- The Latest: Problems reported in payment of Greek pensions Updated: Jun-30-15 9:27 am
ATHENS, Greece - The latest news on Greece's financial woes on a day a big repayment to the International Monetary Fund is due and the country's bailout program with European creditors ends (all times local):
- Election board confirms Turkish party's loss of majority Updated: Jun-18-15 10:20 am
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's election body has confirmed the ruling party's loss of its parliamentary majority after 13 years of single-party rule, setting the ball rolling for tortuous coalition-building talks.
- 2 killed in explosions at Kurdish rally in Turkey Updated: Jun-05-15 4:07 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - Two people died and more than 100 were injured after two explosions rocked a large Kurdish party election rally in southeast Turkey on Friday, the country's Agriculture Minister Mehdi Eker said.
- Parliamentary elections high stakes for Turkey - and Erdogan Updated: Jun-05-15 7:08 am
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey holds parliamentary elections Sunday in which there's little doubt about the overall outcome: victory for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party. Still, the elections may turn out to be the most important since Erdogan's Justice and Development Party swept to power in 2002. The reason is that make-up of the new Parliament promises to determine whether Erdogan can achieve his dream of giving himself sweeping new powers - or whether his official presidential role will remain circumscribed. Here is a look at the key factors.
- In Turkish parliamentary campaign, Erdogan is everywhere Updated: Jun-03-15 6:21 am
ANKARA, Turkey - As Turkey's president, Tayyip Recep Erdogan is supposed to be the invisible man in the upcoming general election, constitutionally bound to remain above the fray. Instead, it's been all about him.