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Sinn Féin called to support Climate Emergency Measure Bill

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 called to support Climate Emergency Measure Bill - ANF

PM-Designate Barzani Ensures Minorities about Their Rights

BAS News - 2019-06-22 20:47
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani has ensured the minority political groups of their rights in regards to their share from the future cabinet in Erbil. Barzani on Saturday held a chain of meetings with the Turkmen and Chri ...

Moscow to Support Syrian Kurds if Turkey Doesn't Stop Assisting Groups in Idlib

BAS News - 2019-06-09 01:49
ERBIL - Russia has threatened to support the Syrian Kurdish forces in northern Aleppo if Turkey does not halt its alleged military assistance to the militants fighting against the Syrian regime, a report said on Saturday. According to a report by the Ara ...

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: 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. ...

Twitter storm today to support Kurdish Freedom Movement

ANF - 2019-05-29 10:46
Twitter campaign to support the Kurdish freedom movement today. ...

EU Ready to Support KRG Reform Package: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-05-28 16:18
ERBIL — The European Union is ready to support Kurdistan Region in its ongoing administration and military reform package, said EU Ambassador to Iraq Ramon Blecua. The envoy met with Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani, who is ...

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. ...

Iran Seeks "Non-aggression" Agreement with Arab States

BAS News - 2019-05-28 01:51
ERBIL - Iran is reportedly seeking a "non-aggressive" agreement with the Arab states, a report said on Monday, only one day after Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's visit to Iraq. Zarif during a joint press conference with Iraqi counterpart ...

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. ...

Iranian FM arrives in Baghdad to meet with Iraq officials

Waar Media - 2019-05-26 17:18
WAAR_DUHOK Iranian media are reporting that the country’s foreign minister has arrived in Baghdad to meet his Iraqi counterpart and other officials. The official IRNA news agency reported Saturday that Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet with Iraqi Foreign Mi ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...