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  • Turkey's main opposition to challenge new police powers in top court

    Turkey's main opposition party said on Tuesday will launch a legal challenge against a government-sponsored law expanding police search powers, saying it violates the rights of individuals. A spokesman for the Republican People's Party (CHP), Turkey's...
  • Amid silent press, Turkish journalists use social media to condemn editors' arrests

    ISTANBUL When police detained the editor in chief of Turkey's biggest newspaper Sunday along with two dozen others on bizarre charges of taking part in a terrorist organization, much of the Turkish media was silent, and many pro-government news outlets,...
  • Factbox: Turkish government's battle with U.S.-based cleric Gulen

    Turkish police have raided media outlets close to U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, in what President Tayyip Erdogan defended as a necessary response to "dirty operations" by the government's political enemies. Erdogan accuses Gulen of...
  • Turkish police raid media with ties to cleric living in exile in Poconos

    Turkish police raid media with ties to cleric living in exile in Poconos
    ISTANBUL —Turkish police raided media outlets close to Muslim cleric living in exile in the Poconos on Sunday and detained 23 people nationwide in operations against what President Tayyip Erdogan says is a network conspiring to topple him. The...
  • Turkey arrests media figures for alleged ties to U.S.-based cleric

    Turkey arrests media figures for alleged ties to U.S.-based cleric
    Turkish police arrested the editor in chief of the country’s largest daily newspaper, the head of a television station and more than two dozen others Sunday for being affiliated with U.S.-based dissident cleric Fethullah Gulen. A Turkish judge...
  • Turkey arrests major media figures

    ISTANBUL Two days after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledged to "overthrow" what he called a "network of treason," Turkey's counterterrorism police on Sunday arrested more than two dozen prominent media and government figures, including the editor of...
  • Putin says Russia scrapping South Stream gas pipeline, blames Europe

    Putin says Russia scrapping South Stream gas pipeline, blames Europe
    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced during a visit to Turkey on Monday that the Kremlin is scrapping its $10-billion South Stream pipeline project that would have bypassed Ukraine to bring natural gas to Southern Europe. Putin blamed European...
  • Bolingbrook teens' parents 'stunned' by Islamic State recruitment claims

    Bolingbrook teens' parents 'stunned' by Islamic State recruitment claims
    Mohammed Hamzah Khan, 19, rose before dawn on Oct. 4 to pray with his father and 16-year-old brother at their neighborhood mosque in Bolingbrook. When they returned home just before 6 a.m., the father went back to bed and the Khan teens secretly...
  • Enlist Turkey in plan to remove Assad and defeat Islamic State: New Voices

    In November, we witnessed four significant events in Syria. First, U.S.-backed Syrian rebels were routed by al-Qaida-affiliated groups from a stronghold in northeastern Syria. Next, al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State joined forces to gain...
  • Western-backed Syrian rebels are in danger of collapse before help arrives

    Western-backed Syrian rebels are in danger of collapse before help arrives
    The main al-Qaida affiliate in Syria is extending its control over a swath of territory that was until recently held by the collapsing moderate opposition, jeopardizing U.S. plans to form a new rebel force to fight extremists. Since routing two of the...
  • Turkey must reform to avoid middle income trap, IMF says

    Without deeper reforms to its savings rate and competitiveness, Turkey risks lower medium-term growth that would leave it stuck in a "middle-income trap," the International Monetary Fund warned in a report. With policies as they are, Turkey's economy...