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Ankara, Ankara, TR

Live video: Pope Francis arrives in Ankara at the start of a three-day visit to Turkey.

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Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells audience at a women's conference in Istanbul that women cannot be treated as equal to men, accuses feminists of rejecting motherhood - @BBCWorld

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Syrian civil war

US airstrikes on Syrian town which borders Turkey kill at least two militants from Nusra Front - US military statement

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Journalists across the nearby Turkish border from Kobani, Syria, have reported a series of large blasts in the town where plumes of smoke could be seen rising - @mashable

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Turkey anti-government protests

12 Turkish nationalists released after attack on US sailors in Istanbul - @Reuters

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Turkey anti-government protests

Turkish Embassy officials say 12 people were taken into custody after assault on US sailors in Istanbul - @NBCNews

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Turkey anti-government protests

Editor's note: This video shows U.S. Navy sailors being assaulted by an activist group during a stop in Istanbul, Turkey. The U.S. Embassy in Turkey has condemned the attack, saying it has "no doubt the vast majority of Turks would join us in rejecting an action that so disrespects Turkey’s reputation for hospitality." - Aaron

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Syrian civil war

Syrian Islamist rebel group Ahrar Al-Sham statement: Coalition strikes killed women, children, destroyed base near Turkish border - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Photo: Kurdish Peshmerga troops from Turkey headed to help defend Kobani from Islamic State militants - @itvnews

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

AFP reports that Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga head for Kobani after leaving Turkish base - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Witness says Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in more than a dozen trucks and jeeps have set off with armored vehicles to help push back Islamic State insurgents in Kobani - @Reuters

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Turkey Kurd violence

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says peace process with Kurdish militants will continue despite killing of 4 soldiers by members of the Kurdistan Workers Party - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says he believes the coalition combating Islamic State militants is focusing too much on the Syrian town of Kobani and should turn its attention to other areas - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Syria says Turkey allowing fighters to cross into Kobani is 'blatant violation' of Syrian sovereignty - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

More: 10 Peshmerga fighters in Kobani are first of 150 that will cross from Turkey throughout the day, Syrian activists say - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

First group of Kurdish Peshmerga fighters has entered Kobani from Turkey, Syrian activists say - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Small group of Syrian rebels enter Kobani from Turkey on mission to help Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State extremists, activists say - @AP

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Turkey miners trapped, Oct. 2014

18 people still trapped down a mine near Karaman, Turkey, senior Turkish government official says - @NBCNews

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Ermenek, Karaman, TR

Turkish official: 'Time is working against us' in rescue effort for 18 trapped miners - @Reuters

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Turkey

Update: At least 19 miners remain trapped after a flood inside a Turkish coal mine caused it to collapse, according to local media reports - @itvnews

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Turkey

Coal mine in southern Turkey collapses, trapping 23 workers inside as rescue teams work to find others, state-run TV reports - @AP

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