On Wednesday 28 February 2018, Turkey accused the French Presidency of having “lacked frankness” by asserting that Emmanuel Macron had said in a telephone conversation with Recep Tayyip Erdogan that the truce demanded by the UN in Syria also concerned the Ankara offensive in that country. According to the Elysée, Mr Macron said in a…

On Thursday 4 January 2018, the U.S. Department of State said it would suspend aid to Pakistan after the president criticized the nation for supporting terrorists. State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the U.S. would withhold military equipment deliveries and security-related funds. News of the decision came just days after President Donald Trump tweeted his dismay…