It's been a bad start to 2014 as 'Fragile Five' spread contagion, and there could be more gloom to come
Gardener Veli Acar claims he killed Catherine Bury and shot her mother and son in a jealous rage
Turkey is officially secular – and the protesters don't like Erdogan's increasingly Islamic agenda
Ahmet Dogan escaped unharmed when the would-be assassin's pistol did not go off
'Animals live better than this in the West,' says doctor shocked by death and despair at Camp Atmeh
Three women are found shot dead in Paris - was their killing politically motivated?
Turkish request to Nato comes as fears grow of Assad using chemical weapons
Neighbours thought to be sliding towards war after Turkey intercepts plane carrying 'illegal cargo’
Opinion digest: Obama and Romney’s beer and burger competition, plus Turkish-Syrian relations
Cross-border mortar attack will boost demands for Nato military intervention, can the West trust Turkey?
Turkish parliament gives go ahead to deployment of troops in Syria following deadly cross-border mortar attack
Syrian president uses German TV interview to rule out any possibility of standing down
Assad is further rocked as top general and troops swap sides to the Free Syria Army
As tanks mass on the border with Turkey, Syria's leader rejects any external measures to bring peace
If President Christofias doesn't like the EU's bailout conditions he could go to Moscow instead
Opinion Digest: welfare cuts, Egypt's presidential election and the morality of taxation