| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:26 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The government of Turkey on Thursday blocked access to YouTube -- a week after taking similar action to ban Twitter -- after a two-part video was uploaded to the vidsite purportedly disclosing secret military talks about Turkey taking action against...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:20 PM
A power struggle between Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and an exiled Muslim cleric sharpened Tuesday with the government purging 350 police officers involved in the anti-corruption sweeps that have netted figures close to Erdogan.
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Turkish police raided offices of a government-backed Islamic charity in six provinces on Tuesday and detained at least 23 people accused of having links with Al Qaeda, local media reported.
The coordinated operation against the Humanitarian Relief...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAYLORSBURG, Pa. — Fethullah Gulen, a frail 75-year-old Islamic preacher with a gift for oratory, leads an ascetic life in a 26-acre compound tucked into rolling farmland and woods here, far from the political crisis and international intrigue he is...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Al Jazeera is expanding its global footprint, bringing its brand to Turkey and the world's 140 million Turkish speakers with Al Jazeera Turk, which will launch as a digital operation with plans for a TV channel to follow roughly a year from now.
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:14 AM
MOSCOW – Russian television viewers could be forgiven Friday for failing to notice that the leaders of the United States and some of its political allies were absent from the hoopla in Sochi.
President Vladimir Putin used the hours before the...
| Feb 11, 2014
When Recep Tayyip Erdogan came to power in 2003 as Turkey's prime minister, questions arose about how his Islam-rooted Justice and Development Party might alter a nation accustomed to nearly a century of
official secularism. It turns out the world...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:23 PM
TOLUCA, Mexico — They came to talk about their roles as powerhouses in world trade, but President Obama and his two North American counterparts made little progress Wednesday in boosting their ambitious plans to ease borders and expand into new...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:18 PM
GAZIANTEP, Turkey – A defiant Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out Tuesday at a “vile attack” against him after the leaking of audio recordings suggesting that he and close family members were implicated in a...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:14 PM
A new wave of street protests has flared in Istanbul following the arrest on graft charges of two dozen banking figures with close ties to the Turkish government.
The raid on those suspected of corruption prompted Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan...