Global News 10/11/19 – Thousands flee, hundreds dead in Turkish attack on Kurds, 4 nat'l security officials raised alarms about Trump Ukraine policy, and Iran oil tanker explodes off Saudi coast

Pro-Turkish Syrian fighters along the Turkish side of the border on Friday. Credit Nazeer Al-Khatib/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Pro-Turkish Syrian fighters along the Turkish side of the border on Friday. Credit Nazeer Al-Khatib/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

This Friday, thousands flee and hundreds are reported dead in Turkish assault on US-allied Kurds in Syria; at least four national security officials raised alarms about Ukraine policy before and after Trump call with Ukrainian president; Iran oil tanker ‘explosion’ reported in Red Sea; hundreds take to streets in Hong Kong as subways open for first time in weeks; and native Ecuadoreans detain, then free, police in continued anti-austerity protests.