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January 21, 2018 10:32 AM Turkish troops attack Kurdish enclave in northern Syria

Target is militia known as People's Protection Units, or YPG, which Turkey considers a terror group Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to drive a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia from the region. Turkish officials said the troops entered the enclave of Afrin a day after dozens of Turkish 5

January 20, 2018 7:15 PM Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

U.S. embassy in Kabul issued a warning Thursday that extremist groups may be planning attacks against hotels A group of as many as four gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul and were exchanging fire with security forces on Saturday as residents and staff fled. Hotel manager Ahmad Haris Nayab, who managed to escape unhurt 5

January 20, 2018 2:58 PM Mike Pence in Egypt for security, counterterrorism talks; will visit Israel Sunday

The U.S. vice-president’s visit to the region comes more than a month after Trump announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a step that’s enraged Palestinians. CAIRO—Vice-President Mike Pence left behind the U.S. government shutdown and readied for security and counterterrorism talks Saturday with Egypt’s leader. Pence arrived 5

January 17, 2018 6:27 PM Global Affairs says it’s aware of report of 2 Canadians kidnapped in Nigeria

OTTAWA—Global Affairs Canada says it’s aware of reports that two Canadian citizens have been kidnapped in Nigeria. Spokesperson John Babcock says consular officials in Nigeria are in contact with local authorities to gather additional information. Local police, however, say two foreigners kidnapped Tuesday evening in Kaduna State were a Canadian and an American 11

January 16, 2018 4:42 PM Baby found abandoned outside building in Keele St. and Lawrence Ave. W. area

It’s not known how long the child was exposed to the elements, Toronto police said. A newborn has been rushed to the hospital after being found outside a building in the west end of Toronto. Paramedics said they responded to the scene in the Keele St. and Lawrence Ave. W. area. around 11 a.m. Tuesday and rushed the child in serious condition to a local 12

January 15, 2018 5:50 PM Tahoe Resources cutting 250 jobs at Guatemala silver mine amid legal fight

Company suspended operations at the mine last July after ruling by Guatemalan court Tahoe Resources Inc. says it has cut 250 jobs at its Escobal silver mine in Guatemala as a legal battle to reopen the mine drags on. The company says it was forced to suspend operations at the mine last July after the Supreme Court of Guatemala issued a provisional decision 9

January 14, 2018 9:03 PM Turkey vows imminent strike on Kurdish enclave in Syria

President Erdogan says he expects U.S. 'to support Turkey in its legitimate efforts' to combat terror Turkey's president said Sunday the country will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria "in the coming days" and urged the U.S. to support its efforts. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the operation against the Afrin enclave 14

January 10, 2018 3:30 PM Burma’s military admits security forces, villagers killed Rohingya Muslims found in mass grave

The public admission of wrongdoing is the military’s first since it launched “clearance operations” against ethnic Rohingya in August. BANGKOK—Burma’s military acknowledged Wednesday that its security forces and Buddhist villagers killed 10 Rohingya Muslims whose bodies were found in a mass grave in a village in troubled Rakhine state. The public admission 11

January 4, 2018 8:52 PM Trump administration freezes military aid to Pakistan

The move is an expansion of a censure over militant safe havens that U.S. officials blame for ongoing violence in Afghanistan. WASHINGTON—The Trump administration will suspend most security assistance to Pakistan, the State Department said on Thursday, expanding its censure over militant safe havens that U.S. officials blame for ongoing violence in Afghanistan 10

January 2, 2018 4:14 PM Trump tweet criticizing Pakistan for giving ‘safe haven to terrorists’ stirs outrage

David Hale, the U.S. ambassador, was summoned late Monday to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad, the capital, and a diplomatic protest was lodged. ISLAMABAD—A tweet by President Donald Trump has Pakistan responding angrily to accusations that it has accepted billions of dollars in aid from the United States while failing to act against terrorist 14