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Those who help Kurdish fighters in Afrin will become Turkey’s targets – PM Yildirim

Any party which provides logistical support to YPG militants in the Afrin region will become a target of Turkey’s military, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has warned. READ MORE: Turkish armored division advances into Syria’s Afrin (WATCH LIVE) When asked what would happen if the US provided logistical support to the Kurdish Peoples’s Protection Units (YPG), Yildirim stated that any party providing ...

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Scuffles in Bucharest as thousands protest corruption (VIDEO)

Some 50,000 Romanians braved the sleet and snow on Saturday to protest against corruption in Bucharest. Brief scuffles broke out between the demonstrators and riot police during the march. The event kicked off at the city’s landmark University Square, where protesters joined in blowing whistles, waving flags and chanting “Thieves!” and “Resign!” People also held rallies in other Romanian cities, ...

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Turkish tanks back Free Syrian Army's offense in Afrin – local media

Published time: 21 Jan, 2018 07:40 Edited time: 21 Jan, 2018 07:56 Turkish tanks are supporting the Free Syrian Army’s ground offensive on Kurdish positions in Syria’s Afrin region, as operation ‘Olive Branch’ enters its second day, local media reported. The Turkish military reportedly faces no serious resistance from the Kurdish forces, which have retreated to towns and villages, Hurriyet ...

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4 months without a government: Is Germany better off this way?

After four months of political horse trading, Germany appears to be close to forming a new government, but with things humming along, it begs the question: Does the EU’s most powerful player actually need someone in charge? Following last week’s preliminary deal agreement, the Social Democratic Party will vote Sunday as to whether it should pursue coalition talks with Chancellor ...

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12-hour siege of Kabul Intercontinental Hotel ends, all 3 attackers killed (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 21 Jan, 2018 05:18 Edited time: 21 Jan, 2018 05:58 All three attackers on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul were killed and their hostages released after a siege lasting several hours. The attack left five people dead and as many as 10 wounded. READ MORE: Gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital Kabul, several killed (VIDEO) Afghan ...

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Ground phase of Turkish attack on Afrin will start on Sunday – PM

Following an intense shelling and bombing attack on Kurdish positions in Afrin Saturday, Turkey’s PM announced the ground phase of operation ‘Olive Branch’ will kick into gear Sunday. “From tomorrow [Sunday], depending on developments, our ground units will perform the necessary activities [as part of the Operation Olive Branch],” Binali Yildirim told reporters. He claimed the first phase of the ...

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