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HDP continues diplomatic talks in Berlin

HDP continues diplomatic talks in Berlin

ANF - 2019-05-08 18:41
The HDP is holding talks with politicians in Berlin. Faruk Doru, European representative of the HDP, demands that Germany put pressure on Turkey on the basis of the Council of Europe's decision to lift Ocalan's isolation. ...
HDP continues diplomatic talks in Berlin - ANF

“Fires accidents “at the discussion table of the council of Hasaka province

SDF Press - 2019-05-20 01:47
The council of Hasakah Province held a wide meeting with the fire brigade, representatives of the municipalities, the Directorate of Agriculture and the community Protection Committee on Sunday 19 May 2019 in order to discuss the fires accidents that affe ...

Germany Won’t Reduce Diplomatic Mission in Kurdistan, Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-15 16:59
ERBIL — Germany said it has no plan to reduce the number of its staff at its embassy in Baghdad and consulate general in Erbil. A German Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said the German Embassy in Baghdad was fully staffed and working, as reported by Reuters ...

New round of talks in Belfast kicks off on Monday

ANF - 2019-05-12 11:58
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said she believes an agreement can be reached after round-table five-party talks began in Belfast this week. ...

Peace Delegation to Imrali met Council of Europe representatives

ANF - 2019-05-11 22:08
International Peace Delegation to Imrali met with representatives of Council of Europe in Strasbourg. ...

Oman to Reopen Embassy in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-05-11 12:17
ERBIL — The government of Oman has showed willingness to reopen its diplomatic mission in Iraq. Iraq’s ministry of foreign affairs confirmed on Saturday that Muscat has sent a letter to FM Mohammed al-Hakim, in which it reveals about the plan to reopen e ...

Women in Berlin: Be the voice of hunger strikers' mothers!

ANF - 2019-05-11 09:18
Women in Berlin promoted a solidarity actions with mothers of the hunger strikers and the hunger strike resistance. ...

‘Decision to rerun Istanbul elections based on law’

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said late Monday that the decision to rerun local elections in Istanbul was taken on the basis of law and everyone should respect it. In a written statement, the ministry said the March 31 local elections were observe ...

HDP delegation meets SPD chairperson

ANF - 2019-05-07 15:20
The HDP delegation has met in Berlin with the SPD chairperson Andrea Nahles. The meeting discussed current political developments. ...

Activists in Berlin: Our resistance will continue

ANF - 2019-05-07 12:49
Hunger strikers in Berlin Cemal Kobane, Omer Bagdur, Mele Mustafa Tuzak and Siyar Xelil said, “Our resistance will continue until the isolation is ended completely.” ...

Die Linke Taş visited hunger strikers in Berlin

ANF - 2019-05-05 12:27
Hunger strikers Cemal Kobanê, Omar Bagdu, Mele Mustafa Tuzak and Şiyar Xelil were visited by Die Linke deputy Hakan Taş in Berlin. ...

Iraq Considers Purchase of Russia's S-400s: Former Lawmaker

BAS News - 2019-05-04 20:52
ERBIL - A former member of the Iraqi Parliament has revealed that Baghdad is in talks with Moscow to purchase the S-400 missiles defense system. Talking to RT on Saturday, Hakim al-Zamly, the former head of the parliament's security and defense committee ...

Why Turkey and America Cannot Compromise in Syria

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-05-02 22:23
After three days of talks in Turkey, representatives from Washington and Ankara failed to reach agreement on the terms of a proposed safe zone in northeastern Syria. The two sides, treaty allies since 1952, share such widely divergent interests in Syria t ...

Academic Kamuran Akın visited hunger strikers in Berlin

ANF - 2019-05-02 11:25
Academic Kamuran Akın visited Cemal Kobanê, Ömer Bağdur, Mele Mustafa Tuzak and Şiyar Xelil who are on hunger strike in Berlin. ...

US envoy kicks off Syria safe zone talks in Ankara

Al Monitor - 2019-05-01 20:13

EUTCC chair met Council of Europe officials

ANF - 2019-04-16 12:05
EUTCC chair, Kariane Westrheim, met with the Office of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe. ...

Summoning the Managing Editor of the analytical news agency "Salam Paveh" to the Pave's Prosecutor

Kurdpa - 2019-04-14 13:59
Kurdpa Agency: The director and management of the analytical news agency "Salam Paveh" were summoned to the Pave Public Prosecutor's Office. ...

Who is new head of Sudan’s transitional council?

Waar Media - 2019-04-13 15:11
WAAR_DUHOK The new head of Sudan’s transitional military council is said not to be affiliated with any political body or organization, according to sources with close links to him. Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Burhan, 60, served in Sudan’s border guar ...

Press conferfence in CoE: Imrali is the Guantanamo of Europe

ANF - 2019-04-11 15:40
HDP’s Feleknas Uca and Fayik Yagizay, accompanied by lawyer Rezan Sarica, held a press conference in the CoE on the hunger strikes, calling the Imrali Prison “the Guantanamo Bay of Europe” and urging European institutions to take action. ...

Khamenei on US Decision to List IRGC as Terrorist: Vicious Move

BAS News - 2019-04-09 16:50
ERBIL — Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei condemned US’s decision to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “foreign terrorist organization”, saying that the move was “vicious”. “They wish to plot against our Sepah [the Guard c ...

Uca asks Council of Europe about isolation

ANF - 2019-04-09 14:51
PACE member Feleknas Uca queried Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatovic about the isolation and the prisons. Mijatovic said, “Turkey must resolve all issues regarding human rights. We will visit Turkey.” ...