Rama: Albania-Serbia relations at historic high

Relations between Albania and Serbia are now better than ever, I appreciate efforts made by Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic to remove the legacy of animosities, the visiting Albanian Prime...

Serbian, Albanian PMs talk European integration, relations in region

Prime Ministers Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia and Edi Rama of Albania said in Belgrade on Thursday that the countries in the region had a big common potential for cooperation in the future and that...

Spain go top with impressive 2-0 win in Albania

Spain cruised to the top of World Cup qualifying Group G on Sunday with an authoritative 2-0 win in Albania on second-half goals from Diego Costa and Nolito.

Italian police bust Greek-Albanian drug racket, arrest 99 suspects

A major Greek-Albanian drugs cartel that supplied Italian Mafia groups with hard and soft narcotics has been dismantled with 99 arrests, Italy's financial police Guardia di Finanza said Tuesday....

Albania defeat Macedonia in World Cup qualifier

Albania defeated Macedonia 2-1 Tuesday in a football World Cup qualifier which had been abandoned the previous evening after a heavy rainstorm.

Three Balkan states claim link to world's newest saint Mother Theresa

Albania, Macedonia and Kosovo have warmly welcomed Pope Francis' recognition of Mother Teresa as a saint on Sunday, with all three Balkan countries claiming links to the iconic nun.

Macedonia gets caretaker cabinet to guide it through elections

Feuding Macedonian parties on Friday backed a caretaker cabinet tasked with governing until elections in December, which were called to end a potential dangerous political crisis.

At least sixteen foreigners among victims of Italy's earthquake

The death toll from the massive earthquake that struck central Italy, which stands at 291 according to the latest count, includes at least 16 foreign nationals from Romania, Britain, Spain, Canada...

Warmly welcomed in Kosovo, Biden to press for peace with Serbia

US Vice President Joe Biden, a strong supporter of Kosovo during its struggle for independence from Serbia, arrived to a warm welcome in Pristina for talks on Wednesday.

Serbian PM: Government cannot and will not recognise Kosovo

Ethnic Albanians in Kosovo unilaterally declared independence in this southern Serbian province in 2008, an act that Belgrade considers a violation of its Constitution and its territorial...

Italy expels head of Islamic centre accused of radical propaganda

The leader of an Islamic cultural centre in northern Italy has been expelled for spreading radical propaganda, Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said Wednesday.

Kosovo premier condemns attack on parliament

Kosovo Prime Minister Isa Mustafa on Friday condemned the bombing attack on the country's parliament, describing it as "terrorizing."

Explosion rocks Kosovo parliament

Kosovo's parliament building was damaged in a blast late Thursday, state television RTK reported.

Two men jailed over bid to smuggle 18 Albanians to Britain on dinghy

A court sentenced two British men to prison on Friday after convicting them of trying to smuggle 18 Albanian citizens from France to Britain on a small inflatable boat, a trip that prosecutors...

Albania parliament passes judiciary reform key to EU accession

Albania's governing and opposition parties passed a judicial reform package on Thursday, meeting a condition of the European Union for accession talks with the ex-communist Balkan state, Reuters...