France election: Leading candidates clash over burkini in TV debate

France election: Leading candidates clash over burkini in TV debate
BBC - 2017-03-21 03:38
The five main contenders discuss immigration, jobs and terrorism in the first of three TV debates. ...

Related News

In Pictures: Christians in Kurdistan Region Celebrate St. George's Day
BAS News - 2017-04-24 15:15
ERBIL — Christians in Soran’s Barzan district, located in northeast Erbil province, are celebrating Saint George's Day on Monday. On April 24th, Christians in the village of Bidyal in the Barzan district of the city of Soran and in several other areas ac

KRG Labels Qalladze Eternal Fortress Against Invaders
BAS News - 2017-04-24 15:15
Baghdad should compensate the victims, KRG says ERBIL— Before it was bombed decades ago, Qalladze used to be the academic and intellectual hub of the Kurdistan Region. It will remain Kurdistan's eternal fortress against all the intruding colonizers, acco

Henri Van Breda denies South Africa axe murders
BBC - 2017-04-24 15:15
The son of a wealthy family says a laughing axe-wielding intruder killed his parents and brother.

Hammer kills Illinois student in freak athletics accident
BBC - 2017-04-24 15:15
Volunteer Ethan Roser, 19, was accidentally hit by the object during an athletics event on campus.

Lawyer for Philippines hit-man files complaint against Duterte at ICC
Reuters - 2017-04-24 15:08
HONG KONG/THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A Philippines lawyer filed a complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday against President Rodrigo Duterte and senior officials, accusing them of mass murder in a nationwide anti-drugs crackdown.

U.S.-backed SDF secures all strategic highways leading to ISIS-held Raqqa
NRT - 2017-04-24 14:46

Al-Raqqa: ongoing violent clashes at 10 different points
ANHA - 2017-04-24 14:38
IS mercenaries have attacked on Sunday morning many Syrian Democratic Forces points on the outskirts of al-Tabqa city, aiming to break the siege on its mercenaries, suicide bombers and heavy arms were used.

Omar: amid world silence, our aim is helping al-Raqqa refugees
ANHA - 2017-04-24 14:38
The Co-Chair of Democratic Society Movement (known as TEV-DEM) in Cizîre canton Adalat Omar pointed out that they have launched a campaign to raise funds for al-Raqqa refugees while relief and humanitarian organizations are turning a blind eye to the refu

Al-Tabqa: the fiercest confrontations, 72 mercenaries killed
ANHA - 2017-04-24 14:38
Clashes which erupted on Sunday resulted in dealing strong blows to the mercenaries, 2 amirs and 72 mercenaries were killed and others were captivated. in addition, 10 vehicles were destroyed, two Syrian Democratic Forces fighters have fallen in the battl

Blood flowed instead of tears-5
ANHA - 2017-04-24 14:38
PDK sold Şengal to IS-5 MYDYA HANNAN QAMISLO– The Yazidi survived Bary Khero that was liberated by YPJ said that the mercenaries of IS who were trading Yazidi women said to them “PDK fighters sold you to us, and you must come with us”. The survived Bary K

15 thousand refugees fled after opening a safe corridor
ANHA - 2017-04-24 14:38
15 thousand of refugees from al-Raqqa people fled IS areas after the Democratic Syrian Forces(SDF) opened corridors for insuring their exiting from the areas of clashes. The escaped reached Ain Issa Camp in one batch.

Iraqi forces engage in house-to-house fighting in Mosul's Old City
NRT - 2017-04-24 14:02

Theresa May could win bigly
Rûdaw - 2017-04-24 13:59
May will probably roast Labour and win, maybe bigly (hat tip D Trump)

Bomb attack hits U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan
Reuters - 2017-04-24 13:54
KHOST, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Suspected Taliban insurgents on Monday attacked a U.S.-operated base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, officials said, but gave few immediate details of an assault that coincided with a visit to Kabul by U.S. Secre

IS Chief of Euphrates area injured in Mosul airstrikes: Kurdistan CT
Kurdistan24 - 2017-04-24 13:50

VIDEO: El Clasico injures nine people in Kurdistan Region capital
Kurdistan24 - 2017-04-24 13:50

As war wrecks ancient Iraq, Erbil works to rebuild citadel
Reuters - 2017-04-24 13:26
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - High on a rocky outcrop, just 50 miles from the fighting that is wrecking historic sites across Iraq, workers are busy laying out floor tiles, determined to save at least one ancient structure amidst the turmoil.

Eleven people injured as El Clasico celebrations spill onto street
NRT - 2017-04-24 13:12

Two Peshmerga wounded in IED explosion southwest of Kirkuk
NRT - 2017-04-24 13:12

Kurds Commemorate 43rd Anniversary of Qalladze Bombardment
BAS News - 2017-04-24 12:56
Over 350 people died in the attack launched by the former Iraqi government ERBIL — April 24, 2017 marks the 43rd anniversary of the Qalladze bombardment by the former Iraqi government which resulted in the deaths of over 450 people and injuries for many