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  • Let Inspired Turkey in New Haven Take Care of Thanksgiving Dinner

    Let Inspired Turkey in New Haven Take Care of Thanksgiving Dinner
    Thanksgiving is upon us once again. We had the entire year to prepare after getting inspired during last year’s feast, and yet somehow time always seems to get away. If the thought of scrambling to assemble a last-minute Thanksgiving dinner seems...
  • Turkey: Training, arming Syrian rebels could start in May

    Turkey's defense minister says a joint Turkish-U.S. program to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group could begin in May. Ismet Yilmaz, however, told reporters Tuesday that the sides were still holding talks on the soldiers to be...
  • Turkish Cypriots halt gas search for peace talks restart

    Hopes of a restart to talks to reunify the small Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus swelled Monday after breakaway Turkish Cypriots said they will halt their own search for gas off Cyprus' coast. Ozdil Nami, Turkish Cypriot foreign minister, told...
  • Turkish Cypriot soccer president: No going back on deal

    In an effort to do away with decades of isolation, the president of the breakaway Turkish Cypriot soccer association said Monday he's determined to follow through with a decision to join the Cyprus Football Association. Hasan Sertoglu said he has already...
  • Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida in Syria seize major city

    Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, taking over major roundabouts and government buildings in a powerful blow to President Bashar Assad whose forces rapidly collapsed...
  • Pentagon says it has selected first 400 Syrians to be trained to fight Islamic State group

    WASHINGTON U.S. military and intelligence agencies are doing background checks on the first 400 Syrians to be trained to combat Islamic State forces in their country, with a target date set as early as September for them to join the war, the Pentagon said...
  • Turkey approves controversial bill increasing police powers

    Turkey's parliament has approved a contentious security bill giving police heightened powers to search, arrest and use firearms. The bill, passed early on Friday, was criticized by opposition parties who say the government is leading Turkey toward...
  • Turkey could provide logistical support to Yemen operation

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country could provide logistical support to the Saudi Arabia-led operation in Yemen. Separately, Erdogan has lashed out at Iran, accusing it of trying to "dominate the region." Erdogan told France 24...
  • Nearly 70 migrants found on berm on Greek-Turkish border

    Greek border police said Friday they had rescued 68 people, most of them Syrians, trying to cross illegally into Greece after they became stranded on a berm on the Greek-Turkish border. The migrants, including 14 children aged between 3 and 12 and...
  • 1 killed in bomb attack on pro-Islamic magazine in Istanbul

    Turkish police say a bomb explosion outside the office of a pro-Islamic magazine in Istanbul has killed one person and injured three others. Police said Thursday that the device was placed outside the door of the monthly Adimlar magazine, on the third...
  • Turkish artillery retaliate to stray Syrian rocket at border

    Turkey's military says it has fired shells at Syrian artillery positions near the border in retaliation for a Syrian rocket that landed close to a Turkish military unit and slightly wounded five people. The military said Wednesday the rocket was fired...