Atdhe Nuhiu: “I’d call home to Kosovo after bombing raids… now football is bringing joy back”

They lived in constant fear in Pristina, where the Sheffield Wednesday was born before fleeing the conflict with his parents to Austria. After the bloodshed of independence from Serbia, every game of football as a country is a celebration. So hosting England and...

Albanian Santa proposes his partner dressed also as a Santa

More than a thousand Santas hit the streets in Kosovo's capital Sunday to help out their neighbours. It was the third year of an increasingly popular holiday-themed fun run in snowy Pristina benefitting local families in need ahead of the Christmas holiday. Many of...

Federica Mogherini’s Facebook post about Human Rights ridiculed by thousands of Kosovo Albanians

Federica Mogherini, who serves as High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, on 10th December has posted a statement on Facebook about Human Rights that has enraged thousands of Kosovo Albanians, who feel that their human rights...

50sec.com: A guide to Kosovo’s startup scene

“In fact, the Diaspora remains the brain of Kosovo, especially on the new emerging technologies” While Kosovo is only lighting its 10th birthday candle this year, a large part of its population is not much older: The median age of Kosovars is just under 30 years....

Euroactiv: Kosovo asserts independence with vote to build an army

Kosovo lawmakers vote Friday (14 December) on whether to give the small Balkan country its own army, a US-backed symbolic show of independence that has inflamed tensions with former wartime foe Serbia. The former Serbian province is currently guarded by NATO-led...

Albania among emerging Europe’s Christmas markets

Christmas in Tirana starts in Skanderbeg Square, where a huge Christmas tree takes pride of place. Then just follow the lights along boulevard Dëshmorët e Kombit and you will find yourself in the middle of Mother Theresa Square, the second largest in Tirana. And...