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Tirana is the capital and largest city by area and population of the Republic of Albania. The city was awarded the title of the European Youth Capital of 2022.
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Drones, time-slots give Albania's virus lockdown a hi-tech edgeBuzzing overhead, the police drone warns shoppers in Tirana that curfew is approaching and they need to go home, having run checks through the day to make sure no one runs past their allotted 90-minute..
Albania’s Search for Quake Victims Ends; Death Toll up to 50TIRANA, Albania — The search and rescue operation for earthquake survivors in Albania has ended, the prime minister said Saturday, with the death toll at 50 and no more bodies believed to be in the..
Albania earthquake death toll hits 40: defence ministryTIRANA: The death toll from the most powerful earthquake to strike Albania in decades rose to 40 on Thursday, after 10 more bodies were pulled from the rubble overnight, the defence ministry said. The..
Powerful quake kills 21 in Albania as buildings bury residentsAt least 21 people were killed when the most powerful earthquake to strike Albania in decades shook the capital Tirana and the country's west and north on Tuesday, tearing down buildings and burying..
Albania earthquake: At least 16 dead as strongest tremor in decades hitsAt least 16 people were killed when the most powerful earthquake to strike Albania in decades shook the capital Tirana and the country’s west and north on Tuesday, tearing down buildings and burying..
Nine killed as powerful quake topples buildings in AlbaniaAt least nine people were killed when the most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocked the capital Tirana and surrounding region on Tuesday, causing buildings to collapse and burying..
Powerful quake shakes Albania, kills seven, topples buildingsAt least seven people were killed when the most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocked the capital Tirana and surrounding region early on Tuesday, causing buildings to collapse and..
At least six killed after powerful earthquake rattles AlbaniaAt least six people have died after the most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocked the capital of Tirana and surrounding region early on Tuesday, causing several buildings to collapse..
Six dead, buildings down as strongest tremor in decades rocks AlbaniaAt least six people have died after the most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocked the capital of Tirana and surrounding region early on Tuesday, causing several buildings to collapse..
Albania earthquake: several dead, dozens hurtA strong earthquake shook Albania early Tuesday, killing at least four people, injuring 150 and collapsing buildings. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.4 quake was centered northwest of..
At least 2 dead, 150 injured after 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes AlbaniaThe U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.4 earthquake was centered 19 miles northwest of Tirana, the capital city of Albania.
Albania: Powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits TiranaAt least one person has died, a Defence Ministry spokeswoman confirmed.
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Strongest tremor in decades rocks Albania, residents trapped in rubbleThe most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocked the capital of Tirana and nearby port town of Durres early on Tuesday, causing at least two buildings to collapse and trapping residents in..
Most powerful earthquake in decades rocks Albania, buildings damagedThe strongest earthquake to hit Albania in decades rocked the capital of Tirana early on Tuesday, sending panicked residents rushing into the streets and causing at least one building to collapse in..
Albania: A legacy of dictatorshipFor almost 50 years, Albania was so hermetically sealed under the Communist dictatorship of Enver Hoxha that it was named the “little North Korea” of Europe. Between 1945 and 1991, at least 6,000..
Germany pushes compromise on EU talks with North Macedonia, AlbaniaGermany has proposed starting EU membership talks with North Macedonia before the end of this year and agreeing in principle to launch the process for Albania, but without setting an exact date prior..
Strong earthquake hits Albania, damage reportedTirana: A strong earthquake hit Albania Saturday afternoon, forcing residents into the street in several cities, causing power cuts in the capital and collapsing some buildings...
Magnitude 5.6 earthquake rocks buildings in AlbaniaAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 and an aftershock only slightly weaker shook the Albanian port town of Durres on Saturday, rocking buildings there and in the capital Tirana and..
Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes west of Albanian capital: USGSAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck 19 miles (30km) west of the Albanian capital Tirana on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey reported.
Macron apologizes to Albania on wrong anthem at soccer gameTIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s prime minister says French President Emmanuel Macron has apologized to him after the wrong national anthem was played ahead of a...
Albanian president cancels vote; PM wants him goneTIRANA (Reuters) - Albanian President Ilir Meta called off local elections set for June 30, but the government accused him of breaking the law and declared he should be thrown out of office. ......