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  • Parliamentary elections high stakes for Turkey _ and Erdogan

    Turkey holds parliamentary elections Sunday in which there's little doubt about the overall outcome: victory for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party. Still, the elections may turn out to be the most important since Erdogan's Justice and...
  • Russian student detained trying to enter Syria

    A Russian university student whose disappearance prompted concerns that she aimed to go to Syria and join ISIS has been detained in a Turkish border town, Russian police said Friday. An Interior Ministry statement said 19-year-old Varvara Karaulova was...
  • Turkey detains French former jihadi bride

    A Turkish government official says police have detained a 22-year-old French woman after she crossed into Turkey from Syria where she had joined the Islamic State militant group and married a fighter. The official said Friday that Sonia Belayati was...
  • Does Florida need more nuclear reactors near state parks?

    Does Florida need more nuclear reactors near state parks?
    The world has been focused on the nuclear capabilities of Iran and North Korea as of late, but someone must keep an eye on what is happening in Florida. Florida Power & Light has plans to add two new nuclear reactors at Turkey Point. Now, some...
  • From discos to jihad: Dad says son 'brainwashed'

    From discos to jihad: Dad says son 'brainwashed'
    The father says he did not raise his son as a Muslim — and he regrets his decision now. Maybe if Reda Nidalha, born and bred in the historic Dutch university city of Leiden, had learned about moderate Islam, it would have been harder for...
  • Turkish ruling party seen losing majority in parliament

    In a stunning rebuke of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ambitions to expand his powers, Turkish voters stripped his party of its simple majority in parliament, preliminary election results showed Sunday. With 99.9 percent of the vote counted, Erdogan'...
  • President's party slips in Turkish elections; Kurds in parliament

    ISTANBUL In a major upset, Turkish voters Sunday cut their support for the ruling Justice and Development Party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and sent a Kurdish party into the national parliament for the first time. With 94 per cent of the votes...
  • Turkish official says TNT used in Kurdish rally blasts

    Turkish police have determined that at least one of the lethal explosions at a Kurdish party rally this week was from TNT, and that both explosions involved "cellphone mechanisms," a government minister said Saturday. Two people were killed. The blasts...
  • As election nears in Turkey, calm after bombing

    DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Calls for calm appeared to be working in southeeastern Turkey Saturday, a day after a bombing at a rally killed three people, and a day before an election that could result in a Kurdish party entering parliament for the first time....
  • Erdogan cites cockroaches for move to lavish palace

    Turkey's president has defended the controversial construction of a grandiose new presidential palace, saying his old office was infested with cockroaches. Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been accused of squandering state resources when he was prime minister by...
  • AP Interview: Turkish Cypriot leader optimistic about talks

    The Turkish Cypriot president says he's optimistic that an agreement can be reached, possibly within months, to end the 41-year-old conflict that divided the Mediterranean island. Mustafa Akinci said a key lesson from the last attempt to reach a peace...