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  • ISTANBUL— The European Union and journalist associations expressed concern Thursday about a widening crackdown on media in Turkey, calling on Ankara to respect fundamental freedoms. As a candidate nation for EU membership, Turkey "needs to aspire to the highest possible democratic standard and practices, including on the freedom of the media," said EU...

  • BRIDGEPORT, Conn.— A Connecticut judge has asked lawyers for Remington Arms and families of some Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims to meet privately to resolve disagreements over whether some company documents sought by the families should be sealed from public view. The families of nine victims killed and a teacher who survived the 2012...

  • A potential President Donald Trump would be almost as painful for Asia as for his usual whipping boy, Mexico, Nomura has warned.

  • ANKARA, Turkey— Turkish Airlines says it has terminated the contracts of 211 employees, joining a government purge of people suspected of links to a U.S.-based cleric whom authorities accuse of orchestrating Turkey's failed coup. The national carrier said Monday the contracts were canceled due to "nonfulfillment of performance standards" and in line with...

  • Mohamed El-Erian

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown could be brought to heel by its economic dependence, Mohamed El-Erian says.

  • BAGHDAD— Iraqi officials: Suicide bomber rams his explosives-laden car into checkpoint north Baghdad, killing at least 11 people.

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by— until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail. Players hunting for fictional creatures on their smartphones are now visiting real-life memorial plaques, statues, mosaics and landmarks, ranging from a Civil War battlefield in...

  • Afghan Shiites mourn during a funeral ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan on July 24, 2016.

    Members of Afghanistan's Hazara minority began burying those killed in Saturday's suicide attack with many blaming politicians for security failures.

  • Europe Security

    It's difficult to gain intelligence about potential attacks when lone actors are behind them, Stratfor's Chief Security Officer Fred Burton explains.

  • Refugees and migrants walk towards a makeshift camp near the village of Idomeni, Greece, March 21, 2016.

    Fallout from a failed military coup in Greece may exacerbate Europe's festering migrant crisis, EU leaders say.

  • U.S. soldiers watch Afghan police recruits at a shooting range during a training session in Kabul October 17, 2010.

    ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul that killed at least 61 people and wounded more than 200.

  • SAO PAULO— Brazilian police have arrested another man suspected of belonging to a group that allegedly discussed carrying out attacks during the Olympics. The Federal Police Department says in a brief statement posted on its website that the man turned himself in Friday night in the central-western state of Mato Grosso. Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes...

  • اسطنبول- في أسلوب جديد لمواجهة من يشتبه في تخطيطهم للانقلاب الفاشل، أعلنت الحكومة التركية اليوم السبت عن إغلاق ما يزيد على 2250 مؤسسة اجتماعية وتعليمية وصحية تزعم أنها تمثل تهديدا...

  • PARIS, July 23- A deadly shooting in Munich was a "disgusting terrorist attack" aimed at stirring up fear in Germany after France was targeted last week, French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday. "The terrorist attack that struck Munich killing many people is a disgusting act that aims to foment fear in Germany after other European countries," Hollande...

  • WARRI, Nigeria— The force majeure— or freedom from contractual obligations because of extraordinary circumstances— declared by ExxonMobil on Nigeria's largest crude stream could last a month because of extensive damage to its 300,000 barrel-a-day Qua Iboe export terminal, workers of the U.S.-based oil giant told The Associated Press on Friday.

  • Turkish solders at Taksim square as people protest against the military coup in Istanbul on July 16, 2016.

    It is too early to buy Turkish assets, despite the rout, Renaissance Capital said on Friday. Instead, it advocated investors look at Russia.

  • NEW YORK— The administrator of the federal compensation fund for Sept. 11 victims is stepping down after five years. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Thursday that Sheila Birnbaum will leave her post as special master of the fund that disburses compensation awards to first responders, recovery workers and others affected by the Sept. 11, 2001 terror...

  • Two of the region's top carriers have warned that demand for flights is being weighed down by extremist attacks, shocks like Britain's vote to leave the European Union, Turkey's attempted military coup, strikes and severe weather. Germany's biggest carrier, Lufthansa, warned its profits would be lower than expected as "advance bookings, especially on...

  • ALEXANDROUPOLIS, Greece— Greek court sentences 8 Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece during attempted coup to 2 months in prison.

  • People gather in front of Parliament House to listen to official speeches during a rally in reaction to the attempted military coup on July 16, 2016 in Ankara, Turkey.

    Turkey's deputy prime minister has been on an investor charm offensive following last Friday's failed coup — but will it work?