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Thursday, June 26, 2014
Serbian residents in the town of Mitrovica in Kosovo last week replaced a barricade on a bridge over River Ibar, separating their part of the town from the Albanian part, with flower pots. For observers, this symbolic gesture was considered a positive sign in the thawing of the frosty relationship between Serbs and Albanians in Kosovo. Yet, reality is far from that. A week later, tensions have in fact increased between the communities resulting in clashes between Albanians and police forces near the place. Perhaps, history has prevailed to rekindle the tensions between these two groups in the region.
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Sunday, June 15, 2014
Pope Francis SAID he will make a one-day trip to Albania in September to encourage a country that “long suffered” from the consequences of past ideologies. The pontiff was referring in his...
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, Vatican City State
Monday, May 19, 2014
Seismologists said an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 rattled central Albania, causing minor damage to buildings but no injury. Albania’s Seismological Department said the qu...
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July 28, 2012
The International Olympic Committee on Saturday barred Albanian weightlifter Hysen Pulaku in the first official doping ban after the start of the London Games. The IOC said Pulaku tested...
January 22, 2011
Opposition-led demonstrations to protest against "widespread corruption" and to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Sali Berisha’s government on Friday turned violent, as police and protesters clashed.
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August 27, 2010
Hundreds of Catholics in Albania held a mass on Thursday to commemorate the birth centenary of Mother Teresa.
Men and women in traditional folk costumes, schoolchildren, nuns and bisho...
June 3, 2010
An unidentified man shot dead a judge and a court employee in a judicial building on Thursday in the Belgian capital Brussels, police said.The man fled after the shooting in the court, which...
October 20, 2009
Seeking to defuse the controversy over the Albanian government’s request for transfer of Mother Teresa’s remains to that country, the Missionaries of Charity (MoC) has appealed t...
October 12, 2009
The government should consult the church and the Missionaries of Charity before taking a decision on the Albanian government’s request for Mother Teresa’s remains, the Catholic B...
October 10, 2009
Albania wants the remains of Nobel Peace laureate Mother Teresa and the only post-independence monarch to be returned to the country, the prime minister said on Friday.Mother Teresa’s...
May 19, 2011
In the capital, which has become the flashpoint in tension over delayed results from the May 8 local elections, protesters attempted to push past a police cordon outside the election commission building, where a seven—member committee was counting votes cast into the wrong ballot boxes for Tirana mayor.
November 11, 2010
Albanian police say four children have died in their beds, apparently poisoned by fumes caused by a small fire, after their mother left them alone to sing at a nightclub.The children, aged...
July 18, 2010
Fourteen people died and 12 others were injured, many of them seriously, on Saturday when a bus fell off a cliff 140 km north of the capital, Tirana, Albanian authorities said. Police offic...
May 20, 2010
Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad, arrested in connection with botched Times Square car bombing plot in New York was trained by LeT in a terrorist camp in Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir to be inf...
October 13, 2009
“Mother Teresa was an Indian citizen and she is resting in her own country. The question does not arise,” Vishnu Prakash, Ministry of External Affairs spokesman.
October 11, 2009
Albania wants the remains of Nobel Peace laureate Mother Teresa and King Ahmet Zog, the only post-independence monarch, to be returned to the country, its Prime Minister Sali Berisha has sai...
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