Tag: Turkey

Turkey: Woman drops kids from window to save them from fire

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ISTANBUL — A woman rescued her four children from a burning building in Istanbul by throwing them out of a window, and all of...

Florida man indicted, accused of trying to join terror group

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A former Florida resident accused of traveling to Turkey and attempting to join the Islamic State group was indicted Tuesday on...

Turkish sailors abducted by pirates return home from Nigeria

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ANKARA, Turkey — Fifteen Turkish sailors who were kidnapped by pirates off west Africa last month returned to Turkey on Sunday. ...

Turkish man strikes up 37-year friendship with swan

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EDIRNE, Turkey — An unusual friendship between a Turkish man and a swan he rescued has endured for decades. ...

Greece says Turkey’s 2-state model for Cyprus a non-starter

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NICOSIA, Cyprus — Greece’s prime minister said on Monday that it’s unlikely “substantial” talks to reunify ethnically split Cyprus could resume if Turkey and...

Ex-presidential contender leaves Turkish opposition party

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ANKARA, Turkey — A politician who once ran as a presidential challenger to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan resigned Monday from Turkey’s main opposition...

Turkey says 2-state solution only option for divided Cyprus

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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday ruled out discussing a federal system to reunify Cyprus, insisting that a two-state accord...

3 Turkish soldiers killed in clashes in northern Iraq

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ANKARA, Turkey — Three Turkish soldiers were killed in a new Turkish military offensive against a Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, Turkey’s Defense Ministry...

Turkey: 9 detained over student protests against new rector

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ISTANBUL — Turkish police on Thursday detained nine people who had gathered outside an Istanbul courthouse to show solidarity with others detained for graffiti...