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  • How long can Pakistan stay out of Yemen fight in face of Saudi pressure?

    ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, under heavy pressure from Saudi Arabia and its allies to reverse Parliament's vote last week to remain neutral in the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, on Monday once again pledged to deploy Pakistan's...
  • Turkish Cannes winner joins fight against domestic censorship

    ISTANBUL In a year when Turkey's film industry is winning unprecedented plaudits abroad, it's also battling censorship at home, prompting dozens of the nation's most prominent directors to boycott its main festival. More than 100 filmmakers, including...
  • Turkey: Dutch journalist acquitted of 'terror' propaganda

    A Turkish court has acquitted a Dutch journalist of charges of engaging in propaganda on behalf of the banned Kurdish rebel group. Freelance journalist Frederike Geerdink was briefly detained in January and then accused of making "propaganda for a...
  • US plans for anti-Islamic State training drawing skepticism

    The fight against the Islamic State group received a jolt of energy when the United States and Turkey sealed a pact to train and arm Syrian rebels. Two months later, the program faces delays and skepticism — as Turkish officials, Syrian rebels and...
  • Khloe, Kim Kardashian head to Armenia, meet with prime minister

    Khloe, Kim Kardashian head to Armenia, meet with prime minister
    The Kardashians have gone back to their roots -- and we're not talking about hair color. Members of the reality TV clan made their way to their native Armenia on Wednesday to commemorate the centennial of the Armenian genocide. "Armenia we are here! We'...
  • Close watch on pope's Armenian Mass; will he say 'genocide'?

    Pope Francis on Sunday will declare a little-known 10th-century Armenian mystic a doctor of the church, one of the highest honors a pope can bestow. More attention, though, is likely to be on whether Francis utters the word "genocide" during his homily....
  • Wisconsin man charged with trying to join Islamic State group

    MILWAUKEE A Madison, Wis., man has been charged with trying to travel to Syria or Iraq to join the Islamic State terrorist group. Joshua Ray Van Haften, 34, was charged in federal court with attempting to provide material support and resources "namely...
  • Obama urged to recognize Armenian genocide as 100th anniversary nears

    Obama urged to recognize Armenian genocide as 100th anniversary nears
    It's become a frustrating rite for Armenian Americans. Every year, in the days leading up to the April 24 anniversary, advocates have lobbied President Obama to use the word "genocide" to describe the killing of more than 1 million Armenians at the...
  • Two journalists in Turkey face jail over Charlie Hebdo cartoon

    ISTANBUL Two Turkish journalists could face up to 4 1/2 years in prison for publishing a cartoon from the French satirical magazine Charli Hebdo featuring the Islamic prophet Mohammed, the reporters said Thursday. Ceyda Karan and Hikmet Cetinkaya were...
  • Erdogan slams brakes on Kurdish peace process ahead of polls

    The peace process to end decades of violent strife between Turkey and Kurdish rebels has been one of Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan's signature achievements. But with key parliamentary elections looming in June, the president has hit the brakes on...
  • Iran calls on Turkey to help find peace in embattled Yemen

    ISLAMABAD A Turkey-led diplomatic initiative to prevent the conflict in Yemen from spreading in the Middle East showed signs of progress Tuesday at talks in Tehran, where Iran's leadership agreed to work with visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip...