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Tag Archives: Albania

Rescuers work through the night as Albanian quake toll hits 25

THUMANE: Emergency crews found three more bodies on Wednesday morning as they used drones, dogs and heavy machinery to search through the wreckage left by Albania’s worst earthquake in decades, bringing the death toll to at least 25. In the town of Thumane, close to the center of Tuesday’s quake, ...

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Tensions high as Albania heads into disputed local polls

TIRANA: Albania will on Sunday hold bitterly disputed municipal polls that have snowballed into a democratic crisis, with the opposition boycotting the vote and refusing to recognise its results. The tense election run-up has seen bouts of violence as opposition supporters attacked polling stations around the country in a bid ...

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Petrol bombs hurled at Albania’s PM office

TIRANA:Anger against Albanian prime minister Edi Rama mounted on Saturday as thousands of protesters took to the streets in the capital city of Tirana, some of whom hurled petrol bombs at his office gate. For the past three months, protests have erupted all over the country calling for Rama to ...

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