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Kanter’s NBA Dream Could Trigger Diplomatic Crisis

If the Portland Trail Blazers manage to battle back to defeat the mighty Golden State Warriors and reach the NBA Finals, there is a good chance that Enes Kanter will have had something to do with it.

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Turkey, Iran Agree to Boost Military Ties

Turkey and Iran have agreed to boost military cooperation after talks in Ankara this week between the Iranian armed forces chief of staff and Turkish leaders, President Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman said on Thursday.

ANKARA, TURKEY - AUGUST 16: President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with General Staff of the Armed Forces of Iran, Mohammad Bagheri (L) ahead of their meeting at Presidential Complex in Ankara, Turkey on August 16, 2017. (Photo by Kayhan Ozer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Turkey’s EU Dream is Over, For Now, Top Official Says

Turkey under President Tayyip Erdogan has turned its back on joining the European Union, at least for now, the bloc’s top official dealing with Ankara said, offering economic cooperation instead if both sides can restore friendly ties.

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Car Bomb Attack Kills Nine Soldiers in Southeast Turkey: Sources

Nine Turkish soldiers were killed and more than 20 people were wounded on Sunday when suspected Kurdish militants detonated a car bomb that ripped through a checkpoint near a police station in the country’s southeast, security sources said.

People carry an injured man from Midyat Police station after an explosion on June 8, 2016 in Midyat, southeast Turkey. Three people were killed and dozens injured in a car bombing on June 8, 2016 at a police station in southeast Turkey, a day before 11 people were killed in …

Turkey Launches New Attack Against Islamic State, Kurds in Syria

Turkey and its rebel allies opened a new line of attack in northern Syria on Saturday, as Turkish tanks rolled across the border and Syrian fighters swept in from the west to take villages held by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS).

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WATCH: Boy Suicide Bomber Stripped of Explosive Belt in Iraq

Frightening footage has emerged purporting to show Kurdish security forces removing an explosive belt from an alleged Islamic State teenage suicide bomber moments before it was about to be detonated in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Sunday.

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Turkish PM: No Compromise With U.S. Over Gulen Extradition

ISTANBUL – Turkey’s prime minister said on Saturday that Ankara could not compromise with the United States over its request for the extradition of Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen which it blames for orchestrating last month’s attempted coup.

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Turkish Authorities Dismiss Military Personnel, Shut Media Outlets

Turkey has dismissed nearly 1,700 military personnel and closed more than 130 media outlets, official sources said on Wednesday, amid a deepening crackdown that has stirred alarm among Ankara’s NATO allies following this month’s failed coup.

Riot police, left, force their way through a gate to enter the headquarters of opposition television stations and newspapers in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2017. Police in Istanbul have carried out a dawn raid, using tear gas to enter the headquarters of a media company linked to a government …

Turkish Consulate Tells Turks to Report Insults to Erdogan

The Turkish consulate in the Netherlands is telling Turks to report any insults they hear about the Turkish President. The Turkish government is currently embroiled in a debate about free speech in Germany. German comedian Jan Böhmermann mocked Turkish president

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Turkey Sees Islamic State Hand In Bombing, Vows Election Will Go On

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey is targeting Islamic State in investigations of a double suicide bombing in Ankara that killed up to 128 people, officials said on Sunday, while opponents of President Tayyip Erdogan blamed him for the worst such attack in

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