| Feb 26, 2015
| 3:37 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:43 PM
Three British girls who left their homes to join the extremist group Islamic State are believed to have crossed into Syria, London police said Tuesday.
Counter-terrorism officers said they have reason to believe that the three teenage friends are no...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 2:12 PM
The slaying of a young Turkish woman during an alleged attempted rape has prompted angry street protests across Turkey and demands that the government do more to combat violence against women.
Police on Friday discovered the charred corpse of Ozgecan...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 9:35 AM
Police investigating the disappearance of three British teenage girls say they believe they are no longer in Turkey and have crossed into Syria.
Authorities believe the girls could be on their way to join the Islamic State group.
| Feb 22, 2015
| 11:46 AM
Turkish troops entered Syria in a bold overnight rescue operation, whisking back to Turkish soil some 40 soldiers trapped by Islamic State militants for eight months at a historic Ottoman tomb.
Reconnaissance drones, dozens of tanks and several...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 3:57 PM
This is in response to "In Turkey, a bloody artery; Escape to Syria of Charlie Hebdo suspect shows country’s role as jihadi highway" (News, Jan. 29). The Turkish Consulate and community strongly reject the baseless accusations portrayed and are...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 11:30 AM
As a result of rampant Islamophobia in much of the media, three Muslim-American honors students who extensively volunteered for charities were killed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on Feb. 10 ("Police investigate hate crime theory after 3 slain in N.C.,"...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 4:18 PM
Turkey and the United States signed an agreement Thursday to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group, said the U.S. Embassy in Ankara.
The two countries have been in talks about such a pact for several months. The deal was signed...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 8:13 AM
Turkish media reports say police have detained 10 suspected Islamic State militants in raids.
The Dogan news agency said Monday that the suspects were detained for questioning following simultaneous early morning raids to homes in the northwestern...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 9:07 AM
A Turkish court on Monday ordered a journalist arrested pending trial as part of an investigation into an alleged conspiracy against hundreds of military officers who were convicted in 2012 of plotting to overthrow the government, the state-run Anadolu...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:06 PM
A man who was sent home from Turkey last week attacked three soldiers with a knife outside a Jewish community center in southern France on Tuesday, injuring two of them, officials said.
The suspect, identified in French news reports as Moussa Coulibaly,...