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US Secretary of State John Kerry made the comments while speaking to CNN's Christian Amanpour on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 14:57 GMT
Washington's top diplomat acknowledged for the first time a need for acting forces on the ground in Syria to combat Daesh, but reiterated Obama's stance that American troops would not be deployed in the war-torn country.
As many as 2,000 people have drowned in the Mediterranean this year trying to escape conflict zones in the Middle East and Africa. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 13:37 GMT
Turkish authorities have detained four Syrian nationals in connection with the smuggling of a Syrian family that ended in the drowning 12 people, including a toddler whose body washed up on the shores of Turkey Wednesday morning.
A Turkish policeman carries the body of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi after the toddler's body washed ashore, September 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 11:44 GMT
Three-year-old toddler Aylan Kurdi was denied asylum in Canada before the young boy and his family drowned off the Turkish coast.
Johannes Hahn attended the West Balkans  summit in Vienna late August.  (AFP/file)
September 03, 2015 - 11:02 GMT
As the number of asylum seekers crossing Europe increases, what issues do transit countries face? Euronews interviewed Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations on the matter of asylum seekers desperately seeking a new life.
Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin speaks during a UN Security Council meeting, July 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Russia delayed the launch of an investigation into the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government, according to a Reuters report.
Thousands of refugees have crossed perilous waters into Europe in recent weeks, prompting politicians to take more action. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
British Prime Minister David Cameron faced mounting pressure to accept more Syrian refugees, a day after harrowing images emerged of a dead Syrian child washed up on the shores of a Turkish beach.
Syrian actress Sulaf Fawakherji is competing in the Alexandria Film Festival with her film
September 03, 2015 - 07:34 GMT
Syrian actress Sulaf Fawakherji is competing in the Alexandria Film Festival with her film "Cherry Messages."
With one soldier missing, Turkish authorities are realizing there may be a hostage situation. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
One of the soldiers was killed in the crossfire, another injured, while a third as been reported missing.
The video's not the first time we've heard of double tapping, but it does make it harder to ignore. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 16:25 GMT
The video's not the first time we've heard of double tapping, but it does make it harder to ignore.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) addresses the Turkish Parliament during a debate as the parliament. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Turkey's parliament will discuss a motion to extend military operations in Iraq and Syria.
The world is in the middle of the worst refugee crisis since WWII, and no one's really sure what to  do about it.(AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 15:14 GMT
The world is in the middle of the worst refugee crisis since WWII, and no one's really sure what to do about it.