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Sims shares slump as US-China trade war bites profits

Sims shares slump as US-China trade war bites profits

Sims is one of the first large Australian companies to issue a set of results that has been directly impacted by the trade war.

  • by Sarah Danckert & Sumeyya Ilanbey

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Erdogan tells Trump Turkey ready to take over Syria's Manbij
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Erdogan tells Trump Turkey ready to take over Syria's Manbij

Manbij, which US-backed forces captured from Islamic State in 2016, has emerged as a focal point of tensions after Trump's decision to withdraw from Syria.

  • by Sarah Dadouch
Turkish prosecutors reportedly seek arrest warrant for NBA player
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Turkish prosecutors reportedly seek arrest warrant for NBA player

New York Knicks centre Enes Kanter, who has previously feared for his safety over his public criticism of the Turkish government, refuses to travel to Europe.

Turkey hits back at Trump's vow to defend Kurdish militia
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Turkey hits back at Trump's vow to defend Kurdish militia

Turkey responds to Donald Trump's threat to "devastate Turkey economically" if US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria are attacked.

Syrian army shells areas held by insurgents in north-west's Idlib
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Syrian army shells areas held by insurgents in north-west's Idlib

The developments threaten to derail a cease-fire reached in September between Turkey and Russia that averted a potentially catastrophic Syrian army assault on Idlib.

Turkish leader blasts US on bid to shield Syrian Kurds
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Turkish leader blasts US on bid to shield Syrian Kurds

Erdogan scolds US national security adviser John Bolton on live television.

  • by Kareem Fahim and Karen DeYoung
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How a man who helped run a brutal military machine lives with the fallout
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How a man who helped run a brutal military machine lives with the fallout

Yasseen saw what the Syrian regime was prepared to do to win a war against its own people. He was an air force officer. He helped them do it.

  • by Michael Bachelard & Kate Geraghty
The world doesn't want them, so what will Syria's refugees do now?
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The world doesn't want them, so what will Syria's refugees do now?

In Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq, six million Syrians are camped out. Pressure is building for them to go back to Syria. So we asked them what they think.

  • by Michael Bachelard & Kate Geraghty
Syrian surprise: How Trump's phone call changed the war
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Syrian surprise: How Trump's phone call changed the war

US President Donald Trump's declaration in a phone call he was pulling US troops from Syria has left Turkey scrambling.

  • by Orhan Coskun
What happens next for a broken Syria now the US is quitting?
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What happens next for a broken Syria now the US is quitting?

The Syria that the US military is vacating is a Balkanised version of the country that plunged into a calamitous civil war nearly eight years ago.

  • by Vivian Yee
Turkey says it will take over fight against Islamic State
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Turkey says it will take over fight against Islamic State

Turkey will take over the fight against IS militants in Syria as the United States withdraws its troops, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.

  • by Ece Toksabay and Dahlia Nehme