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A policeman stands with a gun near a shopping mall following shootings on July 22, 2016 in Munich. Several people were killed on Friday in a shooting rampage by a lone gunman in a Munich shopping centre, media reports said / AFP / dpa / Lukas Schulze / Germany OUT …

Albanian National Wanted Over Cocaine Smuggling Arrested in Germany

TIRANA, Albania (AP) – Albanian police say an Albanian businessman accused of involvement in the trafficking of 613 kilograms (1,350 pounds) of cocaine earlier seized in the country has been arrested in Germany. A statement Friday said that Arber Cekaj,

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EU to Help Albania Manage Borders and Migrant Crisis

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union said Monday it has reached an agreement to assist Albania in border management and also deploy teams there to respond to potential flows of migrants.

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NCA: Violent Albanian Gangs Have Control of UK Drug Trafficking Market

Criminal Albanian gangs ready to resort to “serious violence” have “considerable control” over the drug trafficking market in the UK, a National Crime Agency (NCA) report has revealed. The gangs, which use London as their primary hub but are established

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Albania Socialists Win Polls, Can Govern Without Partner

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s left-wing Socialist Party has secured a second mandate in a general election, winning a majority of seats in parliament, nearly complete results showed Tuesday.

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Serb Officials Warn Of Another War In The Balkans

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) – Serbian officials warned on Friday of another war in the Balkans if Albanians try to form a joint state with Kosovo in the war-weary European region and the West does not reject such a plan. The angry

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Albanian Murderer Deported in 2009 Is Back in the UK

An Albanian murderer deported from the UK in 2009 after a lengthy legal battle is back in the country, running a £40,000 business and making no effort to conceal his identity, according to reports.

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Albanian Police Seize 3 Tons of Cannabis Plants

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say they have seized three metric tons of cannabis and destroyed some 13,000 plants in a northern district. A statement Friday said that a day earlier in Mat, 90 kilometers (55 miles) north of

Members of the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq organization chant slogans and hold banners during a tour organized by the Iraqi government for foreign diplomats in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Iraq's government has given foreign diplomats a rare look inside a refugee camp housing Iranian exiles, as Baghdad seeks international help resettling …

Last Remaining Iranian PMOI Members Leave Camp Liberty for Albania

On Friday, the remaining 280 members of the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) — also known as the People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) — who were stationed in Camp Liberty (Hurriya) in Iraq were relocated to Albania, officially closing the camp which was a place of refuge for the dissidents against the Iranian regime since the 1980s.