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UK parliament will vote on Brexit legislation week of June 3: Barclay

UK parliament will vote on Brexit legislation week of June 3: Barclay

Yahoo - 2019-05-16 02:08

UK parliament will vote on Brexit legislation week of June 3: Barclay - Yahoo

May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on new Brexit referendum | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-05-22 02:55

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a second Brexit referendum

Yahoo - 2019-05-22 02:55

Pound snaps record losing streak as May offers MPs vote on second referendum

Telegraph - 2019-05-22 02:55

Week of trials against free press

ANF - 2019-05-20 12:30
This week several trials against journalists and papers will resume at courts. ...

HDP Co-chair: Our fight on March 31 will continue on June 23

ANF - 2019-05-19 20:07
"There can be no agreement with fascism," said HDP leader Sezai Temelli on the rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul on 23 June. ...

Masoud Barzani and Nechirvan Barzani Congratulate Yazidis on Anniversary of Establishing Lalish

Waar Media - 2019-05-12 17:34
WAAR_DUHOK president of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani and KUrdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani congratulated Yezidis on the anniversary of the establishment of Lalish center. “On the 26th anniversary of Lalish center establishment, I congratulate ...

Barzani Congratulates Yezidis on Anniversary of Lalish

BAS News - 2019-05-12 10:48
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region congratulated Yezidis on the anniversary of the establishment of Lalish center. “On the 26th anniversary of Lalish center establishment, I congratulate members of Lalish center, an ...

Today 15 new prisoners will go on death fast

ANF - 2019-05-10 11:32
15 more prisoners have gone on death fast resistance as from today. ...

Missiles on Ships. Making Sense of Iran’s Recent Moves in the Gulf

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-05-10 06:09
Yet again, there is a dramatic rise in tension in the Middle East, and, yet again, missiles are at the heart of it. On May 6, the Trump administration announced that it would deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group as well as four B-52 bombers ...

Mothers of hunger strikers in prison: Let's build peace!

ANF - 2019-05-09 18:01
"Hands in hands we will bring peace!" said the mothers of the prisoners on hunger strike holding a new action in Amed. ...

Parliament to Reactivate Kurdistan Presidency on Wednesday

BAS News - 2019-05-06 11:39
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament will convene on Wednesday (8th May) to vote on reactivation of Kurdistan Region Presidency. According to agenda of the session which is issued by the legislative, it will also vote on an amendment to the presidency law ...

Barnier says now for UK to make choice on Brexit

Yahoo - 2019-05-05 12:49

KDP will hold the last meeting with PUK and Gorran movement

Waar Media - 2019-05-02 17:20
WAAR_DUHOK KDP delegation will visit Sulaimani to hold the last meeting with PUK and Gorran movement. Khalil Sarkan the member of Gorran movement announced to Waar that KDP will visit Sulaimani in the beginning of next week to meet withb each of PUK and ...

Venezuela crisis: Protesters gather after Guaidó call

BBC - 2019-05-02 00:07
The opposition says protests will go on "with more strength than ever" a day after violent clashes. ...

PKK and PAJK prisoners to go on death fast

ANF - 2019-04-29 09:41
PKK and PAJK prisoners will go on death fast on 30 April. ...

Turkish FM to Visit Erbil Next Week

BAS News - 2019-04-25 15:10
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is scheduled to visit Kurdistan Region’s capital Erbil next week on Monday, according to Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. Cavusoglu will embark on a two-day trip to Iraq starting on 28th April, the repor ...

Iraqi Parliament Trying to Pass New Law to Restrict Social Platforms

BAS News - 2019-04-22 23:24
ERBIL - Iraqi Parliament is reportedly trying to pass a new law to restrict media and social media platforms in the country, an official revealed on Monday. The Council of Representatives made the first reading on Monday for the proposal dubbed "crimes o ...

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 ...

Iraq bans PUBG, Fortnite and Blue Whale online games

E-Kurd - 2019-04-17 21:01
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Parliament has banned a broad category of online video games, including PUBG mobile, Fortnite, Blue Whale, and similar online video games in a unanimous vote on Wednesday. During a session on Wednesday, the parliament voted to ban online ...