albania albania  /æl ˈbeɪ ni ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a republic in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic coast of the Balkan Peninsula

Usage(s):

  • Rebel a mayoral makeover salvaging albanias blighted capital seemed impossibleuntil mayor edi rama came back to town.

News

  1. Albania opposition scents poll victory, urges PM to quit

    By Benet Koleka and Matt Robinson TIRANA (Reuters) - Albania's Socialist opposition urged Prime Minister Sali Berisha to accept defeat on Monday after it took a convincing lead in an election seen as a test of the NATO country's democratic credentials. A projection, based on 42 percent of votes counted, gave the Socialist Party of former Tirana mayor Edi Rama 84 of parliament's 140 seats, ahead ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Albania Election: Socialist Rama leads

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Early election returns in Albania showed Edi Rama's Socialist coalition leading Monday in the popular vote count, but the conservative incumbents claimed that they still expected to win.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Albania starts counting results in election marred by killing

    TIRANA, Albania — Vote counting has begun a day after Albania's general election, which was marred by gunfire at a polling station which left one man dead and two others wounded.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "We are determined to take any decision, pass any law and undertake any reform to make Albania appropriate to receive the invitation" to join the western military alliance, Berisha said.
    on Jun 10, 2007 By: Sali Berisha Source: Forbes

  2. "What is important for the people of Kosovo is that the US and Albania strongly support their independence," Bush said.
    on Jun 17, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Sofia Echo

  3. "I just couldn't do it," says le Carre. "There was always an instinct towards corruption in him. And remember, he was responsible for sending countless British agents to their deaths, to be killed - 40 or more in Albania."
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: John Le Carre Source: First Post

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