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Demonstrators wave turkish flags outside the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Saturday, March 11, 2017. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was due to visit Rotterdam on Saturday to campaign for a referendum next month on constitutional reforms in Turkey. The Dutch government says that it withdrew the permission for Cavusoglu's plane to land because of "risks to public order and security." (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 11, 2017 - 4:24 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on Dutch barring Turkish foreign minister (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A Turkish foreign ministry official says that access to and from the Dutch Embassy in Ankara and the consulate in Istanbul has been closed off for security reasons. The official said...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters in Istanbul, Saturday, March 11, 2017. The Dutch government on Saturday withdrew landing permission for the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu's aircraft, drawing the ire of the Turkish president and escalating a diplomatic dispute between the two NATO allies over campaigning for a Turkish referendum on constitutional reform. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised retaliation against Dutch diplomatic flights.(Pool Photo via AP)
March 11, 2017 - 10:31 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on Dutch barring Turkish foreign minister (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Around 100 people have marched in Istanbul to protest Netherlands' decision to bar Turkey's foreign minister from campaigning. The demonstrators have laid a black wreath in front of the...
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Bharatiya Janata Party supporters dance and throw colored powder as they celebrate at the party headquarters in New Delhi, India, Saturday, March 11, 2017. India's governing Hindu nationalist party was heading for major victories Saturday in key state legislature elections that are seen as a referendum on the performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nearly 3-year-old government. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
March 11, 2017 - 8:39 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's governing Hindu nationalist party was headed to landslide victories Saturday in key state legislature elections that are seen as a referendum on the performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nearly 3-year-old government. Leaders from Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party said...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, March 9, 2017. European Union leaders confirmed Donald Tusk for a second term as council president Thursday, overcoming weeks of strong opposition from his native Poland. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
March 09, 2017 - 2:59 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit taking place Thursday and Friday (all times local): 8:55 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it was right to override Poland's objections and re-elect Donald Tusk as European Union president over his native Poland's objections. Merkel...
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European Council President Donald Tusk, left, speaks with Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat as they wait for the start of a pre-EU summit Tripartite meeting at the Europa building in Brussels on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Donald Tusk is closing in on a second term as the European Union's Council President despite fierce opposition from his native Poland, whose most influential politician is a bitter rival of the former prime minister. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
March 09, 2017 - 11:03 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit taking place Thursday and Friday (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Luxembourg's prime minister says European Union leaders have decided to give Donald Tusk a second term as president of the EU Council, one of the bloc's most prestigious jobs...
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Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, left, and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, speak to the media during a press conference in the Turkish Cypriot breakaway northern part of the divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Thursday, March 9, 2017. Yildirim is in the breakaway north part of the island for a one-day visit for talks. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
March 09, 2017 - 11:02 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkey's prime minister says Greek Cypriots need to fix their "'mistake" of legislating the schoolroom commemoration of a 1950 referendum that called for Cyprus' union with Greece if stalled talks to reunify the ethnically split island are going to move forward. Binali...
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Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim speaks to The Associated Press in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, March 9, 2017. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildrim told reporters that Germany seems to be taking sides in the upcoming referendum, but he did not repeat the Nazi comparison. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
March 09, 2017 - 6:43 am
BERLIN (AP) — Comments from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other Turkish officials accusing Germany of "Nazi practices" cannot be tolerated and need to stop, Chancellor Angela Merkel told Parliament on Thursday. In her strongest comments so far about Erdogan's statement, Merkel said the...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting on women and democracy, in Istanbul, Sunday, March 5, 2017. (Yasin Bulbul/Presidential Press Service, Pool Photo via AP)
March 06, 2017 - 8:19 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's government on Monday condemned remarks by Turkey's president accusing officials of "Nazi practices," days after a local authority prevented a Turkish minister from addressing a rally there. Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff called Turkish President Recep Tayyip...
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A body guard watches over firebrand anti Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, center, as he answers questions during an election campaign stop at De Telegraaf newspaper in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Sunday, March 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 05, 2017 - 10:28 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A diplomatic rift between Turkey and key European nations deepened Sunday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany of "Nazi practices," days after a local authority prevented a Turkish minister from addressing a rally. Over at an election campaign event in Amsterdam,...
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This Oct. 5, 2016 photo shows a sign outside the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City N.J. warning that the casino is to shut down on Monday Oct. 10. On March 1, 2017, billionaire investor Carl Icahn sold the shuttered casino to Hard Rock International, which plans to rebrand and reopen it. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
March 03, 2017 - 10:22 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The sale of Trump Taj Mahal casino to Hard Rock International has left some winners and losers in Atlantic City. The winners included a union whose members were willing to lose their own jobs to stand up to Taj owner and billionaire investor Carl Icahn. And, a Native...
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