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January 13, 1991 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four of six restaurants in this small village drowsing in the mountains of northern Greece close for lunch. The dry goods store is well stocked with red plastic table lamps, umbrellas in three fluorescent colors and dusty Hula Hoops. But Filiates, Greece--population 4,000--might as well be Paris, for newcomer Vassiliki Dalani. Life tastes sweet here. "I had an apple at lunch," the 35-year-old farm worker marveled.
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March 28, 1998 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Here in the southern Balkans, an ethnic crazy quilt tearing at the seams, it's been an awful month to be an Albanian. First came the police crackdown that left at least 80 ethnic Albanians dead in Serbia's separatist-minded Kosovo province. Then fear spread south to neighboring Macedonia that its own restive Albanian minority would be drawn into the fray.
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March 28, 1998 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Here in the southern Balkans, an ethnic crazy quilt tearing at the seams, it's been an awful month to be an Albanian. First came the police crackdown that left at least 80 ethnic Albanians dead in Serbia's separatist-minded Kosovo province. Then fear spread south to neighboring Macedonia that its own restive Albanian minority would be drawn into the fray.
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June 30, 1993 | Times Wire Services
Tension rose between Albania and Greece on Tuesday as the Greek government said it will expel all of the 150,000 Albanians estimated to be in Greece illegally and Tirana asked the United Nations to intervene. The growing dispute underlined the fragility of borders in the southern Balkans, where ethnic minorities blur the frontier lines dividing Albania, Macedonia (the former Yugoslav republic), Bulgaria and Greece. Aides to Albanian President Sali Berisha said he sent a letter to U.N.
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June 30, 1993 | Times Wire Services
Tension rose between Albania and Greece on Tuesday as the Greek government said it will expel all of the 150,000 Albanians estimated to be in Greece illegally and Tirana asked the United Nations to intervene. The growing dispute underlined the fragility of borders in the southern Balkans, where ethnic minorities blur the frontier lines dividing Albania, Macedonia (the former Yugoslav republic), Bulgaria and Greece. Aides to Albanian President Sali Berisha said he sent a letter to U.N.
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January 1, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
About 500 Albanians braving heavy snow and defying armed guards fled to Greece, bringing to almost 2,000 the number who made the perilous crossing in December. The northern Greek towns of Ioannina and Filiates reported receiving the bulk of the new defectors.
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December 31, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Hundreds of Albanians streamed into Greece on Sunday in the biggest one-day exodus since their country's Communist rulers began a reform program, and Albania announced it is also allowing Jews to depart. Thirty-seven Jews, all related, flew to Rome from the Albanian capital en route to Israel, said Shula Bahat, a spokeswoman for the American Jewish Committee in New York.
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January 13, 1991 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four of six restaurants in this small village drowsing in the mountains of northern Greece close for lunch. The dry goods store is well stocked with red plastic table lamps, umbrellas in three fluorescent colors and dusty Hula Hoops. But Filiates, Greece--population 4,000--might as well be Paris, for newcomer Vassiliki Dalani. Life tastes sweet here. "I had an apple at lunch," the 35-year-old farm worker marveled.
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January 1, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
About 500 Albanians braving heavy snow and defying armed guards fled to Greece, bringing to almost 2,000 the number who made the perilous crossing in December. The northern Greek towns of Ioannina and Filiates reported receiving the bulk of the new defectors.
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December 31, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Hundreds of Albanians streamed into Greece on Sunday in the biggest one-day exodus since their country's Communist rulers began a reform program, and Albania announced it is also allowing Jews to depart. Thirty-seven Jews, all related, flew to Rome from the Albanian capital en route to Israel, said Shula Bahat, a spokeswoman for the American Jewish Committee in New York.
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