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The two deportees jumped from the Stena Britannica while it was about 500m off the Suffolk coast. Photograph: Paul John Fearn /Alamy

Deported Albanians died after leaping from ferry to swim ashore, an inquest heard

Albanian Artur Doda was killed after being sucked into ferry’s propellers while compatriot Leonard Isufaj drowned in strong currents off ...

The two deportees jumped from the Stena Britannica while it was about 500m off the Suffolk coast. Photograph: Paul John Fearn /Alamy

Deported Albanians died after leaping from ferry to swim ashore, an inquest heard

Albanian Artur Doda was killed after being sucked into ferry’s propellers while compatriot Leonard Isufaj drowned in strong currents off Felixstowe. Two deported Albanians died after jumping from a passenger ferry into the North Sea to try to swim 500 meters back to the UK shore, an inquest heard. Albanians Artur Doda, 24, and Leonard [...]

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Per 2 charitable event flyer

A new British-Albanian charity is fundraising to help disadvantaged people in Kosovo and Albania

Per 2 is a charity aimed at helping disadvantaged people in Kosovo and Albania. They are organizing their first charity event (15+ years old), on April 3rd starting at 7:30pm. You can buy your tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/per2-charity-event-tickets-16077689803, or contact Arta at 07933793498 to avoid the £1.85 fee. Hope to see you there! Things included in [...]

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Shpend Ahmeti ne Londer

(Shqip) Kryebashkiaku i Prishtinës, Shpend Ahmeti, do të takohet me shqiptarë të Britanisë, me 28 mars 2015 në Londër

e Britanisë.

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Doruntina poster, ODA theatre

Prishtina theatre ODA with a play in New York

ODA theatre during April and May 2015 will be presenting a play called “Doruntine’ in New York, USA. This performance is co-organised with the Ministry of Diaspora of the Government of Republic of Kosova. “Doruntine” is a co-production of ODA Theatre and Blessed Unrest from New York. and will per presented in Interarts Theatre in [...]

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Kosovo Independence Day celebration

Recognise reality, and Kosovo – 16 years after NATO intervened to save Albanians from ethnic cleansing

WAR and a brutal campaign of ethnic cleansing leads to a major refugee crisis. Global powers intervene in attempt to quell the bloodshed and implement an imperfect ceasefire stalemate. Eventually, events on the ground overtake the status quo and a new country unilaterally declares independence. A majority of United Nations members, but not all, recognise [...]

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Ian Bright, 41, his wife Karen, 37, and their sons Ethan, 5, and Jacob, 9, who teach football when they visit orphanages in Albania each year Picture: Michael Lloyd

The British family who spend their summer holidays teaching Albanians football

When I come back home I am already planning for the next year and how we are going to get the funding for it,” 41-year-old window cleaner Ian Bright tells me. While many will head for a relaxing beach holiday Ian takes his wife Karen and their two sons Jacob, nine, and Ethan, five, to [...]

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