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Moustaches mark a century of independence for Albania

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Moustaches mark a century of independence for Albania

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Hundreds of ethnic Albanians have picked an unusual way to mark a country’s independence. In 1912, moustaches were in fashion when leaders declared Albania free from the crumbling Ottoman Empire. Many people attending a celebration in Kosovo’s capital Pristina wore or grew their own ‘taches’ to mark the country’s 100th anniversary.