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US, Germany to pull patriot missiles from Turkey

The United States is withdrawing its Patriot missile system deployed near Turkey's border with Syria when its mandate expires in October.
August 16, 2015

Turkey rescues 330 Greece-bound Syrians amid record surge of refugees

The Turkish coastguard on Tuesday rescued 330 Syrians adrift in the Aegean Sea after failing to reach Greece, as the number of migrants attempting the treacherous passage to Europe surges.
Reuters: August 11, 2015

Attackers fire on US consulate in Istanbul

Two attackers shot at the U.S. consulate in Istanbul on Monday, but managed to escape the scene after police returned fire.
August 10, 2015

Turkey blames PKK rebels for bombing

Turkish security sources said Kurdish rebels blew up a military vehicle Tuesday in southeastern Turkey, killing two soldiers and a guard.
August 4, 2015

Erdogan signals possible Turkey snap election

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has signaled the possibility of an early parliamentary election. His comments come as talks about forming a coalition government drag on in Ankara.
July 31, 2015

NATO chief backs Turkey's 'anti-terror' campaign in Syria, Iraq

NATO held an unusual emergency meeting Tuesday to support Turkey, whose President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his forces are pressing their campaign against Islamic State militants and Kurdish rebels in Syria and Iraq.
July 28, 2015

Turkey Requests NATO Meeting

The U.S. is backing Turkey's two-pronged air offensive and artillery strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Kurdish rebel targets in Iraq.
July 27, 2015

Europe’s twin crises collide in Greece as migrant numbers soar

The Turkish coastline is clearly visible from the beaches of Lesbos island in Greece. And it is from those shores that the migrant boats arrive day and night, with their human cargo packed tightly on board.
July 26, 2015

US, Turkey working to overcome strains

Disagreements over Syria policies have strained relations between allies Turkey and the United States.
July 21, 2015

Blast near Turkey's border with Syria kills 28

A suicide bombing in Turkey's southeastern city of Suruc has killed at least 28 people and left nearly 100 others injured.
July 20, 2015