Protests against rape take place throughout Albania

Protests against rape take place throughout Albania

Protests have been independently organized throughout Albanian cities in response to sexual abuse cases becoming public and more frequent in the last weeks. The rape case of a 15-year-old girl in Mirdita became viral in social media sites when the

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A New narrative from Montenegro

A New narrative from Montenegro

If Serb clerico-nationalism, Putin and Vučić triumph, what would be the implications for Albanians and the region?

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Call for Applications: Grants for production of video content “Video Plus”

Call for Applications: Grants for production of video content “Video Plus”

Internews is launching a new call for grants “Video Plus” as part of the project “Strengthening Independent Media in Europe and Eurasia,” a regional media support initiative in Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and the Caucasus that aims to increase citizens’

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AIIS and HSS public opinion on foreign policy: Albania’s relations with Serbia, Kosovo and N. Macedonia.

AIIS and HSS public opinion on foreign policy: Albania’s relations with Serbia, Kosovo and N. Macedonia.

This year the Albanian Institute for International Studies (AIIS) with the support of Hans Seidel Stiftung (HSS) carried out a national survey to measure and analyze the perceptions of Albanian citizens about the relation with key countries in the region:

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AIIS presents publication on NATO-Poland relations in the 70 years of Alliance

AIIS presents publication on NATO-Poland relations in the 70 years of Alliance

TIRANA, Sept. 24 – The Institute for Eastern Studies and the Albanian Institute for International Studies organized the presentation of the publication ‘NATO: 1949 – 1999 – 2019 The 20 Years of Poland in the 70 Years of the Alliance,’

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Chronicles and Fragments

Chronicles and Fragments

The novels of Ismail Kadare. By James Wood  Like Trieste or Lvov, the medieval city of Gjirokastër, in southern Albania, has passed its history beneath a sign perpetually rewritten, in different hands, but always with the same words: “Under New Management.”

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Japan State Minister for Environment visits Divjake National Park

Japan State Minister for Environment visits Divjake National Park

TIRANA, July 28 – On July 25 the State Minister for the Environment of Japan, as well as Secretary General of Japan-Albania Parliamentary Friendship Association, H.E. Mr. Minoru Kiuchi, visited the National Park of Divjake Karavasta. The purpose of this

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Archaeologists discover the mystery of Artemis’ temple

Archaeologists discover the mystery of Artemis’ temple

TIRANA, June 12- The Darda Hill in Durrà«s, near the Brick Factory which uses the quality clay of the area, became densely populated after the 1990s. Archaeological findings, however, show that it has been populated even earlier and probably was

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Health tourism increases

Health tourism increases

TIRANA, June 10- In 2016 there was a boom in dental tourism from foreigners as Albania provided at least half the cost of their countries’ dental clinics. This practice still follows, however this year Albania is experiencing a rising trend

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Plastic waste and fishermen threaten the survival of sea turtles

Plastic waste and fishermen threaten the survival of sea turtles

TIRANA, May 23- Gavrosh Zela said he has often seen dead sea turtles on the northern edge of the Rodon Cape cliff during his passionate journeys there. The environmental expert who coordinates a regional project for water pollution with Montenegro

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