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Shots fired at US embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties

Several gunshots were fired from a vehicle at the US embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Monday, hitting a window in a security cabin but causing no casualties, police and broadcaster CNN Turk reported. The attack coincided with a deepening row between Ankara and Washington over the trial of a US pastor in Turkey. A police officer told Reuters at the scene the drive-by shooting occurred around 5 am (0200 GMT) and that nobody was hurt. The embassy was set to be closed this week for a public holiday to mark the…

Clashes in Turkey’s main Kurdish city after vote

DIYARBAKIR: Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannon at Kurdish militants who were protesting after Sunday's election appeared to deliver a clear victory to the Justice and Development Party (AKP), an AFP photographer said.