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Gerry Adams called on Dublin to begin consultation on unification

Gerry Adams called on Dublin to begin consultation on unification

ANF - 2019-06-09 11:48
Former Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has called for greater planning and an accommodation with unionists ahead of a referendum on Irish unity. ...
Gerry Adams called on Dublin to begin consultation on unification - ANF

Sinn Féin to Council: Rescind legal threat on Irish language sign

ANF - 2019-07-07 08:38
Sinn Féin said Council should now rescind the letter threatening legal action against pensioner who erected an Irish language sign on her property. ...

Women to go on strike today in Switzerland

ANF - 2019-06-14 08:50
Women across Switzerland will go on strike today as part of a global movement calling for gender equality and an end to violence against women. ...

Die Linke MPs called on German government to "protect Rojava"

ANF - 2019-06-13 11:49
The attempts by the United States to create a “no fly zone” in Rojava and getting Germany Tornado planes to join it have been debated in the German public for some time. ...

PM-Designate Masrour Barzani’s Statement on Cabinet Formation

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:01
ERBIL — The Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region Masrour Barzani called on political parties to recognize national responsibility to help the formation of the new cabinet. Barzani’s statement came after President Nechirvan Barzani officially task ...

Komalên Ciwan called on youth to oppose Turkish attacks

ANF - 2019-06-12 09:25
Komalên Ciwan Coordination issued a written statement about the Turkish state's invasion attacks in South Kurdistan and stated that “the most radical attitude” is necessary. ...

KCK calls for resistance to Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-06-09 17:06
The KCK called on Kurds and peoples of Kurdistan to resist the Turkish occupation attempts in southern Kurdistan territory "with the spirit of Sheladize". ...

Shengal institutions protest the murder of Yazidi man

ANF - 2019-06-07 14:47
Institutions in Shengal issued a statement against the murder of Emin Salih as a result of Turkish state attacks and called on Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Government to object to Turkey’s attacks. ...

Family of Yazidi man killed by Turkish attack: Stop the invasion

ANF - 2019-06-06 14:25
The family of Emin Salih, who was murdered by the Turkish army, called on the Iraqi Government to stop the invasion. ...

KCDK-E called on activists to march for Afrin on 8 June

ANF - 2019-06-06 09:20
The KCDK-E chairmanship has issued a written statement to protest the invasion of Afrin and called on people to join the march to be held in Cologne on 8 June. ...

KON-MED calls to rise up against invasion on June 8

ANF - 2019-06-05 15:25
Kurdistani Societies Confederation Germany (KON-MED) called for participation to the march to be held in Cologne on June 8 against the Turkish state invasions in Afrin and elsewhere in Kurdistan. ...

Third education year to begin in Raqqa

ANF - 2019-06-03 11:14
Raqqa Education and Training Committee began working at a fast pace since the liberation of the city from ISIS by the SDF on 20 November 2017 to re-establish education as quickly as possible. ...

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ From Brexit

Waar Media - 2019-06-02 16:17
WAAR_DUHOK Just before his state visit to Britain was to begin, President Trump subverted diplomatic norms by rattling an already precarious political situation there: He suggested that the next prime minister of Britain “walk away” from trying to reach ...

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. ...

Masrour Barzani to Begin Forming New Cabinet Early June

BAS News - 2019-05-30 14:02
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) nominee for Kurdistan Region premiership, is expected to begin the formation of his cabinet in the first half of June. Kurdistan Region Parliament released a statement on Thursday to invite la ...

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. ...

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike

Reuters - 2019-05-26 11:35
Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one of his lawyers on Sunday, 200 days after one MP launched the protest. ...

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. ...

Qatar says not invited to two summits in Saudi Arabia

Waar Media - 2019-05-20 14:07
WAAR_DUHOK Qatar has not received an official invitation to two emergency summits called by Saudi Arabia, a Qatari state minister said on Monday. Saudi King Salman called for holding Gulf and Arab summits in Makkah on May 30 to discuss implications of re ...

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. ...