Humanitarian crises

A graffiti of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is seen on the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, as a TV journalist works in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. The Turkey - Syria border has became a hot spot as Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said Turkey was intent on combatting the threat of Syrian Kurdish fighters across its border in Syria.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
October 09, 2019 - 11:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest developments following President Donald Trump's decision to abandon Syrian Kurdish fighters ahead of an expected Turkish offensive into northeastern Syria (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Germany's foreign minister is condemning Turkey's offensive in northern Syria and...
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A graffiti of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is seen on the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, as a TV journalist works in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. The Turkey - Syria border has became a hot spot as Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said Turkey was intent on combatting the threat of Syrian Kurdish fighters across its border in Syria.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
October 09, 2019 - 11:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest developments following President Donald Trump's decision to abandon Syrian Kurdish fighters ahead of an expected Turkish offensive into northeastern Syria (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The secretary-general of NATO is urging Turkey not to "further destabilize the region...
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A graffiti of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is seen on the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, as a TV journalist works in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. The Turkey - Syria border has became a hot spot as Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said Turkey was intent on combatting the threat of Syrian Kurdish fighters across its border in Syria.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
October 09, 2019 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest developments following President Donald Trump's decision to abandon Syrian Kurdish fighters ahead of an expected Turkish offensive into northeastern Syria (all times local): 6 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says two mortar shells have been fired into a Turkish town...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks on the phone with Defense Minister Hulusi Akar before reportedly giving orders for the start of the military operation into Syria, in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. Minutes before Erdogan's announcement, Turkish jets began pounding suspected Syrian Kurdish positions in the Syrian town of Ras al Ayn, according to Turkish media reports.(Turkish Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool)
October 09, 2019 - 10:52 am
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Turkey launched a military operation Wednesday against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria after U.S. forces pulled back from the area, with a series of airstrikes hitting a town on Syria's northern border. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of the...
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A graffiti of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is seen on the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, as a TV journalist works in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. The Turkey - Syria border has became a hot spot as Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said Turkey was intent on combatting the threat of Syrian Kurdish fighters across its border in Syria.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
October 09, 2019 - 10:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest developments following President Donald Trump's decision to abandon Syrian Kurdish fighters ahead of an expected Turkish offensive into northeastern Syria (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish artillery units are shelling suspected...
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Tuvalu's Deputy Prime Minister Minute Taupo addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 28, 2019 - 9:43 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Overshadowed by other concerns, the war in Syria got some attention Saturday and leaders from assorted island nations pleaded for their survival as they urged the U.N. General Assembly to take action that would help stop them from sinking into the ocean. Syria's plight remains...
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Yemeni Foreign Minister Mohammed Abdullah al-Hadrami addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon)
September 28, 2019 - 8:59 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local): 9 p.m. Yemen's new foreign minister is vowing that the government will "end any attempt to tear apart our homeland." He's sharply criticizing Iranian-backed Houthi rebels who control...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2019, file photo, Houthi rebels fighters chant slogans as they take off to a battlefront following a gathering aimed at mobilizing more fighters for the Houthi movement, in Sanaa, Yemen. The ongoing conflict in Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands of people and sparked a humanitarian crisis, is among the thorniest issues facing world leaders this week as they meet at the United Nations. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
September 25, 2019 - 3:26 am
The ongoing conflict in Yemen , which has killed tens of thousands of people and sparked a humanitarian crisis, is among the thorniest issues facing world leaders this week as they meet at the United Nations. The U.N. envoy saw reason to hope after Yemen's Houthi rebels announced late Friday that...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2019, file photo, Venezuela's opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, speaks during an event about infrastructure of the country at the Metropolitan University in Caracas, Venezuela. The Trump administration is more than tripling U.S. support for pro-democracy work in Venezuela and for the first time will give funds to Guaido as he attempts to set up an interim government. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
September 24, 2019 - 7:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration is more than tripling U.S. support for pro-democracy work in Venezuela and for the first time directly funding opposition leader Juan Guaidó as he attempts to set up a government to rival the socialist administration of Nicolás Maduro. The $52 million in new...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 14 fike, 2019 photo, burial workers dressed in protective gear carry the remains someone that died of Ebola, in Beni, Congo. The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus. It is a cause for concern during a regional outbreak recently declared a rare global health emergency.. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
September 22, 2019 - 8:47 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus, a significant cause for concern during a regional outbreak that has been declared a rare global health emergency. The...
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