Moscow said Monday there would be no assault on Syria's Idlib as the leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed to create a demilitarised zone around the Syrian rebel-held province.
Germany's Kurdish community said it had been "banned" by Berlin authorities from holding a rally at the Brandenburg Gate during a visit by President Erdogan.
Turkey and the Netherlands on Friday appointed new ambassadors after agreeing to renew diplomatic ties damaged last year.
There has been an influx of Afghans seeking a safe haven in Turkey -- and not just from Afghanistan itself, but from Iran.
The UN Syria peace envoy called on the Russian and Turkish presidents to urgently speak to each other to help avert a "bloodbath" in rebel-held Idlib, Syria.
Turkish President Erdogan said Ankara's deal with Russia for S-400 missile defense systems is already "done" and anticipated a speedy delivery.
Andrew Brunson’s case will be taken to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) if the U.S. pastor is not set free by Turkish authorities.
Russia and Turkey are planning to consult on simplifying the visa regime for certain categories of Turkish citizens in fall.