The new media platform targets seven countries in the Balkans, and will publish content in multiple languages, including Albanian, Bosnian and Macedonian.
General Major Bajram Begaj won the post after the 140-seat Parliament voted 78 in favor, four against and one abstained as most of the opposition boycotted the election.
Redi Shehu, head of Tirana-based Medius think-tank, explains why Europe is slowly fading away from Albanians’ focus, while the country's relations with Turkiye are becoming stronger.
Turkish President Erdogan has announced a total of 522 housing units have been built for the northwestern town of Lac, which was struck by a deadly quake in 2019.
The American decision reflects both Albania’s strategic importance and the growing volatility in the Balkans.
A group of protesters led by Albania's former opposition party leader Sali Berisha used iron bars and hammers to break open the main doors of the building, as police fired teargas and water cannons at them.
An energy crisis in the country has been compounded by a booming industry in crypto mining. Not everyone is convinced that the measure will resolve Kosovo's energy crises.
A significant number of Albanians live in eastern Turkey. They are mainly the descendants of former Ottoman officials and victims of Serbian persecution.
No breakthrough at the EU meeting with leaders of Albania, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Kosovo on the tortuous path towards bloc's membership.
As the European Union looks inward, countries promised accession to the bloc find themselves left in the cold.
What started as a regular police operation by Kosovo’s police forces to enforce the law has resulted in Serbia’s President using sabre-rattling rhetoric harking back to the dark old days of the 1990s.
The closest most Afghans have ever got to Albania is in the alphabet. Now, for some, it’s home and perhaps even their future.
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