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Government Of Canada Issues Travel Advisory For Netherlands Over Terrorist Threats - Narcity

Government Of Canada Issues Travel Advisory For Netherlands Over Terrorist Threats - Narcity

Narcity - 2019-03-24 20:30

Government Of Canada Issues Travel Advisory For Netherlands Over Terrorist Threats - Narcity - Narcity

Treating Mexico’s Epidemic of Violence under the López Obrador Government

International Crisis Group - 2019-04-18 17:03
Combatting organised crime has been the centrepiece of President López Obrador’s governing platform, but murder rates in 2019 are set to reach an all-time high. In this excerpt from the first update of our Watch List 2019 for European policymakers, Crisi ...

Canada Welcomes Election of First Woman Speaker to Kurdistan Parliament

BAS News - 2019-04-15 12:04
ERBIL — Head of Embassy Office of Canada in Erbil, Nancy Bergeron, met with newly elected speaker of Kurdistan Region Parliament Speaker Vala Farid to discuss the latest developments in the region. According to parliament’s official website, Bergeron hig ...

PM Barzani Receives Head of Iraqi Mada Foundation in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-03-31 20:42
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Sunday the Chairman of Iraqi al-Mada Foundation for Media, Culture and Arts, Fakhri Karim, for talks on issues related to Erbil-Bagudad relations. During the meeting, the pair stressed ...

On Behalf of The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Mark Lowcock, UN OCHA, Director of the Coordination Division, Mr. Ramesh Rajasingham - Syrian Arab Republic | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-03-27 20:35

Baghdad Issues Arrest Warrant, Travel Ban for Ex-Governor after Mosul Ferry Accident

BAS News - 2019-03-27 16:39
ERBIL — Iraqi judicial authorities have issued an arrest warrant and travel ban for the former governor of Nineveh after the ferry accident in Mosul. Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi requested parliament to vote for dismissing governor Nawfal Hammad ...

Denmark Grant $11 Million for Explosive Threat Mitigation in Liberated Areas of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-26 13:25
BAGHDAD (UNMAS) — The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of DKK 73 million (over USD 11 million) from the Government of Denmark to mitigate the threat posed by explosive hazards and enable stabilization ...

KDP, PUK to Hold Final Meeting on New Government This Week

BAS News - 2019-03-26 09:46
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Wednesday this week and conclude the negotiations over the new government of Kurdistan Region. The two major parties have been in talks for months since th ...

KDP, PUK Meet to Get One Step Closer to Government Formation

BAS News - 2019-03-24 14:31
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) held another meeting on Sunday to continue the negotiations over the next government of Kurdistan Region. The two major Kurdish parties have been in talks for months as the P ...

Peace in Kurdistan Campaign: Newroz greetings

ANF - 2019-03-22 15:21
Peace in Kurdistan Campaign saluted "the courage and sacrifice of all those Kurds who have suffered extreme discrimination, violence, torture and arrest in pursuit of their beliefs and struggle for freedom and justice". ...

Turkey issues arrest warrants for 2 Saudi aides over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing - ABC News

GO - 2019-03-20 21:24

New Zealand Mourns Victims of Mosque Terror Attack, Calls for Support of Muslims | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2019-03-20 03:35

Dozens of Trump associates face deadline to turn over documents for Democratic investigation [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-19 10:35

/40/thousand m 3 of rubble are deported monthly

SDF Press - 2019-03-17 21:46
Raqqa – People’s Municipality continue to remove rubble from city’s neighborhoods and open the streets in front of the people, in preparation for the rehabilitation of damaged roads. On a daily basis, the vehicles ahead to the streets and alleys to remove ...

Japan Donates $3.4 Million to Support Health and Nutrition Needs of Iraqi Children

BAS News - 2019-03-04 15:33
BAGHDAD (UNICEF) — The government of Japan has donated US$3.4 million to provide lifesaving health and nutrition assistance for vulnerable children in conflict affected areas in Iraq. Approximately 4.2 million people have returned to their homes after fl ...

State Department issues travel warning for Bahamas, urges ‘increased caution’

Nypost - 2019-03-02 17:54

Turkey Issues Travel Ban for Abdullah Ocalan’s Siblings

BAS News - 2019-02-23 12:49
ERBIL — A Turkish court has issued a travel ban for two siblings of Abdullah Ocalan, the jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). The notice bans Fatma and Mehmet Ocalan from traveling abroad as part of a judicial control process, according A ...