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ANKARA, Turkey — The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local): ...
Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in Syria

KOCABEYLI, Turkey — Turkish jets bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria on Saturday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to expand...
US competitive warfighting edge has slipped, says Mattis

WASHINGTON — Countering China's rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military's top national security priorities. Defense Secretary Jim...
Turkey faces balancing act amid border offensive in Syria

BEIRUT — As Turkey threatens a bloody confrontation with a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in the main Syrian Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria, it faces...
Mattis says US competitive warfighting edge has eroded

WASHINGTON — Countering China's rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military's top national security priorities, outpacing the threat...
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VILNIUS, Lithuania — Lithuania's Defense Ministry says an investigation was launched Friday after hackers posted a bogus story on the website of a television...
Putin takes dip in icy Russian lake on Epiphany

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken a dip in icy lake waters to celebrate Epiphany, a major holiday in Orthodox Christianity marking...
Russian minister warns against reviving Nazis at exhibition

UNITED NATIONS — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov opened an exhibition on the Holocaust in the former Soviet Union on Thursday, saying the world...
UN chief: Threat from nukes, other weapons, gathers force

UNITED NATIONS — Russia's foreign minister warned Thursday that a failure of the Iran nuclear deal, especially as a result of action by the...
Russia marks 75 years since breaking Nazi siege of Leningrad

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin is attending events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Russia's breaking the Nazi siege of Leningrad. ...

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