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Ankara (Turkey)

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  • Turkish media: Syria-bound jet had military communications gear

     
    Turkish state media reported Thursday that a Syrian passenger plane intercepted and forced to land in Turkey was carrying military communications equipment....
  • Turkey shells Syrian targets but says war not on agenda

     
    Turkey resumed retaliatory shelling of targets inside Syria, but a top Turkish official said Ankara had "no interest" in declaring war on its neighbor, according to various reports....
  • Turkey, NATO assail Syria, but no retaliation for shoot-down seen

     
    Turkish Prime Minster Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the nation’s NATO allies had more harsh words Tuesday for Syria about its downing of a Turkish reconnaissance jet. But, as expected, neither the Turks nor the military alliance indicated a retaliatory...
  • In Syria, more violence, no breakthrough after Annan visit

     
    A day after special envoy Kofi Annan urged Syrian authorities to implement a U.N. peace plan, opposition activists reported fresh clashes and the United Nations monitoring team inside Syria found evidence of an apparent new massacre....
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 1, 2013

     
    In Friday's Pictures in the News: Rescuers work under the collapsed Yichang bridge near the city of Sanmenxia, China, after a fireworks-laden truck exploded as it crossed a bridge, killing 26 people as the structure collapsed and vehicles plummeted to the...
  • Rauf Denktash dies at 87; former Turkish Cypriot leader

    Rauf Denktash dies at 87; former Turkish Cypriot leader
    Reporting from Nicosia, Cyprus -- Rauf Denktash, the former Turkish Cypriot leader whose determined pursuit of a separate state for his people and strong opposition to the divided island's reunification defined a political career spanning six decades,...
  • Anthony Shadid dies at 43; New York Times foreign correspondent

    Anthony Shadid dies at 43; New York Times foreign correspondent
    Reporting from New York -- Anthony Shadid, a journalist who gave voice to those muffled by the turmoil around them — from Iraqi families enveloped in civil war to young Libyans spurred to take up arms against a dictator — died while doing just...
  • Iran nuclear talks imperiled by dispute with Turkey

     
    A war of words between Turkish and Iranian leaders intensified Thursday, threatening to delay or even scuttle a new round of talks between Iran and world powers, and raising fresh doubt about whether Tehran will bargain over its disputed nuclear program.....
  • Turkish leader to Syria's Assad: Don't 'feed on blood'

     
    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan turns up the rhetorical heat on Syria's President Bashar Assad. Turkey also announces it is abandoning oil exploration plans with Syria....
  • Turkey announces new sanctions on Syria

     
    Turkey announces tough new sanctions on Syria. The sanctions aim to persuade President Bashar Assad’s regime to halt a bloody crackdown on an 8-month-old uprising....
  • Russian envoy arrives in Syria as violence continues in Homs

     
    Syria: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in the Syrian capital of Damascus today and was scheduled to meet with President Bashar Assad in what Moscow called a bid to craft a diplomatic solution to end the continuing bloodshed in the country.....