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  • Masked men kidnap 18 Turkish workers in Iraqi capital story has photos
    Updated: Sep-02-15 3:50 pm

    BAGHDAD - Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish citizens in Baghdad early Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away in a brazen operation that laid bare serious security gaps in the heavily defended city.

  • Police search premises of Turkish opposition business group 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 12:13 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - Police on Tuesday searched the premises of a business and media group close to a U.S.-based moderate Islamic cleric whom the government accuses of trying to destabilize it and detained six company officials, state media reported.

  • AP National News Calendar 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 4:47 pm

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of August 30 - September 5. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.

  • Turkey detains PKK, IS suspects 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 5:49 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - Officials and reports say police in Turkey have detained a would-be Kurdish rebel suicide bomber and rounded up 12 suspected Islamic State militants as it presses ahead with a crackdown on terror groups.

  • Day of violence in Turkey leaves at least 9 dead story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-10-15 3:49 pm

    ISTANBUL - Two female assailants opened fire at the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul on Monday and at least six Turkish security forces were killed elsewhere in a day of heavy violence in Turkey, where a government crackdown has targeted Islamic State militants, Kurdish rebels and far-left extremists.

  • Turkey rejects Arab League criticism of airstrikes in Iraq 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 11:46 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey says it "rejects and condemns" a statement by the head of the Arab League who criticized the country for conducting air strikes against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq.