News Turkey warns Syrian army against helping Kurdish YPG in Afrin 2018-02-19T15:46:51.000000000-05:00 BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey warned on Monday it would confront Syrian government forces if they entered Syria's northwestern Afrin region to help the Kurdish YPG militia repel a Turkish offensive. Students plan protests, Washington march, to demand gun control after mass shooting 2018-02-19T13:31:22.000000000-05:00 PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Stunned by the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, students mobilized across the country on Sunday to organize rallies and a national walkout in support of stronger gun laws, challenging politicians they say have failed to protect them. World stocks break recovery streak with U.S. and China closed 2018-02-19T12:34:14.000000000-05:00 LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were set to post their first loss in five days on Monday, breaking a winning streak that saw them recover almost half their losses from a violent sell-off two weeks ago. 'Bad guy' Russia emerges as central player in Western diplomacy 2018-02-19T11:24:32.000000000-05:00 MUNICH (Reuters) - European and U.S. officials divided over U.S. President Donald Trump's foreign policy found common cause this weekend in decrying what they say is Russia's covert campaign to undermine Western democracies. Kremlin says charges over U.S. election tampering prove nothing 2018-02-19T09:15:38.000000000-05:00 MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday that U.S. charges against 13 Russians and several Russian companies accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign contained zero proof of Russian state involvement. World stocks extend global recovery, set for sixth day of gains 2018-02-19T08:37:10.000000000-05:00 LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were set for a sixth session of gains on Monday, extending a recovery from a selloff sparked by fears of creeping inflation and higher borrowing costs. Russia looms large as U.S. election officials prep for 2018 2018-02-19T07:21:54.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ten months before the United States votes in its first major election since the 2016 presidential contest, U.S. state election officials huddled in Washington this weekend to swap strategies on dealing with an uninvited guest: Russia. Iran cannot confirm missing plane found, freeze hampers search 2018-02-19T06:29:12.000000000-05:00 LONDON (Reuters) - The wreckage of an Iranian plane that crashed with 65 people on board was found in central Iran, state media said on Monday, but aviation authorities could not confirm the report. Oxfam says Haiti director admitted using prostitutes 2018-02-19T05:40:55.000000000-05:00 LONDON (Reuters) - Oxfam's country director in Haiti admitted to using prostitutes at his residence during a relief mission before resigning in 2011, according to an internal investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct released by the charity on Monday. All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash 2018-02-19T03:27:23.000000000-05:00 DUBAI (Reuters) - All 65 passengers and crew were feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran on Sunday after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region.