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    Police shoot protester, man set alight in day of HK fury

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:52pm on November 11, 2019

    A Hong Kong police officer shot a masked protester in an incident shown live on Facebook Monday while a man was set alight, during one...

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    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers arrested as tensions soar

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:32am on November 10, 2019

    Hong Kong police said Saturday they have arrested three pro-democracy lawmakers over a brawl in parliament, deepening the city’s crisis a day after the death...

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    Thousands celebrate Japan emperor’s enthronement

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:37pm on November 09, 2019

    Tens of thousands of people gathered on Saturday at a national festival to celebrate the enthronement of Japan’s Emperor Naruhito with dancers and pop stars...

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    Kim doesn’t deserve Trump compliments

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:30pm on November 08, 2019

    A North Korean defector said Thursday after meeting Donald Trump at the White House that Kim Jong Un is not worthy of the US president’s...

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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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