• Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019
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Hong Kong campus holdouts desperately...

Hong Kong campus holdouts desperately...

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Tue, Nov 19 2019

Some 235 injured were taken to hospital on Tuesday

China defends Xinjiang crackdown after...

China defends Xinjiang crackdown after...

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Mon, Nov 18 2019

The documents, leaked by an unnamed official, included unpublished speeches by Xi as well as directives...

Hong Kong protesters pinned back on...

Hong Kong protesters pinned back on...

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Mon, Nov 18 2019

Some were arrested, tackled to the ground, as others scrambled and tripped over barricades and fences...

Hong Kong protesters fire bows, arrows...

Hong Kong protesters fire bows, arrows...

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Sun, Nov 17 2019

Protesters stripped down to their underwear, before being hosed down by colleagues with fresh water

Indonesians quitting 'rice addiction'...

Indonesians quitting 'rice addiction'...

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Thu, Nov 14 2019

Most of the world's sufferers live in low and middle-income countries like Indonesia

Another day of chaos looms for Hong...

Another day of chaos looms for Hong...

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Thu, Nov 14 2019

Protesters torched vehicles and buildings, hurled petrol bombs at police stations and trains and vandalized...

Uighur: China running more camps than...

Uighur: China running more camps than...

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Wed, Nov 13 2019

An analyst who formerly worked in US intelligence, said that around 40% of the sites had not been previously...

Suspected suicide bomber dies in attack...

Suspected suicide bomber dies in attack...

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Wed, Nov 13 2019

The motive for Wednesday's attack was not immediately clear, but Indonesia, the world’s most...

Chaos in Hong Kong as pro-democracy...

Chaos in Hong Kong as pro-democracy...

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Wed, Nov 13 2019

Various lines on the subway - used daily by more than half of the city's 7.5 million people - were...

Hong Kong protests hit universities,...

Hong Kong protests hit universities,...

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Tue, Nov 12 2019

Hundreds of hardcore protesters, dressed in their signature black clothes and masks, then used a bus...

Police shoot protester, man set on fire...

Police shoot protester, man set on fire...

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Mon, Nov 11 2019

A masked assailant also doused a man with a flammable liquid and set him ablaze during an argument, with...

Huge Hong Kong rally after student dies,...

Huge Hong Kong rally after student dies,...

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Sat, Nov 9 2019

Tensions have soared since the death on Friday of Alex Chow, 22, who succumbed to head injuries sustained...

Hong Kong girds for more protests, student...

Hong Kong girds for more protests, student...

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Fri, Nov 8 2019

Notices circulated on social media said students planned a march on Friday at the Hong Kong University...

Vietnam arrests 8 over UK truck...

Vietnam arrests 8 over UK truck...

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Mon, Nov 4 2019

British police initially said the victims were Chinese, but several Vietnamese families came forward...

Chinese state media urge 'tougher line'...

Chinese state media urge 'tougher line'...

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Mon, Nov 4 2019

Police fired tear gas at black-clad protesters as Hong Kong faced some of the worst violence in...

Hong Kong shopping mall clashes end...

Hong Kong shopping mall clashes end...

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Sun, Nov 3 2019

Police said protesters had vandalised a restaurant after a peaceful chanting of slogans

Indonesian man who set adultery laws...

Indonesian man who set adultery laws...

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Fri, Nov 1 2019

Flogging is a common punishment for a range of offences in the deeply conservative Aceh region on Sumatra...

HK police fire tear gas in Kowloon as...

HK police fire tear gas in Kowloon as...

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Thu, Oct 31 2019

Hundreds of protesters, many dressed all in black and wearing now-banned face masks, knelt in the key...

Strong quake kills 6 in

Strong quake kills 6 in

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Tue, Oct 29 2019

Terrified locals ran into the streets after the shallow quake, which hit the island of Mindanao

Hong Kong enters recession as protests...

Hong Kong enters recession as protests...

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Mon, Oct 28 2019

Protesters are angry about what they view as increasing interference by Beijing in Hong Kong

3 killed in fresh violence in Indonesia's...

3 killed in fresh violence in Indonesia's...

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Sun, Oct 27 2019

The clash comes as Indonesian president Joko Widodo on Sunday was to visit the restive region