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Ukraine: Zelensky Elected President In Landslide Win

Ukraine: Zelensky Elected President In Landslide Win

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory against his rival Petro Poroshenko in the second round of the presidential elections, according to the exit polls. According to the National Exit Poll, Zelensky — candidate of the S ...
Ukraine: Zelensky Elected President In Landslide Win - Waar Media

Joe Biden Running for US President in 2020

BAS News - 2019-04-25 13:35
ERBIL — Former US Vice President Joe Biden announced his decision to run for president in 2020. Biden made the announcement in a video message on Thursday to end months of speculation over his candidacy. He served as a senator for six terms, ran for pres ...

Landslide kills 17 people in Colombia

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK At least 17 people were killed and five others injured in a landslide in Colombia on Monday, emergency officials said. The landslide occurred in Rosas, a municipality in the southwestern Cauca province, the National Unit for Disaster Risk Mana ...

Vladimir Zelenskiy: From comedian to Ukraine’s president

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK Ukrainian comedian Vladimir Zelensky won Sunday’s runoff election by a landslide, exit polls showed. Zelensky, candidate of the Servant of the People Party, secured 73.2% of the votes, while his rival Petro Poroshenko trailed at 25.3%. Zelensk ...

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, comedian who played president on TV, elected president of Ukraine: Exit poll [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-22 06:30

France’s Macron meets Syrian Kurds, vows to support in fight against Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-19 19:50
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, assuring them of France’s support in the fight against remaining jihadists. The US-backed Syrian Demo ...

Ukraine election: The president vs. guy who plays one on TV

Yahoo - 2019-04-18 17:35

Al-Bashir reportedly moved to prison in Khartoum

Waar Media - 2019-04-17 16:41
WAAR_DUHOK Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been moved from house arrest to prison, according to media reports on Wednesday. Al-Bashir was moved to the maximum security Kober prison in Bahri in the capital Khartoum, where other officials from ...

Sudanese Scholar Explains al-Bashir’s Ouster

Waar Media - 2019-04-17 12:45
WAAR_DUHOK The ouster of Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s longtime president, in a military coup following months of popular protests, could have two possible implications, a Sudanese-American scholar has said. “Sudan under Omar al-Bashir entered a new alliance f ...

Trump Vetoes Resolution On Ending US Support in Yemen

Waar Media - 2019-04-17 12:45
WAAR_DUHOK President Donald Trump vetoed a resolution Tuesday that called for the U.S. to end support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. “This resolution is an unnecessary, dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities, endangering the lives of ...

Iranian FM in Damascus to Discuss Syria Crisis

BAS News - 2019-04-16 12:57
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif travelled to Damascus on Tuesday to discuss the Iran-Syria ties and the ongoing crisis in the region, local media reported. Zarif met with Syrian regime President Bashar al-Assad on his arrival. “I am ...

Turkey’s finance minister, US president meet in Washington

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak was hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, Albayrak said on Tuesday. “During our meetings with US Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnunchin and [Trump’s] senior advisor Jared Kushn ...

Why Manchester United need to make sweeping changes in the summer

Waar Media - 2019-04-14 10:39
WAAR_DUHOK Manchester United‘s sluggish performance to eke out a 2-1 victory over West Ham United on Saturday reiterated the notion that the recent upheaval in their performances was merely a flash in the pan, and the deep rot that has set within the ran ...

Top 10 Best Movies in the Fantasy Genre

Waar Media - 2019-04-13 15:11
WAAR_DUHOK 1. Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, 2009 The world of fabulous beauty and unusual phenomena, where Dr. Parnassus stages his fantastic performances traveling around the world, in which it is possible to go through the magic mirror and find your ...

Sinn Féin seeks to enshrine neutrality in the constitution

ANF - 2019-04-10 08:34
Sinn Féin TD’s prepared to table a bill seeking a referendum that, if passed, would see Ireland’s policy of neutrality enshrined in the constitution. ...

Kazakhstan To Hold Early Presidential Elections in June

Waar Media - 2019-04-09 12:24
WAAR_DUHOK Kazakhstan will go for early presidential elections on June 9, the country’s acting president announced on Tuesday. “I have decided to hold presidential elections on June 9,” Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said in a televised address to the nation. Tok ...

Electing Kurdistan president in parliament not victory, benefits KDP: Gorran senior official

E-Kurd - 2019-04-04 13:47
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Deputy Head of the Change (Gorran) Movement Public Assembly Salih Zhazhlai said on Wednesday that achieving the appearance of parliamentary supremacy by electing Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s president in the legislature w ...

First Female Peshmerga Officers to attend Military Leadership Course in the United States

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-03 06:01
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga The official account of the United States Consulate in the Kurdistan region shared that CG Steven Fagin received Peshmerga First Lieutenant Safa Mahmoud Hussein and acknowledged her qualifications and efforts to attend ...

People start to gather outside HDP offices in the Kurdish region

ANF - 2019-03-31 18:58
While the counting of votes continues, people in the Kurdish region have started to gather outside the HDP offices in cities and districts. ...

10 Strangest Objects in the Universe

Waar Media - 2019-03-25 11:53
WAAR_DUHOK Despite the fact that we can find countless weird phenomena lurking throughout the cosmos, some of them are just too weird in comparison to others. Below is a list of 10 strangest objects (with images) in the universe that could surprise you c ...