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Turkey's Halkbank bonds fall as much as 0.7 cent after dep CEO arrest

LONDON (Reuters) – Dollar bonds from Turkey's Halkbank fell as much as 0.7 cent across the curve on Wednesday, extending losses after the company's deputy chief executive was charged in…

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Turkey closing in on nightclub gunman, official says

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police are closing in on the gunman who killed 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub, a senior government official said Thursday, insisting the suspect's possible whereabouts…

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Turkey's tourism takes big hit after extremist attacks

ISTANBUL (AP) — The once bustling Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is astonishingly quiet. The shops & restaurants in the city's trendy Istiklal Street are all yet empty of foreign customers…

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The Latest: Turkish bar urges prosecution of attack backers

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the Istanbul nightclub attack (all times local): 5:00 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says a criminal complaint has been filed against people who used…

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Turkey forcibly returning Syrians to war zone: Amnesty

ISTANBUL (AP) — Amnesty International says Turkey has forcibly returned hundreds of Syrian refugees to their homeland since mid-January. It said this practice exposes "fatal flaws" in an agreement between…

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Noisy US welcome as Erdogan defends hardline stance

Washington (AFP) – Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan faced noisy protests Thursday as he confronted critics in Washington, defending his media crackdown & accusing the West of turning a blind…

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The Latest: Obama meets anti-terror, homeland security team

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the March 22 attacks in Brussels at the airport & on the subway system (all times local): 1 a.m. The White House says there's…

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Refugees in freezing limbo on Greek-Macedonian border

By Lefteris Papadimas IDOMENI, Greece (Reuters) – Baby Zaynab lay swaddled in a multicolored blanket as her mother gently tried to rock her to sleep. She didn't obtain much sleep…

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From 'welcome' to 'enough' _ Europe's migrant view shifts

PARIS (AP) — Last fall, soccer fans celebrated refugee children at a legendary Munich stadium; today, European voters are boosting anti-immigrant political parties & governments are closing their gates to…

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The Latest: French minister hails Merkel's refugee stance

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the continuing issues of mass migration to Europe (all times local). 9:35 p.m. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says German chancellor Angela Merkel is…

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