Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the US would not be able to delay Ankara in establishing a safe zone in northeastern Syria as a US delegation visits Turkey to discuss the implementation of a Joint Operations Center.
The US may have to go back to the drawing board for its Syria policy if it forces Turkey into another operation in Syria.
As Washington and Ankara thrash out their plan for a safe zone in northern Syria, Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters have bolstered defences and are prepping for battle.
Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay says armed forces will respond with more severity after a rocket attack near a border city injured six people
Security forces confiscated one tonne of marijuana in Batman province, less than three weeks after confiscating 5.5 million cannabis plants in Diyarbakir.
The ministry identified the terrorist as Mehmet Soysuren, code-named Savas Porsipi, who was on the "Red Category" list, Turkey's top priority wanted list.
Local elections in Turkey are taking on the character of general elections as foreign policy comes to dominate the conversation.
General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, refutes report by the The Wall Street Journal saying, "There has been no change to the plan" of drawing "down US forces to a residual presence."
Many civilians seeking to escape Daesh territory have to pay smugglers fees to the PKK who then don't deliver and seek more money from them.
Death tolls creep up in air strikes and clashes over the last four days.
A PKK member confesses to prosecutors that a suicide attack on Turkuvaz Medya's building in Istanbul was not carried out as police and guards deployed there would make the plan less successful, Daily Sabah reports.
The attack, claimed by Daesh, comes as the Trump administration is planning to withdraw troops from Syria as the US president says Daesh has been defeated there. Turkey says it believes the assault will not change the US pull-out plan.
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