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Balkans |  Culture, language and history talk at the centenary of diplomatic relations between Turkey and Albania, held in Tirana
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Balkans | Culture, language and history talk at the centenary of diplomatic relations between Turkey and Albania, held in Tirana

In Albania, the Tirana Yunus Emre Institute (YEE) held a lecture on “Culture, Language and History on the Centenary of Diplomatic Relations between Turkey and Albania”. In the interview that took place in Tirana, the capital, and in cooperation with the Education Counselor of the Turkish Embassy of Tirana, Head of the Atatürk Higher Institute...

Police fight “mafia cameras” in Albania
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Police fight “mafia cameras” in Albania

Albanian police continue to search for security cameras illegally placed in cities by criminal organizations to collect information and monitor police movements. Albanian police announced the illegal planting of 47 new security cameras in the city of Durres a few days ago, adding that the cameras “in addition to providing forensic information, … Source Random...

Balkans |  Ambassador of Tirana Atay evaluated the centenary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Turkey and Albania
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Balkans | Ambassador of Tirana Atay evaluated the centenary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Turkey and Albania

Turkey’s ambassador to Tirana, Pilot Kacan Atay, said that 2023, the centenary of diplomatic relations between Turkey and Albania, will be a special period between the two countries. Speaking to Anadolu Agency (AA), Atay assessed the relations between Turkey and Albania, which celebrated the centenary of the establishment of diplomatic relations this year. Recalling that...

Balkans |  Venetian Carnival masks are produced in Albania
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Balkans | Venetian Carnival masks are produced in Albania

The mask workshop, located in the northern Albanian city of Shkodër, draws attention to the artistic, handmade masks it produces. The masks, which are widely used in the famous Venetian Carnival, are produced in the factory established by the Albanian artist and businessman Edmund Anjoni, who has a passion for art, especially painting and sculpture,...

Balkans |  Heavy rains in Albania caused floods
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Balkans | Heavy rains in Albania caused floods

The roads and agricultural lands in the cities of Shkodër and Lech in the northern parts of Albania were flooded due to the heavy rains that were valid yesterday night and today. Rain-induced floods inundated 1,000 hectares of land across Shkodër. School gardens were also affected by the floods, which also caused power outages. The...

Balkans |  China and Albania sign a visa-free travel agreement
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Balkans | China and Albania sign a visa-free travel agreement

Representatives of the Chinese and Albanian governments signed an agreement on mutual waiver of visas for both officials and citizens in the Albanian capital, Tirana, on Monday. The agreement was signed by Zhou Ding, Chinese Ambassador to Albania, and Megi Fino, Albanian Vice Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs. This agreement means that citizens of...

Balkans |  Albanian Kula, a graduate of Turkey, said he has an academic career thanks to Turkish scholarships.
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Balkans | Albanian Kula, a graduate of Turkey, said he has an academic career thanks to Turkish scholarships.

Albanian Vihab Kola, who completed his doctoral studies at Marmara University with a Turkish scholarship, said that studying with a scholarship offered by the Turkish state enables him to obtain an academic career and a prestigious position in Albania. Kula told AA how the Overseas Turks and Related Communities (YTB) Presidential Scholarship Program in Turkey...

Balkans |  Albania gave a verbal note to England
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Balkans | Albania gave a verbal note to England

Albania summoned British Ambassador to Tirana Alastair King-Smith to the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs over British Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick’s remarks about Albanians and gave a note verbale to the country. In a written statement from the Albanian Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, it was reported that a note verbale was presented...

Balkans |  Consecutive earthquakes occur in Albania
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Balkans | Consecutive earthquakes occur in Albania

In the Balkan country of Albania, earthquakes occur one after another, the first of which was at 22:37 local time. A 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near the Albanian capital, Tirana, this evening. While the epicenter was 29 kilometers northeast of Tirana, the earthquake was also felt in the western part of Macedonia. The earthquake occurred at...

Balkans |  Support from Albania to Ukraine
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Balkans | Support from Albania to Ukraine

Albanian Foreign Minister Olta Šaška said they will continue to support Ukraine in its war against Russia. Saying that Ukraine is striving for independence, Čachka said, “As true friends of Ukraine, we are proud to be on the right side of history.” In the message he published on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of...