Tag: Albania

Albania sticks to re-opening plan due to few virus cases

Albania will let shopping centres and services start work and drivers travel without permission from Monday due to the low number of infections.

Albania confirms first coronavirus cases

The case involves a father and son who had returned from Italy.

4.3 magnitude earthquake in Albania

A new earthquake of magnitude 4.3 struck Albania on Thursday evening.

Albania seeks arrests for quake deaths in collapsed buildings

Prosecutors issued 17 warrants in total, police said. Two of the nine people detained on Saturday on murder charges were the owners of two hotels that collapsed, killing four people in Durres, Albania's second-biggest city and main port.

Photos: Four dead, buildings down as strongest tremor in decades...

The 6.4 magnitude quake struck shortly before 4 a.m. local time (0300 GMT), the U.S. Geological Survey said, the second powerful tremor to hit the region in two months.

Most powerful earthquake in decades rocks Albania, buildings damaged

The 6.4 magnitude quake struck shortly before 4 a.m. local time (0300 GMT), the U.S. Geological Survey said, the second powerful tremor to hit the region in two months.

France resists EU membership talks for North Macedonia and Albania

French President Emmanuel Macron refused on Friday to let North Macedonia start talks on joining the European Union and led a group...

If the new Brexit deal is rejected, we ‘consider next steps’...

European leaders will need to be ready if the UK Parliament reject the UK Prime Minister’s deal tomorrow, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has said.

Updated: Magnitude 5.6 earthquake rocks buildings in Albania

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 and an aftershock only slightly weaker shook the Albanian port town of Durres on...

Pope, invoking Mother Teresa, encourages North Macedonia’s bid to join EU

Pope Francis on Tuesday implicitly blessed efforts by North Macedonia and other Balkan countries to join the European Union, saying Skopje could look to...