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Lucy Kafanov
#Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency video allegedly shows #Russian plane being shot down. Unclear if pilots survived…
#Russia says one of its planes -- the Sukhoi SU-24 -- crashed in #Syria, insisting it did not violate Turkish airspace
Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian plane near Syrian border after it violated #Turkey’s airspace. Officials say pilots warned 10 times
With rightward tilt, will Poland pick new fight with #Germany? My latest for @csmonitor frm the German-Polish border…
"Parisians ... show defiance by doing the simplest of French acts: lifting a glass of wine on a terrace."…
How shameful, #Turkey: Turkish football fans boo during minute of silence for #ParisAttacks terrorist victims
“They are fighting against ghosts. You cannot win a war like this.” | via @NewYorker: The Belgian Connection
#Germany's Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière on the Hanover bomb threat tipoffs: "If we say how we got warned, we will burn our source.”
#Germany's Lower Saxony Police chief tells NDR: We had concrete evidence that someone wanted to set off an explosive device inside stadium."
Refugees are the least likely potential terrorists
According to @SPIEGELONLINE, #German police had info indicating one of #ParisAttacks fugitives was in Aachen area…
#German arrests 3 people in western city of #Aachen -- two women and one man -- in an operation linked to Friday's #ParisAttacks in #France
"Don't complain the media didn't tell u about a tragedy on the other side of world. They did. You just didn't click"…
Following the carnage in #Paris @Airbnb waives all service fees, allows users to offer free housing to those in need…
AFP reports Hezbollah chief in Lebanon denounces Paris attacks, expresses solidarity with France
Chancellor Merkel says #Germany in close contact with #French govt: "Will do everything to find perpetrators" fight for freedom in Europe.
Many seek refuge in Europe to flee strife, unspeakable atrocities at home. #ParisAttacks are a tragedy- not an excuse for blatant xenophobia
At least 160 dead in deadliest terrorist strike in France's recent history. France 24 warns actual death toll likely 3x higher #ParisAttacks
France reeling again just ten months after Paris was rocked by the Charlie Hebdo attacks. My thoughts are with the victims & their families
Excellent coverage in the face of unspeakable tragedy: FRANCE 24 live stream #ParisAttacks
#Turkey's elections have come and gone, but my friend, Mohammed Ismael Rasool, remains behind bars. #FreeRasool
On the front page of @USATODAY this AM: Turkish president says vote proves nation's 'unity'
I missed this chilling awful development amid the election chaos: Anti-ISIS Activists executed, beheaded in Turkey
After months of turmoil, #Erdogan's AKP claws back its ruling majority in #Turkey. My latest for @USATODAY:…
Preliminary results coming fast, now suggest pro-Kurdish HDP could fall below 10% threshold, depriving it of a place in #Turkey's parliament
In June, pro-Kurdish HDP gained enough votes to enter parliament for first time in #Turkey's history. Now struggling to pass 10% threshold
Worth exploring why polling was so off ahead of vote as #Turkey's #AKP now predicted to won enough votes to form single party government
Huge shift among voters in #Turkey, with Erdogan's ruling AKP on track regain majority government & possibly even expand power of presidency
In 32 of #Turkey's southeastern provinces, polls closed an hour early at 4 PM local time. Election workers have started counting ballots.
#Turkey’s 2nd election in 5 months is underway. Most of Turkey’s 50M voters already cast ballots but polls will be open until 5 [1500 GMT]
#Turkish Police intervene with tear gas as AKP and HDP supporters quarrel at ballot box in Kocaeli, east of Istanbul…
They freed a Syrian town from ISIS. Now they have to govern it. Fascinating @LizSly piece on Tal Abyad under Kurds…
Turkish faith movement linked to #Erdogan opponent secretly funded 200 trips for US lawmakers & staff via @USATODAY
Europe's #refugee crisis: What is #Germany actually giving #Turkey? My latest for @csmonitor:
Ahead of Nov 1. snap polls in #Turkey, #AKP reportedly reconsidering a coalition with CHP to avoid deadlock:
Migrant Suffocations in Truck Near Hungary Reveal Tactics of Smugglers, via @nytimes…
Moscow doesn’t recognize #PKK as terrorist organization announces Russian envoy #russia #turkey…
US urges #Turkey to uphold due process in journalist case. #FreeRasool…
Death toll from #Turkey's deadliest terror assault in history rises to 106, according to the #Ankara Chamber of Medicine
Haunting photos & report by @andrewquilty on remains of MSF hospital in #Afganustan's Kunduz, destroyed by US strike
It's a sad day when the press is declared a "legitimate target" by the #taliban in #Afghanistan.…
#Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP retracts #Ankara bombing death toll of 128. Thankfully, the figure appears to be lower
Meanwhile... The Guardian: Bearded hipster group says police mistook them for Islamic State terrorists
In #Iraq’s Shiite heartland, #Russia's Vladimir Putin has generated a popular fascination.
The site of the #Ankara bomb blasts is now open. Life slowly returning to normal, though city remains shocked
Earlier this afternoon, #Turkish PM Davutoğlu laid carnations at the scene of the #Ankara bombing.
Despite Turkish airstrikes Sunday on #PKK positions in #Iraq & #Turkey, PKK says it will keep unilateral ceasefire…
Turkish court imposes secrecy over investigation into #Ankara blasts, the deadliest terror attack in #Turkey's history - local press reports
#Demirtas: "The state gets info re every bird that flies, every flap of its wing, & was not able to prevent a massacre in heart of #Ankara."
#HDP leader Selahattin #Demirtas gives condolences to families of those killed in Saturday's twin blasts in #Ankara

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