Police, protesters clash outside Albanian parliament on Saturday during an anti-government protest demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Edi Rama.
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News about the struggle for democracy in Albania. Corruption is a major national issue with the European Union as a major force behind rigorous implementation of antigraft measures. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
Four media organizations ask Albanian government to drop two draft laws on state regulation and compulsory registration of online media to fight fake news.
Albanians are voting in a key parliamentary election that follows a landmark agreement
Country of 2.8 million has been trapped in the throes of a serious electoral crisis since February
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Many in Eastern Europe and Central Asia united in fear of familiar Soviet-style conquer of Crimea
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Power in Albania takes major step to democracy with peaceful transition to once opposition party
Muslim countries like Pakistan and Malaysia show democracy making gains and has attraction