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Stories with place: Albania
  • Albania awarded Serbia win by sports court in drone case story has photos
    Updated: Jul-10-15 4:38 pm

    Albania was awarded a victory over Serbia by the top sports court on Friday in a reversal of a UEFA sanction over a soccer game that was abandoned when a drone with a political banner flew into the stadium and sparked violence.

  • Merkel visits Balkans amid Greek crisis story has photos
    Updated: Jul-08-15 5:26 pm

    BELGRADE, Serbia - The Balkan countries aspiring for European Union membership can reach their goals despite the crisis in Greece, Angela Merkel said Wednesday as she began a two-day tour of the region.

  • Merkel assures Albania of European prospects 
    Updated: Jul-08-15 11:44 am

    TIRANA, Albania - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has assured Albania and Western Balkan countries there is no artificial delay in their EU entry prospects but says they should deepen reforms to achieve the required standards.

  • Exposed to Greek banks, Balkans brace for trouble 
    Updated: Jul-07-15 9:44 am

    BELGRADE, Serbia - There is a saying in the Balkans: "Indebted like Greece."

  • Germany backs Albania with loans, grants worth 107.5M euros 
    Updated: Jul-06-15 12:59 pm

    TIRANA, Albania - Two days before German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Tirana, the German government has signed six loans and grants worth a total of 107.5 million euros (US$119.3 million) to promote Albania's energy and water supply sectors.