ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey’s government scrapped a $3.44 billion program to construct the country’s first long-range air and anti-missile defense system.
When the leaders of the world’s biggest economies gather at the G20 summit in the Mediterranean town of Antalya this week, they will be meeting in a country that has first-hand knowledge of the biggest dilemmas confronting many of them.
Long criticised by its Western allies for failure to take robust action to stem the flow of IS militants across its porous border, Turkey has stepped up security measures in recent months but says the West has also responsibility for sharing intelligence.
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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) – A suicide bomber opened fire on Turkish police and then blew himself up during their raid on a suspect Islamic State militant hideout near the border with Syria, injuring five police officers as G-20 leaders were gathering for a …