Exit polls indicate Edi Rama's Socialists are heading for outright victory in election seen as critical for Albania's progress towards EU membership.
Albania needs a free and fair election, and for the losing side to concede defeat peacefully, to finally progress to the negotiation stage.
High unemployment in Albania has meant that 56% of its population would like to migrate elsewhere to find work
Albania's FDI drops to the lowest level since Q1 2016 although y/y there is moderate growth
General government debt accounts for the bulk of Albania's €3.479bn debt
EU enlargement commissioner reaffirms his determination to bring Western Balkan countries into the union, despite growing perception that the enlargement process is doomed.
The banking downturn is over, with profitability surging last year, according to the lender's annual CEE Banking Report.
Decline in corporate lending contributes to fall in loan volume, while household lending remains strong.
Democratic Party leader Luzhim Basha among those affected by mystery ailment whose symptoms included breathlessness and blurred vision.