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President Obama may be commander in chief of the nation's military — but he doesn't have the authority to order Marines to hold umbrellas over his head, the Marine Corps Manual states.
A second senior official is leaving the Internal Revenue Service, as President Obama named a new acting agency chief while struggling to contain the fallout over the wrongful targeting of conservative groups.
Standing in a drizzle that seemed to define his bad week, President Obama called on Congress on Thursday to boost security at U.S. embassies around the globe, seeking to deflect the issue onto lawmakers as the controversy simmers over the deadly terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, in September.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a meeting Thursday at the White House, is expected to urge President Obama to arm the Syrian opposition and enforce a "no-fly" zone in an effort to topple Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime.
Taliban members released their last four Turkish hostages on Tuesday afternoon as a means of promoting good relations with other Muslims.
What motives lay behind last month's Boston Marathon bombing and the would-be attack on a Via Rail Canada train?
Syria on Sunday rejected Turkey's allegations that it was behind two car bombs that killed 46 people in Turkey. Turkey's prime minister vowed Sunday his country won't be drawn into Syria's civil war, despite twin car bombings the government believes were carried out by a group of Turks with close ties to pro-government groups in Syria.
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said it's obvious — Syria's government regime has used chemical weapons to attack rebels.
U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Sunday urged Turkey to speed up and cement an American-brokered rapprochement with Israel, and he explored with Palestinian officials new ways to relaunch Mideast peace efforts.
U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry urged Turkish leaders Sunday to speedily restore full diplomatic relations with Israel, two American allies the U.S. sees as anchors of stability in a Middle East wracked by Syria's civil war, Arab Spring political upheavals and the potential threat posed by Iran's nuclear program.
Secretary of State John F. Kerry will head to Turkey before the end of this week to discuss the continuing Syrian conflict, which has just entered its second year.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday suggested that "normalization" of ties with Israel would take time, hinting that Turkey wanted to ensure the victims of a flotilla raid were compensated and Israel remained committed to the easing of restrictions of goods to Gaza before relations are restored between the two nations.
The United Nations, the United States and Israel have all condemned Turkey's prime minister for calling Zionism a "crime against humanity" during a recent U.N. assembly
Recent steps taken by the government of Turkey suggest it may be ready to ditch the NATO club of democracies for a Russian and Chinese gang of authoritarian states.
The suicide bomber who struck the U.S. Embassy in Ankara spent several years in prison on terrorism charges but was released on probation after being diagnosed with a hunger strike-related brain disorder, officials said Saturday.
Mr. Erdogan alleged that Syria has been using chemical weapons, delivering them on at least 200 missiles, though he provided no evidence.
will be held to account sooner or later," he said. "Great states retaliate more powerfully, but when the time is right. ... We are taking our steps in a coolheaded manner."