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Feet on the Brakes

When I first visited Albania in 2005 I had one overwhelming impression: ‘This country has a lot of potential.’  I saw, as others before and since have...

Can Albania and Greece operate on reciprocal basis?

The decision to evict the church from the building was based on a 2002 court order that had not been enforced for years. Nevertheless, the forceful eviction...

Albanian PM admits defeat and resigns his post as head of DP!

Today, the historic leader of the Democratic Party and PM of Albania, finally admitted defeat in these general parliamentary elections 2013 and at the same time resigned...

An author’s insight into the looming elections crisis in Albania

Yesterday I was forwarded an article on Balkan Insight (BI) about some of the concerns over the upcoming parliamentary elections in Albania. The author was right on...

Another view of these Albanian parliamentary elections

Albanian parliamentary elections have always been a source of concern, manipulations and contestation. The parties in power have tried everything, and I mean everything, to get as...

What will happen economically with Albania in 2013?

This past weekend I meet with a close friend of mine to talk about stuff. It started out as a casual chat over a cool beer, but...
Ismail Qemali

Happy 100 Years of Independence Albania!

It started out as a cloudy and windy day, but it is did not feel so to the many thousands of people gathering around the center of...

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