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Kurdish Fighters in Syrian Border Town Urge Civilians to Flee

Kurdish fighters battling to save the Syrian border town of Kobani from Islamic State militants have told the few thousand remaining civilians to flee – a clear sign the town is about to fall. But it is not always easy to cross into Turkey. Kurdish women refugees from Kobani said they had difficulty entering Turkey, the only safe place within reach. Turkish border guards at Suruc refused to allow them to cross for 15 days because the refugees wanted to bring their livestock or...

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