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Amidst a second COVID-19 lockdown, Macron is facing mounting international backlash and a boycott of French goods over his comments about Islam

Diplomatic tensions between Turkey and France are rising with the European Commission calling on Turkey to refrain from verbal attacks. French officials have stated that religious sites are on “high security” after protests have grown across the Middle East and Muslim world. Charlie Hebdo also published a cartoon mocking Turkish […]
Amidst a second COVID-19 lockdown, Macron is facing mounting international backlash and a boycott of French goods over his comments about Islam
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Trump’s phone calls with world leaders are said to be so unhinged that US officials think the president is ‘delusional’ and a national security threat

The Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein on Monday painted a scathing portrait of President Donald Trump’s conduct on the world stage, particularly as it relates to his conversations with other leaders. Multiple sources described the US president as bullying and belittling allies while fawning over autocratic leaders. Sources said that Trump […]
Trump’s phone calls with world leaders are said to be so unhinged that US officials think the president is ‘delusional’ and a national security threat
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Turkey’s plan to flood Europe with millions of refugees if it is condemned for attacking Syria is a real and dangerous threat, officials warn

Turkish threats to send millions of Syrian refugees to Europe’s doorstep if it is sanctioned or condemned for its military intervention in northeast Syria are credible, European and Turkish security officials told Business Insider Friday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to flood Europe with Syrian refugees if EU […]
Turkey’s plan to flood Europe with millions of refugees if it is condemned for attacking Syria is a real and dangerous threat, officials warn
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Turkey is investigating JPMorgan after the bank advised clients to short the lira

Turkey launched probes into JPMorgan after claiming that the bank’s research note suggesting investors short the country’s currency was “misleading and manipulative.” It’s not the first time the country has hit out at foreign investors over alleged currency issues with Turkey’s President, Tayyip Erdogan, warning they would pay a “heavy […]
Turkey is investigating JPMorgan after the bank advised clients to short the lira
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Trump administration’s reported effort to ‘barter’ a US resident to convince Turkey to ramp down Khashoggi probe stuns foreign-policy veterans

National-security and foreign-policy veterans were floored by a bombshell report that the US weighed extraditing one of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s biggest enemies to get Turkey to ease up on its investigation into the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Turkey is furious at the Saudi government for carrying […]
Trump administration’s reported effort to ‘barter’ a US resident to convince Turkey to ramp down Khashoggi probe stuns foreign-policy veterans