Turkish shelling of Syrian territory jeopardizes ceasefire: Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during the Arab League Forum in Moscow, on February 26, 2016. AFP

These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this edition of Press TV's Top 5:

  • Israel has slapped administrative detention orders on 84 Palestinians in the past ten days. Under the controversial procedure, prisoners can be held indefinitely without charge.
  • Russia says Turkey’s military buildup on the border and the shelling of Syrian territory could jeopardize the ceasefire and peace process in that country.
  • A platform endorsing freedom of thought in Turkey says the policies of President Erdogan spell disaster for the country.
  • In Nigeria, Muslims accuse the government of violating the law, by keeping their leader and many of his followers in detention without charge for months.
  • An Egyptian court sentences four political activists to jail for possessing leaflets that called for the regime's overthrow.

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