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Army mutiny exposes cracks in Ivory Coast success story
Reuters - 2017-01-19 15:37
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara has seduced foreign investors with his single-minded focus on economic reform and growth but entrenched problems within the security forces threaten to undermine a much-lauded recovery. ...

University of Kurdistan selected president of national workgroup cooperation with Kurdistan Region
KurdPress - 2017-01-19 12:24
The University of Kurdistan has been tasked with the presidency of the national workgroup coordination and scientific cooperation with the Iraqi northern region of Kurdistan. ...

Syria's Assad hopes for 'reconciliation' deals from Astana talks
Reuters - 2017-01-19 12:13
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he believed Russian-backed peace talks in Kazakhstan aimed to produce local "reconciliation" agreements with rebel groups whereby they would give up their weapons and receive a government pardon. ...

Biden accepts President Barzani's invitation to visit Kurdistan
Rûdaw - 2017-01-19 11:58
Biden hailed as “a friend of the Kurdistan nation.” ...

Gambia crisis: Barrow inauguration in Senegal as Jammeh stays put
BBC - 2017-01-19 10:49
Adama Barrow says he will be sworn in as Gambian president in Senegal as Yahya Jammeh refuses to go. ...

Massoud Barzani meets Azeri President Ilham Aliyev in Davos
KurdPress - 2017-01-19 06:30
Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani met the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday. ...

UPDATE: Hollande arrives in Erbil to reaffirm France’s commitment against ISIS
Rûdaw - 2017-01-19 02:48
'The president will reaffirm the commitment of French forces in the fight against ISIS ...

West African leaders in crisis talks as Gambia leader's mandate ends
Reuters - 2017-01-19 02:46
DAKAR (Reuters) - Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz flew to Senegal to meet with President Macky Sall after last-ditch talks in Gambia aimed at resolving a crisis over the transfer of presidential powers, a Senegalese presidential source told ...

Outgoing president Obama unlikely to directly arm Syrian Kurds - ARA News
Aranews - 2017-01-19 00:22

Why al Qaeda and Islamic State Threats To Attack The West Should Be Taken More Seriously Now
Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-01-19 00:18
Much like other moments when al Qaeda seemed destined for defeat, an emerging force arises to breath life into the ranks of global jihadists: this time, it was election of Donald J. Trump as president of the United States. Trump’s foreign policy rhetoric ...

Netherlands to train more Peshmerga, support Kurdish agriculture: Dutch PM
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-18 22:06
The Dutch PM Mark Rutte speaking to Kurdistan24 in Davos following the meeting with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani, January 18, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

Germany says boosting defense spending, demands clear U.S. agenda
Reuters - 2017-01-18 21:24
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany, under fire from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for not meeting NATO's defense spending goal, is boosting military budgets, but also wants Trump to map out a consistent foreign policy agenda, Defense Minister Ursula von der L ...

Ex-president George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital after breathing problems
Waar Media - 2017-01-18 20:12
Waar, Duhok: Former U.S. president George H.W. Bush has been in a Houston hospital since Saturday after he experienced shortness of breath, a family spokesman said on Wednesday. Bush, who at 92 is the nation’s oldest living ex-president, has “responded ve ...

Trump’s protectionist policies top risk to U.S. economy in 2017: poll
Waar Media - 2017-01-18 20:12
Waar, Duhok: The top risk to U.S. growth would come if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump keeps his protectionist promises, according to a Reuters poll that shows economists have not joined in the market exuberance since the shock November vote. For most o ...

Biden calls Russia biggest threat to international order
Waar Media - 2017-01-18 20:12
Waar, Duhok: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in his last major speech before leaving office, described Russia on Wednesday as the biggest threat to the international liberal order and said Washington must work with Europe to stand up to Vladimir Putin. Bid ...

Senegal forces say poised to enter Gambia unless Jammeh quits
Reuters - 2017-01-18 19:33
BANJUL (Reuters) - Senegal's forces are at the Gambian border and will enter at midnight if veteran Gambian President Yahya Jammeh refuses to leave power, Colonel Abdou Ndiaye, a spokesman for the Senegalese army, told Reuters. ...

President Barzani meets world leaders in Davos
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-18 19:26
Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani's meeting with United States Vice-President Joe Biden in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 17, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

WEF 2017: President Barzani meets senior officials in Davos
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-18 19:26
The 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. (Photo: Getty Images) ...

Senegal troops move to Gambia border as Jammeh crisis grows
BBC - 2017-01-18 19:10
Nigeria also joins a show of force to pressure President Jammeh to accept electoral defeat. ...

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. ...

Zimbabwe pastor in court over Mugabe death prophecy
Reuters - 2017-01-18 17:00
HARARE (Reuters) - A Zimbabwean activist pastor appeared in court on Wednesday after police arrested him for predicting that President Robert Mugabe would die in October this year. ...

Ilham Ahmad met the American officials
ANHA - 2017-01-18 15:35
The co-chair of Democratic Syrian Council Ilham Ahmad met the officials of current administration of the American president Barak Obama and other officials of the president-elect Donald Tramp administration. ...

Where will one-man rule lead Turkey? / Serkan Demirtas
KurdPress - 2017-01-18 12:04
Parliament will on Jan. 18 begin the second round of voting on an 18-article constitutional package, planning to accomplish the process before the end of this week and before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan leaves for a three-country tour of Africa on Jan ...

Rouhani, Syrian PM discuss Aleppo liberation, ceasefire in Syria
KurdPress - 2017-01-18 12:04
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis met in Tehran on Wednesday when the two sides discussed the liberation of the northern city of Aleppo and ceasefire in war-torn Syria. ...

Pentagon asks Obama to arm Syrian Kurds
KurdPress - 2017-01-18 12:04
The Pentagon has asked U.S. President Barack Obama to arm Kurds in Syria as a way to fight against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and defeating the group. ...

President Rouhani: Iran not to renegotiate with US on nuclear deal
NRT - 2017-01-18 10:23

Barzani meets Biden in Switzerland, appreciates US support to region
KurdPress - 2017-01-18 09:24
Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani met on Tuesday on the sideline of the Davos World Economic Forum in Switzerland with US Vice-president Joe Biden. ...

Kurdistan Region over time
KurdPress - 2017-01-18 09:24
Since 2003 when former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was toppled, Kurdistan Region has been an autonomous region. the Global Investigation Institute has released photos from the region from 2003 to 2017. ...

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. ...

President Barzani Visits Europe
Presidency of Kurdistan - 2017-01-18 02:46

Russia says ready to talk to Trump about nuclear arms, Syria
Reuters - 2017-01-18 02:02
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Moscow was ready to talk to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's new administration about nuclear weapons and Syria, saying the two countries could together solve many of the wo ...

President Barzani Hosts the Annual Diplomats' Luncheon
Presidency-Kurdistan - 2017-01-17 22:15

Rouhani says 10 countries offered to mediate between Saudi and Iran
Reuters - 2017-01-17 15:01
DUBAI (Reuters) - At least 10 countries have offered to mediate in the escalating feud between Saudi Arabia and Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, noting that Tehran would restore ties with Riyadh if Saudi Arabia changes it regional policies. ...

Zimbabwe pastor held over Robert Mugabe death prophecy
BBC - 2017-01-17 14:16
His lawyer tells the BBC the police have to prove God didn't tell him that President Mugabe would die. ...

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. ...

Boroujerdi, Nouri al-Maliki discuss developments in Syria and Iraq
KurdPress - 2017-01-17 09:06
Senior Iranian Member of Parliament, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, and Iraqi Vice-President, Nouri al-Maliki, discussed in Baghdad on Monday the latest developments in Iraq and Syria as well as regional developments. ...

Iranian official meets Iraqi President in Baghdad
KurdPress - 2017-01-17 09:06
Iran's Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi met Iraqi President Fuad Massoum in Baghdad on Monday when the two discussed latest bilateral and regional developments. ...

Massoud Barzani may resign to end political tensions in Kurdistan Region
KurdPress - 2017-01-17 09:06
Iraqi Kurdistan’s President Massoud Barzani announced he could leave his post in order to overcome differences between various political forces in the autonomous region, the president’s press secretary Kefah Mahmud told Sputnik on Monday. ...

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. ...

Turkey’s parliament passes last article of constitutional change
E-Kurd - 2017-01-17 05:22
ANKARA,— Turkey’s parliament has voted in favor in a first round ballot on a constitutional bill that will extend President Tayyip Erdogan’s powers, which opposition politicians say could put the country at risk of growing authoritarianism. The assembly a ...

Cuba, United States to fight terrorism, drug trafficking and other crimes
Reuters - 2017-01-17 02:02
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba and the United States on Monday signed an agreement to cooperate in the fight against terrorism, drug trafficking, money laundering and other international criminal activities on the eve of President-elect Donald Trump’s inaugurati ...

Turkiets parlament har röstat igenom nya lagförslag som lär stärka president Erdogans makt. - DN.SE
DN - 2017-01-17 01:11

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. ...

President Barzani, KRG officials head to Davos Forum
Rûdaw - 2017-01-16 23:30
KRG officials have emphasized the importance for the region to grow its private sector ...

Former U.S. officials urge Trump to talk with Iranian MEK group
Reuters - 2017-01-16 23:01
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly two dozen former U.S. officials have urged President-elect Donald Trump to enter into discussions with an exiled Iranian opposition group that until 2012 was listed as a terrorist organization by the U.S. State Department. ...

Trump attack on Merkel rebuffed by French president
BBC - 2017-01-16 22:14
Francois Hollande brushes off the US president-elect's attack on Germany's liberal migrant policy. ...

President of Iraqi Kurdistan May Resign to End Political Tensions in Region
Sputnik - 2017-01-16 21:39

Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow's son killed by dog
BBC - 2017-01-16 17:53
Adama Barrow misses the burial of his eight-year-old son as he has left Gambia amid the election dispute. ...

President Barzani to discuss ending conflict in Iraq, Syria in Davos 2017
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-16 15:23
The President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani speaking at the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. (Photo: Archive) ...

Amid political rancor, Martin Luther King to be honored at Atlanta church
Waar Media - 2017-01-16 14:25
Waar, Duhok: Hundreds are expected to pack the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s home church in Atlanta on Monday to mark the federal holiday for the slain civil rights leader, amid political and racial rancor as the first black U.S. president prepares to ste ...

U.S. Congress will not allow Trump to pull out of NATO: German official
Waar Media - 2017-01-16 14:25
Waar, Duhok: Chancellor Angela Merkel “read with interest” U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s interview with the Bild newspaper in which he called NATO “obsolete”, her spokesman said, adding Berlin still aimed for close cooperation with Washington. Gover ...

President Barzani to participate in World Economic Forum
Waar Media - 2017-01-16 14:25
Waar, Duhok: President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani has arrived in Europe to participate in World Economic Forum (WEF) in Switzerland. Mr Barzani is accompanied by Fuad Hessein, the Chief to the Kurdistan Region Presidency, and Falah Mustafa, the K ...

In Kiev, Biden says world must stand against Russian aggression
Reuters - 2017-01-16 10:30
KIEV (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Monday that the international community must stand against Russian aggression and urged the incoming Donald Trump administration to be a strong supporter and partner of Ukraine. ...

US sidelined in Syria, as Turkey and Russia set stall for Trump
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-16 09:44
The President of the United States Recep Tayyip Erdogan with Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images) ...

South Korea crisis escalates as prosecutors to decide Samsung chief's fate
Reuters - 2017-01-16 06:04
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors will decide on Monday whether the head of Samsung Group, the country's biggest conglomerate, should be arrested as an influence-peddling scandal engulfing impeached President Park Geun-hye's government gained mom ...

Trump says NATO is obsolete but still 'very important to me'
Reuters - 2017-01-16 04:40
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said NATO was obsolete because it had not defended against terror attacks, but that the military alliance was still very important to him, The Times of London reported. ...

Venezuela: Opposition attacks Maduro over Supreme Court address
BBC - 2017-01-16 02:48
President Maduro is attacked for delivering his state of union speech before the Supreme Court. ...

Trump says Merkel made 'catastrophic mistake' with refugee policy
Reuters - 2017-01-15 23:08
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump told the Times of London German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made a "catastrophic mistake" with the policy that let a wave of a million migrants into her country. ...

Tibet protesters detained in Swiss capital during Xi Jinping visit
Reuters - 2017-01-15 19:54
VIENNA (Reuters) - Swiss police detained 32 Tibetans and Swiss nationals protesting against a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday, a spokesman said. ...

Taiwan president says Latam trip, with U.S. transit, put island on global stage
Reuters - 2017-01-15 17:22
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Sunday her trip to Central American allies and transit stops in the United States had elevated the island's international profile, as China hit back at U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for his rema ...

Turkey's future: will Erdogan be president until 2034? / Suraj Sharma
KurdPress - 2017-01-15 11:32
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan could soon find himself with a raft of sweeping powers that would make the White House or Kremlin envious, as his party pushes for a far-reaching law with limited checks and balances. ...

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... ...

President Barzani: Kurds shouldn't be blamed for partition of Iraq
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-14 22:25
Flags of Kurdistan and Iraq. (Photo: Archive) ...

Venezuela's Maduro oversees military drill to guard 'socialist fatherland'
Reuters - 2017-01-14 21:03
CARACAS (Reuters) - His finger on a rifle trigger and wearing an olive green hat, President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday oversaw military exercises in crisis-wrought Venezuela, which he says is under threat of imperialist" invasion due to its oil wealth. ...

Riots in Tunisia on revolt's anniversary, protests greet president
Reuters - 2017-01-14 20:24
TUNIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters demanding jobs clashed with police in several Tunisian towns on Saturday, blocking the route of visiting President Beji Caid Essebsi in one region, on the sixth anniversary of the country's revolution. ...

John Lewis: Trump slammed for attack on rights icon
BBC - 2017-01-14 19:02
Social media users rally round a US rights activist caught up in a row with the president-elect. ...

Trump says willing to work with Russia, China
Waar Media - 2017-01-14 18:42
Waar, Duhok: US President-elect Donald Trump is willing to work with Russia and China if they cooperate, he says. In a statement to Wall Street Journal, he said the newly-imposed sanctions on Russia would remain for sometime but could then be lifted. He a ...

Iraqi president says issues must be resolved through constitution
NRT - 2017-01-14 14:58

Japan opens consulate in Iraqi Kurdistan
E-Kurd - 2017-01-14 11:23
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Japan opened its consulate in Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil on Wednesday following meetings between the country’s Foreign Minister Kentaro Sonoura and senior Kurdish officials, including the president and pr ...

Turkish parliament approves key articles of constitutional reform
E-Kurd - 2017-01-14 11:23
ANKARA,— Turkey’s parliament approved key articles of a constitutional reform overnight which would allow the president to be a member of a political party and issue decrees, bringing a step closer the executive presidency sought by Tayyip Erdogan. The ru ...

All terrorist groups in region are Turkey, Iran common enemy: Rouhani
KurdPress - 2017-01-14 08:51
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stated in a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan that all terrorist groups in the region are the common enemies of the two states. ...

Gambia talks fail as president refuses to step down
BBC - 2017-01-14 06:36
The Gambia's President-elect, Adama Barrow, has left the country for crisis talks in Mali. ...

Trump 'willing to work with Russia and China'
BBC - 2017-01-14 05:10
The US president-elect says he could lift Russian sanctions and is not wedded to a One China policy. ...

Trump suggests he may do away with Russia sanctions if Moscow helpful: WSJ
Reuters - 2017-01-14 04:02
(Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal he would keep intact sanctions against Russia "at least for a period of time," and also said he wouldn't commit to the "one China" policy until he sees progres ...

Lebanese president to normalize ties with Gulf states
Orient News - 2017-01-14 02:07

Trump team struggles for cohesion on tougher China policy
Reuters - 2017-01-14 00:34
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The incoming U.S. administration’s tough talk against China has set the stage for showdowns on everything from security to trade and cyberspace, but contradictory signals are sowing uncertainty over how far President-elect Donald Tr ...

United Syria impossible with Assad in power, says Turkey
ARA News - 2017-01-13 23:34
ARA News Ankara – The Turkish government believes the a united Syria is impossible with President Bashar al-Assad in power, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesperson said on Friday. “Our position on Assad is clear. We don’t believe that a united, peac ...

'Trump has to understand needs of Kurdish people'
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-13 18:42
The president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) and of Samaritan's Purse, an international Christian relief organization, Franklin Graham talks to Kurdistan24 in Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq, January 12, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan2 ...

Exclusive: Assad linked to Syrian chemical attacks for first time
Reuters - 2017-01-13 17:30
(Reuters) - International investigators have said for the first time that they suspect President Bashar al-Assad and his brother are responsible for the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict, according to a document seen by Reuters. ...

Turkey says united, peaceful Syria impossible with Assad
Reuters - 2017-01-13 16:53
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey still believes a united and peaceful Syria is impossible with President Bashar al-Assad but wants to proceed "step-by-step" and see the outcome of planned peace talks in Astana, President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Friday ...

Merkel and Sisi discuss counter-terrorism, Merkel to visit Egypt
Reuters - 2017-01-13 15:40
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke by telephone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss cooperation in combating terrorism, his office said on Friday. ...

Lithuania marks 1991 independence dead as fears rise about Russia, Trump
Reuters - 2017-01-13 14:45
VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuanians on Friday commemorated the night in 1991 when 13 compatriots were killed by Soviet forces in an ultimately futile bid to crush their nation's new independence but U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has filled many with new f ...

Turkey slams US army for backing SDF
KurdPress - 2017-01-13 13:42
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman lashed out at the US military on Thursday after it re-tweeted a statement by a Kurdish-dominated alliance that Washington backs in Syria saying it had no links to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighting th ...

Kerry says he's confident Trump administration will stick to peaceful policies in Asia
Reuters - 2017-01-13 12:31
HO CHI MINH CITY (Reuters) - Outgoing U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday he was confident the next administration would stick to the same peaceful principles on Asian security as the current one, despite hawkish comments from President-elec ...

Barzani: Those Abandoning Mosul to IS Disliked Mosul Operation Enforcement
BAS News - 2017-01-13 00:51
The Kurdish president also said that nobody has the right to object to Kurds over territorial unity of Iraq ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated that the people who left Mosul for the Islamic State (IS) to occupy it were also reluctant ...

Turkey hopes Trump will stop backing Syrian Kurdish YPG: minister
KurdPress - 2017-01-13 00:40
Turkey hopes the incoming U.S. administration under President-elect Donald Trump will "correct the mistake" of allying with the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in the fight against Islamic State, Defence Minister Fikri Isik said on Thursday, Reuters reported. ...

President Barzani Receives a Japanese Delegation
Presidency of Kurdistan - 2017-01-12 23:26

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... ...

Forex used as weapon against Turkey: Erdogan
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-12 20:41
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (Photo: Archive) ...

“We don't want dictator Erdoğan in Geneva” demo in front of the UN
ANF/English - 2017-01-12 17:51
Organizations from Switzerland, Turkey and Kurdistan gathered in front of the UN building and protested Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan, saying “We don't want a dictator in Geneva”. ...

Masoud Barzani discusses Kurdistan independence with foreign envoys
Waar Media - 2017-01-12 17:41
Waar, Duhok: President of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani discussed with the representatives of several countries in Erbil the subject of the independence of Kurdistan region. During a meeting, Barzani discussed the fight against IS, the independence of K ...

Canada to send $9.5 million weapons to Kurds 'under control'
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-12 16:49
Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani (L) with Canadian Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan. (Photo: AFP) ...

Colombia's Santos names ex-police chief Naranjo as VP choice
Reuters - 2017-01-12 15:22
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos named former national police chief and peace negotiator General Oscar Naranjo as his pick to replace Vice President German Vargas Lleras, who is expected to stand down to pursue the presidency. ...

Turkey's Erdogan says Syrian Kurdish militia links to PKK undeniable
Daily Mail - 2017-01-12 13:59
ANKARA, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday nobody had the right to claim that the Syrian Kurdish YPG has no links with Kurd... ...

Russia, Iran likely focus at hearing on Trump pick for defense chief
Reuters - 2017-01-12 13:08
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Pentagon is expected to field tough questions about civilian control of the military as well as future U.S. policy toward Russia and Iran during his Senate confirmation hearing on Thur ...

Putin, Nazarbayev discuss preparations for Astana talks on Syria
Reuters - 2017-01-12 12:22
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed preparations for Syria talks in Astana with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev by phone on Thursday, the Kremlin said in a statement. ...

HDP MP: The amendments will grant unlawful powers to the President
ANF/English - 2017-01-12 11:15
HDP parliamentarian Sancar stated that if the dictatorship constitution is adopted, the president will have unlawful powers and this will lead to a system of revenge in Turkey. ...

PJAK delegation visits Hizba Demokrata Kurdistanê administrators
ANF/English - 2017-01-12 11:15
PJAK Co-president Siyamend Muhenî and a delegation accompanying him visited Hizba Demokrata Kurdistanê administrators in Koyê yesterday. ...

PJAK delegation visits KDP-I headquarter in Koyê
ANF/English - 2017-01-12 09:33
PJAK Co-president Siyamend Muhenî and a delegation accompanying him visited KDP-I headquarter in Koyê. ...

U.S. Vice President Biden to visit Ukraine on January 15
Reuters - 2017-01-12 09:33
KIEV (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine on Sunday and meet President Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine's presidential office said on Thursday. ...

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