Thousands fleeing fighting mass at Turkey border but Turkish frontier is shut

At least 15,000 Syrian refugees fleeing fighting in northern Aleppo province have gathered at a border crossing with Turkey, UN and Turkish officials said. (BBC)

Russia’s Ministry of Defense has voiced its growing concerns over Turkey’s potential preparations for an invasion of Syria.

Syrians fled an intensifying Russian assault around Aleppo on Friday, and aid workers said they feared the city, which once held two million people, could soon fall under a full government siege, reports Turkish newspaper Today’s Zeman.