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Islamic State presses assault on Syrian border town, Kurds warn Turkey

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SURUC Turkey/BEIRUT - Islamic State insurgents tightened their grip on a Syrian border town on Thursday despite coalition air strikes meant to weaken them, sending thousands more Kurdish refugees into Turkey and dragging Ankara deeper into the conflict. | Video

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Islamic State presses assault on Syrian border town, Kurds warn Turkey 2:59pm BST

SURUC Turkey/BEIRUT - Islamic State insurgents tightened their grip on a Syrian border town on Thursday despite coalition air strikes meant to weaken them, sending thousands more Kurdish refugees into Turkey and dragging Ankara deeper into the conflict. | Video

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Turkey vows to fight Islamic State, coalition strikes near border 2:28am BST

MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT - Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria. | Video

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Simeone lauds "special" Arda after Juventus win 01 Oct 2014

MADRID - Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone singled out Arda Turan as a "special" player after the Turkey midfielder fired the La Liga side to a 1-0 win at home to Juventus in Champions League Group A on Wednesday.

Soccer-Simeone lauds 'special' Arda after Juventus win 01 Oct 2014

MADRID, Oct 1 - Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone singled out Arda Turan as a "special" player after the Turkey midfielder fired the La Liga side to a 1-0 win at home to Juventus in Champions League Group A on Wednesday.

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Turkey vows to fight Islamic State, coalition strikes near border 01 Oct 2014

MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT - Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria. | Video

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Turkey vows to fight Islamic State, coalition strikes near border 01 Oct 2014

MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT - Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria.

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Turkey will fight Islamic State, wants Assad gone: President Erdogan 01 Oct 2014

ANKARA - Turkey will fight against Islamic State and other "terrorist" groups in the region but will stick to its aim of seeing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad removed from power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday .

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Turkey's Erdogan says new constitution priority after 2015 election 01 Oct 2014

ISTANBUL - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday forging a new constitution after a parliamentary election next year would be a priority for Turkey, signalling no let-up in his drive to create an executive presidency.

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Turkey will fight Islamic State, wants Assad gone- President Erdogan 01 Oct 2014

ANKARA - Turkey will fight against Islamic State and other "terrorist" groups in the region but will stick to its aim of seeing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad removed from power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday .

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Hong Kong police warn protesters against occupying buildings

HONG KONG - Hong Kong police promised on Thursday to respond firmly to any attempt by thousands of pro-democracy protesters to occupy administrative buildings, and authorities urged people to immediately end their blockade of the city centre. | Video