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Dozens were killed in an IS suicide attack in Kabul, as Afghanistan prepares for legislative elections.

An IS suicide bomber targeted a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital.

Child killed as Kabul car bomb targets foreign forces Child killed as Kabul car bomb targets foreign forces

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Child killed as Kabul car bomb targets foreign forces

A suicide car bomb targeting a foreign forces convoy rocked eastern Kabul Friday, killing at least one civilian the interior ministry said.

US welcomes Afghan peace moves, continues pressure on Taliban

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US welcomes Afghan peace moves, continues pressure on Taliban

The United States welcomes Afghan plans for peace talks with the Taliban but will keep up pressure on the militants until they are concluded.

Turkey summons US diplomat over Kurdish militia group

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Turkey summons US diplomat over Kurdish militia group

Turkey claims both the YPG and the PYD are a branch of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is proscribed as a "terror" organisation by ...

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Arrested US consulate Turkish staffer meets lawyers

Metin Topuz, a Turkish citizen, is accused of links to the group led by Pennsylvania-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Ankara suspects of ordering last year's failed coup.

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Erdogan: US is 'sheltering a terrorist'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launches a fresh tirade against the US amid a dip in relations between Ankara and Washington.

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Turkey, US discuss visa crisis in phone talks

Turkey's top diplomat and his US counterpart on Wednesday discussed the reciprocal suspension of visa services in their first talks since one of ...

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Turkey to 'boycott US ambassador' in escalating diplomatic row

Turkey will boycott meetings with the US ambassador to Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, stepping up an escalating ...

Historic low: Turkey urges US to reverse visa halt

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Historic low: Turkey urges US to reverse visa halt

The dispute, described as the worst between the NATO allies in half a century, erupted when Turkey jailed a Turkish employee working at the ...

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US denies arming Syrian-Kurdish militia amid continued Turkey tensions

US Ambassador to Turkey John Bass has said that Washington is not arming Syrian-Kurdish militias viewed as a terrorist ...

Syrian state media: War propaganda, whitewashing and denial

Kareem Chehayeb

Syrian state media: War propaganda, whitewashing and denial

Comment: A new phase in Syrian state media's wildly distorted output attempts to depict life in regime-controlled areas of the country as ...

Turkey lashes out at US envoy over ousted mayors

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Turkey lashes out at US envoy over ousted mayors

Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu has slammed US ambassador John Bass over comments on the ousting of 28 mayors with ...

Anti-Americanism surges in Turkey following failed coup

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Anti-Americanism surges in Turkey following failed coup

With Turkish people of all political stripes seeing an American hand in the 15 July putsch, anti-US sentiment has reached levels rarely seen ...

Ambassador denies US aided Turkey's coup plotters

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Ambassador denies US aided Turkey's coup plotters

US ambassador to Turkey John Bass said his country played no role in July's coup attempt against the government in Ankara.

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Turkey summons US ambassador over support for Syrian Kurds

Turkey summoned the US ambassador on Tuesday after the US State Department spokesman said Washington does not consider Syrian Kurdish forces to be terrorists unlike Ankara.

Bassem Dabbagh

Turkey marks Gallipoli anniversary on Armenian genocide remembrance day

Analysis: Ankara moved its traditional Anzac Day commemorations forward in order to clash with the centenary of the mass slaughter carried out ...

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Turkey and US sign deal to train Syria rebels

US military plans to train 15,000 Syrian fighters over a three-year period to battle the Islamic State group in Syria.

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