Russia-Turkey tensions

Plane shoot-down could hamper Islamic State fight

A Russian Su-24 plane, the type that was shot down by Turkish aircraft near the Syrian border. © Reuters

TAKAYUKI TANAKA and TAKESHI KUMON, Nikkei staff writers

MOSCOW/DUBAI -- The Turkish military's downing of a Russian fighter jet could worsen bilateral tensions already heightened by conflicting goals for Syrian intervention, possibly creating a rift in the alliance to fight the Islamic State militant group. Turkey said it shot down a Russian military...