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People enjoy an afternoon at Eminonu Square in Istanbul in January. A recent survey of personal beliefs and lifestyles in majority-Muslim Turkey has found a smaller portion of people describing themselves as religious. Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Turks Examine Their Muslim Devotion After Poll Says Faith Could Be Waning

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Christian icons damaged by fighting are seen in a monastery in the village of Maaloula, north of Damascus, Syria. U.S. evangelicals are concerned that a pullout of U.S. troops will leave Syrian Christians vulnerable to attack. Alexander Kots/AP hide caption

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U.S. Evangelicals Push Back Against Trump's Syria Pullout Plan

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New York Knicks center Enes Kanter has been a vocal critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erodgan. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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A Critic Of Turkey, The Knicks' Enes Kanter Speaks Out About His Fears For His Life

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrated President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, where Turkey has launched attacks on U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters. Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This turkey seemed to be in a fowl mood in 1987 when President Ronald Reagan used the word "pardon" for the first time in reference to sparing a Thanksgiving turkey. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump said Saturday that he is not considering extraditing a dissident whom Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accuses of involvement in a failed coup. Tatyana Zenkovich/AP hide caption

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Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan says audio recordings of Jamal Khashoggi's murder have been released to the U.S. Khashoggi was a journalist and critic of Saudi Arabia's government. Burhan Ozbilici/AP hide caption

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President Trump talks to reporters outside the White House on Monday about his conversation with Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud regarding missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters outside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul hold portraits of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared after visiting the consulate last week. Turkish officials say a squad of Saudi men killed him. Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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