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  • Turkey's Erdogan accuses Israel of 'tyranny', likens Israeli MP to Hitler

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of "terrorizing the region" with its bombardment of Gaza and likened an Israeli politician to Hitler in a broadside likely to further strain fragile relations between the two...
  • For specialists in Middle East affairs, no consensus on what the future holds

    WASHINGTON In a sign of the complexity of the crisis in Iraq, where Islamic radicals have declared a modern caliphate that stretches across century-old borders and politicians appear deadlocked on who should lead a new government in Baghdad, scholars who'...
  • Turkish president approves Kurdish peace process law

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Abdullah Gul approved a law on Tuesday for peace talks with Kurdish militants in an important step towards ending a three-decade insurgency less than a month before a presidential election. The bill could be a vote-...
  • Karlovy Vary Jury Prexy Ahmet Boyacioglu on Turkey's Blossoming Film Scene

    Prominent Turkish film industry multi-hyphenate (fest programmer, producer, director, promoter) Ahmet Boyacioglu is this year's chairman of the East of the West jury at Karlovy Vary Film Festival, which recently added Turkey and Greece to its core...
  • Sunnis sending their sons abroad as fears of sectarian killings escalate in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD Abu Saleh already sent one son to Turkey, and he prays that another makes it out before the inevitable knock on the door from the Shiite Muslim militiamen who stalk the neighborhood alongside Iraqi security forces, menacing the few Sunni...
  • Bulgaria's fence to stop migrants on Turkey border nears completion

    GOLIAM DERVENT Bulgaria (Reuters) - Bulgaria has largely completed the construction of a 33-km (21-mile) barbed wire fence at the border with its southeastern neighbor Turkey as it tries to cope with asylum seekers, its defense minister said on Thursday....
  • Pictures in the News | July 7, 2014

     
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  • Accounting of confiscated Turkish churches sought

    Armenian community leaders in Glendale and Burbank are cheering this week as a congressional bill that calls for an accounting of confiscated Christian churches, monasteries, and other religious properties in Turkey and their eventual return to their...
  • Islamic militants release 32 Turkish drivers kidnapped in Iraq

    Islamic militants release 32 Turkish drivers kidnapped in Iraq
    A group of 32 Turkish truck drivers kidnapped three weeks ago by Islamic militants in northern Iraq have been released and are en route home, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu told journalists in Ankara on Thursday. There was no immediate word,...
  • Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan to run for president

    To the surprise of almost no one, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan formalized his bid for the presidency on Tuesday, with his ruling Justice and Development Party announcing that he would be its candidate. Erdogan is widely expected to win...
  • Militants declare caliphate in Iraq and Syria

    Militants declare caliphate in Iraq and Syria
    Iraqi troops battled to dislodge an al Qaeda splinter group from the city of Tikrit on Monday after its leader was declared caliph of a new Islamic state in lands seized this month across a swathe of Iraq and Syria. Alarming regional and world powers,...