An Iraqi court has ordered the arrest of the chairwoman and two other members of the commission that organised the 25 September vote for Kurdish independence, a judicial official said. The court in Baghdad acted in response to a request from the National Security Council (NSC) headed by the prime[…]
OPINION by Ibrahim Vawda Palestinians are being killed by the militarized terrorist of Zionist Israel as well as the illegal Egyptian government terrorists in their hundreds. Palestinian properties and land worth billions of dollars are confiscated for future illegal settlement construction. On the other hand, India just kills Kashmiris as[…]
Authorities worried about increasingly strident calls for Hong Kong independence are taking no chances ahead of a rare visit from one of China’s top ranking officials, shutting down swathes of the city and reportedly gluing down pavers to quell the prospect of violent protests. Mainland Chinese media have cited the[…]
Separatists took control of Catalonia’s regional government in an election result that could plunge Spain into one of its deepest political crises of recent years, by forcing Madrid to confront an openly secessionist government at the helm of one of its wealthiest regions. A record-breaking number of Catalans cast their[…]
War in South Sudan is worsening with “extreme violence” and growing hunger, rights groups warned Monday, one year since the start of conflict in which tens of thousands have died. Campaigners say South Sudan is locked in conflict, with the bloodshed that erupted in Juba exactly a year ago having set[…]
Scotland has rejected independence in a referendum that leaves the United Kingdom intact but opens the door to wider autonomy following a huge turnout, preliminary results showed Friday. The “No” camp was ahead by 55.42 percent to 44.58 percent for the “Yes” camp with 31 out of 32 local areas[…]
Scotland has started voting in a referendum to choose whether to end the 307-year-old union with England and become an independent nation or stay within the United Kingdom – a decision which could have consequences outside Britain. As polls open in Scotland, most opinion polls and experts say it is[…]
Breaking up is hard to do, especially after 307 years. The entire United Kingdom will find out just how hard if Scotland chooses independence in Thursday’s vote. WHAT’S AT STAKE A Yes vote will trigger 18 months of negotiations between Scottish leaders and London-based politicians on how the two countries[…]
Scottish independence campaigners have found an unexpected source of support ahead of a landmark referendum on the fate of the United Kingdom — Palestinian bagpipers. In a small hall in the occupied West Bank, far from the tussle over Scotland’s future, pipers and stick-twirling drummers burst into action as local scout[…]
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