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UK Kurdish People's Assembly: We support Kurdish candidateANF - 2019-12-07 15:40
The UK Kurdish People's Assembly said it will support Kurdish and Kurdish-friendly candidates in the British parliamentary elections to be held on 12 December. ...
KCDK-E: Support Kurdish candidates in UK electionsANF - 2019-12-07 15:40
KCDK-E: We support the election of Kurdish candidates Ibrahim Doğuş and Feryal Demirci to the British Parliament. ...
Here’s how defense R&D affects US productivity growthAEI - 2019-11-27 00:02
It's not a natural impulse for politicians to highlight tradeoffs. So when we hear Democratic presidential candidates talk about slashing defense spending on theD side, it's worth asking, "But what do we get for our money?" The post Here’s how defenseD a ...
10 Democratic presidential candidates set for next debate as several others miss cut | KEYECbsaustin - 2019-11-26 06:12
How many people are running for president?AEI - 2019-11-26 00:00
Simply counting the number of Democratic candidates on the debate stage doesn't begin to tell the true story of many candidates are actually running for the nation’s highest office. The post How many people are running for president? appeared first on Am ...
Columnist Richard Fein: Foreign policy questions for Democratic presidential candidatesGazettenet - 2019-11-24 23:23
Democratic debate: Candidates make vows on human rights - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2019-11-21 15:10
She can't vote, but 2020 Democratic candidates want her support anyway [Video]Yahoo - 2019-11-20 14:50
Labour name candidates for key Black Country seats | Express & StarExpressandstar - 2019-11-11 02:50
Millennials wanting to live in a socialist country is like wanting to go to school at HogwartsAEI - 2019-10-29 00:09
Maximum concern would be warranted if 70 percent of millennials said they were likely to vote for candidates who supported Chavismo or Maoism or Marxist-Leninism. But more than two-thirds of that generation saying they are “somewhat likely” or “extremely ...
Education secretary slams 2020 candidates' higher ed plans | WRSPFoxillinois - 2019-10-25 00:21
3 reasons Democratic presidential candidates are right to be skeptical about breaking up Big TechAEI - 2019-10-25 00:02
Some Democratic presidential candidates have been quick to call for the breakup of Big Tech companies, but a few have shown admirable restraint. The cooler heads are right — candidates should not be making antitrust judgments during a presidential campai ...
Readers Write: Felons' right to vote, Warner nature center, the Kurds, climate change denial, presidential candidates' ages - StarTribune.comStartribune - 2019-10-23 14:27
Kurdistan Alliance set for Iraqi provincial elections; list of candidates settledKurdistan24 - 2019-10-21 21:58
Democratic candidates keep finding fresh ways to throw away our money | TheHillThehill - 2019-10-20 00:10
Presidential candidates blast Trump for ‘abandoning’ Kurds in Democratic debate –Rudaw | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-10-17 18:59
Distinctions with no differenceAEI - 2019-10-17 00:01
Taken as a whole, the candidates’ performances reveal an astonishing level of either naiveté or dissembling about the role of the United States in the world. The post Distinctions with no difference appeared first on American Enterprise Institute - AEI. ...
12 Democratic Candidates Take to the Stage in Ohio | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2019-10-16 23:47
Democratic presidential debate: candidates attack Trump's Syria withdrawal, betrayal of Kurds - U.S. News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-10-16 08:51
The Hill's Morning Report - Lawmakers return to work as Dem candidates set to debate | TheHillThehill - 2019-10-14 19:02
US lobbying creates headaches for candidates back homeAl Monitor - 2019-10-14 10:07
Ghannouchi: ‘Tunisia’s future cannot be taken lightly by incompetent candidates’ – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-10-14 07:45
Big plans from presidential candidates can come with big trade-offs and unintended consequencesAEI - 2019-10-09 00:07
Even the most considered economic plans have unintended consequences. Yet politicians rarely display much humility when touting their big ideas. The post Big plans from presidential candidates can come with big trade-offs and unintended consequences appe ...
Tunisian candidates start their presidential campaigns – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-10-06 20:55
Is a brand-new Turkey possible? Candidates and opportunities | openDemocracyOpendemocracy - 2019-10-04 01:00
EU does not see Ukraine, Georgia as potential candidates to join union — statement - World - TASSTASS - 2019-08-13 21:58
Gun control in the spotlight for 2020 Presidential candidates [Video]Yahoo - 2019-08-07 22:06
The Democratic Candidates on Saudi Arabia | Council on Foreign RelationsCFR - 2019-07-31 03:15
Activists Confront 2020 Candidates in Iowa About Drones and WarTruthout - 2019-07-26 17:48
Democratic candidates condemn Trump for tweets about House members [Video]Yahoo - 2019-07-21 23:42
Masrour Barzani submits final slate of Kurdistan cabinet nomineesE-Kurd - 2019-07-08 20:18
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani submitted nominations for ministerial positions to the Kurdistan Parliament on Monday. The list of all candidates has been submitted to t ...
PUK hands over names of its candidates for the positions in the KRGKurdiu - 2019-07-08 20:05
Change Movement hands over the names of its candidates for the KRGKurdiu - 2019-07-07 22:12
Gorran Officially Submits List of Nominees for New KRG CabinetBAS News - 2019-07-07 20:05
ERBIL — Change Movement (Gorran) officially submitted on Sunday the finalized list of its candidates for the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). According to media reports confirmed by Gorran, the party has sent the list if future minist ...
Gorran to Submit List of Candidates for KRG Ministries Within 24 HoursBAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) will send the finalized list of candidates for the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani within the next 24 hours, said MP Jalal Mohammad Amin. Gorran National ...
PUK to Finalize List of Candidates for KRG Ministries TodayBAS News - 2019-07-06 12:49
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership is set to hold a meeting today (6th July) during which the party is expected to finalize the list of its candidates for the ministerial posts at the next cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government ( ...
Gorran leader to select candidates for KRG ministries, submit names within 2 daysKurdistan24 - 2019-07-05 18:52
Gorran Decides on Ministerial CandidatesBAS News - 2019-07-05 16:33
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is almost done with the finalized list of candidates for the ministerial posts at the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Party’s National Assembly convened on Friday to select the candidates from the ...
Democratic candidates defend Kamala Harris from 'racist' attacks by conservatives, Donald Trump Jr. [Video]Yahoo - 2019-07-04 18:12
Gorran to Finalize Candidates for KRG Cabinet on Friday: SourceBAS 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 ...
Democratic debate 2019: Schedule, candidates and what to know ahead of first night [Video]Yahoo - 2019-07-03 07:22
Gorran Meeting to Finalize Ministerial Candidates DelayedBAS News - 2019-06-27 11:48
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) has delayed a Thursday meeting which was supposed to finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts at the next cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government. A senior party member told BasNews on Wednesday ...
Masrour Barzani's office clarifies 'baseless' reports on KRG cabinet candidatesKurdistan24 - 2019-06-26 00:33
Istanbul's candidates in re-run of mayoral election | WFTVWFTV - 2019-06-25 20:54
Istanbul’s candidates in re-run of mayoral electionTherepublic - 2019-06-25 12:13
Masrour Barzani refutes reports on Kurdistan cabinet candidatesE-Kurd - 2019-06-25 10:31
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The press office of Prime Minister-designate of Iraqi Kurdistan region Masrour Barzani released a statement on Monday where it described recent reports about ministerial candidates being chosen and finalized for th ...
The Iraqi parliament vote on the candidates of the Ministry of Interior, Defense and JusticeKurdiu - 2019-06-24 23:18
Masrour Barzani’s Office Rejects Reports on KRG Cabinet CandidatesBAS News - 2019-06-24 19:10
ERBIL — The press office of Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate, Masrour Barzani, rejected on Monday the media reports on several alleged candidates for ministerial posts in the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. “Some local media outle ...
Iraq Finally Appoints Defence, Interior, Justice MinistersBAS News - 2019-06-24 15:53
ERBIL — The Iraqi parliament held a session on Monday during which it approved three candidates to the vacant posts of ministers of defence, interior, and justice. Yasin Yaseri was approved for the ministry of interior and Najah Ali Shamari was given eno ...
Adel Abdul Mahdi handed the names of candidates for parliamentWaar Media - 2019-06-24 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK A MP for the Fatah Alliance Haneen Qado, on Sunday, that Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sent the names of the candidates of the four remaining ministries to the presidency of the House of Representatives, on Monday’s meeting will continue all ...
PUK to Determine Candidates for KRG Cabinet SoonWaar Media - 2019-06-23 22:53
WAAR_DUHOK Patriotic Union of Kurdistan leadership will meet within this week to determine the candidates for ministerial posts at the next KRG’s cabinet. PUK is expected to determine all the candidates and hand them to PM Masrour Barzani, The candidates ...
Democratic Party names its candidates for the new GovernmentKurdiu - 2019-06-23 22:46
Hemin Hawrami on the Kurdistan Region's next parliamentary cabinetRûdaw - 2019-06-23 22:29
Deputy Speaker of the Kurdistan Region's parliament discusses cabinet formation, quotas for female candidates, and working with other parties. ...
Gorran Almost Ready with List of Candidates for KRG CabinetBAS News - 2019-06-23 14:17
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is just about to finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts in the next Kurdistan Regional Cabinet. Kamil Qader, a senior member of the party, told BasNews on Sunday that Gorran will most likely submit ...
PUK to Finalize Candidates for KRG Cabinet Within Days: Leading MemberBAS News - 2019-06-23 12:02
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership is set to hold a meeting next week and finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts at the next Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet, a leading member said. PM-designate Masrour Ba ...
Will the HDP take the third path or the “strategic” one?Rûdaw - 2019-06-22 20:33
Abdullah Ocalan calls on the HDP to choose a "third way" rather than siding with either of the candidates in Sunday's repeat election for Istanbul mayor ...
Istanbul’s candidates in re-run of mayoral electionGulan Media - 2019-06-22 17:05
New York Times Grills Presidential Candidates About Israel’s Human Rights Record | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.comAlgemeiner - 2019-06-21 12:57
HDP will contribute to a new AKP defeat in IstanbulANF - 2019-06-18 11:35
The HDP did not nominate candidates in Istanbul on 31 March, which contributed to the AKP-MHP alliance to lose the elections. ...
Masrour Barzani Committed to Form KRG Cabinet on TimeBAS News - 2019-06-17 19:45
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, the Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region, met with several Kurdish political parties in Sulaymaniyah on Monday to invite them to submit their ministerial candidates. He kicked off the talks with a meeting where he discuss ...
PM Masrour Barzani considers candidates for new KRG cabinetRûdaw - 2019-06-17 11:07
The PM is meeting with PUK, Gorran, and KSDP officials in Sulaimani ...
Istanbul mayor candidates hold first live debate in 17 years | Elections 2018 News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-06-17 10:41
Istanbul mayoral candidates face off in rare debateRûdaw - 2019-06-17 08:54
Yildirim said the March 31 election had been “stolen” from him ...
Kurdistan's PM-designate calls on parties to present candidates for new cabinetKurdistan24 - 2019-06-16 17:31
Istanbul mayoral candidates to debate in rare TV face-offAl Monitor - 2019-06-12 20:25
Tory leadership candidates: the Conservative contenders in the contest to be next Prime MinisterInews - 2019-06-10 06:05
Counting suspended in Ireland following legal disputeANF - 2019-05-28 10:03
Counting has been suspended in Dublin amid a legal dispute over procedure and the technical order of victory of the successful candidates following the elimination of Sinn Féin’s Lynn Boylan. ...
Tory leadership candidates on Brexit: the contenders ranked by how hard a Brexiteer they areInews - 2019-05-25 06:14
Parliament to Elect Kurdistan President Next WeekBAS News - 2019-05-24 14:30
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Parliament is expected to convene next week and elect a new president of Kurdistan Region. The Parliament announce the confirmed presidential candidates last week after weeks of political debate that resulted an amendment to th ...
2020 Election: Grading the candidates' Spanish skillsBBC - 2019-05-20 01:41
Democrats hoping to beat Donald Trump must win backing from Latino voters. Is their Spanish bueno? ...
Kurdistan Parliament announces the names of candidates for the presidency of the regionKurdiu - 2019-05-19 21:57
Parliament released five names of candidates for Iraqi Kurdistan presidencyE-Kurd - 2019-05-19 18:50
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Sunday announced the official names of the presidential candidates. The Kurdish parliament released five names including current Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nech ...
Five Candidates Approved for Kurdistan Presidential Race: ParliamentBAS News - 2019-05-19 13:41
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament announced the names of five candidates running for Kurdistan Region president. According to an official statement by the parliament, Nechirvan Barzani, the current prime minister of Kurdistan, is among the candidates. ...
Five candidates nominated for Kurdistan's Presidency post: ParliamentKurdistan24 - 2019-05-19 12:38
KIU bloc will not vote for the candidates of the presidency of the Kurdistan RegionKurdiu - 2019-05-16 19:04
Tory leadership candidates ranked according to how hard a Brexiteer they areInews - 2019-05-16 07:57
The MEP candidates to watch in the European electionsTelegraph - 2019-05-16 07:57
Candidates spar for European Commission president job - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-05-16 07:57
Turkey’s ruling AKP manipulates election outcomes in Kurdish South-east, leaves municipalities brokeFrederike Geerdink - 2019-05-13 22:33
The big question in the Kurdish-majority municipalities in the south-east of Turkey was whether the candidates for the leftist Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which won the most votes in the local elections on 13 March 2019, would be acknowledged as the ...
Iraqi Kurdistan parliament opens door to nominations of presidential candidatesE-Kurd - 2019-05-12 15:31
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Sunday opened door to nominations of presidential candidates. The parliament’s presidency that includes speaker and its two deputies met on Sunday to discuss the nominations of preside ...
Kurdistan Parliament opens door to nominations of presidential candidatesKurdistan24 - 2019-05-12 10:20
Counting began in the North of Ireland after quiet local electionANF - 2019-05-03 12:49
A total of 819 candidates are running for 462 council seats across eleven different council areas, a decrease from the 893 candidates who sought election in 2014. ...
Pro-Kurdish HDP candidates in Diyarbakır push for recognition after victory at polls |Ahvalnews - 2019-05-02 21:11
NAV-DEM: Support Kurdish and democratic candidates in EuropeANF - 2019-05-01 11:36
The Democratic Kurdish Community Center of Germany (NAV-DEM) called on Kurdish voters to support candidates supporting liberties in the European Parliament elections. ...
Three Kurds Nominated to Iraqi EmbassiesBAS News - 2019-04-28 15:44
ERBIL — Three Kurdish figures are nominated to take offices as new ambassadors and consul generals of Iraq abroad. According to an official document by Iraq’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the candidates will be invited to an interview before being appoin ...
Die Linke candidates to EP call on CPTANF - 2019-04-25 00:02
Candidates for the European Parliament from Germany’s Die Linke called for an immediate end to the isolation imposed upon Ocalan. The candidates issued a joint statement and called the CPT to action to end the isolation in Imrali. ...
2020 candidates talk Trump impeachment [Video]Yahoo - 2019-04-24 00:30
2020 candidates line up behind Armenian genocide bill as US-Turkey relations plummetAl Monitor - 2019-04-24 00:30
Electoral board will not certify Kurdish mayoral candidates previously dismissed by decree | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-04-24 00:21
Twenty-one candidates vying for Iraqi Nineveh Governorship, more expected to join race: OfficialGulan Media - 2019-04-22 14:50
Twenty-one candidates vying for Iraqi Nineveh Governorship, more expected to join race: OfficialKurdistan24 - 2019-04-22 12:00
Turkey’s electoral Council confirms ban on Kurdish elected officialsE-Kurd - 2019-04-19 10:55
ANKARA,— Turkey’s Supreme Electoral Council on Thursday upheld a ban on candidates from a pro-Kurdish party taking office after they won local elections, state news agency Anadolu reported. The council, known by its Turkish initials YSK, last week decide ...
Kirkuk’s Turkmen ready to nominate 2 candidates for governorRûdaw - 2019-04-12 17:28
Pro-Kurdish party slams Turkey ban on elected candidates taking office - Daily TimesDailytimes - 2019-04-11 20:28
Kurdish HDP party slams Turkey ban on elected mayors taking officeE-Kurd - 2019-04-11 16:08
ANKARA,— Turkey’s main Kurdish party on Thursday hit out at electoral authorities for blocking some of its successful candidates from taking office after a March 31 local vote. The Supreme Electoral Council (YSK) on Wednesday ordered that individuals sac ...