White House Monitoring Turkey's Financial Situation
The Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the United States of stabbing his country in the back. Also: Cuba has begun a three-month period of public debate on its new constitution and why Indonesia's capital Jakarta is sinking.
Turkey Accuses US of 'Stab in Back' as Currency Turmoil Continues
Efforts to ease Turkish economic woes have failed to stop market turmoil amid row with US. Also, Iran's Supreme Leader blames government for economic troubles, how people in Peru are suffering metal-poisoning and blame it on mining, UK government pledges to eradicate rough sleeping by 2027, and what can the US do to reduce its enormous output of plastic waste ?
Neo-Nazis hold rally on anniversary of Charlottesville
Neo-Nazis demonstrate in Washington DC but are dwarfed by counter-protestors. Turkey draws up a plan to stabilise the currency and Nasa launches its mission to "touch the sun".
Mass protests in Romania
More than twenty thousand people demonstrated in the capital Bucharest on Saturday. They're accusing the left-wing government of abusing its powers. Also, a look back on the life of the Nobel prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul, and how crows are being used to gather litter at a French theme park.
Saudis to Investigate Deadly Yemeni Air Strike
The Saudi-led attack has been widely condemned and Saudi Arabia said it will investigate what happened. The UN Security Council says it wants a credible inquiry. Also, allegations that more than a million ethnic Uighurs are in internment camps in China, and a NASA satellite will boldly go where no satellite has gone before.
Turkey's Lira Crisis
The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has called on his people to support their struggling currency as its value hit new lows. Also: Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change mounts a legal challenge to last week's presidential election, and the anti-fat pill for mice.
US Launches Plans For Space Force
The Force would protect satellites and require an annual budget of around eight billion dollars. Also, a deadly missile attack kills and wounds dozens of children in Yemen, and why an arrest in Slovakia is music to the ears of some unhappy neighbours.
Strike on Yemen Bus Kills Many Children
The International Committee of the Red Cross says scores of children, mostly under ten, were killed in Saudi-led coalition attack. Also: US Skripal sanctions hit Russian rouble and regular exercise 'best for mental health'.