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    HK protesters are mobsters: China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 02:53pm on November 08, 2019

    China has slammed radical protesters in Hong Kong as mobsters using violence to influence upcoming local elections, after a pro-Beijing lawmaker was injured in a...

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    HK student’s death triggers fresh outrage

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:16pm on November 08, 2019

    A Hong Kong student who sustained head injuries when he fell during clashes with police died on Friday, triggering a fresh wave of outrage from...

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    Taiwan warns of possible attack if China’s slowdown ‘becomes serious’

    Reuters . Taipei | Updated at 11:16pm on November 07, 2019

    Beijing could resort to military conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the world’s second largest economy amid trade war...

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    Thai PM says Cambodian opposition leader not allowed to transit

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:50pm on November 06, 2019

    Thailand will not allow Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy to transit through the kingdom in a bid to return to Phnom Penh, prime minister Prayut...

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    15 killed in suspected rebel attacks in Thailand

    Agence-France-Presse . Thailand | Updated at 11:35am on November 06, 2019

    At least fifteen people were gunned down in an ambush by suspected Muslim militants in Thailand’s violence-wracked south, an army spokesman said on Wednesday, one...

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    Xi voices ‘trust’ in HK leader, concern over unrest

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 10:48pm on November 05, 2019

    Chinese president Xi Jinping has expressed a ‘high degree of trust’ in Hong Kong’s unpopular leader Carrie Lam as the two met after months of...

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    Xi Jinping says world must ‘tear down walls’

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 04:01pm on November 05, 2019

    President Xi Jinping on Tuesday pledged to further open China’s economy, declaring the world must ‘tear down walls’ as he opened an annual trade fair...

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    Pyongyang says possibilities of talks with Washington narrowing

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 01:44pm on November 05, 2019

    The possibility of talks between nuclear-armed North Korea and Washington is ‘narrowing’, Pyongyang said Tuesday after the US state department reaffirmed its designation as a...

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    Two activist journalists stabbed to death in Indonesia

    Agence France-Presse . Medan, Indonesia | Updated at 10:38pm on November 04, 2019

    Two Indonesian journalists mediating a land dispute between a palm oil company and residents have been found dead with multiple stab wounds near a plantation...

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    China-backed Asia trade deal to go ahead without India

    Reuters. Bangkok | Updated at 09:20pm on November 04, 2019

    Fifteen Asian countries agreed terms on Monday for what could be the world's biggest trade pact, they said in a statement, but India delayed its...

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