The fate of Andrew Brunson, charged with terror offenses by a Turkish court, also overshadows the predicament of a Turkish-American scientist from NASA and several Turkish workers for the USA diplomatic mission who were arrested in Turkey. Lawmakers in Washington passed a bill effectively delaying the shipping of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey.
The US pastor, who has already spent almost two years behind bars in Turkey, has denied the charges, calling them "shameful and disgusting". "The Europeans will maintain the existing objections to certain Erdogan policies and continue to voice their concerns, but that won't stop them from developing pragmatic cooperation with Turkey", he said. "They have not acted as a friend".
Erdogan wrote in an op-ed last week for The New York Times: "The Turkish people expected the United States to unequivocally condemn the attack and express solidarity with Turkey's elected leadership".
The lira firmed as far as 5.75 against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday and stood at 5.90 at 2058 GMT. "Would the amount of Turkey's debts decrease?"
The U.S. recently slapped financial sanctions on two Turkish ministers and doubled steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey over the pastor's continued detention, causing economic upheaval in Turkey.
A banking watchdog's step to limit foreign exchange swap transactions also helped the currency. On Friday, it further broadened those caps. Upholding a lower court's decision earlier this week, it also ruled against lifting a travel ban imposed on Brunson.
Turkey and its firms face repayments of almost US$3.8 billion (S$5.2 billion) on foreign currency bonds in October, Societe General has calculated.
The Turkish president emphasized Turkey's determination to eliminate all threats from Syria and Iraq.
After each downgrading Turkey by one notch, S&P said it expected a recession next year while Moody's said a weakening of Turkey's public institutions had made policymaking less predictable.
Companies that for years have borrowed overseas at low interest rates have seen their cost of servicing foreign debt rise by a quarter in lira terms in two months.
The US comments came after finance minister Berat Albayrak, Mr Erdogan's son-in-law, assured investors on Thursday that Turkey would emerge stronger from its currency crisis, insisting its banks were healthy and signalling it could ride out the dispute.
Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of worldwide investors on a conference call on Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles.
Erdogan has remained defiant, urging Turks to sell their gold and dollars for lira.
Turkish markets will be closed from midday on Monday for the rest of the week for the Muslim Eid al-Adha festival.
The move by Turkey's Gulf ally offered further support to a lira rally after the Turkish central bank tightened liquidity and curbed selling of the currency.
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The White House Council of Economic Advisers posted an apology on Twitter, saying there was a miscommunication to Sanders. After eight years of president Obama in office, he only created 195,000 jobs for African-Americans.
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Podut said: "Almost all of the public sector is malfunctioning, it must be changed completely and replaced with capable people". Those changes made it through parliament but are now being challenged in the country's constitutional court.
Saudi's foreign ministry called the statement "a major, unacceptable affront to the kingdom's laws and judicial process". The report also said all Saudi Arabian students now studying in Canada will be transferred to other countries.
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The jury heard how Mr Manafort made tens of millions of dollars for political work with pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine. Manafort's defense is seeking to pin the blame on Gates himself, who has acknowledged embezzling from Manafort's firm.
Meanwhile, former Celtic winger Patrick Roberts is reportedly joining La Liga side Girona on loan from Manchester City. Celtic suffered a 2-1 defeat to AEK Athens this evening that now sees the Scot's side slip into the Europa League.
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A Turkish delegation visited Washington for talks this week but left with no signs of a breakthrough. Since some of Turkey's debt is in dollars, it's also making the country's financial situation worse.
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The 65-minute launch window opens at 3:33 am (0733 GMT), and the weather forecast is 70 percent favorable for takeoff, NASA said . While granting us life, the sun also has the power to disrupt spacecraft in orbit, and communications and electronics on Earth.
An article Thursday in the Rodong Sinmun said a formal peace treaty ending the Korean War must take place before denuclearization. It has urged Washington to take reciprocal steps including officially declaring an end to the war and dropping sanctions.
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The Space Force idea, which Trump first floated publicly in March 2018 , has been controversial within military circles. On Thursday, Mattis said "space is one of our vital national interests" and is "no longer a new domain".