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A letter from Beijing on China's response to the Hong Kong riots.
The Turkish president is happy to be alone in the world if it means he remains unchallenged at home.
Plus, Johnson touts deal, homeless evicted from Westminster, Harry talks of pain of camera flashes and drug violence in Mexico.
Plus, Morgan floats Netflix model for BBC, Trump defends abandoning Kurds, 12,000 Asda staff could face sack.
The Kurds sacrificed their lives to fight IS and now they are being abandoned by their Western allies
As I try to relax on the Greek island, which is romantically haunted by Cohen and Marianne Ihlen, I am yet further haunted by one of Beckett's letters, and by grammar.
Donald Trump’s ignorance and Turkey’s onslaught against the Kurds have emboldened Islamic State and the murderous Assad regime – and strengthened Russia’s control over the blighted country.
The Kurdish people are used to being let down by the West, but Donald Trump's abandonment of north-eastern Syria to Erdogan and Assad may be the most squalid betrayal of all.
Donald Trump's actions on Syria expose his catastrophic impulsiveness, but America's strategic incoherence and weakness goes well beyond the president.
Even a revived Bernie Sanders and former vice president Joe Biden look to be playing catchup.
Emmanuel Macron’s ministers have failed to defend a Muslim woman ordered to remove her hijab by a far-right National Rally official.