At the beginning of the week, it was a police patrol that had been targeted near the city of Tarterêts. It was not the police that they were attacking this time but the army. An army patrol was attacked and rocked this Friday night around 20 hours in Corbeil-Essonnes by ten young, hooded men. Source Le Parasien
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The German government is considering scrapping a scheme that supports companies operating in Turkey. The move comes after reports surfaced that Turkey had issued a blacklist of German companies it accuses of supporting terrorism. Source Deutsche Welle
A former Chinese diplomat, who was earlier Consul General in Mumbai, told Chinese state media on Wednesday that Indian troops faced three options at Doklam as the stand-off entered one month: withdrawal, capture or an attack by China “should the dispute escalate”. Source India Today
Turkey wants Israel to use its clout to push Cyprus into allowing a pipeline to pass through its waters so the region’s natural gas can be exported to Europe. Source: Bloomberg