A full-scale regime assault on Syria's last opposition and rebel-held province of Idlib would sabotage the ongoing political process, Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said after a cabinet meeting chaired by President Erdogan.
The Syrian regime is gearing up for an expected offensive in Idlib province, which is home to nearly 3 million people and has a large al Qaida presence in addition to opposition and rebel groups.
Myanmar rejected the findings of a UN investigation alleging genocide by its military against the Rohingya, after the US and other countries joined growing calls for them to face justice.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has presented a report requested by the General Assembly in response to a surge of violence in Gaza.
The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, said it will open its schools in the Middle East as scheduled this month despite a deficit caused by a US funding cut.
The raid which killed at least 40 children was, according to Saudi Arabia's UN representative, "legitimate" and targeted Houthis "responsible for recruiting and training young children," Saudi TV reports.
Vote counting begins in Mali presidential election after attacks disrupted polling in areas already beset by deadly ethnic and terror violence.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke to Rohingya during his visit to refugee camps in Bangladesh where some 700,000 Rohingya are taking refuge after fleeing persecution in Myanmar.
Negotiations between the opposition and rebel groups and Russia come as UN chief Antonio Guterres renews call for an "immediate cessation" to regime operations in Daraa province.
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Pierre Krahenbuhl, director of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees, says a 50 percent funding cut by the US is endangering basic services such as food assistance in Gaza and medical clinics spread among the five areas.
Antonio Guterres reiterates that "there is no viable alternative to the two-state solution," with Israel and Palestine living side by side in peace and with Jerusalem as the capital of both states.
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