| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:50 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkish authorities detained 29 people overnight for “inciting riots” using social networking sites such as Twitter, local media reported on Wednesday.
The detentions came in the coastal city of Izmir, where police...
| Jan 27, 2013
ISTANBUL, Turkey — We slipped out of Istanbul at dusk, gliding across the Bosporus strait toward the Aegean Sea, Asia on the left bank, Europe on the right, four masts towering 204 feet overhead, polished teak floors underfoot, the notes of Buddy...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 11:30 AM
On an ocean cruise, every port is an invitation to adventure – a whirlwind romance with a new destination that just might turn out to be your favorite place on earth. But not all stops are created equal. Some cruise ports can make an amazing first...
| Jan 27, 2013
ISTANBUL, Turkey — As we sat on the Breeza, the open aft deck of the Azamara Quest, we watched the shadow line of the sunset climb the sheer, volcanic cliff above Skala, the tender landing area on the island of Santorini in the southern Aegean.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:43 AM
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's prime minister used less belligerent language Thursday but said he would go ahead with redevelopment plans that have sparked nationwide protests, in comments that could be decisive in determining whether demonstrations...
| Dec 9, 2012
If you have the money to travel, you'll want to spend it the way you want to spend it. That means making sure rip-off artists keep their mitts off your dough.
With this in mind, the members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist have compiled a...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 5:11 PM
NEW YORK -- A scripted feature about life in Laos and documentaries about U.S. war crimes and a town in the grip of a debilitating drug addiction were among the big winners at the Tribeca Film Festival's jury prizes Thursday night.
"The Rocket," the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:10 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan returned to Istanbul on Friday morning in a defiant mood, calling for an end to the anti-government protests that have rocked the nation during the last week.
In a speech from atop an open-...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 6:00 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- As night fell in the Turkish capital Sunday, thousands of protesters continued to march in protest against the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, beating drums and rattling the shutters pulled down tight on storefronts...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:57 AM
ISTANBUL, Turkey -- The first fatality was reported Monday in four days of protests and a police crackdown that have spread throughout Turkey, rocking the long-stable nation.
Mehmet Ayvalitas, a 20-year-old member of a computer hacking group, was hit by...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:52 PM
WASHINGTON -- U.S. officials have “serious concerns” about reports of excessive force by Turkish police against protesters, the White House said Monday, as a country lauded as a model for democracy in the Muslim world faces its most violent...