Showing posts with label flags. Show all posts
Showing posts with label flags. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Turkey will not accept any attempt to declare independence in northern Iraq

Turkey will not accept any attempt to declare independence in northern Iraq and to incorporate Kirkuk into the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said, vowing they will continue to stand with Iraqi Turkmen groups.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Iraqi parliament votes against flying KRG flag in Kirkuk

The Iraqi Parliament on April 1 voted against the decision of Kirkuk Provincial Council to raise the flag of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) alongside the Iraqi flag in the disputed oil-rich city of Kirkuk.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Kirkuk council decision to wave Kurdish flag triggers reaction

A city council in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk has approved raising the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) flag over official buildings, receiving protests from Turkmen and Arab members of the council.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Donald Trump threatens US flag-burners with jail time

US President-elect Donald Trump has threatened to jail people who burn the United States flag, prompting strong rebukes online and concerns about how he would deal with dissidents when he assumes power.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Police detain Catalan mayor in separatist flag row

A Catalan mayor was detained by police in Spain early Thursday morning after refusing to remove the region’s unofficial separatist flag -- the estelada -- from the local town hall.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

La soberanía de Gibraltar tras el Brexit : "Ni en cuatro ni en 4.000 años estará la bandera española en Gibraltar"

El ministro principal de Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo, respondió este jueves al ministro español de Asuntos Exteriores en funciones, José Manuel García-Margallo, que la bandera española no ondeará sobre Gibraltar "ni en cuatro ni en 4.000 años". "Nunca significa nunca. No significa no. El 'brexit' no cambia nada", señaló Picardo en una rueda de prensa.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Turkey hoists its flag on building in Jarablus in new violation of Syrian sovereignty

In violation of the international laws, the Turkish regime under Recep Tayyip Erdogan has established a hospital in Jarablus city, northern Aleppo, and hoisted the Turkish flag on top of it, committing a blatant violation of Syria’s sovereignty.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Syrians react to US flags displayed by PKK/PYD

U.S. flags displayed by PKK/PYD on a customs building in northern Syria for nearly a week has sparked reactions by Syrians who previously lived in the area.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Canadian soldiers in northern Iraq may stop wearing Kurdish flag on uniforms

Canadian soldiers guiding and mentoring Kurdish forces in northern Iraq have been wearing the Kurdish flag on their uniforms in a sign of respect, but that tradition may soon end, CTV News has learned.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Greek authorities arrest two men among refugees on suspicion of ties to ISIS (official)

Two men who claimed to be Syrian refugees were arrested on Tuesday among the incoming refugees at Kos island on suspicion of ties to ISIS, Greek Coast Guard announced on Wednesday.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

UN likely to back raising Palestinian flag

The United Nations is expected on Thursday to allow the Palestinians to raise their flag at its headquarters in New York in a symbolic move highlighting Palestinian aspirations for statehood.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

UN set to back raising Palestinian flag

A draft resolution on raising the Palestinian flag at the United Nations will be adopted next week in time for President Mahmoud Abbas' visit to New York, the Palestinian envoy said Thursday.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Israel opposes Palestinian flag-raising at the UN

Israel Tuesday expressed strong opposition to a draft resolution that would allow the Palestinian flag to be raised at the United Nations ahead of the annual gathering of world leaders later this month.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Palestinians want their flag raised at UN

The Palestinians Thursday asked the United Nations to allow their flag to be raised at the world body ahead of next month's meeting of heads of state.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Taiwan 'regrets' embarrassing Washington with flag-raising

Taiwan on Wednesday (Jan 7) expressed regret at embarrassing its chief ally the United States after a Taiwanese flag-raising ceremony in Washington sparked US criticism and Chinese anger.

Monday, January 5, 2015

China urges US to be cautious on Taiwan-related issues

The United States should be cautious how it approaches Taiwan-related issues, China's Foreign Ministry warned after Taiwan's " Economic and Cultural Representative Office" in Washington held a "flag-raising" ceremony on Jan. 1.

Monday, September 22, 2014

New Zealand's PM calls for flag change vote, pushes to remove Union Jack

New Zealand may vote next year on changing its flag, newly re-elected prime minister John Key said today, as the country looks to assert an identity independent of colonial ties to Britain.
Key's centre-right government was returned for a third three year term on Saturday in a resounding win, promising to continue steady economic management and controls on spending, and possible tax cuts in three years.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Ukrainian forces retake rebel stronghold of Slaviansk (to “raise the government’s flag”)

Ukrainian forces recaptured the separatist stronghold of Slaviansk on Saturday after a military offensive sent pro-Russian rebels fleeing overnight, the country’s president and a rebel spokesman said Saturday.

Ukrainian forces succeeded in raising the national flag over City Hall in accordance with orders from President Petro Poroshenko.

Poroshenko said in an earlier statement that he had commanded the troops to “raise the government’s flag” over the city, which has been under rebel control since early April when they seized its administrative and police buildings.

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