Islanders in Croatia and Greece enjoy an enchanting way of life but face challenges posed by isolation and ageing populations.
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For Lefteris Konstantinidis, a 34-year-old lawyer, a normal day in his new office is busy. The phone rings often; he runs around printing new case files and continues to take on new clients. His schedule is exhausting, but he still enjoys his work. Continue reading Breaking News No More: Life for Roma in Greece a Year after “Maria”
NEWS 07 NOV 14
A mysterious movement calling itself the National Liberation Army has claimed responsibility for the recent shelling of the Macedonian government building, which hit the roof and walls.
Continue reading ‘Liberation Army’ Claims it Shelled Macedonian Govt
NEWS 05 NOV 14
Albanians will have to pay more in taxes on tobacco and petrol next year, as well as higher income tax, the draft 2015 budget indicates.
Continue reading Albania Plans to Hike Taxes to Curb Deficit
NEWS 29 OCT 14
Albania has launched an operation to stamp out electricity theft, which costs the cash-strapped Balkan country an estimated 150 million euro every year.
Continue reading Albania Launches Drive Against Power Thieves
NEWS 04 NOV 14
A massive shoot-out in a Tirana club ended in four deaths and the arrest of three suspects – one of whom is the son of a Socialist Party MP.
Continue reading Albania MP’s Son Held Over Nightclub Massacre
The Open Society Foundation in Albania hailed parliament’s approval of the law on public consultations as a step forward toward a more open government.
Continue reading Albania’s New Public Consultation Law Wins Praise
Students blocked the entrance to the Polytechnic University of Tirana on Monday, in protest against a hike in tuition fees in public colleges.
Continue reading Albania Students Block Campus in Tuition Fee Row