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Turkey's Syria operation reveals cracks among Erdogan's political foes

13 Nov 2019

ISTANBUL/ANKARA Turkey's military incursion in Syria has given President Tayyip Erdogan a bump in opinion polls and exposed potential cracks in an informal political alliance that claimed surprise victories over his ruling party in local elections this year.

Turkey starts repatriating Islamic State detainees

11 Nov 2019

ANKARA Turkey said on Monday it had deported two captives from Islamic State, a German and an American, starting a programme to repatriate detainees that has caused friction with its NATO allies since it launched an offensive in northern Syria. | Video

Russia tells Turkey Kurdish fighters have left NE Syrian border area - Erdogan

29 Oct 2019

ANKARA/MOSCOW Russia told Turkey that Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters have left a strip of land near the Syrian-Turkish border within a 150-hour deadline set by Ankara and Moscow, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

Turkey will clear Syria border area of Kurdish fighters if Russia fails to act - Erdogan

28 Oct 2019

(This Oct 26 story has been refiled to fix translation of word 'clearing' in quotation in paragraph 5)

More Russian military police arrive in Syria under peace deal with Turkey

25 Oct 2019

MOSCOW/ANKARA Russia sent about 300 more military police and more than 20 armoured vehicles to Syria on Friday under an accord between Ankara and Moscow that has halted Turkey's military incursion into northeast Syria. | Video

Russia, Turkey reach deal to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border

23 Oct 2019

SOCHI, Russia/ANKARA Syrian and Russian forces will deploy in northeast Syria to remove Kurdish YPG fighters and their weapons from the border with Turkey under a deal agreed on Tuesday which both Moscow and Ankara hailed as a triumph. | Video

Russland und Türkei einig über Sicherheitszone in Syrien

23 Oct 2019

Sotschi/Moskau Die Türkei und Russland haben sich auf einen Abzug der kurdischen YPG-Miliz aus der syrischen Grenzregion geeinigt.

Turkey, Russia strike deal to remove Syrian Kurdish YPG, launch joint patrols

22 Oct 2019

SOCHI, Russia/ANKARA Turkey and Russia agreed on Tuesday to remove the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia to beyond 30 km (19 miles) from the Turkish border, after which their troops will jointly patrol a narrower strip of land in a "safe zone" Ankara has long sought in northern Syria. | Video

Turkey, Russia strike deal to remove Syrian Kurdish YPG, launch joint patrols

22 Oct 2019

SOCHI, Russia/ANKARA Turkey and Russia agreed on Tuesday to remove the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia to beyond 30 km (19 miles) from the Turkish border, after which their troops will jointly patrol a narrower strip of land in a "safe zone" Ankara has long sought in northern Syria.

UPDATE 1-Turkey, Russia strike deal to remove Syrian Kurdish YPG, launch joint patrols

22 Oct 2019

SOCHI, Russia/ANKARA, Oct 22 Turkey and Russia agreed on Tuesday to remove the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia to beyond 30 km (19 miles) from the Turkish border, after which their troops will jointly patrol a narrower strip of land in a "safe zone" Ankara has long sought in northern Syria.

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