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News Albania » Lezhë: Cardinal Ernest Simoni, the “Living Martyr” of Albania

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Publication date: Wednesday 19 July 2017

Why then, did Pope Francis name Father Ernest Troshani Simoni of the Archdiocese of Shkodrë-Pult in Albania to the College of Cardinals? With the highly symbolic appointment, the Holy Father desired to honor the suffering of Albanian Catholics under what ...

News Albania » Lezhë: No place like dome: Bunkers in Albania converted into accommodation for tourists

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Publication date: Wednesday 26 September 2012

One structure in Albania's northern Lezhe region, some 44 miles from the capital of Tirana, has been transformed into a hostel for backpackers as part of a project by German and Albanian architecture students. 'Bed & Bunker' was officially launched last ...

News Albania » Lezhë: Lezhe, Albania 10 Day Weather

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Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

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News Albania » Lezhë: The vengeful sea devouring Albania's coast

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Publication date: uesday 12 December 2017

Of the 427 kilometres (265 miles) of Albania's coast, "154 are affected by erosion", Environment ... in charge of environmental issues in the Lezhe municipality, which covers Shengjin. "The situation is dramatic," he said. Everything is working in favour ...

News Albania » Lezhë: 38 martyrs killed by the Communist regime beatified in Albania

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Publication date: Saturday 05 November 2016

(Vatican Radio) Thirtyeight martyrs killed between 1945 and 1974 by the Communist regime have been beatified in the city of Shkodër in northwestern Albania. The ceremony ... Bishop Frano Gjini of Lezhe, who died in 1948 declaring his “spirit and heart ...

News Albania » Lezhë: Albania: Army on standby as heavy flooding causes power outages

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Publication date: uesday 18 November 2014

TIRANA, Albania – Torrential rain in Albania has caused power and ... of rain in two hours overnight on the Lezhe and Lac districts, northwest of capital Tirana, causing power outages and flooding homes in those areas. Authorities did not immediately ...

News Albania » Lezhë: Albanian fugitives 'hiding in London', Met Police say

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Publication date: Friday 03 June 2011

What they did not know is that Gjoka, one of Albania's most wanted criminals, is accused of shooting dead Tonin Doshi, 33-year-old farmer in May 1999. After an apparent dispute over a piece of land, Gjoka is said to have shot him in the town of Lezhe ...

News Albania » Lezhë: Albania Vote Quiet as Ruling Party Appears to Trail

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Publication date: Sunday 29 June 1997

in a village near the town of Fier in central Albania. In Gjirokaster, family members of a guard at the Greek Consulate who was shot to death on election eve walked into a polling place and shot at the ballot boxes. In Lezhe, 40 miles north of Tirana ...