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Le Pen aides taken into French police custody
Reuters - 2017-02-22 14:56
PARIS (Reuters) - French police detained far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's bodyguard and chief of staff in custody on Wednesday for questioning over alleged misuse of European Union funds to pay parliamentary assistants, Le Pen's lawyer sai ...

Fast Company Names Yazda One of The Top 10 Social Good Companies.
Nadia Murad - 2017-02-22 13:13
Yazda is an organization born from tragedy. After ISIS systematically attacked, enslaved, raped, and murdered the Yazidi people in northern Iraq beginning in 2014—in what now has been called a genocide by the United Nations, the European parliament, and U ...

HDP applies to ECHR over arrests of its leaders
Waar Media - 2017-02-22 12:50
WAAR-DUHOK: Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) of Turkey has filed an application at the European Court of Human Rights regarding the continued arrest of its co-leaders , Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag. The application was filed in Stra ...

HDP Files Application in ECHR Over Its Co-Leaders Detention
BAS News - 2017-02-22 00:12
ISTANBUL — Pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) of Turkey has filed an application in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over its co-leaders, Demirtas and Yuksekdag, who were arrested along with 11 other HDP members of Parliament (MP) in No ...

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition appeals to European court over detentions –
Euractiv - 2017-02-21 11:32

HDP applies to ECHR over arrests of its leaders
Aljazeera - 2017-02-21 09:56
Pro-Kurdish HDP files application at European Court of Human Rights over arrest of its leaders, Demirtas and Yuksekdag. ...

Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition appeals to European court over detentions
Kurdish Question - 2017-02-21 02:52
Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition appeals to European court over detentions ...

Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition appeals to European court over detentions - Cyprus Mail
Cyprus Mail - 2017-02-20 19:29

Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition appeals to European court over detentions - Channel NewsAsia
Channelnewsasia - 2017-02-20 18:42

EPP Head Stresses Need of KRG-EP Ties
BAS News - 2017-02-18 22:13
German support to Iraqi and Peshmerga forces has led to significant results MUNICH — German MEP Manfred Weber, Head of the European People's Party (EPP) grouping in the EU Parliament, met with the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani in the margins ...

European delegation blocked from visiting Demirtas
Rûdaw - 2017-02-17 22:20
Delegates expressed concern about democracy and rule of law in Turkey ...

Arrested in Erbil counterfeit currency sting includes European passport holder
Rûdaw - 2017-02-17 22:20
Nationality of the European passport holder detained was not named ...

EU Calls On Iraq to Put Mosul Civilians Safety First
BAS News - 2017-02-17 22:03
LEEDS — The European Union (EU) on Friday called on the Iraqi authorities and military forces to put the protection of local civilians at the core of their military tactics in the city of Mosul. The EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, Christos Styliani ...

Former U.S. Justice Department official warns Europe on election hacking
Reuters - 2017-02-16 03:23
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A former Justice Department official who served in the Obama administration said European countries must be willing to respond forcefully to efforts by Russia or others to use cyber attacks to meddle in their elections, saying th ...

Football: Turkey sets eyes on hosting UEFA Euro 2024
Waar Media - 2017-02-15 12:01
WAAR_DUHOK: Turkey will be bidding to host the 2024 UEFA European Championship, the Turkish Football Federation announced Wednesday. “We will apply on March 2,” TFF head Yildirim Demiroren told a press conference in Istanbul, adding Turkey had so far bid ...

European delegation in Diyarbakir to meet Ocalan
KurdPress - 2017-02-15 09:19
A European delegation arrived in Diyarbakir on Tuesday, February 14, is to meet Kurdistan Workers’ Party leader Abdullah Ocalan, who has been imprisoned for 19 years on Imrali Island in Turkey. ...

European delegation in Diyarbakir to meet PKK leader
NRT - 2017-02-14 18:10

15,000 European Kurds protest for leader’s release | World |
Thenews - 2017-02-12 15:04

15,000 European Kurds gather in Strasbourg to demand freedom for Ocalan
Kurdish Question - 2017-02-11 23:21
15,000 European Kurds gather in Strasbourg to demand freedom for Ocalan ...

15,000 European Kurds demand leader’s release
Gulf Times - 2017-02-11 23:05

Hundreds protest far-right meeting in Italy, scuffles break out
Reuters - 2017-02-11 19:15
ROME (Reuters) - Hundreds took to the streets in the northern Italian city of Genoa to protest against a meeting of European far-right political groups on Saturday, and tension simmered at times with police. ...

15,000 European Kurds protest for leader's release
Yahoo - 2017-02-11 15:53

EU's Mogherini: U.S. says will fully implement Iran nuclear deal
Reuters - 2017-02-10 16:54
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Union's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said on Friday she was reassured during meetings with the Trump administration that the United States was committed to the full implementation of the Iran nuclear deal. ...

EU top diplomat discusses Russia, Iran nuclear deal with Tillerson
Reuters - 2017-02-10 00:38
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In their first meeting, the European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke "at length" about terrorism, Russia, the Iran nuclear deal and Ukraine, the EU said in a statement. ...

International Community’s Support for Yezidis “Insufficient”: Official
BAS News - 2017-02-08 21:50
ERBIL — The United Nations, European Union and the United States are not sufficiently supporting the Kurdish Yezidis whom have been subjected to various atrocities at the hand of the Islamic State (IS), said an official. Keiri Bozani, the representative ...

UK parliament gives PM May power to trigger Brexit
Reuters - 2017-02-08 21:49
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May won approval from parliament's lower chamber on Wednesday to trigger Britain's exit from the European Union, defeating attempts by pro-EU lawmakers to attach extra conditions to her plan to start divorce talks ...

United Nations, EU condemn Israel legalizing settlements on Palestinian land
Reuters - 2017-02-07 21:46
BRUSSELS/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The European Union's foreign policy chief and the United Nations secretary-general on Tuesday criticized an Israeli move to legalize thousands of settler homes on Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank. ...

Anti-ISIS Kurdish hacker targets European websites, promoting Peshmerga - ARA News
Aranews - 2017-02-06 19:48

European Aviation Agency says Iraqi Airways not removed from blacklist
E-Kurd - 2017-02-05 08:42
COLOGNE,— The European Aviation Safety Agency denied a report on Iraqi state TV on Thursday that it had lifted a ban on Iraqi Airways entering European airspace. Iraqi State TV had earlier cited Iraq’s transport minister Kadhim al-Hamami saying the agenc ...

EASA lifts ban on Iraqi Airways entering European airspace
E-Kurd - 2017-02-03 14:08
BAGHDAD,— The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has lifted a ban on Iraqi Airways entering European airspace, Iraq’s transport minister Kadhim al-Hamami told state television on Thursday. The national carrier was banned from flying to Europe in 2015 ...

Migrant crisis: EU summit seeks action-plan with Libya
BBC - 2017-02-03 05:09
European leaders gather to find ways to tackle people smugglers in the North African country. ...

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan - The European
Theeuropean - 2017-02-02 20:41

British Brexit paper stresses hope for mutual EU/UK benefit
Reuters - 2017-02-02 15:50
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will do its utmost to negotiate a divorce deal with the European Union that is mutually beneficial, Brexit minister David Davis said on Thursday, setting out the government's strategy in an official policy document. ...

European Aviation Safety Agency removes Iraqi Airways from ban list
NRT - 2017-02-02 10:48

EU must see a working parliament in order to work with Iraqi Kurdistan: envoy
E-Kurd - 2017-02-01 19:33
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The European Union is keen to support Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s economic reform programs aimed at ending an ongoing financial crisis, on the condition that the region will “re-establish” its parliament which has not ...

Ocalan's isolation is human rights violation: President of European Court of Human Rights
Kurdish Question - 2017-01-31 21:31
Ocalan's isolation is human rights violation: President of European Court of Human Rights ...

EU's Donald Tusk sees Trump as threat to Europe
BBC - 2017-01-31 20:00
The European Council head warns the administration may reverse 70 years of US foreign policy. ...

Young Syrian inventor wins European Youth Award
Orient News - 2017-01-29 02:01

Lawmakers reject EU laundering blacklist, want tax havens included
Reuters - 2017-01-19 17:21
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union lawmakers rejected on Thursday an EU blacklist of ten countries at risk of facilitating money laundering or terrorist financing on the grounds that the list is too short and needs to be expanded to include tax havens. ...

Security turns U.N. in Geneva into ghost town as China's Xi visits
Reuters - 2017-01-18 17:52
GENEVA (Reuters) - Security blanketed the United Nations' European headquarters on Wednesday to avoid any risk or embarrassment to visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, while police swiftly ended a small pro-Tibetan protest on the square outside. ...

China's Xi says willing to help resolve Ukraine crisis
Reuters - 2017-01-18 05:13
BEIJING (Reuters) - China is willing to play a constructive role in seeking a political resolution to the crisis over Ukraine, Chinese President Xi Jinping told his Ukrainian counterpart, adding that he considers the eastern European country a friend. ...

New President of the European Parliament determined
ANF/English - 2017-01-17 13:36
Antonio Tajani has been elected as the President of the European Parliament. ...

Barzani leaves Kurdistan Region for Switzerland
KurdPress - 2017-01-17 09:06
Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani left the region on Monday to visit the European country of Switzerland. ...

Poroshenko says Ukrainians at risk of losing faith in EU path
Reuters - 2017-01-16 23:48
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday Ukrainians risked becoming disillusioned with Ukraine's pro-European path if there are further delays to plans to cement its closer integration with the European Union. ...

KES und KEMSA beschließen Zusammenarbeit
Kurdisch-Europäische Gesellschaft - 2017-01-16 03:51
Als gemeinnützige, überparteiliche und europaweit agierende Organisationen haben die Kurdish-European Society (KES)... ...

KES and KEMSA have agreed on cooperation
Kurdish-European Society - 2017-01-15 23:40
The Kurdish-European Society (KES) and the Kurdish-European Medical Students Association (KEMSA) have... ...

The President of KES gives a speech at KEMSA in Berlin
Kurdish-European Society - 2017-01-15 04:03
On 13 January 2017, the President of the Kurdish-European Society Kahraman Evsen... ...

KES-Präsident hält Grußwort bei KEMSA in Berlin
Kurdisch-Europäische Gesellschaft - 2017-01-14 20:54
Bei der Informationsveranstaltung der Kurdish-European Medical Students Association (KEMSA) am 13.1.2017 an... ...

HRW says Trump, European populists are a threat to human rights
NRT - 2017-01-13 09:57

KES delegation visits grave of Ghassemlou
Kurdish-European Society - 2017-01-12 21:52
On 7 January 2017, the President of the Kurdish-European Society (KES), Kahraman... ...

Soaring childlessness among southern European women - report
BBC - 2017-01-11 15:16
Uncertain employment and a lack of family-friendly work policies help explain the rise, says a report. ...

Italy arrests two for hacking into emails of ECB's Draghi, former Italy PM Renzi
Reuters - 2017-01-10 14:47
ROME (Reuters) - Italian police arrested two siblings on Tuesday for hacking into the emails of European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and thousands of other accounts. ...

Andy's Sister - An Upcoming Pop-Punk-Band From Europe
Corduene - 2017-01-10 14:37
Andy's Sister is an upcoming, European pop-punk band that'll rock your next party! How did the band emerge? Where do they go and what about with that name? Find out more in our interview with the young band from southern Germany. Corduene: How did your Ba ...

IFJ-EFJ call for the release of 6 journalists in custody for 17 days
ANF/English - 2017-01-10 13:46
The International and European Federations of Journalists called for the release of six journalists kept in custody since December 25 for publishing articles about the leaked emails of Berat Albayrak provided to the media by Redhack hacker group. ...

KES delegation visit Kurdish representation in Paris
Kurdish-European Society - 2017-01-09 23:18
On 7 January 2017, the President of the Kurdish-European Society (KES) Kahraman... ...

'European Forum for Peace Against War and Dictatorship' established
ANF/English - 2017-01-09 17:17
European Forum for Peace Against War and Dictatorship has been established in Rosa Luxembourg Foundation in Berlin, with the participation of 67 activists from different professions, many of whom have been recently forced to leave Turkey. ...

EU's Juncker faces renewed pressure over Luxembourg tax policy
Reuters - 2017-01-06 16:08
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker faces renewed claims that he impeded EU moves against corporate tax avoidance when Luxembourg's prime minister, casting a shadow over his political future as a tussle over the bloc's t ...

Austrian defense minister eyes plan to overhaul EU migrant policy: Bild
Reuters - 2017-01-05 20:46
BERLIN (Reuters) - Austria's defense minister has drafted a plan that would overhaul the European Union's migrant policy by establishing a ceiling for migration and only permitting applications for asylum from outside the EU, Germany's Bild newspaper repo ...

U.S., European weapons used to commit war crimes in Iraq: Amnesty
Reuters - 2017-01-05 11:29
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Militias fighting alongside Iraqi troops against Islamic State are committing war crimes using weapons provided to the Iraqi military by the United States, Europe, Russia and Iran, Amnesty International said on Thursday. ...

New EU president says rest of bloc unified on dealing with Brexit
Reuters - 2017-01-04 11:40
BRDO PRI KRANJU, Slovenia (Reuters) - The European Union is more unified in its policy toward Britain's leaving the bloc than on anything else in its past, the new holder of the EU presidency said on Wednesday. ...

Kurdistan University has scientific cooperation with universities in Europe, Kurdistan Region
KurdPress - 2017-01-02 12:37
Chancellor of University of Kurdistan stated the university has enjoyed a good improvement in the past years and added that currently, the university is undertaking a scientific project with European universities and universities in the Kurdistan Region ...

French filmmakers ask Iran to release detained Kurdish director
Rojikurd - 2016-12-31 05:56
French filmmakers asked France and other European countries to pressure Iran to release an imprisoned Kurdish filmmaker, Human Rights Activists News Agency (MIROVAYETI) reported. Keywan Karimi, an independent Kurdish filmmaker from Baneh, Kurdistan Provin ...

European cities ramp up security for New Year after Berlin attack
Reuters - 2016-12-30 15:22
BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - European capitals tightened security on Friday ahead of New Year's celebrations, erecting concrete barriers in city centres and stepping up police numbers after the Islamic State attack in Berlin last week that killed 12 people. ...

EU supports UNICEF in Iraq with additional €7 million
Aranews - 2016-12-28 01:32
Geneva (UN) – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has received a new pledge of 7 million euros from the European Union to support the UN agency’s work in Iraq, where an estimated 11 million are in need of humanitarian assistance – half of them chi ...

Georgian Parliamentary Election Results and Aftermath
Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2016-12-27 13:43
[Editor’s Note: This blog entry follows up on the author’s E-Note “Of Georgian Personalities and Politics: European Dreams, National Elections, and Future Days” that appeared on October 7, 2016.] Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Georgian Dream (GD) electoral bloc ap ...

European activists organize "Civil March for Aleppo"
Orient News - 2016-12-27 02:01

Kurdish Yazidi Activists Receive EU’s Sakharov Prize for Human Rights
The Kurdish Project - 2016-12-25 00:15
Kurdish Yazidi activists Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar have accepted the European Union’s Sakharov Prize for human rights. The post Kurdish Yazidi Activists Receive EU’s Sakharov Prize for Human Rights appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Finland wants EU deals with Iraq and others on migrants
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
BRUSSELS,— Finland said on Wednesday it would push the European Union to step up efforts to curb illegal migration by negotiating agreements with Iraq, Afghanistan and Somalia. European leaders are due at a summit on Thursday to discuss results from their ...

Inclusion of Syrian Kurds in peace talks crucial for reaching a settlement: ESU
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
BRUSSELS,— Inclusion of Syrian Kurds in any forthcoming international talks on the Syrian conflict resolution is crucial for reaching a realistic settlement, David Vergili, a representative of the European Syriac Union ESU in Brussels, told Sputnik on Wed ...

Syriac Christian fighter killed in Raqqa operation
Aranews - 2016-12-21 23:00
ARA News Raqqa – The Syriac Military Council (SMC) on Wednesday announced the death of their member Hauro Hani, during the Euphrates Wrath Operation for Raqqa. David Vergili, a representative for the European Syriac Union, told ARA News that the fighter j ...

IFJ/EFJ: We'll denounce Maxime Azadi's arrest in the Council of Europe
ANF/English - 2016-12-21 21:58
The International and European Federations of Journalists described the arrest of ANF News Director Maxime Azadi in Belgium as "a dangerous precedent and is likely to threaten the security of Kurdish and Turkish exiled journalists in Europe”. ...

Kurdish journalist arrested in European capital “on Turkey’s request”
Aranews - 2016-12-20 17:56
ARA News Brussels – The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) on Tuesday said that the Kurdish journalist Maxime Azadi was arrested in Brussels three days ago by Interpol on Turkey’s request. “And so Belgium proceeds to arrest French-Kurdish journalist ...

EU officials visit Iraqi Kurdistan, express concerns about governance in ISIS-free areas
Aranews - 2016-12-20 00:59
ARA News Erbil – Foreign Ministers of the Benelux on Monday visited the Kurdistan Region after visiting Baghdad. The European officials stressed the importance to find a solution for governing the areas recaptured from ISIS once the extremist group is def ...

What next for Syria, its allies and foes after fall of Aleppo?
The Guardian - 2016-12-18 04:33
Assad’s regime remains weak, his backers are already falling out and western influence in the Middle East is at a low ebbWhile US and European politicians wring their hands and indulge in recriminations over the fall of Aleppo, Russia, Iran and Bashar al- ...

Kurdish diaspora to support Kurdistan independence
Waar Media - 2016-12-17 15:09
Waar, Duhok: Kurds in the diaspora will take to the streets in several European cities in support of current bids to declare the independence of Kurdistan Region from Iraq. Kurdish youth movements in Europe are preparing for demonstrations across Europe o ...

Billionaire Mohed Altrad looking to buy-out Gloucester but has to convince authorities it would not be a threat to European competition
Dailymail - 2016-12-17 03:21
The Aviva Premiership could have another billionaire owner if Syrian-born Mohed Altrad can convince rugby’s powerbrokers he does not pose a threat to Europe’s top club competitions. ...

European Court of Human Rights Requests Turkish Gov’t Defense Over Long Curfew in Cizre
Washington Kurdish Institute - 2016-12-16 22:52

ECHR demands written statement from Turkey on Cizre and Sur cases
ANF/English - 2016-12-16 14:31
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) demanded the Turkish government submit a written statement on the practices in curfews implemented throughout Turkey since August 2015. ...

Êzidî Kurdish women that escaped ISIS cruelty receive Sakharov Price
ANF/English - 2016-12-14 12:46
Êzidî Kurdish women Lamiya Bashar and Nadiya Murad, who have escaped ISIS cruelty, received the European Parliament’s Sakharov for Freedom of Thought. ...

US airstrikes kill 'Islamic State' militants linked to Paris attacks
DW - 2016-12-14 04:01
The men had planned attacks on Western targets at the time they were killed, a US official said. Germany has warned of increased attacks on European soil amid large-scale operations to uproot the group in Iraq and Syria. ...

Ezidi women accept human rights award
Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-13 21:46
Nadia Murad (C) and Lamiya Aji Bashar (R), both Kurdish women of the Ezidi faith receive their 2016 Sakharov Prize from European Parliament President Martin Schulz (L) during an award ceremony at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, Dec. 13, 201 ...

'Kurdish Conference' in European Parliament Calls for Return to Peace Negotiations in Turkey
Kurdish Question - 2016-12-12 19:01
'Kurdish#039; in European Parliament Calls for Return to Peace Negotiations in Turkey ...

Turkey minister wonders if EU official is PKK member over questions about torture
Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-10 21:57
Turkey's Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag seen with the European Parliment rapporteur Kati Piri, Ankara, 08, 12, 2015. (Photo: Turkey's Justice Ministry) ...

Salih Muslim: Kurds are also fighting for the peoples of the region
ANF/English - 2016-12-08 11:03
In the last section of the first day of the 13th Kurdish Conference in the European Parliament, PYD Co-chair Salih Muslim said, “The Kurds are fighting not just for themselves but also for the peoples of the region.” ...

Demirtaş: Our struggle for freedom will continue even in prison
ANF/English - 2016-12-07 15:29
Selahattin Demirtaş sent a message to the 13th Kurdish Conference at the European Parliament, to which he could not attend because of his imprisonment, and said “Our struggle for freedom and democracy will continue even in prison.” ...

Sheikh Maksoud Council: societies in Europe supplied mercenaries with chemicals
ANHA - 2016-12-07 11:56
Muhamad Sheikho the Co-Chair of TEV-DEM Council in Sheikh Maksoud accused the European Union and Turkey of providing facilities for societies that back the National coalition and supply them with chemicals. ...

EU offers money to Assad regime for influence - Times Orient Net - The Times The European Union (EU) is offering money to Assad regime in an attempt to have ..
Orient News - 2016-12-04 02:02

EP to host 13th International Conference on “EU, Turkey and the Kurds"
ANF/English - 2016-12-03 14:58
The European Parliament will host the 13th International Conference on “EU, Turkey and the Kurds" on 7-8 December this year. ...

Turkey will open up border gates, Erdogan warns EU
KurdPress - 2016-12-01 03:28
Turkey will open up its border gates and let refugees stream toward Europe “if the EU goes further,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened in the wake of a European Parliament vote on Nov. 24 to temporarily freeze accession talks with Ankara, Hur ...

Russia should foot Syria reconstruction bill, European leaders say
The Guardian - 2016-11-30 04:44
Diplomats have made clear EU will not sign any cheques for country run by Assad, who is accused of multiple war crimesEuropean leaders, notably the French, are privately warning Vladimir Putin that if he permits Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, to turn ...

Dîwana Dadê ya Ewropayê ji bo lîsteya terorê ya PKKê ket tevgerê
Sputnik - 2016-11-29 00:49
Dîwana Dadê ya Yekîtiya Ewropayê (European Court of Justice) ji bo ravekirina sedemên ketina lîsteya terorê ya PKKê agahî ji Komîsyona Yekîtiya Ewropayê (YE) xwest. ...

European youth community launches fact-finding mission, study trip in Kurdistan
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-28 14:19
The DEMYC delegation met the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani in Erbil, Nov. 27, 2016. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

The EU Energy Strategy between Unity and Schism
Kurdishpolicy - 2016-11-28 13:33
The European Union looks profoundly divided, when it comes to a united energy policy, forming two blocks: the first block consisted of the eastern European countries, or the new EU members, who are overwhelmingly dependent on Russian gas - some of them ev ...

Iranian Kurdish leader: International investors should avoid Islamic Republic
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-28 12:36
The Secretary General of the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) Mustafa Hijri spoke at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, 17/10/2016. (Photo: PDKI) ...

EU threatens Turkey with sanctions over crackdown on opposition, media
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-28 12:36
The now imprisoned Turkey's Pro-Kurdish HDP co-chair Selahhation Demirtas (left) poses for photographers with the President of European Parliament (EP) Martin Schulz at the EP ahead of a meeting in Brussels, Jan. 27, 2016. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Erdogan droht der EU mit Grenzöffnung - The European
Theeuropean - 2016-11-26 02:03

The United Nations, European Union are Complicit in the Human Rights Abuses Carried out by the Turkish State
Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2016-11-26 01:23
The Kurdistan Human Rights Association: the attitudes and actions of the Turkish State through military attacks on Northern Kurdistan (Bakur) in its instigation of a brutal and renewed war against the Kurdish people of North Kurdistan, and it’s arrest and ...

Iran optimistic about ties with Europe: official
KurdPress - 2016-11-26 00:57
The statement recently issued by the European Union (EU) offers a positive prospect for ties with the European countries, Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said. ...

Turkey denies European lawmakers from visiting HDP leader, Demirtas
KurdPress - 2016-11-26 00:57
A group of lawmakers from five European countries, including Sergei Stanishev, the president of the Party of European Socialist (PES), were blocked from visiting jailed HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtas on the grounds of not getting permission in advance, ...

EU, Shanghai and beyond… / Yusuf Kanli
KurdPress - 2016-11-26 00:57
Is there significance in asking “If Turkey has lost its hope of becoming a member of the European Union, why should it compromise so much on Cyprus?” Put aside the awkward question of “Is Turkey a negotiating party in the Cyprus talks?”A settlement on Cy ...

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