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The Sound of an Honest Pledge

(Thoughts of a Day in July) By Altin Zaloshnja These are three of the 56 total signatures found on the... »

The headquarters the Balkans Task Group of U.S. Special Forces is established in Tirana, Albania

Remarks by Ambassador Yuri Kim at the 4th Security Forces Assistance Brigade Activation Ceremony Minister Peleshi, Brigadier General Kingji, Brigadier... »

Security Council: Albanian Ambassador Responds to his Russian Colleague, Sets the Record Straight

STATEMENT BY H. E. Mr. FERIT HOXHA Ambassador and Permanent Representative of ALBANIA to the UN Security Council – Open... »

A Presheva Valley Delegation Visits Washington DC

The Presheva Valley is an essential part of the Albanian national cause. Europe as a whole can achieve long-term peace... »

The time has come once again for change in Albania

As this month we approach another anniversary of the visit of Secretary Baker to Tirana, I have been reflecting on... »

Wagner Group, Yevgeniy Prigozhin, and Russia’s Disinformation in Africa

Russia deploys disinformation across different continents for varied objectives, often working through tested proxies to support Kremlin foreign policy objectives... »

At Ease: Photographs by Military Veterans in New York, 2018–2022

A Morris-Jumel Mansion and Josephine Herrick Project: On-View June 16 – September 11, 2022   New York – May 31,... »

Hacks, Oil Deals, And Veiled Criticism: China-Russia Ties Continue To Morph After Ukraine Invasion

By Reid Standish, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty As NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg warned Beijing at a March 23 press conference... »

A proud day for our community

By Harry Bajraktari Sunday, May 15th, 2022, was a great day for our community. A beautiful street in The Bronx,... »

A rosebud for Mother Teresa? Dr. Alpion’s lectures in the United States draw interest and debate

The Birmingham-based professor of sociology brings a unique insight on the catholic saint’s complex personality which has left many perplexed... »

THE RESILIENCE OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT

HOW THE DIASPORA MAINTAINED THEIR LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND TRADITIONS DURING COMMUNISM “I alone cannot change the world, but I can... »

DON’T WORRY – THIS TOO SHALL PASS

My 25-year journey with the AAEF, the ABA, and the AADF By: Cafo Boga A friend of mine called me... »

For the first time in history, Montenegro with an Albanian Prime Minister

Montenegro’s parliament has approved a new minority government led by Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic, who said a main goal of... »

UNMIK has no crucial role in any of the key issues where Kosova needs assistance

Massacres against the civilian population be they in Bucha, Ukraine or in Racak, Kosova or in Srebrenica, Bosnia, all have... »

“We all speak Albanian since the 15th Century”

Interview with Arberesh Professor Emeritus Vicenzo Bollettino Interviewed by Keze Kozeta Zylo Prof.Emeritus Bollettino is related to Isa Buletini.  His... »

Defense cooperation between U.S. and Albania is not limited to military goals

U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim visited two important projects in Vlore supported by the Embassy’s Office of Defense Cooperation. She first... »

UNSC: Albania expresses serious concern at the continued use of rape as a weapon of war and terror to punish civilians

Survivors’ rights must be at the heart of all efforts to gather and share information about conflict-related sexual violence Remarks... »

Pope Says He Is Considering A Trip To Ukraine

Pope Francis say he is considering a trip to Ukraine. While on a flight to Malta on April 2, a... »

Russia is excluded from the Council of Europe

In an extraordinary meeting this morning, the Committee of Ministers decided, in the context of the procedure launched under Article... »

A overwhelming UNGA vote told Russia that it could not take the world hostage

STATEMENT BY HE. Mr. FERIT HOXHA Ambassador and Permanent Representative of ALBANIA to the UN Security Council Emergency UNSC Meeting... »

Russia has stained the UN Charter with innocent blood

Remarks by Ambassador Ferit Hoxha at the Security Council meeting on the draft-resolution on Ukraine Thank you, Mr. President,  ... »

Biden calls it a “Russian invasion”, hits Putin and his circle with sanctions

Executive Order to Impose Costs for President Putin’s Action to Recognize So-Called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics Today, President Biden signed... »

Albania condemns, in the strongest terms, Russia’s decision on non-government-controlled areas of Ukraine as independent entities

“This is a disrespect not only for this Council and its decisions, but for the entire universal principles of international... »

Kosova’s independence and sovereignty are irreversible and inviolable

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN on Kosova National Day, February 17, 2022 On behalf of the United States of... »

Blinken on U.S.-Albania ties: Looking forward to the next 100 years!

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama in Washington, D.C. They celebrated the... »

Putin is committed but not a fool

By Daniel Serwer All indicators are go for a large-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine. The troops, equipment, and support apparatus... »

When it comes to interreligious harmony, Albania is very special

Remarks by Ambassador Yuri Kim at the Interfaith Council’s Forum on “Brotherhood in Humanism” Thank you, General Secretary Kruja. Dear... »

Committed to complete the integration of the Western Balkans into the European institutions

Remarks by President Biden and Chancellor Scholz of the Federal Republic of Germany at Press Conference East Room 3:40 P.M.... »

A very moving portrayal of people, houses, and landscapes

By Anna Di Lellio The book of Ann Christine Eek, Albanian Village Life. Isniq-Kosovo 1976 (Tira Books 2021) is not... »

A threat to the whole international security architecture

At the UN Security Council, Albania reaffirms the unwavering support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its... »