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Following decades of neglect, gov't says it wants to register diaspora

TIRANA, Dec. 14 – Albania's government has announced it will start a process in January to count and register all Albanian citizens who live abroad. The diaspora, in terms of people eligible for Albanian passports, could be as large as

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Joint Albania-Kosovo program aims to teach Albanian to Diaspora children

Joint Albania-Kosovo program aims to teach Albanian to Diaspora children

TIRANA, Nov. 17 – The working group for teaching the Albanian language to Albanian children born abroad in the Diaspora held a meeting in Prishtina Tuesday with the participation of Kosovo Diaspora Minister Valon Murati, who was the organizer of

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Diaspora organization urges political cooperation to speed up EU journey

TIRANA, July 28 – Albania's recent election and developments related to it have been of interests to the country's large diaspora worldwide, and in the United States in particular. Albania held national elections in June 23 which were won in

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Albania, Kosovo to open joint Diaspora cultural centres

TIRANA, Sept. 18 – Albania and Kosovo have launched a joint initiative to establish joint cultural centres in the Albanian Diaspora. The initiative was discussed this week during a meeting Kosovo Diaspora Minister Ibrahim Makolli had in Tirana with Albanian

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Albania, Kosovo discuss diaspora issues

TIRANA, Aug 29 – Deputy Foreign Minister Selim Belortaja held talks with Kosovo Minister of Diaspora Ibrahim Makolli to discuss issues relating to concrete developments in the Albanian Diaspora in the world. The two sides expressed commitment to cooperate and

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Albanian Diaspora sends 1 bln to Albania every year

TIRANA, May 20 – A latest study conducted by Albania's Central Bank expert Endrita Xhaferi shows that vast number of Albanian emigrants use unofficial means to transfer cash, usually bringing it home themselves. The annual remittances that Albanian emigrants sent

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Government and UNDP to engage the diaspora in the country's development

TIRANA, Sept. 26 – Albanian authorities and the United Nations Development Program organized Tuesday a conference on the brain drain phenomenon in the country. They provided an overview of the current situation and the challenges of tackling the phenomenon. The

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Al Pacino and the Albanian Diaspora: Does "the Space between a Handshake" Suffice?

About five hundred Albanian-Americans visited Albania last week in a symbolic attempt to strengthen their ties with "the old country." The large group visited different regions of the country and had the privilege to meet the highest authorities of government

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