Iraq’s Kurdistan region to hold legislative, presidential polls on September 30

Nechirvan Barzani, the prime minister of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), speaks during an electoral rally for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Erbil, the capital of the northern Iraqi Kurdish semi-autonomous region on April 29, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Nechirvan Barzani has set September 30 as the date […]

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Four Turkish opposition parties form parliamentary coalition to challenge Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan party

Muharrem Ince, Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) candidate for the upcoming snap presidential election, greets supporters as he starts his campaign in Ankara, Turkey, May 4, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) Four Turkish opposition parties have announced the forming of a coalition in an attempt to challenge Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan party in […]

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Inner circle of ailing US Senator John McCain invite Vice President Mike Pence, not Donald Trump, to his funeral

File photo of ailing US Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona who has been diagnosed with brain cancer People close to veteran Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona have reportedly informed the White House that they plan to invite Vice President Mike Pence to the ailing senator’s eventual funeral rather than President Donald Trump. However, […]

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Russian police arrest opposition leader Alexei Navalny, supporters during unsanctioned anti-Putin protest

Russian police forces have arrested opposition leader Alexei Navalny during unsanctioned rallies against President Vladimir Putin’s fourth term. Navalny, his ally Nikolai Lyaskin and a number of their supporters were detained upon joining an anti-Putin rally in Moscow on Saturday. Monitoring group OVD-Info said that over 1,000 people were arrested across the country. In Moscow, an unsanctioned protest […]

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