Tirana

  • Albania ammunition dump blast kills 5, injures 243 March 16, 2008

    Tirana (Albania): A massive explosion at an Albanian army ammunition dump near Tirana killed at least five people and injured 243, including many children, authorities said. The Prime Minister said he feared there could be many dead. The initial blast on Saturday at the depot at Gerdec village, about 10 kilometers...
  • It's crowded six feet under! August 30, 2006

    Tirana: Tirana residents are trying to put off dying until the government and city officials end their row over space shortages in the Albanian capital's graveyards. Tirana municipality has shut down one of the city's two cemeteries and said the other has space for only one more week. It blames the government...