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Montreal demonstrators protest Turkish military invasion in northern Syria

Turkey's military offensive targeting Kurdish militia comes after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly decided that American troops would not interfere....

Montreal demonstrators protest Turkish military invasion in northern Syria

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Canada condemns Turkish military invasion in northeast Syria: Freeland Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said the unilateral action by Turkey risks rolling back the progress against militants affiliated with the Islamic State, also known as Daesh....
03:17, 2019-10-10

De-escalation of Turkish military operation in northern Syria ‘absolutely essential’ A de-escalation of renewed conflict in northern Syria is “absolutely essential,” the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday. His comments follow the launch of airstrikes and a ground offensive by Turkey on Wednesday just days after the United States announced it would pull its troops...
00:17, 2019-10-11

U.S. launches last-ditch effort to stop Turkish invasion of northeast Syria With tens of thousands of Turkish troops massed near the border, a high-level Defense Department delegation plans to present what U.S. officials describe as a final offer to address Turkey’s concerns at a meeting Monday in Ankara....
14:17, 2019-08-05

Turkey announces northern Syria invasion of ground forces; multiple civilians reported dead Turkey announced Wednesday that its ground forces invaded northeastern Syria to fight against Kurdish forces just hours after launching an initial assault in the area, as the first reports of deaths emerged....
17:17, 2019-10-10

EU, Germany condemn Turkish offensive in northern Syria Germany and the European Union are among many voices speaking out against the Turkey's military invasion of northern Syria on Wednesday. World powers are deliberating how to respond....
09:17, 2019-10-10

U.S. Troops to Withdraw From Northern Syria Ahead of Turkish Incursion The White House indicated that U.S. forces will withdraw from northern Syria in advance of an expected incursion of Turkish forces in the region that could spark fighting with American-backed Kurds, in what officials believe could be the end of the fight against Islamic State there....
09:00, 2019-10-07

U.S. Begins Northern Syria Pullback, Clearing Way for Turkish Offensive Convoys of American military personnel began pulling back from the Syria-Turkey border, after President Trump ordered the Pentagon to clear the way for Ankara to launch an offensive against Kurdish fighters who spearheaded the campaign against ISIS....
20:34, 2019-10-07

U.S. Forces in Northern Syria Are Moving Aside to Clear the Way for a Turkish Assault (BEIRUT) — U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces in Syria said American troops began withdrawing Monday from northeast Syria ahead of a Turkish invasion that the Kurds say will overturn five years of achievements in the battle against the Islamic State group. The Syrian Kurdish fighters also accused ...
12:00, 2019-10-07

U.S. Begins Pullback From Northern Syria, Clearing Way for Turkish Offensive Convoys of American military personnel began pulling back from the Syria-Turkey border, after President Trump ordered the Pentagon to clear the way for Ankara to launch an offensive against Kurdish fighters who spearheaded the U.S.-campaign against Islamic State....
17:34, 2019-10-07

Trump orders US troops out of northern Syria as Turkish assault continues At least 750 Isis affiliates escape after Turkish shellingOpinion: Trump and Erdoğan risk a resurgent Isis Amid growing chaos in Syria, Donald Trump has ordered all US troops to withdraw from the country’s north to avoid a bloody conflict between Turkey and formerly US-backed Kurdish fighters that “...
02:34, 2019-10-14

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists Say (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Airstrikes halted a Turkish military convoy carrying ammunition after it crossed into northern Syria on Monday, bound for a rebel-held stronghold, opposition activists said. The strikes hit near the highway where the convoy was moving, the activists added. It was not immedi...
19:17, 2019-08-19

U.S. Military to Withdraw From Northern Syria The move removes a last impediment to Turkey’s expanding incursion into Syria and marks an accelerated U.S. pullback from the international anti-Islamic State campaign....
06:34, 2019-10-14

Germany: Thousands protest Turkish operation in Syria Germany has the largest Kurdish diaspora in the world. Kurds and supporters there rallied against Turkey's incursion into Syria that threatens to unleash a humanitarian disaster and squash Kurdish autonomy....
04:34, 2019-10-13

US 'will not support' Turkish military operation in northeastern Syria The White House has announced that US troops will withdraw from the Syrian-Turkish border and will not support planned Turkish military operations in the area. Turkish military operations will begin "soon."...
08:34, 2019-10-07

Kurdish forces strike a deal with Assad's army as they battle an intensifying Turkish assault in northern Syria Nazeer Al-khatib / AFP) (Photo by NAZEER AL-KHATIB/AFP via Getty Images The Kurdish-led administration in northeastern Syria announced on Sunday that it had a struck a deal with the Syrian army in order to fend off an escalating Turkish attack in the region. The Kurdish-led administration said in a...
10:00, 2019-10-14

Turkey to launch a planned military operation in northern Syria, US says Turkey is preparing to launch a military operation in northern Syria, and the United States will withdraw its troops in the area ahead of the attack, press secretary Stephanie Grisham said....
10:00, 2019-10-07

What does Turkey's military action in northern Syria mean? – video explainer Turkey has pressed ahead with its assault on US-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria, forcing thousands of civilians to flee airstrikes and shelling. The military action has deepened fears of a humanitarian and political crisis, as the Guardian’s Middle East correspondent, Bethan McKernan, explai...
18:00, 2019-10-12

President Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
18:00, 2019-10-07

Trump Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
08:00, 2019-10-07

Two people, including baby, killed in Turkish border town as tens of thousands flee heavy fighting in northern Syria A Turkish civil servant and a nine-month-old Syrian baby have been killed after mortars were fired from Kurdish-held northern Syria into the Turkish border town of Akcakale....
20:17, 2019-10-10

Civilians ‘must not be a target’, urges UNHCR, following military escalation in northern Syria The scale-up in military operations in north-east Syria has forced tens of thousands of civilians to seek safety, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Thursday, one day after Turkey launched airstrikes and a ground offensive across the border....
20:17, 2019-10-10

Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. "safe zone" patrol Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into war-stricken Syria on Sunday to begin joint patrols with U.S. counterparts to establish a high-stakes "safe zone" along a border region controlled by Kurdish forces....
19:00, 2019-09-08

Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. 'safe zone' patrol Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into war-stricken Syria on Sunday to begin joint patrols with U.S. counterparts to establish a high-stakes "safe zone" along a border region controlled by Kurdish forces....
23:00, 2019-09-08

US begins troop withdrawal from northeastern Syria ahead of Turkish military offensive US troops began to withdraw from northeastern Syria on Monday, clearing the way for planned Turkish military operations. The White House had earlier announced that they would not support Turkey's offensive....
12:00, 2019-10-07

Turkish army, Syria rebels to advance into Syria 'shortly': Erdogan aide Turkish forces and Syrian rebel allies will push into Syria "shortly", a Turkish official said on Wednesday, in an operation world powers fear could open a new phase in Syria's war and deepen regional turmoil....
13:34, 2019-10-09

Turkish army, Syria rebels to push into Syria 'shortly': Erdogan aide Turkish forces and Syrian rebel allies will advance into Syria "shortly", a Turkish official said on Wednesday, in a move world powers fear could open a new chapter in Syria's war and worsen regional turmoil....
15:51, 2019-10-09

House to condemn Trump for enabling Turkish invasion A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has drafted a resolution to condemn the White House decision to pull troops out of northern Syria this week, which paved the way for Turkey’s brutal assault on U.S.-backed Kurdish forces.House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel and Rep. Michael McCau...
00:51, 2019-10-13

Kurdish-led SDF says Turkish invasion has revived IS, urges no-fly zone The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said a Turkish attack in northern Syria had revived Islamic State and called on allied states that helped fight the jihadist group to close off air space to Turkish war planes....
17:34, 2019-10-12

Hong Kong demonstrators getting protest tattoos It’s the permanent mark of protest. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Hong Kong in record numbers are also finding a hip way to visualize their dissent — with protest tattoos. Artists in the city say they have been inundated with requests for ink that includes symbols of outrage, in...
00:51, 2019-08-19

Turkish Troops Appear to Seize Syrian Town in Fourth Day of Invasion Turkish troops move into a Kurdish-held Syrian town, forcing thousands of people to flee as Turkey pursued an invasion of northeastern Syria with heavy artillery and aerial bombardments despite fresh sanction threats from the Trump administration....
03:00, 2019-10-13

Hundreds Arrested in Kazakhstan as Demonstrators Protest Presidential Vote (MOSCOW) — Police detained hundreds of people in Kazakhstan amid unauthorized protests of a presidential election Sunday that opponents alleged was a fake exercise in democracy. Officers, some in riot gear with shields and helmets, broke up the demonstrations in the capital, Nur-Sultan, and in...
05:51, 2019-06-10

What Happens Next in Syria After Turkey’s Invasion Earlier this week, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would pull back from the border the few U.S. troops along the border in northeast Syria, clearing the way for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to launch his offensive against Kurdish forces in the area. According to reports, Tru...
01:51, 2019-10-12

Hong Kong protest ends in chaotic clashes between police and demonstrators Standoff in Sha Tin over extradition bill came one day after unrest in Sheung ShuiViolent clashes have erupted between Hong Kong police and protesters at the end of a peaceful demonstration against the controversial extradition bill. The incidents took place late on Sunday in a bustling town between...
22:34, 2019-07-14

Thousands of demonstrators demand free elections in Moscow’s biggest protest in years A month of demonstrations over elections for the Moscow city legislature have turned into the biggest sustained protest movement in Russia since 2011-2013, when protesters took to the streets against perceived electoral fraud....
01:00, 2019-08-11

Pentagon Urges Turkey to Halt Its Invasion Into Syria (WASHINGTON) — An “impulsive” decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to invade northern Syria will further destabilize a region already caught up in civil war and puts America’s Syrian Kurdish partners “in harm’s way,” Defense Secretary Mark Espe...
01:51, 2019-10-12

| WATCH | Zimbabwe police fire teargas, beat demonstrators after court bans opposition protest Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Demonstrators Break Glass Doors in Attempt to Storm Legislature Demonstrators used a makeshift battering ram as they tried to storm the city’s Legislative Council, hours after a government ceremony commemorating the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese control....
09:00, 2019-07-01

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9. The post Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 appeared first ...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Protest leader defends 'teammates' over invasion of HK govt building An activist spearheading protests in Hong Kong has defended "teammates" who stormed a government building in the city, as he warned opposition to a controversial extradition bill was far from over....
13:17, 2019-07-02

Turkey's Syria offensive an 'invasion': Arab League secretary general Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit on Saturday led Arab foreign ministers in lambasting Turkey's military operation in northeast Syria as an "invasion of an Arab state's land and an aggression on its sovereignty"....
18:34, 2019-10-12

Taiwan's military stages mock Chinese invasion Thousands of air, sea, and land troops took part in the exercises across the entire island. The drills took place amidst what Taiwan says is increasing military intimidation from China....
10:51, 2019-05-30

Turkey's Syria invasion: Member of US Special Forces says, 'I am ashamed for the first time in my career' A U.S. Special Forces soldier serving alongside the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria told Fox News' Jennifer Griffin on Wednesday they were witnessing Turkish atrocities on the frontlines. ...
17:17, 2019-10-10

Turkey’s invasion of Syria puts Islamic State fight on hold at a critical time Islamic State remnants are seeking to revive their networks in Syria and Iraq but now the effort to prevent them from regaining a foothold has paused....
11:51, 2019-10-12

Gunmen Kill Turkish Diplomat at Restaurant in Northern Iraq (IRBIL, Iraq) — Unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least one Turkish diplomat stationed in Ankara’s consulate and one Iraqi civilian, Turkish officials and Kurdish security forces said. The rare shooti...
21:34, 2019-07-17

Turkish Air Strikes Hit Kurdish Militant Targets In Northern Iraq Turkish air strikes hit Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq, Ankara's defence ministry said Tuesday. The ministry said on Twitter that "nine terrorists were neutralised" in air strikes in the......
11:51, 2019-10-08

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four. Police said the arsonists struck in the pre-dawn hours of Monday, pour...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong airport protest: Riot police clash with demonstrators as airport crippled for a second day Riot police armed with pepper spray and swinging batons clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong airport as departing flights were suspended for a second day....
07:51, 2019-08-14

UN: 100,000 flee after Turkish incursion in Syria A war watchdog has said dozens of militiamen and several civilians were killed during Turkey's offensive in Syria. The UN has also said that 100,000 people have had to flee their homes in the border region....
21:17, 2019-10-11

U.S. says does not endorse, won't help, Turkish offensive in Syria The United States does not endorse Turkey's planned offensive in northern Syria and the U.S. military will not support it in any way, the Pentagon said on Monday, moving to distance itself from an operation that threatens U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters....
19:00, 2019-10-07

| Will a 'safe zone' be set up in northern Syria? Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes a new "safe zone" in northern Syria will kill two birds with one stone - easing the refugee burden and pushing Kurdish militants away from his southern border....
16:17, 2019-09-28

U.S. Officials Are Worried About Turkish Foray Into Syria U.S. officials are increasingly concerned that Turkey soon will mount a major incursion into northern Syria and trigger a clash with Kurdish fighters, an action that would likely prompt the Trump administration to remove all American forces from Syria to avoid the conflict....
02:00, 2019-10-04

Turkish offensive in Syria a success, will go on, leaders say A day after it launched a military operation into northern Syria to clear the region near its border of Kurdish forces, Turkey announced Thursday that the plan has so far been a success and will continue....
14:51, 2019-10-10

100,000 flee as Turkish offensive pushes into Syria Turkey has remained defiant in the face of international criticism, insisting the military will push forward with its incursion. The UN has warned of an impending humanitarian crisis as thousands flee to safety....
23:17, 2019-10-11

Syria moves troops towards Turkish offensive The Syrian military is mobilizing soldiers towards the north of the country to face the Turkish incursion. A senior Kurdish politician said government forces and the SDF have held talks over a possible deal....
21:34, 2019-10-13

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of U.S. and Turkish Forces, Again Syria’s foreign minister demanded both countries evacuate their forces from the war-ravaged country or face “countermeasures.” Syria has made such threats before without taking steps to enforce them....
06:51, 2019-09-29

Up To 1,000 US Troops To Withdraw From Northern Syria, Says Pentagon The Pentagon said Sunday President Donald Trump had ordered the withdrawal of up to 1,000 troops from northern Syria -- almost the entire ground force in the war-torn country -- amid an intensifying......
01:00, 2019-10-14

US targets al-Qaida militants in northern Syria BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. military says it has struck an al-Qaida leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks threatening Americans and others were being planned. The U.S. Central Command said in a statement that the strike occurred on Sunday near the northern province of Aleppo. T...
14:00, 2019-07-01

US Troops In Syria Came Under Fire From Turkish Incursion: Pentagon US troops near the northern Syrian border came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday, a Pentagon spokesman said, warning that the US was prepared to meet aggression with "immediate......
04:51, 2019-10-12

US special forces get caught up in Turkish shelling in Syria A group of US Special Forces troops were caught close to the action in Syria when Turkey shelled Kurdish positions in the area, a report said Friday. A senior Pentagon official told Newsweek that the attack by the Turkish forces was so heavy that the US personnel considered firing back in self-defen...
08:17, 2019-10-12

US troops in Syria come under fire from Turkish positions, Pentagon says All US troops accounted for after explosion near outpost where Turkey knew American forces were present, official saysUS troops deployed near the city of Kobani in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions, the Pentagon said on Friday evening.The explosion occurred near a milit...
18:00, 2019-10-12

Explosions shake Syria's Ras al Ain on Turkish border: CNN Turk Several large explosions on Wednesday rocked the northeast Syrian town of Ras al Ain, on the border across from the Turkish town of Ceylanpinar, a CNN Turk reporter said, adding that the sound of planes could he heard above....
15:51, 2019-10-09

Turkish offensive triggers exodus of aid workers from Syria EU urges restraint amid warnings that campaign against Kurdish forces will put hundreds of thousands of lives at riskDozens of aid workers have crossed the border from north-eastern Syria into Turkey after agencies ordered a widespread evacuation in anticipation of an expanded Turkish push into the ...
14:17, 2019-10-10

Turkish strikes kill two in northeast Syria: Kurdish-led SDF The Kurdish-led force holding northeast Syria said on Wednesday that Turkish air strikes killed two civilians and injured two others near the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain....
19:00, 2019-10-09

Turkish offensive moves to seize key routes in NE Syria Turkey’s official news agency says Turkey-backed Syrian opposition forces have reached a strategic highway in northeastern Syria as Turkey’s offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters enters its fourth day...
11:51, 2019-10-12

Syria: Turkish-Kurdish clashes cause mass displacement Turkey's offensive aimed at driving Kurds it calls "terrorists" from northeastern Syria has entered its fifth day. The assault has raised fears that the "Islamic State" could regroup in the region....
13:17, 2019-10-13

Turkish strikes hit civilians as Syria offensive intensifies Turkey's military stepped up airstrikes and a ground offensive into Kurdish-held parts of northeastern Syria.        ...
02:17, 2019-10-11

Syria: Hundreds of 'IS' supporters freed in Turkish incursion Clashes between Turkey and Kurdish fighters allowed some 950 terrorist sympathizers to flee a guarded camp in Syria. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for an immediate halt to the fighting....
20:34, 2019-10-13

Turkish forces fired on U.S. troops in Syria, Pentagon says The Pentagon has confirmed that Turkish forces fired on U.S. troops stationed in Syria, though military sources differ on whether the action was intentional....
21:00, 2019-10-12

'We will win or we will die,' say defiant Kurds facing Turkish operation in Syria The road into Tal Abyad was eerily empty. The Syrian border town's shops were all shuttered, following a steady stream of artillery strikes on its outskirts that began Thursday....
03:17, 2019-10-11

U.S. won't send more troops to Syria for joint Turkish patrols The U.S. military will not increase troop levels in Syria to carry out joint patrols with Turkish forces, a top general said on Friday, adding that his goal was to eventually reduce the number of U.S. forces in the country....
01:00, 2019-09-14

U.S. troops in Syria came under fire from Turkish positions -Pentagon U.S. troops in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday but none were wounded, the Pentagon said, an incident that highlights the risks to U.S. troops as Turkey wages an offensive against U.S.-allied Kurdish militia....
03:51, 2019-10-12

U.S. official says planned Turkish incursion into Syria 'very bad idea' The United States does not support a planned Turkish incursion into northeast Syria "in any shape or form" as it will not make the region any more secure against threats from Islamic State, a senior State Department official said on Monday....
19:00, 2019-10-07

Turkish convoy in Syria hit by airstrikes, Ankara claims Reported strike came after large number of Turkish forces crossed border into Idlib provinceTurkey has sent significant numbers of tanks and troops deep into Syria in an apparent bid to reinforce the town of Khan Sheikhun, where 92 people died in a 2017 sarin gas attack, one of the war’s most infamo...
21:00, 2019-08-19

U.S. troops in Syria came under fire from Turkish positions: Pentagon U.S. troops in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday but none were wounded, the Pentagon said, an incident that highlights the risks to U.S. troops as Turkey wages an offensive against U.S.-allied Kurdish militia....
03:17, 2019-10-12

Turkey's Syria offensive 'invasion' of Arab land: Arab League secretary general Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit on Saturday led Arab foreign ministers in lambasting Turkey's military operation in northeast Syria as an "invasion of an Arab state's land and an aggression on its sovereignty"....
17:34, 2019-10-12

White House says Turkey will ‘soon’ invade Northern Syria The White House announced Sunday night that Turkey will soon invade Northern Syria while US troops remain on the sidelines. The development raises questions about the future of the region’s US-allied Kurdish fighters, who helped American forces fight Islamic State terrorists — but are consider...
12:00, 2019-10-07

U.S. troops to withdraw from northern Syria, Defense Sec. Esper says U.S. troops were preparing to withdraw from northern Syria Sunday as Turkish forces continued their advance. Hundreds of Islamic State group supporters escaped from a displacement camp in the area and there were reports of alleged atrocities amid growing international alarm. The situation on the gro...
20:00, 2019-10-13

Turkey unleashes offensive against Kurds in northern Syria Turkey has begun an assault on US-backed Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria that many fear will destabilize the region. The offensive threatens to create a huge chasm between Turkey and the US....
09:17, 2019-10-10

Turkey prepares to fight Kurds in northern Syria Turkey announced Tuesday it is prepared to move into Syria to attack Kurdish rebels it considers terrorists as President Donald Trump defended Turkey on social media....
13:00, 2019-10-09

Trump Orders U.S. Forces to Withdraw From Northern Syria The move removes a last impediment to Turkey’s expanding incursion into Syria and marks an accelerated U.S. pullback from the international anti-Islamic State campaign....
20:34, 2019-10-13

Trump Orders Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Northern Syria The decision effectively cedes control of the area and could allow a resurgence of ISIS, but the defense secretary argued American forces would not have deterred a Turkish invasion....
00:34, 2019-10-14

Syria demands withdrawal of U.S., Turkish forces, warns of countermeasures Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem on Saturday demanded an immediate withdrawal of all U.S. and Turkish troops from his country and warned that Syrian government forces had the right to take countermeasures if they refused....
00:51, 2019-09-29

Turkish artillery rounds land near US forces in Syria, no injuries Turkish artillery rounds landed near U.S. forces in northern Syria outside the city of Kobane, but no American troops were harmed, a U.S. official confirms to Fox News....
23:51, 2019-10-11

Turkish Defense Ministry says preparations complete for Syria offensive All preparations for a possible military operation into northeastern Syria are completed, the Turkish Defense Ministry said in a Twitter post late on Monday....
00:34, 2019-10-08

US to let Turkish forces move into Syria, dumping Kurdish allies White House reveals policy shift following conversation between Trump and ErdoğanThe White House has given the green light to a Turkish offensive into northern Syria, moving US forces out of the area in an abrupt foreign policy change that will in effect abandon the Kurds, Washington’s longtime mili...
19:34, 2019-10-07

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria’s rebel province ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry says a Turkish soldier was killed in an artillery strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province, the country’s last rebel stronghold. The strike hit a Turkish observation post. This marks the first Turkish death in a Syrian go...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Syria Kurds Call Up Civilians For Defence Against Turkish Assault The Kurdish administration in northeastern Syria called up civilians on Wednesday to defend the region against a feared Turkish assault, believed to be imminent....
14:00, 2019-10-09

France, Britain, Germany to condemn Turkish offensive in Syria France, Britain and Germany are set to issue a statement strongly condemning Turkey's offensive in northeastern Syria, France's European affairs minister said on Wednesday....
19:00, 2019-10-09

US will withdraw its troops in northeast Syria and pave the way for Turkish assault US Marine Corps The White House said Sunday that US forces in northeast Syria will move aside and clear the way for an expected Turkish assault. For months, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to launch the military assault against Kurdish forces across the border he views as a t...
08:34, 2019-10-07

Syria demands withdrawal of U.S., Turkish troops, warns of 'countermeasures' Syria’s foreign minister on Saturday demanded the withdrawal of all U.S. and Turkish troops, warning that the Syrian government had the right to take action if they remain....
20:51, 2019-09-28

Turkish post in Syria's Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded Turkey's Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control....
13:17, 2019-06-13

EU must consider Turkish arms embargo, call for end to Syria offensive: France European Union foreign ministers must again condemn Turkey's offensive in Syria, call for an arms embargo on Ankara and request that the United States hold a meeting of the coalition against Islamic State, France's foreign minister said on Monday....
09:00, 2019-10-14

Turkish President Erdogan says Syria's Idlib slowly disappearing Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that a so-called de-escalation zone in Syria's Idlib region is slowly disappearing because of military attacks by government forces....
23:17, 2019-09-03

Turkish Offensive In Syria Threatens European Security: France France said on Saturday it has suspended all weapon sales to Turkey and warned Ankara that its offensive in northern Syria threatened European security....
22:00, 2019-10-13

26 Civilians Killed In Turkish Offensive In North Syria: Report At least 26 civilians were killed on Sunday in northeastern Syria as Turkey and its proxies stepped up their offensive against Kurdish forces, a war monitor said....
22:00, 2019-10-13

UK PM Urges Turkish President To End Conflict In Syria And Enter Dialogue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday that Britain had "grave concerns" about Turkey's military action in northern Syria and urged the president to end the conflict and......
22:00, 2019-10-13

Explosion at outpost near US troops amid Turkish offensive into Syria A U.S. official and a Syria war monitor say there has been an explosion near an outpost where U.S. troops are located in northern Syria amid intense shelling during the Turkish offensive in the area, the AP reports....
06:17, 2019-10-12

Turkish-led forces seize highway 30 km deep into Syria: ministry Turkish-led forces have seized control of Syria's M4 highway, some 30-35 km (19-22 miles) deep into Syrian territory, as part of its incursion against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Sunday....
17:17, 2019-10-13

Turkish post in Syria’s Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control. Three soldiers were lightly wounded. The ministry said in a statement posted on Twi...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Will "Obliterate" Turkish Economy If It Acts "Off Limits" In Syria: Trump US President Donald Trump warned Turkey Monday against going too far in Syria, one day after giving Ankara a green light to invade its southern neighbor, sparking panic among Washington's Kurdish......
04:34, 2019-10-08

Donald Trump brands IS Beatles 'worst of the worst' as pair is whisked out of Syrian jail ahead of Turkish invasion Donald Trump today branded two of Jihadi John's henchmen the "worst of the worst" and confirmed they had been whisked out of a jail in northern Syria ahead of a Turkish invasion....
20:17, 2019-10-10

Kurdish official: 'Not in UK's interest for Turkey to attack northern Syria' A senior Kurdish official has told Sky News that it is in the best interests of the UK and other European countries to pressure Turkey not to attack northern Syria. ...
09:00, 2019-10-09

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people....
22:34, 2019-06-02

Trump to withdraw 1,000 troops from Northern Syria as fighting heats up WASHINGTON – President Trump has ordered the withdrawal of remaining US forces in northern Syria to get them out of harm’s way of Turkey’s expanding attack into Syria, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday. Esper told CBS’s “Face the Nation” that Trump called for the “deliberate” withdraw of roug...
01:34, 2019-10-14

Small number of U.S. troops leave town in northern Syria A small number of U.S. troops have left an outpost in the town on Ain Issa in northern Syria because of concerns about a Turkish incursion that is pushing into Syria, two U.S. defense official told Reuters on Sunday....
17:17, 2019-10-13

US begins troop withdrawal from northeastern Syria ahead of Turkish offensive US troops are reportedly leaving northeastern Syria ahead of a planned Turkish offensive. US President Trump has, however, said Turkey must not do anything "off limits," or he would "destroy" its economy....
01:34, 2019-10-08

U.S. pulls back troops in northeast Syria, opening way to Turkish attack The United States began pulling troops back from the northeast Syria border on Monday, opening the way for a Turkish strike on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington, in a move U.S. President Donald Trump hailed as a bid to quit "endless wars"....
15:34, 2019-10-07

Arab League to hold emergency meeting over Turkish offensive into Syria The Arab League will hold an emergency meeting on Saturday, it said in a statement, following a call by Egypt for the body to meet over Turkey's offensive into Syria....
02:51, 2019-10-10

Turkish troops advance into Syria as Trump washes his hands of the Kurds Civilians flee as airstrikes and artillery hit border regionTrump on Kurds: ‘They didn’t help us in Normandy’Turkish troops have advanced into north-eastern Syria, following airstrikes and artillery barrages aimed at US-backed Kurdish forces who control the region.The Turkish military confirmed on W...
06:00, 2019-10-10

Kurdish politician and 10 others killed by 'Turkish-backed militia' in Syria, SDF claims US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces say a prominent politician, her driver, members of Kurdish security forces and several civilians were killed by Turkish-backed militants in Syria on Saturday, after videos circulating online appeared to show the killings....
22:00, 2019-10-13

Syria 'safe zone' deadline expires with Turkish threat looming Turkey's deadline to jointly establish a "safe zone" with the United States in northern Syria by the end of September has passed, leaving the threat of unilateral military intervention by Ankara hanging over the region....
15:00, 2019-10-01

Trump threatens to 'obliterate' Turkish economy over Syria incursion plan President Donald Trump on Monday launched a harsh attack on NATO ally Turkey, threatening to destroy its economy if Ankara takes a planned military strike in Syria too far even though the U.S. leader himself has opened the door for a Turkish incursion....
21:00, 2019-10-07

Turkish artillery barrages reportedly came dangerously close to US troops in Syria Khalil Ashawi/Reuters Turkish artillery fire nearly hit a small group US troops stationed near the Kurdish-held city of Kobane on Friday afternoon, according to multiple media reports. The report comes hours after senior US military officials addressed concerns of a disconnect between Turkish and U...
23:17, 2019-10-11

U.S. set to pull remaining troops from north Syria amid Turkish incursion The United States said on Sunday it is poised to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria after learning that Turkey planned to extend a military incursion further south and west than originally planned....
17:17, 2019-10-13

70,000 people flee fighting in Syria as opposition to Turkish offensive grows More than 70,000 people have been forced to leave their homes in Syria, United Nations' officials have said, as Turkish forces pushed further into the northeast of the country....
13:51, 2019-10-11

Trump Orders All U.S. Troops to Leave Northern Syria, Defense Secretary Says (WASHINGTON) — Amid growing chaos in Syria, President Donald Trump has ordered all U.S. troops to withdraw from the country’s north to avoid a bloody conflict between Turkey and U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters that “gets worse by the hour,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sund...
00:00, 2019-10-14

Islamic State Militants Hit U.S.-Backed Kurdish Fighters in Northern Syria (BEIRUT) — A U.S.-backed force and two Syrian activist groups say Islamic State militants have carried out an attack in the city of Raqqa in northern Syria. The early Wednesday attack targeted a post of the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces in Raqqa, which was once the extremist...
11:00, 2019-10-09

U.S. preparing to withdraw all remaining troops from northern Syria: Defense Secretary The United States is poised to evacuate about 1,000 U.S. troops from northern Syria amid an ongoing Turkish offensive into the region, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, calling the situation "untenable" for U.S. forces....
17:17, 2019-10-13

Defense secretary says Trump has expanded withdrawal of troops from northern Syria Turkey has begun a military operation in northern Syria against Kurdish groups that were allied with the U.S. in the fight against the Islamic State.        ...
23:00, 2019-10-13

Rocket fired from inside Syria wounds five in Turkish border town: governor Five people were lightly wounded after one of two rockets thought to be fired from within Syria landed on a house in a Turkish border town on Monday night, the provincial governor's office said....
03:34, 2019-07-23

France's Macron urges need to end Turkish assault in Syria in Trump phone call France and the United States have agreed to remain in close contact over Turkey's escalating campaign in northern Syria, French President Emmanuel Macron's office said, adding that he had stressed the need to try to end the offensive in a phone call with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump late on Fri...
03:17, 2019-10-12

US to move about 50 ISIS fighters from Syria to Iraq amid Turkish assault, officials say Around 50 Islamic State fighters that the U.S. removed from Syria in recent days amidst a Turkish military assault are headed to Iraq, officials there say....
01:51, 2019-10-11

Trump Invites Turkish Leader to Washington as Turkey Prepares Syria Offensive President Trump said the U.S. wasn’t abandoning Kurdish fighters in northern Syria amid blowback from lawmakers over his decision to withdraw American troops from the area ahead of a planned military incursion by Turkey, which declared it was determined to proceed....
23:17, 2019-10-08

Turkish airstrikes in Syria reportedly target journalist convoy, civilians; at least 9 dead Fresh airstrikes from Turkey reportedly targeted civilians and a group of foreign reporters in the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn, according to monitoring groups and Syrian Kurdish officials....
01:00, 2019-10-14

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday....
12:17, 2019-06-16

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kills soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defense Ministry said....
23:01, 2019-06-27

U.S. military begins Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in a 12-day joint training exercise called Northern Edge 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska....
22:34, 2019-05-21

Turkish football team's military salute to be 'examined' by UEFA European governing body have said they will be looking into the celebration from Friday's victory for Turkey against Albania. Football authorities may take a dim view of "political gesture."...
04:34, 2019-10-13

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
04:51, 2019-05-24

Trump greenlights Turkey’s plan to move against US Kurdish allies in northern Syria BLINDSIDED, BETRAYED: President Trump, overruling his advisers and blindsiding the Pentagon, has abruptly reversed course and endorsed Turkey’s imminent offensive against America’s Kurdish allies in northern Syria....
14:34, 2019-10-07

Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria: Erdogan Turkey will carry out a military operation in a Kurdish-controlled area east of the Euphrates in northern Syria, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, its third offensive to dislodge Kurdish militia fighters close to its border....
20:17, 2019-08-04

Trump Makes Sudden, Horrifying Decision to Let Turkey Invade Northern Syria Late on Sunday night, the Trump administration made a surprise announcement that it would pull back its remaining forces in Northern Syria and allow Turkish troops to commence a long-planned “operation” in the region. This operation is almost certainly going to look more like an invasion, as critics...
22:34, 2019-10-07

Republican allies blast Trump's decision to hand northern Syria over to Turkey President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria ahead of a long-planned Turkish military operation is being blasted by Republicans better known for being loyal allies of the president....
21:00, 2019-10-07

The US withdrawal from northern Syria creates the perfect conditions for war crimes | Simon Tisdall Erdoğan aims to expel refugees and force Kurdish forces away from Turkey. It will result in enormous damageDonald Trump’s rash and foolish decision to pull the remaining US ground troops out of northeast Syria is a shocking betrayal of the Kurdish forces that were instrumental in destroying the Isla...
19:34, 2019-10-07

In phone call, Esper urges Turkish defense minister to halt Syria offensive The call came as Turkey continues to launch artillery and airstrikes across the border into a region of Syria that — until this week — was part of a “safe zone."...
18:17, 2019-10-11

Hundreds of ISIS supporters escape camp in Syria as Turkish troops approach, Kurds say Hundreds of people affiliated with the Islamic State escaped a camp where they were being held on Sunday after Turkish forces approached the Kurdish-held town, Kurdish officials said....
18:51, 2019-10-13

Thousands flee, hundreds reported dead in Turkish attack on U.S.-allied Kurds in Syria Turkey pounded Kurdish militia in northeast Syria for a second day on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee and killing at least dozens of people in a cross-border assault on U.S. allies that has turned the Washington establishment against President Donald Trump....
02:17, 2019-10-11

Turkish army pushes into Syria, people flee as air strikes, artillery hit border town Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday just days after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, with air strikes and artillery hitting YPG militia positions around the border town of Ras al Ain....
17:00, 2019-10-09

As Turkish forces advance in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations have expressed concern over the rise of the Islamic State in northeast Syria following the Turkish-led incursion....
11:51, 2019-10-12

President Donald Trump draws backlash for move to withdraw U.S. troops in northern Syria In a highly controversial move, the White House has said it will remove U.S. troops from northern Syria ahead of a Turkey military advance to expel Kurdish forces from the region....
00:34, 2019-10-08

People will form human shield if Turkey attacks northern Syria - Kurdish official A senior Kurdish official has told Sky News that it is in the best interests of the UK and other European countries to pressure Turkey not to attack northern Syria. ...
10:34, 2019-10-09

US forces reportedly leave dozens of 'high value' ISIS prisoners behind as they begin to pull out of northern Syria DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images Violent chaos has engulfed northeastern Syria amid a Turkish invasion after President Donald Trump ordered US troops out of the region and away from Kurdish allies that have fought alongside US forces for years. The New York Times reported that after Trump's dec...
04:00, 2019-10-14

'A big win for Iran and Assad': Lindsey Graham rips Trump decision to pull troops out of northern Syria Sen. Lindsey Graham, a usually staunch ally of President Trump, slammed the president’s sudden decision to withdraw troops from Syria, warning that it could lead to the resurgence of the Islamic State and more Iranian influence in the region....
21:34, 2019-10-07

Syrian army begins to move troops to 'confront' Turkey in northern Syria: state media The Syrian army has begun deploying its troops to northern Syria battlefronts to "confront a Turkish aggression" on Syrian territory, state media said on Sunday....
23:34, 2019-10-13

100,000 displaced, death toll rises, hospital closes as Turkish forces push into Kurdish-held Syria Since Turkish forces launched a military offensive into Kurdish-controlled parts of Syria, border towns have been subject to heavy shelling.        ...
01:17, 2019-10-12

Displaced 'ISIS-supporting women' revolt in Syria border camp as Turkish incursion gains momentum It was a chillingly familiar sight for Syrian-Kurds in the north-eastern slice of their conflict-ripped country: civilians stuffing themselves into vehicles and running on calloused feet with little more than the clothes on their back, fleeing the border towns....
17:17, 2019-10-10

‘My Great and Unmatched Wisdom’: Trump Ignores Warnings on Syria Retreat, Threatens to ‘Destroy’ Turkish Economy In the run-up to his Oct. 6 call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, aides repeatedly warned President Donald Trump about the dangers of abandoning America’s Kurdish allies in Northern Syria, according to three administration officials familiar with the conversations. Erdogan had long...
09:51, 2019-10-08

Esper defends U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria as Trump decries 'Endless Wars,' touts sanctions on Turkey Secretary of Defense Mark Esper defended President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northern Syria as Turkey continues to attack the Kurds, while Trump himself denounced getting involved in "endless wars" and talked up sanctions against Turkey....
00:00, 2019-10-14

'Stain on America's honor': Trump gives Turkey green light to attack US-Kurdish allies in northern Syria Overruling his advisers and blindsiding the Pentagon, President Trump has abruptly reversed course and endorsed Turkey’s imminent offensive against U.S.-Kurdish allies in northern Syria....
21:34, 2019-10-07

Syrian army deploys forces to aid Kurds amid Turkish offensive as Trump orders military withdrawal Syrian government troops were heading to the country's northern border on Monday to "confront Turkish aggression" after making a deal with the U.S.-allied, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, officials said....
09:34, 2019-10-14

Turkey launches military offensive in Syria Turkey was on the brink of launching an offensive into Kurdish parts of Syria, days after President Donald Trump announced U.S. troops would withdraw.        ...
00:51, 2019-10-10

Military build up at Turkey Syria border Tensions were high on the Turkish-Syrian border on Tuesday amid expectations of a Turkish military incursion into northeastern Syria. (Oct. 8)        ...
19:51, 2019-10-08

Lindsey Graham, one of Trump's staunchest defenders, is slamming the president over his decision to pull out of northern Syria and says the White House is lying about ISIS Reuters/Joshua Roberts Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, a consistently passionate supporter of President Donald Trump, slammed the president over his decision to pull US troops out of northeastern Syria to allow Turkey to invade the region. "I hope I'm making myself clear how shortsighted & irrespo...
16:00, 2019-10-07

SPA: two killed as Sudanese military breaks up protest Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least two people and wounding several others, a local professionals association said....
11:51, 2019-06-03

India Slams Turkey For Its "Military Offensive'' In Syria India on Thursday said it was "deeply concerned" over the "unilateral military offensive" by Turkey in northeastern Syria and asserted that the action can undermine stability in the region as well as......
00:17, 2019-10-11

Timeline: Turkey’s military operations in Iraq and Syria Turkey's armed forces have conducted several large-scale military operations over the decades in northern Iraq and northern Syria against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and Islamic State....
07:17, 2019-10-12

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or damage. Israeli media reported sirens warning of incoming rockets were not activated. Israel has acknow...
22:34, 2019-06-01

France says securing military in Syria as U.S. begins withdrawal France said on Monday it was taking measures to ensure the safety of its military and civilian personnel in northeastern Syria as the United States begins to withdraw its forces from the area following a Turkish offensive against Kurdish militias....
06:00, 2019-10-14

Turkey says it will not move military observation post in Syria Turkey will not move the military observation post in northwest Syria that a Turkish convoy was trying to reach when it came under attack during an offensive by the Syrian army, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday....
00:17, 2019-08-21

US Military To Get Custody Of 2 British ISIS Men Over Killings In Syria Two British men accused of involvement in the ISIS's summary executions of Western hostages, including Americans, are being transferred into US military custody because the Turkish incursion into......
04:51, 2019-10-10

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of All Foreign Military Forces (UNITED NATIONS) — Syria’s top diplomat demanded Saturday the immediate withdrawal of American and Turkish forces from the country and said his government reserves the right to defend its territory in any way necessary if they remain. “The United States and Turkey maintain an illeg...
00:17, 2019-09-29

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
08:34, 2019-06-08

Erdogan: Turkey to launch military operation in northeastern Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the Turkish army will soon launch a military operation east of the Euphrates in Syria. The region is mainly controlled by US-backed Kurdish militia....
12:34, 2019-10-05

French officials criticize US over announced military pullback in Syria French Prime Minister Edouard Phillippe said Tuesday that his country's forces would remain in Syria to battle ISIS and defend Kurdish-led forces fighting the terror group....
19:34, 2019-10-09

8 Civilians Among 11 Dead In Turkey's Military Operation In Syria: Report Turkish bombardment on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria killed at least 11 people on Wednesday, eight of them civilians, a monitoring group said....
22:00, 2019-10-09

Erdogan says Turkey to launch military operation in northeast Syria Turkey will mount a military operation in northeast Syria, it said on Saturday, after accusing Washington of not doing enough to expel Syrian Kurdish fighters from its border....
02:34, 2019-10-06

Turkey's Erdogan warns of military operation in northeast Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that Turkey is ready to mount a military operation in northeast Syria to expel Kurdish fighters from the region....
18:00, 2019-10-05

Sudan’s military blames protest leaders for escalation KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military blames the protest movement for an escalation as the second day of the opposition’s general strike kicks in. The protesters have been trying to pressure the army to hand over power to civilian rule following the April ouster of longtime auto...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Tens of Thousands Protest Military Rule in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir. The demonstrations came amid a weekslong standoff b...
16:51, 2019-06-30

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caught up in crossfire in the last rebel stronghold....
05:34, 2019-05-29

Trump blasts Turkey’s military operation against Kurdish fighters in Syria President Trump said Wednesday that the US “does not endorse” Turkey’s military attack against Kurdish fighters in Syria — adding that the White House “made it clear to Turkey that this operation is a bad idea.” Noting that there are no US troops in the area, the president said in a statement ...
22:00, 2019-10-09

Iran's Rouhani urges Turkey to avoid military action in Syria Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called on Turkey on Wednesday to show restraint and avoid military action in northern Syria, as Ankara's forces were poised to advance into an area there being vacated by the U.S. military....
13:34, 2019-10-09

'It's got a big military': Trump worried Turkey would kill or capture US troops in Syria Turkey did not receive permission to attack key U.S. partners against the Islamic State in Syria, a senior administration official said while explaining President Trump’s decision to move American forces....
06:17, 2019-10-08

U.S. military strike targets al-Qaida leaders in Syria, at least 40 reported dead The U.S. military said it conducted a strike in Syria against al-Qaida leaders in the rebel-held Idlib province, located in the north west of the country....
05:51, 2019-09-01

Iran building new classified military base in Syria: intelligence sources Iran has established a new military base in Syria and has plans to house thousands of troops at the location, according to multiple Western intelligence sources....
08:17, 2019-09-04

Thousands are trapped in a desert settlement in Syria, a US military base is just 10 miles away Shukri Shehab and his wife have not slept in two nights. Their three-week-old granddaughter will not stop crying. She needs simple medicine for bloating, Shehab says, but it is nearly impossible for them to find....
13:34, 2019-08-01

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, saying on Monday it was needed to shut down rebel attacks being launched from there....
16:34, 2019-06-03

Oil steady amid military action in Syria, rising crude inventories Oil prices held steady on Wednesday as Turkey launched an offensive in Syria that could disrupt crude production in the region and on hopes of progress in ending the U.S.-China trade war. A buildup in U.S. crude inventories limited gains....
06:34, 2019-10-10

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens country: TV Sudan's Transitional Council on Thursday accused protesters of seizing a vehicle belonging to the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and said an encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to the country....
01:17, 2019-05-31

South Koreans protest renegotiating costs of U.S. military presence South Korean protesters gathered outside the presidential Blue House on Tuesday to voice opposition to the upcoming military cost-sharing renegotiations between Seoul and Washington....
20:17, 2019-08-20

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Sudan's military rulers on Thursday said that a protest encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to stability after a military vehicle was attacked and seized....
02:34, 2019-05-31

Turkey’s military assault in Syria leaves more than 100 Kurdish fighters dead, Erdogan says Turkey’s ongoing military assault in Syria has left more than 100 Kurdish forces dead, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed Thursday morning, a day after his troops launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling on Syrian towns and villages along its border....
17:17, 2019-10-10

Israeli planes struck east Syria, says Hezbollah military media unit Israeli planes hit a Syrian army camp under construction in eastern Syria early on Monday without casualties, said a military media unit run by Lebanon's Hezbollah, a Syrian government ally....
01:00, 2019-09-10

Turkey launches military offensive in Syria after Trump pulls back US troops American lawmakers vowed to retaliate against Turkey and begged President Trump to reconsider his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from the region.        ...
00:51, 2019-10-10

Turkey’s military assault in Syria leaves more than 150 Kurdish fighters dead, officials say Turkey’s ongoing military assault in Syria has left more than 100 Kurdish forces dead, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed Thursday morning, a day after his troops launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling on Syrian towns and villages along its border....
01:51, 2019-10-11

Erdogan threatens military action in Syria, US-backed group vows 'all-out war' if attacked Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that his country will soon launch an “air and ground military operation” east of the Euphrates River in northeastern Syria, prompting the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to promise “all-out war” if they face an unprovoked attack....
03:34, 2019-10-06

Oil steady as military action in Syria boosts prices, crude inventories weigh Oil prices edged up on Wednesday as Turkey launched an offensive in Syria that could disrupt crude production in the region and on hopes of progress in ending the U.S.-China trade war, but a build in U.S. crude inventories limited gains....
21:34, 2019-10-09

Sudan: Military, protest leaders sign historic transition deal Months after mass protests erupted, the main opposition coalition and the ruling military council have signed off on plans for a transitional government. If it works, Sudan could return to civilian rule in three years....
01:51, 2019-08-18

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Association urged people to stay h...
20:51, 2019-06-09

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-democracy sit-in in the capital....
01:00, 2019-06-09

Sudan military issues warning to opposition over planned protest rally Sudan's ruling military council said on Saturday that a coalition of protest and opposition groups would bear the responsibility for any loss of life or damage resulting from a protest march planned for Sunday....
18:17, 2019-06-29

Turkey launches military assault in Syria as Kurdish fighters say warplanes are bombing region A planned Turkish military operation in Syria has now begun, the country's president announced Wednesday, as Kurdish fighters say warplanes are already bombing the region....
19:34, 2019-10-09

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within nine months, following the worst violence since President Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
08:51, 2019-06-04

Sudanese Protest Group: Two Leaders Arrested Amid Standoff With Military Council (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — A Sudanese opposition group said Tuesday that two of its leaders have been arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling military council and a protest coalition that held mass marches this week. The Sudanese Professionals’ Association, which has spearheaded p...
18:34, 2019-07-02

Expanded South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest South Korean forces began two days of expanded drills on Sunday around an island also claimed by Japan, prompting a protest from Tokyo only days after Seoul said it would scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with its neighbor amid worsening relations....
10:51, 2019-08-25

Turkish Cuisine: Here's A List Of Must-Taste Turkish Desserts If you're lucky enough to be travelling to Istanbul, you better pack a healthy appetite and a pair of stretchable pants. Here is a list of must-eats for when you are in Turkey....
03:00, 2019-06-19

Another wildfire in northern Alberta puts County of Northern Lights on evacuation alert Extremely dry conditions, winds and the advancement of the Notikewin Wildfire lead to residents of another part of northern Alberta being put on evacuation alert Tuesday evening....
05:00, 2019-05-29

Photos: Northern lights awes spectators in Canada, northern U.S. The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, stretched far enough south that a large swatch of the northern United States was able to catch the glimmering lights....
12:34, 2019-09-30

Several northern US states will be treated to a northern lights show this weekend If you live in the United States you don’t often get the opportunity to see the phenomenon known as the Aurora Borealis, commonly referred to as the “northern lights.” However, this Labor Day weekend will be different, as NOAA is reporting that several northern states will get a ch...
02:00, 2019-08-31

The Northern Lights Could Be Visible Across the Northern U.S. This Weekend. Here’s How to See the Aurora Parts of the northern United States from Montana to northern New England could get a glimpse of the Northern Lights over Labor Day Weekend, space weather forecasters say. The Northern Lights, or the Aurora Borealis, are a luminous and sometimes colorful display seen in the night sky. They occur when...
23:34, 2019-08-30

Northern lights awe spectators in Canada, northern U.S. The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, stretched far enough south that a large swatch of the northern United States was able to catch the glimmering lights....
21:00, 2019-09-30

Chinese paper says HK demonstrators now have no excuse for violence Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill that had sparked widespread protests was an olive branch that leaves demonstrators with no excuse to continue violence, the official China Daily said on Thursday....
07:00, 2019-09-05

Hong Kong demonstrators rally after activist arrests This is the 13th consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong. It all started in June over a controversial extradition bill, but evolved into a broader pro-democracy movement, with frequent violent clashes with riot police....
12:17, 2019-08-31

Police fire tear gas at demonstrators during third day of Indonesian protests Thousands of demonstrators attempted to reach Indonesia's Parliament building Wednesday in Jakarta in the third day of protests against sweeping government changes....
08:17, 2019-09-26

Mob attacks demonstrators at Hong Kong train station Dozens were injured in Hong Kong early Monday after authorities said a mob of masked men used batons and bamboo rods to beat protesters at a train station....
15:51, 2019-07-22

Demonstrators call for removal of UA professor after homophobic comments TUCSON – Students, staff, professors, and community members are expected to protest on Wednesday at The University of Arizona against the continued employment of the former-chair for the Department of Anesthesiology in the College of Medicine. Dr. Randal Dull stepped down last month after a 20...
17:00, 2019-09-18

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at demonstrators Hong Kong police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station in the residential area of Sham Shui Po in Kowloon....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Protests: Demonstrators Block Roads Thousands of people occupied roads around Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Wednesday, defiantly protesting a bill that would permit extradition to mainland China....
04:34, 2019-06-12

Demonstrators clash in Portland, Oregon, throw ‘concrete milkshakes’ _____ Police in Portland, Oregon, declared an unlawful assembly Saturday after antifa protesters clashed with far-right demonstrators, including the Proud Boys, in the downtown area, resulting in multiple injuries. Authorities believe some demonstrators during the noontime action threw “milksh...
20:17, 2019-06-30

Hong Kong Demonstrators Broaden Agenda as Protests Spread Protests that began six weeks ago as a challenge to Beijing’s growing reach are broadening into a movement pursuing a range of political and social grievances, with demonstrations—and clashes with police—spreading to more parts of the city....
01:17, 2019-07-15

Hong Kong protests: police use water cannon on demonstrators Hundreds of thousands had braved rain to stage peaceful march in triad-linked districtHong Kong police have fired teargas and for the first time used a water cannon to disperse protesters as a weekend of violent clashes dashed hopes of a return to peace after a week of relative calm.Hundreds of thou...
08:17, 2019-08-26

Russia: Demonstrators defiant ahead of opposition rally in Moscow A recent police crackdown on protesters pushing for fair local council elections in Russia's capital has not deterred the demonstrators. Thousands are expected to rally again over the weekend....
22:00, 2019-08-02

Hong Kong police and demonstrators clash as tensions escalate Confrontations come in run-up to 70th anniversary of People’s Republic of ChinaProtesters and police have clashed in Hong Kong in another weekend of unrest as tensions escalate in the run-up to a significant political anniversary for Beijing.Riot police fired teargas, pepper spray and bean bag round...
02:17, 2019-09-23

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow extradition to mainland China....
06:51, 2019-06-12

Demonstrators call for removal of College of Medicine professor after homophobic comments TUCSON – Students, staff, professors, and community members are expected to protest on Wednesday, September 18 at The University of Arizona against the continued employment of the former-chair for the Department of Anesthesiology in the College of Medicine. Dr. Randal Dull stepped down last mo...
06:51, 2019-09-18

Proud Boys members convicted in 2018 clash with Antifa demonstrators Two members of the far-right Proud Boys have been found guilty of charges including attempted gang assault for their part in a melee that followed a speech at New York's Metropolitan Republican Club....
00:34, 2019-08-20

Dozens injured after Georgia police fire rubber bullets at demonstrators The unrest was sparked by the appearance of a Russian MP, who was allowed to chair a session of parliamentPolice in Georgia used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon to stop protesters storming the country’s parliament early on Friday, leaving dozens requiring medical treatment. Thirty-nine pol...
09:51, 2019-06-21

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull story: Tens of thousands join protests as debate looms 5.58am BST Pro-democracy legislator Claudia Mo has addressed the crowds after leading them in ...
07:17, 2019-06-12

Police, demonstrators play cat-and-mouse game across Hong Kong as protests continue Protesters’ five major demands include the release of arrested demonstrators, an independent investigation into alleged police abuse and the dissolution of the current legislature, which is only partially composed of lawmakers who were directly elected....
23:51, 2019-08-04

CFL: Take the Over in Hamilton-Montreal battle What could be more All-American than Fourth of July football from Canada? The Hamilton Tiger-Cats visit the Montreal Alouettes (7:30 p.m.). Hamilton left no doubt in anyone’s mind it was the better of these teams last week as it trounced Montreal 41-10 and easily covered as double-digit home favorit...
00:01, 2019-07-05

China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire' as demonstrators 'prepared to die for the movement' Two-months of growing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that have become increasingly violent have drawn a stark warning from China on Tuesday, which said it will be "only a matter of time" before it punishes those behind the demonstrations in the Asian financial hub....
04:51, 2019-08-07

Global Times says reporter held by demonstrators at Hong Kong airport, rescued by police A reporter from China's Global Times was seized by demonstrators at Hong Kong airport on Tuesday but was rescued by police, the newspaper's editor in chief said....
03:51, 2019-08-14

Nets owner Joe Tsai rips Rockets GM Daryl Morey for supporting Hong Kong demonstrators Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says the damage from Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s tweet showing support for pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong “will take a long time to repair.” Tsai, co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, said in an open letter posted on his Facebook page that he fe...
15:00, 2019-10-07

Hong Kong demonstrators storm government building, police fire tear gas to disperse protesters A group of protesters smashed a window and stormed Hong Kong's legislature building Monday amid another round of massive demonstrations in the city on the 22nd anniversary of the return to Chinese rule as authorities responding with firing tear gas to disperse the crowd....
08:51, 2019-07-02

Police clash with demonstrators in Paris as yellow vest protesters join climate change march Violent clashes broke out between riot police and protesters in Paris on Saturday, after "gilets jaunes," or yellow vest protesters, as well as anti-capitalist activists joined a climate change demonstration....
03:00, 2019-09-22

Bank of Montreal to pay $38 million to settle with U.S. SEC Two units of Bank of Montreal agreed to pay about $38 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges they concealed conflicts of interest in how financial advisers selected some investments for clients....
01:51, 2019-09-28

NHL draft in 2020 awarded to Montreal MONTREAL (AP) — The NHL draft is returning to Montreal for the 27th time and first since 2009. The NHL on Wednesday announced the Canadiens will host next year’s draft, which will be held June 26-27. The announcement was made as the league holds its annual awards ceremonies in Las Vegas, and p...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Montreal’s climate strike through photographs According to organizers, an estimated 500, 000 people marched in the streets of Montreal, marking it the largest strike in the city's history, said Mayor Valerie Plante....
02:17, 2019-09-28

The Ex-Rays: Tampa Bay gets OK from MLB to explore Montreal The Tampa Bay Rays have been given the go-ahead by Major League Baseball to look into playing a split season in Montreal       ...
22:17, 2019-06-20

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
21:51, 2019-06-23

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during a transition period until elections are organized...
05:17, 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Hong Kong protests grow violent as masked assailants attack demonstrators, passengers at subway station Dozens of people were injured at a subway station in Hong Kong on Sunday when a mob of masked assailants attacked protesters and passengers in a dramatic escalation of violence amid ongoing protests in the Chinese territory....
16:17, 2019-07-22

Hong Kong demonstrators called a Chinese-American journalist a 'yellow thug' and attempted to stonewall her reporting Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Jiayang Fan is a Chinese-American staff writer at The New Yorker. Fan has been faced with a barrage of racism while covering the Hong Kong protests. Demonstrators questioned if she is from the Chinese government or if she's actually American. She noted that, with white re...
19:00, 2019-09-21

Hong Kong: Riot police block airport demonstrators as protests continue despite extradition bill withdrawal Riot police patrolled Hong Kong's airport as authorities blocked protesters from gathering at the busy transport hub in continued demonstrations across the territory....
16:34, 2019-09-07

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different to terrorism"....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a day of sit-ins, tear gas and clashes with police that left at least 72 people injured....
22:51, 2019-06-12

Big-serving Isner reaches Montreal second round American John Isner fired down 26 aces to help secure a 6-3 3-6 7-6(6) win over Australian Jordan Thompson on Tuesday and reach the second round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal....
04:17, 2019-08-07

Medvedev stuns second seed Thiem in Montreal "Russian Daniil Medvedev crushed second seed Dominic Thiem of Austria in straight sets as the eighth-seed powered his way into the Rogers Cup semi-finals at Montreal on Friday."...
22:51, 2019-08-09

Rays to explore splitting games with Montreal The Rays have received permission from MLB's executive council to explore a plan in which they would play early-season home games in the Tampa Bay area and the remainder of the year in Montreal, commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday....
22:00, 2019-06-20

Fatigued Djokovic withdraws from Montreal event "Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from next month\u0027s Rogers Cup in Montreal in order to get more rest before opening his hard court season, the world number one said on Thursday."...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Rays looking into splitting season between Tampa and Montreal And you thought the Islanders had it bad. Major League Baseball’s executive council has given the Rays the “permission to explore” a split season between Tampa Bay and Montreal, commissioner Rob Manfred announced at the conclusion of the owners’ meetings Thursday in Midtown. “The purpose of a split ...
22:34, 2019-06-20

| Fatigued Thiem flattened by Medvedev in Montreal Austrian second seed Dominic Thiem hit the wall in a thrashing at the hands of Russia's eighth-seeded Daniil Medvedev in the Montreal Masters quarter-finals....
22:17, 2019-08-09

This week on ‘Focus Montreal’: Sept. 29, 2019 This week on Focus Montreal, Global invites federal election riding candidates to debate climate policy, pipelines and climate anxiety's effect on youth mental health....
20:34, 2019-09-30

Canadians Shapovalov, Raonic advance in Montreal Canadians Denis Shapovalov and Milos Raonic fed off a supportive home crowd to advance in straight sets to the second-round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Monday....
06:17, 2019-08-06

The Madman Theory Of The Montreal/Tampa Bay Rays Any self-respecting student of insane Machiavellian gambits should be familiar with the Madman Theory, Richard Nixon’s self-invented strategy for winning the war in Vietnam. The theory, as recounted by Nixon chief of staff H.R. Haldeman after he got out of jail for his role in Watergate, went like t...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Montreal Offer-Sheeted Sebastian Aho, But Don Waddell Is Getting Off Those Jokes An unexpected delight on the opening of NHL free agency: The Montreal Canadiens have signed Carolina Hurricanes restricted free agent forward Sebastian Aho to an offer sheet. It will be very interesting to see how this one goes down—while it feels unlikely that the Hurricanes won’t match, at the ver...
02:34, 2019-07-02

Bank of Montreal quarterly profit rises slightly Bank of Montreal reported a 1.3% rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as higher provisions for credit losses offset strength in its capital markets business....
13:00, 2019-08-27

Video: Three things to watch in the 2019 Canadian GP in Montreal The Canadian Grand Prix often serves up a thrilling race, but will Mercedes bring a new specification engine to retain its stranglehold on Formula 1 in 2019?...
12:17, 2019-06-06

Vettel fully deserved his Montreal penalty, says Rosberg "Sebastian Vettel fully deserved the penalty that cost him victory in Sunday\u0027s Canadian Grand Prix, 2016 Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg said on Monday."...
20:34, 2019-06-10

Nadal crushes Medvedev to retain Montreal title Top seed Rafa Nadal overwhelmed Russia's Daniil Medvedev 6-3 6-0 to win his fifth Rogers Cup on Sunday in Montreal -- the first time he has retained a title outside of clay....
06:00, 2019-08-12

Edmund stops Kyrgios to reach second round in Montreal "Kyle Edmund crushed his 15th ace on match point to defeat Australia\u0027s Nick Kyrgios 6-3 6-4 and reach the second round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Tuesday."...
10:51, 2019-08-07

Vela has goal, 2 assists as LAFC tops Montreal 4-2 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela scored his league-leading 15th goal and Tristan Blackmon got the first of his career as the Los Angeles Football Club beat the Montreal Impact 4-2 on Friday night. Vela’s goal, a pretty easy touch after a perfect feed in from Eduard Atuesta in the 28th minute mad...
10:34, 2019-05-25

Kyrgios reverts to type with towel tantrum in Montreal Nick Kyrgios looked to have turned over a new leaf in recent weeks, his playful banter with fans and improved focus helping him produce some of his best tennis, but his dark side returned in Montreal on Tuesday thanks to a row over a white towel....
12:51, 2019-08-07

Auger-Aliassime falls in Montreal on 19th birthday Hometown favorite Felix Auger-Aliassime led by a set and a service break Thursday in the third round of the Rogers Cup, but he couldn't hold on for the win on his 19th birthday in Montreal....
03:51, 2019-08-09

Rays to explore splitting games in Tampa Bay and Montreal The Rays received permission from Major League Baseball's executive council to explore the possibility of playing games in both Tampa Bay and Montreal....
01:00, 2019-06-21

Trump has run over 2,000 Facebook ads warning of 'invasion' President Donald Trump has run roughly 2,200 Facebook advertisements warning of an "invasion" at the US border, according to a CNN analysis of Facebook's political ad archive....
17:51, 2019-08-07

Here There Be Dragons. But Can They Survive an Invasion of Tourists? Barring tourists from the giant lizards’ island lair may save them, but the moratorium could doom residents, who will have to leave, too. If they refuse? “It’s their own fault if the Komodo eat them.”...
10:00, 2019-08-12

Kid with a machete thwarts home invasion An 11-year-old Little League star thwarted a North Carolina home invasion when he came out swinging a machete, striking one intruder in the head, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said....
13:34, 2019-06-16

The Observer view on Syria: Syria’s new horror was foretold. It shames us all | Observer editorial Turkey’s invasion of north-east Syria, faciliated by the withdrawal of US forces, could lead to a resurgence of Islamic StateThe conflict engulfing north-east Syria is a wholly avoidable disaster. It was widely foreseen. It could, and should, have been prevented. Responsibility lies principally with...
08:17, 2019-10-13

Medvedev stuns Thiem, Nadal survives scare in Montreal Daniil Medvedev and Karen Khachanov crushed second seed Dominic Thiem and third seed Alexander Zverev respectively to set up an all-Russian semi-final at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Friday....
07:51, 2019-08-10

Rafael Nadal Rallies To Beat Fabio Fognini In Montreal Rafael Nadal, who won his fourth title in Canada a year ago, needed almost two hours on Friday to overcome the Italian veteran who shocked him on clay at Monte Carlo in April....
09:34, 2019-08-10

Montreal Liberal candidate turfed following anti-Semitism allegations Guillet, who was running in Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel, is a former imam who spoke at the funeral for several of the victims of the Quebec City mosque attack in 2017....
04:34, 2019-08-31

Promoted: Popular Shell House Canada comes to a close in Montreal After a successful weekend entertaining and educating Formula 1 fans in Montreal, Shell House comes to an end. Here are the highlights from the Canadian Grand Prix event...
23:17, 2019-06-11

Les Forges de Montreal: Saving the blacksmith trade and its heritage site The City of Montreal announced that they would save the heritage site and remove a clause originally put in place by the former Tremblay administration....
07:51, 2019-08-31

UPDATE 1-Bank of Montreal pays $38 mln to settle U.S. SEC charges it hid conflicts Two units of Bank of Montreal agreed to pay about $38 million to settle U.S. regulatory charges they concealed conflicts of interests by failing to tell clients their money was often being invested in expensive, in-house funds....
01:51, 2019-09-28

Greta Thunberg leads 500,000 people at Montreal climate rally In the Fridays for Movement weekly protest, the Canadian city of Montreal led the way, with half a million children and adults taking part. Millions more across the globe joined in....
01:51, 2019-09-28

So the Rays could call Tampa and Montreal home? Answering key questions The Tampa Bay Rays received permission from MLB to explore a two-city future. Could it actually happen? Where would they play in the postseason? Here's what you need to know....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Nadal shakes off slow start to reach Montreal third round Top seed and defending champion Rafa Nadal overcame a slow start to beat British qualifier Dan Evans 7-6(6) 6-4 while Stefanos Tsitsipas and John Isner both fell in second-round upsets at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Wednesday....
13:51, 2019-08-08

Nadal to meet Medvedev for Montreal title after Monfils injury Rafa Nadal will play Russia's Daniil Medvedev for the Rogers Cup title in Montreal on Sunday after injured Frenchman Gael Monfils withdrew from his semi-final match with the Spanish top seed on Saturday....
03:34, 2019-08-11

Rays to explore splitting home games between Tampa Bay and Montreal Rays given approval to explore playing home games in two citiesClub has consistently ranked among MLB’s worst in attendanceThe Tampa Bay Rays have received permission from Major League Baseball to explore the possibility of becoming a two-city team, splitting home games between their current stadium...
01:00, 2019-06-21

Baseball's Daffy Pitch for a Combination Tampa Bay-Montreal Franchise Thank you, baseball! Thank you for serving up the wackiest idea in sports: an underappreciated Florida franchise sharing its team with a Canadian city that lost its own baseball club, the Expos, a generation ago....
19:34, 2019-06-21

Aviation emissions to take center stage in Montreal as protests loom A global deal to curb carbon emissions from flying will take center stage when the U.N. aviation agency's triennial assembly opens on Tuesday in Montreal under the shadow of protests led by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg later in the week....
21:51, 2019-09-24

Canada’s party leaders scatter from Montreal to B.C. for campaign Week 3 The Conservative leader will be in Mount Royal and Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel, which have historically been among the safest Liberal ridings in the city....
19:51, 2019-09-26

Baseball union: Player approval needed to play in Montreal LONDON (AP) — Baseball’s players’ association says the Tampa Bay Rays would need permission from the union to play games in Montreal. Commissioner Rob Manfred said last week the low-drawing Rays may explore a split season in Montreal. No timetable for the possible plan was announced Unio...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Greta Thunberg to receive key to city after Montreal climate march Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante welcomed the teen activist, a prominent voice in the fight against climate change, to receive the honour after a climate march on Sept. 27....
19:34, 2019-09-19

Montreal Developer Moves to Thwart Air Canada's Transat Takeover Montreal real-estate developer Groupe Mach surprised markets by offering to buy Transat in an effort to scuttle Air Canada’s attempted takeover of the travel-services specialist....
08:00, 2019-06-05

Rays to explore splitting home games between Tampa and Montreal Major League Baseball has given the Tampa Bay Rays permission to explore the possibility of playing home games in Montreal.       ...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Heathrow Airport drone protest: Environmental activists will go ahead with week-long protest to disrupt flights with toy drones, airport says Climate change activists are going ahead with their plan to cause major disruption at Heathrow Airport by flying toy drones in a week-long protest, the airport has said....
11:51, 2019-08-31

Sardinia hit by worst locust invasion for 70 years Swarms of locusts have destroyed crops and infested houses on the Italian island of Sardinia in the worst such invasion in 70 years, agricultural association Coldiretti said on Tuesday....
16:17, 2019-06-11

Invasion of the electric scooter: can our cities cope? They’re cheaper than cabs, less effort than a bike and more convenient than buses. But as the number of e-scooter accidents rises, a backlash is growingMost of the people riding electric scooters around Copenhagen glide like swans, bodies motionless and serene with heads tilted into the sunshine.I a...
09:34, 2019-07-15

When Poland was lost: The Soviet invasion 80 years ago Only 16 days after the Nazis invaded Poland, the Soviet Union followed suit and marched into Poland on September 17, 1939. The event burdens Polish-Russian relations to this very day, and reconciliation is not in sight....
05:17, 2019-09-18

BBC coverage of the Martian invasion will follow shortly A new TV adaptation stresses the action, horror, and science fictional aspects of HG Wells's celebrated tale; in other words, it's sticking closely to the book...
19:34, 2019-09-30

Mitsubishi weighs new Canadian engineering design center in Montreal: source Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, is weighing the creation of a new engineering design center in Montreal, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, in a move fueled by the company's planned acquisition of Bombardier's CRJ regional jet business....
22:34, 2019-06-27

Montreal marks 50th anniversary of John Lennon, Yoko Ono bed-in for peace A half-century later, the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel is celebrating their storied pacifist pitch to the world with an art exhibition and tours of the suite they occupied....
03:17, 2019-05-26

Nick Kyrgios shouts at umpire over 'incorrect' towel in Montreal loss Tennis enfant terrible bows out in Canadian Open first roundAustralian collects code violation for an obscenityAn out-of-sorts Nick Kyrgios, upset over a towel, has been beaten in the first round of the Canadian Open in straight sets to leave John Millman as the lone Australian in the main draw.Brit...
19:00, 2019-08-07

Students demand meeting with Premier Legualt as CAQ convention kicks off in Montreal Students are calling for a meeting with Quebec Premier François Legault to discuss green issues as the party convention for the Coalition Avenir Québec kicks off in Montreal Saturday....
18:34, 2019-05-25

Mitsubishi weighs new Canadian engineering design center in Montreal -source Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, is weighing the creation of a new engineering design center in Montreal, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, in a move fueled by the company's planned acquisition of Bombardier's CRJ regional jet business....
22:51, 2019-06-27

NetEase opens game studio in Montreal as part of global expansion  NetEase, one of China's big internet and online game publishers, has launched a new video game studio in Montreal as part of a global expansion.Read More...
19:51, 2019-07-22

Half A Million Join Greta Thunberg At Montreal Climate Rally Teen activist Greta Thunberg urged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other world leaders Friday to do more for the environment as she led half a million protesters in Montreal as part of a......
03:17, 2019-09-28

Hamilton hopes Vettel's Montreal pole is Ferrari's "turning point" Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton hopes Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix pole position marks a turning point for the Ferrari team this season...
01:34, 2019-06-09

Andrew Scheer calls appointment of Syrian consul in Montreal ‘outrageous’ Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says it is "outrageous'' that Ottawa has allowed a sympathizer of the Syrian president to become the honorary consul in Montreal....
19:51, 2019-09-24

Mercedes-Benz pulls out of 2020 Toronto, Montreal auto shows Canadian International AutoShow organizers in Toronto are speaking with other manufacturers about occupying the space vacated by Mercedes-Benz, which also has withdrawn from other shows....
22:51, 2019-09-03

Rays Suggest Playing Half Their Home Games In Montreal: Seriously, What The Hell? Given all of the problems with the Rays—and there are many—dire situations call for nontraditional thinking. Like hanging out with your friends and smoking a ton of weed and wondering aloud Dude. What if a team could play in two cities? That is probably not how this proposed solution to the Rays’ at...
21:51, 2019-06-20

EVE Online's Latest Expansion Brings An Alien Invasion Alien forces have invaded EVE Online, and players across the galaxy are banding together to resist them. In the latest free expansion to EVE, a lost race of humans known as Triglavians have breached the walls of reality and are pouring out of the Abyss. Triglavian forces are currently laying siege t...
02:01, 2019-05-30

Parasite review – creepy invasion of the lifestyle snatchers Bong Joon-ho’s bizarre black comedy about a rich Korean family and a poor one in a modern-day Downton Abbey situation gets its tendrils in youBong Joon-ho has returned to Cannes with a luxuriously watchable and satirical suspense drama. It runs as purringly smooth as the Mercedes driven by the lead ...
06:51, 2019-05-22

The Khachkar Stones of Noratus and Resistance of the Invasion of Tamerlane The ancient village of Noratus, in the Gegharkunik region of Armenia, is a hidden gem with a number of historical monuments. ...
00:51, 2019-07-02

Worst invasion of locusts in 60 years hits Sardinia The plague has been described as the worst of its kind in six decades. Vegetation has been severely hit and the industry fears it may be too late to save this year's crop....
17:17, 2019-06-11

Viking Invasion Resurrected Ireland's Failing Population The early medieval period in Ireland (400-1200 AD) was a time of key importance. It was a turning point in European history and the origin of much contemporary Irish culture and identity. ...
16:51, 2019-08-24

Telling Lies Is An Eerie Virtual Invasion of Privacy Telling Lies is an upcoming narrative-driven game that’s the successor to Her Story from creator Sam Barlow. Much like its predecessor, you’ll dig through hours of footage to piece together the mystery of why these four characters’ video conversations have been recorded by the NSA....
22:17, 2019-06-15

Church at center of the D-Day invasion honors American paratrooper The bond between a Normandy town and the Americans who liberated it is memorialized in a unique way -- on a church where an American paratrooper found refuge 75 years ago....
21:00, 2019-06-06

2-year-old boy shot and killed in Texas home invasion A 2-year-old boy from Texas is dead and two others were injured after a botched home invasion in a Harris County neighborhood late Tuesday, police said. Lt. Robert Minchew with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were dispatched to the Trailing Vine Apartment complex in northeastern Har...
20:34, 2019-07-03

How the Trump Campaign Used Facebook Ads to Amplify His ‘Invasion’ Claim Some of President Trump’s re-election ads have repeated his inflammatory claims about an “invasion” on the southern border — language that is under scrutiny after the El Paso shooting....
05:34, 2019-08-06

Evidence Of New Route Into Scotland For Roman Invasion Attempt A school playing field in Ayrshire, in the west of Scotland, has provided archaeologists with multiple layers of archaeology topped with a Roman marching camp used in the Roman conquest of Scotland.  Archaeological excavations undertaken by GUARD Archaeology prior to the building of the new Ayr Acad...
02:17, 2019-05-29

A Chinese invasion of Taiwan would be a bloody, logistical nightmare Roaring out of the sky, an F-16V fighter jet lands smoothly to rearm and refuel on an unremarkable freeway in rural Taiwan, surrounded by rice paddies....
04:17, 2019-06-24

Fake Fed Ex worker busted for Brooklyn home invasion One of the two home invaders who posed as a Fed Ex worker and bound a Brooklyn family before robbing them of more than $50,000 in cash and $80,000 worth of jewelry was busted by cops Tuesday, authorities said. The suspect, 53-year-old Santiago Mateo of the East Village, was arrested after cops were ...
07:00, 2019-10-09

The Trump Campaign Promoted More Than 2,000 "Invasion" Ads on Facebook This Year Donald Trump's reelection campaign spent $1.25 million on immigration-specific advertisements, which are under new scrutiny in light of the El Paso shooting....
23:51, 2019-08-06

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public Health....
00:17, 2019-06-20

Opinion: Rays' Montreal play has huge ripples - and likely means end of MLB in Tampa With the Rays exploring the option of playing games in Montreal in the future, it creates a significant ripple effect on the baseball landscape.       ...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Liberal, Green party leaders to take part in Montreal climate change march Justin Trudeau and Elizabeth May will take part in Montreal's climate change march on Friday, while NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh will join a similar event in B.C....
23:34, 2019-09-26

UPDATE 1-Bank of Montreal profit misses estimates on rise in expenses, provisions Canada's fourth largest lender, Bank of Montreal, missed analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, snapping seven straight quarters of profit beats, as higher expenses and provisions for bad loans offset gains in its retail banking business....
13:51, 2019-05-29

Montreal-based former Doctors Without Borders head discusses leading aid agency in an era of fear Dr. Joanne Liu, who led Doctors Without Borders through some of the worst medical crises of the last decade, is moving back to Montreal after six years with the organization....
00:51, 2019-10-10

Singh, May campaign in Montreal as Scheer heads to notorious Quebec border crossing The Conservatives aren't saying whether they're talking about immigration and the border on the federal campaign trail today, but leader Andrew Scheer is gathering reporters for a field trip starting just a couple of kilometres from the spot in Quebec where thousands of irregular migrants have cross...
14:34, 2019-10-09

‘Invasion’ of land crabs at Florida home caught on video It was “the invasion of the land crabs.” That’s how one Florida homeowner described an influx of the crustacean seeking refuge at his house in Port St. Lucie last week. “Oh my goodness, I saw all those crabs and I said, ‘Wow!'” Dan Scovern told WPTV on Friday of t...
23:00, 2019-07-15

Archaeologists unearth mass graves from Mongol invasion of Russia Enlarge (credit: Institute of Archaeology, Russian Academy of Sciences) Archaeologists excavated part of the old city center of Yaroslavl, Russia, between 2005 and 2010 as part of an effort to restore its cathedral. During the digs, they discovered nine medieval mass graves holding the remains of ...
00:34, 2019-09-12

Pelosi needs to address 'invasion' at border, Congress' inaction 'shameful', GOP Rep. says Rep. John Rose, R-Tenn., criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Saturday over Congress' "shameful" inaction on immigration reform and warned about an "invasion" at the southern border....
03:00, 2019-06-09

Theft of wheelchair latest setback for man, 20, shot during home invasion A 20-year-old Oklahoma man who was severely injured in a home invasion earlier this year had his rented wheelchair stolen off of his from porch last week. The cruel twist of fate may have the family on the hook for $1,000....
18:00, 2019-06-15

D-Day: 17 stunning photos from 1944 show how hard the Normandy invasion really was On June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy in Nazi-occupied France during World War II, forever reshaping the war during D-Day.        ...
05:51, 2019-06-07

Calgary homeowners frustrated with ‘overwhelming’ gopher invasion: ‘It’s an infestation’ It's being called a rodent invasion. Homeowners in a northeast Calgary community are frustrated with dozens of gophers that have tunneled into their yards....
07:17, 2019-06-17

As waters warm, lionfish invasion strains Lebanon's seas Lebanese fisherman Hassan Younes has been diving the same waters off his coastal hometown for three decades but has never seen anything like this year as native species disappear and invasive lionfish take their place....
02:51, 2019-07-10

Czechs, Slovaks irked by Russian revisions on 1968 invasion PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech and Slovak governments have criticized what they see as historical revisionism by Russia about the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia. The Czech Foreign Ministry said Monday a draft amendment to Russia’s law on veterans states troops participated in the invasion...
19:34, 2019-06-03

In a British Invasion, 'Downton Abbey' Leads the Weekend Box Office “Downton Abbey” collected a robust $31 million in the U.S. and Canada, according to preliminary estimates, a healthy start that bucks the trend of recent TV-to-film failures....
02:51, 2019-09-23

11-year-old North Carolina boy stops home invasion with a machete An intruder was stopped by an 11-year-old North Carolina boy wielding a machete. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-18

Home invasion suspect flees hospital despite machete wound HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a home invasion suspect fought off by an 11-year-old with a machete has left the hospital and is on the loose. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday that 19-year-old Jataveon Dashawn Hall left the hospital where he was bein...
18:17, 2019-06-16

Greta Thunberg leads Montreal climate strike amid aviation emissions talks Teenage activist Greta Thunberg is spearheading a climate change strike on Friday in Montreal where U.N. aviation leaders are gathering to debate plane emission targets....
16:00, 2019-09-27

Aspiring teachers denied employment as Montreal school boards apply religious symbols ban A francophone school board in Montreal (CSPI) admits to turning down two aspiring teachers, after they refused to remove their visible religious symbols....
08:00, 2019-09-10

For transcendent fandom and tasty fried-chicken comedy, look to Montréal's Fantasia Film Festival Montréal adores Brutalism. It’s everywhere in the downtown area of the city, the harsh high rises coexisting surprisingly well with the lush summer greenery and colorful graffiti art. Even the name of the widely abhorred architectural movement has a dual identity that feels very Quebec: French archi...
06:51, 2019-07-21

‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion VER-SUR-MER, France (AP) — ‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion. The post ‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion appeared first on LEX18.com....
09:34, 2019-06-06

Amazon's 'Jack Ryan' TV series lambasted for promoting Venezuela 'invasion' Venezuela's culture minister has accused Amazon television series "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" of promoting an invasion of the South American nation, following a trailer for the second season that appears to put Caracas at the center of a global conspiracy involving nuclear weapons....
02:00, 2019-09-07

Seaweed invasion threatens tourism in Mexico's beaches as problem worsens Hotel occupancy rates have dropped as concern grows that the seaweed is threatening key industry in the Mayan RivieraTrying to ignore the rotten-eggs whiff drifting in from the shoreline, a team of municipal workers was scooping up wads of rotting brown seaweed from the beach of this Mexican beach t...
10:34, 2019-06-28

Texas boy, 2, shot and killed in home invasion, suspects on loose: police A 2-year-old boy from Texas was killed and two others injured in a botched home invasion Tuesday night in a Harris County neighborhood, police said. ...
15:00, 2019-07-03

The moment neighbors found Bay Ridge couple bound after home invasion Exclusive photos show the moment a Brooklyn man found his neighbors bound by duct tape in their Bay Ridge house — right after home invaders made off with their safe containing more than $50,000 in cash and $80,000 worth of jewelry. The victims — a 36-year-old woman, her 81-year-old father and 75-yea...
20:34, 2019-09-25

D-Day veteran John McHugh recalls Normandy invasion: It was hell on earth In an appearance on "Shepard Smith Reporting," World War II Army Cpl. John McHugh on Thursday recalled his harrowing experience as one of thousands of troops storming the beaches of Normandy, describing what he witnessed as "hell on earth."...
06:34, 2019-06-07

Home invasion suspect who was thwarted by 11-year-old captured after walking out of hospital A North Carolina man who walked out of a hospital on Friday night -- after an 11-year-old struck him in the head with a machete in a foiled home invasion -- was captured after more than a day on the run, investigators announced Sunday....
02:34, 2019-06-17

'Sea-borne invasion' of wild boar swamps mystical Malaysian island Fishermen report seeing ‘snouts in the dark’ on Malacca Strait, one of the world’s busiest shipping lanesA mystical Malaysian island is grappling with a “sea-borne invasion” of wild boar, which some believe are swimming kilometres across one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes before destroying cr...
06:34, 2019-09-06

The idea that Latinx people constitute an 'invasion' in the US is nothing new | Iván Chaar López If we want to dismantle white supremacy, we must approach immigration in a manner that centers on the human rights and dignity of Latinx peopleSince the beginning of 2019, Donald Trump’s presidential campaign launched more than 2,000 ads on social media that warn people of the supposed threat of L...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Troop insomnia shot up 652% after Iraq invasion, with deployments eyed as culprit The rate of insomnia among troops shot up 652% after the invasion of Iraq, according to a new study, raising concerns that increased deployment is having a detrimental effect on performance....
01:17, 2019-08-06

Teen rapper Tay-K sentenced to 55 years in prison for deadly home invasion Texas rapper Tay-K has been sentenced to 55 years behind bars for the 2016 murder of Ethan Walker during a home invasion.        ...
15:17, 2019-07-24

Murder of Brazilian indigenous leader a ‘worrying symptom’ of land invasion In the wake of the murder of indigenous leader Emrya Wajãpi in Brazil, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has called on the country’s authorities to “react quickly and decisively” to protect the rights of indigenous peoples on their lands....
18:34, 2019-07-31

China says U.S. demand on its state-owned enterprises is 'invasion' on economic sovereignty The United States has called on China to curb the development of its state-owned enterprises (SOEs), a demand that China sees as an "invasion" on its economic sovereignty, Chinese state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday....
22:00, 2019-05-25

Miners Kill Indigenous Leader in Brazil During Invasion of Protected Land Land invasions in indigenous territories are on the rise across Brazil. Indigenous leaders say they regularly come under threat by miners, loggers and farmers....
23:17, 2019-07-31

Las Vegas pizzeria serves grasshopper pizza amid insect invasion One Nevada restaurant is making the most of the hordes of grasshoppers that have descended upon Las Vegas — by using them as inspiration for a pizza topping....
05:17, 2019-08-01

Colts’ Chad Kelly suspended two games for home invasion arrest Chad Kelly is on double-secret probation, and his last NFL chance is off to a tough start. Just after the Colts gave Kelly a shot at OTAs as their fourth-string quarterback, the NFL suspended him without pay for the first two games of the season. The discipline makes sense. Kelly, you will recall, w...
00:17, 2019-06-01

Father shot, daughter injured in New Jersey home invasion: cops A New Jersey man was shot, and his daughter was hurt, by attackers who broke into their home Tuesday morning, police said. The 43-year-old and his 18-year-old daughter were inside their home on Equality Court in Mount Laurel around 3 a.m. when two men broke in through a back window and ordered them ...
00:34, 2019-08-14

D-Day: Trump and world leaders celebrate the Normandy invasion that saved Europe from Nazism An avowed nationalist, Trump followed in previous presidents’ footsteps in remembering the battle that helped create the modern transatlantic relationship....
01:17, 2019-06-07

Sick manifesto linked to Walmart shooting suspect blames ‘Hispanic invasion’ The manifesto, titled “The Inconvenient Truth,” proclaims the author’s support for the Christchurch mosque shootings before stating "this attack" is a response to the "Hispanic invasion of Texas."...
06:00, 2019-08-04

"Hispanic Invasion Of Texas": Inside Hate-Filled Note Of Walmart Shooter Shortly before a gunman opened fire outside a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, killing 20 people and injured dozens more, a manifesto believed to be linked to him was posted online. It railed against a......
12:34, 2019-08-05

The Invasion of Poland Wasn’t Hitler’s First Aggression. Here’s Why That Move Marked the Beginning of WWII After roughly 1.5 million German soldiers, more than 2,000 airplanes and more than 2,500 tanks crossed the Polish border on Sept. 1, 1939, the British gave Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler an ultimatum: pull out of Poland, or else. Hitler ignored the demand, and two days later, on Sept. 3, 1939, Britain a...
17:17, 2019-08-31

China rages against Bolton meeting as anti-invasion drills begin in Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the island, after a highly unusual public meeting between top officials from the US and Taiwan....
08:34, 2019-05-28

D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings. The post D-Day veterans commemorate landmark World War II invasion, exactly 75 years after first Omaha Beach landings appeared first on LEX18.com....
08:51, 2019-06-06

President Trump, Queen Elizabeth reaffirm close ties between US and UK, commemorate D-Day invasion at banquet President Trump capped off the first day of his London visit Monday by dining with Queen Elizabeth and other members of the royal family at a lavish state banquet at Buckingham Palace, ending a tumultuous and busy day that saw the president taking in the sights of the British capital while leveling ...
22:51, 2019-06-03

Turkey's Erdogan warns of flooding Europe with Syrian refugees if EU calls assault an 'invasion' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan threatened Thursday that his country Thursday could “just open the gates and send 3.6 million Syrian refugees into Europe” if the European Union classifies his military’s ongoing assault on Syria as an “invasion."...
17:17, 2019-10-10

Florida boy, 15, died while 'protecting' sister, 5, from home invasion, suspect arrested with several stab wounds A Florida teen found dead last week in a burglarized Port Charlotte home is being hailed a hero after his family said Monday he died while protecting his 5-year-old sister. ...
21:17, 2019-10-01

Study Reveals Vandal's Invasion Destroyed Roman's Luxury Diets, And Class System The diets and geographic origins of people living in Portus, the main maritime port of Imperial Rome, have been determined through analysis of human, plant and animal remains, revealing that after the Vandals sacked Rome in AD 455 a quick change in food resources caused widespread nutritional deplet...
13:17, 2019-06-12

Texas toddler killed, father shot nine times in apparent home invasion robbery attempt (KPRC) A child was killed and his father was shot several times in the chest during an “apparent home invasion robbery” in Spring, Texas late Tuesday. A father was sitting in his open garage with his 2-year-old son – identified as Ivory West Jr. – and a friend when they were ...
08:17, 2019-07-06

Second human-sized jellyfish spotted off English coast sparks invasion fears: Haven't 'seen the biggest yet' It sounds like something out of a 1950s B-movie, but Brits are worried about an invasion of gigantic jellyfish after a second one was spotted this week....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Fans spread love and hope for England Women with polite World Cup invasion | Sean Ingle Football might not be coming home just yet and neither are England’s fans as they got caught up in Le Havre’s cultureThey came over land and by sea, the committed and the curious, all willing England towards unfamiliar glories. And halfway through the first half – with Phil Neville’s side a goal to ...
07:51, 2019-06-28

Blondie singer Debbie Harry shares harrowing story of home-invasion rape in new memoir In her new memoir, "Face It," Blondie singer Debbie Harry reveals she was raped at knifepoint during a home invasion.        ...
23:17, 2019-08-07

'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Dina Manzo's alleged attacker charged in violent home invasion The man who allegedly beat former "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Dina Manzo during a home invasion has been indicted on robbery and assault charges....
15:34, 2019-07-23

The Tampa Bay-Montreal Rays? MLB stars say such a life would be 'impossible' MLB granted the Rays permission to explore splitting their home schedule between Tampa and Montreal, but players say it would be a nightmare.       ...
11:51, 2019-07-10

Florida homeowner shares some scary video of a ’crab invasion’ Following heavy rainfall, a Florida homeowner filmed dozens and dozens of crabs crawling on his house and property. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition’s victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for a possible shift in the country’s politics, writes DW's Erkan Arikan....
04:51, 2019-06-24

Turkish court acquits RSF representative, two others An Istanbul court on Wednesday acquitted the Turkey representative for Reporters Without Borders (RSF) as well as two other campaigners for press freedom on trial for terrorism charges, their lawyers said....
14:51, 2019-07-17

Fourteen killed after Turkish strike in Ras al Ain The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a Turkish air strike on a convoy in the Syrian town of Ras al Ain killed 14 people including five civilians and wounded 10 on Sunday....
23:34, 2019-10-13

Turkish government destroys more than 300,000 books Regime says it is cracking down on anything linked to Fethullah Gülen, the Muslim cleric it blames for 2016’s attempted coupMore than 300,000 books have been removed from Turkish schools and libraries and destroyed since the attempted coup of 2016, according to Turkey’s ministry of education.Turkey’...
23:00, 2019-08-06

A Northern Ireland-only backstop: what is it and will anyone go for it? It is rumoured Boris Johnson wants to revive an old idea to break the Brexit impasseAfter three years of debate and negotiation there is little new under the sun when it comes to Brexit. But it is rumoured in Westminster, and hoped in Brussels, that Boris Johnson is to revert to a Northern Ireland-o...
01:00, 2019-09-11

Another snowstorm to eye northern U.S. next week About 10 days after a giant snowstorm buried the northern Rockies and adjacent Plains of the United States, a new storm has its sights set on bringing some significant snow to the region next week....
21:34, 2019-10-05

Turkish democracy 'backsliding,' EU says in membership report An EU Commission report has said membership talks with Turkey are at a "standstill," citing eroding civil liberties and rule of law under President Erdogan. Turkey has called the assessment inaccurate....
22:00, 2019-05-29

1st Turkish Cypriot MEP envisions himself as division healer Niyazi Kizilyurek says nothing like it has happened in ethnically divided Cyprus in 140 years: He is the first Turkish Cypriot elected to the European Parliament, and he was selected by a primarily Greek Cypriot electorate....
20:51, 2019-05-31

74 Kurdish-led fighters killed in Turkish offensive The death toll among Syrian Kurdish-led fighters battling a Turkish offensive has risen to 74, most of whom have been killed in the Tel Abyad area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday....
10:51, 2019-10-12

Syrian Observatory: Turkish strike in Ras al Ain kills nine The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a Turkish air strike in the Syrian town of Ras al Ain killed nine people including five civilians on Sunday....
17:17, 2019-10-13

Trial opens against controversial Turkish televangelist A controversial Turkish Islamic televangelist and cult leader has gone on trial on more than a dozen charges, including forming a criminal gang, blackmail and sexual abuse of minors...
12:51, 2019-09-17

Turkish government clamps down on liberal imams Liberal imams in Turkey can find themselves arbitrarily fired if they don't toe the line set by the state religious affairs office. The vague charges against them leave those accused with little recourse....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits in the eastern Mediterranean. Erdogan spoke Friday days after Cyprus renegotiated a contract with a consortium made up of Shell, Texas-Based Noble Ene...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities told CNN....
20:00, 2019-07-23

US says could sanction Turkish defence firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, a top Pentagon official said on Monday....
19:34, 2019-06-17

Syrian Kurds mobilize across from Turkish troops Kurds in northeastern Syria issued a "general mobilization" call along the border with Turkey. It comes as Ankara prepares for an invasion of the area in the latest major escalation in the war-ravaged country....
09:17, 2019-10-10

Turkish strikes kill 2 PKK militants, 'neutralize' 3 others Turkish officials said Thursday an airstrike has killed two leaders of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, which is considered by most Western governments a terrorist organization....
00:51, 2019-08-09

A Turkish woman owns over 3,000 coffee cups Coffee is an important part of Turkish culture. Mesude Isikli of Osmaniye, Turkey, has collected over 3,000 coffee cups, and that's not even the world record....
03:34, 2019-08-10

Turkish court prohibits 136 websites: monitor A Turkish court has banned 136 websites and social media accounts mainly belonging to organizations and people critical of President Tayyip Erdogan's government, a monitoring group said on Tuesday, fuelling criticism of state censorship....
01:17, 2019-08-07

What Is the Northern Ireland Backstop, and What Does It Mean for Brexit? The boundary between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, long the scene of tense checkpoints and violent protest, is once again caught up in a bitter division. When the U.K. leaves the European Union -- as British voters chose in a 2016 referendum -- the border between Ireland’s north and ...
08:34, 2019-08-02

GoFundMe for a toilet in northern Saskatchewan Churchill River Canoe Outfitters runs camping trips in northern Saskatchewan and it's organized a GoFundMe page for a composting toilet for Barker Island....
02:00, 2019-07-11

Freeze Warning for Northern Arizona! TUCSON – Colder air is filtering into the Southwest and for higher elevations in Northern Arizona, temperatures will drop to sub-freezing! A Freeze Warning is in effect from 9 PM this evening until 8 AM tomorrow morning as temperatures drop as low as 21° for areas like Flagstaff, Winslow, Hol...
16:17, 2019-10-10

Missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
08:34, 2019-07-02

5 dead from storms on northern Greece Powerful storms have raged over Greece’s northern Halkidiki region, leaving at least five people dead and 20 injured as trees and electricity pylons toppled...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Wildcat Breakdown: Northern Arizona TUCSON – Arizona scored a program-record 51 points in the first half Saturday night on their way to a 65-41 victory over Northern Arizona at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats amassed 450 yards rushing on the game, with the biggest run coming from Gary Brightwell on a 94-yard touchdown sprint. Davi...
03:34, 2019-09-10

15 best spots for spotting the northern lights The northern lights — or the aurora borealis — are one of the most incredible natural phenomena in the world. Here are the 15 best places to see them.       ...
13:00, 2019-08-18

IS supporters escape as Turkish troops near key Syrian town Turkish forces have approached a key Kurdish-held town in northern Syria, setting off clashes that allowed hundreds of Islamic State supporters to escape from a camp for displaced people near a U.S.-led coalition base...
12:51, 2019-10-13

Pentagon says U.S. is not abandoning Kurds facing Turkish attack “We have not abandoned the Kurds. Let me be clear about that,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters. "Nobody green-lighted this operation by Turkey — just the opposite. We pushed back very hard at all levels for the Turks not to commence this operation.”...
10:51, 2019-10-12

Iraq hands over 188 Turkish children of suspected IS members BAGHDAD (AP) — A judiciary spokesman says Iraq has handed over 188 Turkish children of suspected Islamic State militants to Turkey. Judge Abdul Sattar Bayraqdar says Wednesday’s handover took place at the Baghdad airport, in the presence of representatives from the Turkish and Iraqi government...
15:00, 2019-05-29

The Latest: Arab FMs in urgent talks on Turkish offensive The Latest: Arab foreign ministers are meeting to discuss Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria, as the Arab League holds an emergency session at its headquarters in Cairo...
11:51, 2019-10-12

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
00:17, 2019-07-17

U.S. unlikely to impose sanctions on Turkey over Russian buy: Turkish official U.S. President Donald Trump has become more understanding about why Turkey has purchased a Russian missile defense system and he is not expected to impose U.S. sanctions on Ankara over the issue, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
03:00, 2019-09-19

Jamal Khashoggi's Killers Will "Pay The Price", Says Turkish President Shortly upon the release of a UN report regarding Jamal Khashoggi's killing, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said that late journalist's killers "will pay the price."...
05:34, 2019-06-20

Turkish Cypriots investigating blast in breakaway north NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriot authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion outside a village in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus that officials say may have been caused by some type of missile. Ersin Tatar, the north’s prime minister, said that no one was hurt...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Former Turkish PM breaks ties with Erdogan, ruling AK Party Turkey's former prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu, once President Tayyip Erdogan's closest ally, said on Friday he resigned from the ruling AK Party and again criticized its ability to govern, though he did not immediately launch a new party as expected....
13:51, 2019-09-13

Lawyers say detainees tortured in Turkish police custody ISTANBUL (AP) — A lawyers’ group says five former Turkish foreign ministry employees were tortured while in police custody. The Ankara Bar Association said late Tuesday that five of six detainees interviewed reported being stripped, beaten and threatened with object rape. They are among 249 fo...
11:51, 2019-05-29

Turkish court rules to keep U.S. consulate employee in custody A Turkish court ruled on Friday to keep an employee of the U.S. consulate in custody as his trial on espionage charges continues, in a case that has damaged relations between Washington and Ankara....
19:00, 2019-06-28

Netflix applies for license under new Turkish broadcasting rules U.S. online streaming service Netflix has applied for a license to continue operating in Turkey under new online broadcasting rules that have raised fears over possible censorship in the future....
16:17, 2019-09-03

Hasankeyf No More: Turkish Government Submerges 12,000-Year-Old Town The destruction of the 12,000-year-old town of Hasankeyf by the Turkish government has drawn anger and disappointment to many people all over the world. Unfortunately, the submersion of the early Mesopotamian settlement is now imminent. ...
02:17, 2019-05-29

Haftar militia shoots down Turkish drone over Libya A Turkish drone has been destroyed by forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar near Libya's only functioning civilian airport, Haftar's LNA militia said. Turkey previously threatened to strike against the group....
23:51, 2019-06-30

74 Kurdish-led fighters killed in Turkish offensive: monitor The death toll among Syrian Kurdish-led fighters battling a Turkish offensive has risen to 74, most of whom have been killed in the Tel Abyad area, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday....
14:17, 2019-10-12

Former Turkish PM Davutoglu slams Erdogan's AKP after Istanbul defeat A former Turkish prime minister and close ally of President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday harshly criticized the ruling AK Party after a stinging electoral defeat in Istanbul last week that was widely seen as ominous for Erdogan at national level....
19:17, 2019-06-30

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was removing Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Libyan fighters threaten to target Turkish interests Self-styled Libyan National Army says Turkish vessels and interests are ‘legitimate targets’ after accusing Turkey of helping rival forces retake a strategic town near the capital...
20:34, 2019-06-29

Syrian Observatory: 30 civilians killed in Turkish offensive The civilian death toll resulting from Turkey's offensive into northern Syria has risen to 30, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday....
14:17, 2019-10-12

Turkish court sentences hundreds of coup 'ringleaders' The trial of 224 suspects, which include many former military generals, started almost a year after the July 2016 botched coup against President Erdogan. Ankara has incarcerated thousands of dissidents since then....
00:00, 2019-06-21

How Lindsey Graham Got Fooled by a Phony Turkish Official On a pair of calls this summer, two notorious Russian pranksters fooled the South Carolina senator into thinking he was working toward a deal with the Turkish defense minister....
11:17, 2019-10-11

Mortar shells hit Turkish border town, no casualties: NTV Two mortar shells hit the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, but there were no casualties, broadcaster NTV said on Wednesday shortly after Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies launched an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria....
19:00, 2019-10-09

An ancient Turkish town could disappear underwater in weeks A historic Turkish town with thousands of residents is just weeks from destruction, after officials defied a decades-long campaign of opposition and pressed forward with plans to flood the region....
05:34, 2019-08-28

Turkish forces intensify bombardment around Syrian town Turkish forces stepped up their bombardment around a town in northeast Syria on Saturday, the fourth day of an offensive against a Kurdish militia, after U.S. troops in the region came under artillery fire from Turkish positions....
10:51, 2019-10-12

Diyanet: The Turkish religious authority that makes millions Turkey's highest religious authority brings in huge profits, say analysts. But as a historic brewery in Istanbul faces demolition for a dormitory, critics argue that such profiteering is not in line with Islam....
02:00, 2019-09-21

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Russian air defense system....
01:17, 2019-06-11

Freed from Turkish jail, former NASA scientist wants to go back to the U.S. Turkish-American former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, newly released from jail in Turkey, said on Thursday he would like to go back to the United States and get his job back, but the terms of his probation won't allow it....
22:34, 2019-05-30

Turkish strikes are causing chaos on the Syrian border — here's what you need to know Burak Kara / Getty Images After President Donald Trump announced his decision late Sunday night to pull US troops from northeastern Syria, Turkey began an invasion of territory held by Kurdish forces. Turkey claims it has struck at least 180 targets in Syria and claims 109 Kurdish casualties, alth...
23:17, 2019-10-11

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border The Kurdish YPG militia will pull forces and heavy weapons from a strip along Syria's border with Turkey under U.S.-Turkish deals, an official in the YPG-led alliance said on Tuesday....
15:34, 2019-08-27

Gundogan and Can 'like' controversial Turkish football Instagram post Ilkay Gündogan and Emre Can have embroiled themselves in a row over a controversial military salute celebration. The German internationals liked an Instagram post featuring Turkey players that is thought to be political....
20:34, 2019-10-13

'You'll suffocate me': Turkish newspaper reveals Khashoggi's last words Sabah paper says recording was obtained by Turkey’s intelligence agencyIn his final words, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi urged his killers not to cover his mouth because he had asthma and could suffocate, according to Turkey’s Sabah newspaper.The newspaper, which is close to Turkey’s government, ...
01:00, 2019-09-11

Six Turkish citizens detained in Libya now released -ministry Six Turks detained in Libya by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have been released, Turkey's foreign ministry said on Monday, a day after it warned the militia would become a "legitimate target" unless they were released immediately....
14:17, 2019-07-01

Man shot dead outside Turkish restaurant in Bedford-Stuyvesant A man was shot dead outside a Turkish restaurant in Bedford-Stuyvesant, police say. The 23-year-old victim, Davon Williams, was outside Bunny Bed Stuy near 449 Nostrand Ave. in Brooklyn around 9:40 p.m. Thursday when he and at least one other person began to argue, cops said. After the dispute seemi...
20:00, 2019-10-04

At least 8 migrants dead after boat flips off Turkish coast At least eight people died when a boat carrying migrants capsized off Turkey's southwestern Aegean coast Monday, authorities said, adding that nearly three dozen were rescued....
16:17, 2019-06-17

Turkish bee ordered to be destroyed evades authorities in Britain A Turkish bee that stowed away to Britain with a vacationing family was handed a death sentence by the government, but escaped before it could be carried out....
23:00, 2019-08-01

Turkish journalists acquitted of terrorist propaganda charges Erol Onderoglu, the national representative for Reporters Without Borders, was one of three facing 14 years in jail. 140 journalists are currently in prison in Turkey, despite international demands that they be set free....
17:17, 2019-07-17

Need More Traffic Rights For India Demand: Turkish Airlines To cater to the ever-growing transfer passenger traffic demand from India, Istanbul-based Turkish Airlines plans to exponentially expand services and add several new destinations, once bilateral air......
22:00, 2019-10-09

Turkish court acquits 3 journalists of supporting terrorism A Turkish court acquitted three journalists Wednesday on charges of producing propaganda for a terrorist organization in connection with a 2016 incident....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming soon after takeoff and began rushing toward the cockpit....
15:34, 2019-06-15

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
01:51, 2019-05-23

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washington's demand that it halt all imports of crude oil from the Islamic Republic, a senior Turkish official said on Wednesday....
01:51, 2019-05-23

Five Turkish generals handed in resignations: Cumhuriyet paper Five generals from the Turkish army have handed in resignations in the wake of a military council meeting earlier this month, opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet said on Sunday....
23:51, 2019-08-25