Ankara bombings mark polarization across Turkey

October 13, 2015 1:42 AM

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Ankara bombings mark polarization across Turkey

ISTANBUL — Nothing seems to be enough to bring Turks together these days, even for a shared moment of grief or triumph. And the reactions to the weekend massacre of 97 people in Ankara reflect a deepening feeling that the country has become dangerously polarized.

After the deadliest terrorist attack in modern Turkish history, world leaders including Pope Francis, President Obama, Queen Elizabeth II, and others offered condolences to a grieving nation.

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