- Turkish troops target Kurdish fighters in northern Syria Updated: Jul-27-15 5:34 am
BEIRUT - Turkish troops have shelled a Syrian village near the border, targeting Kurdish fighters who have been battling the Islamic State group with the aid of U.S.-led airstrikes, Syria's main Kurdish militia and an activist group said Monday.
- UN expresses concern over LGBT rights in Turkey Updated: Jul-14-15 12:01 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - The U.N. has expressed concern over a spate of violent and discriminatory acts against Turkey's LGBT community and called on the country to combat homophobic acts and uphold gay rights.
- Uighurs protesters assault Thai Consulate in Istanbul Updated: Jul-09-15 4:46 am
ANKARA, Turkey - Protesters stormed the Thai Consulate in Istanbul early Thursday to denounce Thailand's decision to deport 109 ethnic Uighur migrants back to China, destroying furniture and hurling files and documents out into the yard, according to reports and video footage. Nine people were detained.
- Turkey's Erdogan dedicates new mosque to the people Updated: Jul-03-15 7:49 am
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday inaugurated a mosque on the grounds of his gigantic palace complex and opened it to the public in an apparent effort to stave off more criticism over his spending.