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Turkish troops   on the road near the Syrian village of Tuwairan, about 2km from the border with Turkey, on Monday. Photograph: Nazeer al-Khatib/AFP/Getty Images

Turkey’s cross-border incursions into Syria have achieved Ankara’s primary objective of preventing Syrian Kurds from uniting the eastern end of their (...)

A boy carries bread as he makes his way through rubble following an air strike in the rebel-held area of Aleppo’s al-Sukari district. Photograph: Reuters/Abdalrhman Ismail

The United Nations said yesterday it was worried about 8,000 Syrians trapped by fighting north of Aleppo, where Islamic State has advanced against reb(...)

Turkey’s prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu with his Ukrainian counterpart Arseniy Yatsenyuk  prior their talks in Kiev on Monday. Photograph: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images

Turkey has accused Russia of behaving like a “terrorist organisation” and warned it to expect an “extremely decisive response” if it continued a bomb(...)

Yousef (13), whose father is a fighter. Photograph: Caelainn Hogan

“The shelling comes especially at night, sometimes every day and every night,” says Abdo Rahim, a father of three, surrounded by his family in their h(...)