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  • 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....
  • Jihadist cash lures Syria refugees as international aid dwindles

    Mohammad Deen, a Syrian refugee and father of six, struggles to find the money to meet his children's needs and worries who else might step in with an offer to help. "If Daash approaches my son and gives him $300 to fight with them, he would do it," he...
  • 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...
  • Turkish president visits Iran despite tensions over Yemen

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Iran Tuesday amid deep differences between the two nations over the conflicts in Yemen and Syria. Erdogan has publicly backed the Saudi-led airstrike campaign targeting Shiite rebels who have overrun the...
  • Turkey restores access to Twitter, YouTube

    Turkey blocked access to social networking sites Twitter and YouTube for several hours on Monday over photos showing a militant pointing a gun at a prosecutor who died last week in a failed hostage rescue operation. Turkey also threatened to ban Google...
  • Shuttle diplomacy: Pakistan, Turkey take lead in seeking to contain Yemen fighting

    ISLAMABAD Turkey and Pakistan, two of the biggest military powers in the Muslim world, have launched a diplomatic initiative in an effort to prevent the conflict in Yemen from exploding into a regional one. The initiative began Friday in Turkey's...
  • Turkey blocks Twitter, YouTube and Facebook over images

    ANKARA, Turkey Turkey moved to block access to some social media websites after images of a prosecutor who was taken hostage and later died were circulated. Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said the order to bar access was...
  • Rachel Marsden: Lost art of listening is essential to geopolitics

    PARIS -- American radio host Howard Stern conducted a lengthy interview with Madonna last week. Although the world-famous singer might not share my conservative political views, I found myself hard-pressed to think of another woman whose story I connected...
  • Turkey rescues soldiers trapped at Ottoman tomb in Syria

    Turkey rescues soldiers trapped at Ottoman tomb in Syria
    Turkish troops entered Syria in a bold overnight rescue operation, whisking back to Turkish soil some 40 soldiers trapped by Islamic State militants for eight months at a historic Ottoman tomb. Reconnaissance drones, dozens of tanks and several...
  • Brutal slaying leads to protests over violence against women in Turkey

    Brutal slaying leads to protests over violence against women in Turkey
    The slaying of a young Turkish woman during an alleged attempted rape has prompted angry street protests across Turkey and demands that the government do more to combat violence against women. Police on Friday discovered the charred corpse of Ozgecan...