Bakalli was convicted on weapons charges in Albania, and he began cooperating with the FBI in 2006 to avoid deportation.
In Albania, there are two cities where I have written the majority of my work: Gjirokastër, my home city, and Tirana.
But, to much ridicule, the Army then took weeks to prepare the field in Albania from which the Apaches were to operate.
The Secret Rescue By Cate Lineberry The story of non-combat heroes and their escape from Nazi-occupied Albania.
Kirkpatrick would not say much more than “have a look at Albania.”
He thought of erecting first a principality in Albania and the Morea, and then a kingdom in Tunis.
The Malissori of Albania were also listening to the old man's blandishments.
With the exception of a few insignificant trickles, only one small stream in the northern part of the country escapes Albania.
Perhaps one was beginning to recognize that there are Albanians but no Albania.
That was granted, and thereby Albania came into existence really for the first time as an independent State.
Medieval Latin name of the country called by its inhabitants Shqipëri (literally "land of eagles," from shqiponje "eagle"), from Medieval Greek Albania, possibly from a pre-IE word *alb "hill" (also proposed as the source of Alps) or from the PIE root *albho- "white" (see alb). Roman Albania was a land by the Caspian Sea (modern Daghestan); in English Albania was occasionally also a name for Scotland.
Republic in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic Sea coast of the Balkan Peninsula, bordered by Yugoslavia to the northwest, north, and northeast, Macedonia to the east, and Greece to the southeast and south. Tirana is its capital and largest city.
Note: The most secretive and closed of the former Eastern Bloc nations, Albania held free elections in March 1991, ending almost fifty years of communist rule and inaugurating a multiparty system. Protests over the collapse of a government-sponsored fraudulent investment scheme led to near anarchy in 1997. United Nations peacekeepers restored order.