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U.S.-led coalition jets strike Kobani, Islamic State shells hit Turkey

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MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT - U.S.-led coalition jets pounded suspected Islamic State targets at least six times in the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Saturday after the fiercest shelling in days by the insurgents shook the town's centre and hit border areas within Turkey. | Video

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U.S.-led coalition jets strike Kobani, Islamic State shells hit Turkey 18 Oct 2014

MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT - U.S.-led coalition jets pounded suspected Islamic State targets at least six times in the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Saturday after the fiercest shelling in days by the insurgents shook the town's center and hit border areas within Turkey. | Video

With Syria at war, can Turkey and Ocalan still bring Kurds peace? 16 Oct 2014

ISTANBUL/SURUC Turkey - As southeast Turkey's Kurds rioted last week in fury at Ankara's refusal to rescue the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani from advancing Islamists, it was to Abdullah Ocalan that Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu turned for help.

Denmark wants answers on wanted man missing in Turkish custody: foreign minister 16 Oct 2014

COPENHAGEN - Danish officials will travel to Turkey to establish the fate of a wanted Danish man whose family says is missing from Turkish custody, the foreign minister said, before criticising the Turkish authorities for being unresponsive on the case.

Hundreds of Islamic State militants killed in Kobani strikes - U.S. 16 Oct 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S.-led air strikes have killed several hundred Islamic State fighters around the Syrian town of Kobani, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, but it cautioned that the town near Turkey's border could still fall to the Sunni militant group.

Hundreds of Islamic State militants killed in Kobani strikes - U.S. 16 Oct 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S.-led air strikes have killed several hundred Islamic State fighters around the Syrian town of Kobani, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, but it cautioned that the town near Turkey's border could still fall to the Sunni militant group.

Hundreds of Islamic State militants killed in Kobani strikes - U.S. 15 Oct 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S.-led air strikes have killed several hundred Islamic State fighters around the Syrian town of Kobani, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, but it cautioned that the town near Turkey's border could still fall to the Sunni militant group.

War on the doorstep compounds Turkey's economic worries 15 Oct 2014

ISTANBUL/ANKARA - Already struggling for substantial growth after at least a year of foreign and internal turmoil, the Turkish economy could have done without an Islamic State onslaught against Syrian Kurds on Turkey's border.

War on the doorstep compounds Turkey's economic worries 15 Oct 2014

ISTANBUL/ANKARA - Already struggling for substantial growth after at least a year of foreign and internal turmoil, the Turkish economy could have done without an Islamic State onslaught against Syrian Kurds on Turkey's border.

'No discrepancy' over Turkey's role in fight against Islamic State: Kerry 14 Oct 2014

PARIS - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday there was no discrepancy between the United States and Turkey with regard to what Ankara “will or won’t do” in the fight against Islamic State insurgents.

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Fiercest fighting in days hits Syrian border town

URFA Turkey - The fiercest fighting in days shook the Syrian border town of Kobani overnight as Islamic State fighters attacked Kurdish defenders with mortars and car bombs, sources in the town and a monitoring group said on Sunday. | Video