Weapons of mass destruction

A view of the Turkey-Syria border as seen from the Hatay province, Turkey, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday its military offensive into a Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria is progressing "successfully" and will continue until the last "terrorist is eliminated". (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
January 24, 2018 - 3:28 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Wednesday vowed to expand Ankara's operation against Kurdish forces in northern Syria beyond the enclave of Afrin and toward the town of Manbij, which would bring Turkish troops and their Syrian allies closer to U.S. forces supporting the Kurds against...
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A view of the Turkey-Syria border as seen from the Hatay province, Turkey, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday its military offensive into a Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria is progressing "successfully" and will continue until the last "terrorist is eliminated". (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
January 24, 2018 - 1:23 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Wednesday vowed to expand Ankara's operation against Kurdish forces in northern Syria beyond the enclave of Afrin and toward the town of Manbij, which would bring Turkish troops and their Syrian allies closer to U.S. forces supporting the Kurds against...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks to the audience during her special address as part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2018 - 11:11 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Israel's prime minister has urged the German chancellor to support altering the Iran nuclear deal. Benjamin Netanyahu and Angela Merkel met Wednesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos,...
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A view of the Turkey-Syria border as seen from the Hatay province, Turkey, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday its military offensive into a Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria is progressing "successfully" and will continue until the last "terrorist is eliminated". (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
January 24, 2018 - 10:23 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Wednesday vowed to expand its operation against Kurdish forces in northern Syria toward the town of Manbij, which would bring Turkish troops and their Syrian allies closer to U.S. forces supporting the Kurds against the Islamic State group. A senior U.S...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses local administrators in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Erdogan says Turkey's incursion into a Kurdish-held enclave in Syria is progressing "successfully" and will continue until the last "terrorist" is eliminated. (Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Pool Photo via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 9:18 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Wednesday vowed to expand its operation against Kurdish forces in northern Syria toward the town of Manbij, which would bring Turkish troops and their Syrian allies closer to U.S. forces supporting the Kurds against the Islamic State group. A senior U.S...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the funeral prayers for Sergeant Musa Ozalkan, the first Turkish soldier to be killed in Turkey's cross-border Operation Olive Branch on a Kurdish held enclave in northern Syria, in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Erdogan, prime minister, top army commanders and family members were among those bidding Sergeant Ozalkan a final goodbye Tuesday in the nation's capital.(Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 6:20 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Wednesday accused the United States of promoting unverified reports about chemical weapons attacks in Syria in order to cloud Moscow's latest peace initiative, while the Syrian government dismissed the reports as "lies." The United States and 28 other countries are launching...
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A visitor walks along the beach near the Olympic Rings in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Gangneung is the site of the coastal cluster which will host ice hockey, figure skating, speedskating, short track and curling for the 2018 Olympics. The 2018 Pyeongchang Games will be held from Feb. 9 to 25. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 24, 2018 - 5:29 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean activists tore photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday, a day after the North warned such actions could derail reconciliation efforts around next month's Winter Olympics in the South. It seems unlikely North Korea would follow through on its...
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January 24, 2018 - 4:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A top Russian diplomat on Wednesday accused the United States of promoting unverified reports about chemical weapons attacks in Syria in order to cloud Russia's peace initiatives. Russia is hosting Syria peace talks in the Black Sea resort of Sochi next week that some Syrian...
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A Turkish push into Kurdish territory.
January 23, 2018 - 6:39 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 1:35 a.m. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is accusing Russia of trying to distract attention from a new initiative by 24 countries to hold those who use chemical weapons in Syria accountable by proposing that the U.N. create a new...
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A Turkish push into Kurdish territory.
January 23, 2018 - 6:33 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 1:25 a.m. Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia has called the Joint Implementation Mechanism, or JIM, "a complete failure" and "a mechanism for political manipulation." He circulated a draft resolution to the Security Council...
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