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L'AQUILA, Italy - A powerful earthquake in mountainous central Italy knocked down whole blocks of buildings early Monday as residents slept, killing more than 70 people in the country's deadliest quake in nearly three decades. Tens of thousands were...
Tags: Italy, Disasters, Death, Barack Obama, Hospitals and Clinics
L'AQUILA, Italy - A powerful earthquake in mountainous central Italy knocked down whole blocks of buildings early Monday as residents slept, killing more than 100 people in the country's deadliest quake in nearly three decades. Tens of thousands were...
President Barack Obama today refrained from branding the massacre of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians in Turkey a "genocide," breaking a campaign promise while contending his views about the 20th century slaughter had not changed. The phrasing of...
Tags: Genocide, Death, Arts and Culture, History, Turkey
Recently The Times published two very interesting articles, one by Soner Cagaptay, citing solid references, discussing the ruling Islamist party's impact on Turkey, and another by a member of that party, Egemen Bagis. In his piece, "My party is good...
The soccer was disappointing: A scrappy game on a rough pitch whipped by turbulent winds that sent many a pass askew. But the Armenia-Turkey World Cup qualifier in Yerevan, Armenia's capital, on Sept. 6 was an almost unbelievable event. The 2-0 victory...
Tags: Genocide, Death, Diplomacy, Politics, European Union
Special to The TimesThe Turkish government cautioned Thursday that it alone would decide whether to launch a major assault into northern Iraq to crush Kurdish rebels, striking a defiant note as a high-ranking Iraqi delegation arrived in Ankara and U.S. ambassador to Iraq...
Tags: Death, Istanbul (Turkey), Diplomacy, Politics, Iraq
AYAAN HIRSI ALI, a former Dutch legislator and women's activist who now lives in the U.S., recently published her memoir, "Infidel."SECULAR AND LIBERAL Turks have had a rude awakening from years of deep slumber. Kemal Ataturk's heritage is about to be destroyed — not by an invading power but from within, by fellow Turks who yearn for an Islamic state. Ever since Ataturk, Turkey...
Special to The TimesKurdish separatists said Monday that they would stop their cross-border attacks on Turkish forces if the Ankara government dropped its threats to launch an offensive on their remote mountain enclaves in Iraqi Kurdistan. Turkey, stung by a weekend raid by...
Tags: Istanbul (Turkey), Iraq, Democratic Party, Politics, Turkey
The Swampby Christi Parsons and Laura King ISTANBUL --Following up on his call a day earlier for Turkey to respect the rights of religious minorities, President Barack Obama this morning met with religious leaders including the country's chief rabbi, its Armenian....
The Swampby Christi Parsons and updated with statement at 1:40 pm EDT President Barack Obama will not use the word "genocide" today when he issues a statement remembering the slaughter of more than a million Armenians during the last days of......
Tags: Genocide, Human Rights, Politics, History, Arts and Culture
The U.S. has declared that major combat is over in Iraq, four weeks after hostilities started. Tribune correspondents provided this look at how newspapers around the world have been following the war and its aftermath: AUSTRALIA: Ambivalence Sydney...
Associated PressWASHINGTON - The Bush administration and its closest ally, Britain, are planning to present a new resolution to the United Nations Security Council on Monday in a bid for support to use force to disarm Iraq. Finishing touches were being put on the...
Tags: Trips and Vacations, Iraq, Politics, Turkey, Romania
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