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Albanian Opposition Holds Anti-Government Rally, Demands New Vote

Llazar Semini Friday, Feb. 22, 2019

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Thousands of protesters supporting Albania's opposition surrounded the parliament building Thursday and demanded the government step down, claiming it's corrupt and has links to organized crime.

Hundreds of police and rolls of barbed wire are protecting the parliament building in downtown Tirana, the capital, from the protesters. Thursday's parliament session was cancelled and the protest ended peacefully after three hours. ...

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