World Bulletin/News Desk
Sekui held separate meetings with outgoing premier Sali Berisa and winner Socialist Party (SP) Secretary General Edi Rama.
Sekui also announced that EUropean Commission will evaluate the June 23 elections and 3 articles passed by Albanian parliament upon the request of the EU in October's progress report, and added "Albania has the chance to get candidate status by this December."
Dozens of ships and aircraft from 10 countries scoured the seas around Malaysia and south of Vietnam as questions mounted
Interior Ministry spokesman Hani Abdel-Latif, for his part, termed the alleged assassination attempt as an "electoral propaganda".
The UNICEF report said 2 million children needed some form of psychological support or treatment while a total of 5.5 million children were affected by the conflict
Putin says Russia is not controlling events in Crimea, but denials of Russian involvement are rejected by the United States
The Gaza government was scheduled to start paying overdue salaries for public servants on Wednesday.
The Libyan officials also said the government will assemble forces to "liberate" all occupied ports, raising the stakes over a blockage that has cut off vital oil revenue
Tatar leader is organising a boycott of the referendum saying Russia will rig vote and wants world to help Crimea
Western powers and U.N. human rights investigators have accused the Syrian government of a policy of "starvation until submission" to punish tens of thousands of civilians in rebel-held areas
A Palestinian youth and a judge were killed in the West Bank on Monday.
Ukraine is not a NATO member but Russia's intervention in Crimea has alarmed neighbouring countries
In the Black Sea, across the water from the Crimean Peninsula where Russian military groups have seized control, a U.S. navy destroyer will take part in manoeuvres with Romanian and Bulgarian warships.
The newly founded "Al-Sham Legion" consists of 19 Syrian armed groups fighting against Assad's regime.
A Senate Democratic aide said it had not yet been determined whether the Senate Ukraine bill would include the reforms.
The women were taken after soldiers without insignia spotted a pro-Maidan tattoo on one of the women's hands at a checkpoint.
In an interview with the France 24 channel, Iraqi PM Nouri al-Maliki accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of sponsoring terrorism in his country.