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

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

Sinn Féin: End delaying legislation on presidential voting rights

ANF - 2019-08-04 11:03
Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald has urged the government to “end the delay” in publishing legislation to allow for a referendum on extending presidential voting rights. ...

Sinn Féin: Irish government must seek Unity referendum

ANF - 2019-08-01 08:46
The Irish Government must plan for reunification and seek a Unity referendum in the event of a no-deal crash Brexit, Sinn Féin Uachtarán Mary Lou McDonald has said. ...

Sinn Féin: Government should lead delivery of Irish unity

ANF - 2019-07-28 10:09
Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald TD said that "the government has a responsibility to lead from the front in delivering Irish unity". ...

US: Committed to accelerated and concrete progress on the Manbij

ANF - 2019-07-25 08:19
The US Embassy in Istanbul made a statement about the visit of Special Representative for Syria Engagement and Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, Ambassador James Jeffrey. ...

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. ...

Journalists' Union of Turkey to sue SETA for report on media

ANF - 2019-07-08 11:29
Journalists responded with outrage to the SETA report and the TGS said that they will be in front of Istanbul Çağlayan Courthouse with the blacklisted journalists and file a criminal complaint against the report today. ...

Greek right wing party set to win elections

ANF - 2019-07-07 21:59
Greece’s opposition conservatives were on track to return to power by a landslide on Sunday, early results showed. ...

Iran to further scale back commitment on nuclear deal

ANF - 2019-07-07 10:26
Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal. ...

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. ...

Pressure and threats against Kurds rise in France

ANF - 2019-07-02 14:25
A collective of political organizations, trade unions and NGOs in France will hold a rally on Saturday against increasing threats against Kurdish representatives. ...

Iran: 11 Kurdish Porters Killed or Injured in June

BAS News - 2019-07-01 14:13
ERBIL — At least 11 Kurdish porters (better known as Kolber in Kurdish) were killed or injured on the borders between Iran and Kurdistan Region during the month of June, a monitoring group said. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights released a monthly rep ...

PKK Sends Death Threat to Kurdish Journalist in Moscow

BAS News - 2019-07-01 11:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has threatened to kill a Kurdish journalist living in Russian capital. Hazhar Shamil wrote on his Facebook on Monday that he has received death threats from the PKK. “PKK threatens to kill me… I have to clan [to sup ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Vote on Summer Recess Postponement

BAS News - 2019-06-30 10:47
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is set to convene today and vote on a postponement to its summer recess to help the formation of the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Region. According to the parliament bylaw, the summer recess begins on 1st July and last ...

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. ...

Baneh Pajin Association reacted to the killing of horses on the borders of Kurdistan

Kurdpa - 2019-06-21 11:24
Kurdpa Agency: the Baneh Pajin Association calls for taking legal action against those who are killing the horses of tradesmen in Kurdistan. ...