By Mustafa Saadoun
SULAIMANIYAH, Iraqi Kurdistan -- When Yusuf Mohammed Sadiq took up the position of speaker of the Kurdish parliament at the age of 36, the political circles in Iraq, and in particular the Kurdish ones, were shocked, as having a young man in this senior position was an unexpected development.
By Handan Kazancı and Burcu Arik
Lawmakers on Sunday adopted the last article of a constitutional reform package that allows a partisan president, unlike current Turkish Constitution. A total of 481 of 550 deputies participated the secret ballot session on the Article 18 on Sunday night at Parliament's General Assembly.
By Simon Holmes
An important figure in the Catholic church has warned that everyone in Italy will 'soon be Muslim' due to the country's 'stupidity'.