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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Turkey Bans Syrian Passenger Planes From Its Airspace

From VOA News

     Turkey says it has banned Syrian passenger planes from Turkish airspace in the latest sign of growing confrontation between the two neighbors. Turkish authorities announced the ban on Sunday, four days after intercepting a Syrian passenger plane en route from Moscow to Damascus and confiscating what they said were military supplies on board.

     A further escalation of an already tense and growing situation that could easily flash into a full blown war between the neighboring countries...