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Kurdistan turco. La pace possibile 0

Striscioni, urla, insulti. Il parlamento turco lo scorso 10 novembre si è trasformato in una sorta di ring. All’ordine del giorno l’annuncio ufficiale, per molti versi storico, da parte del ministro degli interni Besir Atalay della cosiddetta “iniziativa kurda”, ovvero il pacchetto di misure messe a punto dal governo per “risolvere” la questione kurda. Il ministro Atalay non è riuscito a pronunciare che poche parole prima di essere letteralmente travolto dagli insulti e dalle urla dell’opposizione.

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No satellites permitted in kurdish cities

  Iranian security forces have in Kurdish towns deliberately destroyed satellite installations on the Iraqi border, seemingly with the object of preventing the reception of foreign TV and radio stations. This was reported on Tuesday by the Society for Threatened

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ERDOGAN MEETS DTP

  For the Prime Minister Erdogan, “it’s been a very, very important meeting. We’re in the middle of a process. I believe this meeting has increased our hopes for the future.” For the co-secretary of DTP, Ahmet Turk, “it’s been

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MAKING PEACE/ GERRY ADAMS 0

TOWARDS A UNITED IRELAND –

The single most important issue facing the people of Ireland and Britain is the achievement of Irish unity and the construction of a new relationship between Ireland and Britain based on equality. Economic crises, however severe, will come and go. Governments will come and go, but for more centuries than any of us care to contemplate Britain’s involvement in Ireland has been the source of conflict; partition, discord and division; and
great hurt between the people of these islands.The peace process has delivered an end to conflict and that is to be welcomed and applauded. But the underlying cause of conflict persists – the British government’s claim of jurisdiction over a part of Ireland. It is this denial of the Irish people’s right to self-determination, freedom and independence that is the core outstanding issue that must be resolved. Sinn Féin is initiating a conversation this week in Westminster about achieving this. Sinn Féin believes that a national representative democracy in a sovereign reunited Ireland is desirable, viable and achievable in this generation through peaceful and democratic methods.

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FROM PRISON/Free Guler Zere 0

Guler Zere is 37 years old. She has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for membership of a turkish left organization. When she was in Elbistan prison she was diagnosed with a cancer in her mouth and neck. Today

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Elections with surprise 0

The most interesting result of the 25th July 2009 election in Iraqi Kurdistan is that the new parliament is certainly more coloured than the previous one, and there is hope that it will be able to produce more opposition, that

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Itsasoaren Alaba: il film di Josu Martinez in Italia – date 0

Haize aveva un anno quando suo padre, Mikel Goikoetxea, “Txapela”, rifugiato basco di 27 anni venne ucciso nel 1984 dal gruppo paramilitare GAL, nel Paese basco in Francia. Haize ripercorre la vita di suo padre attraverso la testimonianza di chi

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Maialen fa storia: una donna vince il campionato dei bertsolari 0

Otto ore con gli occhi incollati al palco per ascoltare gli otto finalisti del campionato dei bertsolari, ovvero i cantastorie baschi. Alla proclamazione di Maialen Lujambio campionessa il Bec di Bilbao pieno all’inverosimile (ventimila persone) è esploso. Maialen infatti è

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Terremoto a Haiti: non è una questione ideologica 0

Haiti: non è una questione ideologica Il terremoto a Haiti impone scelte immediate, e a medio e lungo termine che si basino in questo caso sulla memoria storica. Scelte immediate per l’immane distruzione che il terremoto ha provocato. L’aiuto e

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Haiti: Washington impone la sua autorità2 0

Washington consolida la sua autorità ad Haiti nonostante le critiche. Gara Gli Stati Uniti continuano ad imporre la loro legge ad Haiti. Oltre a pattugliare le strade di Port au Prince, l’esercito ha ordinato ai giornalisti stranieri di andarsene dall’aeroporto

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