BRUSSELS: The EU has backed the opening of formal membership talks with Albania and Macedonia as the bloc looks to expand into the Balkans and grow for the first time in years. The announcement on Tuesday comes a month ahead of a summit…
LYON: Armando Sadiku scored Albania's first goal at a major tournament in a historic 1-0 win over Romania on Sunday to keep alive their slender hopes of progressing to the Euro 2016 knockout phase.
MARSEILLE: Albania goalkeeper Etrit Berisha fought to contain his emotions as the Balkan minnows' hopes of remaining in Euro 2016 were dented by a last-gasp 2-0 defeat to Group A rivals France on Wednesday.
LENS: An early goal by defender Fabian Schaer earned Switzerland a 1-0 victory over debutants Albania whose captain was sent off before halftime in the Euro 2016 Group A match on Saturday.
LONDON: World champions Germany and perennial also-rans Albania do not share much in common in soccer but both were united in joy on Sunday when they qualified for Euro 2016 in France along with Romania and Poland.
BELGRADE: Olsi Rama, brother of Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, was arrested on suspicion of organising the incident that provoked the abandonment of the Euro 2016 qualifier between Serbia and Albania on Tuesday, according to Serbian…