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Kremlin: Demands for Assad's Departure "Thoughtless"
Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman says demands for Syrian President Bashar Assad's departure are "thoughtless."
The Latest: Erdogan : Turkey Can Soon Oust Syrian Kurd Forces
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey is determined to oust Syrian Kurdish forces from the town of Manbij in northern Syria "in the shortest time."
Hungary: Publisher of Suspended Opposition Newspaper Sold
A company linked to an ally of Hungary's prime minister says it has bought the company that publishes the main opposition newspaper which suspended publication 2 ½ weeks ago
Germany Nixes Armenian 'Genocide' Concert in Istanbul
Germany's Foreign Ministry has halted plans for a classical concert about the Armenian genocide that was due to be held at its consulate in Istanbul
The Latest: Activists: Government Resumes Aleppo Shelling
Syrian opposition activists say government forces are shelling eastern rebel-held neighborhoods of the northern city of Aleppo after a two-day lull apparently ended
Carter Says Turkey Should Play Role in Mosul Fight
Defense Secretary Ash Carter says Turkey should play a role in the battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group and that there is an "agreement in principle" with Iraq to do so
Iraqi-Turkish Split Points to Distrust Among Mosul Forces
Days into battle for Islamic State-held city of Mosul, fault-line widens between Iraq and Turkey
Syrian Forces Prepare Corridors out of Aleppo
Hundreds of residents left a formerly rebel-controlled suburb of the Syrian capital of Damascus, as government and Russian forces prepared to open corridors out of the city of Aleppo in the hopes of facilitating an exodus from its rebel-held quarters
The Latest: Putin Says Longer Halt in Airstrikes Is Possible
Russian President Vladimir Putin has held out the hope of an indefinite halt to his country's airstrikes on Aleppo after meeting with the French and German leaders, who condemned Moscow's actions in the Syrian city