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Exiled Turkish journalist attacked outside home in Germany

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ANKARA, Turkey — A Turkish journalist, who is critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government and has been living in exile in Germany, was...

US hosts high-level Saudi visit after Khashoggi killing

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WASHINGTON — Top Biden administration officials on Tuesday hosted a brother to Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, in the highest-level such...

Turkey: pro-Kurdish politician released from prison

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ANKARA, Turkey — A prominent Turkish opposition legislator was released from prison on Tuesday, days after the country’s top court ruled his rights to...

Fugitive extradited to Turkey to face Ponzi scheme charges

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ISTANBUL — A Turkish national on the run after allegedly embezzling money from thousands of people in a Ponzi scheme has been extradited to...

US vacates key Afghan base; pullout target now ‘late August’

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WASHINGTON — Nearly 20 years after invading Afghanistan to oust the Taliban and hunt down al-Qaida, the U.S. military has vacated its biggest airfield...

Turkey rejects US report claiming link to child soldiers

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ISTANBUL — Turkey’s foreign ministry has slammed a U.S. report on human trafficking that criticized Ankara for providing “operational, equipment, and financial support” to...

EXPLAINER: When is the US war in Afghanistan really over?

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WASHINGTON — As the last U.S. combat troops prepare to leave Afghanistan, the question arises: When is the war really over? ...

No decision yet in Turkey’s negotiations for Kabul Airport

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ISTANBUL — Turkey’s defense minister said Friday that negotiations over his country's proposal to operate and secure the key international airport in Afghanistan are...

Russia rejects renewing aid from Iraq to Syria’s northeast

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UNITED NATIONS — Russia’s U.N. ambassador on Wednesday called a proposal to reopen a border crossing from Iraq to Syria’s northeast for delivering humanitarian...

Turkey officially withdraws from treaty protecting women

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ISTANBUL — Turkey formally withdrew Thursday from a landmark international treaty protecting women from violence, though President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted it won’t be...