Prince William on historic Mideast trip, praises Jordan ties

Jordanian Crown Prince Hussein receives Prince William on Sunday at Marka Airport in Amman. (Nasser Nasser/Associated Press) by Karin Laub | AP June 24 at 2:30 PM AMMAN, Jordan — Prince William on Sunday praised “historic ties and friendship” between Britain and Jordan, as he kicked off a historic, politically delicate five-day tour of the desert kingdom, […]

Turkish voters cast ballots in election seen as a test for Erdogan

A voter enters a booth at a polling station during presidential and parliamentary elections in Ankara, Turkey. (Mustafa Kirazli/Getty Images) ISTANBUL — Turkish voters Sunday began casting their ballots in a pivotal election that could cement the authority of an already powerful president or overturn his party’s years-long rule. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the 64-year-old […]