- Turkish PM on uncertain footing as elections loom Updated: Dec-09-13 6:41 am
- Dubai chosen to host 2020 world expo Updated: Nov-27-13 1:28 pm
- Egypt expels Turkish ambassador, scales back ties Updated: Nov-23-13 1:47 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - After dominating Turkish politics for a decade, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is entering election season on uncertain footing - without the support of key groups that had powered his previous electoral wins and facing divisions within his own party.
PARIS - Fireworks erupted in Dubai after the tiny Gulf emirate won the right to host the 2020 World Expo, becoming the first Middle Eastern city to organize the event in its more than 150-year history.
CAIRO - Egypt downgraded diplomatic relations Saturday with Turkey and expelled its ambassador from Cairo, a sharp escalation in tensions between the two countries that mounted after a military coup ousted the country's Islamist president this summer.