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Albanians are defined as an ethnic group native to Albania and neighboring countries. The term is also used sometimes to refer to the citizens of the Republic of Albania regardless of ethnicity. Ethnic Albanians speak the Albanian language and more than half of ethnic Albanians live in Albania and Kosovo. The Albanian diaspora also exists in a number of other countries.
- also known as Albanien, Albanian, Albania, Albanese
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Poverty in Albania (2002)
A Qualitative Assessment by Hermine de Soto
Whether people are relatively prosperous because they migrate, or they migrate because they are relatively prosperous, the perception among Albanians is that if you migrate you have the opportunity to become more wealthy.
Macedonia and Greece (1997)
The Struggle to Define a New Balkan Nation by John Shea
A current view among Albanians is that they are the twentieth- century survivors of the Illyrian people who lived on the eastern shores of the Adriatic ...
From Alexander the Great to Mother Teresa by Gëzim I. Alpion
The denigration of foreigners, East Europeans and especially the Albanians is an ongoing process in the British media and English literature.
An Encyclopedia by Jeffrey E. Cole
Albanians inhabit parts of the Balkan Peninsula and are mostly concentrated in Albania, a country in southeastern Europe, where they make up about 95 percent of approximately 3.5 million inhabitants (Greeks, Vlachs, Roma, Macedonians, ...
by G. Kurt Piehler
the Serbs and Kosovar Albanians), rather than other political organizations, such as the People's Movement of Kosovo, which supported the libera- tion of the province via armed struggle. While many historians have traced the roots of the ...
by James Ciment
Albanians The most serious problem facing Macedonia was its large minority of ethnic Albanians.
by Dimitar Bechev
Still, Albanians were not included proportionally in the public sector and the administration. The 1974 constitution defined the Socialist Republic of Macedonia as ''the state of the Macedonian people and the Albanian and Turkish nationalities.
“('1 Albanians undGreeks. \Vallachinns. tainable, we may perhaps estimate the Turks on these gounds at one fourth of the inhabitants in Thessal and acedonia, and at one tenth in the other parts of reece and Albania, on an average.
by Robert Elsie
Even in the mid-1990s, long after the fall of communism in both countries, Kosovo Albanians still required special exit visas to visit Albania, which were usually denied. Yugoslav communism brought the Kosovo Albanians a modicum of rights ...
by Mark Juergensmeyer, Wade Clark Roof
Albanians), with almost 4,000 persons missing by Red Cross estimates in the year 2000. NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) sought to end the violence by launching a bombing campaign on Serbian targets from March 24 through June ...
by Barbara A. West
cAucAsiAn AlbAniAns location: Contemporary Azerbaijan and Russian Dagestan , from the Kura River in the south to Derbent in the north time period: Possibly fourth century b.c.e . but more likely first century b.c.e . to 700 c.e . ancestry: ...
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Albanians living in Macedonia refuse to learn the Macedonian language
Macedonians belong to the "older" Mediterranean substratum...Macedonians are not related with geographically close Greeks, who do not belong to the "older" ...
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I support the recommendations made by the International Crisis Group. The primary responsibility is for Kosovo Albanians to demonstrate that their treatment of minorities is adequate. (Emma Bonino)
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The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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