Photo of turkeys Bread and Butter at the Willard InterContinental Hotel

Which Turkey Will Trump Pardon? Will It Be Bread or Butter?

WASHINGTON — Which Thanksgiving turkey will earn a presidential pardon? Will it be Bread or Butter? According to the White House, Bread is a 45-pound turkey who likes a cherry flavored soft drink called Cheerwine, bluegrass music and college basketball. But...
Photo of Pazarkule border gate, Edirne, Turkey

Turkey Deports American IS Suspect Stuck at Greek Border

ANKARA, Turkey — An American man suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group is being repatriated to the United States after spending three days in a no man's land between Turkey and Greece, Turkey’s Interior Ministry said Thursday. The United St...
Photo of Constitutional Committee Co-Chairman Ahmad Kuzbari, representative of the Syrian Government, Geir O. Pedersen, Special Envoy for Syria and the Constitutional Committee Co-Chairman, Hadi al-Bahra, representative of the Syrian opposition

Syria Talks: Possible Path Toward Peace, or Another Dead End

GENEVA — Syria's government and opposition have delicately sat down for their first face-to-face talks, amid the hopes of millions of Syrians and governments from Washington to Moscow that they could become a step toward ending the country's devastating 8 ½-ye...

Pence Meets with Erdogan, Seeking Syria Border Cease-Fire

ANKARA, Turkey — A senior U.S. delegation led by Vice President Mike Pence pursued an uphill mission Thursday to persuade Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to call for a cease-fire in his fight with Kurdish forces in northern Syria. Pence and Erdogan w...