Turkey

Eight detained as suspects in Turkey nightclub attack

ISTANBUL –– Turkish police have detained eight suspects in connection with an…

 

(Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Kitchen safety suggestions to follow this Thanksgiving

The San Francisco Fire Department has issued a number of important safety…

 

Mourners carry the coffin of Turkish geologist Cuma Dag, 39, during his funeral procession in Ankara, Turkey, on Sunday, who was killed by helicopter gunfire last Friday while protesting against the attempted coup against Turkey's government. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Crackdown following failed coup in Turkey raises concerns

ISTANBUL — Following a failed coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,…

 

Cher (pictured in 2015) drew fire for an insensitive cannonball-style bomb emoji she used in a tweet about an attack in Turkey. (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Scoop: Cher apologizes for tacky bomb tweet

It appears that senior citizen Cher needs an etiquette lesson in emojis.…

Cher (pictured in 2015) drew fire for an insensitive cannonball-style bomb emoji she used in a tweet about an attack in Turkey. (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Family members of victims cry outside the Forensic Medical Center in Istanbul on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Attackers kill 42 in scenes of chaos at Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL — Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 42 people…

Family members of victims cry outside the Forensic Medical Center in Istanbul on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
An entrance of the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul after explosions Tuesday. (DHA via AP)

Suspected IS attack kills dozens at Istanbul’s airport

ISTANBUL — Three suspected Islamic State group suicide bombers targeted the international…

An entrance of the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul after explosions Tuesday. (DHA via AP)
Demonstrators rally outside the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles on April 24 to commemorate the killings of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire more than a century ago. (Richard Vogel/AP)

The truth is not for sale

Imagine respectful publications providing credence to Jewish Holocaust denial or arguing that…

Demonstrators rally outside the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles on April 24 to commemorate the killings of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire more than a century ago. (Richard Vogel/AP)
A refugee stands near his tent in a camp where thousands of refugees are waiting to be allowed to cross the border into Macedonia in the northern Greek border station of Idomeni on Sunday. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

EU looks to refugee-laden Turkey to ease its migrant burden

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders will be looking to boost aid to…

A refugee stands near his tent in a camp where thousands of refugees are waiting to be allowed to cross the border into Macedonia in the northern Greek border station of Idomeni on Sunday. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Tents of refugees and migrants stand next to a refugee camp at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the northern Greek village of Idomeni on Monday. (AP Photo/Eldar Emric)

Turkey demands more money to help EU tackle migrant crisis

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders tussled with Turkey over how to control…

Tents of refugees and migrants stand next to a refugee camp at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the northern Greek village of Idomeni on Monday. (AP Photo/Eldar Emric)
Bejeweled gun accessories from Sultan Mahmud’s Ottoman Court are among the objects on view at the Asian Art Museum in “Pearls On a String: Artists, Patrons and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts.”

Diverse Islamic art spans centuries in ‘Pearls’

An extraordinary bejeweled antique gun, complete with a case of glittering accessories,…

Bejeweled gun accessories from Sultan Mahmud’s Ottoman Court are among the objects on view at the Asian Art Museum in “Pearls On a String: Artists, Patrons and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts.”
Family members attend funeral prayers for Turkish army officer Seckin Cil, who was killed in Sur, Diyarbakir Wednesday, in Ankara, Turkey. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

Turkey blames Kurdish militants for Ankara car bombing

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey on Thursday blamed Kurdish militants at home and…

Family members attend funeral prayers for Turkish army officer Seckin Cil, who was killed in Sur, Diyarbakir Wednesday, in Ankara, Turkey. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Firefighters work at a scene of fire from an explosion in Ankara on Wednesday. (IHA via AP)

Explosion in Ankara kills at least 28, wounds 61 others

ANKARA, Turkey — A car bomb went off in the Turkish capital…

Firefighters work at a scene of fire from an explosion in Ankara on Wednesday. (IHA via AP)
The fighting around Syria's largest city of Aleppo has brought government forces closer to the Turkish border than at any point in recent years, routing rebels from key areas and creating a humanitarian disaster as tens of thousands of people flee. (Alexander Kots/Komsomolskaya Pravda via AP)

Syrian troops capture village near northern city of Aleppo

BEIRUT — Syrian government forces on Saturday captured another village near Aleppo,…

The fighting around Syria's largest city of Aleppo has brought government forces closer to the Turkish border than at any point in recent years, routing rebels from key areas and creating a humanitarian disaster as tens of thousands of people flee. (Alexander Kots/Komsomolskaya Pravda via AP)
Gulcan Durdu talks to the Associated Press in Ayvacik, Turkey, about the lifeless bodies of 37 Syrian migrants who perished off shore. (AP Photo/APTN)

Witness to migrant disaster that killed 37 describes screams

AYVACIK, Turkey — A witness to the drowning of 37 people including…

Gulcan Durdu talks to the Associated Press in Ayvacik, Turkey, about the lifeless bodies of 37 Syrian migrants who perished off shore. (AP Photo/APTN)
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere left, listens to his Turkish counterpart Efkan Ala, right, during a joint news conference in Istanbul, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Istanbul suicide bomber registered as refugee before attack

ISTANBUL — The suicide attacker who detonated a bomb that killed 10…

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere left, listens to his Turkish counterpart Efkan Ala, right, during a joint news conference in Istanbul, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
People believed to be German tourists that were targeted at an explosion in the historic Sultanahmet district are escorted back to their hotel in Istanbul, Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Omer Kuscu)

Suicide bomber kills 10, wounds 15 in Istanbul tourist area

ISTANBUL — A suicide bomber detonated a bomb in the heart of…

People believed to be German tourists that were targeted at an explosion in the historic Sultanahmet district are escorted back to their hotel in Istanbul, Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Omer Kuscu)
From left, Tugba Sunguroglu, Doga Zeynep Doguslu, Elit Iscan, Ilayda Akdogan and Gunes Sensoy appear in “Mustang.” (Courtesy Cohen Media Group)

‘Mustang’ a stirring coming-of-age tale and escape thriller

Set in a Turkish village where an ill sea breeze blows, “Mustang”…

From left, Tugba Sunguroglu, Doga Zeynep Doguslu, Elit Iscan, Ilayda Akdogan and Gunes Sensoy appear in “Mustang.” (Courtesy Cohen Media Group)

Fremont man accused of trying to support terrorist group

A Fremont man is being accused by federal prosecutors of trying to…

In this picture posted on a social media account affiliated with the Islamic State group on June 14, 2015, IS militants stone a man accused of violating the extremists' ban on homosexuality after they threw him from a roof in the city of Homs, Syria.  (militant photo via AP)

For gays under IS rule, isolation and fear of a cruel death

REYHANLI, Turkey — Before a crowd of men on a street in…

In this picture posted on a social media account affiliated with the Islamic State group on June 14, 2015, IS militants stone a man accused of violating the extremists' ban on homosexuality after they threw him from a roof in the city of Homs, Syria.  (militant photo via AP)
Turkish and Russian military officers, rear, salute as a Turkish honour guard carry the coffin of Russian pilot Lt. Col. Oleg Peshkov into a Russian Air Force transport plane at Esenboga Airport in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (Turkish Military, via AP)

Turkey won’t apologize to Russia over warplane downing

BRUSSELS — Turkey won't apologize to Russia for shooting down a warplane…

Turkish and Russian military officers, rear, salute as a Turkish honour guard carry the coffin of Russian pilot Lt. Col. Oleg Peshkov into a Russian Air Force transport plane at Esenboga Airport in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (Turkish Military, via AP)