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Sinn Féin John Finucane set to be new Belfast Mayor

Sinn Féin John Finucane set to be new Belfast Mayor

ANF - 2019-05-16 11:43
Sinn Féin group leader on Belfast City Council, Councillor Ciaran Beattie, has said the party will nominate Councillor John Finucane to be the next Ard Mhéara of Belfast. ...
Sinn Féin John Finucane set to be new Belfast Mayor - ANF

Sinn Féin: Takling the climate emergency a priority

ANF - 2019-06-06 09:20
Sinn Féin Environment spokesperson Cathal Boylan has said tackling the climate emergency is a priority for Sinn Féin. ...

Sinn Féin called to support Climate Emergency Measure Bill

ANF - 2019-06-02 08:49
Sinn Féin held a joint press conference with the Green Party and People before Profit to support the Climate Emergency Measures Bill. ...

Sinn Féin: Stop delaying implementation of Irish Language Act

ANF - 2019-06-01 11:03
The British and Irish government must end the delay in implementing an Irish Language Act which was agreed at St Andrew’s over 13 years ago, Sinn Féin Michelle O’Neill said. ...

Sinn Féin Anderson topped the poll and is confirmed in Europe

ANF - 2019-05-28 10:03
Sinn Féin Martina Anderson’s performance in the Six Counties was a highlight for Sinn Féin. ...

Sinn Féin Gildernew MP on end of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-27 12:43
Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has welcomed news that the hunger strike by Kurdish political prisoners and activists has been called off. ...

Sinn Féin leader: You have to have all-weather politics

ANF - 2019-05-26 08:57
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has conceded that her party will suffer some losses in the 26 County local elections, but she said: ‘Beidh lá eile againn’ [We will have another day]. ...

Sinn Féin John Finucane elected mayor of Belfast

ANF - 2019-05-22 08:38
No doubt the election as mayor of Belfast of Sinn Féin John Finucane, son of murdered lawyer Pat Finucane, is one of those moments to call historic. ...

Kurds, Other Than PUK, Reject Rakan al-Jabouri as Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-05-22 00:12
ERBIL - The Brotherhood List, which is a political front to unify Kurds in Kirkuk, has rejected to be part of a secret deal to approve Rakan al-Jabouri, the current acting governor of Kirkuk appointed by Baghdad, to remain in his position as the official ...

Kurds in Tuz Khurmatu continue to be denied constitutional rights

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-19 22:38

Investigation into Turkish MIT’s role in Paris killings

ANF - 2019-05-15 11:22
The case on the triple murder of Sakine, Fidan and Leyla in Paris in 2013, has proceeded to a new stage. ...

Sinn Féin: Restoring power-sharing crucial for next generations

ANF - 2019-05-15 09:46
Restoring the power-sharing institutions is a crucial part of ensuring that the next generation feels the benefit of the Good Friday Agreement and the peace process, Sinn Féin Leas Uachtarán Michelle O’Neill has said. ...

Sinn Féin: Agreement in North of Ireland talks possible

ANF - 2019-05-14 09:56
Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald TD and Leas Uachtarán Michelle O’Neill MLA spoke by phone with British Prime Minster Theresa May. ...

Dutch prosecutors: Suspect in Utrecht tram shooting to be charged with murder or manslaughter ... | KIRO-TV

Kiro7 - 2019-05-13 03:06

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. ...

Hawija: Bodies of Hundreds of People Killed by IS Yet to be Recovered

BAS News - 2019-05-11 22:41
ERBIL - Bodies of hundreds of people who were killed by the Islamic State (IS) in Hawija (some 55 kilometers southwest Kirkuk) in the past few years are yet to be recovered due to restrictions by the Iraqi forces. The extremists killed 7,000 to 8,000 peo ...

Residents of 50 Villages in Iraq to be Armed for Self-defense Against IS

BAS News - 2019-05-09 21:20
ERBIL - Residents of 50 villages in the Iraqi province of Nineveh will be armed so that they can defend themselves against the Islamic State (IS) jihadists, a commander confirmed on Thursday. Najim Abdullah al-Jubouri, commander of Nineveh Operations Com ...

Sinn Féin confirmed to be the party of change in local elections

ANF - 2019-05-05 09:08
Sinn Féin obtained good results at North of Ireland local elections, while unionist parties lost heavily. ...