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  • Twitter works to restore service in Turkey after ban

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter is working to get its service back up and running in Turkey after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan pulled the plug on the social network. “We stand with our users in Turkey who rely on Twitter as a vital...
  • Turkish fighter jets shoot down Syrian warplane in border zone

    Turkish fighter jets shoot down Syrian warplane in border zone
    GAZIANTEP, Turkey -- Turkish fighter jets shot down a Syrian warplane Sunday in an embattled border zone, and Turkey and Syria each insisted the plane was in their airspace when it was downed. The downing was the latest border clash between onetime...
  • Turkey scandal deepens with raid on charity accused of Al Qaeda ties

    Turkey scandal deepens with raid on charity accused of Al Qaeda ties
    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...
  • From his Pa. compound, Fethullah Gulen shakes up Turkey

    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...
  • Al Jazeera Expands Global Footprint With Turkish Digital Operation

    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. Al...
  • Parrying U.S. snub, Putin holds court with dignitaries at Olympics

    Parrying U.S. snub, Putin holds court with dignitaries at Olympics
    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...
  • Turkish prosecutor decries his removal from corruption investigation

    Turkish prosecutor decries his removal from corruption investigation
    GAZIANTEP, Turkey — An Istanbul prosecutor said Thursday that he had been removed from the investigation of corruption involving the families of high-ranking officials of the ruling Justice and Development Party. The complaint by prosecutor...
  • Corruption scandal, police firings spark renewed unrest in Turkey

    Corruption scandal, police firings spark renewed unrest in Turkey
    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...
  • Turkey: Three ministers resign amid widening corruption probe

    GAZIANTEP, Turkey -- Three senior ministers in Turkey’s Cabinet resigned  Wednesday as a secret 14-month corruption investigation of tender-rigging and bribery intensified, threatening to topple the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP)....
  • Three Turkish Cabinet ministers resign amid corruption investigation

    GAZIANTEP, Turkey — Three senior ministers in Turkey's Cabinet resigned Wednesday as a secret 14-month corruption investigation of bid rigging and bribery intensified, threatening to topple the ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP. The...
  • Turkey is alarmed by extremist militants in Syria border area

    Turkey is alarmed by extremist militants in Syria border area
    REYHANLI, Turkey — In this bustling border town, anonymous apartments serve as safe houses for Syrian rebel commanders, clinics for wounded fighters and opposition media centers equipped with banks of sophisticated laptops and video gear. Turkey...