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The Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) attacked a military camp on Turkish territory used by troops for preparing Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin, the SDF media center said on Saturday.
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On Thursday, the Tweede Kamer, the lower house of the bicameral Netherlands parliament, approved two motions recognizing the atrocity known as the Armenian genocide of 1915.
As President Trump weighs options to impose quotas or tariffs against steel and aluminium imports, experts point to the international consequences of any of his possible decisions on the matter.
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In efforts to increase its presence in contested waters, China has begun construction on the world’s largest test site for unmanned vessels at one of the nation’s many gateways to the South China Sea.
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