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  • Chad to withdraw peacekeeping troops from Central African Republic

    Chad to withdraw peacekeeping troops from Central African Republic
    Chad's Foreign Ministry said Thursday that it would withdraw its 850 peacekeeping troops from the African Union mission in the neighboring Central African Republic.
  • Turkey elections: Prime Minister Erdogan's AKP leads handily

    Turkey elections: Prime Minister Erdogan's AKP leads handily
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party appeared headed toward a sizable victory in the country's municipal elections Sunday, despite a corruption scandal that continues to swirl around Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

    Turks vote in local elections, a key test for embattled ruling party

    Turks vote in local elections, a key test for embattled ruling party
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turks went to the polls Sunday in municipal elections seen as a key test for the embattled ruling party as a corruption scandal swirls around Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his inner circle. The vote was widely viewed...

    Turkish court suspends government ban on Twitter use

    Turkish court suspends government ban on Twitter use
    ISTANBUL, Turkey -- A Turkish court on Wednesday suspended a controversial ban on Twitter following an appeal even as the site’s lawyers pursue separate legal action against the government's shutdown order, local media reports. Senior members of...

    'Reconciliation' takes hold in embattled Syria town

    'Reconciliation' takes hold in embattled Syria town
    TAL KHALAKH, Syria — For more than a year, Ghassan Eid didn't speak to his son, Khaled, who abandoned his job as a policeman and joined the armed rebels. "I was ashamed," recalled the father, a shop owner in Tal Khalakh, long renowned as a...