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Kurds reject Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani

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ISTANBUL/BEIRUT - A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Friday rejected a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of Kobani to help them push back besieging Islamic State insurgents. | Video

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Kurds reject Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani 12:58am BST

ISTANBUL/BEIRUT - A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Friday rejected a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of Kobani to help them push back besieging Islamic State insurgents. | Video

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Kurds reject Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani 24 Oct 2014

ISTANBUL/BEIRUT - A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Friday rejected a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of Kobani to help them push back besieging Islamic State insurgents. | Video

Turkcell's third quarter net profit beats estimates 24 Oct 2014

ISTANBUL, Oct 24 - Turkey's largest mobile phone operator Turkcell posted an 8 percent increase in third-quarter net profit, beating estimates.

Turkey's Erdogan says 200 Kurdish fighters from Iraq to enter Kobani 23 Oct 2014

RIGA - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday agreement had been reached on sending 200 Kurdish peshmerga fighters from Iraq through Turkey to help defend the Syrian border town of Kobani against Islamic State militants.

Somali port poised for facelift with Turkish help 23 Oct 2014

* Company promises to boost revenue for Somalia's top asset

Lockheed Martin and Turkey's Roketsan sign F-35 missile deal 22 Oct 2014

ISTANBUL - Lockheed Martin and Turkish missile manufacturer Roketsan signed an agreement Wednesday to produce and sell Turkey's SOM-J air-launched cruise missile for the F-35 Lightning II combat jet, the companies said.

Power workers seized in southeast Turkey released 22 Oct 2014

DIYARBAKIR Turkey - Ten power company workers seized by suspected Kurdish militants on Wednesday in southeastern Turkey have been released, a security source said.

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament votes to send forces to Kobani 22 Oct 2014

ARBIL Iraq - Lawmakers in Iraq's Kurdistan region said on Wednesday they voted in favor of sending Kurdish forces to the besieged Syrian town of Kobani via Turkey.

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament votes to send forces to Kobani 22 Oct 2014

ARBIL Iraq - Lawmakers in Iraq's Kurdistan region said on Wednesday they voted in favour of sending Kurdish forces to the besieged Syrian town of Kobani via Turkey.

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Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said on Friday. | Video