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...
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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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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Suicide bombings kill 95 people at peace rally

...Later Saturday, thousands gathered near Istanbul's main square denouncing the the past three days in Ankara and Istanbul.Authorities had been on alert after...surpassed twin al-Qaida-linked attacks in Istanbul in 2003 that killed some 60 people...
Nation and World
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...
Nation and World
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...
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...
US ties France 1-1 in Under-20 World Cup

ISTANBUL - The United States improved its chances of reaching the knockout stage of the Under-20 World Cup, tying France 1-1 Monday...
Turkey's rising role: Diplomacy

Americans who explore the wonders of Istanbul rarely visit Turkey's capital, deep in the plains of Anatolia. It is a city of nondescript high-rises, government offices...


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