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The Latest: Hong Kong protest activists reject apology

Jun 16, 2019

Pro-democracy activists helping to drive mass protests in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law have rejected an apology issued by the city's top local leader

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Hong Kong marchers gather as protester's death mourned

Jun 16, 2019

Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the streets

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UN counterterrorism chief makes controversy trip to Xinjiang

Jun 16, 2019

China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief has visited Xinjiang despite protests from the U.S. and a rights group that the trip would be inappropriate in light of the human rights conditions in the far west region

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Hong Kong protesters vow to keep fighting extradition law

Jun 12, 2019

Hong Kong students and civil rights activists vowed to keep protesting a proposed extradition bill that has become a lightning rod for concerns over greater Chinese control and erosion of civil liberties in the former British colony

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The Latest: HK leader doesn't say if she will withdraw bill

Jun 12, 2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has spoken tearfully about the sacrifices she has made for the city in response to questions about whether she is "selling out" the territory by trying to push through a controversial extradition bill

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65 Rohingya Muslims found shipwrecked in southern Thailand

Jun 11, 2019

Thai officials say they have discovered 65 ethnic Rohingya Muslim refugees who were shipwrecked and stranded in southern Thailand

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China telecom giant Huawei hints US pressure hurting sales

Jun 11, 2019

China telecom giant Huawei hints US pressure hurting global expansion

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When disaster hits, Indonesia's Islamists are first to help

Jun 11, 2019

Indonesia's Islamic Defenders Front is known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, but over the past decade and a half has repurposed its militia into a force that's often first to help in times of disaster

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Hong Kong extradition bill near approval despite big protest

Jun 10, 2019

Hong Kong's leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against them

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Trade war clouds outlook as finance chiefs meet in Japan

Jun 7, 2019

Trade war clouds outlook as finance chiefs, central bankers meet in Japan

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