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Turkey Terror

Elif Shafak: The Situation In Turkey Today Is 'Very Scary'

The WorldPost | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 10.14.2015 | World

Elif Shafak is a Turkish novelist and essayist whose celebrated works include “The Bastard of Istanbul" and "The Architect's Apprentice." ...

What Orhan Pamuk's New Novel Tells Us About Turkey Today

Alev Scott | Posted 10.12.2015 | World
Alev Scott

ANKARA -- "A Strangeness in My Mind" is about what it means to be a poor, ordinary Turk, buffeted by the winds of modern politics and traditional mores. It is detailed, intimate, but it is also universal, dealing with emotions like shame, ambition, love and grief, and what it feels like to belong. This is not an intentionally political novel, but if there is a political message, this is it: Turkey needs to recognize its universals, not its differences. Saturday's bombing in Ankara showed us that, with devastating effect.

Deadly Car Bomb Targets Turkish Police Station

AP | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- A car bomb driven by a pair of suspected suicide attackers exploded outside a police station in central Turkey, killing one policema...

Blast Targeting Police Car In Southern Turkey Kills 1, Wounds 27

AP | Posted 03.20.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — An explosion apparently targeting a police car killed one civilian and wounded 27 people, including seven police officers, in a...

Former Military Chief Accused Of Leading Terror Group, Plotting Conspiracy

AP | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 03.07.2012 | World

ISTANBUL -- A former Turkish military chief suspected of leading an Internet campaign to stir revolt was jailed Friday in a sweeping investigation of ...

Explosion Rocks Turkish Capital

AP | By SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 11.20.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- A car bomb went off near a high school in the Turkish capital on Tuesday, killing three people in a nearby building and wounding 34 ...