World Feb 28Turkey, Russia seek to defuse tensions in Syria as migrants push west
The presidents of Turkey and Russia spoke by phone Friday to try to defuse tensions that rose significantly in Syria after 33 Turkish troops were killed in an airstrike blamed on the Syrian government, and a new wave of refugees…
World Feb 28Turkey threatens to let refugees into Europe as violence escalates in Syria
Scores of migrants began converging on Turkey's border with Greece seeking entry into Europe after Turkey said it was “no longer able to hold refugees.”…
World Nov 01Turkey and Russia begin joint patrols in northeast Syria
Turkey's defense ministry tweeted on Friday that the patrols started in al-Darbasiyah region, with Turkish and Russian troops, armored vehicles and drones.
World Oct 20Kurds begin evacuation from besieged Syrian border town
Kurdish fighters and civilians began evacuating from a besieged Syrian town on Sunday, the first pullback under the U.S.-brokered cease-fire deal, opening the way to a broader withdrawal of the Kurdish-led forces from parts of the Turkish border.
World Oct 12Turkish forces capture center of key Syrian border town
Turkey's military said it captured a key Syrian border town under heavy bombardment Saturday as its offensive against Kurdish fighters pressed into its fourth day with little sign of relenting despite mounting international criticism.
World Oct 11Civilians displaced as Turkey offensive in Syria enters 3rd day
The invasion came after President Donald Trump opened the way by pulling American troops from their positions near the border and abandoning U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish fighters.
World Oct 10Turkey makes advances in 2nd day of Syria invasion
Turkish ground forces seized at least one village from Kurdish fighters in northern Syria as they pressed ahead with their assault Thursday.
World Oct 31Turkish prosecutor says Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi strangled, dismembered
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of a premeditated killing, and his body was dismembered before it was removed, a top Turkish prosecutor said Wednesday.
World Oct 07Friend: Saudi journalist ‘killed’ at consulate in Istanbul
A Turkish official also told The Associated Press that authorities believe prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi Consulate.