King's Cross Station was temporarily closed in central London on Sunday, as police tried to stop pro-Kurdish protesters from accessing the tracks. According to reports, the demonstration followed a similar protest, which forced the closure of Manchester Piccadilly Station, where around 100 protesters stormed the railway lines. In both cases, the demonstrators reportedly protested against... Еще Turkish military operations in Afrin, northern Syria. On January 20, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the beginning of the military offensive 'Olive Branch' against the Kurdish YPG militia. Turkey views the YPG, which is active in northern Syria, as an extension of the banned militant group the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).