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  • Wisconsin man charged with trying to join Islamic State group

    MILWAUKEE A Madison, Wis., man has been charged with trying to travel to Syria or Iraq to join the Islamic State terrorist group. Joshua Ray Van Haften, 34, was charged in federal court with attempting to provide material support and resources "namely...
  • Two journalists in Turkey face jail over Charlie Hebdo cartoon

    ISTANBUL Two Turkish journalists could face up to 4 1/2 years in prison for publishing a cartoon from the French satirical magazine Charli Hebdo featuring the Islamic prophet Mohammed, the reporters said Thursday. Ceyda Karan and Hikmet Cetinkaya were...
  • Erdogan slams brakes on Kurdish peace process ahead of polls

    The peace process to end decades of violent strife between Turkey and Kurdish rebels has been one of Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan's signature achievements. But with key parliamentary elections looming in June, the president has hit the brakes on...
  • Iran calls on Turkey to help find peace in embattled Yemen

    ISLAMABAD A Turkey-led diplomatic initiative to prevent the conflict in Yemen from spreading in the Middle East showed signs of progress Tuesday at talks in Tehran, where Iran's leadership agreed to work with visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip...
  • Turkish president visits Iran despite tensions over Yemen

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Iran Tuesday amid deep differences between the two nations over the conflicts in Yemen and Syria. Erdogan has publicly backed the Saudi-led airstrike campaign targeting Shiite rebels who have overrun the...
  • AP Interview: UN envoy says Cyprus peace talks to resume

    Halted negotiations to reunify ethnically divided Cyprus will resume next month after a clash over rights to the island's potential offshore gas riches that triggered the talks break has subsided, a United Nations envoy said Tuesday. Espen Barth Eide...
  • Turkey restores access to Twitter, YouTube

    Turkey blocked access to social networking sites Twitter and YouTube for several hours on Monday over photos showing a militant pointing a gun at a prosecutor who died last week in a failed hostage rescue operation. Turkey also threatened to ban Google...
  • Shuttle diplomacy: Pakistan, Turkey take lead in seeking to contain Yemen fighting

    ISLAMABAD Turkey and Pakistan, two of the biggest military powers in the Muslim world, have launched a diplomatic initiative in an effort to prevent the conflict in Yemen from exploding into a regional one. The initiative began Friday in Turkey's...
  • UK police arrest teenage boy and girl on terrorism charges

    British police say a teenage boy and girl have been arrested on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts. Greater Manchester Police said Sunday a 14-year-old boy and 16-year-old girl have been arrested following two separate police raids that took place...
  • Erdogan 'condemns' pope over Armenian genocide comment

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is "condemning" Pope Francis for describing the slaughter of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks as "the first genocide of the 20th century" and for urging the international community to...
  • Turkey deporting British group seized on Syrian border

    Turkish authorities have begun deporting back to Britain nine British citizens who were arrested trying to cross into Syria, a Turkish official said Tuesday. One of the group was expelled late Monday. British police said he was arrested on arrival at...