After years of expansion, the Turkish economy has been faltering. Exports, investment and growth have all slowed. That has more than a little to do with President Erdogan’s strongman politics.
After a series of rises, the US central bank's policy meeting decided to hold interest rates in their current range. It also predicted a gloomier outlook for growth than that coming from Trump's White House.
Turkey's Erdogan continues to show footage from the Christchurch mosque shooting to drum up support ahead of local elections. His comments have triggered diplomatic rebukes from New Zealand and Australia.
The Turkish president has repeatedly shown video footage of the Christchurch mosque shooting. New Zealand's deputy prime minister discussed the screenings with Erdogan at an emergency summit of Muslim nations.
Turkey's president is showing livestreamed footage of the mass shooting in Christchurch to his supporters at campaign rallies. New Zealand's foreign minister has warned such actions could cause real damage.
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