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  1. Turkish mural helps keep park protest spirit aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    A Turkish artist on Saturday unveiled a two-storey-high mural featuring those killed in protests two years ago over an Istanbul park that spiralled into nationwide demonstrations against the leadership of Tayyip Erdogan. The 5-by-10-metre painting by Haydar Ozay was unveiled on the second anniversary of the protests that began as an effort to stop bulldozers from razing Gezi Park, one of the few green spaces of Istanbul, to build a shopping mall.


  2. Nigeria: Saraki, Ideal Senate President to Complement BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    There is no doubt that the All Progressives Congress' victory in the last general election will take Nigeria in a different direction from the People's Democratic Party leadership of the past 16 years. In recent times, the only Presidential contender that has attracted enormous public confidence in his ability to tackle plethora of problems confronting our nation is Mohammed Buhari, the President -elect.


  3. Muhammadu Buhari Sworn In as Nigeria s New PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    On May 29 Muhammadu Buhari-the former military head of state, now of the All Progressives Congress political party-was sworn in as the democratically elected president of Nigeria. That marked the end of Goodluck Jonathan's term as president and the People's Democratic Party's 16-year reign as the ruling party.


  4. United States v. Encarnacia"N RuizRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    ... remand the case to the district court for further proceedings. EncarnaciA3n met KMV at a beach near San Juan, Puerto Rico, when she was in the company of Vilanova. Vilanova in turn knew KMV through one of her family friends, FA lix IvA n RodrA ...


  5. Turkey's elections force maturity test on 'Spirit of Gezi' protest movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    Protests in favor of preservation of Istanbul's Gezi Park snowballed into a movement of resistance against Prime Minister Erdogan in 2013. The "spirit of Gezi" could play a key role in Turkey's parliamentary elections.


  6. Meet Baris Sulu, Turkey's First Openly Gay Political CandidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | QTMagazine

    Baris Sulu, running in Turkey's general election this June, is believed to be the country's first ever openly gay political candidate. The 37-year-old is standing for the People's Democratic Party , in the north-western Eskisehir district.


  7. Anheuser-Busch Stops Brewing Beer To Produce Cans of Water For Flood VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    Anheuser-Busch , one of the world's largest breweries, stopped beer production on Wednesday night to instead package drinking water for Texas and Oklahoma storm victims, NBC News reported. Based in Cartersville, Georgia, the company plans to distribute 50,000 cans of water to affected communities over the next few days.


  8. Two killed in Turkey clash between rival KurdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Two people were killed and six others injured in southeastern Turkey on Friday in violence pitting the main pro-Kurdish party against a Kurdish Islamist group, just days before a key parliamentary vote. The violence broke out when the Kurdish Islamist group Huda-Par refused to allow members of the People's Democratic Party to hold an electoral meeting in Kozluca village, located in the majority Kurdish Sirnak province, Dogan news agency said.


  9. Al Jazeera: Erdogan Seeks A New Turkish SultanateRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    AL JAZEERA: ERDOGAN SEEKS A NEW TURKISH SULTANATE 00:48, 29.05.2015 Region:Turkey Theme: Politics, Analytics Armenian News -NEWS.am presents the abridged version of the article by Stephen Kinzer, visiting fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, published on Al Jazeera website: "Sultans ruled the Turks for 470 years until Kemal Ataturk proclaimed a republic in 1923. "Away with dreams and shadows!" he exulted.


  10. Two killed in Turkey's southeast as rival Kurdish groups clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Supporters of pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party dance near an election campaign point in Istanbul, Turkey, May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Murad Sezer DIYARBAKIR, Turkey: Two people were killed in southeast Turkey in a fight between supporters of rival Kurdish parties a week before a parliamentary election, security sources and party officials said.


  11. Nigeria: Buhari's Tough Challenge in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    When Muhammadu Buhari assumes office as Nigeria's president on 29 May, he will take the reins of a country in serious distress. Insecurity poses a towering challenge, the economy is in dire straits, and corruption and impunity are rife.


  12. The report card of 4 leaders, plus ErdoganRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Leaders of the political parties that will run in the June 7 elections have geared up their elections campaigns with consecutive public rallies, as well as media interviews, in order to reach more people and garner more votes, with less than 10 days to go until polls. Instead of a humble political analysis about election results, let's try to make assessments on the personal performances of each of these political party leaders and President Recep Tayyip ErdoAYan who -although unconstitutionally- has been involved in election campaign.


  13. Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo at the LASA 2015 Congress in San Juan, Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Babalu Blog

    Mother died today. Or, maybe, yesterday; I can't be sure. The telegram from the Home says: YOUR MOTHER PASSED AWAY.


  14. History Chest: Rutherford observes visit of two prominent Puerto Rican authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Fernando Callejo Ferrer in a portrait for the 1915 publication of his cultural and music arts history of Puerto Rico. The house at 93 Delafield Ave. was built for his son, Francisco Callejo and served as home for several family members in the 1920s and 1930s.


  15. Mayor of San Juan Learns Firsthand How Shitty Cabbies Can BeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Animal

    Carmen Yulin Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, is visiting New York City. Her hotel is in the Bronx.


  16. VA director out; no word on whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Gazette

    ... became VA Illiana's new director a little more than a year ago in March 2014. He was previously in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he was deputy director of the VA's Caribbean Health Care System. He had also served as acting director of the Robert J. ...


  17. Nigerian political transition sets model for other African electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    On May 29, Nigeria will experience, for the first time in its history, a peaceful transfer of power between two political parties. Since 1999, when the then-government of Nigeria allowed new political parties to form, Nigeria has been governed by one party, the People's Democratic Party.


  18. Hailemariam leaves for Nigeria Featured - Friday, 29 May 2015 08:08Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 29 May 2015 - Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn left for Abuja, Nigeria, to attend the inauguration of the newly elected Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. During his stay the Prime Minister is expected to discuss with the president on ways of boosting bilateral relations.


  19. Nigeria: New President Pits Hope Against Harsh RealitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    The symbolic significance of Nigeria's 2015 election is enormous. But Nigerians' renewed hope and their new government are about to be thoroughly tested.


  20. Goodluck Jonathan to handover to Buhari todayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ghanamma.com

    Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari will be officially inaugurated Friday morning, taking over the reins of government from Goodluck Jonathan. Buhari's All Progressive Congress defeated ruling People's Democratic Party led by Mr Jonathan after elections in March this year.