TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country’s forces will “crush the heads” of Kurdish militants if they did not withdraw from the planned safe zone in northern Syria.
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BRITISH and US commanders have mounted a rescue operation for 300 special forces soldiers trapped in northern Syria.
DECEMBER’S Nato summit in London could be scrapped because the military alliance is too divided over Turkey’s incursion into Syria, senior sources warned last night.
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Security forces and demonstrators clash in Santiago as protests over economic issues spread.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets for a third day of nationwide protests.
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MELANIA TRUMP received a subtle snub from husband, Donald Trump, as he visited the new factory for luxury French brand, Louis Vuitton, in Texas.
Take a look at the vast crowds gathering in central London, as part of a People’s Vote march demanding a second referendum on Brexit.
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Erdogan vows to ‘crush the heads’ of Kurds if they don’t withdraw; both sides trade blame for violating cease-fire
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday promised to “crush the heads” of the Kurds in Syria, according to a report. This, as both Turkey and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) claim the other is violating terms of a 120-hour cease-fire agreement brokered by Turkey and the U.S. on Thursday.
School officials in the Indian state of Karnataka apologise after bizarre images from exams go viral.
The poll was marred by violence and fraud, says the main opposition party, Renamo.
Brexit vote derailed at last minute by rebel lawmakers; Boris Johnson pledges not to negotiate a delay
A crucial vote on U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal was facing a last-ditch bid by anti-Brexit MPs to derail it hours before lawmakers were due to cast their votes — as thousands protested outside Parliament.
Botched capture of El Chapo’s son stemmed from US warrant; drug lord’s family to compensate victims’ families
Mexico’s botched effort to capture one of infamous druglord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán’s sons was the result of an arrest warrant from the U.S., according to a report.
France led opposition to opening membership talks with North Macedonia in what many called a mistake.
US Vice-President Mike Pence says the pause in operations will allow Kurdish-led forces to withdraw.
Subway service in Chile’s capital was suspended Friday, trapping hundreds of thousands of commuters on their way home from work, after high school students flooded subway stations, jumping turnstiles, dodging fares and vandalizing stations as part of protests against a fare hike.
Police said he was part of a smuggling operation which led to the deaths of over 350 people in 2001.
Local officials open a criminal investigation over reports the dam was built illegally.
Spectators at a US basketball match don t-shirts and masks in support of the Hong Kong protests.
England are into the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 12 years as they ruthlessly dispatch old rivals Australia.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday said the police have used “appropriate force of weapon” to respond to protesters in large-scale events and that the government will not tolerate any unlawful or violent acts, even by the police.
American-made weaponry has fallen into the hands of rival militia groups in Yemen, some of whom have turned their arms against each other in a bitter and worsening conflict, a new CNN investigation has found.
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Santiago’s metro will be closed for two days after protests against a fare increase turned violent.
The U.S. Commerce Department announced Friday it will impose new sanctions on Cuba over its human rights record and its support of the Venezuelan government.
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RUSSIA’s Prime Minister has said Moscow is prepared to respond what he regards as a push to build bases near its borders.
President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria has already had an immense impact on the region. CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports.
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Elizabeth Warren made the claim and accused Facebook of taking cash, “no questions asked”.
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Republican Mitch McConnell calls Turkey’s Syria offensive and the US troop withdrawal a “nightmare”.
Hawaii congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard accuses Mrs Clinton of a campaign to “destroy my reputation”.
Nasa astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir spent over seven hours outside the ISS.
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A New York City jury convicted the brother of the Honduran president Friday on cocaine trafficking charges in a massive drug conspiracy case. Prosecutors said he relied on “state sponsored drug trafficking” enabled by his brother, the Central American leader.
Police and suspected cartel members engaged in prolonged gun battles in Culiacán, Mexico as local authorities pursued the son of former drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.
Footage shows a woman being knocked off a platform in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Fires and violence broke out in the streets of Barcelona on Friday, as more than half a million pro-independence protesters gathered in the Catalan capital, the local police said.
A jury in New York has convicted Juan Antonio Hernández on charges of trafficking cocaine into the US.
A pilot allegedly wrote that he had “unknowingly” lied to regulators during tests of the 737 Max.
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The EU’s crime agency publishes details of women involved in serious crime across Europe.
Thousands of people show their anger at the way the country’s economic crisis is being handled by its government.
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters took to the streets Friday wearing masks of President Xi Jinping, LeBron James and various cartoon characters in a show of defiance against a government ban on face coverings.
The Trump administration should have handled the conflict in Turkey and Syria with more careful consideration, Representative Dan Crenshaw, R-Tx., said Friday.
CATALONIA has paralysed Barcelona in a mass strike over jailed pro-independence leaders, with roads and public transport completely blocked as thousands take to the streets.
DONALD TRUMP has turned his focus to impeachment proceedings, launching an assault on House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi as the US President’s position comes under increasing scrutiny.
A climate change demonstrator climbed up the scaffolding of London’s Big Ben to drape two banners, calling for citizens to demand action.
GERMANY has condemned France for blocking a vote on the EU filling the black hole left behind from Britain with Albania and Macedonia, with Chancellor Angela Merkel taking a swipe at French President Emmanuel Macron at a time when their relationship is already under strain.
MELANIA TRUMP let slip to a former lover that she will never return to her home country Slovenia, he claimed in a throwback interview.
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At least 62 people were killed in an explosion during Friday prayers in a mosque in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, according to a regional spokesman.
VLADIMIR PUTIN is set to take control of the biggest oil reserve in the world as Venezuela hands over control of its state owned company to Moscow after Trump’s anti-government sanctions fall flat.
France led a handful of states to block Albania and North Macedonia moving closer to membership.
Police in the city of Culiacán were overpowered as they tried to arrest the drug cartel member.
At least 62 people have been killed in Afghanistan Friday after a bomb blast caused the roof of a mosque to cave in, reports say.
Instead of paying interest on deposits, Swiss banks are starting to charge wealthy customers to stash their cash.
TROPICAL Storm Octave is “meandering” across the East Pacific, edging away from Baja California. But this is not the first storm named Octave, and its namesake had consequences far worse than this one is forecast to.
Egypt bans a pilot for life for allowing actor Mohamed Ramadan to sit in the cockpit during a flight.
GERMANY has suffered a dramatic economic downturn, sparking concern across the European Union that Britain’s departure from the EU is to blame.
As darkness descended on the streets of Barcelona, the mostly peaceful protests that paralyzed the Catalan city in northern Spain on Friday broke out into chaos and violence.
TAYYIP ERDOGAN appeared to take aim at Donald Trump saying “when the time comes necessary steps will be taken” after the US President wrote a letter to the Turkish leader telling him not to “be a tough guy”.
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EMMANUEL MACRON has been slammed by Italian leader Giuseppe Conte for not allowing Albania and north Macedonia to join the EU.
The attack, in eastern Nangarhar province, targeted worshippers during Friday prayers.
Britain’s Parliament is set to vote Saturday on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new deal with the European Union, a decisive moment in the prolonged bid to end the Brexit stalemate.
IVANKA TRUMP snubbed a huge fashion label when she turned up at the new Louis Vuitton factory in Texas carrying a Chanel bag.
Mexican authorities say they backed off an attempt to capture a son of drug trafficker Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman after cartel gunmen unleashed a gunfight with heavy weapons and burning vehicles that paralyzed the capital of Mexico’s Sinaloa state — apparently outgunning lawmen.
The latest on Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria (all times local): 4:20 p.m. EU Council President Donald Tusk says the “so-called” Syria cease-fire is “a demand of capitulation of the Kurds” and called on Turkey to immediately halt its operation in northern Syria.
MOUNT ETNA has erupted throwing plumes of volcanic ash into the atmosphere, which has forced the partial closure of airspace at Catania airport.
Two female astronauts are making history with the first ever all-women spacewalk.
Protests and a strike over the sentencing of Catalan separatists bring the Spanish city to a halt.
TAYYIP ERDOGAN appeared a more restrained, composed figure last night as he and US Vice President Mike Pence announced a five-day ceasefire agreement – but, according to Kurdish forces, Turkey has now defied Donald Trump’s administration and continued bombarding northeast Syria with more strikes.
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Lawmakers say its closure will mark an end to a system of “brutality and inhumanity”.
Newspapers across Europe are doubtful Parliament will pass Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal