Tag: Border

Russia, Turkey reach deal to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border

SOCHI, Russia/ANKARA (Reuters) – Syrian and Russian forces will deploy in northeast Syria to remove Kurdish YPG fighters and their weapons from the border with Turkey under a deal agreed on Tuesday which both Moscow and Ankara hailed as a triumph. Hours after the deal was announced, the Turkish defense ministry said that the United…

Norway detects radioactive iodine by Russian border days after blast

OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s nuclear safety authority is analyzing tiny amounts of radioactive iodine detected in the air in northern Norway in the days after a deadly explosion during a rocket engine test over the border in Russia. Russia’s state nuclear agency, Rosatom, said on Saturday that five people killed in the blast were its…