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Tuesday Aug 19 | Hellenic News of America

Viewpoint: The 2011 Athanasiades Cultural Foundation Scholarships

"We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future," said President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who saved America from the Great Depression.


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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Five Illegal Immigrants Detainedin Albania With Ebola Symptoms

Albanian police have detained 40 illegal immigrants from Africa today, five of whom are currently under quarantine after exhibiting symptoms of Ebola, Macedonian newspaper Vecer has reported.


Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News, World News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

SETimes news

Analysts see significance in Rama's planned visit to Belgrade

Albania Prime Minister Edi Rama's planned visit this fall to Serbia to meet with Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic will be the first high-level visit by an Albanian head of government to Serbia in 68 years.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

SETimes news

Bank of Albania governor under pressure after theft probe

Civil society in Albania is calling for the Bank of Albania governor to resign after it was revealed that bank employees stole more than $7 million over a four-year period.


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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

In Years Past

In 1914, the attendance of the eighth annual convention of the New York state council of the United Brotherhood of the Carpenters and Joiners of America, which opened in Jamestown at the Eagles Temple at 10 in the morning, was not as large as was hoped for but an earnest and sincere body of men were in session to consider various matters for the ... (more)


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Thu Aug 07, 2014


Greek hopes for EEZ with Albania suffer setback

GreeceA's hopes of agreeing an exclusive economic zone in the Ionian Sea with Albania have been dealt another blow after the prosecutorA's office in Tirana launched an investigation into the agreement between the two countries.


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Wed Aug 06, 2014

SETimes news

Kosovo promises to co-operate with war crimes investigation

Kosovo pledged to continue to work with the EU Special Investigative Task Force to investigate war crimes and crimes against humanity committed after the 1999 Kosovo war.


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Live Design Online

August Member Of The Month: Florian Canga

Canga created the video projection and sound design for "Lightstreams," directed by Erenik Beqiri.


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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Protesters in Tirana Demand Dismissal of Bank of Albania Governor

Several hundred citizens, including journalists, organized a protest Monday in front of the headquarters of Albania's central bank in downtown Tirana.


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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Sunday Herald

Ismail Kadare: Twilight Of The Eastern Gods

Ismail Kadare, the Albanian novelist and Nobel laureate-in-waiting, has long divided opinion, and not just for his work.


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DFW Catholic

Albanian Church Leaders Note Hopes for Pope's September Visit

The Church leaders of Albania say they are ecstatic the Pope will visit September 21. "Very grateful and happy" were the words the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Albanian capital of Tirana, Rrok Mirdita, used to describe the Catholic Church's response to the news of the Pontiff's upcoming visit there, in an inter


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Pope Benedict XVI

Millions of euros stolen from Albania's central bank

Seven employees of Albania's Central bank have been arrested on suspicion of stealing around 5 million euros from its reserves over the past four years.


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Thu Jul 31, 2014

DFW Catholic

Vatican releases schedule for Pope's trip to Albania

Vatican City, Jul 31, 2014 / 07:46 am .- Pope Francis will make a one-day trip to Albania in September, during which he is slated to meet with local authorities, priests and religious as well as children from charitable institutions.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Travel, Albania Travel, Europe Travel, Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

SETimes news

Islamic community disavows terrorism, extremist organisations

Many Muslims are increasingly critical of the Islamic state -- formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant -- Boko Haram and other Islamic extremist groups, experts said.


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Millions reported stolen from Albania central bank

View of the central Bank of Albania in capital Tirana, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Hungary's opposition asks EU to protect democracy

This is a Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 file photo of Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban as he speaks at a news conference in Tirana where he went to celebrate Albania's 100th anniversary of independence.


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WNYC-AM New York

Brass Around the World

For this New Sounds, enjoy an hour of works for brass, from the 19 piece French band Bigre! and sample some of the just-out release, "Brooklyn Babylon" from Darcy James Argue's Secret Society, There's also music from east and western Africa - Ethiopia and Benin, along with music from Macedonia, Manhattan and even Albania.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014


Chinese calligraphy, painting exhibition opens in Albania

A woman watches a traditional Chinese painting at a Chinese calligraphy and traditional painting exhibition kicked off in Tirana, capital of Albania on July 25, 2014.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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.


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