• Defense Secretary Ash Carter opens the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL Meeting at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Wednesday, July 20, 2016.  Defense and foreign ministers from more than 30 nations are gathering in Washington to plan the next steps in the fight against the Islamic State and to determine what more they can do as the fights for key cities in Iraq and Syria move forward. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    Defense, foreign ministers to plan next steps against IS

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday urged a gathering of defense leaders to do more in the fight against Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, as they huddled to map out the next steps in the campaign.

  • Soldiers patrols on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, southern France, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Joggers, cyclists and sun-seekers are back on Nice's famed Riviera coast, a further sign of normal life returning on the Promenade des Anglais where dozens were killed in last week's Bastille Day truck attack. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    Nice, Riviera jewel, has flip side as jihadi breeding ground

    NICE, France (AP) — Nice, the city that sits on the Bay of Angels and that for many epitomizes the sun-splashed French Riviera, has a flip side unknown to tourists and invisible to most residents, as a breeding ground for Islamic radicals and jihadis.

  • Soldiers patrols on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, southern France, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Joggers, cyclists and sun-seekers are back on Nice's famed Riviera coast, a further sign of normal life returning on the Promenade des Anglais where dozens were killed in last week's Bastille Day truck attack. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    Nice, Riviera jewel, has flip side as jihadi breeding ground

    NICE, France (AP) — Nice, the city that sits on the Bay of Angels and that for many epitomizes the sun-splashed French Riviera, has a flip side unknown to tourists and invisible to most residents, as a breeding ground for Islamic radicals and jihadis.

  • Supporters of Turkish President  Recep Tayyip Erdogan demonstrate at the Turkish consulate in Stuttgart, Germany,  early Saturday July 16, 2016.  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the nation Saturday that his government was working to crush a coup attempt after a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire across the capital.  Officials said the coup appeared to have failed as Turks took to the streets overnight to confront troops attempting to take over the country.  (Andreas Rosar/dpa via AP)

    World leaders voice support for Turkey, condemn coup

    World leaders expressed support for Turkey and its democratic institutions on Saturday after the government quashed an attempted military coup.

  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech n Istanbul, Saturday, July 16, 2016. Forces loyal to Erdogan quashed a coup attempt in a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left some hundreds of people dead and scores of others wounded Saturday. The chaos Friday night and Saturday came amid a period of political turmoil in Turkey _ a NATO member and key Western ally in the fight against the Islamic State group _ that critics blame on Erdogan's increasingly authoritarian rule. (AP Photo)

    Questions now swirl about Turkey, key Western ally

    Turkey’s pivotal roles as an ally in the U.S.-led war against the Islamic State group and a guarantor of refugee agreements are likely to remain intact for now after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged triumphant followingr a failed coup attempt.