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  • Iraqi government asks US to bomb Islamist fighters as 30,000 troops flee their posts

    ISTANBUL Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Wednesday pushed their offensive south into Iraq's Sunni Muslim heartland, capturing key crossroad towns on the highway to the capital, Baghdad, and taking control of a critical oil refinery....
  • Social media surveillance intensifies debate on freedoms in Egypt

    Social media surveillance intensifies debate on freedoms in Egypt
    The introduction of a system for mass surveillance of social media in Egypt has triggered fresh accusations that authorities seek to suppress freedoms, although Interior Ministry officials insist it is primarily designed to fight terrorism. The new...
  • Islamist fighters capture Saddam Hussein's hometown, move on key oil refinery

    ISTANBUL Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Wednesday pushed their offensive south into Iraq's Sunni Muslim heartland, capturing key crossroad towns on the highway to the capital, Baghdad, and threatening a critical oil refinery. As...
  • The many layers of Istanbul

    The many layers of Istanbul
    I first visited Istanbul in the 1970s. Some of my most vivid memories of that trip are of the colorful locals. Scruffy kids sold cherry juice and old men would grab huge cucumbers from wheeled carts, then peel, quarter and salt them to sell for pennies....
  • Cannes Q&A: Turkish Culture Minister Omer Celik

    Turkish culture minister Omer Celik is jetting into Cannes to celebrate this year's centennial of Turkish cinema amid an increasingly upbeat outlook for the local industry that sees local auteur Nuri Bilge Ceylan ensconced in a Cannes competition berth...
  • Local officials express happiness with resolution observing Armenian Genocide

    Public officials in Glendale are praising a vote by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday that passed a resolution to observe and commemorate the Armenian Genocide. Authored by committee chair Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Sen. Mark...
  • Turkish premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan on defensive over mine disaster

    Turkish premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan on defensive over mine disaster
    As public fury mounted Thursday along with the casualty toll in what officials were describing as Turkey's deadliest mine accident, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan found himself on the defensive after a seemingly tone-deaf response to the disaster....
  • Turkey mine disaster: Operator defends safety measures

    Turkey mine disaster: Operator defends safety measures
    The operator of a mine where an underground fire killed 292 workers admitted Friday that the complex did not have refuge chambers where crews could have taken shelter, but said the law didn’t require them.  “Legally, we don’t have an...
  • Glendale commemoration of Armenian Genocide features performances

    Glendale commemoration of Armenian Genocide features performances
    During a somber, yet celebratory event, Glendale students performed songs and dances as well as read poems during the 13th annual commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Monday night that brought hundreds of people to Glendale High. After Glendale High&...
  • Turkish leader offers condolences to Armenians over massacre

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offered condolences to Armenian descendants of massacre victims in a message ahead of the 99th anniversary of the atrocity that Turkey still refuses to describe as a genocide. The statement issued in seven...
  • Search for victims in Turkey mine disaster ends; death toll is 301

    Search for victims in Turkey mine disaster ends; death toll is 301
    The search for survivors of Turkey’s worst mining accident of modern times ended Saturday with the recovery of two more bodies, the country’s energy minister said, leaving the death toll in the Soma mine disaster at 301. The catastrophe...