CEYLANPINAR, Turkey Shelling and gunfire resounded in the area of northeast Syria's Ras al Ain town on Friday, a day after Turkey agreed with the United States to pause its offensive in Syria for five days to let Kurdish-led forces withdraw.
CEYLANPINAR, Turkey, Oct 18 Shelling and gunfire
resounded around the northeast Syrian town of Ras al Ain on
Friday, a day after Turkey agreed with the United States to
pause its offensive in Syria for five days to let Kurdish forces
* Turkish military hits 181 targets with air strikes,
AKCAKALE, Turkey Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies attacked Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Wednesday, pounding them with air strikes and artillery before starting a cross-border ground operation that could transform an eight-year-old war. | Video
* GRAPHIC-Turkey's views on NE Syria https://tmsnrt.rs/2OrIJ3w
Akcakale Der seit Tagen angedrohte türkische Militäreinsatz im Nordosten Syriens hat begonnen.
AKCAKALE, Turkey Turkish forces and Syrian rebel allies will push into Syria "shortly", a Turkish official said on Wednesday, in an operation world powers fear could open a new phase in Syria's war and deepen regional turmoil. | Video
ABOARD THE YAVUZ DRILL SHIP, Eastern Mediterranean Two Turkish drill ships are continuing operations in the eastern Mediterranean and another ship will join them this month, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said, as a dispute over natural resources there fuels tensions between Turkey and Cyprus.
ANTAKYA, Turkey A Japanese journalist held hostage by Islamist militants for 40 months left for Japan from Turkey on Wednesday after being freed and said he was happy to be going home.
ANKARA A group of chefs in Turkey claimed a world record for the largest baklava on Thursday with a giant tray of the pastry dessert weighing over half a tonne. | Video