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  • Blasts at Kurdish party offices in Turkey injure 6

    Less than three weeks before Turkey's general election, two separate explosions in buildings housing the local headquarters of a pro-Kurdish political party injured at least six people, the party said. The explosions in the local branches of the People's...
  • Turkey says it shot down Syrian helicopter

    Turkish forces shot down a Syrian helicopter after it crossed into Turkish airspace, the country's defense minister said Saturday. Syrian state-run television denied the report, saying that a small drone was shot down. Turkish Defense Minister Ismet...
  • Turkey criticizes death sentence for Egypt's ousted leader

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized Egypt for sentencing ousted President Mohammed Morsi to death, saying the country was returning to the "old Egypt" by rolling back democracy. Erdogan on Saturday also criticized western nations that...
  • Cyprus' rival leaders restart peace talks after hiatus

    Cyprus' rival leaders on Friday vowed to "work tirelessly" for a swift peace accord, a United Nations envoy said, after relaunching talks aimed at ending the small Mediterranean island nation's four decades of division. In an echo of previous attempts to...
  • Kerry fills in NATO allies on Putin meeting

    A day after lengthy talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was filling in allies during a gathering of NATO foreign ministers in the southern Turkish town of Antalya. The ministers have gathered here to plot...
  • Turkey's Erdogan calls on Europe to welcome more migrants

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Europe Wednesday to take in more migrants and refugees from Syria and Iraq, saying his own country has borne the brunt of the refugee crisis and has been sheltering about 2 million people. Turkey has...
  • Turkey: military members' links to US-based cleric probed

    Turkey's defense minister says prosecutors are investigating possible ties between members of the military and a U.S.-based Muslim cleric. Ismet Yilmaz told Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency Wednesday that following tips, military prosecutors have...
  • Turkey: 7 migrants freeze to death while crossing from Iran

    Turkey's state-run news agency says six children and a woman have frozen to death while trying to cross illegally into Turkey from Iran. Anadolu Agency says 13 other migrants were hospitalized, five of them in life-threatening condition. Anadolu says...
  • Vandals attack selfie-taking Ottoman prince statue

    A statue erected in a Turkish city of an Ottoman prince taking a selfie with a cellphone has been vandalized amid strong criticism of the artwork. Just days after it was erected, someone — perhaps offended by disparagement of Ottoman history &#...
  • Turkey, Greece welcome relaunch of Cyprus unity talks

    The foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey on Tuesday welcomed a decision by Cyprus' rival Greek and Turkish communities to relaunch stalled talks aimed at reunifying the island, calling it an opportunity that should not be squandered. Greek Foreign...
  • Turkey says training, arming of Syrian rebels delayed

    Turkey's foreign minister says the start of a joint Turkish-U.S. program to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group has been delayed. Mevlut Cavusoglu said in an interview on Turkish state television Monday that the program has...