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  • 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 &#...
  • Syrian rebel training has started in Jordan

    After months of delays and vetting, the training of moderate Syrian rebels has started in Jordan as part of a broader effort to build a force capable of fighting Islamic State extremists, U.S. and Jordanian officials said Thursday. Defense Secretary...
  • A Kosovo father recounts harrowing trip to retrieve sons from Syria

    NARADINJA, Kosovo For months, Faik Uksmajli warned the Kosovo police that his elder son was determined to go to Syria to join the Islamic State. And for months, the police insisted that the country's border posts were on alert, ready to stop him if he...
  • Turkish election board rejects complaint against Erdogan

    Turkey's electoral board has rejected a complaint by the main pro-Kurdish party accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of violating rules that require him to be impartial. Wednesday's decision comes a month before Turkey's June 7 general election....
  • Germany bans extremist Turkish paper, conducts raids

    The German government says it has banned a leftist-terrorist newspaper published by the Turkish extremist group DHKP-C and conducted raids across the country in connection with the ban. Germany's interior ministry said in a statement Wednesday that it...
  • Turkey investigates ruined ancient mosaics

    At least eight ancient mosaics were ruined while being restored and moved to a new museum in southern Turkey and authorities are looking into ways to fix the botched work, a senior official said Tuesday. Turkey's Culture Ministry is investigating those...
  • Kurdish party accuses Erdogan of bias ahead of elections

    Turkey's pro-Kurdish party has filed a complaint with the high electoral board accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of breaching rules that require him to be impartial. The People's Democratic Party, or HDP, asked the board on Tuesday to issue a...