The Daily Populous

Monday October 14th, 2019 night edition

image for Female Kurdish politician ‘executed’ by pro-Turkish militants as civilian death toll rises to 38 in Syria offensive

Turkish-backed groups have killed nine civilians, including a female politician, in northeastern Syria, according to a human rights monitor.

Hevrin Khalaf, the Future Syria Party’s secretary-general, and her driver were ambushed and shot dead on Saturday, according to Kurdish forces.

“The nine civilians were executed at different moments south of the town of Tal Abyad,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

“This is clear evidence that the Turkish state is continuing its criminal policy towards unarmed civilians,” the SDF said.

Turkey and its allied fighters began an offensive on Wednesday to push back the Kurdish Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG) from its border.

The YPG is the primary component of the SDF who have been instrumental in fighting Isis in Syria.

The Turkish government has described the YPG as a “terrorist” group with links to Kurdish rebels in Turkey. »

China's Xi warns attempts to divide China will end in 'shattered bones'

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FILE PHOTO: Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations in Beijing, China May 15, 2019.

“And any external forces backing such attempts dividing China will be deemed by the Chinese people as pipe-dreaming!”

Xi, the first Chinese president to visit Nepal in 22 years, arrived in Nepal on Saturday on a state visit. »

Deafening cinema sound is ruining films, claims Hugh Grant

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For the actor Hugh Grant, the experience of watching at his local London cinema last week was “unendurable”, but not because of Todd Phillips’s menacing vision as director.

Grant said he was grateful, but wondered how they could help unless they knew where he had seen the film.

Many filmgoers say they believe sound levels have been crawling up the decibel scale, and not just for the adverts and trailers. »

Simon Phillips auf Twitter: "“Abramovich’s right-hand man rang me. He wants to buy a club in London. Spurs or Chelsea? I said, ‘What does he want to do?’ He said he wants to win. I said, ‘So buy Chels

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