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Sinn Féin John Finucane elected mayor of Belfast

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. ...
Sinn Féin John Finucane elected mayor of Belfast - ANF

On World Refugee Day We celebrate the resilience of those forced from their homes by Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-20 17:35
Every refugee has their own story. In honour of #WorldRefugeeDay, listen to the inspiring words of Internally Displaced Persons and refugees who have found resilience in working together Article On World Refugee Day We celebrate the resilience of those f ...

People of Bab take to the streets again

ANF - 2019-06-08 17:42
The people of Bab took to the streets once again against the Turkish state invasions. ...

Nechirvan Barzani was elected President of Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-04 00:01
Nechirvan Barzani was elected President of the Kurdistan Region by Kurdistan’s Parliament on May 28. He will step down from his current position as Prime Minister after taking his oath of office on June 10 in a special ceremony. The President, after his J ...

Haider al-Abadi congratulates Barzani on the occasion of his election as President of the Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 14:53
WAAR_DUHOK Congratulated the former Iraqi Prime Minister and leader of the Al- Nasir coalition, Haider al-Abadi Nechirvan Barzani on the occasion of his election as President of the Kurdistan Region, and wished continued cooperation in all fields. Telegr ...

Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraqi Kurdistan

The New Mail - 2019-05-29 01:13
Iraqi Kurdish politicians on Tuesday elected Nechirvan Barzani as president of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Mr Barzani received 68 votes out of a possible 111 votes in the Kurdish parliament.… The post Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraqi K ...

Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraqi Kurdistan region

E-Kurd - 2019-05-28 13:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Lawmakers in Kurdistan parliament elected Nechirvan Barzani as president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, a spokesman for the regional parliament told Reuters on Tuesday. Barzani, who had been servi ...

Barzani elected president of the Kurdistan Region

ANF - 2019-05-28 11:44
As widely predicted today Nechirvan Barzani has been elected president of the Kurdistan Region. ...

Counting suspended in Ireland following legal dispute

ANF - 2019-05-28 10:03
Counting has been suspended in Dublin amid a legal dispute over procedure and the technical order of victory of the successful candidates following the elimination of Sinn Féin’s Lynn Boylan. ...

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]. ...

The Republic of Ireland has voted for Europe and unity

ANF - 2019-05-25 12:13
An official RTE-TG4-Red C exit poll following the Republic Ireland elections predicted Sinn Féin should be able to hold onto its three seats in the European Parliament, while the Green party is in surprise contention to win up to three seats. ...

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: 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. ...

8 Reasons To Eat Radish- Weight Loss Is One

Waar Media - 2019-05-12 17:34
WAAR_DUHOK The post 8 Reasons To Eat Radish- Weight Loss Is One appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

IS Threatens to Set Fire to Kurdish Farms in Makhmour: Residents

BAS News - 2019-05-12 13:35
ERBIL — Locals from Makhmour district and its surrounding villages gathered on Sunday at the parliament of Kurdistan Region to call for protection against the increasing security risks in their areas posed by the Islamic State (IS). Makhmour is a small t ...

Yezidis on Mount Sinjar Demonstrate to Call for Resumption of BCF Aid Operations

BAS News - 2019-05-09 14:44
ERBIL — People on Mount Sinjar gathered on Tuesday at a camp on Mount Sinjar to call for the resumption of aid operations by Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF). The humanitarian aid organization was forced to close down its offices in Sinjar region after K ...

North of Ireland citizens to vote in local elections today

ANF - 2019-05-02 09:30
This week’s council elections are an opportunity to demand rights and equality for all, ensure delivery within local government and advance the demand for Irish unity, Sinn Féin Deputy leader Michelle O’Neill has said. ...