A Very Simple Answer

By Alexander A. Arvizu, U.S. Ambassador to Albania Albania celebrated its 100th anniversary in November. It was a time to... »

EU will not allow reintroduction of visas

By Tanja Fajon A decade has passed since the Thessaloniki Summit, which firmly confirmed the European agenda for the Western... »

Attacks on Sufi mystics warn of wider Islamist carnage

In nearly all the Arab revolutions in North Africa and the jihadist offensives that followed them, incursions against Sufi shrines... »

Statement of the Albanian-American community on the recent development in South Serbia

The Albanian American community is deeply concerned with the deterioration of the human rights and the rising tensions in Presheva... »

The 2nd Inaugural Celebration from the Capitol Hill

Special events were held in Washington DC to commemorate the second Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama. The National Day of... »

Letters from an immigrant: Vasil Gjoni (1948-1989)

He climbed the barbed wires on an August night. His goal was to be on the other side of the... »

Martin Luther Day in Vlora, Albania

Martin Luther King Day has become a traditional annual celebration for American Corner Vlora. This year the American Corner Vlora... »

Dilin Bitici, carrying on the tradition

Dilin Bitici is only 18 months old but he us already carrying on the Albanian tradition of his family. Here... »

Albania governor calls for deeper European integration to fight crisis

Address by the Mr. Ardian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania, at the China-Europe Economists Symposium on “China-Europe economy:... »

Albanian opposition holds memorial march

TIRANA, Albania – Some 3,000 supporters of Albania’s main opposition Socialist Party have held a peaceful march to honour four... »

Kosova’s leader rules out autonomy for Serbs

  By Nebi Qena Fifteen years ago, Hashim Thaci and Ivica Dacic were locked in an armed battle over the... »

EBRD’s €12.7 million investment to upgrade the safety of Albania’s HPP dam

January 18th, 2013 – With over €180 million invested in improving Albania’s power sector operation to date, the EBRD has... »

Serbia admits losing sovereignty over Kosova in platform for negotiations

By Associated Press BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbia on Sunday adopted a set of guidelines for reconciliation talks with the leaders... »

Albania to cancel grid license amid power cuts

The Associated Press TIRANA, Albania — Albanian authorities say the license held by a Czech company to operate the country’s... »

Three US Ambassadors and their love for Albania

Transcript of Interview with Ilva Tare, Tonight on Ora News with U.S. Ambassador Alexander A. Arvizu, Former Ambassador William E.... »

Photographed in memory

(On Joan Collins and Albania)   By Ruben Avxhiu Fadil Berisha, an Albanian-American photograph of global reputation, had this week... »

Albania – A Poem

I learned about the poem “Albania” by chance. Eduardo C. Corral, the winner of the Yale Series of the Younger... »

The Life and Work of Albanian Intellectuals: Jul Bonati

When thinking about tragedies, one would undoubtedly ask why innocent people die or how can one murder another because of... »

The Day of Albania

Flags with a black two-headed eagle on red background could be seen waving today on Times Square.   By Ruben... »

CIP names Murat Muftari of Michigan as new U.S. national director

In this photo: Murat Muftari after an overnight mission pursuing foreign terrorists, Baquba, Iraq, Spring 2006.   By Stephen Schwartz... »

An Albanian-American Dream: From hardship to Nobel Prize

By Ismet Lukolic, MD Brooklyn, New York – In the oak paneled Robert F. Furchgott Library full of manuscripts and... »

Hillary Clinton: Immediate U.S. recognition after Kosova declares independence

An exclusive interview for Illyria newspaper with US Senator Hillary Clinton a leading contender in the Democratic Party for the... »