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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

Hong Kong medics join anti-government...

Hong Kong medics join anti-government...

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Sat, Oct 26 2019

Protesters are angry about what they see as creeping Chinese interference in Hong Kong

10 killed as storms ravage eastern...

10 killed as storms ravage eastern...

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Sat, Oct 26 2019

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a disaster task force meeting on Saturday

Hong Kong set for more subdued weekend...

Hong Kong set for more subdued weekend...

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Fri, Oct 25 2019

The residents are angry at what they see as a relentless march towards mainland control

Lion Air families tell 737 MAX design...

Lion Air families tell 737 MAX design...

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Wed, Oct 23 2019

The final report will be released on Friday

China plans to replace Hong Kong leader...

China plans to replace Hong Kong leader...

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Wed, Oct 23 2019

Officials in China want the situation in Hong Kong to stabilize before making a final decision, the Financial...

Hong Kong firms, lacking riot insurance,...

Hong Kong firms, lacking riot insurance,...

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Mon, Oct 21 2019

Coverage for civil unrest, particularly for small and mid-sized firms, is uncommon

Indonesia's Jokowi kicks off fresh term...

Indonesia's Jokowi kicks off fresh term...

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Sun, Oct 20 2019

Jokowi was hailed as Indonesia's answer to Barack Obama when he was first elected in 2014

Hong Kong leader abandons policy speech...

Hong Kong leader abandons policy speech...

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Wed, Oct 16 2019

Lam, who has historic low approval ratings, tried twice to begin her policy address inside the Legislative...

Hong Kong bans protesters from police...

Hong Kong bans protesters from police...

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Tue, Oct 15 2019

The government has refused to concede to the protesters’ demand for an independent inquiry into...

Rescuers slog through mud as Japan typhoon...

Rescuers slog through mud as Japan typhoon...

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Tue, Oct 15 2019

Fifteen people remain missing nearly three days after Typhoon Hagibis smashed into central and eastern...