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Albania, busting misconceptions

As Nirvana celebrated being on top of the Billboard charts with Nevermind and Barbara Kendall took board sailing gold at the Barcelona Olympics, Albania was waking up to a new day, no longer under the communist iron fist.


Related Topix: Albania, Europe, World News, Nirvana, Grunge

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Skanderbeg sqr

This is Skanderbeg sqr, the center of Tirana, the capital of Albania. The building on the left is the "Palace of Culture".


Related Topix: Albania, Europe, World News

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Beijing in 1982

In the summer of 1982 I was put on a professional course conducted by the Universal Postal Union in Delhi, China/Philippines, Japan and Thailand.


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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Stars midfielder Kahata joins FK Tirana

Harambee Stars midfielder Francis Kahata will join Albanian top tier side FK Tirana after playing for the national team Harambee Stars in the second round of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Lesotho this weekend.


Related Topix: Albania, World News, Europe

Brandon Sun

Albania secures a $135 million credit line to help insure bank deposits

Albania has secured a 100 million-euro credit line from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to help insure bank deposits when required.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Albania's Agon Channel to launch on DTT in Italy

Albania's Agon Channel will launch on DTT in Italy in October or November this year, with a programme schedule mostly consisting of reality, variety and game shows, as well as interactive TV series, news and sports.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Albania

Thu Jul 10, 2014

State Department

Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland ...

On July 11, Assistant Secretary Nuland will travel to Dubrovnik, Croatia, to attend the 9th annual Croatia Forum, where she will deliver a keynote speech on the western Balkans and Transatlantic relations.


Related Topix: World News, Croatia, Travel, Montenegro Travel, Albania, Europe Travel, Europe, Kosovo, Belgium

Wed Jul 09, 2014

SETimes news

Muslims in the Balkans refute ISIL's so-called caliphate

Men perform a daily prayer in Skopje. Many Muslims in the Balkans say they do not recognise ISIL leader Bakr al-Baghdadi as caliph, despite the terrorist leader's claim.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Europe, Albania, Turkey,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

State Department

Speeches: Renewed Focus on European Energy Security

Thank you for inviting me to testify today before this subcommittee on European energy security.


Related Topix: Europe, Moldova, World News, Albania, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Fri Jul 04, 2014

SETimes news

Security experts from Belgrade, Pristina and Tirana work to improve co-operation

Open discussion on security issues and direct contacts among young opinion-makers of the three entities is crucial for regional progress, according to experts and youth.


Related Topix: World News, Albania, Serbia, Europe, Kosovo

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Albania: TEFL teacher

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Asante Kotoko pursue three clubs for US$ 300,000

Serbian side Red Star Belgrade, KS Dinamo Tirana of Albania and Algerian side Entente Sportive Setif have failed to honour their financial commitments after signing Nathaniel Asamoah, Jordan Opoku and Alex Asamoah.


Related Topix: Albania, World News, Europe, Algeria,

Tue Jul 01, 2014

MT Shortwave Central

QSL Report: July 2014

Looking for a good source to teach you the in's and out's of QSLing ? What do you do...when your reception reports go unanswered ? When do you send a follow-up report ? Should you enclose "goodies" if corresponding via postal mail ? Wondering what a "period report", "tentative report", "holiday report" and much more is? What about QSLing if your an ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, Europe, World News, Albania, Russia, China

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Now Albania sets its sights on full EU membership... helped by Tony ...

Tony Blair has risked sparking sparking further controversy after helping poverty-stricken Albania take a step towards joining the European Union The former Prime Minister has been widely criticised for his decision to open Britain borders to eastern European immigration in 2004 - allowing some 669,000 workers to settle in the UK.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Albania, Bulgaria,

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Albanian banker shot dead in Tirana: police

The manager of Albania's fourth largest bank, Credins, was shot dead on Thursday as he entered his office in Tirana, police said.


Related Topix: Albania, Europe, World News

Lexington Herald-Leader

Albanian private bank CEO shot dead outside office

Witnesses told The Associated Press that two men on a motorbike first chatted with Santo in front of the entrance before shooting six times, once to his head.


Related Topix: Albania, Europe, World News

Wed Jun 25, 2014

BBC News

VIDEO: General Affairs Council

At a meeting of the General Affairs Council in Luxembourg on 24 June 2014, Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos described the decision as "a message of friendship [and] cooperation to Albania, to the Albanian government [and] to the Albanian political system".


Related Topix: Luxembourg, Europe, World News, Albania