• Anadolu Agency: Turkish military, Free Syrian Army free another village
Anadolu Agency: Turkish military, Free Syrian Army free another village

Turkey's President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says its military helicopter has been shot down in northern Syria during an operation against US-backed Kurdish forces. The Turkish officials said the two also agreed that efforts to create "observation posts" in Syria's Idlib province as part of a de-escalation agreement among Turkey, Russia and Iran should...

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  • Turkish Troops Killed As Helicopter Downed: Prime Minister Binali Yildirim
Turkish Troops Killed As Helicopter Downed: Prime Minister Binali Yildirim

Meanwhile, at least 1,141 People's Protection Units (YPG) militants have been "neutralized" since the beginning of Turkey's "Operation Olive Branch" in Syria's Afrin, the Turkish General Staff said also on February 10. At least 17 Turkish military personnel have been killed in the three-week offensive to clear Afrin of the Kurdish YPG militia. "We ...

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  • Turkish T129 attack helicopter shot down in Afrin
Turkish T129 attack helicopter shot down in Afrin

Erdogan's remarks came at a ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's provincial meeting in Istanbul. He did not mention any casualties. However, Anadolu Agency earlier reported that the helicopter crashed in the southern Turkish province of Hatay.

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  • Pence wrapping up Olympic visit to South Korea
Pence wrapping up Olympic visit to South Korea

Moon responded in a noncommittal way, saying that he wanted to "create the environment for that to be able to happen". U.S. President Donald Trump and the North Korean leadership traded insults as tensions rose. North Korea is calling for the exercises, which involve rehearsing attacks on the regime, to be canceled outright. Moon invited North Ko...

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  • North Korea's Kim invites S Korean leader to Pyongyang
North Korea's Kim invites S Korean leader to Pyongyang

She was joined in the meeting by Kim Yong Nam, another influential North Korean official, and wore a pin with the images of her father and grandfather - the North's previous leaders. Moon is pursuing denuclearization of the peninsula through inter-Korea dialogue and using the worldwide sports event to promote this policy. Kim Jong Un's sister...

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  • Turkish president says helicopter downed in Syria
Turkish president says helicopter downed in Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says one of the country's military helicopters has been shot down near the border with Syria . The Turkish military said in a statement that two soldiers were killed when its attack helicopter crashed and was destroyed about 1 p.m.

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  • Russian Federation slams 'criminal' US-led strikes in Syria
Russian Federation slams 'criminal' US-led strikes in Syria

Syrian state television reported that the coalition had caused "dozens of dead and wounded" by bombing pro-government forces. "The U.S. -led coalition released a statement saying that the airstrikes on February 7 were carried out in "self-defense" after 'an unprovoked attack" by Syrian pro-regime forces.

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  • Chances for rain, thunderstorms throughout Sunday afternoon
Chances for rain, thunderstorms throughout Sunday afternoon

Thursday night will be mostly cloudy with lows in the upper 50s. Moderate to heavy rain moves into the area around midnight and will stick with us for pretty much the entire overnight period. However, the chance for rain appears lower for Wednesday through Friday . Grab that rain gear and keep it handy! Tuesday night will be mostly cloudy wit...

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  • North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang
North Korea's over-the-top cheerleaders cause a stir in Pyeongchang

AP reports from South Korea that a historic moment happened even before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics had officially begun. They entered behind a white flag emblazoned with a map of the Korean peninsula. Pence is in Tokyo on his way to the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but added that North Korea's joint delegation with South Korea would n...

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  • Reigning Gold Medalist Drops Out Of Winter Olympics After Brain Injury
Reigning Gold Medalist Drops Out Of Winter Olympics After Brain Injury

In this year's Games, the two rival nations joined to form a united Koreas team, leaving many dreaming of a world where they are not feuding. The South Korean president met with a delegation of North Koreans who were in the country for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics .

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  • Kerry associate played middleman for Hillary agents' smut and dossier's Christopher Steele
Kerry associate played middleman for Hillary agents' smut and dossier's Christopher Steele

Two Republican senators, Chuck Grassley and... There were weeks of delay in getting the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department to perform the redactions they insisted on. Steele's work, but that these Clinton associates were contemporaneously feeding Mr. Steele allegations raises additional concerns about his credibility ", Grass...

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  • Major Senate Budget Deal
Major Senate Budget Deal

The day before what would have been another shutdown , Republicans and Democrats struck a 2-year, almost $400 billion budget deal that upon passage will segue into Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) promised DACA debate.

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  • Trump says Democratic intelligence memo is 'very political' and needs redaction
Trump says Democratic intelligence memo is 'very political' and needs redaction

White House counsel Donald McGahn wrote in a statement released Friday night that the Democratic memo would "create especially significant concerns for the national security and law enforcement interests". "The rationale for releasing the Nunes memo, transparency, vanishes when it could show information that's harmful to him". Democratic Senator ...

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  • S. Korean president hosts lunch for Kim Jong Un's sister
S. Korean president hosts lunch for Kim Jong Un's sister

Even Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has shared the American skepticism of warming North-South relations and pressed Moon against falling for the North's "smile diplomacy", greeted Kim Yong Nam. Pence also invited as his Olympics guest the father of USA college student Otto Warmbier, who died after he was imprisoned by North Korea for steal...

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  • PM Narendra Modisteers while looking in rear-view mirror: RaGa
PM Narendra Modisteers while looking in rear-view mirror: RaGa

BJP's parliamentary meet was held today before as the Prime Minister had to leave for his 4-nation state visit to Palestine, Oman and UAE. Why did you do this to profit your friend? The Congress party, however, will not claim that any one party or person has developed Karnataka, said Gandhi.

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  • Narendra Modi arrives in Palestine, to hold talks with Mahmoud Abbas
Narendra Modi arrives in Palestine, to hold talks with Mahmoud Abbas

The Indian leader said his country "hopes for peace and stability in this region". "We count on India's role as an worldwide force of great prestige and weight", Abbas said, noting "its rising power at the strategic and economic levels" that could "contribute to the achievement of a just peace in our region".

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  • Robinson helps Virginia Tech stun No. 2 Virginia
Robinson helps Virginia Tech stun No. 2 Virginia

THE SERIES: Tech is 10-48 all-time against Virginia . Here's what we learned from Virginia's second loss of the season. They beat Duke on the road after coughing up a double-digit lead. "Virginia is the number-one team in the country". Then there was the effusive praise for Cavaliers coach Tony Bennett, his program and team. "They really floo...

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  • Trump Will Not Immediately Release Democratic Memo, Suggests Revisions
Trump Will Not Immediately Release Democratic Memo, Suggests Revisions

The Democratic memo, written by Rep. Adam Schiff of California, is expected to rebut the Republican memo, which accuses the Federal Bureau of Investigation of abusing the procedure for obtaining a surveillance warrant for former Trump campaign aide Carter Page.

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  • Oregon lawmakers weigh in on controversial Nunes memo
Oregon lawmakers weigh in on controversial Nunes memo

President Donald Trump has declassified a Republican-drafted memo which alleges the probe into possible collusion between his election campaign and Russian Federation is a product of political bias against Trump . Republicans blocked the release of the Democrats' memo in a vote last week. That revelation promoted the Justice Department's appoint...

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  • Trump says Democratic memo on Russian Federation is 'very political,' needs redactions
Trump says Democratic memo on Russian Federation is 'very political,' needs redactions

Trump tweeted Saturday that the Democrats deliberately sent a "very political and long response memo" which they knew would have to be heavily redacted, so they could blame the White House for lack of transparency. Republican lawmaker Devin Nunes , chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and author of the previously released Republican memo...

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  • North Korea's Kim Jung Un invites South Korean president for summit
North Korea's Kim Jung Un invites South Korean president for summit

Anti-North Korean protesters step on a North Korean flag as a North Korean ferry carrying an art troupe for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games approaches the port of Mukho in Donghae on February 6, 2018. Kim Yo-jong carried a bright blue folder as she entered the conference room at the Blue House, Seoul's presidential office, and some an...

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  • Turkish military copter crashes in Syria, 2 killed
Turkish military copter crashes in Syria, 2 killed

A spokesman for the Kurdish militia, Mustafa Bali, confirmed his fighters shot down the chopper in Raju, north-west Afrin. In another development on Saturday, two Turkish soldiers were killed after a military helicopter was downed during the Afrin operation.

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  • Olympics show US and South Korea out of sync on North Korea
Olympics show US and South Korea out of sync on North Korea

He also did not shake hands with Kim Yong Nam while making a brief appearance at a leaders' reception ahead of the ceremony - although Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , whose country is also regularly threatened by Pyongyang, did so, while exchanging pleasantries with the North Korean.

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  • Second White House official resigns over domestic abuse claims
Second White House official resigns over domestic abuse claims

Mr Trump's chief of staff General John Kelly initially praised Mr Porter as a "man of true integrity and honour" when the story came out. "He says it didn't happen". The Post interviewed Sorensen's ex-wife, Jessica Corbett , who said he had been physically and verbally abusive. In an interview in The Washington Post , Sorensen's former wife...

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  • Rahul Gandhi's Style of Politics Undemocratic, Says Amit Shah
Rahul Gandhi's Style of Politics Undemocratic, Says Amit Shah

He asked them to share food with booth-level workers and chat with them about the welfare measures announced in the budget. Resentment among people is high that the BJP didn't bother to fulfill its pre-2014 poll promises; also, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment on "selling pakoras" as a means of employment hasn't gone down well with many...

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