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    HK activist Wong leaves jail, vows to join protests

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:10am on June 18, 2019

    Leading Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison Monday and vowed to join historic anti-government protests rocking the finance hub, as activists...

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    At least 12 killed in Indonesia bus accident

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 01:58pm on June 17, 2019

    At least 12 people were killed and dozens more injured in an Indonesian...

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    Earthquake jolts eastern Indonesia: Agency

    Reuters . Jakarta | Updated at 12:24pm on June 17, 2019

    An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday...

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    Anti-govt protesters free highway outside HK parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:52am on June 17, 2019

    Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong ended their occupation of...

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    HK leader apologises as massive rally chokes city

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 08:13pm on June 16, 2019

    Hundreds of thousands of protesters choked Hong Kong’s streets for a second straight Sunday in a defiant rebuke of a reviled extradition law, piling pressure...

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    Hong Kong protestors hold huge rally

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:50pm on June 16, 2019

    Hong Kong was braced for another mass rally on Sunday as public anger seethed following...

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    Hong Kong halts extradition bill

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    Hong Kong’s embattled leader on Saturday suspended a hugely divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China, in a major climbdown following unprecedented unrest, but...

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    South Sudan sees record hunger levels

    Agence France-Presse . Juba, South Sudan | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    A record number of almost seven million people are facing severe hunger in South Sudan, despite a peace agreement which has largely stopped fighting after...

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    Putin gives Xi ice cream on birthday

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    Chinese president Xi Jinping celebrated his 66th birthday on Saturday with Russian president Vladimir Putin, who Xi considers a close friend and who gave Xi...

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    Indonesia returns five containers of waste to the US

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2019

    Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a ‘dumping ground’, officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian...

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