Fluent in Albanian, Serbo-Croat and French, and able to understand Turkish, Pashku nevertheless only once crossed the borders of socialist Yugoslavia and never held a passport.
A victim of political repression like other Kosovo Albanian writers, Pashku turned inwards, his writing rich in hermetic observation and detailed character analysis.
"Hüzün" is a word sometimes untranslatable. It is a theme, it is a feeling, it is a state of mind for many writers and film directors in Turkey. "Hüzün" means melancholy, and John Bailey, a cinematographer currently heading the Oscars Academy, says it is an integral part of Turkish film-making, as well as international ones.
Huge imports of cherries from Greece are damaging the Bulgarian producers, NOVA reports.
"We do not know how much the price will be at the end of the day, there is chaos at the points, some want small ones, others want big ones. At the moment we divide with the workers, they get 40-50 stotinki per kilogram and the points are buying up for 1 lev, "explained the producers.
President Klaus Iohannis on Thursday sent a message on the occasion of the Day of the Yiddish language and theatre. "On the occasion of the Day of the Yiddish language and theatre, I want to send a warm message of congratulations to those who take care that the cultural heritage of the Jewish community in Romania stay alive.