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DBP called on people to join the rally in Istanbul on 3 February

DBP called on people to join the rally in Istanbul on 3 February

ANF - 2019-01-29 17:04
DBP executives called on people to join the ‘Labor, Peace and Justice Rally’ at Bakırköy Freedom Square on 3 February. ...
DBP called on people to join the rally in Istanbul on 3 February - ANF

Strasbourg hunger strikers' call to European public opinion

ANF - 2019-02-20 15:35
"We call on the European community to support our demand, and to insist that relevant institutions and governments take urgent action," said Yüksel Koç on behalf of the hunger strikers in Strasbourg. ...

Letter from Selahattin Demirtaş to the EP and PACE members

ANF - 2019-02-19 12:29
"This rightful, legal and legitimate demand is a realistic one that can make concrete and direct contributions to the security, peace and stability of Turkey, Syria and Europe," wrote Selahattin Demirtaş in a letter regarding the hunger strikes. ...

DFR Minister receives the Spanish Ambassador to Iraq to discuss recent political developments and issues of common interest

KRG-Spain - 2019-02-13 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa met with the Ambassador of Spain to Iraq, Juan José Escobar Stemmann and his accompanying delegation on 9 February 2019. Minister Mustafa ...

FIFA Football Summit to Begin in Istanbul

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 10:37
WAAR_DUHOK The FIFA Executive Football Summit will kick off on Wednesday with the participation of 47 heads of federations. The summit will be held in Istanbul, Turkey from Feb. 13-15 to discuss key topics on the agenda, including the future of FIFA comp ...

Death Toll in Istanbul Building Collapse Rises to 21

Waar Media - 2019-02-10 09:13
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll in Wednesday’s building collapse in Istanbul has risen to 21, Turkey’s Interior Minister said on Saturday. Speaking to reporters at the site, Suleyman Soylu said that a total of 35 people were believed to be trapped under the wr ...

Death Toll Rises to 16 in Istanbul Building Collapse

Waar Media - 2019-02-09 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from the collapse of a seven-story apartment building in Istanbul’s Kartal district has risen to 16, Turkey’s Interior Minister said early Saturday. Suleyman Soylu told reporters at the site that rescue work has been going on fo ...

Thousands protest in Istanbul in support for Kurdish hunger strikers

E-Kurd - 2019-02-03 22:40
ISTANBUL,— Thousands of protesters Sunday joined a rally in Istanbul called by a pro-Kurdish party to show support for hunger strikes against prison conditions of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan. The protesters gathered at a square in Bakirkoy on the Euro ...

HDP rally in Istanbul in solidarity with hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-02-03 12:35
Today a rally is due to be held in Istanbul to demand of removal of Ocalan’s isolation, and to support the hunger strike campaign. People are moving towards the meeting location since early this morning. ...

Trump tells worried ally ‘I love the Kurds’ in hotel meeting

The Kurdish Project - 2019-02-03 02:52
This is not the first time Trump has professed his love for the Kurdish people, who make up a large portion of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces. The post Trump tells worried ally ‘I love the Kurds’ in hotel meeting appeared first on The Kurdish Pro ...

6 people die every day trying to cross Med in 2018: UN

Waar Media - 2019-01-30 09:12
WAAR_DUHOK Six people died every day while attempting to cross the Mediterranean in 2018, according to a UN report on Wednesday. In the latest report titled “Desperate Journeys,” UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said: “An estimated 2,275 people died or went mis ...

Actions for Rojava across the United States

ANF - 2019-01-29 09:15
Demonstrations took place across the United States on January 27th, as several organizations answered the call for global days of action to defend the revolution in Rojava on the anniversary of the liberation of Kobane. ...

Normalization of Disputed Areas Essential to Prevent IS Resurgence: Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-01-27 20:24
ERBIL - The normalization of the disputed Kurdish areas is essential for preventing the Islamic State (IS) from re-emerging and to restore the stability in the region, Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, said on Sunda ...

Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over deadly clashes in the north Baghdad and Ankara frequently at odds over presence of Turkish forces in Iraq January 27, 2019

The National AE - 2019-01-27 17:18

Venezuela: All you need to know about the crisis in seven charts

BBC - 2019-01-27 02:21
Discontent fuelled by hyperinflation, power cuts and food and medicine shortages have led to a political crisis in Venezuela. What's going on? ...

Call for participation in Europe-wide demos against isolation

ANF - 2019-01-24 14:41
The KCDK-E, TJK-E and the Revolutionary Youth Movement have called upon everyone to join the demonstrations to protest the isolation of the Kurdish People’s Leader, Abdullah Ocalan. ...

MPs call on Merkel to “put political pressure on Ankara”

ANF - 2019-01-24 07:02
Kurdish-German MPs of Die Linke Ozdemir, Sommer and Akbulut said they are in solidarity with Leyla Guven on her hunger strike and called on the Berlin government to put political pressure on Ankara to end the isolation in Imrali. ...

Forming a committee to check the situation of new joined members in the self-defense.

SDF Press - 2019-01-22 20:39
The self-defense committee in Al-Jazeera district formed a private committee (setting free committee) to check the situation of the self-defense joined members. The participation in the round 34 of the self-defense has been started with the declaration of ...

Hurry Up and Work: DoD's Lack of Momentum on the Women, Peace and Security Act | Small Wars Journal

Smallwarsjournal - 2019-01-17 06:09

11 summaries of proceedings for 4 HDP MPs

ANF - 2019-01-15 16:08
11 new summaries of proceedings on 4 HDP MPs have been submitted to the Parliamentary Constitution and Justice Commission. ...