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Albania

Country archive · 21 posts


Latest stories about Albania

19 February 2014

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The Journalistic Purgatory of Eastern Europe

The Bridge

Central and Eastern European media is less free now than at any point in the past 20 years and the internet is no safe haven either.

12 December 2013

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No to Syrian Chemical Weapons Dismantled in Albania

Reports surfaced that Syria's chemical weapons stash would be destroyed in Albania. The Albanian government had refused the proposal, after angered Albanians took to the streets in protest.

2 August 2012

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Macedonia: Decades-Old International Poetry Festival in Focus

Portugese filmmaker André Soares published a short video documentary about the Struga Poetry Evenings, an international poetry festival held in Macedonia since 1962.

15 March 2012

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Macedonia: Fuel Prices Continue to Rise

Continuous increase of fuel prices is a cause of much concern for citizens of Macedonia, and some vent the tension through humor.

3 March 2011

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Macedonia: What About the Census?

A number of Balkan countries were scheduled to run a census this spring: Macedonia, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Albania, and Bosnia & Herzegovina. Filip Stojanovski reviews what Macedonian bloggers are writing about...

3 September 2009

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USA: Deportations Feared as New School Year Begins

A proposed bill that would resolve the legal status of approximately 65,000 undocumented students in the United States is still in limbo as another school year begins this month.

17 August 2009

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USA: “I am getting deported on Wednesday”

Herta Llusho is a 19-year old student at risk of being deported from the United States to Albania. Bloggers at DreamActivist.org and other immigrant rights blogs are calling on Americans...

17 April 2009

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Global Recession: “Underdevelopment is a mixed blessing”

There are governments which insist that their countries are not affected by the global economic crisis. Most of the time they are not convincing; and their constituents do not believe...

20 January 2009

The Balkans: “Whose Is This Song?”

Recently several Macedonian bloggers published the documentary “Whose Is This Song” by a Bulgarian director Adela Peeva on their blogs and started discussing the story. The documentary was filmed as...

13 November 2008

Central & Eastern Europe: A Travel Roundup

Olive harvesting in Albania, John Paul II monuments in Poland, a Soviet military hardware cemetery in Moscow and more: Central and Eastern Europe-based bloggers share their recent travel stories and...

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