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EPP top candidate Weber: Turkey will never be member of the EU | CRYPTO COIN DISCOVERY

EPP top candidate Weber: Turkey will never be member of the EU | CRYPTO COIN DISCOVERY

Ccdiscovery - 2019-04-24 15:02

EPP top candidate Weber: Turkey will never be member of the EU | CRYPTO COIN DISCOVERY - Ccdiscovery

Nechirvan Barzani will be elected as the new Kurdistan President with 91 MPs votes

Waar Media - 2019-05-19 15:03
WAAR_DUHOK Irfan Jamal Kirkukli, the leader of the Turkmen party has announced that the majority of Parliament factions have nominated Nechirvan Barzani for Kurdistan Presidency, and he will be elected with 91 MPs votes. A member of the Turkmen party ann ...

Turkey’s claims of PKK demise exaggerated

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-05-04 00:07
Late last month, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported that a Turkish airstrike had seriously wounded veteran Kurdish fighter Rıza Altun. Altun is a member of the executive council of the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), an umbrella organisation that ...

TedX Leiden University: 12 May

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-05-04 00:07
On Sunday 12 May, I will be one of the speakers at TedX Leiden University. The theme is ‘Through a new lens’, the title of my talk is ‘Are you ready to wash your whiteness away?’ I will connect the PKK’s fight against the patriarchy – about which I learne ...

Prisoners on hunger strike in Silivri forcibly taken to hospital

ANF - 2019-04-29 13:02
Prisoners on hunger strike in Silivri Prison were handcuffed and taken to hospital by use of force. The prisoners refused to be treated, saying; “We will never stray from our path.” ...

Accession talks with Turkey will end, says top candidate for EU commision | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-29 06:10

Agiri: Step up solidarity with the hunger strikers!

ANF - 2019-04-26 10:54
Serhat Agiri, a member of the organizing committee of the hunger strike action in Strasbourg, underlined that support to the resistance, especially by the mothers of the prisoners, will be effective in breaking the isolation. ...

All Previous Iraqi Kurdistan parliaments were weak and ineffective

E-Kurd - 2019-04-25 10:44
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Democracy in any country needs a strong parliament to succeed. A strong and true democratic parliament is representative of the political will and social diversity of the population, and is effective in its legislati ...

Turkey to Find Alternative if US Refuses F-35 Deal: Turkish FM

BAS News - 2019-04-24 00:05
ERBIL - Turkey will find an alternative to meet its needs if the US refuses to supply the F-35 fighter jets, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. "Why do we buy the S-400 [air defense systems]? Because we have an urgent need for an air defe ...

U.S. is hopeful Turkey will abandon S-400s following Albayrak visit - Pentagon | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-20 01:33

Turkey — ‘U.S. sanctions instead of dialogue’

E-Kurd - 2019-04-18 16:56
Ayman Riad Al-Mufleh | Exclusive to Ekurd.net By the end of the year, Turkey will have either modern F-35 fighter jets or Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems. And they will not receive both. The choice that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will mak ...

Turkey banned Nuce Ciwan News Agency for 27th time

ANF - 2019-04-18 15:23
Nuce Ciwan News Agency has been banned for the 27th time in Turkey as part of the censorship attacks by the Turkish state. ...

12 Exotic Fruits You Never Heard Of

Waar Media - 2019-04-18 11:39
WAAR_DUHOK Noni Noni and goji are very popular in America as a new superfood to boost your immune system. While many have heard of the word, they have never actually seen it or tasted them. Noni is rich in potassium and antioxidants which slow down the a ...

Turkey will focus economy, defence and Syrian crisis - top aide | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-17 16:05

Swedish MP: We support the hunger strikers' demands

ANF - 2019-04-16 11:31
Waldau added that when Turkey will put an end to the repression and massacre of Kurds and political prisoners would be released then it could really be accepted within the European Union. ...

‘Turkey Will Continue to Support Venezuela’

Waar Media - 2019-04-01 18:43
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s foreign minister on Monday reiterated Turkish support for the country of Venezuela and its elected leadership. “Turkey will continue to support Venezuela, as problems there could affect all of Latin America and even the Caribbean,” Me ...

Iraqi Kurdistan will have a powerful presidency, weak parliament: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-03-31 14:24
Iraqi Kurdistan’s system won’t be parliamentary, a KIU MP says SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s system will not become parliamentary, a Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) lawmaker said on Saturday. Member of the Kurdistan Parliame ...

Erdogan: Turkey will solve Syria issue “on the field” after Sunday’s elections

Gulan Media - 2019-03-31 03:22

Turkey will solve Syria issue ‘on the field’ after elections, Erdogan says

E-Kurd - 2019-03-30 18:49
ANKARA,— Turkey will solve the Syria issue “on the field” after Sunday’s local elections, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, as he sought to drum up support for his AK Party in the vote. Turkey has carried out two cross-border operations against ...