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Turkish president claims Emmanuel Macron ‘needs mental health treatment’ over his attitude to Islam

Turkish president claims Emmanuel Macron ‘needs mental health treatment’ over his attitude to Islam

World
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Emmanuel Macron needs mental health treatment over his attitude towards Muslims - prompting France to recall its ambassador.Paris has described Mr Erdogan's remarks as unacceptably rude, adding: "We are not accepting insults." During a party meeting, the Turkish leader had said: "What is the problem of this person called Macron with Muslims and Islam? Macron needs treatment on a mental level."What else can be said to a head of state who does not understand freedom of belief and who behaves in this way to millions of people living in his country who are members of a different faith?" Image: Mr Erdogan says his French counterpart 'does not understand freedom of belief' Mr Erdogan's remarks...
Gimme Some Lovin’ star Spencer Davis dies during treatment for pneumonia

Gimme Some Lovin’ star Spencer Davis dies during treatment for pneumonia

Entertainment
Singer and musician Spencer Davis, who founded The Spencer Davis Group, has died while being treated for pneumonia, his agent has said.The star, who had hits with songs including Keep On Running and Gimme Some Lovin' in the 1960s, died in hospital, aged 81. As fans paid tribute on social media, Bob Birk, his agent of more than 30 years, said in a statement sent to Sky News: "He was a very good friend."He was a highly ethical, very talented, good-hearted, extremely intelligent, generous man. He leaves behind his long time, domestic partner, June and three adult children."He will be missed." ...
Trump promises to make the COVID-19 treatment he had ‘free’ for all Americans

Trump promises to make the COVID-19 treatment he had ‘free’ for all Americans

World
Donald Trump has promised that the treatment he received for coronavirus will be offered to Americans for free.In a new video posted on Twitter, the president said: "I want to get for you what I got - and I'm going to make it free. You're not going to pay for it. "It wasn't your fault that this happened, it was China's fault. China's going to pay a big price for what they've done to the world." Elsewhere in the video, Mr Trump said he disagreed with the characterisation of the treatment manufactured by Regeneron as therapeutic - and said he thought of it as a cure."I want everybody to be given the same treatment as your president, because I feel great," he said. I feel perfect. "This was a blessing from God that I caught it. This was a blessing in disguise." ...

Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatment

Technology
The nearly 1 million people around the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 have left us a gift: Through desperate efforts to save their lives, scientists now better understand how to treat and prevent the disease — and millions of others may survive.Ming Wang, 71, and his wife were on a cruise from Australia, taking a break after decades of running the family’s Chinese restaurant in Papillion, Nebraska, when he was infected. In the 74 days he was hospitalized before his death in June, doctors frantically tried various experimental approaches, including enrolling him in a study of an antiviral drug that ultimately showed promise.“It was just touch and go. Everything they wanted to try we said yes, do it,” said Wang’s daughter, Anne Peterson. “We would give anything to have him back,...
Putin critic ‘poisoned’ after drinking cup of tea arrives in Germany for treatment

Putin critic ‘poisoned’ after drinking cup of tea arrives in Germany for treatment

World
A prominent critic of Vladimir Putin has arrived in Germany for medical treatment, amid claims he became seriously ill after drinking a cup of tea laced with poison.Alexei Navalny, who remains in a coma after his condition deteriorated on Thursday, was transported from a Siberian hospital to Berlin on a special medical plane. His flight to Berlin was organised by Cinema For Peace, a Berlin-based charity which supports film-based projects dealing with global humanitarian and environmental issues. ...