Not for the first time, an alleged criminal is wrongly described as Albanian

Stereotypes don’t hurt just feelings – they are used to justify oppression and war crimes   Nga Ruben Avxhiu An... »

MTA Pushes de Blasio for More Bus Lanes to Smooth Reopening Commutes

By Jose Martinez, THE CITY Additional reporting by Carson Kessler (This story was originally published on June 4th, 2020, by... »

NYC Subway Crews Hit Hardest by Coronavirus, MTA Numbers Show

By Jose Martine, THECITY   (This story was originally published on June 1st, 2020, by THE CITY.) Train operators and... »

Unhappy in Exile

By Stephen Schwartz, The Weekly Standard May, 2010 Review of: A Short Border Handbook by Gazmend Kapllani Portobello, 144 pp.,... »

Cries of Justice for George Floyd Extend to New York

By Ben Fractenberg. THECITY With Hiram Alejandro Durán (This story was originally published on May 31st, 2020, by THE CITY.)... »

Kosova has chosen its European, pro-American path

Opposing Ambassador Grenell’s wrong policy is pro-American and a patriotic duty   By Agim Aliçkaj, MRSC We have reason to... »

US Ambassador Yuri Kim reveals the three major priorities of her work in Albania

“What I have seen in Albania is courage, perseverance, and hope. It’s not an accident that both our countries have... »


(A conversation that should serve to calm us all down)   By Martin Vulaj America stands as a unique phenomenon... »

Struggle in 17 Syllables: Essential Workers Write COVID Haiku

By Virginia Breen, THECITY (This story was originally published on May 27th, 2020, by THE CITY.) Subway booth clerk Kelebohile... »

Engel & McCaul Call for Putin Regime to Release Paul Whelan After Sham Trial

Washington—Representatives Eliot L. Engel Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Michael McCaul, the Committee’s Ranking Member, released... »

Juvenile Detention Population Climbs After COVID Releases

By Eileen Grench, THECITY (This story was originally published on May 26th, 2020, by THE CITY.) Even as New York’s... »

The Right Choice at the Right Time

Albanian businessman and philanthropist, Lazim Destani, congratulates Rep John Ratcliffe on his confirmation as the new director of national intelligence... »

Burying the Communist Albanian past has brought neither justice nor healing to those who suffered

FROM THE CONGRESSIONAL RECORDS HON. DANA ROHRABACHER of California in the House of Representatives Tuesday, July 17, 2012 Mr. ROHRABACHER.... »

In Emptier Manhattan, Low Census Responses Prompt Outreach to Those Who Left

By Rachel Holliday Smith, THECITY (This story was originally published on May 20th, 2020, by THE CITY.) Census organizers typically... »

All NYC Public School Families Will Get $420 Per Child for Food

By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat This story was originally published by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Sign up for... »

On Kosova: Mr. President, your help is needed now more than ever

A group of representatives from the Albanian diaspora in US and around the world have written a letter to President... »

Outta Hand and Straight from the Heart

Albanian-American brothers, Bekim and Burim Rexhaj, two unsung heroes of our time, who brave the circumstances to donate food for... »

Open Letter to US Administration on Kosova

May 18, 2020 The Honorable Donald J. Trump President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.... »

“I am packing and leaving”

The shocking 30-year collapse   By Arjeta Ferlushkaj It was 10:55 PM in the USA and 4:55 AM in Albania.... »

First Tally of Virus Death Toll By Neighborhood Shows City Split in Suffering

By Yoav Gonen, Christine Chung, Rachel Holliday Smith and Clifford Michel, THE CITY Additional Reporting By Claudia Irizarry Aponte (This... »

A writer from Kosova, Shpëtim Selmani, is a laureate of the European Union Prize for Literature 2020.

Shpëtim Selmani, from Kosova, is one of the 13 promising young and promising European writers who received the European Union Prize... »

The demolition of any hope: Edi Rama should resign!

By Harry Bajraktari Albanians who cherish their cultural history have condemned unequivocally the demolition of the Albanian National Theater. I... »

California National Guard welder sews face masks to combat COVID-19

LONG BEACH, Calif. – It’s not the usual scene one expects in a U.S. Army maintenance shop. While the air... »


By Allison Dikanovic, THECITY Additional Reporting By Trone Dowd (This story was originally published on May 17th, 2020, by THE... »

SeventySix Capital Invests in FORTË – Powering Remote Fitness

PHILADELPHIA (May 14, 2020) – Sports tech venture capital firm, SeventySix Capital, is helping to build the future of fitness... »

What you need to know to vote in New York’s June primary

By Rachel Holliday Smith, THECITY Additional Reporting By Christine Chung (This story was originally published on May 14th, 2020, by... »

Besnik Bushka, Loving son, brother, and uncle

March 05, 1971 – May 12, 2020 Besnik Bushka, 49, of Brooklyn, NY, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020... »

City Cancels $91 Million Ventilator Contract With De Blasio Donor

By Gabriel Sandoval, THE CITY  (This story was originally published on May 14th, 2020, by THE CITY.) City Hall has... »

A New Doctor Finds His Calling

A recent graduate from the Tufts School of Medicine talks about his path from Albania to matching to a residency... »

Military agreement between Albania and Turkey gets presidential seal

Albanian President Ilir Meta on Monday approved a deal that was signed with Turkey, ensuring cooperation between the two countries’... »