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Turkey to suspend Syria offensive 'to allow Kurdish withdrawal'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPence announces Turkish ceasefire in SyriaTurkey has agreed to a ceasefire in northern Syria to let Kurdish-led forces withdraw.The decision followed talks in Ankara between US Vice-President Mike Pence and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.All fighting will be paused for five days, and the US will help…
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Trump impeachment: White House admits aid held up partly over Democrats

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Mulvaney said the president's concerns over corruption were "absolutely appropriate" A senior White House official has admitted military aid to Ukraine was withheld partly to pressure Kyiv to investigate allegations on the Democrats and the 2016 election. Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said President Trump had mentioned Democratic…
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North Korea v South Korea: Match was 'like war', says South

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The game was played with no spectators and no journalists allowed South Korea's football team has described their recent match with North Korea as "like a war", after arriving back in the South.The qualifier for the 2022 World Cup took place in the North's capital Pyongyang on Tuesday in a…
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Hong Kong: Hecklers dragged out in new parliament chaos

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHong Kong: Hecklers dragged out in new parliament chaosHong Kong's leader Carrie Lam has been heckled by opposition lawmakers for a second day as she tried to answer questions in parliament.After shouting and holding up placards, 11 opposition members were removed from the session by security guards.…
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India's on a digital sprint that is leaving millions behind

Image copyright AFP Image caption India's rural internet density is poor India has more than 630 million internet subscribers. But for every Indian who has access to the internet, there is at least one who does not and that person is most likely living in a rural area. Smriti Parsheera writes on the country's growing…
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Turkey-Syria offensive: Not our problem, says Donald Trump

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump made the comments during a meeting with President Sergio Mattarella of Italy in the Oval Office President Donald Trump has said it is "not our problem" if Turkey enters Syria, calling the former US allies the Kurds "no angels". The US is facing intense criticism for withdrawing…