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Iraq's Kurds push for independence referendum
Country moves step closer to breaking up as regional government's president calls for preparation for vote to begin.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2014 08:42 GMT
Will Iraq fall apart?
National identity remains resilient, but Maliki's re-election could strain it to breaking point.
Last updated: 11 May 2014 08:08 GMT
Iraqi Kurds voice scepticism over elections
Amid tensions with Baghdad, Kurdish voters seem largely pessimistic that forthcoming vote will change the status quo.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2014 12:14 GMT
The rise of Syria's Kurds
Kurds declare autonomous zone in northern Syria despite some objections from brethren in Iraq.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 12:48 GMT
Iraq's Kurdistan backs Turkey peace efforts
Masoud Barzani made the announcement during his first visit to southeastern Turkey since 1992.
Last updated: 17 Nov 2013 10:42 GMT
War in Syria inspires Kurdish unity
Northern Syria sees battles between Kurds and al-Qaeda-inspired groups, as Kurds prepare for election and autonomy.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2013 17:15 GMT
Iraqi Kurdistan: Oil, politics and power
We ask if Iraq's prime minister can resolve disputes over territory and oil to finally reunite the country.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 12:33 GMT
Syria: Talks or a fight to the end?
Both the United States and Russia have laid out their political stakes when it comes to negotiating with Assad.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2013 16:21 GMT
Turkey's PM says era of military coups over
Recep Erdogan addresses thousands of party members, trumpeting his country's credentials as a rising democratic power.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2012 23:52 GMT
Could a state for Greater Kurdistan be on the horizon?
As the Middle East is being remapped, this may be the Kurds' last shot at having their own state.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2012 05:31 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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