| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
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.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The violence racking Turkey over the last five days hasn't been about saving a few trees in densely developed Istanbul.
By the hundreds of thousands, Turks have been venting a decadelong accumulation of resentments over what they regard as Prime...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:12 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Turkey's leader might consider holding a referendum on plans for development in an Istanbul park that sparked nationwide protests against his government, according to media reports Wednesday.
Such a move would mark Prime Minister...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:24 AM
ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday issued what he said was a final warning: The protesters in Gezi Park would be removed within 24 hours, he told a meeting of his Justice and Development Party in the capital,...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Turkey fired artillery back at Syria on Monday after a mortar shell landed on its territory, the sixth straight day that the two countries have traded fire across borders, its state news agency reported.The string of strikes have ramped up fears that...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Syrian government troops regained control of a historic mosque in Aleppo after pushing rebel troops back from the area, a human rights group reported Sunday.
The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that government troops recaptured...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:40 PM
women, human rights, International Women's day, equality: It's International Women's Day. The event, born of the socialist movement in the United States the early 1900s, has spread across the world in the century since. But the day looks very different...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Turkish President Abdullah Gul came to California this week after addressing the NATO summit in Chicago and talked up the Turkish political model....
| Jun 23, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Syrian and Turkish officials moved to tamp down tensions Saturday in the wake of a Syrian shoot-down of a Turkish jet, as the two nations mounted a joint rescue operation seeking two pilots still missing in the eastern Mediterranean....
| Oct 31, 2010
| 9:46 AM
ISTANBUL -- A suicide bomber blew himself up Sunday beside a police vehicle in a major Istanbul square near tourist hotels and a bus terminal, wounding 32 people, including 15 policemen.
The attack in Taksim Square, which was followed by police gunfire...
| May 23, 2012
| 10:02 AM
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, had dinner at upscale Mexican restaurant Mercadito Monday while in Chicago for NATO. And as you would expect, he had plenty of company.
Besides the Prince's table of seven, the large...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 10:33 AM
The French parliament is considering criminalizing the denial of the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War I as genocide, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
But Turkish President Abdullah Gul is urging France to drop the bill that...