Tag Archives: Conflict

#WorldPoli: Turkish Operation Increases Conflict Among Kurds in Iraq – #WorldPolitics

WASHINGTON – In recent weeks, Turkey has intensified its military operation against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) bases in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, leading to skirmishes and increased tensions between two significant armed Kurdish groups in the mountainous enclave. While the possibility of another Kurdish civil war such as …

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#CanPoli: Government must promote peace in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: NDP – #CDNPoli

ST JOHN’S – There are troubling allegations that Canadian military equipment sold to Turkey is being used by Azerbaijan in drones that are targeting civilians in the latest outbreak of the military conflict in the longstanding dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh. “Since Sunday, Armenia and Azerbaijan have already reported hundreds dead and …

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#WorldPoli: Can the Takuba Force Turn Around the Sahel Conflict? – #WorldPolitics

PARIS – Two years after a pan-European military initiative was first proposed to help tackle the Sahel’s Islamist insurgency, the Takuba task force is finally becoming reality, as its first troops arrive amid the coronavirus pandemic, political turmoil and spreading unrest. A group of roughly 100 Estonian and French special …

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#WorldPoli: Why Is Turkey Involved in Libyan Conflict? – #WorldPolitics

WASHINGTON – Turkey and Libya further strengthened their bilateral ties on Thursday in a meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Tripoli-based Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj. During a press conference with al-Sarraj in Ankara, Erdogan said Turkey and Libya have agreed on expanding their ties, including in the Eastern Mediterranean region. FILE – Khalifa Haftar, the …

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#CanPoli: NDP secures all-party support following conflict of interest controversy on government’s COVID-19 Supply Council – #CDNPoli

OTTAWA – After the recent resignation of a member of the federal government’s COVID-19 Supply Council in the wake of a conflict of interest controversy, all parties supported the NDP’s bid to have the Ministers of Indigenous Services and Public Service and Procurement to come to committee to answer growing …

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#WorldPoli: Report: Violence in Mali Could Spread if Land Conflict Not Resolved #WorldPolitics

The ongoing crisis in northern and central Mali and neighboring countries could spill over into the southern part of the West African country if conflicts over land and other natural resources are not addressed, warns an international peace-building group. International Alert (AI), a London-based organization that works on peace building …

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