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Trump claims a victory in China trade war, but US farmers want details

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2019

NEW YORK (AFP): Saying China has promised to buy up to $50 billion in US agricultural products, President Donald Trump is encouraging American farmers to prepare for a major influx of business. But after months of losses and uncertainty amid the trade war Trump launched, many in the farm sector say they need more detail…

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Bangladeshi court sentences 5 people to death

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2019

DHAKA (AA): A Bangladeshi court on Tuesday sentenced five people to death for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971, local media reports said. The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT), a local court formed to hear cases related to the war that marked the country’s secession from Pakistan, convicted them of killings, abduction,…

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US defense chief to ‘press’ for NATO response to Turkey

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday he will rally NATO allies to take action against Turkey during the transatlantic alliance’s defense ministerial next week. “I will be visiting @NATO next week where I plan to press our other NATO allies to take collective & individual diplomatic & economic measures” in response to…

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