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6 migrant traffickers arrested after opening fire on Albanian border police

May. 26, 2023 05:52 AM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police on Friday said they have arrested six migrant traffickers for allegedly organizing an illegal border crossing for people from Arab countries and opening fire on border police. No injures were reported. A police statement said that the...

Poor Albanian town pins tourism hopes on communist tunnels

Mar. 31, 2023 02:24 AM EDT

KUKES, Albania (AP) — If you'd like to walk for miles in concrete burrows built to defend an isolationist totalitarian regime that nobody wanted to attack, Kukes in northeastern Albania is the place for you. The small Balkan country's post World War II communist dictatorship...