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Recep Erdogan: Afrin city centre under ‘total’ control

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels have taken "total" control of the centre of Afrin, a Kurdish-majority city in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

US embassy in Turkey closes due to ‘security threat’

The United States embassy in Turkey has been closed to the public as of Monday due to a security threat and only emergency services will be provided, the mission said in a statement.

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose apologises to Dayo Adeyeye, others over support for deputy

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has apologised to some aggrieved leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) over his open support for his Deputy, Professor Kolapo Olusola, as sole candidate of the party for July 14 2018 Governorship Election.

Turkey’s Recep Erdogan threatens to expand offensive to other northern Syrian cities

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday threatened to expand Turkey's offensive against the Afrin region in Syria to other cities in the country's north to remove the presence of the Syrian Kurdish militia that Ankara views as terrorists.

US warns Turkey over military action in Kurdish enclave

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to continue military action to rid Syria of US-allied Kurdish militias, despite a warning from Washington for Turkey not to risk a clash with its forces in the region.

Turkish ground troops enter North Syria

Turkish ground troops have crossed into northern Syria as part of Ankara’s campaign to rid the border area of Kurdish fighters, Turkey’s PM says.

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Kawu Baraje: nPDP members’ll attend APC Convention

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Jordi Alba wants to stay at Barcelona for life

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