Because the thread was closed but the issue is still not resolved. I would like to continue in that discussion.
The server is open, but there's too many people trying to access right now, so the login is pretty slow. It doesn't matter if you keep trying to log or just restart the client. It isn't related with your country either - Regarding Nosmall, some of you can't access the store inside the game. This is known and Gameforge is already working on it.
So GF creates achievement rewards and people are unable to achieve them.