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Foreign Minister, Hoxhaj at US Congress: Speaks about developments in Kosova and the region

Washington, March 22, 2017 – On the second day of his visit in Washington, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kosova... »

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Engel Remarks on U.S. Policy toward Kosova

Mar 22, 2017 – WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the... »


Senators Peters and Ernst relaunch the Albanian Issues Caucus in US Senate

The second day of Minister Bushati’s visit in Washington was marked by relaunching of the Senate Albanian Issues Caucus. The... »

Nusja dhe shtetrrethimi ( Ibrahim Muça, Kristaq Mitro, 1978)/ The Bride and The Curfew. Poster designer Azis Karalliu. Image courtesy of AQSHF.

ACP Statement Regarding Proposed Ban on Communist Era Albanian Films

The Directors and Advisors of the Board of the Albanian Cinema Project (ACP) are extremely troubled by the proposed ban... »


The Condomisation of Memory

Ph.D. Julian Bejko Department of Sociology, University of Tirana [email protected] This is the first time that I don’t have any... »

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“I hope the Government of Kosova will take a breath and work in a way that we’ve always discussed”

United States Ambassador to Kosova, Greg Delawie’s Interview with News Portal Insajderi, March 15, 2017   Insajderi: Was there any... »

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Can Albanians Protest?

By Catherine Bohne  Reprinted from the original, Peisazhe të Fjalës, here: https://peizazhe.com/2017/02/28/can-albanians-protest/ My name is Catherine Bohne and I live... »

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President Trump’s remarks as prepared for delivery

TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the... »


Kosova’s Young Leaders are Making History on the World Stage

February 2017 has brought Kosovo American Education Fund (KAEF) Graduate Fellowship program great news and successes of its alumni on... »


Macedonia’s Social-Democrat leader expects to form government in March

By Daria Sito-Sucic SARAJEVO (Reuters) – The leader of Macedonia’s Social Democrats said on Thursday he expected to be able... »

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Albania a contributor for peace, reconciliation, and cooperation in South East Europe

Statement by H.E. Ms. Besiana Kadare, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Albania to the United Nations, New York at... »

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Anti-Semitism Insults the Tenets of All Faiths

We the undersigned unequivocally condemn the recent increase of anti Semitic assaults in our country and most recently the desecration... »


The United States remains committed to helping Kosova succeed

Press Statement by Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State, on the occasion of Kosova’s National Day Washington, DC February 14,... »


Albanian Islamic Cultural Center hosts leaders of all faiths and of law enforcement agencies

Christian, Jewish, Muslims, Hindus, and Buddhist community leaders gathered Wednesday on February 8, 2017, at the Albanian Islamic Cultural Center,... »

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Director, Program on Peace-building and Rights, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University

Impact of “America First” on US-Kosova Relations

This post is hosted on the Huffington Post’s Contributor platform. Contributors control their own work and post freely to our... »


Dea Dodi represents Albania at UN’s ECOSOC Youth Forum

Statement on Poverty Eradication and SDG 8: Albania, ECOSOC Youth Forum: Original statement is presented as a condensed version in... »

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Questions About the ‘Muslim Jewish Advisory Council’

The Weekly Standard Blog February 1, 2017 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2617/questions-about-the-muslim-jewish-advisory-council This evening, the Washington policy debate over radical Islam is promised a... »

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Interview of Tahir Veliu, president of Movement for United Albania for the Greek newspaper “Parapolitika”

Interviewed by ANTHI VOULGARI  What is the meaning of the “Great Albania” for you? VELIU: The truth is that Albanians... »

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Candide, Trump and Us

By Rafaela Prifti Kondi (Photos: Sarah Shatz) Although separated by over 200 hundred years on a calendar, Candide, Trump and... »

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio today joined doctors, nurses, health care workers and activists at a major rally to protest the closure of Long Island College Hospital and Interfaith Medical Center. 24 July 2013 (Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.)

The City of Immigrants

By Mayor Bill de Blasio President Trump recently signed an executive order that undermines public safety, makes our neighborhoods less... »

U.S. President Donald Trump (L) takes the oath of office from U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts (R) with his wife Melania, and children Barron, Donald, Ivanka and Tiffany at his side during inauguration ceremonies at the Capitol in Washington, U.S.,  January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

“We are transferring power from Washington D.C. and giving it back to you”

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, succeeding Barack Obama and telling... »

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President Obama asks the US Senate to ratify the Extradition Treaty with Kosova

The request is one of the last acts of President Barack Obama in office: Previous treaty was with “Republic of... »

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An Albanian in New York

My childhood and early adulthood years were strictly ‘lived’ in a mono-linguistic world. I still remember listening to nursery rhymes... »

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Former Kosova PM Haradinaj released in France

A former prime minister of Kosova has been released in France pending a decision on whether to extradite him to... »

Kosovo's Foreign Minister Enver Hoxhaj speaks during a news conference in Tirana January 13, 2012. Hoxhaj is in Tirana for a one-day official visit. REUTERS/Arben Celi

Kosova to review ties with Serbia after ex-PM arrest: foreign minister

By Fatos Bytyci PRISHTINA (Reuters) – Kosova Foreign Minister Enver Hoxhaj said on Friday his country had retaliated against neighboring... »

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Putin’s President — Sorry, Precedent

The Weekly Standard Blog January 9, 2017 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2613/putin-president-sorry-precedent On Sunday, January 8, an editorial in The Guardian pointed out correctly,... »

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Petition to French Ambassador to the UN

The Albanian American community demands the immediate release of Mr. Ramush Haradinaj, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosova... »


For a prosper and stable Macedonia, there’s no alternative to the integration in NATO and EU

Joint Statement of the Albanian Political Parties in the Republic of Macedonia   We, the representatives of the Albanian political... »

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Engel: Detention of Ramush Haradinaj, unacceptable

Serbia’s Abuse of Interpol Must Stop   WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs,... »


Open Letter to Immigrant New Yorkers

Do not be afraid to go to the doctor, the clinic, the hospital, or the emergency room.   All immigrants... »