The extremist who among other things threatened with ethnic cleansing of Albanians, detained for 18 months

Oskar Dunn-Koczorowski was given 18 months detention after admitting two counts of encouraging terrorism. His blog posts included support for the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik and the threat of ethnic cleansing of Albanians, demonstrating a “highly...

Albanian female peacekeepers committed to help in South Sudan

Trained as a chemical engineer and a lawyer, one would have thought that Viola Hoxha and Valentina Korbi would be tucked somewhere in the comfort of home in Tirana, the capital of Albania. However, now at the ranks of captain and major respectively, and with...

Kosovo Albanians welcome liberators 20 years after NATO intervention

Thousands of Kosovo Albanians turned out on Wednesday to welcome back former U.S. president Bill Clinton and his ex-top diplomat Madeleine Albright 20 years after they helped engineer the NATO air war that ousted Serbian forces. Clinton, 72, and Albright, 82, were...

How Xherdan Shaqiri helped Liverpool win Champions League

Xherdan Shaqiri signed for Liverpool last summer from a relegated Stoke City for around £13million. The Albanian Swiss international featured four times in a triumphant Champions League campaign and contributed two assists. Shaqiri's most important moment came in the...

Award-winning Remzije Sherifi explains why Glasgow inspired her Kosovan dreams

Glasgow may not be the city of her birth, but for the winner of the Scottish Women in Business’ Spotlight Award, it’s been the city where Remzije has spent two decades giving back to its people. Almost 20 years ago to the day, Remzije and her family landed on the turf...

Video: Eleni Foureira’s DNA test revealed during the 2019 Eurovision Song Competition

Eleni Foureira, the pop singer of Albanian origin who represented Cyprus last year in Eurovision with her song Fuego, and whose heritage was a controversy, participated in a DNA test sponsored by “My Heritage,” a DNA testing company during the Eurovision contest. She...

Albanian food in Bronx, New York

Tony & Tina’s Pizzeria (2483 Arthur Ave.). The minute you step inside, you’ll see the Albanian flag, a black double-headed eagle on a bright red background, and portrait of Mother Teresa, perhaps the most famous Albanian after John Belushi. The pizza here is quite...

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