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”Triathlon Albania”, the novelty of sports in Tirana

For the first time, Tirana hosted a triathlon race, a sport that merges three well-known disciplines of sport, swimming, cycling and running. Amateurs and professionals participated in this race that gathered many fans from capital, Tirana. The mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj welcomed the participants and the citizens gathered at the Lake of Farka, and underlined that thanks to the ...

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Thousands of Albanian-Americans took part in the Albanian Parade in Manhattan

“Albanian Parade” was held in Manhattan, an annual event involving thousands of Albanian-Americans.A�The parade under the red and black colors aims at the introduction of Albanian values to many foreign citizens and tourists who visit the city. Albanian music, black and red dresses, national flags and American flags dominated the parade.A�The initiator of the Albanian Parade in the United States ...

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Meta:The League of Prizren,Albanian nation’s inalienable aspiration for freedom and independence

President Ilir Meta attended the anniversary of the Albanian League of Prizren in the city where on June 10, 1878, Albanian representatives gathered from all the Albanian populated lands. During his speech Meta said that the League of Prizren A�coped with the silence of great powers on the issue of Albanians. “The Albanian League of Prizren did not live long, ...

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The League of Prizren, officially the League for the Defense of the Rights of the Albanian Nation

Today is the 140th anniversary of theA�League of Prizren foundation, officially theA�League for the Defense of the Rights of the Albanian NationA�was anA�AlbanianA�political organization officially founded on June 10, 1878 in the old town ofA�Prizren, in theA�Kosova VilayetA�of theA�Ottoman Empire. The treaties ofA�San StefanoA�andA�Berlin, both assigned areas that were also inhabited byA�AlbaniansA�to other states. The inability of theA�PorteA�to protect the ...

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Over 180 Rally Drivers to Attend 14th Edition of Rally Albania

The 14th edition of Rally Albania will bring 180 rally drivers from 15 different countries to Albania on June 9th. Rally Albania is part of the Mediterranean Rally Raid Trophy that takes places in Morocco, Greece, and Albania and drivers compete in four categories Moto, Quad, Car, and SSV.Albaniaa��s race consists of a 2,000 km itinerary that runs throughout the ...

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Vucic will be ready to talk with Pristina after the National Museum opening

Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic expects that the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina will be continued until the end of June; however, he said that negotiations cannot take place on June 27 or 28 due to events he will attend: promotion of the soldiers in Kragujevac and the opening of the National Museum in Belgrade. “For me, this is more important ...

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EBRD Albanian Railways project wins award for Best Rail Deal 2017

An EBRD project supporting the rehabilitation of the railway line between Tirana and Durres and the construction of a new railway link from Tirana-Durres to Tirana International Airport has been named a�?Best Rail Deal 2017a�? by Emea Financea��s Awards 2017. PFI Awards, given out in London are a milestone in the global project finance calendar. EBRD support for the railway ...

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EULEX with a new mandate in Kosovo

Following the Councila��s decision, and the exchange of letters between President Hashim Thaci and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, the EULEX Mission has received a new mandate until 14 June 2020. EULEX Mission will continue to support relevant rule of law institutions in Kosovo on their path towards increased effectiveness, sustainability, multi-ethnicity and accountability, free from political interference and in ...

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Ermonela Jaho, candidate for UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

Minister of Culture Mirela Kumbaro officially presented the candidacy of the world-renowned Albanian soprano Ermonela Jaho as Ambassador of the Goodwill in UNESCO, to put her name, voice and fame into the service of UNESCO’s causes and projects.A�She emphasized that it would be in the honor of the Organization to engage a woman and an artist of this level to ...

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Mihal Grameno, Albanian nationalist, politician , writer, freedom fighter and journalist

Mihal Grameno was an Albanian nationalist, politician, writer, freedom fighter, and journalist. Born in KorA�A� on the 13th of January, 1871 in a merchant family, he studied there at the local secondary school before immigrating to Romania in 1885. It was in Bucharest that he got involved in the Albanian National Awakening where the movement soon collapsed due to financial ...

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