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Thousands of Syrians Flee Aleppo to Escape Russian Airstrikes

Tens of thousands of Syrians fled their homes in Aleppo Friday, headed toward Turkey as Russia intensified its aerial bombardment in northern Syria against rebel groups trying to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad. A charity, the Turkish Humanitarian Relief Foundation, said 50,000 refugees had arrived at the Syrian-Turkish border, although Ankara closed its crossing point and it was not clear if any would be allowed to enter. The charity said it is setting up tent camps in Syria near the...

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