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PKK terrorist seen briefing United States commander in Syria

The YPG - which is part of the Washington-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) - have called on the USA to implement a no-fly-zone in northern Syria, to prevent further Turkish airstrikes. "We acknowledge that there are PKK in some areas of Iraq and northern Syria", Dorrian told reporters. Yesterday, Turkey claimed YPG forces in the north-west Syrian enclave of Afrin had attacked two of its military border posts in Hatay province with mortar fire.


Trump orders review of national monuments

Trump orders review of national monuments

Orrin Hatch of Utah, according to Fox News , who was angered over President Obama's national monument declaration at Bears Ears. The review includes 21 years of proclamations beginning in 1996, affecting about 25 existing national monuments .



Rex Tillerson Says US Doesn't Seek Regime Change in North Korea

He said there is uncertainty within U.S. intelligence agencies over how far along North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes are, but added that it is not a matter of if, but when. "The United States seeks stability and the peaceful denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula". But sanctions will be the greatest tool at the Trump administration's disposal.


Says FTAI: Irish supply chain must be prioritised in Brexit negotiations

Says FTAI: Irish supply chain must be prioritised in Brexit negotiations

European leaders are to acknowledge the potential for a united Ireland in a move that will allow the province back into the EU automatically if reunification occurs. "The EU is heavily invested in peace in Northern Ireland . It is unlikely they would want to risk just walking away", a source said. "It is clear that the majority of the people of Northern Ireland continue strongly to support the current political settlement, including Northern Ireland's continuing position within the United ...



Anti-missile system in South Korea operational in 'coming days'

In the intervening years, North Korea has conducted four nuclear tests, including a purported hydrogen bomb test. In an interview with Reuters , Trump weighed in on whether the North Korean dictator is a rational leader by pointing to the situation in which he found himself: Succeeding his late father, Kim Jong Il, at a very young age.



Galaxy S8 helps Samsung bounce back from Note 7 fiasco

Overall, the South Korean tech giant's quarterly operating profit was 9.9 trillion won (approximately $11.9 billion Canadian), representing a year-over-year increase of 3.2 trillion won (approximately $3.847 billion Canadian), thanks to its components division's improved profitability.