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Erdogan says US Jerusalem move 'plays into hands' of terrorists

Erdogan says US Jerusalem move 'plays into hands' of terrorists

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday strongly warned the United States against recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, saying the move would help terror groups.

Erdogan threatens to cut ties with Israel over US move on Jerusalem

Erdogan threatens to cut ties with Israel over US move on Jerusalem

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to break off diplomatic ties with Israel if US President Donald Trump goes ahead with his campaign pledge to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state.

China manufacturing activity contracts for a fifth month

China manufacturing activity contracts for a fifth month

Activity in China’s manufacturing sector contracted for a fifth straight month in December, an official survey showed yesterday, reinforcing fears the world’s second-largest economy may be stuck in a protracted slowdown despite a flurry of stimulus measures.