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Time for EU and NATO to get real with Serbia

Repost from: https://www.peacefare.net/2021/07/20/time-for-eu-and-nato-to-get-real-with-serbia/ By Daniel Serwer To his credit, Serbia’s President Vucic is acknowledging the “Serbian world” concept as his... »

A Sad Day for Kosova

Like many of my compatriots, I am deeply shocked and saddened by the horrible tragedy that claimed the lives of... »

On his birthday, we pay tribute to Senator Dole’s extraordinary role in Kosova

STATEMENT OF APPRECIATION For SENATOR BOB DOLE Senator Bob Dole contributed to Kosova’s sovereignty and independence over more than three... »

Opportunities for accountability in the Bytyqi Brothers cases are both present and fleeting

We urge the Biden administration to start serious engagement on the case before it is too late. »

Save our restaurants!

Illyria newspaper calls on all our community members, our friends, our readers to join in this worthy cause. »

Bechtel signs for Albanian hydro project

Albania’s Power Corporation (KESH) and Bechtel signed an agreement to begin the early works for the 210 MW Skavica plant... »

Jeffrey M. Hovenier, Nominee for Ambassador to the Republic of Kosova

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Jeffrey M. Hovenier, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary... »

Serbian Gendarmerie Honors Ex-Commander Accused Of Involvement In Murders Of Three U.S. Brothers

The Serbian special-forces unit known as the Gendarmerie has honored former commander Goran Radosavljevic, who was allegedly involved in the... »

See the Early City Council Vote Results

We’ll have to wait for absentee ballots and ranked choice counts to know the winners. But this map shows who’s... »

Community Calendar: Unveiling of Father Arthur’s portrait

SAINT GEORGE ALBANIAN ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL South Boston, Massachusetts June 26, 2021 12:00 – 3:00 PM Very Reverend Arthur E. Liolin... »

Adams Ahead in Mayoral Race, But Wiley and Garcia Count on Ranked Choice Tally

Josefa Velasquez and Samantha Maldonado, THE CITY This article was originally published on Jun 23 at 12:32am EDT by THE... »

Why I am endorsing Fernando Mateo in the Republican primary for Mayor of New York City

Fernando Mateo, the Republican candidate for Mayor of New York City in the forthcoming June 22 Republican primary election, stands,... »

An exemplary and successful young leader

Dea Rrozhani started her journey at American Corner Tirana when she was only eight years old as a member of... »

Farewell to beloved father and community activist

Brahim Gashi May 17th, 1934-June 9th, 2021   Viewing: Hodder Farenga Funeral Home 899 McLean Avenue Yonkers, NY 10704 Friday... »

The United States is Committed to the Stability and Security of the Western Balkans

New executive order by President Biden adds Albania to the scope of the executive orders that impose sanctions on individuals... »

Congratulations to Ilir Ikonomi!

Ilir Ikonomi, a well-known journalist, has retired after three decades of contribution in the Albanian Section in the Voice of... »


By Christopher Hyland, In mathematics two entities may occupy the same place. In real political terms, given the will power... »



The path to ending the Kosova conundrum

(A repost from:https://www.peacefare.net/2021/05/20/the-path-to-ending-the-kosovo-conundrum/) By Daniel Serwer May 20, 2021 – With apologies for the delay and thanks to Adam DuBard... »

Former Prime Minister of Albania Banned from Entering the United States “Due to Involvement in Significant Corruption”

Press Statement by Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State May 19, 2021 Today, I am announcing the public designation of... »

Milosevic’s regime has committed war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in Kosovo

(Speech of the President of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani, at the summit “Brdo-Brijuni Process 2021)   Dear President Pahor and President... »

The Cham Albanians of Greece: 77 Years of Denial

Join the Harvard College Albanian Students Association for a panel discussion on the Cham issue with historian Dr. Isa Blumi... »

EU donates 145,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Albania

TIRANA, May 5 (Xinhua) — EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi said here on Wednesday that Albania will... »

U.S. Commitment to the Western Balkans

Press Statement by Ned Price, Department Spokesperson April 26, 2021 – The United States is committed to supporting the countries... »

A true gentleman who will be greatly missed

It is with great sadness that I learned the passing of a good friend and a leader of our community,... »

Not only my brother but also my best friend

By Louis Foundos I am sad to notify all that Albert Foundos left this world yesterday. Al was not only... »

Congressman Ritchie Torres is the new Co-Chair of the Albanian Issues Caucus in the US Congress

By Harry Bajraktari I would like to congratulate my good friend congressman Ritchie Torres, who will be the new Co-Chair... »

US Congress with similar bipartisan statements on Sunday’s elections in Albania

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Ranking Member Jim Risch (R-Idaho) issued on... »

Transcript of Interview of U.S. Ambassador Yuri Kim with Lutfi Dervishi, RTSH

Lutfi Dervishi: Madam Ambassador, welcome to the show. Ambassador Kim: Thank you very much. It’s a pleasure to be here.... »

Pan-Albanian American Congress (PAAC) Meets with 5 State Department Officials, Requests Assistance in the Procurement of Covid-19 Vaccines for Kosova

Wednesday, 14 April 2021 – The Pan Albanian American Congress (PAAC) met with 5 State Department officials today following a... »