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Turkish and Russian presidents hold talks over ending hostilities in north-west Syria

By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
The Turkish and Russian presidents sat down for talks in Moscow aimed at ending hostilities in northwestern Syria involving their forces along with proxies that threaten to pit Turkey against Russia in a direct military conflict Before the latest crisis, President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had managed to coordinate their interests in Syria even though Moscow backed Syrian President Bashar Assad while Ankara supported its foes throughout Syria's nine-year war.

German gunman attack that kills nine treated as terrorism

David McHugh, David Rising and Frank Jordans, Associated Press
A German man who posted a manifesto calling for the "complete extermination" of many "races or cultures in our midst" shot dead nine people of foreign background, most of them Turkish, in an attack on a hookah bar and other sites in a Frankfurt suburb.