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  • Russia suspends visa-free travel with Turkey story has photos
    Updated: Nov-27-15 3:05 pm

    MOSCOW - Russia announced Friday that it will suspend visa-free travel with Turkey amid the escalating spat over the downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet at the Syrian border.

  • EU turns to Turkey to help manage its migration woes story has photos
    Updated: Nov-27-15 10:38 am

    BRUSSELS - Five years ago, Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi warned that millions of Africans wanted to come to the European Union and offered to make the continent's immigration problem disappear in exchange for billions of euros.

  • The Latest: Russia supports closing of Turkish=Syria border story has photos
    Updated: Nov-27-15 10:20 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.

  • Russia, France agree to tighten cooperation against IS story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-27-15 12:58 am

    MOSCOW - The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group, although they remained at odds over their approach toward Syrian President Bashar Assad.

  • Turkey-Russia spat over downed Russian warplane escalates 
    Updated: Nov-26-15 4:15 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - A tug-of-war over a Russian warplane downed by a Turkish fighter jet at the border with Syria escalated Thursday, with Moscow drafting a slew of economic sanctions against Turkey and the Turkish president defiantly declaring that his military will shoot down any new intruder.

  • Chinese gloat over Obama's turkey named Abe - not Ah-bay story has photos
    Updated: Nov-26-15 7:03 am

    BEIJING - President Barack Obama's pardoning of a turkey named "Abe" this Thanksgiving has led some Chinese to gloat at the Japanese prime minister's expense.

  • Turkey shoots down Russian jet it says violated its airspace story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-24-15 5:41 pm

    MOSCOW - Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on Tuesday that it said ignored repeated warnings and crossed into its airspace from Syria, killing at least one of the two pilots in a long-feared escalation in tensions between Russia and NATO. Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced what he called a "stab in the back" and warned of "significant consequences."

  • Turkey asks 'what happened to us' over fans' disrespect 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 6:39 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - On a night of European soccer matches between national teams, the scenes in London and Istanbul were a study in contrast. The British and French fans at London's Wembley Stadium sang the French national anthem in solidarity over the Paris attacks, while in Istanbul hundreds of Turkish fans booed the Greek national anthem and disrupted a moment of silence for those killed in Paris.

  • Who were the Paris attackers? Many crossed officials' radar story has photos
    Updated: Nov-21-15 10:46 am

    PARIS - French police and prosecutors, friends and families, and journalists have unveiled details about the men accused of carrying out the attacks in Paris. Altogether, authorities say that three teams participated in the bloody assault. At least one suspected participant remains at large.

  • France IDs top Paris attacks figure, seeks unity to bomb IS 
    Updated: Nov-16-15 10:29 pm

    PARIS - France identified a 27-year-old Belgian who once boasted about killing "infidels" and fought for the Islamic State group in Syria as the mastermind of the Paris attacks, and President Francois Hollande vowed Monday to forge a united coalition capable of defeating the jihadists at home and abroad.

  • Paris attacks reaction: Nordic governments condemn attacks 
    Updated: Nov-14-15 5:50 am

    PARIS - World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their comments:

  • Erdogan hosting world leaders for G-20 after election boost 
    Updated: Nov-13-15 11:50 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - As leaders from the world's 20 biggest economies gather for a summit in Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be taking a victory lap.

  • Rights group: 400,000 Syrian kids in Turkey not in school 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 3:59 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - More than 400,000 Syrian refugee children in Turkey are not able to attend school despite a Turkish government move that allowed them access to the Turkish schooling system, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Monday.

  • Analysis: Erdogan buoyed by election, faces challenges 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 2:45 pm

    ISTANBUL - The surprising margin of victory for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party in parliamentary elections marks a remarkable turnaround and puts him firmly in control of Turkish politics.

  • In divided Turkey, election unlikely to resolve uncertainty story has photos
    Updated: Oct-29-15 10:01 am

    ISTANBUL - As extremist violence and political uncertainty cast a shadow over Turkey, voters are looking for Sunday's parliamentary election to usher in stability. But in a deeply polarized country, the most likely result is more confusion.