A great election night for the Albanian-American community

Five out of seven candidates were elected or reelected in office, as the political engagements among immigrants and children of... »

Four Albanian-Americans running for office on November 5

By Ruben Avxhiu   Vedat Gashi is running for a seat on the Westchester County Board of Legislators Vedat has... »

Mother Teresa author gets Albanian Nation’s Ambassador Award

(Reposted from: MattersIndia.com) London, Oct. 7, 2019: A Mother Teresa of Calcutta research scholar in the United Kingdom was honoured... »

Congratulations on your elections, people of Kosova!

Lesson in democracy, hope for the future, and a historical chance   By Agim Aliçkaj, MSc New York – On... »

Albanians have a great friend at the Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee

The resolution on Bytyci brothers adds to the long list of contributions that Congressman Engel has made since he was... »

House of Representatives Unanimously Passes “Bytyqi” Resolution

October 22, 2019 – For the first time, the U.S. Congress’ House of Representatives unanimously passed H.Con.Res. 32, a resolution... »

Two Young Angels, Gone Too Soon

This last Sunday, our community lost two young souls in a road accident. The families and friends of 17-year-old Altin... »

Shame on the Nobel Prize Committee! They honored a war crimes apologist

By Harry Bajraktari The Nobel Prize Committee for Literature 2019 decided to award this year’s much coveted prize to Peter... »

Bipartisan call from US Congress to EU: Grant visa liberalization to Kosova!

Washington, October 8th, 2019 —Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, today pushed the European Union to... »

Farewell to John Athanas, 93, a renowned Albanian opera singer

John Athanas Joseph, 93, passed away early Tuesday morning, October 1, 2019 at Mass General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He... »

On EU opening accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania

Joint letter by Presidents Tusk, Sassoli, Juncker and President-elect Von der Leyen   Presidents Tusk (European Council), Sassoli (European Parliament),... »

Marko Kepi Announces Run for New York State Assembly

Marko Kepi, a US Marine, announced his candidacy for New York State Assembly yesterday at 1169 Hylan Blvd in front... »

1996-2019, a short history of US representation in Kosova

The United States first opened a U.S. Information Service Office in Kosova in 1996. Between 1999 and 2008, the U.S.... »

“We are fortunate to have some very special Albanian friends in America”

An interview with Pat Engel, President of the Congressional Club in Washington DC   By Ruben Avxhiu Most people in... »

The United States applauds Albania for its commitment to NATO

Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Moses-Ones at the Ceremony in Recognition of the U.S. Attaché and Defense Cooperation Teams in... »

Sami Kulla, 86, of Watertown: Co-Owner of Bill & Sam’s Diner

One of the founders of Albanian American Muslim Community, in Waterbury Sami Kulla, 86, of Watertown, was reunited with his... »

When Harvard Medical School Came To Long Island

How the First Affiliation Between Harvard Medical School and a Community Hospital Outside of Massachusetts Came to Pass   By... »

The von der Leyen Commission: for a European Union that strives for more

Today, President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. The new... »

Kosovare Asllani selected among women’s list of top players in the world

Fourteen female footballers from world champions United States of America feature on the list of 55 players who received most... »

Farewell to His Eminence, Archbishop Nikon

Southbridge, MA [OCA] – His Eminence, the Most Reverend Nikon, Archbishop of Boston, New England, and the Albanian Archdiocese, fell... »

US Ambassador Kosnett’s Remarks at the WiSci Camp Closing Ceremony

100 young women – high school students from Kosova, Albania, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and the U.S. – gather in... »


By Anna DiLellio I have started this page to help my former student and dear friend Arta Gjemnica bring her... »

Second U.S. Senator Barred From Entering Russia For Official Visit

By RFE/RL August 27, 2019 – WASHINGTON — A second U.S. senator who is critical of Moscow has said Russia... »

U.S. Senator Says He Was Denied Russian Visa, Calls Putin’s Policies ‘Tragedy Of Historic Proportions’

By RFE/RL August 27, 2019 – U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (Republican-Wisconsin) says that Russia has denied him a visa to... »

Two poems by Julia Gjika

Translated from the Albanian by Ani Gjika Reposted from Burgeon We continue our celebration of Women in Translation Month this... »

A return to where it all began

By Harry Bajraktari I was honored to visit, on Tuesday, August 20th, the Saint George Cathedral, the historic spiritual center... »

75 Years of Chamerian Genocide by Greece

“If you want peace, work for justice” – Pope John Paul VI   June 27th 2019 marked the 75th anniversary... »

Albanian Muslims in US celebrate Kurban Bajram (Eid-al Adha)

Albanian-American Muslims celebrated Kurban-Bajram (known mostly around the world as Eid-al Adha), starting from Sunday, August 11th. The photos below... »

Bank Street Charity Invitational raises $10,000 for mothers and children in Kosova

15 July 2019 – For the fifth consecutive year, the leading investment firm, Bank Street Group, has hosted the annual... »

Eliot Engel is a great friend, who deserves our respect and gratitude

By Harry Bajraktari There is a political crisis going on in Albania and Kosova is divided on a potential historic... »