Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan turns a deaf ear to a European Union warning to tone down his inflammatory rhetoric against its leaders, this time lashing out at German Chancellor Angela Merkel as a “terrorist supporter.”
Turkey's deputy ambassador to Switzerland has claimed asylum, according to Swiss media.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Germany of supporting terrorism after German authorities canceled planned rallies in support of a referendum in Turkey aimed at expanding Erdogan’s executive powers.
The mayor of the northern French city of Calais has banned local aid groups from providing food to the refugees gathering at the site of a former camp in the hope of crossing to the United Kingdom.
French police have detained far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s bodyguard and chief of staff in custody.
French centrist politician Emmanuel Macron has lost ground to his closest election rival, conservative Francois Fillon, and might not make a May 7 runoff against far-right leader Marine Le Pen, an opinion poll showed on Tuesday.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said attempts to cheat at intra-Syrian talks in Geneva will have a bad effect on the political process
According to the chairman of the Munich Security Conference, Trump’s support of Eurosceptic sentiments in the EU would lead to a non-military conflict between Washington and Brussels.
NATO has announced new plans to beef up its presence in the Black Sea, in a move almost certain to draw Russian ire.