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  • 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...
  • Turkey's election could set its path: stronger democracy or autocracy

    Turkey's election could set its path: stronger democracy or autocracy
    Turkish voters go to the polls Sunday in the culmination of an acrimonious election campaign pitting a fractious opposition against the long-dominant ruling party and the country's most divisive figure: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The...
  • 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...
  • Turkey's sensitivity over the Armenian genocide

    To the editor: The genocide of the Armenians 100 years ago is a well-known historical catastrophe. ("On Armenian genocide, go ahead and offend Turkey," op-ed, April 15) Peter Balakian states that President Obama spoke out against the use of threats by a...
  • Motive unsettled in slayings of Muslim students in North Carolina

    Motive unsettled in slayings of Muslim students in North Carolina
    In early January, Amira Abu-Salha drove to her daughter Yusor's apartment to return her wedding dress. Yusor had just moved in with her husband shortly after their Dec. 27 wedding. Minutes after she parked, Abu-Salha said, she was accosted by an irate...
  • It's time for Turkey to recognize the Armenian genocide

    It's time for Turkey to recognize the Armenian genocide
    "Concealing or denying evil is like allowing a wound to keep bleeding without bandaging it." — Pope Francis, speaking to Armenians at the Vatican Amid World War I's carnage but far from Europe's trenches, Turkish leaders of the crumbling Ottoman...
  • VU students, faculty arrange to have ancient tablets returned to Turkey

    VU students, faculty arrange to have ancient tablets returned to Turkey
    Pieces of ancient history are on a journey home thanks to the work of students and faculty at Valparaiso University. Turkish dignitaries were present at the university's Art Student Exhibition in the Brauer Museum of Art to sign a Memorandum of...
  • '1915' a creative take on Armenian genocide

    '1915' a creative take on Armenian genocide
    Just this week, Turkey recalled its ambassador to the Vatican after Pope Francis remarked on the Ottoman Turks' genocide of Armenians 100 years ago. As the historical debate rages on, artistic representations of the event have lagged. An IMDb keyword...