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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey would “clear terrorists” on its border in northern Syria if Syrian Kurdish militia did not withdraw by the end of a deadline agreed with Russia.
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.
A Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded in an attack by Syrian Kurdish forces on Sunday despite a ceasefire deal brokered by the United States, the defense ministry said.
One Turkish soldier was killed and another was wounded Sunday after an attack by the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in northeast Syria’s Tel Abyad, the defense ministry said, despite a deal to pause military operations as militants withdraw from the area.
The Pentagon has begun removing all its troops in northern Syria, a US official said on Monday, after President Donald Trump ordered them to leave in the face of Turkey’s attacks on Kurds in the area.
At least 75 Turkish soldiers were killed in attacks launched by Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Ras al-Ain, Kurdish media reported on Sunday. At least 19 more have suffered injuries in the attacks, reported Sputnik.
US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has said Washington is not abandoning its Syrian Kurdish allies in the face of a Turkish military offensive.
The Turkish public and political elite have largely thrown their support behind the country's forces fighting in northern Syria, standing in defiance against voices in the international community condemning Ankara's operation in the region.
Turkey will “open the door” and send millions of Syrian refugees to Europe if its undergoing military operation in Syria’s north is qualified as an intrusion, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Thursday.
Turkish and U.S. troops conducted their first joint ground patrol in northeastern Syria Sunday as part of a planned so-called "safe zone" that Ankara has been pressing for in the volatile region.
An Iraqi court on Monday gave verdicts of death to two more Frenchmen over charges of joining the Islamic State (IS) militant group, a judicial source said.
A total of 33 places in the boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020 will be up for grabs at the African Olympic qualifier beginning in Dakar tomorrow.
Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sought a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.
South Korea reported its first death from the new coronavirus on Thursday, with 53 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed in a single day to bring the total to 104.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.
A girl aged eight has died of old age in Ukraine after suffering from an exceptionally rare genetic progeria disease which only affects 160 people in the entire world.
Former Nigeria international and La Liga ambassador, Mutiu Adepoju is backing Victor Osimhen to a big hit in the Spanish top-flight.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri insists Jurgen Klopp is playing mind games with his Champions League comments last week.
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has insisted his teammates are focused on winning trophies this season and are not thinking about their Champions League ban.
Rwanda has lashed out at the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the death of a dissident singer in Rwandan police custody has revived long-running criticism of Kigali.