Showdown looms as Venezuela opposition to confront border troops over aid

CUCUTA, Colombia/URENA, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition and activists prepared on Saturday to confront troops stationed along the country’s borders to block their plan to bring in food and medicine that authorities are calling a veiled U.S.-backed invasion. Venezuela’s opposition … Continue reading Showdown looms as Venezuela opposition to confront border troops over aid

Turkey tells U.S. not to leave power vacuum in Syria withdrawal – report

FILE PHOTO: Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar and Italy’s Defence Minister Elisabetta Trenta pose for a family photo during a NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s … Continue reading Turkey tells U.S. not to leave power vacuum in Syria withdrawal – report

Syria Kurds evacuate civilians from IS redoubt, hail Trump troop reversal

NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Kurdish-led forces in Syria said they would complete the evacuation of thousands of civilians from Islamic State’s last redoubt in the area on Friday, and welcomed a White House reversal of President Donald Trump’s … Continue reading Syria Kurds evacuate civilians from IS redoubt, hail Trump troop reversal