Dec 23, 2002
ANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey has launched a military buildup along the borderwith Syria in the first such move since 1998.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel, Turkey and the United States are planning to holda search-and-rescue exercise next week.
ANKARA [MENL] -- Greece and Turkey have launched a military hotline in aneffort to reduce tensions.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- A large amount of weapons have been stolen from thebreakaway republic of Northern Cyprus.