Saadettin Ergeç, head of the Iraqi Turkmen Front (ITC), survived an assassination attempt over the weekend that injured 20 people including his four bodyguards, reported the Doğan News Agency.
A British soldier was killed and three others wounded in two different attacks near Iraq's main southern city of Basra on Sunday, while 17 people were killed in rebel violence across the country.
The long war on terrorism is somewhat a 21st century version of Trotsky's permanent revolution.
Blogger turns paper clip into house: TORONTO - Reuters A Canadian man was handed the keys to a three-bedroom house Wednesday, exactly a year after he offered a red paper clip online, asking to
Gangs unleash 28 new attacks on Sao PauloSAO PAULO - AFP A criminal offensive launched to protest prison conditions flared anew early on Friday, with 28 attacks against buses and other civilian targets in Sao Paulo, according to local press
At least 26 people were killed across Iraq Friday, including 13 Iraqi soldiers in an attack on their checkpoint near the northern oil hub of Kirkuk, security officials said.Gunmen "came in many
Iraq took full control of a province from foreign troops for the first time since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion on Thursday, but clashes in Baghdad underlined the security challenges facing the new government.
Elsewhere 12 people are killed across Iraq, including nine in two Baghdad bombings, one of which is a suicide bombing in a restaurant
Lawyer Kırlangıç says they lodged an application with the European Court of Human Rights after their five-year battle in Turkish courts failed to produce results
Bulgaria to recall its ambassador to Finland SOFIA - The Associated Press The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday it plans to recall and dismiss its ambassador to Finland for involvement in illegal sales of alcohol. Foreign Minister Ivailo Kalfin
In a rare sign of consensus among Iraq's divided leaders, the largest Sunni bloc says it would end a boycott of parliament after a call for unity by a Shiite radical cleric and promises that a kidnapped legislator would be freed soon
Two bomb blasts in a Shiite neighborhood kill 12 and wound dozens, while gunmen ambush a commuter bus in a Sunni neighborhood and kill seven people
An Interior Ministry source says at least 38 people had been killed in Jihad district, while politicians from the once-dominant Sunni Arab minority put the provisional death toll at at least 40, including women and children
Roving bands of masked gunmen went on a rampage Sunday in a predominantly Sunni Baghdad neighborhood, killing at least 40 Sunni Arabs in a gruesome sectarian attack despite a
Opinion by Barry RUBINIn a shocking statement, the implications of which are enormous, Osama bin Ladin has called on Sunni Muslims to fight their Shia counterparts. This is only the latest in a trend toward rising conflict between the two groups that is already the central feature of the Iraq situation.
They are the first US fatalities reported in Iraq in four days and only the eighth so far this month
Attacks on mosques after Friday prayers killed 11 people in Iraq and 40 were killed or wounded in a Baghdad raid on Shiite fighters that the U.S. military said netted a top militant wanted for
The attack comes a day after the US military warns that al-Qaeda's new leader in Iraq could order new car bombings after the killing of his predecessor Abu Musab al-Zarqawi a month ago
Government and the law:Sabah daily's Ergun Babahan yesterday takes a look at how Turkey's ruling party relates to laws. Babahan says: "Being in power does not mean one has the right to ignore the law," criticizing Education Minister Hüseyin Çelik
The knife attack on Father Brunissen in Samsun, following the brutal murder of Father Santoro in Trabzon in February, is being brushed aside in Turkey as 'the act of a madman.' That you have to be mad to carry out such attacks goes without saying.
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