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  • Official: Turkey holds suspected Syria-bound UK woman

    A 21-year-old British woman suspected of trying to travel to Islamic State group territory in Syria has been detained in Turkey, government officials said Tuesday. The woman, identified as J.N.H., was detained at a bus terminal in Ankara late Monday and...
  • Turkish reports claim smuggler for Islamic State worked for Canada

    ANKARA, Turkey A Syrian former army lieutenant who defected from the military three years ago has become the central figure in a tale of intrigue that ended last month in the flight to the Islamic State of three British schoolgirls. Everyone agrees...
  • Britain's shame: Evidence mounts of child-abuse cover-up

    A toxic mix of misuse of power and official silence has become Britain's shame as the country faces up to a growing web of evidence that the abuse of vulnerable children by powerful men was covered up for decades. Several lawmakers said Tuesday that...
  • APNewsBreak: Turkey holds suspected Syria-bound UK woman

    A 21-year-old British woman suspected of trying to travel to Islamic State group territory in Syria has been detained in Turkey, government officials said Tuesday. The woman, identified as J.N.H., was detained at a bus terminal in Ankara late Monday...
  • Prince Charles, Camilla in US capital; will meet with Obama

    Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, arrived in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for a three-day visit, during which they plan to visit cultural and educational sites before heading to Kentucky. The royal couple landed at Andrews Air Force Base,...
  • UK, drugmakers establish $100M Alzheimer's venture fund

    Major drugmakers, the British government and a top Alzheimer's research charity are pooling more than $100 million to create a global fund to accelerate efforts to find a treatment or even a cure for the mind-robbing disease within a decade. The new...
  • UK police watchdog to probe sex offense cover-up claims

    Britain's independent police watchdog says it is looking into allegations that Scotland Yard covered up historic allegations of child abuse from the 1970s to the 2000s. The Independent Police Complaints Commission said Monday it is investigating 14...
  • UK police bail 3 teens held on way to Syria, arrest new teen

    British police, under pressure to stem the flow of would-be militants eager to join the Islamic State group, on Monday arrested an 18-year-old man suspected of planning to travel to Syria. Hours earlier, they freed on bail three other U.K. teens...
  • UK Labour chief rules out pact with Scottish Nationalists

    Looking ahead to Britain's national election in May, the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party on Monday ruled out forming a coalition government with the separatist Scottish National Party. Labour chief Ed Miliband said such an arrangement...
  • UK arrests 3 teens stopped in Turkey on way to Syria

    Three male teens from Britain who reached Turkey before being deported to the U.K. and arrested are believed to be the latest examples of a worrying trend — the rising number of young Britons seeking to travel to Syria to join extremists there....
  • Video seems to show 3 UK girls before they went to Syria

    A video that appears to show a man helping three British schoolgirls on their way to join the Islamic State group in Syria was released Friday by a Turkish news channel. A Haber television said that the video was filmed in Gaziantep on Turkey's border...