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  • 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

    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...
  • World leaders condemn Egypt violence; Islamists back showdown

    World leaders condemn Egypt violence; Islamists back showdown
    World leaders Wednesday denounced the violence unleashed by Egyptian security forces to disperse Islamist protesters in Cairo. But Muslim Brotherhood allies of the demonstrators applauded their defiance as important in the quest for Muslim power...
  • 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

    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)....
  • Japan's Nikkei stock index tops 16,000 for first time in 6 years

    Japan's Nikkei stock index tops 16,000 for first time in 6 years
    Japan's Nikkei stock index closed above 16,000 for the first time in six years as the weaker yen boosted exporter earnings prospects. The Turkish lira and stocks fell after a third minister resigned amid a graft probe and urged Prime Minister Recep Tayyip...
  • Egypt's deposed leader Morsi tells family: 'I will stand my ground'

    CAIRO -- Deposed President Mohamed Morsi has had his first conversations with his family since the coup that overthrew him and defiantly declared that he is still Egypt’s legitimate leader, according to a Turkish news report. The 62-year-old...
  • Rachel Marsden: The deal that America and Russia must make following Chavez's death

    PARIS -- A chess piece has fallen in Latin America. The road to prosperity and peace for the citizens of many countries -- probably even yours -- runs through the recent death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and a counterintuitive deal between two...
  • Rachel Marsden: Who are Turkey's agents provocateurs?

    PARIS -- To believe the media narrative, the "Arab Spring" has arrived in yet another Islamic nation -- Turkey this time -- snowballing at record speed from a single protest over the fate of trees under an urban-development plan. This simplistic...
  • Turkey lifts ban on Islamic head scarves, veils in civil service jobs

    The Turkish government decreed Tuesday an end to a nearly 90-year-old ban on wearing Islamic head scarves and veils in civil service jobs, threatening to rekindle the secular vs. religious showdown that ignited weeks of unrest in late spring. The ban,...
  • Meryem Uzerli: International Star You Should Know

    CLAIM TO FAME German/Turkish actress Meryem Uzerli is among the Arab world's best-known young stars, thanks to hit Turkish soap "Magnificent Century," in which she played Hurrem Sultan, a seductive former slave who becomes the powerful wife of 16th...