Peace process

People walk along the main market in Istanbul, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to the nation's president, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
April 17, 2017 - 7:57 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's referendum on presidential powers (all times local): 2:55 p.m. An official of Turkey's governing party says they will invite President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to rejoin the party that he co-founded. The deputy chairman of the AKP, Mustafa Elitas, told...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, prays as he visits the grave of late Turkish Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan, in Istanbul, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party has called on the country's electoral board to cancel Sunday's referendum that approved a proposal to grant sweeping powers to the nation's president. (Yasin Bulbul/Presidential Press Service via AP)
April 17, 2017 - 6:56 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's referendum on presidential powers (all times local): 1:55 p.m. French President Francois Hollande says the Turkish referendum results show a divided nation and is urging Turkish authorities to respect opposition voices and European values. Hollande said...
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Supporters of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrate in Ankara, Turkey, early Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu has raised objections to the actions of the country's electoral board in the conduct of Sunday's referendum on whether to expand the powers of the president. Kilicdaroglu said the Supreme Electoral Board had "rendered the referendum polemical " with announcement that it would accept as valid ballots cast without official stamps.(AP Photo/Ali Unal)
April 17, 2017 - 6:22 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's referendum on presidential powers (all times local): 1:20 p.m. A Greek Cypriot official says that irrespective of the outcome of Turkey's referendum on expanding presidential powers, the Cyprus government is hopeful that Turkey will "positively and...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk together after their meetings at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla. China says President Xi has stressed the need for an end to North Korea's nuclear weapons program in a phone discussion with Trump that followed tweets from the U.S. president urging China to play a more active role. Xi told Trump that China insists on peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and advocates resolving the problem through peaceful means. He said China would maintain "communication and coordination" with Washington over it. The two leaders spoke Tuesday night, April 11, 2017, Washington time. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 12, 2017 - 5:20 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping told President Donald Trump in a phone call Wednesday that Beijing is willing to work with Washington on ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program but wants a peaceful solution to the escalating conflict. Xi's comments came after Trump tweeted that...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk together after their meetings at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla. China says President Xi has stressed the need for an end to North Korea's nuclear weapons program in a phone discussion with Trump that followed tweets from the U.S. president urging China to play a more active role. Xi told Trump that China insists on peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and advocates resolving the problem through peaceful means. He said China would maintain "communication and coordination" with Washington over it. The two leaders spoke Tuesday night, April 11, 2017, Washington time. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 12, 2017 - 2:29 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping told President Donald Trump in a phone call Wednesday that Beijing is willing to work with Washington on ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program but wants a peaceful solution. Xi's comments come after the U.S. president tweeted that China should do...
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An elderly man sit on a bench in front of the barrels and sandbags blocking a road crossing from the south, Greek Cypriot, to the north, Turkish Cypriot breakaway controlled areas in the divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Monday, April 10, 2017. Talks aimed at reunifying ethnically divided Cyprus resume after a two-month halt. But negotiations face difficult challenges with the island's Greek Cypriot president accusing the breakaway Turkish Cypriot leader of backpedaling on key issues at Turkey's prompting after months of solid progress. Cyprus was split in 1974 when Turkey invaded following a coup mounted by supporters of union with Greece. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
April 11, 2017 - 8:37 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Against the backdrop of Turkey's referendum on expanding presidential powers, talks aimed at reunifying ethnically divided Cyprus restarted Tuesday with rival leaders hoping to claw back diminished trust and lost momentum after a two-month halt. But the United Nations-...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 10:54 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 6 p.m. Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group says the U.S. missile attack on a Syrian air base is "a new crime" by the American administration that will increase tensions in the Middle East. Hezbollah warned in a statement Friday that this...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 9:42 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The United Nations Security Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. EDT for a briefing on the U.S. air strike on Syrian targets, according to the U.S. Mission spokesman. ___ 4:35 p.m. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada...
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April 07, 2017 - 8:51 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — United Nations satellite images obtained by The Associated Press show at least 18,000 structures have been destroyed in the Yei area of South Sudan. It is one of the most significant caches of evidence of widespread destruction in the country's civil war. The images show how...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 8:12 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 3:05 p.m. The Kremlin says the presidential Security Council has voiced regret over the damage to U.S.-Russia ties inflicted by the U.S. strike on a Syrian air base. The Kremlin said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies that...
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