- Turkey urges citizens to quit Syria
- Kofi Annan to brief UN Security Council on Friday
- Pro-Assad forces fire in protesters at rallies
By Jon Hemming
ANKARA — Turkey said on Friday it might set up a border “buffer zone” to protect growing numbers of Syrian refugees fleeing a violent uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.
With the bloody revolt entering its second year, government forces battled protesters in at least three suburbs of the capital Damascus, opposition activists said.