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Take back over 800 ISIS fighters captured in Syria, Donald Trump tells European allies- The New Indian Express

Newindianexpress - 2019-03-19 17:17

European rights court orders Turkey to pay news publisher | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-19 11:08

European rights court orders Turkey to compensate owner of shut-down Kurdish daily - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-03-19 08:51

€2 billion to fast forward the creation of the European Innovation Council - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-03-18 22:00

European Parliament votes to suspend Turkey′s EU membership bid | News | DW | 13.03.2019

DW - 2019-03-17 13:21

NGOs calling on European leaders to urgently take action to end the humanitarian and human rights crisis at Europe’s borders - World | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-03-16 08:51

Russia may leave Council of Europe and European Court of Human Rights | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-03-15 18:07

European leaders must end the humanitarian and human rights crisis at Europe's borders | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2019-03-15 17:33

Ankara fumes as European Parliament votes to suspend EU talks

Al Monitor - 2019-03-15 17:33

Press statement following the 54th meeting of the Association Council between the European Union and Turkey, Brussels, 15 March 2019 - Consilium

Europa - 2019-03-15 17:33

When Iran goes to Iraq: The significance of Rouhani’s trip | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-03-15 08:40

EP: Negotiations With Turkey Shall be Suspended

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2019-03-15 03:21
The European Parliament (EP) has adopted a resolution that suggests the suspension of the accession negotiations with Turkey in its general assembly in Strasbourg. The non-binding resolution was adopted in yesterday’s (March 13) session by 370 votes in fa ...

HDP’s Yagizay: Harshest EP report on Turkey in 14 years

ANF - 2019-03-14 16:45
HDP Representative for the Council of Europe Faik Yagizay and HDP Representative for the European Union Eyup Doru spoke about the report on Turkey which was voted on at the European Parliament yesterday evening. ...

Swedish MP: All countries should object to the isolation

ANF - 2019-03-14 16:45
Swedish MP Bodil Valero visited the unlimited non-alternating hunger strike activists in Strasbourg and said, “All countries, let alone the European Union and its member states, should have objected to this isolation that has continued for years. ...

Swedish Left Party: We must help Kurds who provide our security

ANF - 2019-03-14 16:45
Debates about the future of Swedish DAESH members were accelerated after the SDF seized the last territories in the hands of the mercenaries and US President Donald Trump called for the return of around 800 DAESH members to European countries. ...

EU accession negotiations with Turkey suspended

ANF - 2019-03-14 12:04
The European Parliament adopted Turkey report calling on EU leaders to formally suspend accession talks and show solidarity with Turkey’s democrats. ...

Protests against isolation in four European cities

ANF - 2019-03-14 12:04
Protests and demonstrations against isolation were held in Toulouse, Vienna, the Hague and Stuttgart. ...

From myth to reality: How to understand Turkey’s role in the Western Balkans | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-03-14 06:23

Sweden’s Feminist Initiative proposes EU ministers visit Guven

ANF - 2019-03-14 00:23
The Feminist Initiative party in Sweden proposed that a delegation of European Union ministers visit Leyla Guven, who has been on a hunger strike for over 120 days. ...

MEP visits Kurdish hunger strikers: Your struggle is our struggle

ANF - 2019-03-14 00:23
One of the 14 Kurdish hunger strikers in Strasbourg, Gülistan Ike said that they want the support of the European peoples, especially women and said they are sure of their success as this struggle is for future generations. ...

EU conservative leader offers Hungary a pact on Central European University

Yahoo - 2019-03-13 00:09

The Committee of Ministers will examine the implementation of judgments and decisions of the European Court - 1340th meeting (CMDH) - Salle de presse

COE - 2019-03-13 00:06

The price of disengagement: Syria and the Brussels III conference | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-03-12 19:04

ECHR orders Turkey to compensate owner of closed Kurdish newspaper

Reuters - 2019-03-12 13:36
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ordered Turkey on Tuesday to compensate the owner of a Kurdish newspaper that was shut down in 2016, after finding that criminal proceedings had been "systematically opened" against it. ...

European stocks in positive territory ahead of Brexit votes [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-12 01:34

Diplomatic activity grows as Strasbourg fast reached day 85

ANF - 2019-03-11 20:04
The hunger strikes are a non-violent resistance although often some European countries have borrowed from Turkey the same ‘terror-violence’ discourse when it comes to talk about Kurds. ...

Which European city offers the most for your money? We compared 10 top contenders to find out

Telegraph - 2019-03-11 07:08

America Paves the Way for European Intervention in Syria |

Thetrumpet - 2019-03-08 14:01

European Central Bank offers new monetary policy support to help weakening economy

Yahoo - 2019-03-08 06:34

U.S. Gives European Allies Friday Target to Sign on to Syria Proposal - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-03-08 02:27

MICHAEL WHITE: Whatever happens next week will be dwarfed by what follows | Latest Brexit news and top stories - The New European

Theneweuropean - 2019-03-07 23:39

PRESS RELEASE: Armenophobia as a clear demonstration of Xenophobia

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2019-03-07 21:42
Full video: Conference at the European Parliament : “Armenophobia as a clear demonstration of Xenophobia”. Brussels, 06 March 2019.- On March 6, 2019, MEP Dr. Eleni Theocharous hosted a conference entitled “Arme ...

Unbeaten Kurdish boxer Agit Kabayel impresses in third European title defense

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-07 14:52

Strasbourg resistance: Day 81

ANF - 2019-03-07 07:54
The 14 activists are entering day 81 of their fast and continue to enjoy the support of Kurds and European people. ...

European countries push back on Trump demand to repatriate captured Isis fighters and families | The Independent

Independent - 2019-03-06 22:34

Macron Proposes Reforms For ‘European Renewal’

Waar Media - 2019-03-05 14:03
WAAR_DUHOK French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday proposed a series of reforms within the European Union ahead of EU elections in May. “In a few weeks’ time, the European elections will be decisive for the future of our continent,” Macron wrote in an ...

Protest to end isolation in Stockholm

ANF - 2019-03-03 10:05
Riazat explain why they decided to go on hunger strike to respond to the silence of the European institutions. ...

Mogherini: Steps should be taken for Leyla Guven

ANF - 2019-03-02 12:25
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini responded to Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson’s letter about Leyla Guven. ...

PYD Athens representative visited hunger strikers in Strasbourg

ANF - 2019-03-02 09:28
PYD Athens representative consultant, lawyer Stratos Nikoloudis stressed that hunger strike actions exposed the silence of the European countries and that silence is the expression of the complicity in the concept of war against Kurds. ...

Yazidi genocide discussed at European Parliament

ANF - 2019-02-28 20:41
A conference took place at the European Parliament about the Yazidi genocide. ...

43 academics write to European institutions on Ocalan's isolation

ANF - 2019-02-28 15:08
Ocalan is recognised as their leader by millions of Kurds, and you don’t have to be Kurdish to recognise the huge impact of his ideas in bringing democratic practices to Northern Syria, building bridges between different ethnic groups. ...

‘Stuttgart Life against Isolation Platform’ established

ANF - 2019-02-27 20:51
We call on European institutions to end their silence and take immediate action. We will be in permanent mobilisation until the demands of the activists are met.” ...

Egypt Summit Exposed EU’s Neglect Of Rights: Experts

Waar Media - 2019-02-27 10:29
WAAR_DUHOK Political experts have criticized this week’s EU-Arab summit, which wrapped up Monday evening in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm al-Sheikh. According to experts who spoke to Anadolu Agency, the wide attendance of European representatives at ...

Speaker of Kurdistan Parliament receives representative of European Union office to the Kurdistan region

Perlemanikurdistan - 2019-02-27 08:03

Koc: All should rush to Brussels

ANF - 2019-02-26 14:10
European Kurdish Democratic Society Congress (KCDK-E) Co-chair Yuksel Koc who has been on a hunger strike in Strasbourg, called for strong participation to the central march and rally to be held on February 27 in Brussels. ...

‘Cristiano Ronaldo is Not Doing Well in the Champions League’, Says Italy Boss Mancini

Waar Media - 2019-02-26 11:31
WAAR_DUHOK The 54-year-old also gave his verdict on the Old Lady’s hopes of winning the European title this season. Since his arrival at Turin, Ronaldo has become a source of confidence and inspiration for the entire squad, helping the side to a comforta ...

Hard Brexit Could Wipe at Least 0.5 Percent Off German GDP – BDI

Waar Media - 2019-02-26 11:31
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – If Britain quits the European Union without a deal, that could shave at least 0.5 percent off Germany’s gross domestic product (GDP), the head of Germany’s BDI industry association said on Tuesday. BDI Managing Director Joachim Lan ...

Turkey condemns European parliament committee call to suspend accession | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-26 07:05

Take back over 800 ISIS fighters captured in Syria, Trump tells European allies - The Hindu

Thehindu - 2019-02-25 02:26

European officials reject Trump's call to repatriate IS foreign fighters | SBS News

SBS - 2019-02-24 18:10

Half of the Arab Leaders Are Absent From the First Arab-European Summit

Waar Media - 2019-02-24 14:32
WAAR_DUHOK The Arab-European Summit, hosted by Egypt, will be attended by 21 Arab officials, including Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit, as well as 28 European leaders and officials. According to an Anatolian census based on official media ...

Take back over 800 ISIS fighters captured in Syria, Donald Trump tells European allies - Times of India

Indiatimes - 2019-02-24 12:26

European countries reject calls to repatriate Syria jihadists

Thejournal - 2019-02-24 09:36

EU States Begin Selection Process For New European Prosecutor

Rferl - 2019-02-24 07:13

1st Arab-European summit kick starts Sunday in Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh

Gulan Media - 2019-02-24 00:33

Turkey and European rights court – a parting of the ways | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-23 21:30

Turkish pro-gov’t daily shares Kavala’s top-level European contacts in Gezi indictment | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-23 21:30

Europe should do better on Venezuela | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-02-23 16:31

EU Spends over $55 Million to Help Reconstruction in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-02-22 14:21
MOSUL (UNAMI) — Seeing firsthand the impact of the assistance provided to help the people of Mosul recover from the devastation of the conflict with Da’esh (ISIL), a joint European Union-United Nations delegation toured stabilization and development proj ...

Backstop in Focus at May-Juncker Meeting

Waar Media - 2019-02-21 14:46
WAAR_DUHOK British Prime Minister Theresa May said she stressed the need for “legally binding changes” during her meeting Wednesday with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to ensure the contentious Irish backstop would not be indefinite. F ...

Trump Warns of Auto Tariffs if no EU Trade Deal

Waar Media - 2019-02-21 14:46
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump issued a stern ultimatum to the European Union on Wednesday, warning that if a comprehensive trade pact is not brokered, Washington will tax European car imports. “We’re trying to make a deal. They’re very tough to ...

EU Draft Report on Turkey Unacceptable: Ankara

Waar Media - 2019-02-21 14:46
WAAR_DUHOK The European Parliament’s Committee for Foreign Affairs voted Wednesday to accept a draft advisory report on Turkey, with Ankara calling the document “unacceptable”. The report, which calls for suspending accession negotiations between Turkey ...

European parliament committee calls for suspending Turkey accession talks | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-21 09:31

Strasbourg hunger strikers' call to European public opinion

ANF - 2019-02-20 15:35
"We call on the European community to support our demand, and to insist that relevant institutions and governments take urgent action," said Yüksel Koç on behalf of the hunger strikers in Strasbourg. ...

EU Launches Projects in Erbil to Empower Local Communities

BAS News - 2019-02-20 15:19
ERBIL (UNDP) — Hundreds of thousands of people in Iraq will benefit from two new projects funded by the European Union’s Regional Trust Fund, MADAD. Launched today in Erbil, the projects aim at empowering local communities and improving governance in are ...

European Parliament hears testimonies of blockade victims' suffering

Gulf Times - 2019-02-20 03:30

EU, Belgium Thank Kurdistan for Hosting Nearly 2 Million IDPs, Syrian Refugees

BAS News - 2019-02-19 19:17
ERBIL - The European Union and Belgium have thanked the Kurdistan Region for hosting nearly 2 million IDPs and Syrian refugees and the sacrifices made by the Peshmerga fighters in the past few years. The remarks were made during a meeting of their delega ...

EU chief: UK voting in European election would be a 'joke'

Yahoo - 2019-02-19 13:07

European Leaders Reject Trump's Call to Repatriate Syria Militants | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-02-19 11:12

Burden of victory: What should happen to European ISIL prisoners?

Al Jazeera - 2019-02-19 10:43
Fate of more than 1,000 European ISIL prisoners, detained by Kurdish forces in northern Syria, hangs in the balance. ...

European leaders are angry over Trump’s demands to take back ex-IS citizens from Syria | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Post Gazette - 2019-02-19 09:32

Israeli leaders’ Nazi comments derail European summit

Gulan Media - 2019-02-19 02:41

Don’t abandon us, Syrian Kurds tell Europe

Rûdaw - 2019-02-18 21:29
European powers “have a political and moral responsibility” ...

Erdogan sheds crocodile tears for European Union

Rûdaw - 2019-02-18 20:31

EU Warns of New Sanctions Against Russia Over Crimea

Waar Media - 2019-02-18 13:37
WAAR_DUHOK The European Union may impose new sanctions against Russia over Crimea, the bloc’s foreign policy chief said Monday as March will mark the fifth anniversary of the annexation of the peninsula by the Russian Federation. “There can be decisions ...

Germany, UK and Denmark don't want ISIS members

ANF - 2019-02-18 12:58
Germany, the UK and Denmark have responded to US President Trump, who said European countries should take back the ISIS members captured alive by the SDF and put them on trial, and said they don't want the ISIS members. ...

SDF: Foreign ISIS suspects will face justice in home countries

Rûdaw - 2019-02-18 00:11
Trump called on European nations to take back their citizens held in northern Syria ...

Belgian Minister: safe zones in Syria ‘possible’ as US asks for European support

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-18 00:02

Donald Trump Demands European Allies Take Back 800 Captured ISIS Fighters or "We Will Be Forced to Release Them"

Newsweek - 2019-02-17 17:45
U.S.-backed Kurdish forces are poised to seize control of the remaining ISIS stronghold in Syria. ...

Take back over 800 ISIS fighters captured in Syria, Donald Trump tells European allies -

Moneycontrol - 2019-02-17 16:52

Take Back Over 800 ISIS Fighters Captured in Syria, Trump Tells European Allies - News18

News18 - 2019-02-17 14:22

Trump calls on European allies to take back captured Isis fighters

Irishtimes - 2019-02-17 13:34

Trump requests countries to repatriate foreign ISIS suspects from Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-02-17 12:10
"The United States is asking Britain, France, Germany and other European allies to take back over 800 ISIS fighters ...

Trump tells European allies to take back ISIS fighters | Deccan Herald

Deccanherald - 2019-02-17 10:20

Take back over 800 ISIS fighters captured in Syria Trump tells European allies

Theweek - 2019-02-17 09:52

Trump Calls on European Allies to Repatriate IS Members from Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-17 09:17
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump urged his country’s European allies, including the UK, France and Germany, to take back the hundreds of Islamic State (IS) jihadists captured in Syria. “The United States is asking Britain, France, Germany and other Euro ...

US Urges EU to Withdraw from Iran Nuclear Deal

BAS News - 2019-02-16 14:24
ERBIL — The United States on Saturday called on the European powers to follow Washington’s footsteps in withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Deal. The time has come for our European partners to stand with us and with the Iranian people," US Vice President M ...

US Seeks European Presence in Northeast Syria

Waar Media - 2019-02-16 10:16
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said Friday that President Donald Trump would ask European countries to send troops to establish a buffer zone in northeast Syria along Turkey’s southern border. Graham’s remarks came at the Munich Security Conferen ...

News Wrap: Pence blasts European allies over Iran nuclear deal | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-02-15 06:21

International Peace Delegation met Peace Mothers in Amed

ANF - 2019-02-14 16:02
Peace Mother Havva Taşkıran criticized the silence of the European countries on the Kurdish people and actions. ...

Saudi Arabia ‘Regrets’ its Inclusion on EU Blacklist

Waar Media - 2019-02-14 13:35
WAAR_DUHOK Saudi Arabia on Thursday voiced its “regret” over its inclusion on the EU’s revised list of countries considered to be “high risk” in terms of terrorism financing and money laundering. “Saudi Arabia notes with regret the European Commission’s ...

Best Mediterranean Diet For Weight Loss & Heart Health

Waar Media - 2019-02-13 20:34
WAAR_DUHOK What is the Mediterranean Diet? Mediterranean diet is a healthy way of eating inspired by the cuisines of European countries including Greece, Italy, and Spain. Every diet is different and affects every person in a slightly different way, but ...

EU Adds Saudi Arabia to ‘Dirty Money’ Blacklist

Waar Media - 2019-02-13 14:02
WAAR_DUHOK The European Commission on Wednesday added Saudi Arabia to a blacklist of countries that pose a threat due to failing to crack down on money-laundering and terrorist financing. “The aim of this list is to protect the EU financial system by bet ...

EP United Left members in solidarity with Guven

ANF - 2019-02-13 13:08
European Parliament United Left members started an action in solidarity with Leyla Guven and to uphold her demands. ...

Reports: Real Madrid Counter Barcelona With a €45 Million Bid for Liverpool Target

Waar Media - 2019-02-13 08:07
WAAR_DUHOK Luka Jovic has been absolutely phenomenal in the Bundesliga so far this season. He has outscored the great Robert Lewandowski with 14 goals from just 19 Bundesliga games. As a result, top European clubs like the aforementioned duo and Liverpoo ...

European powers to present cool front at Warsaw summit | US news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-02-12 21:34

European Markets Gain Ahead Of Trade Talks | Markets Insider

Businessinsider - 2019-02-12 11:31

European Court Deals Blow to Human Rights Efforts in Turkey

Voanews - 2019-02-11 23:40

Mitigating Risks for Syrian Refugee Youth in Turkey’s Şanlıurfa

International Crisis Group - 2019-02-11 22:58
Turkey hosts 3.6 million Syrian refugees, half of whom are under eighteen. Despite European aid, tensions are rising as the country strains to accommodate the influx. The answer is smarter integration policies aimed particularly at meeting the needs of v ...

Football: Results in Top 5 European Leagues

Waar Media - 2019-02-11 14:37
WAAR_DUHOK Liverpool in Premier League, Barcelona in La Liga, Juventus in Serie A, Borussia Dortmund in Bundesliga and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in Ligue 1 continue to top their leagues following the latest games in top five European football leagues ove ...
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