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14
OCT
7pm

Trump’s new threats to ‘destroy’ Turkey’s economy

The US President has tweeted that he will sign an executive order in response to Turkey’s military incursion in northern Syria. Also: Angry protests across Catalonia over the sentencing of twelve leaders for the failed attempt to break away from Spain, and the winner of the Booker prize is revealed… and this year there’s a twist.
14
OCT
10am

Catalonia leaders jailed for sedition by Spanish court

The verdicts have drawn thousands onto the streets in protest. Syrian government forces agree to help the Kurds battle the Turkish military incursion; they're now within the range of Turkish artillery. Tragedy in K-pop, the star Sulli has died aged 25.
13
OCT
7pm

Amascus over Turkish offensive

Agreement allows the Syrian army to deploy along the border. Also: Japan deploys military in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis and the backlash against vaping and the use of e-cigarettes in the United States.
11
OCT
7pm

100,000 flee as Turkey steps up Syria offensive

The US says it wants to step up efforts to stop Turkey's offensive in northern Syria against Kurdish forces. Also: major payments companies abandon Facebook's Libra, and the cosmonaut Alexei Leonov who became the first person to walk in space, has died aged 85.
11
OCT
11am

PM Abiy Ahmed is winner for 2019

Ethiopian PM given prize for efforts to 'achieve peace and international cooperation.' His peace deal with Eritrea ended a 20-year military stalemate following a border war between the two nations.

Also, casualties increase as Turkey continues its offensive into Kurdish-held areas of northern Syria, and we look back at the life of singer Karel Gott - the 'Sinatra of the East.'
10
OCT
11am

Turkey's Syria offensive: Erdogan hits back at criticism of assault

Turkish President strongly defends incursion into Kurdish-held territory in Syria. He threatens to send millions of Syrian refugees to Europe if the Turkish offensive is described as an 'occupation.'

Also, Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke win Nobel Prizes for Literature for 2018 and 2019, and Iranian women are allowed to attend a men's football match for first time in decades.
09
OCT
7pm

Turkey launches ground offensive in Syria

The move comes hours after warplanes and artillery began hitting areas held by Kurdish-led forces. Also: two dead as gunman targets German synagogue, and a study suggests that owning a dog can help you live longer.
09
OCT
10am

Kurds in northern Syria told to mobilise against Turks

People are being urged to head to the Syrian border to resist the Turkish assault. This follows President Trump's controversial decision to withdraw US troops from the area. Also: northern California braces for huge power cuts to prevent wildfires, and the brown bears of Alaska eating their way to success.
08
OCT
10am

Ames

Houston Rockets boss Daryl Morey tweeted support for Hong Kong protesters. Also: Brexit talks between Britain and the EU reach breaking point, and a new scheme to even up the gender pay gap by employees deciding their own salary.

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