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EU hopeful of Afghan ceasefire following breakdown in US-Taliban talks

American Defence Secretary Mark Esper visits Kabul unannounced to discuss ‘best way forward’.

Turkish soldier killed in Syrian Kurd attack, defence ministry says

Kurdish forces carried out 20 attacks despite ceasefire.

Erdogan says Turkey to crush Kurds if truce deal falters

14 provocative attacks have been carried out on Turkey since the truce.

IS says ‘frees’ women held by Syrian Kurds

Group storms security headquarters in Raqa in latest series of reported breakouts.

More US sanctions on Turkey if no ceasefire, says Mnuchin

Focus on sanctions will have an impact.

Truck bomb kills 2 police in eastern Afghanistan

20 children also wounded in attack blamed on Taliban.

‘Heavy penalties’ await regional German footballers copying Turkish salute

Insults and provocations have no place on or off the pitch and will not be tolerated.

Syrian Kurds defend key town as Pence, Pompeo sent to press...

Turkey president vows to never declare a ceasefire.

Saudi, Palestine draw in landmark West Bank game

8,000 tickets for game were given away for free.

Uefa investigate Turkey for military salute in Euro qualifiers

Behaviour seen as supporting country's military operation in Syria.

Turkey’s Erdogan ‘ensures’ IS fighters will not leave Syria

President claims failure of Western countries had instead stemmed influx of terrorists.

Trump authorises sanctions and slaps steel tariffs on Turkey

US president will destroy Turkey’s economy if it continues with Syria offence.

Kurds announce troop deployment deal with Damascus

The deal paves the way to liberate the rest of the Syrian cities occupied by the Turkish army.

Radio recording reveal Russia bombed 4 Syrian hospitals

Russia destroyed the medical facilities in a 12 hour period.

Trump prepares to drop sanctions hammer on Turkey

Sanctions are being worked out at all levels of US government for rollout.

Uefa will ‘examine’ Turkey footballers’ military salute

Uefa regulations prohibit references to politics and religion.

Pro-Turkey rebels ‘execute’ 9 civilians in Syria

The politician was taken out of her car and executed by Turkish-backed mercenary factions.

Thousands in Europe march against Turkey’s Syria offensive

Europe voices protest to Turkey’s attack on Syria.

Turkey says Syria assault ‘won’t stop’ as US threatens sanctions

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper ‘strongly encouraged’ Turkey to halt its offensive.

Google pulls Hong Kong protester role-playing mobile game

Second app to be pulled after China's criticism of Apple.

No troops pullback, no Normandy summit, says Ukraine’s president

Volodymyr Zelensky hopeful talks with Russia will happen towards the end of the year.

Turkey hasn’t crossed Trump’s ‘line’ yet, says US official

Ethnic cleansing, indiscriminate artillery and aggression against civilians among violations US president objects.

Exit Syria or face sanctions Turkey, US senators propose

Legislation will sanction entities that do business with Turkey’s military or oil and gas companies that service its armed forces.

More than 60,000 displaced by Turkey assault on Syria

Humanitarian organisations warn conflict could have disastrous consequences on civilians.