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    EU, China to talk trade as tensions mount

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 10:40pm on September 12, 2020

    EU leaders hold video talks with Chinese president Xi Jinping on Monday hoping to make progress on trade and investment, even as tensions mount between...

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    Recovered COVID-19 patients may still have virus: Study

    United News of Bangladesh / Xinhua . Hong Kong | Updated at 04:39pm on September 08, 2020

    The activity of viral infection and replication will still persist in the gut of COVID-19 patients after recovery, even if they did not have gastrointestinal...

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    High-profile Australian journalists flee China fearing arrest

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:08pm on September 08, 2020

    Two high-profile Australian journalists fled China overnight fearing arrest on national security charges, as Beijing pursues a targeted crackdown on foreign media...

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    Hong Kong police swoop on postponed poll protests

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:07am on September 07, 2020

    Nearly 300 people were arrested by Hong Kong police on Sunday as riot officers swooped on democracy protesters opposed to the postponement of local elections....

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    Global toll rises to 8,51,321

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:20am on September 02, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 8,51,321 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...

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    China sanctions 11 Americans in retaliation for US move

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:43pm on August 10, 2020

    China on Monday sanctioned 11 Americans, including senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, in retaliation for similar US moves prompted by Beijing’s crackdown in Hong...

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    Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy newspaper, arrest owner

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:36am on August 10, 2020

    Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai was arrested Monday and led in handcuffs through his newspaper office as police raided the building, part of...

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    Britain going down wrong path over Hong Kong: China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:07pm on July 20, 2020

    China warned Monday that Britain was heading down ‘a wrong path’ as foreign secretary Dominic Raab was expected to announce the suspension of an extradition...

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    Global toll soars past 6 lakh

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:30am on July 20, 2020

    EU leaders battled to save a beleaguered 750 million euro ($860 million) virus recovery package at a summit on Sunday, as global deaths soared past...

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    Cathay Pacific warns of $1.3b loss in first half

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 10:42pm on July 17, 2020

    Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific issued a profit warning on Friday, estimating it will suffer a historic loss of HK$9.9 billion ($1.3 billion) in the...