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  • Mamoun's Falafel Brings A Piece Of The Middle East To New Haven

    Mamoun's Falafel Brings A Piece Of The Middle East To New Haven
    Mamoun's Falafel should get something like a lifetime achievement award for New Haven restaurants, maybe even an a cappella bar song (“From the Mabrumeh down at Mamoun's...”) to nudge it closer to Pepe’s, Louis’, Claire’s and...
  • Turkish election irregularities favor Erdogan's candidate

    ANKARA, Turkey One-quarter of the ballot box tallies in last week's mayoral elections enough votes to reverse the narrow victory by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's candidate many times over arrived at counting centers in the Turkish capital...
  • Chad to withdraw peacekeeping troops from Central African Republic

    Chad's Foreign Ministry said Thursday that it would withdraw its 850 peacekeeping troops from the African Union mission in the neighboring Central African Republic. The move follows criticism from human rights organizations and Christian militants after...
  • Turkey elections: Prime Minister Erdogan's AKP leads handily

    ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party appeared headed toward a sizable victory in the country's municipal elections Sunday, despite a corruption scandal that continues to swirl around Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan...
  • Turks vote in local elections, a key test for embattled ruling party

    Turks vote in local elections, a key test for embattled ruling party
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turks went to the polls Sunday in municipal elections seen as a key test for the embattled ruling party as a corruption scandal swirls around Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his inner circle. The vote was widely viewed...
  • Turkish court suspends government ban on Twitter use

    Turkish court suspends government ban on Twitter use
    ISTANBUL, Turkey -- A Turkish court on Wednesday suspended a controversial ban on Twitter following an appeal even as the site’s lawyers pursue separate legal action against the government's shutdown order, local media reports. Senior members of...
  • Defiance picks up pace against Turkey's Twitter ban

    ISTANBUL Users were deftly employing workarounds to defy the blackout of Twitter in Turkey, leading to increases in the volume of messages posted from the country, as the government's ban of the popular social networking site entered its second day...
  • Book a 10-night Mediterranean cruise on the Norwegian Jade for as little as $509

    Book a 10-night Mediterranean cruise on the Norwegian Jade for as little as $509
    Norwegian Cruise Line offers a 10-night Mediterranean cruise out of Rome to Greece, Turkey and Italy for as little as $509 per person. The Norwegian Jade sails out of Rome/Civitavecchia on an itinerary that takes it to Katakolon and Athens, Greece,...
  • 'Reconciliation' takes hold in embattled Syria town

    TAL KHALAKH, Syria — For more than a year, Ghassan Eid didn't speak to his son, Khaled, who abandoned his job as a policeman and joined the armed rebels. "I was ashamed," recalled the father, a shop owner in Tal Khalakh, long renowned as a...
  • The Week in Pictures | Feb. 3-9, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Russia was in the spotlight as they kicked-off the 2014 Sochi Olympics with a theatrical opening ceremonies at Fisht Olympic Stadium....
  • Pictures in the News | February 5, 2014

     
    Flying squirrel -- need I say more? Wednesday's Pictures in the News in Australia, where wildlife carer Justine Coplin releases a Grey Headed Flying Fox in Centennial Park in Sydney. Each year thousands of native wildlife are rescued by volunteers when...