Albanian opposition holds new rally to seek PM’s resignationMarch 3, 2023 GMT
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters protested anew in the capital Tirana Friday, calling for the prime minister’s resignation for alleged corruption and mishandling of the small Balkan nation’s economy.
Albanian opposition disrupts parliament as supporters rallyFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian opposition lawmakers blowing whistles disrupted a Parliament session on Monday to press home their demand for the government's resignation for alleged corruption, as hundreds of their supporters outside tried to push into the building.
Albanian opposition leads anti-government protestFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Thousands of supporters of Albania's political opposition took part in an anti-government protest Saturday, calling for the prime minister's resignation for alleged corruption and mishandling of the small Balkan nation's economy.
Albanian opposition leader attacked during anti-govt protestDecember 6, 2022 GMT
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The leader of the Albanian opposition center-right Democratic Party was attacked Tuesday during an anti-government protest held near a summit of European Union leaders and their counterparts from the Western Balkans in the Albanian capital.
Former Albanian leader Sali Berisha barred from entering UKJuly 22, 2022 GMT
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Former Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha said Friday that the United Kingdom has barred him from entering the country, citing his involvement with organized crime and corruption.
Albania: Thousands join opposition protest over price hikesJuly 7, 2022 GMT
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters held a peaceful protest in the capital Tirana Thursday, urging the center-left government to resign because of the cost-of-living crisis and alleged corruption.
Former Albanian President Bujar Nishani dies at 55May 28, 2022 GMT
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Former Albanian President Bujar Nishani, who was often criticized for his center-right political affiliation from the leftist coalition, died following a serious health problem, the country’s presidential office said Saturday.
Albania’s ex-leader retakes top post in split partyMay 23, 2022 GMT
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s main opposition center-right Democratic party said on Monday that controversial former president and prime minister Sali Berisha has been re-elected as its leader, nine years after he last held the post, and is pledging to bring the party back to power.
Leader of Albania’s main opposition Democratic party resignsMarch 21, 2022 GMT
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The leader of Albanian's main opposition party resigned Monday from the post following divisive infighting.
Lulzim Basha said he had decided to resign as chairman of the Democratic Party “in order to assist in the resurrection and the unity of the Democrats.”
Albania: Politician’s supporters storm party headquartersJanuary 8, 2022 GMT
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Police in Albania used a water cannon trick and tear gas to disperse protests who broke into the headquarters of the country’s main opposition party in an internal squabble over the party's leadership.
US opposes ex-Albania leader taking seat in new parliamentJuly 30, 2021 GMT
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The United States on Friday pressed Albania’s main opposition Democratic Party to exclude from its lawmakers in the new parliament its former leader Sali Berisha, who is barred by Washington from entering the U.S.