Attacks in Northern Kosovo Instigated by Serbia, Says Kosovo Prime Minister

Prime Minister of Kosovo, Albin Kurti, said that the attacks on two vehicle registration centers in northern Kosovo were instigated by Serbia. Around 1 a.m. this Saturday, a vehicle registration center was burned down in Zubin Potok, and grenades were thrown at another center in Zvečan. In a Facebook status, Kurti wrote that individuals and

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report is “Code Red for Humanity”

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued its starkest warning to date, stating that human activity has changed the Earth’s climate in “unprecedented” ways, some of which are “irreversible.”   They’ve also warned that temperatures will likely rise by more than 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels within the next 20 years. This smashes through

The Memory Files: The Story of Nazmi Uruci

You can listen to a reading of this article here. For almost 50 years, Albania was in the grips of a brutal communist regime, led by dictator Enver Hoxha. During that time, tens of thousands of Albanian men, women, and children were persecuted, imprisoned, and murdered. Many more died because of horrific conditions in prison

A Visit to the Private Library of Gjergj Fishta

On the edge of Shkodra’s historic center sits the Catholic Franciscan Church. Simple, whitewashed, and set in a small square, its construction started in 1875 under the watchful eye of Father Tome Markoci. A couple of years later, the grounds were dedicated by Father Gjan Pjer Ferrari. By 1902, the Franciscan mission had permission from

Diaspora Call for Justice Over Torched Touristic Business in Theth

Following a suspected arson attack on the ‘Buni i Bajraktarit’ hostel complex in Qafe Thore, Theth, members of the Albanian diaspora and other individuals have written to Prime Minister Edi Rama to raise their concerns. At the end of March, the complex which has benefitted from several million euros in investment was set on fire.