US Embassy: We urge restraint during the upcoming March 16 protest

By the Embassy of the United States in Tirana “While peaceful protest is a fundamental pillar of a democracy, inciting... »

Serbia’s Vucic Says No Recognition of Kosova Unless Belgrade Gets Something Too

By RFE/RL Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has said that Belgrade “cannot recognize Kosova” as an independent state unless Serbia gets... »

Why the rush?

By Daniel Serwer March 6, 2019 – I spoke this morning via Skype to a conference in Prishtina on the... »

Raising funds for an Albanian Jewish Museum in Prizren

REMARKS BY HARRY BAJRAKTARI Good evening Ladies & Gentlemen, I want to commend the Albanian American Women’s Organization and the... »

The bromance isn’t going well

Daniel Serwer Agon Maliqi raises three legitimate issues in response to my post welcoming Kosova’s negotiating platform: 1) Domestic costs... »

Bolton’s Bias Against Kosova

By David L. Phillips Kosova used to enjoy broad bipartisan support in the United States. President Bill Clinton led NATO’s... »

Kosova Marks Independence Anniversary With Parade

By RFE/RL’s Balkan Service Residents of Kosova’s capital, Prishtina, gathered to watch a parade of the Kosova Security Force (KSF)... »

“Kosova Should Stay the Course”

by Shirley Cloyes DioGuardi   Response to the 100 percent tax on Serbia I believe that the United States and... »

Mother Teresa’s dark night of the soul determined all her decisions claims Birmingham study

New research carried out by the University of Birmingham’s Gëzim Alpion concludes that Mother Teresa’s dark night of the soul... »

2019 Should Be the Year for an Agreement

Joint Op-Ed of Ambassadors Scott and Kosnett February 8, 2019 The courage and creativity shown by the leaders in Athens... »

Why should Kosova extend Serbia a courtesy that they do not reciprocate?

Security Council Meeting STATEMENT by H.E. Ms. Vlora Çitaku, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Embassy of the Republic of Kosova in... »

Off and online – A Facebook story

By Rea Kondi The recent story of a controversial Facebook Research Program that paid the iPhone users for their personal... »

Albanians stand out among the courageous people, offered Jews a safe haven from the Nazis

Remarks at a UN Civil Society Meeting “A Matter of Humanity: The Rescue of Jews in Albania During the Holocaust”... »

‘Leaders who sanction hate speech’ encourage citizens to do likewise, UN communications chief tells Holocaust remembrance event

Photos courtesy of Ilir Rizaj The Holocaust illustrates how easily “people can move from condoning brutality, to committing genocide” and... »

A quintessential story of humanity, a legacy of civility and a lesson for future generations

Intervention of Ambassador Besiana Kadare, during the UN Civil Society event: “A matter of humanity: The rescue of Jews in... »

A Conference on Kosova and the Conditions to Suspend the Tariff against Serbian Goods

A comprehensive and legally binding agreement between Kosova and Serbia can be concluded in 2019   By Ramush Haradinaj, Prime... »

Albanian Youth Center (AYC) in Connecticut – A great resource for young people in our community

One of the High School students in the program shared with us an essay she submitted at school to her... »

Farewell speech by Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati

MEFA, 23 January 2019 – Ladies and gentlemen, Today, as I was walking into this building for the last time... »

Engel Floor Remarks on NATO Support Act

WASHINGTON— January 22, 2019 – Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the... »

Majlinda Bregu takes office as the Secretary General of the Regional Cooperation Council

Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) Secretariat Sarajevo – Mrs. Majlinda Bregu assumed her duties of the new Secretary General of the... »

Warm welcome for Archbishop Charles John Brown, papal Nuncio of Albania, at Our Lady of Shkodra in Hartsdale

An esteemed honor and a privilege celebrating mass today at Our Lady of Shkodra Church with his excellency Archbishop Charles... »

When women unite and the books lead to light

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It... »

Engel Elected Chairman of Committee on Foreign Affairs

January 4, 2019 – Washington —Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the... »

Kosova College of Surgeons Established

An Important Step Toward Advancing Patient’s Care and School of Surgery December 31, 2018 – On December 3rd, 2018 a... »

New York City launches SMS short code for Times Square New Year’s Eve festivities

Text NEWYEARSEVE to 692692 to receive important alerts and notifications about the New Year’s Eve Times Square celebrations   December... »

An historic chance to explore the true taste of Albania

Don’t miss the Albanian Gastronomic Evening, on January 3rd, 2019   By Ruben Avxhiu A famous expression goes: We are... »

From restaurants to hotels, Tri-State Linen – a proud Albanian-American business – remains in high demand

By Ruben Avxhiu The word “linen” rarely makes it in restaurant reviews, but those involved in this tough and capricious... »

Albanian Gastronomic Evening – Keep on the Flame of Tradition

Interview with Fejsal Demiraj, Sous Chef of Noma and Co-Founder of RRNO Foundation 3rd of January 2019 One if By... »

Farewell to Agim Ghilaga (Xhilaga)

June 2, 1931 – December 18, 2018 Agim Ghilaga (Xhilaga), husband to Vildan Bushati over 55 years, and father of... »

US Government Designates Vucic Ally’s Entire Family for Sanctions

December 18, 2018 – Today, the United States Department of State designated Goran “Guri” Radosavljevic and his entire family for... »