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Forsaken Albania

By Artan Lame Tirana, 1916,17. Albania, proclaimed independent in the year 1912, recognized as such by the Conference of Ambassadors in 1913, graced with a Prince and a capital city in 1914 and plunged yet again into a state of

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Postscript

JTK Taylor The three of us began working on my poor unsuspecting husband straight after lunch. It was Saturday afternoon and the family was out at the beach house at Shk쮢i i Kavaj쳮 September is often the best of the

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German Foundation "NEHEMIA"- In 15 years Euro 10 million worth of projects for Albania

Jerina Zaloshnja from Tirana Times recently talked with Arnold Geiger, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the German Foundation of NEHEMIA, which is centered in the village of Bu読as, Pogradec. What do the people of the German Foundation "NEHEMIA" do

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Interview: Kokossis on Albanian Greek Relations

TT: Your Excellency, this June you were appointed as ambassador of Greece in Tirana. What is your general assessment of Albanian-Greek relations in their political, economic and cultural dimensions? The two countries have gone a long way of mutually beneficial

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A Noble Son of Albania – Dr. Nuci Kotta (1919-1965)

By Susan Kotta Circa 1910, in Boston, Massachusets, Koco Kotta and Angjeliqi Poci, both from prominent Kor衠families, married. They returned to Albania and in Korca Nuci Kotta was born, soon followed by his sister Tefta's birth. They spent a happy

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Illegal fishing threatens Shkodra Lake

SHKODRA, Sept. 7 – Using explosive devices or other illegal tools is seriously endangering the fish life in the Shkodra Lake and Buna River, experts say. The Lake has been long declared a natural resource protected from the government but

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Shishtavec of the immigrants

SHISHTAVEC, Sept. 7 – Shishtavec is a village near Kukes town, some 1,100 meters above the sea level, somewhere in the border between Albania and Kosova, just behind the Gjalica mountain. It is a great surprise and almost fantasy when

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Interview: Urban conflict of mentality in transition

By Jerina Zaloshnja On the beautiful veranda of the well known "Freskia" Bar, one of the many bars in Gjirokastra, almost every evening you can come across a group of foreign visitors there talking over drinks. This has now become

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Forsaken Albania

By Artan Lame Tirana, 1942. World War has engulfed the entire continent, from La Manche to the steppes of The Ukraine. The Germans have reached a climax in their combat, in the battle for Russia, while in September they were

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Psotscript

JTK Taylor Off the north coast of Croatia is Oto Krk (Island of Krk), the biggest island in the Adriatic Sea, 30 kilometres from Rijeka and 120 kilometres from Trieste in Italy. The island is linked to the mainland by

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