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  • Turkish court issues arrest warrant for U.S.-based Erdogan rival, media reports

    A Turkish court issued an arrest warrant on Friday for U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen whose followers are accused by President Tayyip Erdogan of leading a terrorist plot to seize power, according to media. The warrant takes Erdogan's campaign...
  • U.S. prohibits investment in Crimea among slew of sanctions

    The United States on Friday prohibited investment in Crimea and slapped sanctions on 24 Ukrainians and Russians and several companies it determined were contributing to destabilizing Ukraine. The actions followed similar moves by the European Union...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures "made a mistake" in canceling the release of the satirical film "The Interview" in response to threats from hackers the U.S. believes are backed by the North Korean government. The...
  • Turkish prosecutor seeks arrest warrant for Monroe County cleric

    Turkish prosecutor seeks arrest warrant for Monroe County cleric
    ISTANBUL — A Turkish court issued an arrest warrant on Friday for Monroe County-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen whose followers are accused by President Tayyip Erdogan of leading a terrorist plot to seize power, according to media. The...
  • European court rules obesity can be considered a disability

    European court rules obesity can be considered a disability
    Obesity can be considered a disability if it hinders job performance, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday in a case with broad implications for employers across the 28-nation European Union. Although no EU law specifically prohibits...
  • In dealings with the West, Erdogan holds all the cards

    President Tayyip Erdogan's tightening grip on power is likely to meet little more than symbolic resistance from the West next year, as Turkey's G20 presidency and the fight against Islamic State trump concerns about a slide towards authoritarianism....
  • Of $5.4 billion pledged for Gaza, only a fraction delivered

    Two months after donors pledged $5.4 billion to help rebuild Gaza after the war between Israel and Hamas, Palestinian, U.N. and other officials say barely 2 percent of the money has been transferred. The conference in Cairo had been hailed as a success,...
  • Special Report: Opaque middlemen exact high price in Russia's deals with the West

    Russia pays hugely inflated prices for vital medical equipment made by Western companies, in part because some manufacturers channel sales through obscure intermediary companies, a Reuters examination has found. These middlemen firms, which have no...
  • Harmful road traffic noise affects a quarter of Europeans: study

    Harmful levels of road traffic noise affect one in four people in Europe and raise health risks ranging from sleepless nights to heart disease, the European Environment Agency said on Friday. In a first EEA assessment of the impact of noise pollution...
  • Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed U.N. measure

    Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed U.N. measure
    A European Union court Wednesday ordered the removal of Hamas from the European Union's list of terrorist organizations, based on a procedural technicality, a ruling that provoked anger from Israel as well as satisfaction from the militant Palestinian...
  • Russia says EU sanctions on Crimea unacceptable

    Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday new European Union sanctions banning investment in Crimea were "absolutely unacceptable" and amounted to discrimination against the Black Sea peninsula, which Moscow annexed from Kiev in March. "Brussels should...