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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Turkey

Oct 20, 2019 16:52
US forces withdrew from a key base in northern Syria Sunday, a monitor said, two days before the end of a US-brokered truce to stem a Turkish attack on Kurdish forces in the region. read more
Oct 20, 2019 16:39
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a bipartisan delegation of American lawmakers has visited Jordan to discuss “the deepening crisis” in Syria amid a shaky U.S.-brokered cease-fire. read more
Oct 20, 2019 16:17
Turkey and Russia will discuss the removal of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from the northern Syrian towns of Manbij and Kobani during talks in Sochi next week, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday. read more
Oct 19, 2019 19:24
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Kurdish forces of dire consequences if they failed to withdraw from the proposed safe zone under a US-brokered deal. read more
Oct 19, 2019 17:30
The offensive has killed dozens of civilians, mainly on the Kurdish side, and prompted hundreds of thousands to flee their homes in the latest humanitarian crisis of Syria’s eight-year civil war. read more
Oct 18, 2019 05:50
Trump paved the way for the week-long Turkish incursion by withdrawing US troops but he later imposed sanctions and threatened to destroy the NATO ally’s economy as he came under fire at home. read more
Oct 16, 2019 11:09
Shared on October 12, the video quickly gained people’s attention. Till now, it has gathered over 1 million views. read more
Oct 15, 2019 21:44
Upon her return to India, Mary Kom spoke to media and expressed her disappointment with the verdict that saw her adding a bronze medal to take her total Worlds medals tally to eight. read more
Oct 15, 2019 19:47
The fate of the Kurds is a reflection of major changes in the region read more
Oct 15, 2019 17:07
The UN warned Tuesday that reported summary executions of civilians in northeastern Syria carried out by pro-Turkish fighters could amount to a “war crime” and that Ankara could be “deemed responsible”. read more
Oct 15, 2019 07:44
US Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be visiting NATO next week in Brussels and he plans to press members of the alliance to take collective and individual diplomatic and economic measures in response to Turkish actions. read more
Oct 15, 2019 06:18
Turkey launched a cross-border assault on Kurdish fighters on Wednesday after the US decided to withdraw troops from Syria, a move criticised by the Republicans, with some terming it a “betrayal” of the Kurds. read more
Oct 14, 2019 19:11
Last week, India had criticised Turkey’s military offensive in Syria, which has led to tens of thousands of people fleeing their homes. The criticism was seen as an apparent riposte to Turkey’s backing for Pakistan on the Kashmir issue. read more
Oct 14, 2019 07:35
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the move came after the US learned that Turkey was pressing further into Syria than expected. read more
Oct 13, 2019 16:02
The dead included five people who were killed when pro-Turkey rebels opened fire on their car near Ain Issa, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. read more