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IN DEPTH: Landslide election marks new start for Albania

In vote that appears to have been a referendum for breaking with the past, Albanians have voted a new generation of leaders in power, handing the Socialist-led coalition a three-fifths majority in parliament. Edi Rama will be the country’s prime

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IN DEPTH: Parties conclude electoral campaign driven by economic concerns

Rallies in three cities mark the end of the Albanian electoral campaign. The governing Democrats based their campaign on achievements in the last eight years, while the opposition Socialists vow to fight corruption and return to a progressive tax system

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IN DEPTH: CEC crisis places June polls at risk

Preparations for Albania’s June 23 parliamentary elections are at risk following a crisis in the Central Elections Commission, stemming from a decision by parliament to replace a member of the independent body in charge or running elections. The parliament vote on

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