Azjewishpost.com: What made Albanians risk their lives to save Jews from the Holocaust?

Most anywhere else in Nazi-occupied Europe, an encounter with police would have likely sealed the fate of Jewish refugees like Nissim and Sarah Aladjem and their 10-year-old son, Aron. Instead, when the family was detained by police in Albania 75 years ago, it was the...

Swedish Tunisian man, 22, held over brutal murder of Flamur Beqiri in front of wife and son

A man was arrested in Denmark five days ago over the brutal Christmas Eve murder of suspected drug kingpin Flamur "Alex" Beqiri in front of his wife and young son. The 22-year-old suspect was held under a European Arrest Warrant at Copenhagen Airport at the request of...

A new pope? No, just Kosovan forward Donis Avdijaj

The Heart of Midlothian Football Club, a Scottish soccer team known as Hearts, confirmed the signing of a star player with fanfare equal to the announcement of a new pope. A tweet posted by the professional soccer team, heralded the signing of Kosovan forward Donis...

AJO – Kosovo Jazz concert on 21 February in London

Where: Rich Mix, 35-47 BETHNAL GREEN ROAD, LONDON E1 6LA, When: 21 February 2020 at 8.00pm. Tickets: https://richmix.org.uk/book-online/556802 AJO is a singer-songwriter based in London. A Kosovan born artist, a well known former TV presenter and journalist her roots...

Peckham Bazaar: John Gionleka is more comfortable crafting creative Balkan-inspired recipes than being the centre of attention

Peckham Bazaar is a simple room on an unassuming residential corner, with plain chairs and tables and happy customers lit by candles. The kitchen is not so much open as actually inside the dining room, a thin grill space running along one inside wall. Food was the...

Kosovo women’s national team rose four places in the latest world rankings

At first glance, a four-place rise from 126th to 122nd in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking might not seem like a significant improvement. Yet it shows that, despite being formed less than nine years ago, the Kosovo women’s national team are on the right track. Coach...
Today is the anniversary of Skanderbeg’s death

Today is the anniversary of Skanderbeg’s death

George Castriot (Albanian: Gjergj Kastrioti, 6 May 1405 – 17 January 1468), known as Skanderbeg (Albanian: Skënderbej or Skënderbeu from Turkish: İskender Bey), was an Albanian nobleman and military commander, who served the Ottoman Empire in 1423–43, the Republic of...

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