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Trump threatens Turkey with new sanctions as feud escalates

Relations between US and Turkey took a further turn for the worse, as Washington warned Ankara with more economic sanctions in the last hours unless the latter releases US pastor Andrew Brunson. The US ‘will pay nothing’ to Turkey for the release of detained pastor, President Donald Trump tweeted on …

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Trump threatens Erdogan with new sanctions if Brunson not released by Sun afternoon

The crisis between Turkey and US escalates, as President Donald Trump has given an ultimatum to Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to release US pastor Andrew Brunson by Sunday afternoon or face more sanctions, Turkey’s president revealed late on Saturday. Erdogan’s response was a “warning” that the United States is …

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Trump brings Erdogan to his knees, doubles tariffs as ally turns foe

US President Donald Trump brought his Turkish counterpart Recept Tayyip Erdogan to his knees on Friday afternoon. While Turkish Finance Minister and Erdogan’s son-in-law was revealing an admittedly weak plan on how to save the economy, Trump announced he doubles tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum. <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” …

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Greeks, Armenians protest Trump’s intervention for F-35 delivery to Turkey

The Armenian National Committee of American (ANCA), In Defense of Christians (IDC) and the Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC) expressed sharp disappointment on Friday  over the Trump Administration’s newly revealed opposition to Congressional restrictions upon the sale of advanced F-35 aircraft to Turkey. Trump Opposition to Congressional Restrictions on F-35 …

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Was statesman Alcibiades the Donald Trump of Ancient Greece?

What do prominent Ancient Greek statesman and general Alcibiades and US President Donald Trump have in common? Allegedly a lot of …unpleasant character features. “Privileged and narcissistic, a man who considered truth to be subjective, who casually manipulated facts to suit his own ambitious ends, who believed that the world …

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He came, refueled and left: US President Trump on Crete (videos)

He came, refueled and left. Air Force One landed on the island of Crete at 3:07 Sunday morning and took off 90 minutes later. On board US President Donald Trump, Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, and several journalists. The plane landed for refueling on the Souda Naval base and took for …

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US implements steel & aluminium tariffs, EU threatens with retaliation

A bad day for world trade: US moves forward with imposing tariffs on steel and aluminium, without exception for Canada, Mexico and the European block. The new measures 25% percent on steel and 10% on aluminium go into effect on 1. June 2018, US time. The European Union threatens with …

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US, UK and France launch strikes in Syria before Chemical Weapons investigation

Bombing has begun. US, UK, France launched missile strikes on Syria short before 4:00 o’ clock  Saturday. The strikes lasted for about one hour, more than 100 missiles were fired. The Strikes were reportedly launched while US President Donal Trump was still addressing the nation. Strikes rocked Damascus with explosions …

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