Seven children are among those killed in Idlib and Aleppo air raids, a war monitor and an aid agency says.
As northern Syria continues to be the theatre of a violent war waged by the Assad regime, many surviving artists on the ground are turning empty rocket and bullet shells into impressive artwork.
Idlib has come under mounting bombardment in recent weeks, displacing tens of thousands of people in the northwestern province, despite a truce brokered by Turkey and Russia.
The council halved the number of crossings and length of authorisation to avoid a Russian veto.
Although “acts of aggression” are already officially banned in the area, Moscow and Ankara reached the ceasefire deal to prevent further violence.
The Turkish and Russian presidents formally launched TurkStream gas pipeline which will carry Russian natural gas to southern Europe through Turkey. The project is part of Moscow's efforts to reduce shipments via Ukraine.
More than 31,000 civilians have been displaced over the past four days as groups backed by the Assad regime, Russia and Iran carried out attacks in Idlib, Syria’s Response Coordination Group said.
"We are trying to prevent them with some measures, but it's not easy. It's difficult, they are humans too," Turkey's President Erdogan says, as crisis worsens in Syria's flashpoint Idlib province.
Turkish troops at posts have orders to respond to any acts of hostility, defence minister tells commanders at Syrian border.
Regime fighters are encroaching on a demilitarised zone agreed to by both Moscow and Ankara. By pressing ahead, civilians are put at risk and new refugee crisis will be in the making.
The mass displacement between December 12 and 25 has left the violence-plagued Maarat al Numan region in southern Idlib "almost empty", the UN said in a statement.
The prospect of a Turkish troop deployment in Libya could prompt Russia to balance its interests and steer clear of warlord Khalifa Haftar.
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