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Oct 11, 2019

LATEST World News, Oct 11, 2019

Associated Press News


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Turkey's offensive into Syria: More casualties, displacement. By MEHMET GUZEL. October 11, 2019 ... California winds move south, may force new power outages ... cross-border offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters that has set off another. .... BEIJING (AP) — China announced a timetable Friday for carrying out a ...

SNAPPER Island (NSW, Australia) Info, Oct 11, 2019


Snapper Island is a 1.65 hectare island in Sydney Harbour, Australia. It lies in the main channel of the western section of the harbour, upstream of the Sydney ...

SHARK Island (NSW, Australia) Info, Oct 11, 2019


Positioned in Sydney Harbour, 1km from the mouth of Rose Bay, Shark Island is a picnic spot with a difference. Explore the island's foreshore, go swimming or relax in front of amazing Sydney Harbour views. ... The 1.5ha Shark Island sits in Sydney Harbour, just 1km from Rose Bay.

SCOTLAND Island (NSW, Australia) Info, Oct 11, 2019


Scotland Island is an island and suburb on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Church Point, Scotland Island's major ...

RODD Island (NSW, Australia) Info, Oct 11, 2019


Rodd Island is a 6,700-square-metre (0.67 ha) island on the Parramatta River in Sydney, Australia. It lies in the centre of Iron Cove, between the suburbs of ...

PULBAH Island (NSW, Australia) Info, Oct 11, 2019


Jump to Pulbah Island - Pulbah Island is managed by the NSW National Parks ... Pulbah is an Australian indigenous Awabakal word meaning "island".
Area‎: ‎68 ha (168 acres)
Visitation‎: ‎Restricted
Nearest town or city‎: ‎Lake Macquarie

TURKEY's Military Operation in Syria News, Oct 11, 2019

1 hour ago - Tens of thousands of civilians flee border areas as Turkey presses ... Turkey as an "invading" force and "insulting" the offensive, he added. ... Syrian Kurdish city of Qamishli on October 11, 2019 [Mohammad Ahmad/ AFP].

ALEXEI LEONOV, Soviet/Russian Cosmonaut, Air Force Major General, Writer, and Artist, Info, Oct 11, 2019

Alexei Arkhipovich Leonov was a Soviet/Russian cosmonaut, Air Force Major general, writer, and artist. On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to ...
Total EVAs‎: ‎1
Awards‎: ‎Hero of the Soviet Union‎ (twice)
Nationality‎: ‎Russian
Missions‎: ‎Voskhod 2‎, ‎Soyuz 19 (ASTP)

BJORN THORBJARNARSON, Surgeon, Info, Oct 11, 2019

19 hours ago - Bjorn Thorbjarnarson, a New York surgeon who famously treated the shah of Iran and Andy Warhol before becoming a central figure in a ...