Hellenic News of America
Viewpoint: The 2011 Athanasiades Cultural Foundation Scholarships
"We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future," said President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who saved America from the Great Depression.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Analysts see significance in Rama's planned visit to Belgrade
Albania Prime Minister Edi Rama's planned visit this fall to Serbia to meet with Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic will be the first high-level visit by an Albanian head of government to Serbia in 68 years.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Bank of Albania governor under pressure after theft probe
Civil society in Albania is calling for the Bank of Albania governor to resign after it was revealed that bank employees stole more than $7 million over a four-year period.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
In Years Past
In 1914, the attendance of the eighth annual convention of the New York state council of the United Brotherhood of the Carpenters and Joiners of America, which opened in Jamestown at the Eagles Temple at 10 in the morning, was not as large as was hoped for but an earnest and sincere body of men were in session to consider various matters for the ... (more)
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Greek hopes for EEZ with Albania suffer setback
GreeceA's hopes of agreeing an exclusive economic zone in the Ionian Sea with Albania have been dealt another blow after the prosecutorA's office in Tirana launched an investigation into the agreement between the two countries.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Live Design Online
August Member Of The Month: Florian Canga
Canga created the video projection and sound design for "Lightstreams," directed by Erenik Beqiri.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Sofia News Agency
Protesters in Tirana Demand Dismissal of Bank of Albania Governor
Several hundred citizens, including journalists, organized a protest Monday in front of the headquarters of Albania's central bank in downtown Tirana.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Ismail Kadare: Twilight Of The Eastern Gods
Ismail Kadare, the Albanian novelist and Nobel laureate-in-waiting, has long divided opinion, and not just for his work.
Millions of euros stolen from Albania's central bank
Seven employees of Albania's Central bank have been arrested on suspicion of stealing around 5 million euros from its reserves over the past four years.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Vatican releases schedule for Pope's trip to Albania
Vatican City, Jul 31, 2014 / 07:46 am .- Pope Francis will make a one-day trip to Albania in September, during which he is slated to meet with local authorities, priests and religious as well as children from charitable institutions.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Islamic community disavows terrorism, extremist organisations
Many Muslims are increasingly critical of the Islamic state -- formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant -- Boko Haram and other Islamic extremist groups, experts said.
Millions reported stolen from Albania central bank
View of the central Bank of Albania in capital Tirana, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Hungary's opposition asks EU to protect democracy
This is a Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 file photo of Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban as he speaks at a news conference in Tirana where he went to celebrate Albania's 100th anniversary of independence.
WNYC-AM New York
Brass Around the World
For this New Sounds, enjoy an hour of works for brass, from the 19 piece French band Bigre! and sample some of the just-out release, "Brooklyn Babylon" from Darcy James Argue's Secret Society, There's also music from east and western Africa - Ethiopia and Benin, along with music from Macedonia, Manhattan and even Albania.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Chinese calligraphy, painting exhibition opens in Albania
A woman watches a traditional Chinese painting at a Chinese calligraphy and traditional painting exhibition kicked off in Tirana, capital of Albania on July 25, 2014.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Albania, busting misconceptions
As Nirvana celebrated being on top of the Billboard charts with Nevermind and Barbara Kendall took board sailing gold at the Barcelona Olympics, Albania was waking up to a new day, no longer under the communist iron fist.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
This is Skanderbeg sqr, the center of Tirana, the capital of Albania. The building on the left is the "Palace of Culture".