A Russian pilot was shot dead from the ground after Turkey downed a Russian fighter jet in Syria and another soldier died during the rescue operation, Russia's military general staff said – a claim immediately disputed by Turkey.
Nick Miller The shooting down of a Russian fighter jet on the Turkey-Syria border is a grave development that could push the world back towards the darkest hour of the Cold War, a foreign policy expert has warned.
Ruth Pollard and Nick Miller In a dangerous escalation in the Syrian conflict, a Russian warplane has been shot down by Turkish fighter jets in Syria near the Turkish border, after it violated the nation's air space.
Nick Miller A radar track released by the Turkish military purports to show the downed Russian Su-24 fighter passing over Turkish territory before it was shot down.
Daniel Flitton This is the war Islamic State wants, against squabbling enemies far more suspicious of each other than they are united in a fight against the extremists themselves.
Ruth Pollard NATO is preparing to convene an emergency meeting in Brussels overnight as tensions between Turkey and Russia intensified after Turkey confirmed two of its F-16s downed a Russian fighter jet they said violated Turkish airspace.
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Lia Timson The mineral sludge that killed 12 people and polluted more than 600 kilometres of rivers, has arrived at the Atlantic Ocean, extending its destruction to a delicate marine environment.
Julien Oeuillet Belgium police joined the cat fun at the end of a tense day of anti-terror raids and arrests in Brussels.
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