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Turkey, Qatar launch joint military exercises

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

ISTANBUL: Turkey and its main regional ally Qatar on Tuesday launched military exercises in the emirate that will involve some 250 Turkish troops and 30 armoured vehicles, reports said. The exercises come as Ankara presses on with its unequivocal backing of Doha in the crisis triggered by the political and economic isolation of Qatar by […]

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China blames India of ‘concocting’ excuses over LoC violations

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

BEIJING: China accused India on Wednesday of ‘concocting’ excuses over the illegal entry of the South Asian nation’s military into Chinese territory on their disputed border, adding that China had shown great restraint. The stand-off on a plateau next to the mountainous Indian state of Sikkim, which borders China, has ratcheted up tension between the neighbours, who share a 3,500-km […]

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Tillerson says he and Trump disagree over Iran nuclear deal

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2017

WASHINGTON (REUTERS): US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged on Tuesday that he and President Donald Trump disagree over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and said the two men discuss how to use the international agreement to advance administration policies. Trump at times vowed during the 2016 presidential election campaign to withdraw from the agreement, […]

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