Turkey said on Monday it would join Albania and Kosovo in boycotting the Nobel awards ceremony in protest against 2019 literature prize laureate Peter Handke, who has been criticized for backing late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic.
Albania said on Monday its ambassador to Sweden would boycott the Nobel prize awards ceremony in protest against 2019 literature prize laureate Peter Handke, who has been criticized for supporting late former Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic.
Bebe Rexha returned from a recent trip to Albania where she’s spearheading an effort to help the country rebuild after a devastating earthquake last month killed 51 people and destroyed thousands of buildings.
Building homes for people displaced by Albania's worst earthquake in decades will not squeeze state spending on other priorities, the prime minister said on Tuesday, as the army blew up an unsafe six-storey building damaged by the disaster.
Residents of damaged buildings in Albania's second-biggest city of Durres are reluctant to return to their apartments until the government can tell them they are safe following last week's deadly earthquake.
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