World update: October 9 2019

Stories from Syria, Tunisia, Poland, and more

MIDDLE EAST

SYRIA

Turkey’s invasion of northeastern Syria, which it’s calling “Operation Peace Spring” (insert urine-related joke here), has begun with a series of airstrikes and artillery attacks along the border (and some a fair distance inside the border, as well). The ground offensive began shortly after. The Turks say they informed the Syrian governm…

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