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Articles by Prof. Dr. Lisen Bashkurti :

Albania's Ilir Meta. Photo by Ivanrkv, Wikipedia Commons.

Albania’s Chief Negotiator Who Secured Consensus For Judicial Reform – OpEd

25 Aug 2016 in 1 , Opinion

For almost twenty five years I have dealt with negotiations, its history, theoretical base and its various practices and scenarios. To this diplomatic instrument I have dedicated a scientific monograph that has been re-published a…

This artist's impression shows a view of the surface of the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Solar System. The double star Alpha Centauri AB also appears in the image to the upper-right of Proxima itself. Proxima b is a little more massive than the Earth and orbits in the habitable zone around Proxima Centauri, where the temperature is suitable for liquid water to exist on its surface. Credit Image is courtesy of ESO/M. Kornmesser.

Rocky Planet Found Orbiting Habitable Zone Of Nearest Star

25 Aug 2016 in 1 , Science

An international team of astronomers including Carnegie’s Paul Butler has found clear evidence of a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our Solar System. The new world, designated Proxima b, orbits its cool…

Location of Syria. Source: CIA World Factbook.

Did Washington Declare A ‘No Fly’ Zone In Syria? – OpEd

25 Aug 2016 in 1 , Opinion

Reading between the lines in Monday’s Pentagon press briefing, a bombshell US policy shift is becoming more apparent: Syrian forces and their Russian partners are being told that conducting military operations in some parts of…

Arctic region in Norway.

Study Measures Methane Release From Arctic Permafrost

22 Aug 2016 in 1 , Environment

A University of Alaska Fairbanks-led research project has provided the first modern evidence of a landscape-level permafrost carbon feedback, in which thawing permafrost releases ancient carbon as climate-warming greenhouse gases. The study was published today…

Ramen noodles

Ramen Noodles Replacing Cigarettes As Currency Among Prisoners

22 Aug 2016 in 1 , Social Issues

Ramen noodles are supplanting the once popular cigarettes as a form of currency among state prisoners, but not in response to bans on tobacco products within prison systems, finds a new study. Instead, study author…