Syrian official slams Turkey 'aggression'
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad's political adviser accused Turkey on Thursday of committing "aggression" against the country by allowing rebels to cross into the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani to battle the Islamic State group.
Anzac memorials vandalised on Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey
VANDALS have struck again at the Anzac Memorial site at Gallipoli in Turkey. After stealing numerous plaques from across the Peninsula the thieves struck the main memorial site at Anzac Cove and lifted the large metal letters forming the word ANZAC from ...
Don’t Expect Another Month Like This as Oil Holds: Turkey Credit
Turkey Central bank Governor Erdem Basci, under pressure to lower borrowing costs to help stoke an economic recovery, has cut the benchmark rate three times since May even as he struggles to tame inflation, which has stayed more than 3 percentage points above the 5 percent target since March.
Syrian rebels enter Kobani from Turkey border crossing
A small group of Syrian rebels entered the embattled border town of Kobani from Turkey on Wednesday on a mission to help Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State extremists in Syria, activists and Kurdish officials said.
Syria rebels cross from Turkey to join Kobane battle
A group of fighters from the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) crossed into Syria from Turkey on Wednesday to join Kurdish fighters defending the border town of Kobane against Islamic State jihadists, a local Turkish official said. The official, who asked not to be named, said 150 FSA fighters crossed overnight in several buses. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, confirmed the ...
Kurdish troops join fight against Islamic State from Turkey
SURUC, TURKEY—Ten Iraqi peshmerga fighters entered a northern Syrian border town, crossing over from Turkey on Thursday, the first from among a group of 150 Kurdish troops on their way into the embattled Kobani, activists said. The development followed ...
Turkey Donations Needed at the Branford Food Pantry in Preparation for the Holidays
The Branford Food Pantry is in need of turkey donations as they prepare for the upcoming holiday season. Branford Food Pantry President Wendy Cowles told The Sound the pantry is in need of over 500 turkeys to satisfy the demand for both Thanksgiving and ...
Peshmerga troops cheered by fellow Kurds in Turkey
SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Iraqi peshmerga troops were cheered Wednesday by fellow Kurds in southeastern Turkey as the fighters slowly made their way toward the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani to try to break a siege there by Islamic State militants.
AP Interview: Assad adviser says Turkey's involvement in Kobani is 'aggression' against Syria
DAMASCUS, Syria – Syrian President Bashar Assad's political adviser has accused Turkey of committing "aggression" against his country by allowing rebels to cross into the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani. Bouthaina Shaaban said in an interview with ...
Anzac metal letters stolen from commemorative site in Turkey
The letters that spell out the word Anzac have been stolen from the commemorative site at the North Beach in Turkey. Australian authorities learned of the vandalism on Thursday night, as preparations were being finalised for the weekend's events to honour ...
Turkey wants anti-Assad rebels to control Kobane: PM
Turkey wants the anti-Damascus Free Syrian Army (FSA) to control the Syrian border town of Kobane if Islamist jihadists are defeated, and not the forces of separatist Kurds or President Bashar al-Assad, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said. In an interview with the BBC broadcast on Tuesday, Davutoglu called for an "integrated strategy" with the United States to equip and train the FSA and oust ...
Turkey Finds Out 1 Is the Loneliest Number
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) leaders who have ruled Turkey for the past 12 years generally ignore and sometimes deny the criticism that they have pushed Turkey into loneliness in the region and the world because of their foreign policies.
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