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China digs in for protracted trade fight with US

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2019

BEIJING (AFP): China is digging in for a tough period of deteriorating ties with the United States, fanning the flames of patriotism with Korean War films, a viral song on the trade war, and editorials lambasting Washington. The trade spat has turned into a war of words since President Donald Trump blacklisted Huawei last week…

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Aide to winning BJP candidate Smriti Irani shot dead

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2019

MUMBAI (Reuters): An aide to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Smriti Irani, who recently defeated Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi for a seat in parliament, was shot dead overnight, police said on Sunday. Surendra Singh was an aide to Irani, a former television actress and dogged minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet. In one…

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Iran’s president says country could hold vote over nuke deal

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) : Iran’s president has suggested the Islamic Republic could hold a referendum over the country’s nuclear program amid the unraveling deal with world powers and heightened tensions with the United States, Iranian media reported Sunday. According to the official IRNA news agency, President Hassan Rouhani, who was last week publicly chastised by…

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