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Turkey puts 200 suspected military coup plotters on trial amid heavy security

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ANKARA Turkey put on trial 200 suspects on Monday including senior military officers accused of plotting and orchestrating last year's failed coup, in a court case where prosecutors are calling for life sentences. | Video

Turkey says summons U.S. envoy over Washington street brawl

ANKARA Turkey summoned the U.S ambassador to Ankara on Monday to protest the treatment of Turkish security officials in the United States during a visit by President Tayyip Erdogan last week, the foreign ministry said.

World, Politics, Election 2016, 12:04pm EDT

Turkish NBA star calls Erdogan 'Hitler of our century'

NEW YORK Enes Kanter, the NBA star whose home country, Turkey, revoked his passport over the weekend, lashed out at President Tayyip Erdogan at a news conference on Monday, calling him "the Hitler of our century" and describing himself as the victim of political retaliation.

Sports, World, 11:29am EDT

Turkey puts 200 suspected military coup plotters on trial amid heavy security

ANKARA Turkey put on trial 200 suspects on Monday including senior military officers accused of plotting and orchestrating last year's failed coup, in a court case where prosecutors are calling for life sentences. | Video

World, 8:02am EDT

Turkey's Erdogan vows fight against enemies as returns to lead party

ANKARA President Tayyip Erdogan pledged to fight Turkey's enemies at home and abroad on Sunday as he was elected leader of the ruling AK Party, a move enabling him to reassert his grip on the party and its legislative work. | Video

World, May 21 2017

Germany's Social Democrats target Merkel in Turkey airbase row

BERLIN Germany's Social Democrats raised pressure on conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday, saying if she could not resolve a row with Turkey over access to the Incirlik air base, German troops should move.

World, Germany, May 21 2017

Turkey's pro-Kurd party elects new co-leader to replace jailed predecessor

ANKARA Turkey's pro-Kurdish party elected a new co-leader on Saturday to replace Figen Yuksekdag, who has been in jail on terrorism charges since November and was stripped of her parliamentary status three months ago.

World, May 20 2017

Amid torture allegations, Afghan vice president departs for Turkey

KABUL Afghanistan's embattled vice president, Abdul Rashid Dostum, left Kabul for Turkey on Friday night, according to Afghan officials, amid unresolved accusations that he ordered his men to abduct, beat, and rape a political rival last year.

World, Afghanistan, May 19 2017

Turkey ready to retaliate against any threats, Erdogan warns

ISTANBUL Turkey is ready to retaliate if it faces a threat from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and will not shirk from launching a military campaign if need be, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.

World, May 18 2017

Turkey ready to wage more campaigns like Euphrates Shield, Erdogan says

ISTANBUL Turkey will not hesitate to carry out further operations like its Euphrates Shield campaign in northern Syria, or retaliate if it faces a threat from the YPG militia, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.

World, Syria May 18 2017
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Trump says concerns about Iran driving Israel, Arab states closer

JERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that shared concern about Iran was driving Israel and many Arab states closer and demanded that Tehran immediately cease military and financial backing of "terrorists and militias". | Video