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Sinn Féin criticised UK government for delaying Assembly election

Sinn Féin criticised UK government for delaying Assembly election

ANF - 2019-07-05 09:42
Sinn Féin Leas Uachtarán Michelle O’Neill criticised the British government decision to bring forward legislation to delay an Assembly election. ...
Sinn Féin criticised UK government for delaying Assembly election - ANF

Kurdiu: The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region reached an agreement on the governor of Kirkuk

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), on Monday announced reaching an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan on a candidate for governor of Kirkuk, revealing new dialogues between Erbil and Baghdad to normalize the situation in the disputed areas ...

UK Parliament Motion to condemn Turkish aggression of Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-07-11 08:41
A motion has been tabled in the UK Parliament to express "grave concern at the Turkish state’s intensified aggression against the people and territory of northern Iraq/southern Kurdistan." ...

Sinn Féin condemned EU inaction on protecting refugees

ANF - 2019-07-10 10:43
Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has condemned EU inaction on protecting refugees attempting to reach Europe. ...

Sinn Féin challenged Unionists over anti-social bonfires

ANF - 2019-07-09 09:53
The leadership of political unionism must do more to challenge and confront the destructive and toxic issue of anti-social bonfires, Sinn Féin Leas Uachtarán Michelle O’Neill has said. ...

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. ...

Kevin Spacey 'questioned by Met Police in US'

BBC - 2019-07-07 01:16
The actor is interviewed under caution over sex assault claims in the UK, a US website reports. ...

Saturday Mothers ask for the whereabouts of the disappeared

ANF - 2019-07-06 17:18
The Saturday Mothers in Istanbul have asked for the whereabouts of six people who were abducted in February in connection with the attempted military coup in Turkey. ...

Lawyers hold 183rd demonstration for Tahir Elci

ANF - 2019-07-05 17:10
Another demonstration was held for Tahir Elci in front of the Diyarbakir Court House protesting the Forensics Institution decision to not issue a new report. ...

Gorran to Finalize Candidates for KRG Cabinet on Friday: Source

BAS News - 2019-07-04 14:26
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) will most likely finalize the list of its candidates for the ministerial posts at the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) by Friday (5th July), said a source. In this regard, party’s National Assembly ...

Political parties in South Kurdistan call for national unity

ANF - 2019-07-02 20:02
Political party representatives said national unity could not be achieved due to the KDP and PUK’s partnership with Turkey and Iran, calling for national unity at a time when Kurdish citizens are massacred, Kurdistan lands are occupied. ...

State of Emergency not over in Van: Ban continues for 952 days

ANF - 2019-06-29 16:32
Official statements claim that the State of Emergency is over, but State of Emergency (OHAL) practices continue in Van with increased severity. ...

Sinn Féin: Last resignation shows extent of Brexit chaos

ANF - 2019-06-28 09:05
Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard has said the latest resignation of a top British government Brexit official shows the chaos of the Tory Brexit agenda. ...

Sinn Féin: Stop legal action against 85-year-old for Irish sign

ANF - 2019-06-22 08:53
Sinn Féin demanded that the proposed legal action against an 85-year-old pensioner in Randalstown, over the erection of an Irish language sign, should be immediately withdrawn. ...

Sinn Féin: Introduce marriage equality in the North of Ireland

ANF - 2019-06-21 09:48
The blockade by a minority of political parties on equality for the LGBT community here is not sustainable, Leas Uachtarán Shinn Féin Michelle O’Neill has said. ...

Running Out of Options in Burundi

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-20 23:24
Talks about ending Burundi’s crisis – sparked by the president’s decision to seek a third term – have fizzled out. With elections nearing in 2020, tensions could flare. Strong regional pressure is needed to begin opening up the country’s political space ...

“Bénder” isimli şiir kitabı için imza günü düzenlendi

Nûpel - 2019-06-07 15:40
2016 yılında yerine kayyum atanarak cezaevinde tutulan eski Erciş Belediyesi Eşbaşkanı Diba Keskin, tutuklu bulunduğu Sincan Kadın Kapalı Cezaevi’nde kaleme aldığı “Bénder” adlı şiir kitabı için imza günü düzenlendi. Erciş Belediyesi tarafından ilçede bul ...

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. ...