Turkey has arrested nine men in connection with the bomb attack that killed 46 people on Saturday. The government says the men are Turkish, but have close contacts to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Russia's Vladimir Putin has put forward measures to bring the devastating war to a close with the help of Turkey and Iran. Despite renewed peace efforts, a political solution to the eight-year conflict remains elusive.
The jihadis remain trapped in a tiny area of eastern Syria, a top commander of the US-backed forces says. The use of civilians as human shields is holding up efforts to wipe out IS's self-declared caliphate altogether.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. Their alliance is in good shape, so what's left to talk about for two men who've engineered themselves all-powerful presidencies?
Despite very different views of the Syrian conflict, Presidents Putin and Erdogan have met in Moscow to discuss regional stability. Both want to prevent a power vacuum after the US troop withdrawal.
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