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People shout slogans against the government as they carry the coffin of one of the victims of the weekend  suicide bombings, in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday. Picture: EPA/DENIZ TOPRAK

Hunt for clues as Turkey mourns

Nato member Turkey targets Islamic State in investigations of worst suicide bombing attack in its history as government insists elections will not be postponed

Erdogan fumes as Putin sidesteps plan for Syria

Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Picture: REUTERS

Russian military intervention in war-torn country ‘a new big thorn’ in relations with neighbour Turkey

Air strikes in Syria make Russia an Islamist target

DISSENT: Protesters hold a placard, displaying a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin, during a rally against Russia’s intervention in Syria in Sydney, Australia, on Sunday. Picture: REUTERS/DAVID GRAY

Russia has repelled attacks by Islamist militants in the past by cracking down hard, but new campaign in Syria makes its underbelly vulnerable to retaliatory measures

NEWS ANALYSIS: Exodus of youth leaves Syria bereft

Young refugees in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. The flood of young people making their way to Europe is problematic, not just for the countries to which they are fleeing, but also for the countries they have fled. Picture: REUTERS/DIMITRIS MICHALAKIS

Refugees who find themselves further afield are less likely to return home after a destructive, drawn-out confict, writes Ben Hubbard

Russians target all Syrian rebels

Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg addresses a news conference during a Nato defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday.  Picture: REUTERS

Syria’s army announces offensive to wrest back territory from opposition groups

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