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What's Behind Turkey's Attack on Syria's Kurds - New York Times

Over the weekend, Turkish troops launched an aerial and ground assault on American-allied Kurdish militias in Syria. Here is what you need to know. Aren't the U.S. and Turkey friends? Only to a point. As NATO allies, they are obliged to come to each ...

AU launches 2018 as the African Anti-corruption year - New Vision

Corruption continues to hamper efforts aimed at promoting democratic governance, socio-economic transformation, peace and security and the enjoyment of human rights in the AU member states, a statement said. Corruption 703x422. ADDIS ABABA - The ...

Uganda: How Boda Boda 2010 Emerged - AllAfrica.com

Kampala — Alleged persecution, crime and intolerance in the motorcycle transport business is believed to have provided the environment for Boda Boda 2010 to emerge. And by the same measure, the three vices that they emerged to fight are bringing the ...and more »

BT podcast: WEF annual meet begins in Davos today; India to become fastest growing large economy in 2018 - Business Today

Over 3,000 world leaders from business, politics, art, academia and civil society will attend the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting over the next five days in the small ski resort town where the Indian presence will be the largest ever ...

Rwanda Denies Signing 'Secret Deal With Israel' to Accept Deported Asylum Seekers - Haaretz

Rwanda's government on Tuesday denied reaching an agreement with Israel on accepting thousands of asylum seekers slated to be deported. "In reference to the rumors that have been recently spread in the media, the Government of Rwanda wishes to inform ...

Aid groups urge rethink of Rohingya repatriations without safeguards - Reuters

PALONG KHALI, Bangladesh (Reuters) - The U.N. refugee agency and other groups have urged a rethink of a plan to send Muslim Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar amid fears of forced repatriations without safeguards such as guaranteed citizenship after ...

Carles Puigdemont says Catalonia is 'as crucial to EU's future as Brexit' - The National

THE final outcome of the political deadlock in Catalonia is “as crucial for the future of the European Union as Brexit”, according to deposed Catalan President Carles Puigdemont. He was speaking at a debate at the University of Copenhagen on his first ...and more »

Manchester United transfer plans will help Alexis Sanchez - Manchester Evening News

Alexis Sanchez will not be the last attacking signing Man Utd make in the transfer market this year. Share; Comments. Samuel Luckhurst. By. Samuel Luckhurst. 06:00, 23 JAN 2018. Sportopinion. Video Loading. Video Unavailable. Click to playTap to play ...and more »

Over 100 endangered turtles hatch in Singapore - New Vision

Hawksbills are threatened by damage to their natural habitats by pollution and coastal developments, and are also targeted by poachers. Turtles 703x422. PIC: Sea turtles are endangered species. (Credit: AFP). CONSERVATION | ANIMAL. SINGAPORE - Over 100 ...and more »

Microsoft's Xbox One X hits India on Jan. 23 - CNET

Microsoft's Xbox One X will be available in one of the biggest markets in the world on Tuesday, but it will be a question of whether the console will be able to do well in a market where its rival Sony PlayStation reigns supreme. It doesn't help that ...