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  • UN envoy says Cyprus reunification talks to resume May 15

    The leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus' rival Greek and Turkish speaking communities will relaunch stalled talks aimed at reunifying the island on May 15, a United Nations envoy said Monday, in what is being billed as a "unique opportunity" for peace....
  • Turkey plans low-key funeral for former coup leader Evren

    Kenan Evren, the leader of Turkey's 1980 military coup and former president who died aged 97, will be given a state funeral but no government official will attend the burial of the man remembered mostly for widespread arrests, torture and deaths during...
  • Turkish premier crosses into Syria to visit Ottoman tomb

    Turkey's prime minister crossed into Syrian territory in an armored convoy Sunday to pay a surprise visit to the tomb of the grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire. The move prompted immediate criticism from Syria, which accused Turkey of acting...
  • Turkey's Erdogan, at German rally, urges compatriots to vote

    Speaking in Germany, Turkey's president has urged his countrymen to preserve their homeland's values and language and to vote in the upcoming Turkish election. News agency dpa said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received a warm welcome Sunday from over...
  • Turkish coup leader, former president, Evren dies at 97

    Kenan Evren, the general who led Turkey's 1980 military coup that ended years of street-clashes between rival left- and right-wing militias and but also unleashed a wave of arrests, torture and extrajudicial killings died on Saturday. He was 97. The...
  • Kenan Evren dies at 97; Turkish general led 1980 coup

    Kenan Evren dies at 97; Turkish general led 1980 coup
    Kenan Evren, the Turkish general who led a 1980 coup that ended years of violence but whose rule unleashed a wave of arrests, torture and extrajudicial killings, died Saturday. He was 97. The ailing former general, who ruled as president for seven...
  • Former Turkish president, coup leader, Evren dies at 97

    Kenan Evren, the Turkish general who led a 1980 coup that ended years of violence but whose rule unleashed a wave of arrests, torture and extrajudicial killings, died on Saturday. He was 97. The ailing former general who later ruled as president for...
  • Businesses not yet seeing tangible deals from Turkey trip

    Nearly a year after Gov. Maggie Hassan's controversial trade mission to Turkey with representatives from seven New Hampshire businesses, there are few tangible results such as new sales, contracts or distribution deals. But when it comes to...
  • Turkey's culture minister denies ancient mosaics damaged

    The Turkish government is denying reports that at least eight ancient mosaics were ruined while being restored and moved to a new museum in southern Turkey. Following an announcement this week that the Culture Ministry is investigating the incident at...
  • Syrian activists report new chlorine attacks in Idlib

    Syrian activists and a doctor reported Thursday of new suspected chemical attacks in the northwestern province of Idlib, leaving several dozens of people suffering from asphyxiation. Mohammed Tennari, a doctor who testified before the U.N. Security...
  • APNewsBreak: Turkey, Saudi in pact to help anti-Assad rebels

    Casting aside U.S. concerns about aiding extremist groups, Turkey and Saudi Arabia have converged on an aggressive new strategy to bring down Syrian President Bashar Assad. The two countries — one a democracy, the other a conservative kingdom &#...