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  1. A chance for change; put nuclear on the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... House deputy national security adviser, bottom right, during bilateral talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, left, on the second day of the U.N. climate change conference, in Paris, Dec. 1, 2015. STEPHEN CROWLEY President Barack ...


  2. 4 Israeli reactions to the Russia-Turkey falloutRead the original story

    14 min ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... interference - have been on the outs since last week, when the Turkish Air Force shot down a Russian warplane that Turkey says crossed into its airspace. Russian fighter jets are targeting enemies of Syria's Assad regime. After years of suffering ...


  3. Flights for Syrian refugees to Canada to start Dec. 10, document saysRead the original story

    25 min ago | Medincine Hat News

    The first planes carrying Syrian refugees from camps overseas are expected to arrive at two of Canada's busiest airports late next week. A federal solicitation document posted Monday names Dec. 10 as the date when the first flights are planned to carry refugees from camps in Jordan and Turkey to Canadian soil.


  4. 'Last chance' for world to strike climate dealRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The gathering of world leaders in Paris yesterday is seen as perhaps the last chance to clinch a global deal to fight climate change after more than two decades of fraught negotiations. With 2015 a near certainty of becoming the hottest year on record, the leaders are expected to press negotiators to seal an ambitious pact that commits all nations to cutting emissions blamed for heating up the planet.


  5. Erdogan has a trump card against Putin that would transform the Syrian warRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Following the downing of a Russian warplane last week by Turkey, Russia has shown no signs of letting up on its military operations near the Turkish-Syrian border. Prior to the incident, Moscow ignored calls by Ankara to put an "immediate end" to its airstrikes on Turkmen rebel brigades operating along the border.


  6. Turkish Human Rights Lawyer Tahir Elci AssassinatedRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | JD Journal

    Kurdish lawyer Tahir Elci spoke at a news conference at a historic mosque in Diyabakir, an old city in southeastern Turkey. The influential human rights lawyer spoke passionately about ending the violence in the city.


  7. Pipe bomb explodes on overpass near Istanbul metro, five hurt: local mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Reuters

    Five people were injured when a pipe bomb exploded on an overpass near an Istanbul metro station on Tuesday, the district mayor said, halting some train operations and heightening security fears in Europe's biggest city. Turkey has been on high alert since more than 100 people were killed by two suicide bombers in the capital Ankara in October, three months after a similar attack at a town near the Syrian border in July left 33 dead.


  8. Is Putin more realistic on Syria than Obama?Read the original story

    57 min ago | GantDaily.com

    President Barack Obama took advantage of the fact that both he and Vladimir Putin were in Paris for this week's multilateral climate talks to give the Russian President some strategic advice about Russia's military intervention in Syria. The advice is particularly timely since Turkey, America's NATO ally, shot down a Russian plane last week near the Turkish-Syrian border.


  9. Turkey raises stakes in Russia feudRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Tensions between Russia and Turkey, already playing different roles in Syria's bloody civil war, escalated with the downing of a Russian warplane on November 24. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday accused Turkey of shooting down the plane to protect secret oil trade with the terrorist group ISIS. He said the plane was actually going to attack ISIS targets in Syria.


  10. 1st planes carrying Syrians from overseas refugee camps to arrive next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    ... posted Monday names Dec. 10 as the date when the first flights are planned to carry refugees from camps in Jordan and Turkey to Canadian soil. The federal government plans on bringing 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by the end of February, with ...


  11. Pearson readies separate terminal for Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Toronto Star

    ... carriers that could provide chartered aircraft with a minimum of 200 seats, for direct flights between two cities in Turkey, Adana and Gaziantep, and from Amman, Jordan, to Toronto's Pearson airport and Montréal's Trudeau airport.


  12. Turkey: adversary or ally of IS?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    For Ankara, the Islamic State group is an officially-listed terrorist organisation which poses an immediate threat to Turkish territory. But for critics, Turkey directly encouraged the rise of the group in Syria and has even profited from its success.


  13. US, NATO allies concerned by Russia, but need its helpRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Walker County Messenger

    ... discussed ways to intensify the campaign in Syria against Islamic State extremists and calm tensions between Turkey and Russia after Ankara shot down a Russian warplane that it believed crossed its border. The meetings took place as Germany approved ...


  14. Anniversary of Rumi's meeting with Shams celebrated in TabrizRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Tehran Times

    ... nslation of his experiences into poetry. Photo: Mausoleum of Persian poet and mystic Molana Jalal ad-Din Rumi, Konya, Turkey (Mehmet Tuncez) MMS/YAW END


  15. Foreign Affairs Scope: Tensions rise over Russian action in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

    ... fighters to avoid a repeat, increasing the amount of armed aircraft in the region and the probability of mistakes. Turkey has been slow to join either the international coalition, led by the US, or Russian efforts in Syria. Ankara treats northern ...


  16. US defense chief says Turkey must control its border with SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | India.com

    Washington, Dec 2: US defense chief Ash Carter said on Tuesday Turkey and other countries should do more in the fight against the Islamic State , including the tightening of the border, Xinhua reported. "France has been galvanised by the attacks on its capital and the French have intensified their role," said Carter here in a congressional hearing.


  17. Nato to strengthen Turkey's defences on Syrian borderRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Independent

    Nato foreign ministers meeting in Brussels have moved to bolster Turkey's defences on the border with Syria, while insisting there was no link with last week's downing of a Russian aircraft by Turkish forces. Even as ministers announced a raft of measures to strengthen the border with Syria, an explosion near a subway station in Istanbul wounded five people.


  18. Limbaugh: The Media Should 'Choke On All Of Its Irony'...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Rush Limbaugh blasted The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Obama administration for calling for Turkey to seal its border with Syria to prevent ISIS from coming in but thinking it is possible for the U.S. to do the same. Tuesday on The Rush Limbaugh Show, Limbaugh explained, "The irony here, this is so rich.


  19. Russia Issues Sanctions Against Turkey Over Downed PlaneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has approved a list of sanctions against Turkey in retaliation for Ankara's shooting down of a Russian warplane. Medvedev's order, which was published on the government's official website on December 1, included a list of Turkish agricultural products that Russia will ban starting on January 1 and all charter plane flights as of December 1 except those returning vacationing Russians.


  20. World focusing on Canada's refugee efforts with eye to modellingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    ... a success - and looking to see whether the model is worth replicating. The 25,000 refugees will be drawn from Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon, with the largest share expected to come from Jordan. The country's Marka military airport will serve as a hub ...