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Turkish officials: ISIS involved in Istanbul airport attack

As Turkey mourned dozens of people massacred at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, investigators sought answers on who's behind the terror attack on one of Europe's busiest transit hubs.

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:30:06 GMT
Newlyweds hid during Istanbul attacks

Less than a week ago, they were newlywed lovebirds, enjoying a honeymoon. But amid automatic gunfire and screaming victims, Steven Nabil and Narneem Shorees became convinced that their recent nuptials would soon be followed by funerals.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:09:31 GMT
Brussels to Istanbul: Two airports, two bloody attacks

This morning I stood outside Istanbul airport reporting on a complex attack, which bore all the hallmarks we've come to associate with the deadly ambitions of ISIS.

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:30:33 GMT
Why Turkey's foreign policy changes won't bring stability

This week three simultaneous suicide bomb attacks rocked Istanbul Ataturk Airport, one of the busiest in the world, killing 43 people. Turkish government officials almost immediately blamed ISIS for the deaths, which coincided with the restoration of full diplomatic relations with Israel and the thawing of ties with Russia.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:58:18 GMT
Surprise twist after Brexit vote

Having spearheaded Britain's surprise exit from the EU, Conservative politician Boris Johnson delivered a further bombshell Thursday when he announced he would not be running to replace outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:39:12 GMT
Amanpour: Brexit is about truth and myths

One week after the Brexit referendum, many people who voted to leave the EU last Thursday -- patriotic, decent people -- have been telling me things like, "I voted Leave in protest and never thought we'd win." Another told me: "Why didn't we know about all the risks? Why didn't the media warn us?"

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:18:04 GMT
Body parts found near Olympics site

With just 36 days to go before the Rio Olympics kick off, the situation in the host city just went from bad to worse.

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:19:17 GMT
The worst countries for human trafficking

Myanmar, Sudan and Haiti are currently among the worst offenders for human trafficking, according to a new report published today by the U.S. State Department.

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:18:12 GMT
Message in a bottle alleges abuse

The handwritten letter relays a desperate message: "S.O.S. Please help me."

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:12:04 GMT
Airstrikes hit huge ISIS convoy

Coalition airstrikes targeted two ISIS convoys leaving Falluja over two days, destroying about 175 vehicles carrying militants out of the city, the spokesman for the U.S. coalition said Thursday.

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:40:55 GMT
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