Bust Unveiled in Memory of Aris Goumas

The annual memorial service for the 37-year-old Northern Epirot Aristotle Goumas was held in a highly charged atmosphere, on Sunday morning in Chimara. Goumas was...

Greek Schools Face Closure in Albania

The Greek Minority in Albania is opposed to the intentions of the Ministry of Education in Greece to shut down the Greek school “Homer”...

Albanian Elections Include Greek Minority’s High Abstention & Minor Incidents

Albanian elections were held in a quiet but polarized environment and with strong police presence at the voting centers. Most significant of all was...

Albanian Newspapers Claim Goumas’ Death an “Accident”

According to Albanian newspapers, the Public Prosecutor’s office found that expatriate, Aristotelis Goumas, was not murdered. On the contrary, he died because of a...

Albanians Demonstrate Against Greek Mayor of Chimara

According to an announcement by the police authorities of Avlona, in Albania, they prohibited a demonstration against the Mayor of Chimara and President of...

FM spokesman on postponement of Albanian census

A Greek foreign ministry spokesman referred to a general census in neighboring Albania, following news that the census was postponed until the autumn instead...

Albanian Director’s “Amnesty” Film Premiered at Berlinale

The film ‘Amnesty’ by Albanian director Bouyar Alimani has premiered at the Berlinale.  Alimani has been living and working in Greece for the past...

20 Year Anniversary Event for “Omonia” Held in Dervitsani

The President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias participated at the occasion of the 20th anniversary from the establishment of the Omonoia organization.  The...

4th Forum of Greek-Albanian Economic Relations Takes Place in Tirana

The fourth forum of the Greek-Albanian economic relations coined "Challenges & Perspectives 2010", will take place this week in Tirana, Albania.  Albanian Deputy PM and...

Visa Abolished for EU Entry for Citizens of Albania & Bosnia Herzegovina

As of December 15th, citizens of Albania and Bosnia Herzegovina will be able to travel to all European countries without the requirement of a...