Syrian refugees are fleeing advances by Assad’s troops supported by the Russian military. Tens of thousands are already waiting on the Syrian side of the border with Turkey. They want to go to Europe, but Ankara is refusing to let them in.
Turkey is a NATO member, which makes the fact that it is planning to buy anti-aircraft systems from Russia more than a little unusual. Are Ankara and Moscow developing a closer partnership? Miodrag Soric comments.
How do refugee journalists find their new lives in Germany? DW’s video series "Dear Germany" brings you their impressions. In this video, Syria's Bilal Eid tells how he sees Germany, where many things don’t fit together.
Turkey has said it sent troops into Idlib province to help establish a de-escalation zone in line with the Astana agreement. Syria has rejected that claim, saying the presence of Turkish troops was at odds with the deal.
Turkey and the US have been at loggerheads since Ankara arrested a Turkish national who worked for the US mission there. Turkey expert Soner Cagaptay says the crisis is deeply scarring for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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