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Turkey ‘seizes’ Syrian town of Afrin from Kurds

Turkey’s president says his troops and Syrian opposition fighters have seized control of the town of Afrin from Kurdish forces. Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the Turkish flag and that of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) had been raised in the northwestern Syrian town, which was previously controlled by the Kurdish …

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Novelties tempt voters to the polls

It is not a presidential election in the conventional sense. Yes, Russian voters have eight candidates to choose from, ranging from former socialite-turned-democrat Ksenia Sobchak to the millionaire Communist party candidate, Pavel Grudinin. But everybody knows Vladimir Putin will win. Over the past 18 years he has built a subservient …

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Donald Trump wages tweet war over Russia investigation

Donald Trump has unleashed another Twitter attack on the investigation into whether his presidential campaign colluded with Russia. The US President fired off a series of tweets on Saturday evening and Sunday morning aimed at the team of Special Counsel Robert Mueller. He also accused two former directors of FBI …

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