Speaking during a weekly meeting with local headmen at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, Erdoğan noted that civilians are being led out through a special corridor, despite obstructions by YPG militants aiming to use them as human shields to prevent Turkish air and artillery strikes.
On Jan. 20, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch to clear YPG/PKK-Daesh terrorists from Afrin.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said he hoped the northern Syrian town of Afrin would "fall by evening" to Turkish forces and rebel allies.
Erdogan has declared his intention of ethnically cleansing Afrin, with the aim of transforming the overwhelming Kurdish majority into a 35 per cent minority.
The YPG denies the links and has appealled for global help to stop Turkey's advance.
Pro-Turkish forces have seized several border areas and have nearly fully encircled the city of Afrin. Turkey considers the YPG a serious threat to its security, while the USA has relied on the group in the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil).
"In no circumstances does it justify military operations that put civilian populations in danger", he added, branding the situation in Afrin "critical".
- Pro-Kurdish demonstrators protesting against Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria have clashed with police outside the US embassy in Paris.
Around 350,000 people live in the city, including families displaced from other parts of the enclave.
"We are checking the terror nests in northern Iraq at every chance". "Soon we will bring these down on the heads of the terrorists in the strongest way".
Thousands of people had started to flee Afrin on Monday as the Turkish troops got closer to the town, heading toward nearby government-controlled areas.
But Turkey, a USA ally and fellow NATO Western military alliance member, has objected to Washington's support for Kurdish militias, which Ankara accused of harboring ties to the militant Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).
In February, Morrisons set out plans to cut about 1,500 store management roles, and create about 1,700 customer service jobs. The unexpected special dividend of 4 pence per share took its full year payout to 10.09 pence, up 86 percent.
Though he has been heavily involved in United's build-up play and attack but has failed to live up to the aura of his arrival. However, it seems as if Sanchez embraced that perception a little too keenly for the rest of the squad's liking.
Zahav is nominated for Outstanding Service , though this is far from the restaurant's first James Beard recognition. Just two local chefs-Brown and Jorge Guzman at Surly Brewer's Table-made the final cut past year .
Triangle students also marched through downtown Raleigh in February, stopping at the State Capitol to demand reform to gun laws. School visitors will not be permitted on campus during this specific event. "I just want to do what I can to end it", she said.
YouTube was slammed after its algorithm promoted conspiracy theories in the wake of shootings in Las Vegas and Florida. So, YouTube will find it hard to ensure that the information in the suggested pages is factually correct.
If you go to tombraider.com , you'll be brought to a mostly blank page, with text reading "March 15, 2018 6:00 AM PDT". Here is what the source code had to say: " Shadow of The Tomb Raider is the climatic finale of Lara's origin story".
The five-hour St Patrick's Day celebration will feature Irish song and dance performances as well as a raffle and sweet stall. The Glendale bar and restaurant will have a Lucky Charm-eating contest , dunk tank, green bar and food specials on St.
That collection was chock-full of Genesis games, and even included a few unlockable SEGA Master System and arcade games. Now the only question (besides "where is the Nintendo Switch version", obviously) is what the price will be around.
Unfortunately for Arsenal , the old friends will be separated for the Milan clash as Aubameyang isn't allowed to play. The under-fire Frenchman, 68, is on course for the worst Premier League finish of his 22-year reign.
Shakhtar chief: Man Utd could beat Man City to Fred
He is also a great dribbler and often uses this to get himself out of tricky situations in the centre of the pitch. Fred had scored a stunning free kick in the first leg and he looked like Shakhtar's best player in the tie.
Canada remains 7th in World Happiness Report rankings
The main focus of this year's report, in addition to its usual happiness factors, include migration within and among countries. Other world powers on the list include Germany (at No. 15), Britain (19), Japan (54), Russian Federation (59) and China (86).
Turner leads balanced attack as Pacers edge 76ers
The Sixers cut the Pacers lead down to five after Redick hit a three and a Marco Belinelli completed a three-point play. The Pacers knocked down 21 of their 25 free throws (84.0 percent) and had a better turnover percentage (12.6 vs. 15.6).
Ben Carson knew of $31K dining set, according to email
One email chain shows serving cart options were approved by "leadership" but doesn't specify who made the request. Carson told CNN at the time that he was surprised at the $31,000 price tag on the order and had it canceled .
Three for Mullins on 1st day at Cheltenham
It was a fantastic start to the Festival yesterday with some thoroughly pulsating National Hunt Racing around Prestbury Park. The eight-year-old appears to be better than ever judged on his defeat of Faugheen in last month's Irish Champion Hurdle .
Cleveland Browns agree to deal with free agent RB Carlos Hyde
Some have sat back and watched Hyde accumulate 86 receptions over the last two years and assume that he's a good pass-catcher. Stewart turns 31 next week and is coming off a season in which he averaged a career-low 3.4 yards per rushing attempt.
Graham reportedly leaving Seahawks to join Packers
Graham spent the past three seasons with the Seattle Seahawks , totaling 2,048 yards and 18 touchdowns over that period of time. He averaged a career-low 9.1 yards per catch last season but also managed to haul in 10 scores for the first time since 2014.