Albania’s Socialist-led government received just rewards for its reform efforts when the European Commission recommended the launch of EU accession negotiations, saying the candidate country has made steady progress on the priorities set.
Justice reforms help Tirana advance on EU accession path but more effort needed on tackling high-level corruption, EC says.
Unpredictability is never an asset in foreign or defence policy, so the election of the mercurial Donald Trump to the US presidency is already causing conniptions in European capitals, especially those of Central Europe.
With tighter regulatory rules looming, life is not going to get any easier for the region’s banks.
Spat erupts with Athens as Albania orders ethnic Greek families to evacuate homes to make way for Himare development project.
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