Language and Albanian-American Community

Dr. Albana Gjeka-Sgouridis June, 6, 2018 – Miracles … certainly we believe in them. Yet, who among us would ever... »

50 Years Since 1968: Looking Back at Kosova Protests

CIP, June 8, 2018 “Enverists” and “Titoists”, in Kosova and Albania, and the events of 1968 Remarks To Academic... »

“Swastikas: let’s destroy them!”

The Ridgefield Press: Letter to the Editor Dear Sir: Mr. Macklin Reid’s informative: “Swastikas Again Defile Ballard Park” (May 5/31)... »

USCIS Redesigns Citizenship and Naturalization Certificates

High-Tech Features Create More Secure Documents   WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began issuing redesigned Certificates of... »

I miss that land of stones and snakes, though I miss Sarajevo more

In the past I considered this my best piece of journalism because it covered a subject ignored by others and... »

Mark Vickers: Peshkopi to Fushë Lurë, via Grykë Nokë

I had taken a few days away from Tirana to explore another part of Albania that I hadn’t as yet... »

Bibliography of Anti-Soviet Books

In Memory of Richard Pipes, 1923-2018: Fatiha by Ashk Sylejman [Stephen Schwartz] Frontpagemag May 18, 2018 Most of these books... »

The Book Launch of: NEGATIVE SPACE

Written by: Luljeta Lleshanaku Translated by: Ani Gjika “Language arrived fragmentary / split in syllables / spasmodic / like code in times of... »

Foundation of the Second Bektashi Sufi Mission to America

by Ashk Sylejman [Stephen Schwartz] CIP/May 8, 2018 – The Second Bektashi Sufi Mission to America has been launched. Who... »

Texas Army National Guard Green Berets mentor U.S., Albanian and Lithuanian forces during Allied Spirit VIII

Story by Sgt. Karen Sampson U.S. Special Operations Command Europe 05. 01. 2018 – Allied Spirit was a multinational exercise... »

Stay the course

I spent last week visiting two allegedly dysfunctional states in the Balkans: Macedonia and Kosova. Rumors of their incapacity or... »

Neurosurgery in Albania started with Walter Lehmann by M Petrela

Click on the link below to access the material, by Dr. Mentor Petrela Neurosurgery in Albania started with Walter Lehmann... »

The Day of Our Lady of Shkodra – April 26th

Lieutenant Colonel Mark D Vickers was the British Defence Attache to Albania, 2005-8, and has retained many links with the... »

A distinctive book about politics and Kosovo’s Public Broadcaster

“Politics and the public media in Kosovo” is a distinctive book that deals with the dependence of the public broadcaster... »

The Sweeping Legacy of First Lady Barbara Bush

Former First Lady Barbara Bush, wife of 41st President George H. W. Bush, passed away in Houston, Texas, on April... »

Albanian Journalistic Code of Ethics revised to reflect the challenges of present times

After months of roundtable discussions and local and international expert work, the Albanian Media Institute in collaboration with the Albanian... »

Nearly one million people became new citizens of EU member states in 2016

Albanians rank second in numbers, among the new EU citizens, after Moroccans while leaving immediately behind Indians, Pakistanis and Turks... »

Celebration of Sultan Nevruz at the First Albanian American Bektashi Teqe

By: Mynyr Z. Nazifi On Sunday March 25th, Bektashis from across North America gathered for the annual Sultan Nevruz celebration... »

Night of Albanian Pearls in NYC raises 13K for the cancer treatment of a Kosova director

Photos from Ilir Rizaj ( Bekim Lumi’s NYC Friends & AAWO Motrat Qiriazi organized a beautiful night of Albanian Music,... »

Dr. Agim Leka served as a role model from every aspect

My name is Lindita Çoku, I am Albanian and cardiothoracic surgeon in US. I have been privileged and honored to... »

Bureau of Intl Narcotics in US praises Colonel Taibe Canolli, of Kosova’s Police

Posted by U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Intl Narcotics & Law Enforcement (INL)   Today INL is pleased to... »

Wonder in Sonder

By Rea KONDI So far the year 2018 has manifested compelling trends of self-expression and empowering movements of speaking out... »

Cultural diplomacy at its best

Moments from the event organized together with great photographer and philanthropist Fadil Berisha at the Mission of Albania to the... »

In Memoriam: A Tribute to Dr. Agim Leka (1924 – 2018) and Elizabeth Leka (1933-2017)

Offered to their sons Donald and Drini and their spouses and family Dr. Agim Leka and his beloved wife Elizabeth... »

Kosova Deserves Our Congratulations and Continued Support

By President Bill Clinton US forces, and meet the local leaders. I also visited an elementary school in Ferizaj. I... »

Kosova’s Declaration of Independence

As adopted by Kosova’s Assembly on February 17, 2008   Convened in an extraordinary meeting on February 17, 2008, in... »

Letters to the Editor – Albanians fight back, defend Kosova’s independence

Published by The Boston Globe – Letter to the editor, February 22, 2008 Kosova was late rather than “too early”... »

US blacklists former Albania Prosecutor General and his family for “significant corruption”

Secretary Tillerson has publicly designated former #Albania Prosecutor General Adriatik Llalla & immediate family members under Sec 7031(c) of FY17... »

Kosova is 10 years old – Forever grateful to the United States of America

Kosova turns 10! We hosted a big celebration for our 10th independence anniversary in Washington, DC. A wonderful night surrounded... »

Staying Connected In The Age of Virtual Reality

We are living in the age of technology and it is amazing how much this has changed our lives and... »