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Urgent call for an international response to Turkish military invasion of South Kurdistan

Earlier this morning, between 3 AM and 6 AM local time, the Turkish Armed Forces initiated a large-scale cross-border military offensive in the region of Garê in South Kurdistan (Northern Iraq). Turkish airstrikes targeted the villages of Guzê, Meyrokê, Siyanê, Çemşerîtkê, Yekmalê and Kanîsarkê, and soldiers were dropped into the region with Cobra and Sikorsky helicopters. Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters have been fighting since dawn to repel the invading forces, and heavy clashes are ongoing.

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NATO summit opens in London

Today the leaders of 29 countries gather in London at the NATO meeting. It is the 70th anniversary of the military alliance and its future looks indeed not so clear. The eve of the NATO meeting was marked by the

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What Next in Afrin?

Over a year has passed since the might of NATO’s second largest military machine with its fighter jets overran what had one of the safest regions in a Syria gutted by years of civil war and bloodshed

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WHY WON’T TURKEY TALK PEACE WITH THE KURDS?

Is there not something absurd (if not for the cost in human suffering) in Turkey’s ruling coalition’s deep seated venom for the social and cultural presence of this not-Turkish people?

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MORE BAD NEWS FROM AFRIN?

Turkey and its jihadist allies entered the Kurdish city on March 18, 2018, after 58 days bombing the region’s civilian population with the latest in NATO technology

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Afrin’s New Assailants: Inside the Grey Wolves, The Anti-Kurdish, NATO-Aligned Group

The Grey Wolves were founded exactly 50 years ago in 1968, at the apex of a period of social revolution in Europe and the world

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THE CIZRE REPORT

The report, compiled by the 4 HDP members who visited Cizre for 10 days after the blockade was lifted, collects the narrative from witnesses and attempts to document the list of atrocities perpetrated during the siege

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Il mondo in bilico

La guerra fredda, da tempo riesumata dal Novecento, si appresta a diventare calda. I costi delle guerre, per il solo 2014, vengono quantificati in 180 mila vittime e 14 mila miliardi di dollari

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Russia, China mock divide and rule 0

Washington wants a war in Europe because it is losing the competition with China

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Russia set for support role in China-led Nicaragua canal project 0

Russia and Nicaragua have been discussing Russia’s role in the construction of a canal building project that would connect the Pacific and Atlantic via Nicaragua

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