Turkey

Lockheed Martin and Turkey's Roketsan sign F-35 missile deal

ISTANBUL - Lockheed Martin and Turkish missile manufacturer Roketsan signed an agreement Wednesday to produce and sell Turkey's SOM-J air-launched cruise missile for the F-35 Lightning II combat jet, the companies said.

Power workers seized in southeast Turkey released 22 Oct 2014

DIYARBAKIR Turkey - Ten power company workers seized by suspected Kurdish militants on Wednesday in southeastern Turkey have been released, a security source said.

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament votes to send forces to Kobani 22 Oct 2014

ARBIL Iraq - Lawmakers in Iraq's Kurdistan region said on Wednesday they voted in favor of sending Kurdish forces to the besieged Syrian town of Kobani via Turkey.

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament votes to send forces to Kobani 22 Oct 2014

ARBIL Iraq - Lawmakers in Iraq's Kurdistan region said on Wednesday they voted in favour of sending Kurdish forces to the besieged Syrian town of Kobani via Turkey.

Suspected Kurdish rebels kidnap workers in southeastern Turkey 22 Oct 2014

DIYARBAKIR Turkey - Suspected Kurdish militants kidnapped 10 power company workers in southeastern Turkey on Wednesday as tensions remain high in the region following unrest that killed at least 35 people.

Turkish Airlines to restart Libya flights next week: envoy 22 Oct 2014

ANKARA - Turkey's special envoy to Libya said on Wednesday that Turkish Airlines would resume flights to the eastern Libyan city of Misrata next week, the first foreign carrier to fly to the country since fighting there worsened in July.

Turkish Airlines to restart Libya flights next week -envoy 22 Oct 2014

ANKARA, Oct 22 - Turkey's special envoy to Libya said on Wednesday that Turkish Airlines would resume flights to the eastern Libyan city of Misrata next week, the first foreign carrier to fly to the country since fighting there worsened in July.

Three Denver girls reportedly en route to Turkey detained, sent home 22 Oct 2014

WASHINGTON - Three teenage girls from Denver who had been missing since last week and were reported to be traveling to Turkey were picked up in Germany and sent back home, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.

Three Denver girls reportedly en route to Turkey detained, sent home 21 Oct 2014

WASHINGTON - Three teenage girls from Denver who had been missing since last week and were reported to be traveling to Turkey were picked up in Germany and sent back home, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Turkish c.bank to pay interest on lira reserves to support growth 21 Oct 2014

ISTANBUL, Oct 21 - Turkey's central bank said on Tuesday it will begin paying interest on financial institutions' lira required reserves from November in a bid to support growth and domestic savings.

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Attack on parliament, killing of soldier stun Canada's capital

OTTAWA - A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with shots fired near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking, and a soldier was killed at a nearby war memorial, stunning the Canadian capital. | Video