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Hong Kong protests: Police use pepper spray in new clashes

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong's leader: Street blockades cannot continue

Hong Kong's leader made it clear on Thursday the pro-democracy protests which have clogged main thoroughfares in the city for almost three weeks cannot continue.<p>C.Y. Leung told a live press conference on local television that the government was eager to resume talks with the main student group -- …

China bans stars who have used drugs from national media

<b>China's media watchdog says that stars who have used drugs or visited prostitutes will be banned from state television and other media outlets.</b><p>The ban is meant to keep the industry healthy, reported China Daily.<p>The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television said recent …

China

Hong Kong protests: Formal talks agreed as protests shrink

<b>Representatives of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters have agreed to hold formal talks with the government.</b><p>No date has been set but the students made it clear the talks would be called off if the remaining demonstrators were cleared from the streets by force.<p>As the protests continued for their …

Hong Kong

Hong Kong protests: Civil servants work as numbers drop

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China issues warning over Hong Kong 'illegal' protests

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong standoff continues on China's National Day - CNN.com

<i>Are you there? Share images, but stay safe.</i><p><b>Hong Kong (CNN)</b> -- Wednesday is National Day, a day for all Chinese to celebrate the People's Republic of China.<p>Yes, dignitaries gathered and ceremonies took place to mark the holiday in Hong Kong. But the national pride mixed with profound dissent as …

Hong Kong: Protesters defiant amid stand-off

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1111000/1111983_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532463727_11af171ca11db06d5c44df8c1126307b<p><b>Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters are blocking Hong Kong's streets, shutting down its business hub and ignoring appeals to leave.</b><p>The …

Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Tear gas and clashes at democracy protest

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong democracy protesters enter government complex

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Hong Kong

US says IS damaged by coalition air strikes in Syria

<b>The US armed forces chief says Islamic State (IS) militants are being damaged by air strikes in Syria but air power alone is not enough to defeat them.</b><p>Gen Martin Dempsey said a political solution and a ground campaign would both be needed in Iraq and Syria.<p>Gen Dempsey said that up to 15,000 …

Middle East

HK students escalate pro-democracy protest

<b>More than 1,000 Hong Kong students have taken their pro-democracy march to government offices, as part of a week-long boycott of classes.</b><p>The march came a day after student leaders said 13,000 students had taken part in a rally at a university campus.<p>They are protesting against a decision by Beijing …

Hong Kong