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  • new storyTurkey shells Kurdish positions in Syria for 2nd day story has photos
    Updated: Feb-14-16 11:09 am

    BEIRUT - Turkey shelled positions held by the main Kurdish militia in northern Syria for a second day on Sunday, drawing condemnation from the Syrian government, whose forces are advancing against insurgents in the same area under the cover of Russian airstrikes.

  • Turkish leaders lash out at UN demands to open border story has photos
    Updated: Feb-10-16 12:16 pm

    KILIS, Turkey - Turkey's leaders lashed out Wednesday at the United Nations and others who are pressing the country to open its border to thousands more Syrian refugees, accusing them of failing to shoulder the refugee burden or stop the Russian bombings that have triggered the exodus.

  • Displaced by fighting, Kurdish residents call for peace story has photos
    Updated: Feb-08-16 1:20 pm

    DIYARBAKIR, Turkey - Azize Calis is pleading for peace.

  • UN rights chief: Turkey must probe shooting of civilians 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 12:33 pm

    GENEVA - The U.N. human rights chief called on Turkey on Monday to investigate the alleged shooting of unarmed people in southeastern Turkey that turned up in "extremely shocking" footage posted online last week.

  • Biden: More support needed to repel IS from Turkish border story has photos
    Updated: Jan-23-16 1:07 pm

    ISTANBUL - Turkey and the United States agree on the need to ramp up support for Sunni Arab forces in Syria to cut off the Islamic State group's access to the Turkish border and to prevent future terror attacks, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday.

  • Merkel and Davutoglu seek solutions to migrant crisis story has photos
    Updated: Jan-22-16 12:33 pm

    BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu pledged Friday to continue to work intensively together to solve Europe's migrant crisis - not only to stem the flow of people but to improve conditions in camps in Turkey and to try and bring about a peace deal in Syria.

  • Iraqi PM wants Turkey to pull out troops story has photos
    Updated: Jan-22-16 10:23 am

    DAVOS, Switzerland - Iraq's prime minister appealed Friday to Turkey to pull its troops out of Iraqi territory and instead provide training and equipment to fight the Islamic State group, which he and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry insisted is losing ground.