Violence in Turkey leaves at least 9 dead

ISTANBUL - Two female assailants opened fire at the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul on Monday and at least six Turkish security overnight bomb attack at a police station in Istanbul injured three policemen and seven civilians and...
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Turkey suspects Islamic State behind bomb that killed 31

ISTANBUL - Authorities suspected the Islamic State...blew herself up in a tourist district of Istanbul in January, killing a police officer and...and Ayse Wieting and Mohammed Rasool in Istanbul contributed to this report.
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A glance at the Taksim protesters in Istanbul

ISTANBUL - The central square and its leafy But the central focus remains Istanbul's small Gezi Park.Now, more than...park tidy.Yurekli said she's lived in Istanbul all her life. She hopes to go to university...
Father of dead boys: 'All I want is to be with my children'

...when the family left Kobani or what its movements were in Turkey. Abdullah Kurdi said the family had arrived in Bodrum from Istanbul 15 days ago.He said he planned to take his family's remains back to Kobani for burial."I want the whole world to see...
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Vandals attack selfie-taking prince Ottoman statue

ISTANBUL - A statue erected in a Turkish city of an Ottoman prince taking a selfie...Mehmet II, or Mehmet the Conqueror, who conquered Constantinople - now Istanbul - in 1453.The city says four statues linked to Amasya were recently erected...
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Kentucky Wildcats becoming the United Nations of college basketball

...most-remembered international recruits at Kentucky may be a pair of big men who never played.Turkish center Enes Kanter (Istanbul) was declared ineligible to play for Calipari by the NCAA in 2010-11 over issues with his amateur status. Kanter still...
Williams beats Kerber at start of WTA Champs

ISTANBUL - Top-ranked Serena Williams breezed past Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-1 to open her bid for a fourth ATP Championships title...
IS militants attack two cities in Syria

...the south. Kurdish fighters have been advancing since January, thanks to coalition airstrikes.___Associated Press writers Ayse Wieting and Raphael Satter in Istanbul and Albert Aji in Damascus, Syria, contributed to this report.
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Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen's branch in Yemen, viewed by Washington as the terror group's most dangerous affiliate.___Schemm reported from Istanbul, Turkey. Associated Press writers Nasser Karimi in Tehran, Iran, and Cara Anna at the United Nations contributed to this...
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Guarded optimism on Iran

...the West that kicked off last week in Istanbul have quieted the war drums - for now...level needed for an energy reactor. At Istanbul, there were signs - only signs - the next round of talks nears."Istanbul was the entry ticket," says Michael...


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