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Belarus' Lukashenko: presidential election will take place in 2020

Belarus' Lukashenko: presidential election will take place in 2020

Yahoo - 2019-04-19 18:09

Belarus' Lukashenko: presidential election will take place in 2020 - Yahoo

Call to join Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival on Saturday

ANF - 2019-05-17 09:30
Organisers called on everyone to join the Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival which will take place on Saturday, 18 May, in Solothurn, Switzerland. ...

Venezuela crisis: Opposition lawmakers take refuge in embassies

BBC - 2019-05-11 00:50
Opposition MPs take shelter in the Argentine and Italian embassies after being stripped of immunity. ...

Trump to honor Tiger Woods with medal of freedom award

Waar Media - 2019-05-05 16:03
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom on golf legend Tiger Woods, the White House announced Thursday. The invitation-only event will take place Monday in the White House Rose Garden, spokeswoman Sarah Sander ...

New Generation MP accuses leader of nude video blackmail

Rûdaw - 2019-04-25 01:39
"I will take this letter to the court and file a lawsuit against Shaswar Abdulwahid" ...

'Thrones' is ending, but will live on in merchandise

Yahoo - 2019-04-22 19:36

Iraq elects veteran Kurdish politician Barham Salih as its new president; government-formation to take place soon - Firstpost

Firstpost - 2019-04-22 16:57

Voting Starts Iin Ukraine’s Presidential Runoff

Waar Media - 2019-04-21 13:23
WAAR_DUHOK Ukrainians began to cast ballots on Sunday in presidential election, where incumbent President Petro Poroshenko and comedian Vladimir Zelenskiy face each other in a runoff. In the first round of the presidential polls held on Mar. 31, Poroshen ...

Ukrainians To Vote In Presidential Runoff On Sunday

Waar Media - 2019-04-20 14:42
WAAR_DUHOK Ukrainians are getting ready to cast ballots on Sunday’s presidential election, where incumbent President Petro Poroshenko and comedian Vladimir Zelenskiy will face each other in a runoff. In the first round of the presidential polls held on M ...

Pimco's Libby Cantrill: The Mueller report will slow lawmaking in a partisan Congress [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-19 22:22

A Shadow over Ukraine’s Presidential Election

International Crisis Group - 2019-04-19 22:02
With Ukraine’s establishment forecasting doom after the presidential runoff, the far right’s influence on politics is impossible to ignore. Its resurgence is both a symptom and a cause of the country’s ills: there is less daylight between it and the poli ...

Lithuania’s Presidential Election: Same Policy Wine in New Bottles?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-18 01:41
In the Baltics, the first half of 2019 is election time: for Estonia, it’s a new parliament, for Latvia and Lithuania, it’s new presidents; and then all three countries will vote for their new representatives to the European Parliament. Given widespread p ...

Nineveh: IS Kidnaps Two Brothers

BAS News - 2019-04-15 22:25
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadists have kidnapped a two brothers from the Iraqi province of Nineveh, a security source confirmed on Monday. Talking to Baghdad Today, the source pointed out that the incident took place in the district of al-Ba'aj, N ...

The office of organizing Councils met with the Local Councils

SDF Press - 2019-04-14 21:00
Raqqa – The Office of organizing councils held an extensive meeting in Raqqa civil council for all the local councils which exist in the city and its countryside in order to discuss the last developments and study the projects that will be presented in th ...

Kurdish votes will be crucial in Turkey’s local elections

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 21:44
ISTANBUL,— Millions of Kurdish votes will be crucial in determining the fate of Turkey’s March 31 local elections, as a pro-Kurdish party has made the strategic decision to send votes to an opposition rival to challenge the ruling party in key races in I ...

KDP to Submit Amendment to Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-03-23 15:31
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction has approved the Presidency Law Amendment to be submitted to the Kurdistan Region parliament and proceed with the presidential election. MP Sabah Mahmoud confirmed that the KDP faction will submit the amen ...