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  1. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkey steels for action as Islamic State advances on Syrian border town

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 09:59am by Reuters in Suruc, Turkey

    ... Reuters in Suruc, Turkey Turkey's parliament votes to allow military action against Islamic State across borders with Syria and Iraq and to allow allied foreign troops to launch ... town, sending thousands more Kurdish refugees into Turkey. The vote gives the government powers to order incursions into Syria and Iraq to counter the threat of attack “from all terrorist ...

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    At least 14 dead as protests rage in Turkey over Kobane

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 06:38pm by Agence France-Presse in Diyarbakir

    ... with large populations of Kurds. Further protests were planned for Wednesday. Peace process at risk The world’s largest stateless people, Kurds are spread across Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria. Kurdish ... authorisation to use the military in Syria but says it will only send in troops if there is a coordinated international effort to oust President Bashar al-Assad. ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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. ...

  7. News - World - TURKEY

    Three Chinese engineers kidnapped by suspected Kurdish militants in Turkey

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:24am

    ... Reuters in Diyarbakir, Turkey Suspected Kurdish militants have kidnapped three Chinese engineers in southeast Turkey near the border with Iraq and Syria, security sources said on Monday. The workers were seized from a shop in the border town of Silopi late on Sunday by suspected members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) who then went on to attack a power plant construction ...

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    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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    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 ...

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    Turkey warns of 'greater force' if further Syria shelling

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 06:40pm by Reuters in Hacipas, Turkey

    ... Reuters in Hacipas, Turkey Turkey’s military will respond with greater force if shelling from Syria continues to hit its territory, its chief of staff said on Wednesday, as clashes between ... along the 900-kilometre-long border and have been responding in kind over the past week to gunfire and shelling coming across from northern Syria, where President Bashar al-Assad’s forces have ...




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