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  • Turkish minister urges fight against extremists in Syria

    The world never had a plan to end the worsening Syrian conflict, Turkey's prime minister said Thursday. Ahmet Davutoglu told a news conference that all countries should fight the Islamic State group but also keep Syria's government from committing "war...
  • Church to remember Armenian massacre as 100th anniversary nears

    Church to remember Armenian massacre as 100th anniversary nears
    When Moushegh Tashjian was growing up, his father never spoke to him much about his experience surviving the Armenian genocide. But he and his siblings heard harrowing stories about it from their grandmother. Actually, she wasn't their real...
  • Turkish military jet crashes; 2 pilots killed

    Turkey's military says a fighter jet has crashed during a training mission, killing its two pilots. A military statement said the F-4E 2020 Phantom went down on Thursday in the province of Konya. The cause of the crash was not immediately known....
  • Kurdish fighters rout IS militants from town near Iraq

    Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, Kurdish fighters fought their way Friday into a northeastern Syrian town that was a key stronghold of Islamic State militants, only days after the group abducted dozens of Christians in the volatile region,...
  • Istanbul police arrest man outside US Consulate

    A Turkish news agency says police have detained man who claimed to have explosives attached on his body, outside the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul. The man was described as "mentally unstable" The Dogan news agency says police arrested the man who stood...
  • Turkey delivers military aid to Iraq

    Turkey's state-run news agency says two Turkish cargo planes have delivered military aid to Iraq. The Anadolu Agency says two C-130 military cargo planes landed at an air base near Baghdad on Tuesday. It did not give any detail on the supplies. The...
  • Turkish president fined for 'insulting' Armenia peace statue

    Turkey's state-run news agency says a court has ordered President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to pay 10,000 Turkish Lira (US$ 4,000) in compensation to an artist for calling his sculpture — meant to promote reconciliation between Turkey and Armenia —...
  • For Syrian Armenians, exodus evokes flight from genocide a century ago

    Snare drums rustle and trumpets blare. Chocolates from a famed confectioner in Syria are handed out among the crowd. The hall falls silent. A minute of remembrance is observed for the more than 200,000 killed during almost four years of civil war in...
  • US concerned over human rights, free speech in Turkey

    A U.S. State Department official has expressed concern over a Turkish security bill that would expand police rights to use firearms and to search and detain people. The official, Thomas Melia said Friday that the bill which is being debated in Turkey's...
  • Turkish soldier killed in attack on embassy vehicle in Kabul

    A suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives targeted a Turkish Embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital during the Thursday morning rush hour, killing one Turkish soldier and wounding another. The Turkish military said in a brief statement that...
  • Ex-Turkish police chief detained over journalist's killing

    Turkey's state-run news agency says a former police intelligence chief has been detained as part of an investigation into negligence by officials in the 2007 murder of an ethnic Armenian journalist. Anadolu Agency says Ramazan Akyurek was detained...