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Albania , Monday 19 February 2018

News Albania » Shkodër: Albanian Minors Risk Everything to Escape Poverty Trap

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Elton* slumps in a chair with his arms folded across his chest, and explains why he returned to his family home in Shkodra in the north of Albania, from France last year. “I wanted an education, but I was told: ‘Take your bags and leave.’ I was shown ...

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

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Publication date: Wednesday 19 July 2017

New Albanian Cardinal Ernest Simoni arrives for a consistory ... I’ve been a priest for 61 years. My first assignment was in Shkoder to replace a young priest who had been imprisoned at that time. The communists were surprised by the work I was able ...

News Albania » Shkodër: Carnival in Shkoder Albania

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Publication date: Wednesday 09 March 2011

Masks have always been a central feature of the Venetian carnival. But, few people know that these masks originate from the northern town of Albania, Shkoder. Today, people come from all over the world to attend private and public masked balls in Shkoder.

News Albania » Shkodër: Shkoder, Albania 10 Day Weather

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Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

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News Albania » Shkodër: Albania with special guest John Stapleton

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

In Albania your tour will include a visit to the Unesco-listed ... World Heritage-listed famous Lake Ohrid and the old city.You will also stop at the towns of Shkoder, Kruja, Elbasan, Durres with their historic sites, distinctive style of houses and ...

News Albania » Shkodër: The children trapped by Albania's blood feuds

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Publication date: Saturday 11 November 2017

Though they have a long history, blood feuds remain potent today, with 68 families in the Shkodra region of northern Albania currently unable to leave their homes because of them. We visited Niko, a 13-year-old boy, in his tiny hamlet in northern Albania.

News Albania » Shkodër: Cardinal-Elect Simoni’s Appointment: Elevating Albania’s Martyrs

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Publication date: Friday 18 November 2016

Tuci died in Shkoder’s city hospital of infections related to this inhuman brutality. Sociopathic forms of torture and murder were used against the martyrs: Two Albanian priests were drowned when guards held their heads in a latrine. Another suffocated ...

News Albania » Shkodër: Albanian Muslims Resist Statue of Teresa

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Publication date: Wednesday 29 March 2006

SHKODER, Albania, March 29 - Muslims in Shkoder, in northern Albania, are opposing plans to erect a statue to the Roman Catholic nun Mother Teresa, an ethnic Albanian who is in line for elevation to sainthood by the Vatican. The dispute is unusual for ...

News Albania » Shkodër: Police: TNT Explosion injures 8 in northern Albania

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Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

A police statement said a TNT explosion injured the building's owner as he was entering his vehicle and seven passers-by on Saturday morning in Shkodra, a city 110 kilometers (70 miles) north of the Albanian capital, Tirana. Police say three of the injured ...