Turkey vows “harsh reaction” as missiles hit Syria town

By Ercan Gurses and Suleiman Al-Khalidi KIEV/BEIRUT, Feb 15 : Turkey warned Kurdish militia fighters in northern Syria today they would face the “harshest reaction” if they tried to capture a town near the Turkish border, and accused Russia of a missile attack there that killed at least 14 civilians. An offensive supported by Russian […]

Turkey vows “harsh reaction” as missiles hit Syria town

By Ercan Gurses and Suleiman Al-Khalidi KIEV/BEIRUT, Feb 15 : Turkey warned Kurdish militia fighters in northern Syria today they would face the “harshest reaction” if they tried to capture a town near the Turkish border, and accused Russia of a missile attack there that killed at least 14 civilians. An offensive supported by Russian […]

Jeb Bush gets a brotherly hand from George W in S Carolina

By Steve Holland CHARLESTON, SC, Feb 15 : Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush enlisted his brother, former President George W Bush, today to try to give him a lift as he looks for a strong showing in South Carolina’s crucial primary. The 69-year-old George W Bush, who won the 2000 and 2004 Republican primary contests […]

Jeb Bush gets a brotherly hand from George W in S Carolina

By Steve Holland CHARLESTON, SC, Feb 15 : Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush enlisted his brother, former President George W Bush, today to try to give him a lift as he looks for a strong showing in South Carolina’s crucial primary. The 69-year-old George W Bush, who won the 2000 and 2004 Republican primary contests […]

Jeb Bush gets a brotherly hand from George W in S Carolina

By Steve Holland CHARLESTON, SC, Feb 15 : Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush enlisted his brother, former President George W Bush, today to try to give him a lift as he looks for a strong showing in South Carolina’s crucial primary. The 69-year-old George W Bush, who won the 2000 and 2004 Republican primary contests […]

EU’s Mogherini says no Cold War with Russia as Syria truce agreed

By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS, Feb 15 : The European Union’s senior diplomat said today there was no Cold War climate between Moscow and the West as they agreed to a pause in the fighting in Syria, although Russia’s prime minister said tension was growing. At a security conference in Munich on Friday, world powers agreed […]