How The World Is Reacting To Turkey’s Assault In Syria

  World governments reacted with concern Wednesday after Turkey launched a military offensive on Kurdish forces in northern Syria, while the UN Security Council plans to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the assault. Here are some of the initial comments following the start of the attack, called “Operation Peace Spring”.  ‘Act with restraint’  NATO … Continue reading How The World Is Reacting To Turkey’s Assault In Syria

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Trump Predicts Impeachment Fight Will ‘Probably’ Reach Supreme Court

  US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that a battle with Democrats over his possible impeachment would likely go to the Supreme Court, after the White House said it would not cooperate with an ongoing probe. Trump has repeatedly sought to discredit an impeachment inquiry over his possible abuse of power in pressuring Ukraine to dig up dirt … Continue reading Trump Predicts Impeachment Fight Will ‘Probably’ Reach Supreme Court

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Police Parade Suspected Killer Of Female Naval Officer In Kaduna

The police in Kaduna State have paraded the suspected killer of a female Naval officer at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, Air Commodore, Oluwayemisi Ogundana.

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Syria: Eight Civilians Among 15 Dead In Turkish Operation

  Turkish bombardment on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria killed at least 15 people on Wednesday, eight of them civilians, a monitoring group said in an updated toll. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least two of the civilian victims were killed in artillery strikes on the city of Qamishli. Turkey launched its … Continue reading Syria: Eight Civilians Among 15 Dead In Turkish Operation

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Trump Calls Turkey Operation In Syria A ‘Bad Idea’

  President Donald Trump on Wednesday described Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria as a “bad idea.” Trump — who pulled out US troops from the area in what was interpreted as a green light for Turkey to assault Kurdish militias previously allied with the United States — insisted that Washington “does not endorse this attack.” The president said … Continue reading Trump Calls Turkey Operation In Syria A ‘Bad Idea’

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China Irks India Over Kashmir Two Days Before Summit

  New Delhi reacted crossly Wednesday after Xi Jinping appeared again to back Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Kashmir, just two days before Indian premier Narendra Modi was due to host the Chinese president for an “informal summit”. Kashmir, divided between India and Pakistan since 1947, has been the spark for two wars between … Continue reading China Irks India Over Kashmir Two Days Before Summit

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#SexForGrades: UNILAG Suspends Another Lecturer

Another lecturer in the University of Lagos, Dr. Samuel Oladipo, has been suspended.

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Indonesia Slapped With FIFA Fine Over Match Crowd Trouble

  Indonesia’s national football association has been fined by FIFA over crowd trouble during a World Cup qualifier against Malaysia, the organisation said Wednesday. The Football Association of Indonesia was slapped with a $45,000 sanction over the chaos in Jakarta last month, when Malaysian fans were threatened and pelted with projectiles during the visiting side’s … Continue reading Indonesia Slapped With FIFA Fine Over Match Crowd Trouble

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Saudi Condemns Turkey’s ‘Aggression’ In Syria

  Saudi Arabia condemned Turkey’s offensive Wednesday against Kurdish areas in northeast Syria saying it would undermine the region’s security and the battle against jihadists. The Turkish army’s “aggression” would have “negative repercussions on the security and stability of the region”, the foreign ministry said on Twitter. It would also “undermine international efforts to fight … Continue reading Saudi Condemns Turkey’s ‘Aggression’ In Syria

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Turkey Begins Ground Offensive In Syria

  Turkish forces supported by Syrian militants launched a ground offensive into Syrian territory as part of its operation against Kurdish forces, the defence ministry said Wednesday.  The spokesman for one of the pro-Turkish Syrian militant groups told AFP the land phase of the operation began in Tal Abyad, an area under the control of … Continue reading Turkey Begins Ground Offensive In Syria

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