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Five dead as quake strikes in remote part of China’s Sichuan province

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

BEIJING (Reuters): An earthquake measuring 6.5 in magnitude struck China’s remote and mountainous southwestern province of Sichuan on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, killing five people and causing some damage to buildings in a tourist resort. The quake struck in a sparsely populated area 200 km (120 miles) west-northwest of the city of Guangyuan […]

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Tillerson in Thailand as US ties improve

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

BANGKOK (REUTERS): Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Thailand on Tuesday in the highest level visit by a US official since a military coup in 2014 soured relations with the United States and brought the ruling junta closer to China. Tillerson’s visit follows his attendance at a regional security forum in Manila at the […]

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Turkey’s Erdogan claims Germany assisting terrorists

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2017

ANKARA (REUTERS): Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany on Monday of assisting terrorists by not responding to thousands of files sent to Berlin or handing over suspects wanted by Turkish authorities. “Germany is abetting terrorists,” Erdogan told a conference in the Black Sea province of Rize, in comments likely to further escalate tensions between the […]

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