The Royal Canadian Mint Marks 50 Years of Progress in the Journey to Equal Rights for LGBTQ2 Canadians With $1 “Equality” Circulation Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint Marks 50 Years of Progress in the Journey to Equal Rights for LGBTQ2 Canadians With $1 “Equality” Circulation Coin

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TORONTO, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — While Canadians’ are known for their strongly held values of diversity, inclusion and equality, for many years, LGBTQ2 Canadians were not treated equally. Today, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to launch a one-dollar circulation coin commemorating 50 years of progress in recognizing the rights of LGBTQ2 Canadians. It was […]

‫تحتفل دار سك العملة الملكية الكندية بمرور 50 عاماً من التقدّم في المسيرة نحو المساواة في الحقوق لمجتمع الميم من الكنديين المُلقّب بـ”LGBTQ2″ مع عملة معدنية من فئة الدولار الواحد موسومة بكلمة “Equality” أي المساواة

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تورونتو، في 23 أبريل 2019 /PRNewswire/ — رغم اشتهار الشعب الكندي بقيمه الأخلاقية العالية التي تشمل التعددية والإندماج والمساواة، فإن مجتمع الميم من الكنديين لم يلقَ معاملة متساوية طوال سنوات عديدة. تفتخر دار سك العملة الملكية الكندية اليوم بطرحها في السوق العملة المعدنية من فئة الدولار الواحد للاحتفال بمرور 50 عاماً من التقدّم نحو الاعتراف […]

APTIL 23 CHILDREN’S DAY: Children ‘Rule’ Turkey for One Day, Take Action to Protect Animals

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Turkey observes the Children’s Day on every April 23, the anniversary of the foundation of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) in 1920.
As part of the celebrations, children “take office” at the public inst…

CHP Chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu Files Criminal Complaint Against Attackers

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Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the Chair of main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), has filed a criminal complaint via his attorney Celal Çelik against the ones who attacke…

Spider-Man™: Far From Home And Doritos® Team-Up For A Global Action-Packed Promotional Partnership

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FANS IN MORE THAN 35 MARKETS AROUND THE WORLD CAN EMBRACE THEIR INNER SUPERHERO WITH THE HELP OF DORITOS AND SPIDER-MAN PURCHASE, New York, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Doritos®, one of PepsiCo’s fastest growing global snacks brands, is putting the power of the “Spidey-Sense” in the palm of consumers’ hands through a global promotional partnership […]

سبايدر مان: بعيدا عن الوطن ودوريتوس تتحالفان في شراكة ترويجية عالمية مفعمة بالأكشن

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الجماهير في أكثر من 35 دولة حول العالم بوسعهم احتضان بطلهم الداخلي الأكبر  بمساعدة من دوريتوس وسبايدر مان بيرتشاس، نيويورك، 23 نيسان/أبريل، 2019 / بي آر نيوزواير / — ستضع شركة دوريتوس، وهي إحدى شركات بيبسي كو العالمية الأسرع نموا للوجبات الخفيفة، قوة ” Spidey-Sense” في راحة أيدي المستهلكين عبر شراكة ترويجية عالمية مع إصدار […]

Supreme Election Council Rejects Objection Against Voting of Discharged People

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The Supreme Election Council (YSK) has rejected the objection of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), which previously applied to the YSK, alleging that it is not legal for the ones discharged b…

Relatives of Convicts File Complaint Against Police After Violent Response to Demo

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The mothers and relatives of the convicts have filed a complaint against the police officers who used violence against them in a demonstration on Friday (April 19).
Attorneys from the Libertarian Lawyers’ Associatio…

Relatives of Convicts File Complaint Against Police After Violent Response to Demo

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The mothers and relatives of the convicts have filed a complaint against the police officers who used violence against them in a demonstration on Friday (April 19).
Attorneys from the Libertarian Lawyers’ Associatio…

Middle East’s sustainability pioneer, Bee’ah, selects Johnson Controls and Microsoft for its office of the future

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Bee’ah’s sustainable headquarters will be infused with artificial intelligence across systems and spaces, including a digital concierge for every occupant and visitor REDMOND, Washington, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On Tuesday, executives from Johnson Controls, Microsoft Corp. and the Middle East’s sustainability pioneer, Bee’ah, announced an agreement to enhance Bee’ah’s new headquarters in Sharjah, United […]

STATEMENT BY HUMAN RIGHTS ASSOCIATION: ‘We Will Celebrate This Year’s Children’s Day with Greta and Her Fellow Friends’

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* Photograph: Ayşegül Özbek / bianet
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The Human Rights Association (İHD) has released a statement for April 23 Children’s Day and said, “We will celebrate this year’s Children’s Day in struggle with Greta Thunberg fr…

STATEMENT BY HUMAN RIGHTS ASSOCIATION: ‘We Will Celebrate This Year’s Children’s Day with Greta and Her Fellow Friends’

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The Human Rights Association (İHD) has released a statement for April 23 Children’s Day and said, “We will celebrate this year’s Children’s Day in struggle with Greta Thunberg fr…

شركة جيريه تطلق حلا جديدا لتطوير الغاز الصخري

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يانتاي، 23 نيسان/أبريل، 2019 / بي آر نيوزواير / — كشفت مجموعة جيريه، وهي شركة تصنيع رائدة لمعدات حقول النفط والغاز، عن حل كهربائي جديد لتطوير حقول الغاز في يانتاي، وهي مقر شركة جيريه، وشاهد الحل الجديد أكثر من 130 من عملاء الشركة، بمن في ذلك ممثلون لشركة سي أن بي سي، سينوبيك، سينووك، كما […]

UnionPay teams up with mainstream institutions in six countries along the Belt and Road

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BEIJING, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On 23th April UnionPay International (UPI) signed cooperation agreements with mainstream institutions from Indonesia, Lao, Thailand, The UAE, and Uzbekistan in Beijing, involving both the traditional and digital issuance of UnionPay cards, and the construction of bank card local payment networks. Meanwhile, UPI also announced that the first major […]

JAC Motors Unveils iEVS4 at Shanghai Auto Show 2019, Sets New Benchmark for Electronic SUV Battery Performance

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SHANGHAI, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — JAC Motors (Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Corp., Ltd.), one of China’s leading auto-makers debuted a new, greener line-up of vehicles and four new engines to audiences at the Shanghai Auto Show this week. Taking the lead was the iEVS4 long-distance, high-endurance EV (electric vehicle), co-developed with Volkswagen, which comes […]

JOINT STATEMENT BY HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS: ‘Vaccine Hesitancy and Vaccine Rejection are not Personal Decisions’

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A group of health organizations have released a statement with the motto “Vaccines are the best presents that you can give to children” and warned the public against the dangers of vaccine hesitancy and vaccine reje…

JOINT STATEMENT BY HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS: ‘Vaccine Hesitancy and Vaccine Rejection are not Personal Decisions’

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A group of health organizations have released a statement with the motto “Vaccines are the best presents that you can give to children” and warned the public against the dangers of vaccine hesitancy and vaccine reje…

Former Police Intelligence Chief Uzun Detained

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Former police intelligence chief Sabri Uzun has been detained for “insulting the president, propagandizing for a terrorist organization and aiding a terrorist organization.”
Ankara Chief Public Prosec…

Former Police Intelligence Chief Uzun Detained

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Former police intelligence chief Sabri Uzun has been detained for “insulting the president, propagandizing for a terrorist organization and aiding a terrorist organization.”
Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office a…

Turkey as a New Destination for Plastic Waste: Fivefold Increase in Import

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Greenpeace East Asia released its report on global plastics trade between the years 2016 and 2018 today (April 23).
Offering an analysis of import and export data from the top…

Turkey as a New Destination for Plastic Waste: Fivefold Increase in Import

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Greenpeace East Asia released its report on global plastics trade between the years 2016 and 2018 today (April 23).
Offering an analysis of import and export data from the top…

CapBridge 1exchange Is World’s First Private Securities Exchange To Leverage Public Ethereum Blockchain And Catalyse Global Liquidity

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Use of Public Blockchain Will Create Potential Global Liquidity Pool – Singapore-based and fully-regulated private securities exchange CapBridge 1exchange will deploy DLT for the trading of private company shares listed on its platform – The private exchange, with its partners ConsenSys and Equiom, will use the public Ethereum Mainnet to empower investors to directly monitor […]

Cumhuriyet Newspaper Case: ‘More Power to Us Inside Jail, More Power to You Outside!’

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“You ask us ‘Do you have hope’ all the time. We don’t have hope. This is a project case, the case to silence the Cumhuriyet. There were always similar lawsuits filed to silence those who have opposing views.”
Lawyer…

Cumhuriyet Newspaper Case: More Power to Us Inside Jail, More Power to You Outside!

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“You ask us ‘Do you have hope’ all the time. We don’t have hope. This is a project case, the case to silence the Cumhuriyet. There were always similar lawsuits filed to silence those who have opposing views.”
Lawyer…

The Region’s Most Exclusive Fine Dining Experience, La Table Krug by Y, Opens at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain

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Led by Executive Chef Yann Bernard Lejard, the restaurant marks the first Krug Ambassade in the Middle East and the fourth exclusive La Table Krug in the world MANAMA, Bahrain, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — From the vineyards of Reims, France, with a heritage dating back to 1843, combined with a master chef that transcends […]

23.5 Hrant Dink Site of Memory: So That Turkey Will Not Forget From Now On…

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After Hrant Dink, the Editor-in-Chief of Agos newspaper, was murdered in front of the former office of the newspaper at Sebat Apartment in Şişli, İstanbul on January 19, 2007, the …

23.5 Hrant Dink Site of Memory: So That Turkey Will Not Forget From Now On…

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After Hrant Dink, the Editor-in-Chief of Agos newspaper, was murdered in front of the former office of the newspaper at Sebat Apartment in Şişli, İstanbul on January 19, 2007, the …

8 People Detained for Attacking CHP Chair Kılıçdaroğlu Released

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Nine people were previously taken into custody as part of the investigation into the lynch attempt against main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Chair Kemal Kılı…

8 People Detained for Attacking CHP Chair Kılıçdaroğlu Released

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Nine people were previously taken into custody as part of the investigation into the lynch attempt against main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Chair Kemal Kılı…

Oil Prices Spike as US Insists All Countries Stop Iranian Imports

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Oil prices reached a six-month high Tuesday after the Trump administration announced it would no longer exempt countries from U.S. sanctions, if they continue to buy Iranian crude oil, a move aimed at imposing a complete oil embargo on Iran.Waivers gra…

Turkey celebrates 99th anniversary of first parliament

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Turkey on Tuesday celebrated the 99th anniversary of the first season of its Grand National Assembly and also National Sovereignty and Children’s Day.Senior politicians, including Parliament Speaker Mustafa Sentop, Republican People’s Party leader Kema…

8 People Detained for Attacking CHP Chair K?l?cdaro?lu Released

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Eight of nine people who were previously taken into custody in relation with the lynch attempt against CHP Chair Kemal Kilicdaroglu at the funeral of a soldier have been released. The period of detention of the person who punched him has been extended….

CHP Chair Kemal K?l?cdaro?lu Files Criminal Complaint Against Attackers

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CHP Chair Kemal Kilicdaroglu has filed a criminal complaint against the group who attacked him during the funeral of a soldier in Cubuk, Ankara. Nine people were detained in relation with the attack and eight of them have been released. Kemal Kilicdaro…

Relatives of Convicts File Complaint Against Police After Violent Response to Demo

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The mothers and relatives of convicts were beaten by the police while they were staging a demonstration to draw attention to the hunger strikes in prisons. Today, they filed a complaint against the police officers. The mothers and relatives of the conv…

Turkey as a New Destination for Plastic Waste: Fivefold Increase in Import

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According to a report released by the Greenpeace East Asia, Turkey’s import of plastic waste from other countries has increased fivefold. Turkey’s import of waste from the UK has exceeded 10 thousand tons as of October 2018. Greenpeace East Asia releas…

Former Police Intelligence Chief Uzun Detained

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Sabri Uzun, the police intelligence chief at the time of Hrant Dink’s murder, has been detained for insulting President Erdogan. Former police intelligence chief Sabri Uzun has been detained for “insulting the president, propagandizing for a terrorist …

Cumhuriyet Newspaper Case: ‘More Power to Us Inside Jail, More Power to You Outside!’

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The defendants of the Cumhuriyet case, whose imprisonment is only “a matter of time” according to their attorneys, have held a press conference, underpinning that the case is not a legal but a political one.”You ask us ‘Do you have hope’ all the time. …

Children ‘Rule’ Turkey for One Day, Take Action to Protect Animals

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On the occasion of the April 23 Children’s day, children “assumed office” at public posts in Turkey. They emphasized the importance of animal rights. Turkey observes the Children’s Day on every April 23, the anniversary of the foundation of the Grand N…

Turkey: Eight ‘Cumhuriyet’ journalists face imminent return to jail

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This statement was originally published on freeturkeyjournalists.ipi.media on 23 April 2019.Eight defendants in the trial against Turkey’s secular Cumhuriyet newspaper face an imminent return to prison after an appeals confirmation of their jail senten…

Turkey’s Sole Communist Mayor Promises Small Steps to Socialism

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Capitalism is too firmly entrenched in Turkey to be uprooted overnight, according to the country’s sole communist mayor, but small steps to create local jobs and promote cooperative farming can help nudge it along “the path to socialism.Fatih Macoglu, …

President Erdo?an attends April 23rd Session at GNAT

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan watched the Plenary Session at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT) on the occasion of the April 23rd National Sovereignty and Children’s Day. President Erdogan, upon his arrival at the GNAT, was welcomed with an …

‘We Will Celebrate This Year’s Children’s Day with Greta and Her Fellow Friends’

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Releasing a statement on the occasion of April 23 Children’s Day, the Human Rights Association (IHD) has stated that children are asked to celebrate as if it was a real festive day and, as the IHD, they will not be in this unrealistic picture. The Huma…

Turkey: 4 suspects released after attack on CHP leader

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Four suspects detained over an attack on the leader of Turkey’s main opposition party were released late Monday by a court in Ankara on judicial control.The suspects, including a woman, had been taken into custody for allegedly throwing stones at the o…

‘Vaccine Hesitancy and Vaccine Rejection are not Personal Decisions’

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Releasing a written statement, a group of health organizations in Turkey have underlined that vaccine hesitancy and vaccine rejection are not personal decisions, but preferences far from having any scientific basis and, thereby, put the public health i…

China Lashes Out At Washington’s Decision On Iran Oil Sanctions

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Beijing has lashed out at a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil, warning that it will intensify turmoil in the Middle East and in the international energy market.”China firmly opposes the U.S. implementation of unilatera…

China Lashes Out At Washington’s Decision On Iran Oil Sanctions

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Beijing has lashed out at a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil, warning that it will intensify turmoil in the Middle East and in the international energy market.”China firmly opposes the U.S. implementation of unilatera…

Turkey Slams US as Tensions Escalate Over Iranian Sanctions

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U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to end waivers from sanctions for countries importing Iranian oil threatens to further escalate tensions with Turkey.”If there is any individual or entities who are engaging in sanctionable conduct, we will sancti…

President Erdo?an attends April 23 reception at GNAT

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan participated in a reception held at the Honorary Hall of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT) on the occasion of the 99th anniversary of the Parliament and the April 23rd National Sovereignty and Children’s Day. P…

President Erdo?an attends April 23rd International Children’s Festival

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the April 23rd International Children’s Festival held by the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) at the Bestepe Culture and Convention Center of the Presidential Complex. Delivering a speech at the pro…

Sri Lanka falls silent for victims of Islamist attack

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Sri Lanka began a day of national mourning Tuesday with three minutes of silence to honour more than 300 people killed in suicide bomb blasts that have been blamed on a local Islamist group. Flags were lowered to half mast on government buildings, and …

Fresh arrests as Sri Lanka Easter attack toll hits 290

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The death toll from bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka rose dramatically Monday to 290 — including dozens of foreigners — as police announced new arrests over the country’s worst attacks for more than a decade. Mo…

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