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Turkey Syria tensions

Turkish media: Turkey looking into possibility of establishing 'buffer zone' on southern border if needed, President Erdogan says - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US State Department announces Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to meetings in Turkey and Egypt after leaving Saudi Arabia - @NBCNews

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Turkey will decline to allow a US-led coalition to attack jihadists in neighboring Iraq and Syria from its air bases, nor will it take part in combat operations against militants, government official says - @AFP

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Iraq crisis

Editor's note: According to Turkish embassy officials to the Vatican, Pope Francis intends to travel to Turkey at the end of November, in a trip that may take him to the border with Iraq to demonstrate his concern for the violence there. We have yet to hear more specific details on the trip from the Vatican itself. - Aaron

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Ankara, Ankara, TR

Photo: Defense Secretary Hagel today meets with Turkish President Erdoğan in Ankara's Çankaya Palace - @ragipsoylu

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Heavy clashes among Turkish, Islamic State and Kurdish troops on the outskirts of Tell Abyad, Syria - @lagrimacante

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Turkey presidential election 2014

Opposition party deputies walked out of Turkish parliament just before swearing-in of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as president - @AFP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Editor's note: An earlier report from Reuters that we ran incorrectly characterized Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's reasoning for canceling his trip to Turkey. He did not call the situation in Donetsk an "invasion" by Russian troops. The full presidential statement is linked to this note. - Aaron

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Turkey presidential election 2014

Recep Tayyip Erdogan takes oath of office, officially becomes President of Turkey - @HDNER

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko cancels working visit to Turkey due to deteriorating situation in Donetsk region - Interfax via @KyivPost

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Pakistan opposition protests, 2014

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif cancels visit to Turkey as standoff with anti-government protesters in Islamabad continues - @MurtazaGeoNews

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Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkey's President-elect Erdogan says new cabinet of ministers to be announced on Friday - @Reuters

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Turkey Kurd violence

Local media: Kurdistan Workers' Party militants kidnap 3 Chinese employed at power plant in southeast Turkey, officials say - @cctvnews

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Germany

Magazine says Germany's foreign intelligence agency has been spying on Turkey for nearly 4 decades - @Reuters

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Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkey's president-elect Erdogan taps Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as his successor to be next prime minister - @BloombergTV

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Turkey

Outgoing Turkish President Gul says Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu likely to be next prime minister - @Reuters

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Turkey

Turkey summons the German ambassador to Ankara on Monday over report that Germany spied on Turkey - @Reuters

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Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkish electoral board confirms Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the country's first popularly elected president - @AP

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Turkey

Turkey's state-run news agency: 9 miners have been rescued from a collapsed mine after being trapped for several hours - @AP

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Iraq crisis

Turkey foreign ministry says naming of Iraqi PM-designate Haider Al-Abadi is 'positive and important' step - @Reuters

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