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Kerry to Israel, Turkey in bid to boost peace process, solidify ties

By: Elise Labott / CNN

Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Israel and Turkey this weekend to try to jumpstart the long-stalled Mideast peace process and build on the two nations’ efforts to repair ties, U.S. and Turkish officials said Wednesday. Read more

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In last bit of diplomacy, Obama brokers an Israeli apology to Turkey

By: Mark Landler and Jodi Rudoren / The New York Times

President Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel apologized in a personal phone call to Turkey’s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, for a deadly raid on a Turkish ship by Israeli commandos in 2010 that killed nine people, a senior American official traveling with President Obama told reporters on Friday. Read more