Syria live: US envoy says Turkey needs to 'declare ceasefire immediately'

Civilian death toll climbs as Ankara presses on with its offensive amid international condemnation

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Key developments: 

  • US President Donald Trump says the Kurds 'are not angels'
  • Pelosi: Trump had a 'meltdown' during meeting on Syria
  • Turkey's Erdogan calls on Syria's Kurds to lay down their weapons. Read our wrap up of Wednesday's events here.
  • Kurds fear the worst as Turkish onslaught continues, a dispatch from Qamishli