Turkey, once an ally of Syria, shot down a Syrian warplane Sunday after it violated Turkey's airspace. Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan thanked the Turkish military for protecting the border.
Desmond Butler, Associated Press /
March 23, 2014
Turkish fighter jets shot down a Syrian warplane after it violated Turkey's airspace Sunday, Turkey's prime minister said, in a move likely to ramp up tensions between the two countries already deeply at odds over Syria's civil war.