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WASHINGTON — President Obama faces a fresh test Thursday of his determination to steer clear of the civil war in Syria when he considers a desperate plea from a longtime U.S. ally. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to urge...
Associated PressBEIRUT (AP) — Rebel fighters battled regime troops inside the walls of the sprawling central prison compound in Syria's largest city Wednesday, hours after blowing open the gate with twin car bombs in an attempted jailbreak, activists said. The...
ISTANBUL, Turkey — Deadly weekend car bombings in a southern Turkish city have galvanized domestic opposition to the government's steadfast support for Syrian rebels amid fears that Turkey is being dragged into the bloody conflict across its border....
BEIRUT — At least 42 people were reported dead Saturday in a pair of car bombings in the southern Turkish town of Reyhanli, the latest apparent example of spillover violence from the conflict in nearby Syria. More than 140 people were injured,...
ATHENS -- Scrambling to stave off a chaotic government default and exit from Europe’s single currency club, Cyprus’ beleaguered government on Tuesday proposed a revised plan to shield small account holders from a divisive tax on bank accounts,...
WASHINGTON - The FBI and the CIA helped capture an alleged al-Qaida spokesman who was Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and have flown him to New York City to face terrorism-related charges, U.S. officials said. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was taken into U.S....
Tags: Police Investigations, New York City, Islam, Human Rights, Iran
Turkey is rising. In the last decade, the country's economy has nearly trebled in size. Just 10 years ago, the average Turk had one-fifth the income of the average European. Today, Turks are only 30% less wealthy than European Union citizens. Given...
ISTANBUL (AP) — Long before al-Qaida, when the Cold War gripped the world, leftist terrorists staged spectacular attacks in a doomed campaign to overthrow governments and impose their vision of a socialist utopia. The bulk of these extremist...
Associated PressIn the second deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in five months, a suicide bomber struck the American Embassy in Ankara on Friday, killing a Turkish security guard in what the White House described as a terrorist attack. Washington immediately...
FrameworkIn Friday's Pictures in the News: Rescuers work under the collapsed Yichang bridge near the city of Sanmenxia, China, after a fireworks-laden truck exploded as it crossed a bridge, killing 26 people as the structure collapsed and vehicles plummeted to the...
BEIRUT -- A bomb, apparently set off by a suicide attacker, exploded Friday outside the heavily fortified U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, killing two people and injuring at least one other, according to media and official reports. The identity and...
Tags: Pakistan, Explosions, Istanbul (Turkey), Bashar Assad, NATO
PARIS -- Three female Kurdish activists were found dead Thursday at an information center for Kurds in Paris, all of them shot in the head in what a French official described as execution-style killings. The victims included Sakine Cansiz, a co-founder...
Tags: France, European Union, Shootings, Turkey, Death Penalty
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