Dog Spent Days Outside Turkish Hospital Waiting for Owner

ISTANBUL — A devoted dog has spent days waiting outside a hospital in northern Turkey where her sick owner was receiving treatment. The pet, Boncuk (Bon-DJUK), which means bead, followed the ambulance that transported her owner, Cemal Senturk, to hospital i...
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Syrian, Turkish Armies Engage in New Deadly Clashes in Idlib

ANKARA, Turkey — Two more Turkish soldiers were killed Wednesday in a Syrian government attack in Syria's northwest, the country's Defense Ministry said, as steady clashes between the two national armies continued to rack up casualties. “We expect to reach ...
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Putin Hails Russian Arms Sales Abroad

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that arms sales abroad have continued to increase over the past year. Russian arms shipments abroad this year included the delivery of the S-400 air defense missile systems to Turkey — a deal that vexed Washing...
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Stop! Washing Your Thanksgiving Turkey Could Spread Germs

NEW YORK — Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food experts say don’t — repeat don’t — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. They say that could spread the germs lurking on your turkey in the kitch...