The retrospective history of the Republic of Albania

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A proud people who built aqueducts by eye
By Jason Goodwin, Independent (London), 26 March 1999. Ottoman rule brought peace and prosperity. Many Ottoman dignitaries were Albanian. Albanians became enthusiastic supporters of the Ottoman Empire, sharp at exploiting the wide horizons which the Ottomans opened up.
Albania: nine years after
By Remzi Lani, AIM Tirana, 16 December 1999. Albania fell one year after the Berlin Wall, on December 1990. Like in the other East European countries, the peaceful rallies and tables' negotiations were the symbols of the Democratic Movement. Nine years after, probably Albania is the ex-communist country that has changed more.