US is out of the picture in Syria-Turkey crisis. Putin now owns this mess – CNN

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CNN’s Ben Wedeman reports.”},{“title”:”Can Boris Johnson get his deal through Parliament? “,”duration”:”02:11″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://edition.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2019/10/18/brexit-deal-boris-johnson-vote-bianco-nobilo-the-brief-intl-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2019/10/18/brexit-deal-boris-johnson-vote-bianco-nobilo-the-brief-intl-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191017195614-johnson-brussels-deal-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2019/10/18/brexit-deal-boris-johnson-vote-bianco-nobilo-the-brief-intl-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”CNN’s Bianca Nobilo breaks down the chances of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal passing ahead of a rare Saturday vote in the House of Commons. “,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Bianca Nobilo breaks down the chances of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal passing ahead of a rare Saturday vote in the House of Commons. “},{“title”:”WhatsApp tax sparks night of protests across Lebanon”,”duration”:”01:52″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://edition.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2019/10/18/beirut-whatsapp-protests-lebanon-saad-hariri-ben-wedeman-nr-intl-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2019/10/18/beirut-whatsapp-protests-lebanon-saad-hariri-ben-wedeman-nr-intl-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191018080220-06-lebanon-protests-1018-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2019/10/18/beirut-whatsapp-protests-lebanon-saad-hariri-ben-wedeman-nr-intl-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Thousands of u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2019/10/17/middleeast/lebanon-protests-economy-intl/index.html” target=”_blank”>protesters filled the streets of downtown Beirutu003c/a> as part of nation-wide demonstrations over deteriorating economic conditions and new austerity measures. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/ben-wedeman-profile” target=”_blank”>Ben Wedemanu003c/a> reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Thousands of u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2019/10/17/middleeast/lebanon-protests-economy-intl/index.html” target=”_blank”>protesters filled the streets of downtown Beirutu003c/a> as part of nation-wide demonstrations over deteriorating economic conditions and new austerity measures. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/ben-wedeman-profile” target=”_blank”>Ben Wedemanu003c/a> reports.”},{“title”:”Son of ‘El Chapo’ at center of police shootout”,”duration”:”00:40″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2019/10/18/el-chapo-son-mexico-police-cartel-shootout-ovidio-guzman-lopez-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2019/10/18/el-chapo-son-mexico-police-cartel-shootout-ovidio-guzman-lopez-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191017224635-01-el-chapo-shootout-1017-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2019/10/18/el-chapo-son-mexico-police-cartel-shootout-ovidio-guzman-lopez-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Mexican security forces engaged in a prolonged shootout with heavily armed suspected cartel members in Sinaloa state, in an operation that ensnared a son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.”,”descriptionText”:”Mexican security forces engaged in a prolonged shootout with heavily armed suspected cartel members in Sinaloa state, in an operation that ensnared a son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.”},{“title”:”See Extinction Rebellion protesters dragged off London tube”,”duration”:”01:06″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2019/10/17/extinction-rebellion-london-tube-video-lon-orig-mg.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2019/10/17/extinction-rebellion-london-tube-video-lon-orig-mg.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191017050550-07-extinction-rebellion-london-train-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2019/10/17/extinction-rebellion-london-tube-video-lon-orig-mg.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Scenes of chaos on London’s subway on Thursday morning, as commuters clashed with climate activists who tried to disrupt travel during peak rush hour.”,”descriptionText”:”Scenes of chaos on London’s subway on Thursday morning, as commuters clashed with climate activists who tried to disrupt travel during peak rush hour.”},{“title”:”Syrian Kurds bury their dead amid Turkish offensive”,”duration”:”02:32″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2019/10/17/turkey-syria-russia-us-kurds-erdogan-trump-nick-paton-walsh-intl-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2019/10/17/turkey-syria-russia-us-kurds-erdogan-trump-nick-paton-walsh-intl-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191017095915-syrian-kurds-burial-turkey-offensive-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2019/10/17/turkey-syria-russia-us-kurds-erdogan-trump-nick-paton-walsh-intl-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring is aimed at clearing Kurdish forces away from its border area and resettling 2 million Syrian refugees currently hosted in Turkey into a “safe zone” along the border. CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports on the human cost to the Syrian Kurds. “,”descriptionText”:”Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring is aimed at clearing Kurdish forces away from its border area and resettling 2 million Syrian refugees currently hosted in Turkey into a “safe zone” along the border. CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports on the human cost to the Syrian Kurds. “},{“title”:”Will Ripley: This is a game changer in Hong Kong”,”duration”:”02:46″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2019/10/16/hong-kong-explosives-ripley-pkg-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2019/10/16/hong-kong-explosives-ripley-pkg-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191016191816-hong-kong-protests-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2019/10/16/hong-kong-explosives-ripley-pkg-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Hong Kong police warn of an escalation after a large explosion rocked the city during protests. CNN’s Will Ripley reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Hong Kong police warn of an escalation after a large explosion rocked the city during protests. CNN’s Will Ripley reports.”},{“title”:”Trump’s ‘bromance’ with Turkish President Erdogan”,”duration”:”03:48″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/10/16/trump-turkey-president-erdogan-griffin-pkg-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/10/16/trump-turkey-president-erdogan-griffin-pkg-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191016200025-trump-turkey-president-erdogan-griffin-pkg-vpx-00025203-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/10/16/trump-turkey-president-erdogan-griffin-pkg-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Ever since President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared at the opening of Trump Towers Istanbul in 2012, the two have had an extensive working relationship. The mutual admiration even extends to their sons-in-law. CNN’s Drew Griffin reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Ever since President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared at the opening of Trump Towers Istanbul in 2012, the two have had an extensive working relationship. The mutual admiration even extends to their sons-in-law. CNN’s Drew Griffin reports.”},{“title”:”CNN’s Baldwin: Stop what you’re doing and look at this”,”duration”:”02:47″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2019/10/16/kim-jong-un-horse-baldwin-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2019/10/16/kim-jong-un-horse-baldwin-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191016104631-north-korea-kim-horse-04-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2019/10/16/kim-jong-un-horse-baldwin-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”North Korean state media released pictures of Kim Jong Un riding a white horse up a mountain in what is considered a politically significant act. CNN’s Brooke Baldwin discusses the possible ramifications. “,”descriptionText”:”North Korean state media released pictures of Kim Jong Un riding a white horse up a mountain in what is considered a politically significant act. 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Live US-style presidential debates — a first for the region with all candidates present — wowed audiences across the Middle East, with millions tuning in.”,”descriptionText”:”Tunisia’s new president, Kais Saied, won a landslide victory in the country’s second-ever democratic election. Yet as remarkable as his margin of victory has been, it was the election process that has won Tunisia wide praise. Live US-style presidential debates — a first for the region with all candidates present — wowed audiences across the Middle East, with millions tuning in.”},{“title”:”Prince Harry gets emotional during charity speech”,”duration”:”01:18″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2019/10/16/prince-harry-speech-emotional-meghan-archie-orig-lon-am.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2019/10/16/prince-harry-speech-emotional-meghan-archie-orig-lon-am.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191016044907-prince-harry-emotional-speech-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2019/10/16/prince-harry-speech-emotional-meghan-archie-orig-lon-am.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”The Duke of Sussex teared up as he recounted his wife Duchess Meghan’s pregnancy and the birth of the couple’s first child, Archie.”,”descriptionText”:”The Duke of Sussex teared up as he recounted his wife Duchess Meghan’s pregnancy and the birth of the couple’s first child, Archie.”},{“title”:”The Middle East’s rising superpower”,”duration”:”03:17″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2019/10/15/connect-the-world-middle-east-rising-superpower-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2019/10/15/connect-the-world-middle-east-rising-superpower-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191015145632-putin-united-arab-emirates-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2019/10/15/connect-the-world-middle-east-rising-superpower-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”CNN’s Becky Anderson reports from Abu Dhabi on Russia’s growing regional clout as President Putin visits the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia for the first time in 12 years.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Becky Anderson reports from Abu Dhabi on Russia’s growing regional clout as President Putin visits the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia for the first time in 12 years.”}],’js-video_headline-featured-1a5vfl’,”,”js-video_source-featured-1a5vfl”,true,true,’around-the-world’);if (typeof configObj.context !== ‘string’ || configObj.context.length