A spokesman for the Kurdish militia said his fighters downed the chopper in Raju, northwest Afrin. Turkey considers the group a terrorist organization and an extension of an insurgency within its own borders that has fought for Kurdish autonomy for more than three decades.
He did not mention any casualties. Monitors the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Turkish troops caused damages at the plant, nine kilometres northeast of Afrin city. Turkey considers the YPG to be " terrorists " and claims it is linked to an outlawed Kurdish insurgent group operating within Turkey's own borders.
Any meeting would represent a diplomatic coup for Moon, who swept to power a year ago on a policy of engaging more with the reclusive North. The young North Korean leader and his sister were favourites of their father, who ruled North Korea from 1994-2011.
Shortly after leaving Pyeongchang, Pence told reporters on Air Force Two that he had set out on the trip "to express American resolve regarding North Korea". The United States has repeatedly pressed China, North Korea's most significant trading partner and main ally, to do more to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear and missile ambitions.
Nine Turkish soldiers were killed and eleven others were injured in cross-border operation in Syria's Afrin on Saturday, Turkish military said in a statement. Turkey resumed on Friday airstrikes in northern Syria's Kurdish enclave of Afrin after a brief lull, killing and wounding several people, the military and Kurdish officials said.
The official state news agency SANA said the local fighters were battling Islamic State militants and the USA -backed SDF in the area. This clash, which took place in Khusham near the Euphrates River, is the largest reported to date between US -backed forces and pro-regime forces in Syria .
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US college student Otto Warmbier was captured in North Korea in 2016, authorities said for stealing a sign praising leader Kim Jong Un . Moon said the two Koreas should "work together to create the environment to make it happen", a spokesman said.
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Describing Banerjee as a "powerful woman", Patel said that she spoke to him about her days of struggle. Hitting hard at the opposition he said, I did not see anything wrong as "spread by the oppositions about Kolkata ". "All non-BJP parties should unite to fight against the government which has been trying to divide the country", he told Bengali news channel ABP Ananda.
Aside from the two-year deal , lawmakers were also trying to reach agreement by Thursday to avoid a shutdown and fund the government until March 23. Meadows' group backs big defense increases but opposes boosting domestic spending . "I would shut it down over this issue", he said later in response to a question from a reporter.
Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi has appealed to all "like-minded" political parties in the country to join hands so as to ensure that the BJP doesn't return to power during the Lok Sabha polls scheduled to be held in April-May next year.
The firing continued with Indian army retaliating the Pakistani fire. On February 4, four soldiers, including an army officer, were killed and two others injured in the same district due to Pakistani shelling. Earlier on Wednesday, Pakistan again violated ceasefire in Manjakote sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, according to reports. India is likely to raise with the Trump administration the use of US-made anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) by Pakistan army to target Indian ...
The White House included a letter signed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray that says they have identified portions of the Democratic memo that would raise national security or law enforcement concerns if released publicly.
But Schoff said that by pouring cold water on hopes for better inter-Korean relations, Pence's stance could be viewed as critical of Moon's outreach to North Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump and the North Korean leadership traded insults and threats of nuclear war as tensions rose, with Trump repeatedly dismissing the prospect or value of talks with North Korea.
Late on Saturday, Modi arrived in Abu Dhabi on a two-day official visit during which he will hold talks with top leadership of the Gulf nation and witness signing of almost a dozen agreements to bolster political and economic ties. The Indian leader will be laying the foundation stone for the temple from the Dubai Opera House via video conferencing. Prime Minister Modi will be accompanied by his Palestinian counterpart Rami Hamdallah.
President, what you call "political" are actually called facts, and your concern for sources and methods would be more convincing if you hadn't chose to release the GOP memo ("100%") before reading it and over the objections of the FBI", Schiff wrote .
Devin Nunes said Friday that he relishes attacks from his Democratic counterparts and the mainstream media over his push to release a memo laying out FISA abuses at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department. Republicans say a judge should have known that "political actors" were involved in allegations that led the Justice Department to believe Page might be an agent of a foreign power - an accusation he has consistently denied .
Investigators say Lopez told them that he exchanged text messages with Bollinger during which she expressed a desire to be "executed" from behind and offered to bring her own firearm. He said he stumbled across a unusual ad combing through the "Women seeking Men" section on Craigslist, according to Denver NBC-affiliate WBGA, and then messaged Bollinger pretending to be a hit man.
Both of Porter's ex-wives have detailed the nature of the abuse they said they suffered at Porter's hands and said they informed the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Mr Trump said he was "sad" about Mr Porter's departure and that his former staffer was having a "tough time ". The episode has also cast a shadow over communications director Hope Hicks, the longtime Trump aide who was dating Porter when the allegations emerged.
Ramaphosa is due to give a speech to mark 100 years since the birth of liberation hero Nelson Mandela on Sunday. "We are confident when (Zuma and Ramaphosa) finish they'll give South Africa a positive way forward", Environment Minister Edna Molewa said Saturday.
Moon said the emotional damage sustained by the victims can not be resolved through simple exchanges between governments and that both South Korea and Japan should continue efforts to heal their wounds, Blue House spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom told a briefing.
Earlier, Moon warmly greeted North Korea's 90-year-old nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam , as they attended the VIP reception. A White House official says U.S. Twelve female hockey players joined the 23-person South Korean team. Hours before Friday's opening ceremony in Pyeongchang , Japan's Abe warned Moon not to fall for North Korea's "smile diplomacy" during the Olympics, according to Moon's office.
The House Intelligence Committee was tasked with examining the FBI's handling of the probe into potential interference by Russian Federation in the 2016 presidential election. The details are explained in a new report in Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin . Who is this " Nunes " you speak of? Schiff said he supported reforms that would rein in the use of FISA warrants sought in FISA's Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
House Speaker Paul Ryan had not offered Pelosi an equivalent promise in the House, although he said in a speech before the vote on Friday that he would push ahead for a deal. in additional defence spending over two years that will help Trump deliver on his promise to rebuild the military. Shame on us for taking the Republicans at their word.
Moon did not immediately accept the invitation. Critics worry that the North's peace offensive is aimed at driving a wedge between the allies and weakening the global sanctions regime they say has been a key part in nudging the North toward dialogue with the South.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday unveiled plans to invest in training of Nigerian athletes to compete with elite athletes all over the world for the grand prize of the annual Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, saying that he is exhausted of giving the award to East African countries.
Sorensen added he was " considering legal options to address her defamation " and, in a text to the Post , said he resigned so he wouldn't be another distraction for the president. They also raised questions about how seriously the president takes allegations of domestic abuse. "We found out about [the allegations from Porter's ex-wives] recently, and I was surprised by it, but we certainly wish him well, and it's a tough time for him", Trump told reporters.
Rosalie Voss, who runs the European office of Redbird Music, told the Associated Press that the cause of death was unknown and that police were investigating. He also has released a bunch of non-film music as well but I'm not familiar with that stuff unfortunately. Mr. Johannsson also received an Oscar nomination for the 2015 movie " Sicario ".
Pence refused to meet with the North Korean delegation and told U.S. news on Friday: "I am very confident, as President Trump is, that President Moon will continue to stand strongly with us in our extreme-pressure campaign". They are "the same people as us, they're using the language as us, but I don't think they are the same country", he said. NBC's viewership peaked at 31.5 million when the US team entered the stadium in South Korea.
Kim Yo Jong made the comments on Saturday during a luncheon hosted by Moon at Seoul's presidential palace where she delivered her brother's invitation for a summit meeting in Pyongyang. Last year Kim Jong Un's regime claimed to have successfully launched a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile which was of striking the US.
A senior US official said Pence and Moon, while watching speed skating together on Saturday night, discussed intensifying sanctions. Moon apparently cited the conditions necessary for an inter-Korean summit. Pence's tweeted day-after position: "The U.S. will not allow the propaganda charade by the North Korean regime to go unchallenged on the world stage".
Danny Danon, Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, urged the UN Security Council to condemn Iran's actions and halt its "provocations". Israel has carried out a number of significant attacks in Syria in recent months, but the latest incident is different.
Stay with 18 News and the 18 Storm Team for the latest around this winter storm . Some airlines preemptively canceled or delayed flights on Tuesday in preparation the conditions Winter Storm Liam would bring. City officials announced school closures on Friday in Chicago, Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan because of the weather. A winter storm moving across the Great Lakes dropped up to a foot of snow in some areas Friday , creating treacherous driving conditions, closing schools, and ...
The current hostilities began when Iran is alleged to have launched a drone from Syrian Quneitra to track or target fundamentalist rebels in the Golan region backed by Israel . Iran issued a joint statement alongside the other main allies of the Syrian regime, Russian Federation and Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, denying the allegations regarding the drone.