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?It?s Like the End of the World?

At the Turkish border with Syria, tales of the desperation unfolding on the other side, where some 900,000 people are fleeing a Syrian assault.


A Hint of Freedom for a Turkish Activist. Then Back to Jail.

Many were pleasantly surprised when a court cleared a prominent philanthropist and eight others of charges that they tried to overthrow Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He was immediately arrested again.


He Observed a Protest. Now He Faces a Possible Life Sentence.

A child development specialist is accused of trying to overthrow the government. He says his arrest was an accident.


Syrian Attacks Draw Turkey Deeper Into Syrian War

Turkey is sending reinforcements into northwest Syria and pressing for a Turkish-controlled zone there.


Fighting Escalates in Syria as Shelling Kills Five Turkish Soldiers

Turkey said it retaliated Monday after ?intense? shelling by Syrian forces killed five of its soldiers and wounded five others in Syria?s northern Idlib province, the country?s last rebel stronghold.


The Offbeat New York Jeweler Trying Something Entirely New

Inspired by a serendipitous vintage find, the Foundrae designer Beth Bugdaycay is getting into glassware.


Plane Skids and Breaks Apart at Istanbul Airport

A Pegasus Airlines plane skidded off the runway at Istanbul?s Sabiha Gokcen Airport on Wednesday and broke into pieces, injuring at least 52 people, the authorities said.


Plane Skids Off Runway in Istanbul, Breaking Apart and Killing 3

A Pegasus Airlines passenger plane broke into three pieces, injuring dozens, and video broadcast by the Turkish news media showed people clambering out onto a wing.


Avalanche in Turkey Kills Dozens of Rescuers Responding to Earlier Slide

Soldiers, village guards, firefighters and civilians were among those looking for survivors of one avalanche when they were buried by a second.


The Murder of a Ballerina

Violence against women in Turkey has increased in the past decade.