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2008-07-03 09:01:08

CALGARY, July 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bankers Petroleum Ltd.

2008-06-30 09:03:27

Text of report in English by Albanian state news agency ATA Tirana, 28 June: Minister of Economy, Trade and Energy Genc Ruli and Deputy Minister of Economy and Finances of Kosova Bedri Hamza agreed on Saturday [28 June] to enhance cooperation in the field of electrical power.

2008-06-19 12:00:58

Text of report by Croatian privately-owned independent weekly Nacional, on 10 June ["Exclusive" report by Marko Biocina, Plamenko Cvitic and Berislav Jelinic: "Sanader's Nuclear Programme"] The great increase in energy prices has begun to seriously endanger the profitable business activity of the Croatian economy and the living standard of citizens, and the government, faced with the problem, has decided to embark on the realization of major infrastructural projects that are supposed to...

2008-06-16 18:00:34

CEZ (Prague, Czech Republic), power group, got on to the tender for the acquisition of a 51-76% stake in the electric power distributor DSO (Albania) in Jun 2008. Together with CEZ, further three firms got on. They are Enel (Italy), EVN (Austria) and Energy Steiermark (Austria).

2008-03-04 12:00:29

BOSTON, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Divorce Albanian Style by Adela Media (Bulgaria, 2007, 66 min, in Albanian-Russian-Polish with English subtitles, narrated by award-winning British actor, Ben Cross) is a heart-rending film that reveals the experience of several thousands of Albanian families who were forcibly separated for marrying foreigners by the totalitarian regime of Albania's Enver Hoxha, the longest-serving European dictator of the 20th century.

2007-09-12 19:27:21

Encrusted with tiny shells and smelling strongly of the sea, a 2,400-year-old Greek jar lies in a saltwater bath in Durres Museum, on Albania's Adriatic coast.

2006-09-04 09:54:45

By Benet Koleka TIRANA (Reuters) - Tom Ridge, the former U.S. Homeland Security chief, is to work as a consultant to Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha on security, NATO and investments. "We have agreed with Mr.

2006-07-05 20:21:37

By Douglas Hamilton SKOPJE (Reuters) - Macedonia faced a change of government for the third time in eight years on Thursday, following a textbook election performance lacking in previous polls and a quick concession by the losers.

2006-05-12 00:28:03

BEIJING (Reuters) - A former leader of China's far western region of Xinjiang criticized the United States on Friday for allowing five Chinese Muslims released from Guantanamo Bay to seek asylum in Albania.

2006-05-07 04:13:26

DUBROVNIK, Croatia (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney lent support on Sunday to three Balkan states seeking to join NATO and the European Union, saying their entry would help "rejuvenate" the two Western clubs.

Latest Albania Reference Libraries

Adriatic Sea
2013-04-18 22:08:38

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water dividing the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and neighboring ranges. This sea is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea, stretching from the Strait of Otranto to the northwest and the Po Valley. It contains over 1300 islands, mainly located along the eastern, Croatian, coast. Its divided into three basins, the northern one being the shallowest and the southern one being the deepest; a...

2005-06-22 14:34:26

The Erhard's wall lizard (Podarcis erhardii) lives in the Balkan Peninsula as well as the Aegean islands. In the mainland it ranges from Albania, the Republic of Macedonia and southern Bulgaria to the northeastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece. In the Aegean archipelago it doesn't occur in Milos and the surrounding islands, where it is replaced by Milos wall lizard. The length of the lizard's body is about 7 cm; the tail is twice as long. The head is rather wide, and the skin...

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