Turkey’s parliament backs motion allowing military to join campaign against ISIS

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Turkey’s parliament has backed a motion that could allow its military to enter Iraq and Syria to join the campaign against Islamic State (IS) militants. The resolution – passed with a three-quarters majority  ( 298 MPs in favour and 98 against) – will also permit foreign troops to use Turkish territory for the operation. Turkey More...

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