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Turkey Downs Syrian Warplane Near Border

Turkey has shot down a Syrian warplane during pitched fighting between Syrian rebels and government troops near the border.Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the Syrian plane violated Turkish airspace. Syrian state TV says the plane was pursuing rebels in Syrian territory. A Syrian military source said the pilot was able to eject. A military spokesman described Turkey's action as "blatant aggression."Mr. Erdogan warned Syria the "response will be...

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