Erdogan accuses US of waging economic 'war' against Turkey as he threatens to ‘look for new allies’

Erdogan accuses US of waging economic 'war' against Turkey as he threatens to ‘look for new allies’Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the US of waging economic “war” on Turkey amid a downturn that has seen the currency plunge. The warning came after his US counterpart, Donald Trump, escalated a feud by doubling tariffs on metals imports. Speaking in the northeastern province of Rize, Mr Erdogan said dollars, euros and gold were now “the bullets, cannonballs and missiles of the economic war being waged against our country”.


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Russia likens US sanctions to economic war — and threatens response 'by other means'

  1. Russia likens US sanctions to economic war — and threatens response ‘by other means’  CNBC
  2. Russia denounces new US sanctions as illegal, mulls retaliation  Reuters
  3. The tightening vice of US sanctions on Moscow  Financial Times
  4. Russian Stocks, Ruble Take Hit on Uncertainty Over US Sanctions  Wall Street Journal
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Judge Threatens Sessions With Contempt Over Deported Asylum Seekers

  1. Judge Threatens Sessions With Contempt Over Deported Asylum Seekers  New York Times
  2. Judge Orders Return Of Deported Asylum-Seekers  NPR
  3. ‘Pretty outrageous’: Federal judge blasts US, orders plane carrying deported mother and daughter to turn around  USA TODAY
  4. Lawsuit Challenges Administration’s Crackdown On Asylum-Seekers  NPR
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China Threatens to Impose Tariffs on $60 Billion of US Products

  1. China Threatens to Impose Tariffs on $60 Billion of US Products  Wall Street Journal
  2. China Plans Tariffs on $60 Billion of Imports to Counter Trump  Bloomberg
  3. China says it will retaliate with tariffs on $60 billion in US goods  CNBC
  4. Xi Jinping sees some pushback against his iron-fisted rule  Washington Post
  5. US-China tariffs threaten European capital goods supply chains  Reuters
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Dow set to drop nearly 200 points after Trump threatens China with bigger tariffs

  1. Dow set to drop nearly 200 points after Trump threatens China with bigger tariffs  CNBC
  2. Trade war slams stock markets again  CNNMoney
  3. Global Stocks Slide as White House Tightens Trade Screws on China  TheStreet.com
  4. Developing nations wary of US, EU moves  Chinadaily USA
  5. Commentary: Commodities may be first to show real impact of Trump-China trade war  Reuters
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Intensity of fires in US West threatens to push firefighters to the brink

  1. Intensity of fires in US West threatens to push firefighters to the brink  Reuters
  2. New fires threaten homes in Northern California’s El Dorado County, taxing firefighter resources  Los Angeles Times
  3. Cat and chicken form unlikely friendship in Carr Fire, get rescued by Grass Valley crew  Sacramento Bee
  4. Weary California Firefighters Mourn a Fallen Colleague, ‘Our Brother’  New York Times
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Trump threatens to raise tariffs on Chinese goods to 25%, up from 10%

Trump threatens to raise tariffs on Chinese goods to 25%, up from 10%The United States may jack up the tariff rate on the next $200 billion in Chinese imports it plans to target as it pressures Beijing to reform its trade practices, US officials said Wednesday. President Donald Trump asked the US Trade Representative to consider increasing the proposed tariffs to 25 percent from the planned 10 percent, USTR Robert Lighthizer said. “We have been very clear about the specific changes China should undertake.


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