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Deadly Protests Don't End Albania's Power Play

A week after an antigovernment uprising left three people dead and at least 150 injured, Albanians are expected to return to the streets of the capital Tirana on...

Albania: "Please Occupy Us!"

George W. Bush's visit to Europe this week has focused on the countries that once fell under the veil of communism and that have also, not coincidentally, proved...

Grapevine: May 14, 1990

THE REACH-OUT ALBANIA PLAN. Paranoid, reclusive Albania is beginning to reach out and touch someone. The nation opened telephone links with 54 Western countries...

Albania: Climbing Out of the Cage

Snowcapped in winter and precipitous in many places, the Pindus Mountains, which straddle Greece and Albania, are all but impassable. That has not stopped...

Albania And Then There Were None

Despite the calendar, the revolutions of 1989 have not yet ended. As one East bloc regime after another was shaken by political change last fall, only one...

Albania the Eagle Spreads Its Wings

Known to its citizens as the "land of the Eagle," Albania is notable on two dubious counts: it is Europe's poorest nation and a relic of the Stalinist era. For...

ALBANIA: Odd Man Out

Among the gaggle of satellite Communist bosses trotting at Nikita Khrushchev's heels in Manhattan, one was conspicuously odd man out. Red Premier Mehmet Shehu...

Duty in Occupied Albania

A satirical revue entitled The Patriot, by the well-known Israeli playwright Hanoch Levin, opened in Tel Aviv last week and quickly became the center of a...

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