Albania

Albania, officially the Republic of Albania, is a country in Southeast Europe on the Adriatic and Ionian Sea within the Mediterranean Sea. It shares land borders with Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, North Macedonia to the east, Greece to the south and maritime borders with Greece, Montenegro and Italy to the west. Geographically, the country displays varied climatic, geological, hydrological and morphological conditions, defined in an area of 28,748 km². It possesses remarkable diversity with the landscape ranging from the snow-capped mountains in the Albanian Alps as well as the Korab, Skanderbeg, Pindus and Ceraunian Mountains to the hot and sunny coasts of the Albanian Adriatic and Ionian Sea along the Mediterranean Sea. Historically, the country has been inhabited by numerous civilisations such as the Illyrians, Thracians, Ancient Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Venetians and Ottomans.

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Albania’s search for quake victims ends; death toll up to 50

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EU leads international help to Albania quake recovery

TIRANA, Albania (AP) The European Union and the United Nations are coordinating the international...

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Albania ends search for quake victims; death toll up to 51

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Albania quake deadly; rescuers rush in

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Albania calls for international help to recover from quake

Albania’s prime minister said Sunday he has called on the international community financial aid and...

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Albania’s search for quake victims ends; death toll up to 51

The search and rescue operation for earthquake survivors in Albania has ended, the prime minister...

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Albania earthquake death toll rises to 16

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Albania Calls for International Help to Recover From Quake

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Albania PM's future daughter-in-law is killed in earthquake

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Albania Earthquake Kills at Least 23

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Albania earthquake kills 14; rescuers hunt for survivors

A powerful earthquake shook Albania early Tuesday, causing at least minor damage. THUMANE, Albania...

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Albania Death Toll Rises to 30 as State of Emergency Declared

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Albania earthquake death toll hits 40: defence ministry

The death toll from the most powerful earthquake to strike Albania in decades rose to 40 on...

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Albania earthquake death toll hits 40: defence ministry - Times of India

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Albania Starts to Grasp Earthquake Toll as Search for Survivors Continues

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Albania races against time to find earthquake survivors

Thumanë (Albania) (AFP) - Emergency workers on Wednesday pulled dust-covered corpses from the ruins...

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Albania earthquake death toll climbs to 40

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Albania Rocked By 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake, Killing At Least 18

A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake rocked Albania's central coast overnight Tuesday, severely...

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Albania Death Toll Reaches 25 in Quake Aftermath

The death toll from a powerful earthquake in Albania rose to 25 overnight as local and international rescue crews continued to search collapsed buildings...

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Albania earthquake: several dead, dozens hurt

A strong earthquake shook Albania early Tuesday, killing at least four people, injuring 150 and collapsing buildings. The U.S. Geological Survey said the...

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Rescuers race to find Albania quake survivors

DURRES, Albania (AP) - Stopping at intervals to listen for the sounds of survivors, local and international rescue crews searched through the rubble of...

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Albania Searches for Survivors After Fearsome Quake

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Albania mourns as earthquake search for survivors continues

Thumanë (Albania) (AFP) - Albania was in national mourning Wednesday as emergency workers continued...

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Search for Albania Quake Survivors

At least 21 people have died in the 6.4-magnitude earthquake near the coastal town of Durres, Albania. The government has declared Wednesday a day of...

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Albania death toll reaches 25 in quake aftermath

DURRES, Albania (AP) - The death toll from a powerful earthquake in Albania has risen to 25 overnight as local and international rescue crews continue to...

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The Latest: International community offers help to Albania

Albania’s prime minister says neighboring countries, the European Union and the United States have...

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Albania hit with magnitude 6.4 earthquake - CNN Video

Blendi Salaj from CNN affiliate A2 describes the scene in Tirana, Albania, where a magnitude 6.4...

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Albania hit by 6.4-magnitude earthquake, killing at least 14 and injuring hundreds

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Albania earthquake: 16 dead and hundreds injured as most powerful quake in decades hits Tirana

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Albania Earthquake Collapses Buildings, Kills 20 | The Weather Channel

The 6.4 magnitude quake was felt across the southern Balkans and was followed by multiple...

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Albania Rocked By Most Powerful Quake In Decades

TIRANA/THUMANE, Nov 26 (Reuters) — At least 13 people were killed when the most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades shook the capital Tirana...

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Albania hit by powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake leaving at least six dead

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 in magnitude hit the southeastern European nation of Albania on...

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Albania’s Earthquake: What We Know so Far

A powerful earthquake in Albania on Tuesday toppled hundreds of buildings, trapping scores of people in the rubble and leaving at least 22 people dead....

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Deadly 6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Albania

At least 18 people have been killed after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit Albania, the defence ministry says. The quake brought down buildings and left...

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Albania earthquake: At least 16 killed and 600 injured after 6.4 magnitude overnight tremors

At least 16 people have been killed and more than 600 injured as a series of devastating earthquakes...

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The Latest: Albania earthquake death toll rises to 14 | AP news | Journal Gazette

Albania's government has declared Wednesday a day of mourning for the country's earthquake victims....

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Albania hit by 6.4-magnitude earthquake, killing at least 18, injuring hundreds

The Associated Press, citing Albania’s Defense Ministry, said that seven bodies were pulled from the...

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Albania Earthquake Kills at Least 13

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