Protesters storm Macedonia parliament, rough up opposition leader

/ Apr 28, 2017

Protesters storm Macedonia parliament, rough up opposition leader

Demonstrators stormed Macedonia’s parliament Thursday and attacked MPs, including the opposition leader, in protest over a vote for a new parliamentary speaker. Zoran Zaev, who leads the main opposition Social Democrats, was seen with blood on his face amid the chaos, while Interior Minister ...

Switzerland joins host France in final 16

Jun 20, 2016

Switzerland joins host France in final 16

France and Switzerland settled for a 0-0 draw that suited both sides, while Albania staked its claim to a place in the last 16 of the European Championship by eliminating Romania in a 1-0 victory on Sunday. Two years ago in Brazil, France overran ...

France moves into next round after victory over Albania

Jun 16, 2016

France moves into next round after victory over Albania

The French progressed to the second round of the European Championship they’re hosting with a 2-0 win over Albania, keeping their supporters and coach Didier Deschamps on edge right to the end on Wednesday. For the second successive match, France left it late to ...

Albania opens communist secret police archives

May 1, 2015

Albania opens communist secret police archives

The Albanian parliament passed a law Thursday opening secret police files on civilians that have been kept shut tight since the fall of the feared communist regime. Unofficial sources have estimated that about 20 percent of Albanians collaborated with the notorious Sigurimi secret police, ...

Flash floods hit Greece, Albania, force evacuations

Feb 2, 2015

Flash floods hit Greece, Albania, force evacuations

Flash floods caused by heavy rain have hit northwestern Greece and southern Albania, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of villagers Sunday and destroying a famous 18th-century stone bridge. No casualties were reported in either country. Heavy rain began Saturday in the northwestern Greek province ...