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Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of 'provocative' attacks

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BEIRUT/ISTANBUL - Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Saturday of targeting it at least four times in the past week, calling the attacks provocative and hostile. | Video

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Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of 'provocative' attacks 01 Aug 2015

BEIRUT/ISTANBUL - Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Saturday of targeting it at least four times in the past week, calling the attacks provocative and hostile.

Iraq's Barzani condemns Turkish bombing he says killed civilians 01 Aug 2015

BAGHDAD/ISTANBUL - The president of Iraq's Kurdistan region on Saturday condemned Turkey's bombardment of a village there which he said had killed civilians, and called for a return to the peace process.

Iraq's Barzani condemns Turkish bombing he says killed civilians 01 Aug 2015

BAGHDAD/ISTANBUL - The president of Iraq's Kurdistan region on Saturday condemned Turkey's bombardment of a village there which he said had killed civilians, and called for a return to the peace process.

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Iraq's Kurdistan laments caught in middle of Turkey-PKK fight 01 Aug 2015

WASHINGTON - Iraq's Kurdistan region is suffering the fallout as Turkey launches strikes against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) camps in northern Iraq, the region's top diplomat said on Friday, calling for both sides to return to a ceasefire.

New York man charged with supporting Islamic State denied bail 31 Jul 2015

NEW YORK - A U.S. magistrate judge rejected a bail request on Friday for a New York man arrested on charges of supporting Islamic State and travelling to Turkey to meet with members of the militant group, a court official said.

New York man charged with supporting Islamic State denied bail 31 Jul 2015

NEW YORK - A U.S. magistrate judge rejected a bail request on Friday for a New York man arrested on charges of supporting Islamic State and traveling to Turkey to meet with members of the militant group, a court official said.

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Early poll prospects grow as Turkish air strikes muddy coalition talks 31 Jul 2015

ANKARA - Turkey looks increasingly likely to face an early election as its air strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Islamic State in Syria stir nationalist sentiment and coalition talks make little apparent progress.

UPDATE 1-Early poll prospects grow as Turkish air strikes muddy coalition talks 31 Jul 2015

* Air strikes on PKK targets in northern Iraq continue (Adds fresh air strikes on PKK targets)

Wild turkey sparks hunt for angry bird at University of Michigan 31 Jul 2015

DETROIT - A wild turkey is ruffling feathers at the University of Michigan, chasing pedestrians and cyclists, sneaking into dorms and even causing traffic delays by lying down in the middle of streets.

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U.S. to defend Syrian rebels with airpower, including from Assad

WASHINGTON - The United States has decided to allow airstrikes to defend Syrian rebels trained by the U.S. military from any attackers, even if the enemies hail from forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, U.S. officials said on Sunday.