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‘Trump, please save Hong Kong’ – protesters

Image copyrightReutersImage caption US flags flew in Sunday's demonstrations near the US embassy Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong are appealing to President Donald Trump for help as they march near the US consulate general in the city. They flew US …
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September 8, 2019
Xi Jinping

What’s at Stake in the Hong Kong Protests

Inevitably, that raises the memory of Tiananmen. But that was 30 years ago, before China grew into an economic powerhouse with global reach, capable of sustaining a trade war with the United States and of dismissing criticism from Britain, Hong Kongs former c…
bubmag
September 4, 2019
Xi Jinping

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Reuters Here is what you need to know. 1. The pound plunged to a 2-year low after Boris Johnson threatened a general election, fanning fears of more Brexit chaos. Sterling slumped 0.6% against the dollar to $1.1991, the first time it has dropped below $1.20…
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September 3, 2019
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Hong Kong protests: Demonstrators defy ban on march

Media captionHow Hong Kong got trapped in a cycle of violence Thousands of protesters have marched through the centre of Hong Kong, defying a police ban. Police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse the crowds. Protesters lit fires and attacked the Leg…
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August 31, 2019
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China rotates new batch of troops into Hong Kong

BEIJING, Aug 29 (Reuters) - China's military has rotated a new batch of troops into Hong Kong describing the move as routine, state media said on Thursday, as protests against Beijing continue to rock the Asian financial hub. Asian and Western diplomats in H…
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August 29, 2019