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1 hr ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
The lawyer whose disappearance left nearly 60 cases in the lurch and who is accused of forging documents was arrested Friday night when he landed at Kennedy International Airport in New York City from an inbound flight from Istanbul, Turkey.
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5 hrs ago | EKathimerini
Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios has repeated his objection to growing calls in Turkey to convert IstanbulA's ancient Hagia Sophia into a mosque.
9 hrs ago | Turkish Daily News
Sabanc Museum is joining the festivities to celebrate the 600 years of friendly ties between Turkey and its Ottoman antecedents and Poland, exhibiting an impressive display of artifacts collected through the centuries The year 1414 is considered the year in which the Ottomans and the Poles first made official contact, although it's possible that ... (more)
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Dr. Sherwin Nuland, a medical ethicist who opposed assisted suicide and wrote an award-winning book about death called "How We Die," has died at age 83. A round-up of some of our favourite recipes and food-related features this week including a recipe for classic mac and cheese, an ingredient spotlight on grapefruit, and an interview with ... (more)
The impact of the designation remained unclear. But it was likely to affect not just the way Saudi Arabia deals with Brotherhood members in its own country, but how it works with Brotherhood-affiliated organizations around the world.
A White House official said Erdogan’s version of the Feb. 19 conversation, which he’s now repeated twice, is “not accurate.” The statement came after Erdogan, in a television interview Thursday, said he’d gotten a sympathetic response from Obama to his complaint about a Turkish Islamic scholar living in self-imposed exile ... (more)
ANKARA: Iran would not drop price of gas exports to Turkey but could sell more natural gas to its energy-hungry neighbor if a new agreement was signed between the two countries, the Iranian Oil Ministry's website SHANA quoted a senior energy official as saying Friday.
An RCMP investigation spanning British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan has resulted in allegations that a former Mountie sexually assaulted eight boys in the late 1970s and early '80s.
A new liberalised transit permit regime between Bulgaria and Turkey should help businesses and develop the economy in both countries, officials and business owners say.
Crimea is an integral part of Ukraine, Turkish Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu said at a joint press conference with his Turkmen counterpart Rashid Meredov, Turkish TRT Haber TV channel reported on March 7. "Ukraine's territorial integrity is the most important issue for Turkey," Davutoglu said.
Already beset by a raft of corruption allegations, Turkey's prime minister now faces charges of insulting the minority Alevi community in the latest revelations to emerge from a widening phone-tapping scandal.
The face of jailed Kurdish rebel chief Abdullah Ocalan briefly beamed down from billboards in southeast Turkey until police tore down the posters, a mark of official unease over his enduring influence among Kurds as local elections loom.
The ruling may allow for his release [Reuters report] by the lower court and set a precedent for more than 200 others currently imprisoned for allegedly playing roles in the Ergenekon conspiracy against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan [official website, in Turkish].
Turkey's embattled prime minister has warned that his government could ban social media networks YouTube and Facebook after a raft of online leaks added momentum to a spiralling corruption scandal.
Five Turkish murder suspects on trial for torturing and killing three Christians in Malatya nearly seven years ago are expected to be set free on bail within the next few days, before the conclusion of their trial in southeast Turkey.
Soner Cagaptay is the Beyer Family fellow and director of the Turkish Research Program at The Washington Institute.
The United Nations envoy to Ukraine who was threatened by armed men in Crimea on Wednesday told CNN he hopes his experience "serves as a reminder to all how dangerous the situation has become."