PARIS (Reuters) - Turkey's achievement of investment-grade status crowns a decade of rapid growth, financial stability and political reform by a "tiger" economy on the seam of Europe and Asia, but the rising power still faces pitfalls in a dangerous neighborhood. Full story
SOFIA (Reuters) - Disgruntled Bulgarian truck drivers blocked traffic at two major border checkpoints with neighboring Turkey on Friday to protest against what they said were Turkish restrictions to their operations. Full story
Chef Donatella Arpaia shares four of her favorite simple weeknight meals, including pasta with ground turkey and broccolini, and polenta with grilled vegetables.
NBC’s Richard Engel reports from Turkey where two car bomb explosions killed at least four people and injured dozenz more in the town of Reyhanli near the Syria border.
Burkina Faso's foreign minister is recovering after flu symptoms caused him to faint during a press conference in Turkey. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
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A new Consumer Reports investigation has found ground turkey could be a breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More than half of the samples tested nationwide contained fecal bacteria, including E. coli. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.
This image from video provided by E. Wayne Ross shows an Anatolian Balloons Company hot air balloon crashing near Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia in central Turkey, Monday May 20 2013. Two hot air balloons collided in mid-air during a sightseeing tour of volcanic rock formation
Two video grabs show an Anatolian Balloons Company hot air balloon crashing near Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia in central Turkey, Monday May 20 2013. Two hot air balloons collided in mid-air during a sightseeing tour of volcanic rock formations in Turkey on Monday, causing on
Demonstrators holding national flags shout slogans against Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling Ak Party as they visit the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of modern Turkey, during a ceremony to mark Youth and Sports Day in Ankara May 19, 2013. Youth and Sports Day marks