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  • Turkish premier lashes out at protesters, calls them vandals

    Turkish premier lashes out at protesters, calls them vandals
    ANKARA, Turkey — In a series of increasingly belligerent speeches to cheering supporters Sunday, Turkey's prime minister launched a verbal attack on the tens of thousands of anti-government protesters who flooded the streets for a 10th day, accusing...
  • Protests continue in Turkey, challenging Erdogan government

    Protests continue in Turkey, challenging Erdogan government
    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...
  • Protester reported killed in Turkey amid days of unrest

    Protester reported killed in Turkey amid days of unrest
    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...
  • U.S. concerned about reports of excessive force in Turkey

    U.S. concerned about reports of excessive force in Turkey
    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...
  • Dozens arrested in Turkey for 'inciting riots' using social media

    Dozens arrested in Turkey for 'inciting riots' using social media
    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...
  • Tribeca 2013: 'The Rocket,' 'Kill Team' among fest's top winners

    Tribeca 2013: 'The Rocket,' 'Kill Team' among fest's top winners
    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...
  • Woman arrested in theft of Axl Rose's jewelry in Paris

     
    Police have recovered $200,000 worth of jewelry stolen from Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose after a concert in Paris....
  • Iranian official suggests 'saboteurs' in U.N. nuclear agency

     
    The Iranian nuclear agency chief said explosive blasts cut off power to an underground nuclear facility in August, publicly making suggesations of sabotage before the country headed into a meeting with world powers over its disputed nuclear program....
  • World powers to meet with Iran on gridlocked nuclear talks

     
    The six world powers that have been trying to negotiate with Iran over its disputed nuclear program are having a face to face meeting Tuesday with Tehran’s chief nuclear negotiator – but not because there’s been any progress toward a...
  • Annan returns to Syria to continue peace talks

     
    United Nations special envoy Kofi Annan arrived in Damascus on Sunday for his latest round of talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad. The former U.N chief’s arrival in the Syrian capital came after Annan acknowledged to a French newspaper that his...
  • Syria: Assad on 'last legs,' says new exile opposition chief

     
    BEIRUT — The best-known Syrian exile opposition group, the Syrian National Council, named a Kurdish exile Sunday as its new chief in the latest bid to help unify the fractious opposition fighting to oust President Bashar Assad. The new leader,...