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  • Kurds bury Kobani dead in makeshift graves over border

    SURUC Turkey (Reuters) - They died after fighting to defend Kobani. But such is the control Islamic State has around the Syrian Kurdish border town, their families have no idea when they might be able to get back to give them a proper burial there....
  • Two policemen killed in Turkey's east; fresh clashes erupt

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Two police officers were killed and a police chief was seriously wounded in an attack in Turkey's eastern province of Bingol on Thursday, CNN Turk television reported, while clashes elsewhere killed four protesters. The violence came...
  • Islamic State fighters renew assault on Syrian city; 21 dead in Turkey

    Islamic State fighters renew assault on Syrian city; 21 dead in Turkey
    Islamic State fighters launched a renewed assault on the Syrian city of Kobani on Wednesday night, and at least 21 people were killed in riots in neighbouring Turkey where Kurds rose up against the government for doing nothing to protect their kin....
  • Gopal Ratnam: Joe Biden is the only honest man in Washington

    Gopal Ratnam: Joe Biden is the only honest man in Washington
    Vice President Joe Biden has had to apologize, twice, to two key U.S. allies in the fight against the Islamic State. It wasn't because he lobbed false accusations at them. It was because he accidentally told some inconvenient truths. Speaking at the...
  • EU chastises Turkey over interference in courts, freedom of speech

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union reprimanded EU candidate Turkey on Wednesday for political meddling in the judiciary, saying a response to a government corruption scandal has harmed the independence of the judiciary and weakened civil rights. The...
  • Kurds, radical Islamists clash in Germany, 14 injured

    HAMBURG Germany (Reuters) - German police used water cannon to stop clashes between hundreds of Kurds and radical Islamists in Hamburg overnight, and 14 people were injured and another 22 arrested, authorities said on Wednesday. Around 400 Kurds had...
  • Turkey expects Cyprus to swiftly resume peace talks

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey expects Greek Cypriots to quickly reverse a decision to halt reunification talks with Turkish Cypriots and resume their dialogue or risk harming peace prospects in a troubled region, a cabinet minister said on Wednesday. Cypriot...
  • Feds: Bolingbrook man arrested at O'Hare on terrorism charges

    Feds: Bolingbrook man arrested at O'Hare on terrorism charges
    The Bolingbrook teen’s plan to join terrorists in the Middle East was carefully laid out, with plane tickets connecting through Austria, a contact to take him across the Syrian border to the Islamic State stronghold and even a letter left for his...
  • U.S. military says air power may not save Syrian town of Kobani

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Wednesday said air power alone may not save the Syrian town of Kobani from Islamic State militants as U.S. officials appeared to brace for the town's fall. Although the U.S. military carried out six air strikes...
  • FBI asks public to help identify homegrown terrorists

    FBI asks public to help identify homegrown terrorists
    One day after a Bolingbrook teen was accused in federal court in Chicago of plotting to travel to the Middle East and join Islamic State, the FBI is asking for the public's help to identify other individuals who have traveled — or are planning to...
  • The war against ISIS

    The decision of President Barack Obama to wage air war against ISIS, while leading an as yet nebulous -- militarily speaking -- new coalition of Arab and other ground forces, against what claims to be the New Islamic Caliphate still is swimming in a sea...