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  • New Turkish cabinet spells little policy shift, Erdogan stays dominant

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu kept key members of Turkey's economic management team in place and named Ankara's point man on Europe as foreign minister in a new cabinet on Friday, moves signalling President Tayyip Erdogan's continued...
  • Smugglers and Kurdish militants help Iraq's Yazidis flee to Turkey

    SILOPI Turkey (Reuters) - Sewra was terrified of being caught by Turkish soldiers as she, her children and grandchildren inched their way through Iraq's mountainous border region, fleeing an Islamist militant onslaught by cover of darkness. The 56-year-...
  • Turkey in missile talks with France after China disagreements: Erdogan

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey was in talks with France on the purchase of a long-range missile defense system after disagreements with China, which was originally awarded the tender. U.S. and NATO officials have said...
  • China says Turkey will decide in its 'own interests' on missile system

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday that Turkey would decide in its "own interests" after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the country was in talks with France on buying a missile defense system following disagreements with Beijing. U.S....
  • Turkey to play role in fight against Islamic State

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey is seeking specific roles in a U.S.-led coalition to battle Islamic State fighters, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said after talks with Turkish leaders on Monday, without revealing details. Turkey was the only Muslim nation...
  • Turkey snubs possible energy deals with Israel after Gaza offensive

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey is unlikely to sign any energy deals with Israel for the construction of a gas pipeline to Turkey because of a deepening political rift over Israel's Gaza offensive, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Tuesday. Ties...
  • Syrian Kurdish fighters pushing back Islamic State on their own

    Syrian Kurdish fighters pushing back Islamic State on their own
    The Kurdish fighter perched on the roof of a schoolhouse pocked with holes from bullets and tank rounds, pointing across a rubble field toward several grain silos blasted open by shell fire. "They came at us from there with tanks and Hummers, but we...
  • In northeast Syria, Islamic State builds a government

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - In the cities and towns across the desert plains of northeast Syria, the ultra-hardline al Qaeda offshoot Islamic State has insinuated itself into nearly every aspect of daily life. The group famous for its beheadings, crucifixions and...
  • Turkey's Erdogan to seek Gulen extradition in Obama talks: media

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will seek the extradition of his ally-turned-foe, U.S.-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, when he meets U.S. President Barack Obama at the NATO summit on Friday, Turkish media reports said....
  • U.S., Turkey cooperating on Islamist foreign fighters: Obama

    NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - The United States and Turkey are cooperating on the threat posed by foreign Islamist fighters returning to their home countries from Iraq and Syria, U.S. President Barack Obama said at a meeting with Turkey President Tayyip...
  • Obama outlines strategy to 'ultimately destroy' Islamic State

    Obama outlines strategy to 'ultimately destroy' Islamic State
    The United States and its allies aim to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the militant group Islamic State, President Obama said Friday as he began to outline a U.S. strategy focused on gathering partners from Sunni Arab states and aiding...