Turkish protesters tear-gassed near Syrian border: report

An empty Turkish border post sits by the barbed wire border fence with Syria in Reyhanli near the Oncupinar border crossing on January 18, 2014Ankara (AFP) – Turkish police and troops fired tear gas and water cannon on Friday at scores of people staging a protest near the Syrian border at Ankara’s refusal to take in Kurds fleeing clashes with Islamic State (IS) jihadists, local media reported.

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