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  • Kerry fills in NATO allies on Putin meeting 
    Updated: May-13-15 10:34 am

    ANTALYA, Turkey - A day after lengthy talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was filling in allies during a gathering of NATO foreign ministers in the southern Turkish town of Antalya.

  • Turkey, Greece welcome relaunch of Cyprus unity talks 
    Updated: May-12-15 9:25 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - The foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey on Tuesday welcomed a decision by Cyprus' rival Greek and Turkish communities to relaunch stalled talks aimed at reunifying the island, calling it an opportunity that should not be squandered.

  • Turkish coup leader, former president, Evren dies at 97 
    Updated: May-10-15 12:41 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - Kenan Evren, the general who led Turkey's 1980 military coup that ended years of street-clashes between rival left- and right-wing militias and but also unleashed a wave of arrests, torture and extrajudicial killings died on Saturday. He was 97.

  • Former Turkish president, coup leader, Evren dies at 97 
    Updated: May-09-15 6:11 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - Kenan Evren, the Turkish general who led a 1980 coup that ended years of violence but whose rule unleashed a wave of arrests, torture and extrajudicial killings, died on Saturday. He was 97.

  • Turkey, Saudi in pact to help anti-Assad rebels 
    Updated: May-07-15 7:10 pm

    ISTANBUL - Casting aside U.S. concerns about aiding extremist groups, Turkey and Saudi Arabia have converged on an aggressive new strategy to bring down Syrian President Bashar Assad.

  • Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle story has photos
    Updated: Apr-25-15 10:05 am

    GALLIPOLI, Turkey - For the first time at age 95, Bill Grayden has come to Gallipoli, where his father stormed the beach and took a bullet through his lung during the ill-fated British-led World War I invasion.

  • Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-24-15 4:44 pm

    YEREVAN, Armenia - The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks, an event which still stirs bitter feelings as both sides argue over whether to call it genocide.

  • Erdogan: Turkey's ancestors never committed genocide 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 9:13 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - On the eve of the day marking the centenary of the Ottoman massacres of Armenians, Turkey's president said Thursday his nation's ancestors never committed genocide.