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November 12th, 2014
05:59 PM ET

Turkish neo-nationalists assault U.S. Navy

Three U.S. Navy sailors were assaulted and had bags placed over their heads during a stop in Istanbul, Turkey. Full story

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Filed under: Barbara Starr • National security • Terror • Turkey • U.S. Navy
October 9th, 2014
06:56 PM ET

ISIS tightens up grip on key border town

As ISIS descends on Kobani near the Syria-Turkey border, Turkey says it won't go at it alone fighting ISIS on the ground.

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Filed under: ISIS • Jim Sciutto • National security • Syria • Turkey
October 9th, 2014
06:54 PM ET

Turkey: No action alone against ISIS

U.S. officials tell CNN Turkey's lack of action on the ground against ISIS is frustrating. Elise Labott reports.

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Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • ISIS • Turkey
October 7th, 2014
06:16 PM ET

Turkey: Border city may fall to ISIS

A city on the Turkey-Syria border may fall to ISIS, bus U.S. airstrikes continue to target ISIS' operating headquarters.

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Filed under: ISIS • Jim Sciutto • National security • Syria • Terror • Turkey
October 6th, 2014
06:52 PM ET

Biden regrets saying allies helped ISIS

Vice President Joe Biden is sorry for saying U.S. allies helped ISIS advance. Elise Labott has more. Full story

June 12th, 2013
12:24 PM ET

Protester: Park belongs to the people

One of the protesters in Istanbul's Gezi Park explains why she became involved and what Turkish leaders should do next.

RELATED STORY: Turkey's challenge: Find compromise before violence expands


Filed under: Turkey
June 12th, 2013
11:30 AM ET

Turkish police send tear gas into crowd

CNN's Nick Paton Walsh grabs a gas mask as Turkish police officers spray Istanbul's Taksim Square with tear gas.

RELATED STORY: Protest leaders bail out of talks with Turkish PM after clashes


Filed under: Nick Paton Walsh • Turkey
January 18th, 2012
08:51 AM ET

Perry defends verbal attacks on Turkey

Gov. Rick Perry tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer he is standing by comments that Turkey is run by Islamic terrorists.

RELATED STORY: Turkey responds angrily to Perry remarks


Filed under: 2012 election • Interviews • Rick Perry • Turkey • Wolf Blitzer
November 9th, 2011
05:22 PM ET

Earthquake rocks eastern Turkey

(CNN) – A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey Wednesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter was 16 kilometers (9 miles) south of the town of Van, the USGS said, and its depth was 4.8 kilometers (3 miles). The quake hit at 9:23 p.m. (2:23 p.m. ET), it said.

At least 18 buildings have collapsed in Van, including two hotels and one school, according to Turkish state broadcaster TRT.

FULL STORY


Filed under: Chad Myers • earthquake • Turkey