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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...
  • Islamic State says it ordered Palmyra statues smashed

    Islamic State says it ordered Palmyra statues smashed
    Islamic State fighters smashed several smuggled artifacts from the ancient city of Palmyra, according to the militant group, raising new concern about the fate of the Syrian site’s spectacular monuments. The group's media office issued a statement...
  • Turkey hopes to coordinate with Kurds against Islamic State

    ISTANBUL Turkey said Friday that it will reach out to the Syrian Kurdish militia that it previously condemned, hoping to establish establishing a working relationship that would prevent the Islamic State group from seizing areas north of Aleppo. But...
  • Turkey reappoints former defense minister to post

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has reappointed a 75-year-old former defense minister to the same post, to replace Ismet Yilmaz who was elected Turkey's new parliament speaker this week. Davutoglu said Friday Vecdi Gonul, who was defense...
  • China expresses displeasure with Turkey accepting Uighurs

    Beijing expressed displeasure with Turkey on Friday for accepting 173 ethnic Uighurs who fled China. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the Uighurs had left China illegally, and that Beijing opposes "any actions that aid and abet,...
  • Turkey's Erdogan dedicates new mosque to the people

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday inaugurated a mosque on the grounds of his gigantic palace complex and opened it to the public in an apparent effort to stave off more criticism over his spending. Erdogan, who has been accused of...
  • 173 Uighur refugees arrive in Turkey from Thailand

    A total of 173 people from the minority Chinese Muslim community of Uighurs have arrived in Turkey from Thailand, where they were being held after fleeing China, a Turkey-based Uighur group said Thursday. Recep Akyol of the East Turkestan Migrants...
  • Syria's Kurds warn Turkey not to intervene militarily

    Syria's main Kurdish party warned Turkey on Wednesday that any military intervention would threaten international peace and said the country's main Kurdish militia is ready to face any "aggression." Meanwhile, a Syrian rebel group released a video...
  • Ruling party nominee wins Turkish house speaker post

    Turkey's parliament has elected the ruling party's candidate as its new speaker with the tacit support of a right-wing nationalist party, a move that represents a serious gesture to the ruling party as Turkey heads toward coalition-building talks....
  • IMF: Greece misses $1.8 billion loan payment

    The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): ___ 1:21 a.m. The International Monetary Fund says Greece missed a $1.8 billion debt payment Tuesday, becoming the first developed country to default on a loan to the lending agency....
  • US moves its Syrian air campaign to the west

    ISTANBUL The United States has opened a new front in northern Syria, bombing Islamic State targets in two locations near the Turkish border away from Kobani, the Kurdish enclave that has been the main focus of U.S. airstrikes the past nine months. The U....