US President Barack Obama has been meeting with leading lawmakers to push for Congressional support of military action against Syria. Top Republicans have given their backing, but many of Obama's own Democrats have yet to signal they would vote yes.
From January, Brazil will be soon ruled by former military leaders. There is growing support for this in Congress, but ever more people fear there will be a coup. Thomas Milz reports from Rio de Janeiro.
German politicians are currently at odds over whether the country's military should increase its presence in Syria. Inflicting even more violence on the Syrian people won't help, however, says DW's Nina Werkhäuser.
For the second time in a week Turkey has fired at US-backed Syrian Kurdish forces. The uptick in tensions has prompted the US-backed SDF to halt operations against the "Islamic State."
The demilitarized buffer zone in the Syrian city of Idlib may be established on Monday — if Damascus and the rebels stick to the agreement. DW explains the key points.
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