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China welcomes U.S. saying it's open to talks on North Korea

Reuters - 2017-04-27 10:49
BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - China on Thursday welcomed an apparently softer tone by the United States on the North Korean nuclear and missile crisis but stressed its opposition to a U.S. missile defense system being deployed in South Korea. ...

Hong Kong police arrest more political activists: parties

Reuters - 2017-04-27 07:18
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police arrested nine democracy activists on Thursday over a November protest outside Beijing's representative office in the city, opposition parties said, in what one of the activists said was a campaign to stifle oppositio ...

Coalition forces’ silence encourages Turkey to continue attacks

ANHA - 2017-04-26 13:19
personalities from the Syrian opposition condemned the Turkish bombardment on Rojava-North Syria, and they considered that the global coalition forces' silence about Turkish attacks encourages Turkey to continue its acts. The Syrian opposition also noted ...

Liberal Maldives blogger stabbed to death

Reuters - 2017-04-23 20:37
(Reuters) - A prominent Maldivian blogger, who was critical of Islamist extremism and government corruption, was stabbed to death on Sunday, police said, and the main opposition party demanded an international probe into the killing. ...

Venezuela opposition march to honor those killed in violence

Reuters - 2017-04-22 17:35
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition prepared to march in silence on Saturday to honor a dozen people killed in three weeks of protests demanding that the government of President Nicolas Maduro hold delayed elections and address a growing economic c ...

Russia complains to U.S. over exclusion from Syria chemical probe

Reuters - 2017-04-22 02:32
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has told the United States it regrets Washington's opposition to letting its inspectors take part in an investigation into a chemical weapons attack in Syria earlier this month, the foreign ministry said on Friday. ...

Venezuelan opposition plans more protests against Maduro

Reuters - 2017-04-20 16:31
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition called for renewed nationwide protests on Thursday to pressure the government of President Nicolas Maduro to hold elections and improve a collapsing economy, a day after three people were killed in similar demons ...

PYD Storms and Seals ENKS Office in Qamishlo

BAS News - 2017-04-18 22:33
The Kurdish forces arrested an ENKS official ERBIL— Democratic Union Party (PYD) forces of Rojava (Syrian Kurdistan) on Thursday afternoon stormed an office of the Kurdish opposition coalition, closing down the office and arresting an opposition official ...

Referendum result is ‘democratic victory’ of ‘no’ camp: CHP

KurdPress - 2017-04-18 08:37
The 24 million Turkish citizens who voted against the constitutional changes have scored a “democratic victory” even though they failed to halt the government’s project, Turkey main opposition leader has said, warning that Turkey will be ungovernable with ...

Turkey’s opposition questions legitimacy of presidential referendum

KurdPress - 2017-04-17 09:58
The head of Turkey main opposition party on Sunday, April 16, criticized the High Electoral Board for making the vote on referendum "controversial" and stated that the legitimacy of Turkey's referendum on an executive presidency is open to debate. ...
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