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North Atlantic right whales in crisis - and the people risking lives to save them

North Atlantic right whales in crisis - and the people risking lives to save them

BBC - 2019-08-02 01:51
Once hunted to near extinction, North Atlantic right whales are now facing new human threats. ...
North Atlantic right whales in crisis - and the people risking lives to save them - BBC

Corruption, lack of transparency scare German investors from Iraqi Kurdistan: official

E-Kurd - 2019-08-30 16:04
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Corruption and a lack of transparency are the main obstacles preventing German companies from investing in Iraq and the Kurdistan region, according to the head of the German Liaison Office for Industry and Commerce ...

Demos in Freiburg and Bielefeld to support the HDP

ANF - 2019-08-25 11:24
The AKP-MHP seizure of Amed, Van and Mardin municipalities was protested in Freiburg and Bielefeld. ...

Prosecutor investigates schizophrenia sufferer's “ties to terror”

ANF - 2019-08-22 17:38
Schizophrenia patient Firat Koc was detained after being subjected to police torture in Van, and the prosecutor has decided to grant extra time in detention as Koc’s “ties to terrorist organizations were being investigated”. ...

Third day of protest in Cologne against the AKP

ANF - 2019-08-22 09:33
For the third consecutive day protests are continuing in Cologne against the AKP-MHP decision to name trustees in the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin. ...

Police attack against the people in Amed

ANF - 2019-08-19 14:10
The police attacked the march held by the people of Amed to the Amed Metropolitan Municipality building to protest the usurpation of HDP’s municipalities. ...

3 detained in Ankara and Kars

ANF - 2019-08-08 12:18
2 people were detained in police raids in Ankara and 1 in Kars. ...

60 seconds in Ain Issa, Syria

The Global Coalition - 2019-08-07 17:24
"I want to see peace and stabilisation prevail in this place..." The people of Ain Issa, Syria have many hopes and aspirations for their city and country. Spend #60SecondsIn Ain Issa to find out more Article 60 seconds in Ain Issa, Syria Appeared first o ...

HRE: 13 Turkish-backed terrorists killed in Mare and Sherawa

ANF - 2019-08-06 18:25
HRE announced that 13 Turkish-backed terrorists have been killed in a series of actions carried out by their forces in Mare and Sherawa. ...

“The only goal is of Afrin people to return home”

ANF - 2019-08-06 16:15
Shexo Ibrahim from the Berxwedan Camp Assembly founded first in Shehba said: “Refugees from Afrin who live in Shehba and Sherawa organize their lives to return to Afrin, and continue their resistance on this basis.” ...

Islamic State still has 15,000 fighters in Iraq and Syria: U.S. envoy Jeffrey

E-Kurd - 2019-08-02 10:09
WASHINGTON,— The Islamic State group (ISIS) still has nearly 15,000 fighters active across Iraq and Syria, Ambassador James Franklin Jeffrey, the U.S. Special Representative for Syria Engagement and the Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISI ...

ISIS attacked Germiyan checkpoint and the village of Kuleco

ANF - 2019-08-01 10:33
Three public order forces lost their lives and two civilians were wounded when ISIS mercenaries attacked a checkpoint and the village of Kuleco in Germiyan. ...

The Youth and Sports Committee opens a gymnasium in Al-Kasrat

SDF Press - 2019-07-29 18:27
Raqqa – The Youth and Sports Committee opened the Platinum Gymnasium for physical fitness in the Al-Kasrat area south of the Euphrates River. It is the second gymnasium in Raqqa and the first gymnasium south of the Euphrates River after the Youth and Spor ...

The councilor's leader of the Iranian government threatened the Kurdish parties

Kurdpa - 2019-07-28 18:03
Kurdpa Agency: Assistant and Advisor to the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in his speeches in Kermanshah, threatened the Kurdish opposition parties to revenge. ...

Report exposed relations between Turkey and the Islamic State

ANF - 2019-07-27 09:00
The Rojava Center for Strategic Studies (NRLS) published a detailed report on the foreign relations of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization and the Turkish state. ...

Commander of Italian Forces in Kurdistan visited the Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-26 03:19
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 22, 2019, General Forteza, Commander of Italian Forces in Erbil, and Colonel Levato, Commander of KTCC, visited the Ministry of Peshmerga and met with Major-General Qaraman Kamal, Peshmerga Deputy Chief-of-Pesh ...

Benjamin Franklin and the Crisis of the British Empire

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-07-18 18:17
In this talk, Pulitzer Prizewinning historian Walter A. McDougall will explore the nature of the crisis that led to the split between Britain and the colonies between 1763 and 1776, with emphasis on Benjamin Franklin’s role as the colonies’ principal agen ...

Washington Institute: Gorran and the End of Populism in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
After months of back and forth, the leading parties of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)—the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK)—are engaged in negotiations to finalize the cabinet, which must be completed by ...

The Syrian Democratic Forces and the Internal Security Forces dismantle three explosive devices in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-08 02:01
In the framework of its efforts to maintain the security and stability of Raqqa city. The Internal Security Forces in Raqqa, in coordination with the Syrian Democratic Forces, identified the place of 3 explosive devices in different areas of the city and ...