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January 21, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Monday, January 21, 2019 Israel hits Syria, and Hindus celebrate Thaipusam. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Monday, January 21st. Israel carries out air strikes on Iranian targets in Syria Israel says it's hit Iranian targets in Syria in strikes over Sunday into Monday. Russia's military says regime air defences intercepted 30 missiles in the attack. A war monitor said at least 11 people died in the assault. Erdogan tells Trump Turkey ready to take over Manbij President Erdogan has...

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January 18th, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Friday, January 18, 2019 A car bomb kills at least 20 at a police academy in Colombia, and the moon is taking a break this weekend. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Friday, January 18th. Police say at least 20 killed in Bogota blast Colombia has declared three days of mourning after a car-bomb at a police academy in the capital Bogota killed 21, including the attacker. Authorities named the suspected assailant as Jose Rojas. They're investigating whether he was a member of the ELN,...

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January 17, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Thursday, January 17, 2019 A suicide blast killed at least 16 people in the northern Syrian city of Manbij, and it turns out that humans are coffee's worst nightmare. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Thursday, January 17th. At least 16 killed in Manbij blast A suicide bombing killed at least 16 people in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday. The dead include two US soldiers and two US civilians working with the military. Daesh said it carried out the attack. Turkey’s President...

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January 16, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 More than a dozen dead in Nairobi hotel siege, and two cats get cosy in a $1,500 flat. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Wednesday, January 16th. At least 14 dead in Kenya hotel attack At least 14 people were killed in an hours-long militant siege at a Nairobi hotel complex. Details are sketchy, so that number could go up. The terror group Al Shabab claimed responsibility for the assault on the Dusit hotel and office compound in the Kenyan capital. Sporadic...

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January 15, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Presidents Erdogan and Trump discuss a possible safe zone in northern Syria, and Japan's largest overseas community loses its newspaper. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Tuesday, January 15th. Erdogan and Trump discuss terror-free zone for northern Syria Turkey and the US are discussing a possible terror-free zone in northern Syria. That was one result from a telephone call Turkey's President Erdogan had on Monday with US President Trump. Erdogan also...

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January 14, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Monday, January 14, 2019 Turkey warns the US not to conflate Kurds with terrorists, and Hindus celebrate the festival of the pot. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Monday, January 14th. Equating Kurds with YPG is a ‘fatal mistake’ - Turkey Ankara is calling on the US to honour its “strategic partnership” with Turkey. Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin made the comments after Trump said the US would “devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds," as the US pulls out of Syria....

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January 11, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Friday, January 11, 2019 US Secretary of State Pompeo tells Arab allies it's all Obama's fault, and justice remains elusive for Jamal Khashoggi. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Friday, January 11th. Pompeo blames Obama for Middle East problems The US state secretary is continuing his whistle stop tour of Arab allies. He's telling them the US won't retreat from the region until the terror fight is over. Mike Pompeo blamed Donald Trump's predecessor Barack Obama for problems in the...

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January 10, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Thursday, January 10, 2019 The DRC finally announces a president, and Sundance adds a controversial documentary to its festival line-up this year. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Thursday, January 10th. DRC’s Tshisekedi declared winner of long-delayed polls The electoral commission in the Democratic Republic of Congo has declared opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi the winner of December’s presidential election. His supporters are celebrating. However, Catholic Church observers...

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January 9, 2018 - Daily News Brief

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019 The UNHCR says a Saudi teen has a legitimate case to seek asylum, and an old piece of chewing gum helps catch a rapist and murderer. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Wednesday, January 9th. Turkey rejects Bolton’s claims We start in Turkey where President Erdogan has slammed US National Security Advisor John Bolton over claims that Turkey targets Kurds in Syria. Erdogan said Bolton’s comments were “dishonourable, ugly, vulgar” and defamatory. Bolton left...

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January 8, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Turkey says it will lead the fight against terror in Syria, and the UNHCR assesses a Saudi teen's asylum claim. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Tuesday, January 8th. Turkey will shoulder the burden in Syria President Erdogan says Turkey will shoulder the "heavy burden" of ending terror in Syria. Erdogan was writing in a New York Times op-ed. He called on the international community to support Turkey in its fight against terror and ensuring Syria's...

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January 7, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Monday, January 7, 2019 A Saudi woman says she fears death if she returns home, and India make a little bit of Test cricket history. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Monday, January 7th. Saudi woman says she fears death if she's forced home An 18-year-old Saudi woman fleeing her family has barricaded herself inside an airport hotel in Thailand. She says she fears she'll be killed if she's forced to return home. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun says she wants asylum in Australia. The incident...

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January 4, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Friday, January 4, 2019 Democrats in da House, and Man City end Liverpool’s winning streak. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Friday, January 4th. Democrats are in da House US Democrats wasted no time flexing their new muscle in Congress by approving legislation that would end Trump's government shutdown. The bill also ignores the president's demand for $5 billion to build a border wall. Most diverse Congress in US history The newly-elected Congress is the most diverse in US history....

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January 3, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 China lands on the dark side of the moon, and global markets are looking confused. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Thursday, January 3rd. China lands on the dark side of the moon China has announced its Chang'e 4 probe has landed on the dark side of the moon. The moon is tidally locked to Earth. So we never see its dark side. Now we shall, thanks to the Chinese landing, a first for any country's space program. Russia raises Magnitogorsk death toll to at...

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January 2, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Indian women defy temple ban, and Netflix caves on Saudi complaint. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for January 2nd. Women enter Indian temple in defiance of centuries-old ban Two women entered a Hindu temple in Kerala on Wednesday in defiance of a centuries-old ban on entry for women of menstruating age. India's Supreme Court voided the ban last year. Hindu hardliners are protesting the move. Taiwan's reunification with China is 'inevitable' - Xi In a speech...

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January 1, 2019 - Daily News Brief

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Trumps says he's slowing down the US pullout from Syria, and it's Serena versus Roger in Hopman Cup tennis. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Tuesday, January 1st. Trump slows down pullout from Syria Donald Trump says he's slowing down the US pullout from Syria. That follows a meeting with Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, who said the US could not abandon its quote unquote "Kurdish allies," a reference to the YPG, which is the Syrian wing of the PKK...

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December 31, 2018 - Daily News Brief

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Monday, December 31, 2018 The US could be slowing down its pullout from Syria, and a new year beckons. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Monday, December 31st. Turkey questions US on pace of pullout from Syria Turkey's ambassador to the US has questioned comments on Syria made by Senator Lindsey Graham. Serdar Kilic questioned what Graham meant when he spoke about "our Kurdish allies." The US is backing the SDF in Syria. The SDF is dominated by the Syrian wing of the PKK terrorist...

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December 28, 2018 - Daily News Brief

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Friday, December 28, 2018 The UAE and Bahrain reopen their Syrian embassies, and the Gaza border protests mark week 40. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Friday, December 28th. UAE, Bahrain reopen their embassies in Syria The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have announced they're reopening their embassies in Syria. Both countries closed their missions in 2011 as an uprising against the regime gathered steam. However, that uprising now seems close to defeat. Saudi king reshuffles some...

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December 27, 2018 - Daily News Brief

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Thursday, December 27, 2018 Trump declares an end to any role for the US as a global 'policeman,' and an American man becomes the first person to complete a solo-trek cross the Antarctic. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Thursday, December 27th. Trump declares end to US 'policeman' role President Donald Trump has visited US troops in Iraq in a surprise trip. It was his first visit to troops in a conflict zone. The visit came after he announced last week that he was pulling US troops...

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December 26, 2018 - Daily News Brief

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018 Turkey says it will step up coordination with Russia as the US withdraws from Syria, and a second child dies in US custody on the border with Mexico. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Wednesday, December 26th. Turkey to step up coordination with Russia in Syria Turkey says it will step up coordination with Russia as the US pulls out of Syria. President Erdogan also dismissed a French plan to patrol YPG-held territory along Syria's northern border. Erdogan...

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December 25, 2018 - Daily News Brief

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Tuesday, December 25, 2018 Global markets continue to lose ground, and Trump is considering a visit to Turkey. This is TRT World’s Daily News Brief for Tuesday, December 25th. Stocks slide on chaos in Washington Asian stocks were battered on Tuesday after Wall Street continued to slide overnight. Japan was down over 5% on the day. China fell in early trade. Other key markets in Asia, and major European and US markets were closed on Tuesday for the Christmas holiday. Trump attacks US Fed The...

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