Prime Minister Sali Berisha of Albania

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Sali Berisha was born on October 15, 1944 in Tropoj�, Albania.
Berisha was the president of Albania between 1992 and 1997.
to builders, foreigners and aid organizations.
anxious to topple his arch rival, and get back into the swing of things.
faithful should gather and demonstrate.
loudspeakers into the early Sunday morning air.
Berisha is a declared Atheist just like roughly 80% of Albanian politicians.
Born in Tropojë, Berisha received a degree in medicine from the University of Tirana and worked as a heart surgeon and professor at the Tirana Cardiology Clinic.
In March 1992 Berisha was elected as Albania's first non-Communist president since World War II (1939-1945.
It now has become apparent that behind the mask of the statesman Berisha has reverted to the more sinister past agenda of persecuting the ethnic Greek minority, but this time he is using much more sophisticated approach: Berisha´s strategy to diminish or eliminate the millennial ethnic Greek presence in the space that is now southern Albania is legitimized by having international organizations, such as the World Bank, assist in drawing up its economic development plan (for example the Albanian Southern Coast Development Plan.
Berisha was involved in a series of scandals which led to his electoral defeat in 1997.
Sali Berisha was born on July 1, 1944, into a poor peasant family from the Tropoja district of northern Albania.
By the beginning of 1990 Berisha had emerged as one of the most respected spokespersons for the reform movement in Albania.
In 1994 Berisha was clearly the most popular and influential political personality in Albania.
Following the 1996 elections President Berisha was blamed for a series of pyramid schemes, the most notorious of which was known as the Gjallica pyramid scam.
Berisha was born in Vicidol, a village near the border with Kosovo, in Albania's mountainous northeastern Tropojë region.
Sali Berisha was a member of the communist Labour Party of Albania (PPSH.
The Democratic Party of Albania was founded by students and intellectuals the 13th of the same month, and in 1991, Berisha was elected its chair, controlling it until now.
After the first free elections of Albania, Berisha was elected President of the Republic on April 9, 1992.
Berisha's peevish record was maintained during the opposition, when he lost two elections, in 1997 and 2001, but refused to accept loss, alleging irregularities; he led continuous demonstrations demanding fresh elections, which, at times would turn violent.
On June 10, 2007, Sali Berisha met with US.
controversial law targetting senior justice officials, despite criticism from Western capitals, international organisations and the opposition Socialist Party.
judiciary], but to fulfill a moral obligation to the Albanian people,” Berisha said in a press conference on Sunday.
Berisha has rejected claims that the law is unconstitutional.
Berisha was involved in a series of.
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Meanwhile, new unrest was reported in northern Albania, where Berisha has strong support.
Berisha has been seeking to return to power, tapping not only outrage over Hajdari's killing but also widespread disappointment with the government's inabiliy to revive the economy.
Berisha also accused Greece of enflaming the 1997 Albanian crisis, during which Berisha was forced to leave power.
Prime Minister Sali Berisha said last week that Albania would officially apply for EU candidate status in the.
are getting now first-class documents, allowing them to travel more freely abroad,” Prime Minister Sali Berisha said on Monday, when officially oping the application process.
Sali Berisha is the current Prime Minister of Albania.
A controversial figure, Berisha was at times fted as the country's first non-communist president, as a reformer who liberalised the economy and reformed Albania's institutions in the early 1990s.
Berisha was born in Albania's mountainous north-east in 1944.
In the autumn of 1998 Berisha was accused of attempting a coup, following the assassination of the DP politician Azem Hadjari and resultant protests by his supporters.
Democratic Party chairman Sali Berisha is the most likely candidate.
POSHTE KUSARETELVIS DP of Albania = CrimePosted: Saturday 10 September 2005 - 04:55:53In such a small country that is albania, with all the resources that it has, with all the help that the world partners have given to albania, since Sali Berisha took power, all the treasure, culture, and respect, got taken away from the albanians.
Sali Berisha is a well-respected world leader.
Sali Berisha has been lifted up by by God Almighty.
The Albanian Prime Minister, Sali Berisha, met with the President of Macedonia, Branko Cervenkovski, to discuss on further broadening and strengthening the economic cooperation between the two countries.
Prime Minister Sali Berisha has personally rejected all allegations, accusing Baze of opposition bias, the local press reported.
Sali Berisha was a participant or observer in the following events: After 1994-1999: CIA and Bin Laden Train KLA in AlbaniasEL('1626004942-17830','17830') In 1994 Albanian Premier Sali Berisha reportedly helps bin Laden set up a network in Albania through Saudi charity fronts after bin Laden visits Albania (see Shortly After April 9, 1994.
Albanian President Sali Berisha is now widely suspected of tolerating and even directly profiting from drug-trafficking for wider political-economic reasons, namely the financing of secessionist political parties and other groupings in Kosovo and Macedonia.
After the collapse of his government, Berisha turns his family farm into a KLA base.
Sali Berisha comes under pressure to step down as head of Albania's main opposition party after its poor showing in local elections.
Berisha described the results as a "shameful joke" but said his party would have to decide how to respond to the ballot.
Following his defeat, Berisha is facing intensified calls to resign and allow the DPA to reform.
Prior to the election Berisha said a vote for the DPA was a vote for him.
Prime Minister Sali Berisha held a meeting with students and lecturers of the “Aleksandër Xhuvani” University in Elbasani town in the framework of several meetings arranged with the university students of Albania.
Congratulating Ambassador Ando on his new duty, Premier Berisha expressed his pleasure over the level of the relations between two countries.
Premier Berisha received today the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Jean Asselborn.
Left to right: Sali Berisha is greeted by NATO Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer upon his arrival to NATO HQ.
Democratic Party, to be re-elected in 1997 and later on.
1992, and re-elected on February 3, 1997.
Berisha joined in the very first day, a series of students demonstrations that forced the government to approve the establishment of a multi-party system, Mr.
Democratic Party leader Sali Berisha was named Albania's prime minister on 3 September 2005, after his party's win in July 3 parliamentary polls.
Berisha was elected president of Albania on 9 April 1992.
The administration was accused of having taken part in these schemes and Berisha was forced to retire his position.
Taking up his new post as prime minister, Berisha has pledged to cut taxes and streamline the government, while saying that his first priority would be to ensure that the next elections -- municipal polls in 2006 -- are fair.
Sali Berisha is married, with two children.
Related Topics:October 15 - 1944 - Prime Minister - Republic of Albania - President - 1992 - 1997~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~Berisha was born in Tropojë, Albania.
Berisha was elected chair of the Democratic Party, to be re-elected in 1997 and later on.
Related Topics:1990 - 1991 - 1997 - 1992 - 2001~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~Following the first free elections of Albania, Berisha was elected President of the Republic on April 9, 1992.
Despite all the problems of his administration, Berisha was re-elected on May 26, 1997.
In July of 1997, Berisha was replaced by the socialist Rexhep Meidani.
Political opposition to Prime Minister Sali Berisha is split between two key figures, each claiming he has what it takes.
TIRANA, Albania, July 2 (UPI) -- Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha has expressed gratitude to China for donating nearly 1,400 computers to promote their use in Albanian schools.
Berisha had emerged as one of the most respected spokespersons for the reform movement in Albania.
In December 1990, Berisha joined in the very first day, a series of students demonstrations that forced the government to approve the establishment of a multi-party system, Mr.
Berisha has promised to reduce the number of cabinet posts from 19 to 14 and to press efforts to wipe out corruption, fight poverty, and move Albania closer to European integration.
Berisha was Albanias first post Communist president from 1992 until he was forced to resign in 1997 when millions of people lost money in failed investment schemes.