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Turkish police search villa outside Istanbul in Khashoggi investigation

Nov 26 2018

YALOVA, Turkey Turkish police searched a remote villa in a coastal area southeast of Istanbul on Monday as part of the investigation into the killing last month of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, officials said. | Video

Pompeo meets Saudi king over Khashoggi case, Turks to search consul's residence

Oct 16 2018

RIYADH/ISTANBUL U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Tuesday to discuss the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Turkish police prepared to search the Saudi consul's residence in Istanbul in a widening probe. | Video

Turkey's last nomads roam Anatolia

Jul 12 2018

GULNAR, Turkey When summer comes to southern Turkey, the goats become restless and the Gobut family knows it is time to pack their tents and embark on the long trek north with their herd of 1,000 animals.

After decades of debate, Turkey starts building mosque in Istanbul square

Feb 21 2017

ISTANBUL Construction began on Friday of a mosque in Istanbul's central Taksim square, a controversial project championed by Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan but mired in years of court battles and public debate.

Turkey orders trial for newspaper staff, detains more pro-Kurd officials

Nov 05 2016

ANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkish authorities ordered on Saturday that the editor and senior staff of a leading opposition newspaper be arrested pending trial, as more pro-Kurdish officials were detained sparking protests against the widening state crackdown. | Video

Russia, U.S. seek to prolong Syria truce but aid blocked, violence spreads

Sep 17 2016

BEIRUT/CILVEGOZU, Turkey The United States and Russia said on Friday they wanted to extend the four-day-old ceasefire in Syria they have co-sponsored, although the agreement looked increasingly shaky, undermined by increasing violence and a failure to deliver aid.

Aid for Syria waits on Turkish border as warring sides bicker

Sep 14 2016

CILVEGOZU, Turkey/BEIRUT Two convoys of aid for the Syrian city of Aleppo were waiting in no-man's land on Wednesday after crossing the Turkish border, held up by security fears and disagreements between combatants on the third day of a ceasefire. | Video

Turkey's Erdogan blames child bomber for attack that killed 51

Aug 21 2016

GAZIANTEP, Turkey A suicide bomber aged between 12 and 14 carried out the attack on a wedding party in the Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday that killed at least 51 people, the president said. | Video

Car bomb targeting police kills 11, wounds 36 in Istanbul

Jun 07 2016

ISTANBUL A car bomb ripped through a police bus in central Istanbul during the morning rush hour on Tuesday, killing 11 people and wounding 36 near the main tourist district, a major university and the mayor's office. | Video

Elf Tote bei Anschlag auf Polizeibusse in Istanbul

Jun 07 2016

Istanbul Bei einem Bombenanschlag auf mehrere Polizeibusse sind am Dienstag in der türkischen Metropole Istanbul elf Menschen ums Leben gekommen.

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'Pingdemic' grips Britain as fears of food shortages grow

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's supermarkets, wholesalers and hauliers were struggling on Thursday to ensure stable food and fuel supplies after an official health app told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate after contact with someone with COVID-19.