Blast rips downtown Ankara

ANKARA, Turkey, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- An explosion in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday killed at least three people and injured 15 others, Interior Minister Idris Naim Sahin said.

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Turks accused of trying to kill deputy PM

ANKARA, Turkey, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Eight Turkish soldiers have been arrested in connection with an alleged assassination plot against Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc, the army said.

Erdogan shakes up Cabinet

ANKARA, Turkey, May 1 (UPI) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan shuffled his Cabinet on Friday, appointing a top foreign policy adviser as his new foreign minister.
Court considers ban on Turkish AKP

Court considers ban on Turkish AKP

ANKARA, Turkey, March 17 (UPI) -- The Turkish Constitutional Court on Monday said it will consider a request to ban the ruling political party of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Anti-U.S. war movie hit in Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- A movie depicting Americans as the bad guys in Iraq has become a super hit in Turkey, a secular Muslim country and a NATO ally of the United States.

Turk leader for precise terror definition

BARCELONA, Spain, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Turkish Parliament Speaker Bulent Arinc said that the failure of nations to develop a common definition of terrorism hinders efforts to combat it. Arinc stated that Denmark permitting TV broadcasts of the PKK's Roj program have nothing to do with freedom
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