Federal prosecutors have charged six Muslim men living in the United States with plotting to sneak into Fort Dix in New Jersey and kill as many military personnel as possible. The NewsHour speaks with the U.S. attorney working on the…
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After years of tensions, Turkey is considering military action in northern Iraq to root out Kurdish extremists, as the country's frustration with the inaction of U.S. forces and the Baghdad government grows.
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Amid large-scale protests, Turkey's highest court Tuesday annulled the parliamentary vote held last week to elect the ruling party's controversial presidential candidate.
Religion has played an important role in politics throughout Europe, from France to Turkey, over the past decades. Ray Suarez details his recent travels to Europe, where he was discussing the role of religion in public life.
While numerous plans were proposed over recent months to break the violence gripping Iraq's capital, the fact that most of the fighting is occurring in Arab regions has elevated Arab issues, making Kurds in the North feel increasingly marginalized.
Defense secretary nominee Robert Gates told the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday that the United States was not winning the war in Iraq. The NewsHour reports on the unfolding confirmation process for Donald Rumsfeld's replacement.
For centuries Turkey has been known as a bridge between the East and West due to its strategic location. Now the predominantly Muslim nation must find a balance between its 80 years of separation between religion and state and new…
Pope Benedict XVI visited the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, becoming the second pope to enter a Muslim place of worship. He praised Islam and supported Turkey's bid to join the European Union during his four-day trip.
Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Turkey Tuesday, marking his first visit to a Muslim country as pontiff. He backed Turkey's bid to join the European Union and said he believed Islam was a religion of peace, hoping to soothe tension…
Opinions in the United States' once-friendly ally Turkey have turned negative in the wake of the U.S. invasion of Iraq and continued violence that is threatening Turkey's border. NewsHour correspondent Margaret Warner reports from Istanbul.
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