Critical of a US decision to create a 30,000 strong army led by the YPG, Turkey's president and a senior military leader have made it clear that terror groups cannot operate along its border and that NATO must take a stand.
More than 190,500 people were registered to vote in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), in an election that came six months after efforts to reunify the island collapsed at a United Nations-hosted peace summit in Switzerland.
Turkey says it will counter the US decision on Jerusalem at the United Nations and start initiatives to increase the number of states who recognise the state of Palestine.
The eighth round of talks are seen as a chance for the UN to revitalise its push to end the six-year war, which has killed more than 340,000 people and left Syria in ruin.
In an anti-Daesh operation launched in Turkey's capital, Ankara, 1,500 police officers took part in the raids of 250 addresses.
Extradition of Fetullah Gulen, detentions and business will top the agenda.
The two-day meeting in also Astana discussed the release of prisoners and hostages, humanitarian action on mines and access to regions under blockade.
In the Kazakh capital, Astana, a seventh round of talks on settling Syrian war brokered by Turkey, Russia and Iran will address strengthening ceasefire, release of captives and hostages.
The Kurdish Regional Government's offer to freeze the results of September's independence referendum for peace talks hasn't moved Turkey or Iraq, who've repeated their view that the vote was illegal.
$34 are put on the card every month, which refugees can spend as they wish.
US Ambassador John Bass also refuted allegations that consular staff wanted by Turkish authorities on terrorism charges were hiding in consular missions in Turkey.
Turkish forces not yet involved and the campaign is being carried out by Turkish-backed Free Syria Army rebels, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.
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