Albanian police clashed with opposition supporters who tried to force their way into parliament Monday to disrupt a vote on the appointment of an interim prosecutor general.
About 3,000 demonstrators, holding EU and U.S. flags and shouting anti-government slogans, had gathered outside the Albanian Assembly building to condemn the selection of a temporary prosecutor general, which they said was unconstitutional.
Riot police pushed back the protesters after they broke through a security cordon. The demonstrators threw smoke bombs toward officers.
Police said six officers were injured during the clashes. Authorities were working to identify protesters who engaged in...