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France withdraws ambassador to Turkey amid rising tension with Erdogan

France withdraws ambassador to Turkey amid rising tension with Erdogan

World
Oct. 24 (UPI) -- France has withdrawn its ambassador to Turkey for "consultations" after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insulted President Emmanuel Macron in television remarks over the treatment of Muslims in France. Macron has vowed to work against "Islamist separatism" in France after a Paris teacher was beheaded in a plot linked to anger over cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad used in a middle school class. Advertisement "What is the problem of this person called Macron with Muslims and Islam?" Erdogan said in the central Turkish city of Kayseri on Saturday. "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 ...
Coronavirus: US withdraws emergency use of hydroxychloroquine

Coronavirus: US withdraws emergency use of hydroxychloroquine

Health
Emergency use of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for coronavirus has been withdrawn by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).The FDA said that new evidence from clinical trials meant that it was no longer reasonable to believe that the drug would produce an antiviral effect. President Donald Trump later defended promoting the use of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment of Covid-19.In March, the FDA granted the emergency use of the drug for some serious cases.But on Monday, the agency said clinical studies had suggested that hydroxychloroquine was ineffective in treating the deadly virus and failed to prevent infection among those exposed to it.Hydroxychloroquine 'does not save lives'Responding to the FDA'...

Coronavirus in sport live updates: Canada withdraws from Olympics, Arsenal delay training return, Premier League plans for June return

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest updates on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sport and how clubs across the world are reacting… How Premier League plan to finish season and start 2020/21 campaign on time Professional football in England postponed until at least April 30 Rugby Football Union cancels 2019/20 season for all […] talkSPORT
Amazon fires: Brazil will only accept help if Macron withdraws ‘insults’

Amazon fires: Brazil will only accept help if Macron withdraws ‘insults’

World
Brazil's president says he will only accept an offer of international aid to fight the devastating Amazon fires if French leader Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults".Jair Bolsonaro said Mr Macron had called him a liar and he accused the French president of questioning Brazil's sovereignty. It comes after Brazil's government said it would reject $ 20m (£16m) in aid from G7 countries to battle wildfires in the Amazon. Image: Emmanuel Macron (L) and Jair Bolsonaro (R) have been embroiled in a public war of words Mr Bolsonaro told reporters: "First of all, Macron has to withdraw his insults. He called me a liar."Before we talk or accept anything from France... he must withdraw these words then we can talk. ...
Bitcoin wallet Bitfi withdraws 'unhackable' claim

Bitcoin wallet Bitfi withdraws 'unhackable' claim

Technology
Bitfi, a cryptocurrency wallet backed by anti-virus software entrepreneur John McAfee, has issued a statement saying it will no longer describe its service as "unhackable".The announcement followed the release of evidence by a group of security researchers showing the wallet being compromised.However, Mr McAfee maintains that the claim stands.Bitfi had offered a $ 250,000 (£190,000) reward to anyone who hacked the wallet.But it stated that the Bitcoin inside must be removed from the wallet - which was controversial among the cybersecurity community as often weaknesses are identified but not acted upon.The group claimed to have hacked the wallet once before but Bitfi and Mr McAfee refused to accept their evidence.They said it didn't qualify for the ...