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Iraq crisis: Emboldened Kurd secession bid faces major hurdles

Jul 07, 2014

Iraq crisis: Emboldened Kurd secession bid faces major hurdles

One of the biggest obstacles to Kurdish secession is money, with oil revenues from areas they control insufficient to pay for the region's numerous civil servants, and future revenues in doubt because of objections from Baghdad, which considers independent Kurdish energy exports to be illegal. #ConnectTheDots #Iran #Turkey #Iraq #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #Kurds #islamic-state #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #ISIL #Kurdish autonomous region #Kurdish secession #Massud Barzani #Anathema
JK Rowling donates over $1 million to fight Scottish independence

Jun 12, 2014

JK Rowling donates over $1 million to fight Scottish independence

Scots will vote in a September 18 referendum on whether to leave their 300-year-old union with England and become an independent country. #World #NewsTracker #Harry Potter #JK Rowling #Britain #Secession #Scotland #Referendum
JK Rowling donates over $1 mln to fight against Scotland's secession

Jun 11, 2014

JK Rowling donates over $1 mln to fight against Scotland's secession

Rowling said she was concerned about the potential economic impact of Scotland going it alone. #World #NewsTracker #JK Rowling #Britain #Secession #Scotland #Referendum
Article 370 and Advani: Loose talk can unwind the idea of India

Jun 27, 2013

Article 370 and Advani: Loose talk can unwind the idea of India

Article 370, which binds Kashmir to India, is the essence of the idea of India, with all its nationalism and sub-nationalism intact #ToTheContrary #Jammu and Kashmir #Kashmir #J&K #Secession #States #Article 370 #Sub-Nationalism #NewsAnalysis
Divided States of America: Why do so many want to secede?

Nov 16, 2012

Divided States of America: Why do so many want to secede?

A significant number in all of the 50 states that go to make up the United States of America is now clamouring for divorce. #Barack Obama #Secession #US Presidential Election 2012

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Divided States of America: Why do so many want to secede?

Aug 19, 2014

Scottish Independence: Pondering the Secession Question

Secessionists pushing for Scottish independence in a September referendum are struggling to convince voters that their ancient nation will be better off leaving the U.K...
Divided States of America: Why do so many want to secede?

Jul 30, 2014

Meeting Fails to Forestall Catalonia Secession Vote

Artur Mas, the head of Catalonia’s regional government, told the Spanish prime minister that plans for a November vote on secession remained on track...
Divided States of America: Why do so many want to secede?

Jul 30, 2014

Meeting Fails to Forestall Catalonia Secession Vote

Artur Mas, the head of Catalonia’s regional government, told the Spanish prime minister that plans for a November vote on secession remained on track...