Turkish forces said on Tuesday that had surrounded the Kurdish-held city of Afrin, the main objective of Turkey’s offensive into northwest Syria. A statement from Ankara said the armed forces, along with allied Syrian rebel groups, had also taken control of several key areas. A Kurdish source confirmed […]
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Turkey has continued its aggressive shelling of Kurdish militia positions overnight on Friday in northern Syria with the Syrian People’s Protection Units, or YPG, with the militia claiming that 70 shells struck Afrin. Ankara considers the Syrian Kurds a terrorist group in league with the PKK, a widely […]
Canada and the United States co-hosted a daylong summit for foreign ministers on the North Korean crisis, with delegates from 20 countries meeting in Vancouver to discuss increased sanctions and a peaceful, diplomatic resolution. Analysts described the conference, which notably did not include China and Russia, as an effort to […]
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Multiple gunmen assaulted the Peshawar Agriculture Training Institute in Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 13 individuals and injuring a reported 36. Four men donning burkas entered the institute mid-morning and opened fire, resulting in the deaths of six students, three others…