- Russia fires missiles as Syrian troops launch ground push Updated: Oct-07-15 10:20 am
DAMASCUS, Syria - Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive Wednesday in central Syria, in the first major combined air-and-ground assault since Moscow began its military campaign in the country last week.
- Turkey demands that Russia respect its borders Updated: Oct-07-15 9:31 am
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's prime minister demanded Wednesday that Russia respect Turkey's borders, saying the nation won't "make any concessions" on matters of border security, after two Russian warplanes strayed into Turkish airspace over the weekend.
- Turkey urges renewed global efforts to stem refugee wave Updated: Sep-28-15 10:53 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu urged the international community on Monday to step up efforts to address the refugee crisis which has uprooted thousands from their homes and forced them to flee to surrounding countries and Europe.