Nov 19, 2011 13:41 EST
Libya is no paradigm for a similar intervention to stop the deadly crackdown in Syria, senior Canadian and NATO officials said Saturday.
Aug 16, 2010 06:48 EDT
Turkey: Ottoman Empire enjoys an image turnaround after years in the cultural wilderness. This month, a troupe of 100 musicians, dancers, acrobats and robed actors is performing an Ottoman-style spectacle near Topkapi Palace, once home to the sultans. An exhibition of Ottoman poetry is on display at Istanbul's international airport. Ottoman cuisine, a fusion of flavors from old imperial lands, is in vogue.
Mar 17, 2010 13:05 EDT
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's prime minister has threatened to expel thousands of illegal Armenian immigrants after U.S. and Swedish lawmakers passed votes branding World War One-era killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide.
Mar 04, 2010 19:51 EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A congressional panel voted on Thursday to label as "genocide" the World War One-era massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turkish forces, prompting Turkey to recall its ambassador from Washington.
Mar 04, 2010 10:09 EST
Turkey on Thursday pressured the United States to block a bill branding the massacres of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide so as to avoid damage to strategic ties between the two allies.
Nov 20, 2009 13:31 EST
ANKARA (Reuters) - Herman Van Rompuy's appointment as the first European Union president provoked fears in Turkey that he might hinder Ankara's hopes of joining the bloc, with some media declaring outright that he is anti-Turkish.
Mar 24, 2009 15:56 EDT
Danish PM emerges as top candidate to run NATO over Turkish objections. A Dane who infuriated Muslims by speaking out in favor of freedom of speech during an uproar over cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad and who sent troops to Iraq and Afghanistan is emerging as the frontrunner to be NATO's next secretary-general.