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Syrian rockets kill two in Turkey as Ankara fights Kurd militia

WASHINGTON: Presidents Donald Trump and Recep Tayyip Erdogan faced off by phone Wednesday as the American warned Turkey not to risk a clash with US forces and the Turk demanded Washington stop backing a Kurdish militia. On the fifth day of a Turkish assault against a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria, and with rockets fired into Turkey claiming civilian casualties, the leaders of the two NATO allies finally got in touch. Trump’s warning was stark. He asked Erdogan to "de-escalate" the attack on the Afrin canton, which…