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Tokyo governor asks bars, restaurants to shut early amid COVID-19 spikeYahoo - 2020-11-25 23:51
Protestors call on mayor, governor to save Chicago's Mercy HospitalYahoo - 2020-11-25 15:51
Senator-elect Mark Kelly meets with Governor Ducey, discuss issues, COVID the priorityYahoo - 2020-11-25 01:33
New Jersey governor on Thanksgiving travel fears amid COVID-19 surge, federal stimulusYahoo - 2020-11-24 20:35
Governor Wolf sounds alarm on ICU hospital bed availability in PennsylvaniaYahoo - 2020-11-24 12:03
Father of New Hampshire Governor Sununu to Benefit from Mining in Zangelan with NK Ceasefire - The Armenian Mirror-SpectatorMirrorspectator - 2020-11-24 08:32
Trump supporters rally in Georgia as Governor Kemp calls for new hand recountYahoo - 2020-11-23 03:13
Erbil governor dies of coronavirus; his 'legacy of service will endure,' PM Barzani saysAl Monitor - 2020-11-23 00:38
Wisconsin governor renews mask mandateYahoo - 2020-11-22 23:49
Turkey’s Foreign Minister offers condolences to Kurdistan Region President on the passing of Erbil GovernorPresidency of Kurdistan - 2020-11-20 19:02
President Nechirvan Barzani extends condolences on the passing of Erbil Governor Dr. Firsat SofiPresidency of Kurdistan - 2020-11-19 18:10
Kurdistan Region President leads mourners in receiving the body of the late Erbil GovernorPresidency of Kurdistan - 2020-11-19 18:10
Erbil governor Firsat Sofi dies of coronavirus in hospital in TurkeyE-Kurd - 2020-11-18 20:50
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,—The governor of Erbil, Firsat Sofi Ali, 42, has died of coronavirus at a hospital in Ankara, Turkey on Wednesday. Sofi, contracted the virus on October 19,2020 and as his condition deteriorated, he was flown to Turkey ...
Dr. Najmaldin Karim rememberedJustice for Kurds - 2020-11-18 18:13
‘Neurosurgeon from Maryland’ credited with bringing peace and normalcy to Kirkuk; played key role in starting US-Kurdish dialogue ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Dr. Najmaldin Karim, former Governor of Kirkuk—where he was born and raised—and a tireless advocate fo ...
Statement from the KRG on the death of Dr. Firsat Sofi, Governor of ErbilKurdistan Regional Government - 2020-11-18 18:09
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - The Kurdistan Regional Government today issued the statement below expressing its deepest condolences at the... Continue reading ...
Erbil governor Firsat Sofi dies of coronavirus | Rudaw.netRûdaw - 2020-11-18 11:42
Second Turkish governor bans Kurdish-language play | AhvalAhvalnews - 2020-11-13 20:25
Turkish president fires central bank governor as lira fallsRûdaw - 2020-11-08 01:49
07/11/2020 Erdogan ousts central bank governor after steep lira slideESTA - 2020-11-07 15:29
Kurdistan Region President delivers a speech at the reception of Dr. Najmadin Karim’s bodyPresidency of Kurdistan - 2020-11-07 06:02
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region, November 6, 2020 In an official ceremony held at the Erbil International Airport to receive the body of the late Dr. Najmadin Karim, the former governor of Kirkuk, Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani delivered a speech ho ...
Former Kirkuk governor Najmaldin Karim buried in... | Rudaw.netRûdaw - 2020-11-06 21:03
Iraq Kurdish ex-governor dies in USThenews - 2020-11-01 02:29
Wanted for graft, Kirkuk ex-governor Dr. Najmaldin Karim dies in U.S. at 71E-Kurd - 2020-10-31 20:49
KIRKUK,— Former Kirkuk governor Dr. Najmeddin Karim, who was forced to quit for organising a referendum in defiance of Iraq’s federal government and wanted for corruption, died on Saturday, his family said. Aged 71, Karim passed away at dawn in a hospital ...
Ousted former governor of Iraqi city of Kirkuk dies in Washington | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2020-10-31 18:22
Iraq Kurdish ex-governor wanted for graft dies in US | Macau BusinessMacaubusiness - 2020-10-31 18:14
Michigan Armenian Business Roundtable with Senate Candidate James and Governor Christie - The Armenian Mirror-SpectatorMirrorspectator - 2020-10-31 17:35
Former Kirkuk governor Najmaldin Karim dies at 71... | Rudaw.netRûdaw - 2020-10-31 15:24
31/10/2020 Former Kirkuk governor Najmadin Karim died of stroke: his officeESTA - 2020-10-31 10:08
Ousted Kirkuk governor Dr. Najmaldin Karim suffers a stroke: officeE-Kurd - 2020-10-28 23:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— The former governor of Kirkuk Dr. Najmaldin Karim had suffered a stroke and was hospitalized earlier in the week, Karim’s office said in a statement on Wednesday. According to the statement, Karim remains under medic ...
Court doesn’t lift ban on Kurdish play, requests defense from sub-governor’s office - Ferid Demirel - englishBianet - 2020-10-28 10:41
Governor bans Istanbul’s first municipal-backed Kurdish play | AhvalAhvalnews - 2020-10-28 00:17
Iraq arrests ex-governor for multi-million dollar graftRûdaw - 2020-10-20 08:45
Kurdistan Region President receives Governor of KarbalaPresidency of Kurdistan - 2020-10-16 08:51
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, October 15, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received the Governor of Karbala, Mr. Nsaif Jassim Al-Khattabi in Erbil on Thursday. At the meeting, Governor Al-Khattabi shed light on the general situation in the Gov ...
Iran Central Bank governor expects Washington to up economic pressure as US election nearsRûdaw - 2020-10-14 17:37
Sub-governor’s office bans Kurdish theater play to be hosted by İstanbul City Theaters - Ferid Demirel - englishBianet - 2020-10-14 07:32
12/10/2020 Iranian central bank governor in Baghdad for talks with Iraqi officialsESTA - 2020-10-12 10:20
Khabarovsk: Police in Russia's far east break up anti-Kremlin protestsBBC - 2020-10-11 00:05
The far eastern city of Khabarovsk has seen months of protests after a popular governor was detained. ...
Mosul not getting the funds needed to rebuild: Nineveh governorRûdaw - 2020-10-10 06:22
09/10/2020 Plot to kidnap Michigan governor thwarted; 13 arrested, officials sayESTA - 2020-10-09 11:19
Ban on actions extended for 15 days in BatmanANF - 2020-10-06 19:45
Permission from the Governor’s Office is required for any event to be held in the city of Batman. ...
Trustee in Kars dissolves city councilANF - 2020-10-04 18:08
The governor appointed as trustee to the Municipality of Kars has dissolved the city council and the certificates of the council members have been declared invalid. The Kurdish language Twitter account of the former HDP administration has been closed. ...
Trustee celebrates seizure of the municipality with prayerANF - 2020-10-03 15:33
After his appointment as trustee in Kars, Governor Türker Öksüz moved into the city hall with an army of bodyguards and blessed the "conquest" of the city with Friday prayers as his first official act. ...
Turkey removes elected Kurdish mayor over 2014 Kobani protestsE-Kurd - 2020-10-03 06:46
ANKARA,— Turkey on Friday removed a pro-Kurdish party mayor after his arrest over deadly 2014 protests, replacing him with a state-appointed governor as part of a broader crackdown against the leftist group. The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) mayor of Ka ...
Our hearts break with Armenians across the world – California Governor – Public Radio of ArmeniaArmradio - 2020-09-30 22:02
Kurdish militant attack kills four in southeast Turkey: governor's office | ReutersReuters - 2020-09-29 18:34
Erbil Governor Dr. Firsat Sofi One year history of working as a governorHawlergov - 2020-09-26 21:22
Governor bans actions and activities in Van for 16 daysANF - 2020-09-22 08:38
The Governorship of Van banned any action or activity to be held in the city for 16 days. ...
21/09/2020 Railway line to be built between Iraq’s Mosul and Turkey: Nineveh governorESTA - 2020-09-21 14:05
Governor's ActivitiesHawlergov - 2020-09-17 08:18
Panama governor stopped in car with 79 drug parcelsBBC - 2020-09-16 01:30
Erick Martelo, one of two people held by police after a tip-off, has since been removed from office. ...
Court summons, travel ban for Kirkuk governor for... | Rudaw.netRûdaw - 2020-09-15 14:43
15/09/2020 Iraqi commission of integrity issues travel ban for Kirkuk governorESTA - 2020-09-15 13:19
Outlook for Saudi economy remains uncertain, says central bank governor | Banking – Gulf NewsGulfnews - 2020-09-09 15:34
'We live in a land of genocide'ANF - 2020-09-06 09:22
Sixteen seasonal workers from Mardin Mazıdağı were attacked by employers in Sakarya. Sakarya Governor's Office said in a statement denied that there are racist attacks in Turkey as always. ...
Idlib: At least 33 Turkish soldiers killed in an air attack by Syrian regime, Turkish governor says - CNNCNN - 2020-09-05 21:57
All events banned in Urfa for 30 daysANF - 2020-09-05 10:51
The ban doesn't cover the events to be considered appropriate by the governor and district governors. ...
Jacob Blake: Trump visits Kenosha to back police after shootingBBC - 2020-09-02 00:04
The president takes his law-and-order message to a troubled Wisconsin city, spurning the mayor and governor. ...
Congratulations, Governor, your application for pandemic unemployment assistance has been approved!AEI - 2020-08-28 00:06
The PUA program may be historic in its susceptibility to fraud and abuse. In Arkansas, scammers even attempted to claim the identity of Governor Asa Hutchinson in order to access PUA benefits. The post Congratulations, Governor, your application for pande ...
Van Governor defends ban, targets ANFANF - 2020-08-25 08:39
Van Governor M. Emin Bilmez said about the ban going on for 4 years: "Look at the news of the ANF, and you will understand why we are implementing this ban." ...
Kenosha shooting: National Guard deployed after black man shotBBC - 2020-08-25 00:00
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers deploys troops after police shot a black man in the back on Sunday. ...
Inquiry into police malpractice in femicide case blocked by governor's office - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2020-08-21 03:59
Banque du Liban governor holds millions in UK assets: Anti-corruption watchdog | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-08-14 16:46
Governor in Urfa issues ban on actions for 30 daysANF - 2020-08-07 09:28
All outdoor activities such as marches, meetings, press releases, sit-in and information stands in Urfa have been banned for 30 days. ...
Lieutenant Governor Condemns KZV Vandalism, Azeri Attack on Armenia | Asbarez.comAsbarez - 2020-08-06 23:26
Van governor extends ban on actions for another two weeksANF - 2020-08-06 09:10
The ban on actions and activities that has been going on for 1, 354 days in Van was once again extended. ...
The Latest: Mississippi governor sets statewide mask order – WEEKWEEK - 2020-08-05 10:34
The Latest: Japan governor touts gargling product for virus - WFMJ.comWFMJ - 2020-08-05 10:34
2 Iowa schools rebuff governor's return to school demand; Minnesota moves high school football to spring | Daily ChronicleDaily Chronicle - 2020-08-05 09:24
California Governor condemns vandalism against Armenian school in San FranciscoNEWS - 2020-08-04 12:02
California Governor condemns vandalism at Armenian school in San Francisco – Public Radio of ArmeniaArmradio - 2020-08-04 00:29
Antep Governor issues a 7-day on actions and activitiesANF - 2020-07-29 08:49
The Antep Governorate issued a 7-day ban on actions and activities across the city on the grounds of coronavirus. ...
Jay Inslee, Washington State Governor, Accuses Donald Trump of ‘Fomenting Domestic Rebellion’Thedailybeast - 2020-07-26 08:29
CDK-S: Hagia Sophia decision is continuation of Lausanne TreatyANF - 2020-07-24 10:58
Hagia Sophia is ready to reopen as a mosque with a Friday prayer today, Governor of Istanbul Ali Yerlikaya has confirmed. ...
Strict safety rules before Friday prayer in Hagia SophiaANF - 2020-07-23 19:05
On Friday Hagia Sophia in Istanbul will be inaugurated as a mosque. Strict security measures are in place, visitors should bring "a mask, prayer rug and patience", demands the Istanbul governor. ...
Sergei Furgal protests: Putin picks new governor after murder allegationBBC - 2020-07-21 01:14
Governor Sergei Furgal of Khabarovsk has been replaced, after his arrest sparked mass demonstrations. ...
Nigeria's Zamfara state offers repentant bandits cows for AK-47sBBC - 2020-07-18 01:45
Zamfara state's governor uses an original ploy to deal with a recent wave of bandit attacks. ...
Governor bans people activities in 22 areas in ŞırnakANF - 2020-07-14 10:09
The Turkish state imposed a three-day ban on 22 areas between Şırnak center, Cizre and Silopi provinces. ...
Colorado Governor Signs Genocide Education Bill Into Law | Asbarez.comAsbarez - 2020-07-10 01:10
Governor signs Holocaust and genocide education bill - IJN | Intermountain Jewish NewsIJN - 2020-07-10 00:16
Government institutions in Sulaimani to resume operations next week: governorESTA - 2020-07-09 14:34
Dr. Ali Tatar Nerway is sworn in as Dohuk’s new GovernorPresidency of Kurdistan - 2020-06-30 00:20
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, June 29, 2020 The new governor of Dohuk, Dr. Ali Tatar Nerway, was sworn in today and took the oath of office before Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani. In a meeting following the ceremony, President Nechirvan Barzani co ...
Democratic governor gives right-wing response to Trump State of the Union address - World Socialist Web SiteWSWS - 2020-06-29 13:38
Kurdish militant attack kills four in southeast Turkey: governor’s office | WIBQWibqam - 2020-06-18 17:37
Kurdish militant attack kills four in southeast Turkey: governor's office | World | News | SaltWireSaltwire - 2020-06-18 15:47
Police obstruct the HDP March for Democracy in HakkariANF - 2020-06-15 15:05
The March for Democracy organised by the HDP and about to kick off in Hakkari was obstructed by the police as per decision of the Governor's Office. ...
Leaked Document Proves Kirkuk Governor Officially Ordered Expulsion of KurdsGulan Media - 2020-06-13 00:08
Governor Newsom deploying National Guard to help food banks | KMPHKMPH - 2020-06-07 01:41
Urfa Governor once again bans actions and activities for 30 daysANF - 2020-06-06 10:25
Urfa Governorate banned actions and activities for 30 days in the city centre and districts. ...
NY Governor Cuomo: 'How did we get to this place?'BBC - 2020-06-06 01:28
Mr Cuomo shared a video from Buffalo in which Martin Gugino, 75, is pushed to the ground by police. ...
ANCA-WR expresses concern over Governor Newsom’s refusal to grant parole to Hampig Sassounian – Public Radio of ArmeniaArmradio - 2020-06-05 20:47
Hakkari Governor imposes 15-day ban on actions after MPs' arrestANF - 2020-06-05 10:20
The Turkish state has imposed a ban on actions and activities in Hakkari for 15 days after HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven was stripped of immunity and detained. ...
Grup Yorum reacts to Governor refusing permission for concertANF - 2020-06-04 09:59
Grup Yorum reacted to the rejection of their concert application by the governor of Istanbul. Members of the band had announced they learned of the denial from the Governorate webpage, as no notification had been sent to them. ...
Florida and COVID: Credit where’s it’s due, not where it isn’tAEI - 2020-06-03 01:02
Florida seems to have done a relatively good job of containing the coronavirus pandemic. Governor DeSantis may deserve some credit, but the actions of local governments and individual Floridians also contributed a great deal to the state's success. The po ...
Van citizens say quarantine is yet another torture methodANF - 2020-05-31 11:09
In Van, an increase in the number of coronavirus cases was registered after the governor failed to take adequate measures and allowed condolences tents to be set up. ...
"ISIS Governor of Iraq" killed in airstrike in Deir ez-ZorANF - 2020-05-26 19:22
Al-Jubouri, ISIS official and most prominent aide to the organization’s leader, was also called "Governor of Iraq". ...
Selected Erbil coronavirus restrictions to continue until May 18: governor's officeRûdaw - 2020-05-12 09:03
Erbil governor Nawzad Hadi steps down, former MP... | Rudaw.netRûdaw - 2020-05-10 06:18
Governor chairing AKP meeting symptom of 'party state', opposition MP says | AhvalAhvalnews - 2020-05-09 13:03
Governor says markets in Istanbul to open next MondayANF - 2020-05-09 08:44
The Governorship of Istanbul announced that markets will reopen after being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. ...