The UN aviation agency said there has been progress in its talks with Ukraine and Russia toward allowing air traffic to resume in international airspace over the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, and that work was continuing to find a solution.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said it would be up to the UN Security Council to decide whether to establish a no-fly zone inside Syria and said he backed the involvement of Russia and China in planned peace talks.
Qatar has called on world powers to prepare a "Plan B" for Syria within weeks and set up a no-fly zone to provide a safe haven inside the country in case international mediator Lakhdar Brahimi fails to make progress i
The United States and Turkey indicated on Saturday they might impose no-fly zones in Syria as battles between rebels and President Bashar al-Assad's forces shook Aleppo and fighting erupted in the heart of Damascus.
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Supporters of a no-fly zone to halt Libyan government air strikes on rebels circulated a draft resolution at the UN Security Council on Tuesday that would authorise one, but other states said questions remained.
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces pressed closer to the opposition stronghold of Benghazi while diplomatic efforts to impose a no-fly zone to help the rebels made little headway.
France pressured G8 foreign ministers at a meeting
Libya's rebel leadership made an impassioned plea on Wednesday for the international community to impose a no-fly zone to ground Muammar Gaddafi's warplanes and halt the daily death toll.
From his Tripoli stronghold in the west, Gaddafi s