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Albanian WCDC part of WASL and UN Security Council meeting

Albanian WCDC part of WASL and UN Security Council meeting

August 4, 2020 The Albanian organization, Women Center for Development and Culture (WCDC) was part of a meeting between the civil society members of the international network WASL (Women Alliance for Security leadership) and the UN Security Council current and future 18 members. The Albanian CSO, WCDC is

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Global Council calls for ceasefire & peacebuilding in Libya

Global Council calls for ceasefire & peacebuilding in Libya

The Global Council for Tolerance and Peace (GCTP) has called for immediate ceasefire and peacebuilding in Libya as the violent conditions in the country remain. "Despite the recent violence and instability in Libya, there is still an opportunity for peace.

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Stars of Covid –Recognizing global humanitarian action in the face of crisis

Stars of Covid –Recognizing global humanitarian action in the face of crisis

London, June 28, 2020- Albanian organizations and individuals were recognized among those who are helping humanity to face Covid-19 crisis in prestigious online event was organised by WHD-World Humanitarian Drive. Awardees include organizations 'Fundjave Ndryshe', 'Djemte e Picarit', 'Universiteti Mesdhetar'

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U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim: three priorities in Albania

U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim: three priorities in Albania

By Ruben Avxhiu Only a few days after starting her term as the new US Ambassador to Albania, she traveled back to DC with a stopover in New York, where she met with a representative group of the Albanian-American community.

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The Last Curtain Fall – This was our National Theatre

The Last Curtain Fall – This was our National Theatre

By Oriel Besi Turdiu, M.A (TUM) Architecture I took the courage to write about the National Theatre of Tirana, since it was a building of which I have studied the original plans in search of my Master Thesis in Architecture.

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EIB and the EU remain committed to the Western Balkans

EIB and the EU remain committed to the Western Balkans

Inerview with Vice-President of the European Investment Bank, Dario Scannapieco Firstly, I would like to thank you, Dario Scannapieco, for the opportunity to have your interview in Tirana Times. EU leaders announced a €3.3 billion financial package at the Zagreb

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Tirana's water deposits: a danger from above

Tirana's water deposits: a danger from above

The devastating earthquake that struck Albania in the early hours of November 26, claimed 51 lives and left hundreds of families homeless, all while bringing to light a major looming issue: the dangers of water deposits sitting on the rooftops

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Holding onto Hoxha: Guarding the last statue of communist Albania

Holding onto Hoxha: Guarding the last statue of communist Albania

By Fatjona Mejdini* Labinot and Tirana, Albania – Sabire Plaku is suspicious of every stranger who sets foot in her remote village of Labinot in central Albania. If she sees a visitor, or hears of their presence, the 78-year-old halts whatever

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DO NOT LET YOUR SPIRIT FADE!

DO NOT LET YOUR SPIRIT FADE!

The Polish Embassy in Tirana commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Pope John Paul II May 18 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Carol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul II.  April this year, marked the 15th anniversary

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Coronavirus, Albania is in quarantine too

Coronavirus, Albania is in quarantine too

Courtesy of Balkans and Caucasus Observatory* That the spread of the new coronavirus would affect Albania was a certainty as soon as the first outbreaks were identified in Lombardy and Veneto. The 19 flights that connect the two countries everyday

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