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UN Special Rapporteur: Turkey's problem with press freedom

UN Special Rapporteur: Turkey's problem with press freedom

ANF - 2019-06-26 12:01
On 24 June 2019, the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) began its 41st Session in Geneva. ...
UN Special Rapporteur: Turkey\'s problem with press freedom - ANF

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ – The European Sting - Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology -

Europeansting - 2019-07-15 17:04

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ | UN News

UN - 2019-07-13 12:59

Libyan military spox. calls for UN investigation into ‘’Turkey’s support of terrorist groups’’ | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-29 01:42

Rojava Conference at the UN human rights session in Geneva

ANF - 2019-06-28 09:05
During the 41st UN Human Rights Council Sessions, a fringe meeting was organised by the Geneva Center for Kurdish Human Rights on the latest situation in Northern Syria. ...

Panel at UN to discuss human rights in Northern Syria

ANF - 2019-06-27 10:23
A panel called: "Human Rights in Northern Syria" is scheduled for today at the UN building in Geneva as part of the fringe meetings to the UN Human Rights Council Session. ...

Turkish soldier killed in clashes with Kurdish militants in Syrian Kurdistan: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-06-26 19:29
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s Defense Ministry said one soldier was killed and five were injured during clashes with Kurdish militants in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria on Wednesday. The casualties, which the ministry said occurred during clashes with ...

Statement by Armenia FM at 41st session of UN Human Rights Council

NEWS - 2019-06-26 13:46

Northern Syria panel at UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva

ANF - 2019-06-25 11:22
The 41st session of the Human Rights Council is taking place is Geneva. ...

CHP’s Imamoglu wins Istanbul’s mayoral poll

Waar Media - 2019-06-24 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu won the do-over election in Istanbul, according to unofficial results. With total of 99.37% of ballots counted, Imamoglu won 54.03% of the votes, while ruli ...

Turkey’s opposition wins rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election

E-Kurd - 2019-06-24 00:23
ISTANBUL,— The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party’s 25-year hold on Turkey’s biggest city ...

CHP's Candidate Wins Local Elections in Istanbul

BAS News - 2019-06-23 22:49
ERBIL - The Turkey's Supreme Election Council announced on Sunday the first preliminary result, according to which, the opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) Ekrem Imamoglu is leading with 53.86%, and AK Party Candidate Binali Yildirim with 45.23% ...

Voting begins in Turkey’s re-do Istanbul elections

Waar Media - 2019-06-23 14:00
WAAR_DUHOK Polling started on Sunday for Turkey’s re-run local elections to elect a new mayor for Istanbul. Voting started at 8.00 a.m local time (0500GMT) and will continue through 5.00 p.m. local time (1400GMT) in 31,342 ballot boxes across 39 district ...

Turkey’s ‘Bee-Man’ all abuzz over world record quest

Waar Media - 2019-06-22 14:20
WAAR_DUHOK For a beekeeper in eastern Turkey, being honey to the striped insects is all in a day’s work — and also the quest to set a new world record. So far Abdulvahap Semo has managed to “grow” a “bee beard” weighing a whopping 10 kilograms (22 pounds ...

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party says Ocalan’s call does not change strategy in Istanbul

E-Kurd - 2019-06-21 17:44
ISTANBUL,— The Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) said on Friday its strategy of supporting the opposition in the Istanbul mayoral election has not changed despite a last-minute call from Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan for it to be n ...

Turkey’s jailed Ocalan reportedly tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election

E-Kurd - 2019-06-21 14:19
ANKARA,— Turkey’s imprisoned Kurdish leader and the founder of Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, called on supporters of a pro-Kurdish political party to remain politically neutral ahead of a local election in Istanbul this weekend, suggesti ...

Kurdish Man Commits Suicide after Racist Refusal of Love

BAS News - 2019-06-19 13:51
ERBIL — A Kurdish man in Turkey’s Istanbul committed suicide on Monday evening, citing discrimination for being a Kurd in Turkey. Ibrahim Layik, jumped from the departure floor of Istanbul International Airport and landed over the Arrival level with seve ...

Moody’s downgraded Turkey's rating to B1

ANF - 2019-06-15 11:19
Moody’s downgraded Turkey's rating to B1 from Ba3 and maintained a negative outlook. ...

Turkey’s top diplomat in oath-taking of KRG president

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s foreign minister attended Monday the oath-taking ceremony of Nechirvan Barzani as the new president elect of Iraq’s Kurdish region in Erbil. On a trip to Iraq to take part in the swearing-in ceremony of Barzani, the president of Kurdi ...

Opening training courses for teachers in Tabqa and its countryside

SDF Press - 2019-06-10 01:02
Tabqa – The Education Committee of the civil administration of Tabqa opened today its second session in order to prepare and rehabilitate teachers and train them on the modern curriculum planned in primary, preparatory and secondary schools in preparation ...

Turkey’s arms diplomacy

Seth Frantzman - 2019-05-29 14:32
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Recent reports that Turkey transferred arms to Idlib and armored vehicles to Libya show how Turkey’s diplomacy is also one of arming regional allies. In this […] ...