KDP and PUK Discussed Reactivating Iraqi – Kurdish Parliament Before Independence Referendum

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nsnbc : The two main ruling parties in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) of Iraq, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) discussed reactivating the suspended parliament of the KAR in a way that would best facilitate the process of the anticipated referendum on independence from Iraq and the founding of an More...

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Turkey’s Council of State and Election Board Reject CHP’s Protest over Rigged Referendum

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German Foreign Minister and Kurdish President Barzani exchanged Courtesies

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Iraqi Kurdish PUK, Gorran and KDP in Dispute over Parliamentiary Approval of Referendum

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Turkey blasts OSCE for biased Observation in Referendum: Refers to “Observer with PKK Flag”

nsnbc : Turkish officials have blasted the OSCE and questioned the objectivity of the European monitoring group that Turkey had invited to observe its referendum. Rather than relating to serious procedural flaws More...

“We don’t find that right, we won’t accept this. … The rules cannot be changed while a match is being played. But the YSK has changed the rules right after the polls were closed.”
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By nsnbc On Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Russia – Turkey Agree to Support OPCW Probe into Khan Sheikhoun Chemical Incident, but …

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