Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Wednesday with leaders of the protests that have roiled Istanbul for more than two weeks, officials said.
As widely expected, Turkey's ban on late-night alcohol sales sent mixed signals about its perceived link to the politics of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 19, 2013.
Iraq's Kurds are reported to have reached a secret deal with Turkey under which the Kurds' semiautonomous enclave will ship oil to Turkey for export.
The political process of transitioning from autocracy in Egypt has turned ugly. One can only hope a model of government evolves serving the best interests of the people.
UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 19, 2012.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak arrived in Turkey without incident Sunday despite calls for his arrest, observers said.
Pro-Kurdish leaders in Turkey called for delays on talks on the Kurdish initiative due to conflicts with the key anniversary for the republic.
University rectors were among dozens arrested Monday in a probe of an alleged anti-government plot, the Turkish newspaper Today's Zaman reported.
Despite strains during recent years, the United States is "not at war with Islam," President Barack Obama said Monday in Ankara, Turkey.