Albania

Mayor Fredi Beleri Incarceration: Albania's Decades-Long Persecution of Greeks

Dionysis-Fredi Beleri, the ethnic Greek mayor-elect of the town of Himara in southern Albania, was arrested only two days before…

1 day ago

Greek Bar Associations delegation visits Fredi Beleri in Durrës prison

A delegation of the plenary of presidents of Greek Bar Associations visited Fredi Beleri, the elected mayor of Himare, at…

2 weeks ago

8,500 Year Old Ancient Stilted Village Discovered North of Greece, Submerged in Lake

In a remarkable archaeological discovery just north of Greece, beneath the tranquil waters of Lake Ohrid, lies the remnants of…

3 weeks ago

HIMARA: Beleri's lawyers meets with Greek counterparts in Athens

The lawyer representing Fredi Beleri, the elected mayor of Himara (Χιμάρα, Albanian: Himarë) in detention in Tirana, visited the Athens…

3 weeks ago

The elected mayor of Himara ended the career of Olta Xhaçka, Albania's foreign minister

The impeachment of the former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Albania, Olta Xhaçka, by Prime Minister Edi Rama, is not…

4 weeks ago

EPP calls Albania authorities to allow Greek-minority politician sworn in

The European People’s Party (EPP), today called Albanian authorities to allow the Greek minority politician, Fredi Beleri, elected mayor of…

4 weeks ago

Greek Firefighters Rescue Group of Migrants Trapped by Massive Wildfire in Northeastern Greece

Authorities in Greece reported that a group of 25 migrants was rescued by Greek firefighters on Friday from a forest…

1 month ago

On this day in 1823, Markos Botsaris was martyred when 350 Greeks attacked thousands of Ottomans

On this day in 1823, Greek Independence war hero Markos Botsaris was martyred when 350 Souliote Greeks he led attacked…

1 month ago

Zelensky will attend the Balkans leaders dinner in Athens

The return of Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the entire prime ministerial team to duties at the Maximos Palace will be combined…

1 month ago

Dua Lipa with the ultimate summer top after vacationing in Greece

Famous singer Dua Lipa continues her vacation, returning to Albania as she informs us through her personal Instagram account, and…

2 months ago

Mayors and Leaders Unite: Rally for Justice in Himare Calls for Release of Elected Mayor

Mayors of Athens and Thessaloniki, Kostas Bakoyannis and Konstantinos Zervas, lent their voices to a rally organized by the Greek…

2 months ago

Athens Mayor Bakoyannis to Visit Himare: Expressing Support for Ethnic-Greek Community and Mayor-Elect Amidst Political Tensions

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis is set to embark on a journey to Himare on Monday, with the intent to engage…

2 months ago

Greece Warns Continued Detention of Ethnic Greek Politician Could Jeopardize Albania's EU Bid

Fredi Beleri, an ethnic Greek minority candidate, was detained on May 12 by Albanian police on charges of trying to…

2 months ago

Fredi Beleri: Athens sends stern message to Albania over continued detention of elected Greek mayor

Foreign Minister George Gerapetritis sent a stern message to neighbouring Albania on Tuesday that it was "shooting itself in the…

2 months ago

EU’s Schinas rails against continued imprisonment of ethnic-Greek mayor in Albania

European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas has expressed “serious concern” over the continued incarceration by the Albanian authorities of an…

2 months ago

Greece's requests in the WW2 Peace Treaty talks - The Arda Valley, Northern Epirus and the Dodecanese Islands

Unfortunately for Greece with an ongoing civil war, the Greeks could not effectively defend themselves in the Peace Treaty talks…

2 months ago

New bus line will connect Greece with Albania – What will the route be?

A new regular international bus line connecting Greece with Albania, specifically Athens-Mavromati-Himara (Albanian: Himarë)" was approved by Minister of Infrastructure…

4 months ago

May 30, 1913: Southern Epirus, Macedonia and Aegean islands unify with Greece from Ottoman Empire

On this day in 1913, the Balkan League, consisting of Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenegro, utterly defeated the Ottoman Empire,…

4 months ago

Continuing detention of ethnic Greek mayor contravenes European perception of the rule of law

The Greek Foreign Affairs Ministry commented on the extension of the detention of Fredi Beleri, the elected ethnic Greek mayor…

4 months ago

Deputy FM Varvitsiotis: Greece is toughening its stance toward Albania

On Thursday, Deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis said that Greece has toughened its stance towards Albania and is determined to…

5 months ago

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