Albania’s election: A country in need of a new political narrative as it aims to open EU accession talks

Albania will hold a parliamentary election on 25 June. The election was originally scheduled for 18 June, but was pushed... »

Contemporary dance as a refusal of traditional schemes and academism

Megi NDOKAJ Artist – Ballerina Although not a frequent topic, modern or contemporary dance in Albania has become increasingly more... »

EXCLUSIVE – Tomka and His Friends

Streaming on FilmStruck.com in the US and Canada from June 23rd ACP’s restoration of TOMKA AND HIS FRIENDS on demand... »

NATO-Kosova Cooperation

The Kosova Security Force (KSF) should be upgraded into a full-standing army and integrated into NATO’s Partnership for Peace (PfP),... »

A few words about the book “I want to be heard”

See below the complete speech that I was planned to give today in Belgrade at the promotion of the book... »

Engel slams Serbia’s refusing entry to former Kosova President

Says Serbia’s Actions Should Jeopardize EU Accession   WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign... »

From KAEF: Thank you for joining us!

Kosova American Education Fund (KAEF) Hosted Spring Gala Featuring Soccer Star Lorik Cana and U.S. Congressman Eliot Engel Themed “Kosova... »

Life is a bypass

Steven Lulushi passed away today 5/28/2017, at age 32. The son of a fugitive from the communist regime, which even... »

More arrests made, as UK police hunts for the network of the Manchester suicide bomber

By Michael Holden and Andy Bruce MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Police scrambled to close down a network around the Manchester... »

Macedonian President gives mandate for coalition government

By Kole Casule SKOPJE (Reuters) – Macedonia’s President Gjorge Ivanov on Wednesday mandated Social Democrat leader Zoran Zaev to form... »

The brutal attack on Ziadin Sela, the mafia-style tactics of Gruevsky and four recommendations about Macedonia

Statement of Hon. Joseph J. DioGuardi, President, Albanian American Civic League – House Committee on Foreign Affairs – Subcommittee on... »

Engel remarks on threats to peace and stability in the Balkans

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following remarks at the... »

Preventing new Balkan conflicts

Speaking notes for the testimony at the hearing on “The Balkans: Threats to Peace and Stability” of the Subcommittee on... »

New York Senate Resolution Asks Gov Cuomo to Recognize September 4th, 2017 – as Mother Teresa Day

Senate Resolution No. 1841 BY: Senator GOLDEN MEMORIALIZING Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim September 4, 2017, as Mother Teresa... »

Stirring portraits of communist Albania’s women recall different reality

By Jeremy Gaunt ATHENS (Reuters) – Three women stare down from the gallery wall – colorful, defiant and imbued with... »

An unforgettable evening with Prince Leka in Connecticut

Viosa and Richard Lukaj, of Greenwich, Connecticut are no strangers to royals. A few years back, they welcomed in their... »

Highly respected elder of the Albanian-American community laid to rest in New York

(Photos by Dritan Haxhia) Hundreds of Albanian-Americans gathered today to bid the last farewell to Musli Mulosmanaj, a highly respected... »

Who are the Sufis and why does ISIS see them as threatening?

by Peter Gottschalk The Conversation.com April 28, 2017 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2638/who-are-the-sufis-and-why-does-isis-see-them-as On Feb. 16, 2017, a bomb ripped through a crowd assembled... »

ICWP Newsletter Spotlight on Ibadete Abazi, a playwright from Kosova

Reposted from http://www.womenplaywrights.org/newsletter Ibadete Abazi is a screenwriter /playwright, born in 1990 in Kosova (former Yugoslavia). She is currently completing... »

Engel statement on French court’s release of former Kosova Prime Minister

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement: “I’m glad... »

Haradinaj Release Underscores Belgrade’s — And Region’s — Denial Of ‘Dark Past’

http://www.rferl.org/a/kosovo-haradinaj-serbia-denial-past-balkans-without-borders/28454730.html Balkans Without Borders   After more than three months in detention, Ramush Haradinaj is free to go home. The... »

The Syrian Sarin Attacks of August 2013 and April 2017

by Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Dany Shoham The Besa Center April 26, 2017 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2637/the-syrian-sarin-attacks-of-august-2013-and-april BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 452,... »

Lucy’s Brooch

Gena Morina – Bajrami   (This story was written in February and is reprinted as a tribute to Lucy on... »

“It wasn’t only our family, the entire country protected them”

The speech held by Bujar Veseli at the ceremony to honor Veseli Family on Holocaust Remembrance Day at Adas Israel... »

Russia Risks a New Cold War in the Balkans

By David L. Phillips The front line in Russia’s Cold War lies in the Balkans. Serbia is the epicenter of... »

Father Sako learns the Gospel!!!

For as long as the mass was conducted in Greek, the parishioners of Remas attended each service with complete faith... »

What do all Muslims think of progressive (liberal) Islam?

by Stephen Schwartz Quora.com April 20, 2017 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2633/what-do-all-muslims-think-of-progressive-liberal I cannot speak for all Muslims but I would reply as follows... »

Is It True We Did Not Go To the Moon?

Quora.com April 16, 2017 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2630/is-it-true-we-did-not-go-to-the-moon https://www.quora.com/Is-it-true-we-did-not-go-to-the-moon/answer/Stephen-Schwartz-10 The U.S. did not land a team on the moon. The Japanese did not... »

Adas Israel Congregation will honor the memories of the Veseli Family from Albania

Raif Hyseni and Merita Halili will performe at this year’s Garden of the Righteous ceremony The Garden of the Righteous... »

Chairman Ernst Stresses Need to Examine Russian “Grey Zone” Operations to Prevent Similar Scenarios, Including Kosova

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services’ Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee... »