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Turkey threatens retaliation against US after sanctions

ANKARA: Ankara on Wednesday threatened to retaliate after Washington imposed sanctions on Turkey's justice and interior ministers over the case of an American pastor as it warned the actions could damage ties. "There is no doubt that this will greatly damage constructive efforts working to solve the issues between the two countries," the foreign ministry said in a statement. "Without delay, there will be a response to this aggressive attitude that will not serve any purpose," the ministry added. "We call on the US…

Two bombers blow themselves up during Ankara police operation: media

ANKARA: Two suicide bombers detonated their explosives during a police operation in the Turkish capital Ankara on Saturday after officers called on the suspects to surrender, state media reported. They set off the car bomb they had prepared, the official Anadolu news agency said, adding that the two suspects were dead. There were no immediate reports of any other casualties in the blast, which occurred Saturday morning in the outskirts of the city. Ankara governor Ercan Topaca told reporters at the scene it was "likely"…