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Turkey Bans Activists' Rally to Mourn Bomb Victims

Turkish authorities on Tuesday banned a protest rally and march by trade union and civic society activists who lost friends and colleagues in Turkey's bloodiest terror attack, but hundreds of people defiantly gathered for the protest. The two suicide bombings on Saturday came amid political uncertainty in the country -- just weeks before Turkey's November 1 election which is in effect a re-run of an inconclusive June election. The bombings raised fears that the NATO country, a...

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