No end in sight to bombardment and suffering: What should Germany do to help the civilians trapped in the beleaguered Syrian city of Aleppo? That was the question debated by lawmakers in the German parliament.
More than two years after joining the conflict, the Russian president has announced Moscow's partial departure. But he warned that "if terrorists again raise their head," Russia will deliver strikes "they haven't seen."
The UN's top mediator has urged the Russian president to push Damascus to accept new elections. Staffan de Mistura warned that time is ticking and failure to move forward on peace talks risks the country's future.
Russia's Vladimir Putin has thanked his US counterpart Donald Trump for giving intelligence to Russia's security body on a terror cell in Russia, the Kremlin says. It is the second time they have spoken since Thursday.
A political solution to Syria's conflict may require "new ideas" to move peace talks forward, the UN's top mediator said. For seven years the conflict has shown no sign of ending despite several attempts at peace.
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