Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said in televised comments that air strikes targeting the enclave, Afrin, were aimed at eliminating "elements" of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia in Syria and Islamic State (IS) militants.
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The athletes will be joined by 24 coaches and officials, as well as 21 North Korean media representatives. Three North Koreans will compete in the cross-country skiing and another three in the Alpine skiing slalom and giant slalom events. He added: "The Olympic Winter Games are hopefully opening the door to a brighter future on the Korean peninsula". But the North boycotted the 1988 Games in Seoul , so its presence in Pyeongchang - just 80 kilometres (50 miles) south of the demilitarised ...
Authorities say three people have died in Germany as a storm with high winds and snow sweeps across western Europe . At least 66 trucks were blown over by the wind. Normality and order slowly returned to Germany on Friday after it was battered by winter storm "Friederike ". With maximum gale gusts of 203 km per hour in mountainous areas, the storm brought powerful winds, heavy rains and even snowfall to parts of Germany on Thursday, causing at least eight fatalities and many ...
The foreign ministry of Russian Federation, whose opinion is seen as crucial in determining how far the operation goes, said it had received the news of the campaign with concern and urged restraint. Russian Federation said it would not get involved in the conflict. Syria "does not need a single dollar from the USA for reconstruction because this dollar is stained with the blood of the Syrians", the foreign ministry said, according to the Associated Press .
The torch, lit in Greece back in October, arrived in South Korea in November. He has threatened to rain "fire and fury" on the North, warning Kim he was on a "suicide mission" by developing nuclear missiles. Last week, the countries sat down for the first time in two years, when officials met in the "truce" village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea.
Graham said the fiasco about whether or not Trump used the derogatory term in Thursday's meeting, and the greater issue of coming to an agreement on an immigration bill, "has turned into a 's-show'". " Trump is a racist , and he can call it whatever he thinks he's not". Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist , said the confidant, who wasn't authorized to disclose a private conversation and spoke on condition of anonymity.
Erdogan said that after Afrin, the forces would also seek to oust the YPG from Manbij, a town to the east that the Kurdish militia also holds. Direct military action against territory held by Kurdish militia opens a new front in Syria's civil war and sees Ankara confronting Kurds allied to the United States at a time when Turkey's relations with Washington are reaching breaking point.
The Post's White House reporter, Josh Dawsey, said a White House official had told him there was a debate "internally" about the word used, with two senators - Republicans David Perdue and Tom Cotton - saying they had heard the latter.
In recent days, Turkey vowed to take action against the Syrian Kurds despite their alliance with the United States. Another US military official said US troops advising local allies in the Manbij area came under fire from these Turkish backed rebels "within the last week".
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US President Donald Trump has praised the "beautiful" pro-life cause and thanked the movement for its support for pregnant women in his live remarks to the Washington March for Life . We have the dishonor to be one of four countries who allow abortion in all nine months of pregnancy. "So important", he said amidst applause from the select audience in the Rose Gardens .
The Minister said that during the course of investigation, police party of Police Station Hiranagar and VDC Badoli visited the spot and search of Rassana forest was conducted alongwith civilians and Bakerwals residing in the area. Investigation of case is in progress to collect more evidence about the commission of offence by the accused, he said. They also demand a statement from the Chief Minister on the matter.
He added: "I knew I wanted to use the medical timeout because I needed it, but at the same time I knew it was nothing major that can potentially raise the question mark on whether I can continue playing or not". On Saturday, Fognini moved into the second week of the Australian Open after a 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 win over Benneteau advanced him to the fourth round.
Oregon's Jackie Wiles joined Vonn on the podium in third, replacing EagleVail's Mikaela Shiffrin from a day earlier. Slalom specialist Shiffrin, 22, has won 10 times this season, including five in a row since January 1, to edge to 41 World Cup victories overall.
China's deputy United Nations ambassador, Wu Haitao, urged all countries to "reject Cold War mentality" and commit to peaceful solutions, including on the Korean Peninsula where he pointed to "some positive changes" emerging. Palo Alto: Secretary of state Rex Tillerson has voiced confidence North Korea will eventually negotiate with the United States, saying China's cooperation with a US- led pressure campaign was starting to affect its reclusive ally's thinking.
The politician (48) was the only candidate proposed to replace Adams as the deadline for other candidates to put their names forward expired yesterday evening. With the big two parties likely to be able to form another minority government at best at elections that could come as soon as this year, McDonald's leadership could also make Sinn Fein a more palatable coalition partner.
The path to a deal seems even more complicated after last week's coarse Oval Office conversation, and Trump has accused Durbin of undermining the trust necessary to reach an agreement. "Of course people from #Norway would love to move to a country where people are far more likely to get shot, live in poverty, get no healthcare because they are poor, get no paid parental leave or subsidised daycare, and see fewer women in political power".
Their meeting came as Seoul seeks to ease tensions on the peninsula through the North's participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics next month. It was not immediately known whether the visit by the advance team was permanently canceled or postponed. While South Korea hopes to use the games to improve relations with its rival after a year of animosity over North Korea's rapidly expanding nuclear program, some experts view Kim's overture as an attempt to weaken US -led global sanctions ...
Trump addressed the issue briefly as he arrived for dinner at his private golf club with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy . "Honestly I don't think the Democrats want to make a deal", he said . Trump also suggested the White House did not record the conversation. The Illinois Democrat says he and a handful of other senators who crafted a bipartisan immigration deal are working to win over additional supporters.
WOLFF: Well I didn't have the blue dress. "Well, f*ck you, Mike", Maher quipped. Of course, the "blue dress" he's referring to is Monica Lewinsky's infamous outfit that was said to be stained with President Bill Clinton's semen and proof of his dalliance.
They are "shooting at guests", he said. An Afghan spy agency official told AFP there are four militants inside the hotel. "We are hiding in our rooms". There was no immediate information on casualties. A conference on Afghanistan-China relations was held at the hotel earlier Saturday, attended by the Chinese embassy's political counsellor Zhang Zhixin.
This photo, provided by South Korea's unification ministry on January 15, 2018, shows Hyon Song-wol, the leader of the all-female Moranbong Band, attending inter-Korean talks on the North's plan to send an art troupe to the South during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics .
He said that the two parties might be able to reach a compromise on the single market and a trade agreement. Britain could not have full market access without contributing to the EU budget; accepting the so-called "four freedoms" including the free movement of workers and accepting the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice, Macron said.
At least 17 workers have died after a massive fire broke out at a firecracker factory on the northern outskirts of the Indian capital. Meanwhile, the police have disagreed on the death toll claimed by the fire department, and said four people have been killed in the fire.