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Turkey says no turning back from offensive in Syria

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's defense minister said Friday there is no turning back from his country's decision to launch a ground assault on a...
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NEW YORK — A federal judge wants lawyers is a case involving a billion-dollar scheme to evade American sanctions against Iran to detail any...
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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's parliament has extended for a sixth time the state of emergency that was imposed in the wake of a 2016...
Migrants shift to old, risky route to Spain and Europe

MADRID — The smugglers took Rodriguez Tankeu's savings and disappeared, leaving the 25-year-old bewildered near Tripoli, the Libyan capital. The former car mechanic headed...
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BEIRUT — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): ...
Syria threatens to down Turkish jets over its Kurdish region

BEIRUT — Syria said on Thursday its air defense would shoot down any Turkish jets that carry out attacks within Syria, a stark warning...
Turkey to extend state of emergency amid freedom concerns

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey is set to extend a state of emergency for the sixth time since the failed 2016 coup attempt, worrying both...
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BEIRUT — Syria's dominant Kurdish party on Wednesday called on the U.N. Security Council to act quickly to ensure the safety of Kurdish-controlled territories...
Iran adds to criticism of US-trained Kurdish force in Syria

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran added its voice to criticism of a U.S. plan to form a new border security force in Syria, saying Tuesday...
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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish media reports say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican next month. ...

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