50 years after Auschwitz, NATO intervened in Kosova to prevent a new genocide on European soil

Remarks by NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană at International Holocaust Rememberance Day (As prepared)   Thank you Ambassador Talò... »

The United States values Albania as an ally, partner, and true friend

US Ambassador Yuri Kim’s Remarks After the Credential Ceremony, in Tirana   Good afternoon. This morning, I presented my credentials... »


Washington—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Senator Bob Menendez, Ranking Member of the... »

De Blasio Administration Outlines Preparedness for Novel Coronavirus

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, FDNY, NYCEM, NYC Health + Hospitals poised to respond novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)  ... »

U.S. Envoy Urges Kosova, Serbia to Focus on Jobs, Economic Development

By Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty PRISHTINA — The U.S. special envoy for Serbia and Kosova has urged leaders in both... »

Ukraine asks OSCE to expand its monitoring mission

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine has asked the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to expand its monitoring mission in... »

Rama visits Ukraine as chairperson of OSCE: Calls for a a peaceful resolution to the crisis

KYIV / STANYTSIA LUHANSKA, 21 January 2019 – OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Prime Minister and Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of... »

Albania Expels Iranian Diplomats Amid Worsening Relations

By Keida Kostreci Albania said Wednesday it has ordered the expulsion of two Iranian diplomats and declared them “persona non... »

Never forget the Reçak massacre, but more importantly let’s make sure it never happens again

By Harry Bajraktari Twenty-one years ago, the Reçak massacre shocked the world and ended finally the patience of the West... »

Albania presents its OSCE Chairmanship priorities, in Vienna.

Implementing political commitments together, making a difference on the ground continuing to strengthen dialogue to define Albania’s 2020 OSCE Chair... »

Access to Justice: Profiles of special prosecutors in Albania

AIS, an organization promoting Open Data Albania invites you to access information through our new database entitled access to Justice... »

Businessman Eddie Egriu, to challenge Brian Higgins in Democratic Primary

Press release   Buffalo, NY. December 30, 2019. Businessman Emin Eddie Egriu announced today that he will challenge Congressman Brian... »

Photos from Christmas celebrations in Albania and Kosova


UN family of agencies committed to support Albania’s recovery from the quake

Report from UN Resident Coordinator for Albania   Immediately following the 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Albania in the early hours... »

Advent’s Joyful Day in NYC – Among Albanian Sisters

By Merita B. McCormack*   Washington DC – Gaudete Sunday found my daughter and me in NYC. Having planned it... »

A traitor of the Albanian nation

By Harry Bajraktari The new regional summit among Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia in Durrës, marked another low in the... »

Spotlight on Kosova American Education Fund: Democracy Through the Lens of Alumnus Agon Maliqi

By Alba Kondirolli, KAEF Project Coordinator Agon Maliqi has bookended the past decade with excellence. In 2010, he first landed... »

Celebrating Independence Day during National Disaster in Albania

The Albanian community celebrated Independence day with a heavy heart and in solidarity by those affected by the earthquake.  ... »

Albania should work to revitalize OSCE’s core principles

Rudina Hajdari, member of Albania’s parliament speaks at the Helsinki Commission’s session, as Albania takes over the chair of OSCE... »

We should tell our stories, defend our history

By Harry Bajraktari This year we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the liberation of Kosova. I remember very well, when... »

Vague statement from US Embassy in Kosova condemns historical revisionism and legal measures against it

The Embassy of the United States responded indirectly to President of Serbia recent statement that about OSCE Verification Mission faking... »

A great show of solidarity by the diaspora – now we expect transparency from the government of Albania

The tragedy should serve also as an occasion to move toward ending the political crisis in Albania   By Harry... »

After Devastating Earthquake, Albania Begins to Bury Victims

By Keida Kostreci November 29, 2019  – Albanians began the week on a high note, as they prepared to celebrate the... »

28th of November is much more than the “Albanian 4th of July”

On November 28th, 1443, Albania’s National Hero, Gjergj Kastriot Skënderbeu (George Kastriot Skanderbeg) captured the Castle of Kruja (Croia) that... »

EDES War Criminals Confess About Their Crimes in Chameria…75 years later..

Ilir Ademi Today there exists an irrefutable body of documentation that proves the that the Greek crimes against Albanians of... »

A shocking discovery for the family of a communism victim

Luan Mersini, a political prisoner, executed in 1968, was preserved in a lab, and was found thirty years later among... »

A significant factor to determine the U.S.-Serbian relations

“The Bytyqi brothers gave their lives to fight injustice. Now, we must return this favor and deliver justice for their... »

Ismail Kadare is a strong and beautiful voice for the people of a neglected corner of Europe

Form the archives of Illyria newspaper: Our interview with Dr. John K. Cox, professor of Wheeling Jesuit University, on October... »

Bronx President Ruben Diaz Jr hosts the annual Albanian Independence Day celebration

On Thursday, November 21, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual celebration of Albania’s Independence. The event,... »

Hopes for the future dashed: Balkans security after the French veto

The European Council’s failure to open accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania could mark a turning point for peace... »