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Ankara agreed to the temporary halt in hostilities to let Kurdish-led forces withdraw from the area, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said following talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara . SDF commander Mazloum Kobani told Ronahi TV the group would accept the ceasefire agreement with Turkey in northern Syria but said it was limited to the border areas running between the towns of Ras al-Ain and Tal Abyad.
  • Barack Obama endorses Trudeau for second term

    Barack Obama endorses Trudeau for second term

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    University of Toronto political science professor Nelson Wiseman called Obama's endorsement rare and said it possibly has not happened before, but he does not think it would affect the polls. Elections Canada said the endorsement itself does not constitute foreign interference in the election. Mr. Trudeau's Liberals are locked in a tight race with the Conservatives, with a personal scandal involving Mr.
  • Turkey agrees to temporary ceasefire in northeast Syria after Mike Pence visit

    Turkey agrees to temporary ceasefire in northeast Syria after Mike Pence visit

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    His decision prompted a raft of criticism at home and overseas, with some accusing him of giving Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a "green light" for the operation. The Turkish assault has created a new humanitarian crisis in Syria with 200,000 civilians taking flight, a security alert over thousands of Islamic State fighters abandoned in Kurdish jails, and a political maelstrom at home for President Donald Trump .
  • China Warns US With ‘Strong’ Retaliation Over Protect Hong Kong Bill

    China Warns US With ‘Strong’ Retaliation Over Protect Hong Kong Bill

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    In the video speech on Wednesday, the embattled leader announced policies to address Hong Kong's shortage of affordable housing. Lam took just three questions, all from pro-government lawmakers. This month, two police shootings that injured teenage protesters, the stabbing of a police officer, and the detonation of a small, remote-controlled bomb close to police officers ratcheted up violence to levels unprecedented since the former British colony reverted to Chinese rule in 1997.
  • Trump says Syria border clash not a US concern

    Trump says Syria border clash not a US concern

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    Trump - who told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call earlier this month that he would move U.S. troops out of northern Syria , giving a green light to the invasion - said the fight is "not our problem". On Sunday, after USA troops began withdrawing from the region and Turkish-led forces made gains, the Kurds agreed a deal with the Syrian government for the Syrian army to be deployed on the border to help repel the Turkish assault.
  • USA sanctions Turkey, UK joins European Union arms embargo

    USA sanctions Turkey, UK joins European Union arms embargo

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    But U.S. troops stepped aside last week as Turkey launched an offensive against the U.S. -backed Kurdish forces. Kurds in Turkey are free to be Kurds, he said , only if they accept that they're Turkish citizens. to impose sanctions on individuals, entities, or associates of the Government of Turkey involved in actions that endanger civilians or lead to the further deterioration of peace, security, and stability in northeast Syria ".
  • Leaders jailed: Police charge separatist protesters at Barcelona airport

    Leaders jailed: Police charge separatist protesters at Barcelona airport

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    Spain's government said Wednesday it would do whatever it takes to stamp out violence in Catalonia , where clashes between regional independence supporters and police have injured more than 200 people in two days. The separatist camp is frustrated over Catalan regional president Quim Torra's failure to deliver on his government's promise to achieve independence.
  • Federal Prosecutors in New York Examining Giuliani Business Dealings with Ukraine

    Federal Prosecutors in New York Examining Giuliani Business Dealings with Ukraine

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    Earlier this month, Ukraine's former president had said that he discussed investments with President Donald Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani , in 2017, but that he never discussed Ukrainian companies with any U.S. It's likely that details like these have contributed to investigators' interest in Giuliani's finances. Giuliani had previously said he worked for Fraud Guarantee in 2018 and 2019 but had not confirmed how much he was paid, a figure that was first reported by Reuters .
  • Trump demands whistleblower testify, as ex-aide talks to Congress

    Trump demands whistleblower testify, as ex-aide talks to Congress

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    Gordon Sondland, Trump's hand-picked ambassador to the European Union , is among administration officials being subpoenaed to appear on Capitol Hill this week against the wishes of the White House . "I am at 94 percent approval rating, but still you have people out there who don't get it, they don't get it", he said, also suggesting that the Republican Party did not stick together as well as the Democrats.
  • Hunter Biden regrets 'poor judgment' in handling work with Ukraine firm

    Hunter Biden regrets 'poor judgment' in handling work with Ukraine firm

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    Mesires wrote that Biden is now prioritising avoiding conflicts of interest that could interfere with his father's future political aspirations and will continue to keep his father out of his business affairs. "In retrospect I think there was poor judgment on my part", he said. "'He knows he's in trouble and this is just another way to try and detract attention".
  • Roseville police: Man allegedly admitted to killing two juveniles, two adults

    Roseville police: Man allegedly admitted to killing two juveniles, two adults

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    Additionally, police said the suspect was known to the victims, whose names have also not been released. Three of the victims were located at the Carmel at Woodcreek West apartment complex on Junction Boulevard. The suspect who turned himself over to Mt. Shasta Police remains in custody and is believed to be the only suspect for all four murders. Hangud did not appear to have any criminal history in Placer County beyond a speeding ticket in December 2016.
  • VVIP security deployed for Prince William, Kate in Pak

    VVIP security deployed for Prince William, Kate in Pak

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    They will also visit programmes aiming to empower young people and learn how communities are adapting to climate change. After leaving the college, the royal pair also met the country's prime minister, Imran Khan. William and Kate travelled in the colourful cart to the historic Pakistan Monument in Islamabad on Tuesday evening for an event hosted by Thomas Drew , the British High Commissioner to Pakistan.