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  1. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkish warplanes shoot down Syrian jet after it crosses into Turkey airspace

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by AGENCIES

    ... Friction between Turkey and Syria has also intensified in recent days over a tomb in Syria belonging to an ancestor of the founder of the Ottoman Empire. In the Netherlands, Turkish President ... in the northern province of Latakia, a regime stronghold. The battle erupted after three jihadist groups, including al-Qaeda's Syria affiliate, al-Nusra Front, announced an offensive on Tuesday ...

  2. News - World - TURKEY

    Erdogan vows revenge on plotters after victory in Turkish elections

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... of the imam in the police and justice systems of damaging leaks on Twitter and of bugging talks on Syria and then releasing the explosive audio recording on YouTube. "We will enter their caves and... they will pay the price," he warned. "How can you threaten our national security on Syria? Syria is currently in a state of war against us. There won't be a state within ...

  3. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkey slams Syria after car bombs kill 40 in border town of Reyhanli

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Istanbul Ankara points finger at Damascus, saying attack designed to pit town's residents against refugees Car bombs near border with Syria kill at least 40 Two explosive-laden cars blew up in a small Turkish town near the border with Syria on Saturday, killing at least 40 people and wounding 100 others in one of the deadliest recent attacks ...

  4. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan slams top court for lifting Twitter ban

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 08:10pm by AFP

    ... on Syria involving top government, military and spy officials. The government has challenged such district-level court decisions in the past. In the leaked recording on Syria, voices could be heard ...

  5. News - World - TURKEY

    Top-level security leaks spell crisis for Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 01:26am by AFP

    ... Reuters in Instanbul and Ankara Top-level security leaks spell crisis for Erdogan Turkey's spymaster discusses possible military intervention in Syria with army and civilian chiefs and days later their words are on the internet for all to hear. The breach highlights a disturbing truth for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan- that Turkey can no longer keep even top-level ...

  6. News - World - TURKEY

    Russia warns Turkey against deploying Patriot missiles

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 03:46pm by Reuters in Ankara, Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... Reuters in Ankara, Agence France-Presse in Moscow Russia on Thursday warned Turkey against deploying surface-to-air Patriot missiles to protect its troubled border with Syria, saying ... its border with Syria as the conflict in its southern neighbour deepens. The move highlights Ankara’s fears that the situation on its border could deteriorate rapidly and echoes its calls ...

  7. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkey pounds Syria in reprisal for deadly fire

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 08:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Akcakale

    ... neighbouring Syria. But Turkish Prime Minister Besir Atalay said Syria had admitted responsibility for the shelling that killed five Turks and apologised. “Turkey has no interest in a war with Syria ... the Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis (INEGMA). “Turkey can considerably change the balance of power in favour of the rebels, even it doesn’t deploy troops into Syria, and limits itself ...

  8. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkey returns fire after new Syrian shelling

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 05:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Ankara

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ankara The Turkish army early on Saturday returned fire after a new round of shelling from Syria hit the border province of Hatay, the Anatolia news agency reported. No casualties were reported, the agency said. The incident on Saturday happened in the small Turkish village of Guvecci, near the border with Syria, when a mortar fell in a rural area. ...

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    Erdogan seeks Turkish voters’ support in fierce power struggle

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 06:00pm by Reuters in Istanbul

    ... meeting. In the recording, the intelligence chief, foreign minister and military commanders discuss possible armed intervention in Syria. A senior government official described the leak as one ...

  10. News - World - TURKEY

    UN condemns Syria over Turkey shelling

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 09:51am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations The UN Security Council condemned Syria “in the strongest terms” on Thursday for its deadly shelling of Turkey, while UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged ... Turkish strikes against a military position inside Syria that reportedly killed several soldiers. After hours of haggling between Turkey’s Western allies on the Security Council and longtime Syria ...




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