Middle East Fleeing Islamic State offensive, Syrian refugees stream into Turkey (+video)

At least 60,000 mostly Kurdish refugees have entered Turkey since Thursday after Islamic State militants surrounded a Kurdish stronghold in northern Syria. Some are calling for US airstrikes to stop the group's advance. 

By , Correspondent

Burhan Ozbilici/AP

Tens of thousands of Syrians have crossed into Turkey in recent days, fleeing an Islamic State offensive that has opened up another front in Syria's civil war as the US weighs a bombing campaign there.