Turkey issues warning to Russia, claiming new airspace violation

Jan 31, 2016

Turkey issues warning to Russia, claiming new airspace violation

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Moscow on Saturday that it would be forced to “endure the consequences” if its jets continue to violate Turkish airspace, after Ankara reported a new border infringement incident by a Russian plane. NATO-member Turkey said another Russian warplane ...

Jan 25, 2016

Turkey detains 10 on suspicion of recruiting for Islamic State

Turkish police have detained 10 people suspected of recruiting for Islamic State, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Monday, although it was not clear if the detentions were linked to a suicide bombing in Istanbul this month. Anti-terror police launched an early morning raid ...

Jan 24, 2016

Russian air raids blamed for civilian deaths ahead of Syria talks

Suspected Russian raids killed 47 civilians in war-ravaged eastern Syria on Saturday, amid reports U.S. forces are building up an air base to bolster their fight against jihadis further north. Meanwhile, senior diplomats scrambled to resolve the key question of who will represent Syria’s ...