Kurds in Syria: Demographics

Kurds are the largest ethnic minority in Syria, and made up between 10 and 15 percent of the Syrian population as of 2011—between 2 and 2.5 million people. The Kurdish population in Syria is relatively small in comparison to the Kurdish populations in nearby countries, such as Turkey, Iran, and Iraq. The majority of Syrian Kurds speak Kurmanji, a Kurdish dialect spoken in Turkey and northeastern More...

by Desk | Published 3 godine ago




OHR REFUSUES TO RECOGNIZE: Its interventionism keeps stifling the progress of the BiH society

A recently published announcement, sent from the OHR office, opens up old questions. Who indeed has real power and real authority in Bosnia and Herzegovina? Who controls OHR, what is its purpose and why does it still exist in our country? What if citizens and parties in Mostar would decide their own future? Will OHR then deny their decision? Today, the OHR ordered the “responsible parties” More...

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12 habbits of Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic is currently the No. 1 tennis player in the world, and the highest-ranked men’s player on the list of the most dominant athletes alive. From eating the grass at Wimbledon to handing out chocolates to the media, Djokovic’s definitely a colorful person — who happens to be the best in the world at his sport. – He only drinks warm water. He says cold water inhibits blood flow. – More...

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Bill de Blasio mandates transgender access to NYC bathrooms

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday issued an executive order granting people access to the public facilities that correspond with their gender identity. “We want people to know they can go about their lives and not be excluded,” Mr. de Blasio said during a press conference at the Chelsea Recreation Center. “That’s why this is so important. This is about affirming the right of someone More...

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“Zašto sam lažirala vlastito vjenčanje?”

Solo vjenčanja postala su rastući trend u Japanu – mlade slobodne žene oblače se u vjenčanice i organiziraju snimanje vjenčanja. Fotografkinja Naomi Harris iskušala je taj neobični trend i napisala duhoviti tekst zaGuardian. “Odlučila sam da sam najsretnija kad sam sama, možda ću jednog dana i naći nekoga, ali ne treba mi veliko vjenčanje. Već imam album fotografija s vjenčanja, More...

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The story behind Donald Trump’s Polish workers

For the first half-hour of Thursday’s Republican presidential debate, all Marco Rubio seemed to want to talk about was Donald Trump’s “Polish workers.” “People can look it up. I’m sure people are googling it right now,” the Florida senator said. “Google, ‘Trump Polish workers.’ You’ll see.'” So we did. It turns out that Rubio More...

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THE RADICAL FACTION OF SDA: Mehmedović did not pass his background checks with NATO.

A member of the BiH Parliament, Šemsudin  Mehmedović again sent a request for prohibition of access to confidential data from the assistant minister of security BiH, anti-terrorism division, Vjekoslav Vuković, who for years worked on stripping mujahedins with whom Mehmedović is very much connected, of fraudulently obtained BiH citizenship. What is interesting however, is that Mehmedović himself, More...

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Fred’s lesson about the European road of BiH

Croatian defender, the defender of Croatian defenders and former Minister of Defenders Predrag Matić Fed, on the, already legendary recording from the collegium meeting of the Ministry of Defenders from autumn last year, better known as “Helloooo Busovača….”, expressed some interesting thoughts about the potential European path for BiH (which he mistakenly calls Republic BiH, because that More...

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SOLANA: “In the BiH there is the Republika Srpska and the other part where Bosniaks, Arabs and others live.”

Former Secretary General of NATO and High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy of the EU, Spanish Socialist Javier Solana said that in the BiH “there is the Republika Srpska and the other part where Bosniaks, Arabs and others live.” “From the war in ex-Yugoslavia we learned that it is necessary to act preventively. Delays are ruinous.”, said Solana, who during the war in BiH was More...

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