At a gathering in Istanbul, religious authorities draft a plan to combat extremism.
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (left) shakes hands with Laurent Fabius, France foreign minister, prior to a meeting this week in Paris. Davutoglu and other top diplomats met to discuss efforts to bring a truce to the Gaza Strip. Participating were representatives from Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Qatar, the United States and the European Union. [AFP]