Syrian protesters in Marseilles, France hold up signs decrying the attacks and fighting that has damaged the Idlib region for the past 3 months. The rightmost sign reads "After each raid, our hearts burn." Jeanne Menjoulet/Flickr Creative Commons

Turkey and Syria reach ceasefire agreement

Turkey and Russia agreed to a ceasefire deal on March 12 in Syria’s Idlib region to contain a conflict which has displaced nearly a million people in three months, according…

Two boys hold hands amongst the rubble outside of Barisha, Syria where former ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi detonated his suicide vest, killing himself and three children. Ghaith Alsayed/AP Images

This Week Around the World – Oct. 20–26

Oct. 20 Kinshasa, Congo: A bus carrying approximately 100 passengers slid off the road and burst into flames, killing at least 30 people. The bus crash, which left 18 additional…

Turkey turns to Russia after NATO fallout

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan accused NATO allies on Feb. 18 of giving the People’s Protection Unit (YPG), a Kurdish separatist group, thousands of truckloads of weapons while ignoring Turkey’s…