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U.S. alarmed at arrests in Turkey, France worried about detention of Osman Kavala

nsnbc : U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has said the arrest of the prominent activist and businessman Osman Kavala More...

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Deadline expired: Madrid on collision course with Barcelona

nsnbc : Spain’s federal government in Madrid has insisted that it will suspend Catalonia’s autonomy after the Catalan government More...

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UN urges Iran to halt execution of Amirhossein Pourjafar, who was sentenced to death when he was 16 years old

nsnbc : United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday urgently appealed to Iran to halt today’s execution of Amirhossein More...

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UN Security Council expressed concern about situation in Kirkuk

nsnbc : The United Nations’ Security Council, on Wednesday, expressed concern over recent reports of violence in and near the More...

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Iranian court converts death sentence for blashemy to unspecified number of years in jail

nsnbc : An Iranian court, on October 17, converted a death sentence for Soheil Arabi to an unspecified number of years behind bars. More...

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Turkey tries to redicule German police for building rapport with pro-Kurdish protesters

nsnbc : Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman for Turkey’s presidency attempted to denigrate German police in Frankfurt after police there, More...

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U.S. upholds emergency over Colombian drug traffickers

nsnbc : The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump prolonged the state of emergency, first imposed in 1995, declaring the risk More...

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Mozambique to discuss future of oil and gas projects with international partners

nsnbc : Mozambique’s National Hydrocarbons Company (ENH) announced that the government will host an international meeting analyzing More...

Islamist terrror hordes against Kurds: Turkey’s armed forces started “reconnaissance” in Syria’s Idlib province

Turkish troops in Idlib on reconnaissance before the main deployment.

nsnbc : The General Staff of Turkey’s Armed Forces announced that it has launched reconnaissance activities in the de-confliction zone established in Syria’s Idlib More...

Foreign powers behind violence in Myanmar

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Foreign powers, including Bangladesh, foreign terrorist organizations including Harakah al-Yaqin, Harukat-ul-Jihad-ul-Islam, Afghanistan’s Taliban More...

Chief of Iran’s Expediency Discernment Council claims Iraqi Kurdish independence leads to war

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nsnbc : Mohsen Rezaei, the head of Iran’s powerful Expediency Discernment Council, appointed by Iran’s Supreme Leader, warned Iraqi Kurds about the likelihood of a More...

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Celebrating YPG / YPJ in Raqqa rub Washington’s and Ankara’s noses with giant Öcalan banner

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Syrian Kurdish YPG and YPG as well as other allied groups celebrated the liberation of Raqqa, delivering speeches in front of a giant banner showing More...

Russian troll factory uses good-old Soviet-style subversion

nsnbc : The activities of the Kremlin’s troll factory up to the 2016 U.S. elections included stoking racial tensions, funding activist campaigns and organizing street flash More...

Spanish Cabinet holds emergency meeting on Catalonia on Saturday

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nsnbc : The central government of Spain is holding an emergency Cabinet meeting Saturday to deal with the political crisis More...

JIT published new photo of Buk 332 linked to downing Malaysian MH17, calls for witnesses

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nsnbc : The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH14 in eastern More...

Airbus A330neo_Toulouse_France_Oct 2017_Maiden flight First Airbus A330neo lifted off from Toulouse on maiden flight

nsnbc : The first A330neo made by European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has lifted off from Toulouse...

al-Sulaymaniyah Airport_KAR_Iraq Flight ban imposed by Baghdad costs Kurdish airport USD60.000 daily

nsnbc : The international flight ban imposed by the federal government of Iraq on airports in...

Kam Air_Afghanistan_archives Afghanistan’s Kam Air opened route between Mazar-e-Sharif and Delhi

nsnbc : Afghanistan’s Kham Air, on October 2, opened a new daily route between Mazar-e-Sharif and Delhi...

U.S. upholds emergency over Colombian drug traffickers

Major drug bust in Colombia 2017 - This patch of cocaine was ready to be shipped to Spain.

nsnbc : The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump prolonged the state of emergency, first imposed in More...

No evidence that Iraq plans to attack Kirkuk or other areas in Kurdistan: U.S. Maj. Gen. Robert P. White

nsnbc : U.S. Maj. Gen. Robert P. White, the top U.S. ground commander leading the anti-Islamic State coalition in Iraq on..

Hard to believe Paddock could have carried out the massacre on his own: Las Vegas Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo

nsnbc : Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo said it is crucial to talk to anyone who knew gunman Stephen..

Turkish reporters Duygu Erol and Habibe Eren, held by Anti-Terror Branch in Ankara, expected in court on Monday

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nsnbc : Three of the five journalists arrested during early morning raids on Friday were released on Saturday More...

Celebrating YPG / YPJ in Raqqa rub Washington’s and Ankara’s noses with giant Öcalan banner

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Syrian Kurdish YPG and YPG as well as other allied groups celebrated the liberation of Raqqa,..

Syrian Democratic Forces celebrate complete liberation of Raqqa

nsnbc : The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Command held a press conference to officially announce the complete liberation of Raqqa from..
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Belgium to revoke concession for Grand Mosque over extremism and lack of transparency

nsnbc : Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon has said that the concession for the Grand Mosque in Brussels’ Jubelpark is to..
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Greenpeace sends Belgian ministers notice of default over air pollution

nsnbc : The environmental NGO Greenpeace has sent a notice of default about air quality to the Flemish and Walloon Environment Ministers..
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Opioid epidemic causing rise in hepatitis C infections and other serious illnesses

Thomas J. Stopka (TC) : Many Americans now know that, over the past decade, opioid addiction and deaths from opioid overdose..