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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria says ready for joint inquiry on Turkey attacks

    Posted May 15th 2013, 02:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Syria is willing to carry out a joint investigation with Turkey into deadly attacks in the border town of Reyhanli that Ankara has accused Damascus ... are the deadliest to hit Turkey since the beginning of the uprising in neighbouring Syria in March 2011. Turkey has blamed a radical Marxist group affiliated with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria bans Turkish flights in retaliatory move

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 02:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Syria banned Turkish passenger flights from its airspace from Sunday in a retaliatory move after Turkey confiscated a cargo of what Russia said was radar ... that would normally take them through Syrian airspace, came despite a flurry of diplomacy on Saturday intended to calm soaring tensions between the neighbours. Syria accuses Turkey of channeling arms ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria, Turkey trade accusations over jet’s cargo

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 11:34am by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus The war of words between Syria and Turkey escalated on Thursday when Ankara said it had found military supplies on a passenger plane it intercepted en ... in recent days, amid fears that the Syrian civil war could ignite broader regional conflict. Inside Syria, the fighting raged on, with least 87 Syrian soldiers reported killed over the day, ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. SYRIA

    Obama and Turkey's Erdogan demand Assad step down

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US President Barack Obama and Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted on Thursday that Syria’s Bashar al-Assad must quit power as part of moves to end Syria’s bloody civil war. The leaders met in Washington amid a flurry of shuttle diplomacy between world and regional powers, amid manoeuvreing ahead of a planned international ...

  8. News - World - TURKEY-SYRIA

    Turkey strikes back at Syria after PM warning

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:58pm by Reuters in Istanbul

    ... Reuters in Istanbul Turkey returned fire after Syrian mortar bombs landed in a field in southern Turkey on Saturday, the day after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan warned Syria that Turkey ... serious cross-border violence in Syria’s conflict, which began as a democracy uprising but has evolved into a civil war with sectarian overtones. They highlight how the crisis could destabilise ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China urges restraint on Turkey-Syria border tensions

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 10:03am by Reuters in Shanghai

    ... Reuters in Shanghai China’s Foreign Ministry urged Turkey and Syria to exercise restraint amid mounting border tensions which saw Turkish artillery hit targets inside Syria after a mortar bomb fired from Syrian territory killed five Turkish civilians. “We appeal to all relevant sides including Turkey and Syria to exercise restraint and refrain from taking any action ...




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