Migrants attempting to get into Europe need to know the border between Turkey and Greece is closed, the EU’s foreign affairs chief has said, as … Read more
A ceasefire agreed by Russia and Turkey has gone into effect in Syria’s northwestern region of Idlib, activists and a monitoring group confirmed Friday.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he had agreed a deal with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at talks in Moscow that he hoped would … Read more
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan flew to Moscow on Thursday for talks with Russia’s Vladimir Putin over a potential ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib, where their militaries … Read more
European Union countries offered more money on Wednesday for border policing in Greece and humanitarian aid in Syria’s Idlib, but they were in a bind … Read more
The head of the European Commission has sent a strong message of support to Greece in its attempts to stop migrants crossing its border from … Read more
The United Nations said the actions of Russia and Turkey in Syria could amount to war crimes by both Moscow and Ankara. Russia backs the … Read more
A Syrian government warplane was targeted by Turkish forces in Idlib on Tuesday, state news agency SANA reported.
Syrian warplane was hit by a missile … Read more
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned that “millions” of migrants would soon head for Europe, drawing accusations from EU leaders that he is trying to … Read more
Turkey has escalated a widespread offensive against Syrian troops and their allies, shooting down two government planes, wiping out dozens of pieces of military hardware … Read more
Greece stops accepting asylum applications following Turkish decision to let migrants pass through border
Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweeted that his country will not be accepting asylum applications for one month, after Turkey’s decision to let migrants pass … Read more
I am saddened by the news of so many displaced people, so many men, women and children who are discarded by war – Pope Francis
Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his sorrow for the plight of refugees and migrants fleeing war and asked the faithful to pray for them.
“I … Read more
Turkey said Sunday it was continuing a military operation against the Russian-backed Syrian regime in Syria’s northwestern Idlib region but insisted it did not wish … Read more
Refugees and Greek border officials face each other on opposite sides of the border at the closed-off Turkish-Greek border, Edirne, Turkey, 29 February 2020.… Read more
Russia and Turkey have agreed to reduce tensions on the ground in Syria’s Idlib province while continuing military action there, the Russian foreign ministry said … Read more
NATO head Jens Stoltenberg urged Russia and Syria on Friday to halt their Idlib offensive and said the military alliance stood in solidarity with member … Read more
Following Turkey’s request, NATO will hold an extraordinary meeting Friday over attacks to Turkish soldiers in Idlib, north-western Syria.
Late Thursday, at least 33 Turkish … Read more
Turkey, faced with a possible new wave of Syrian migrants and dozens more dead Turkish soldiers in Idlib, will no longer stop Syrian refugees from … Read more
Dozens of Turkish soldiers have been killed in an airstrike in Syria’s Idlib province, in a dramatic escalation in the battle for control of the … Read more
Syrian rebels backed by the Turkish military have seized the town of Nairab in northwest Syria’s Idlib province, Turkish and rebel officials said on Tuesday, … Read more
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Saturday that he would meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on … Read more