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World Oct 25UK police arrest 2 more people connected with human smuggling case
Police said the man and the woman, both 38 and from Warrington, a town in northwestern England, were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic people.
Nation Oct 18China denies asking NBA to fire manager over Hong Kong tweet
China and the NBA are giving conflicting accounts of the response to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet that supported anti-government protests in Hong Kong.
World Sep 30China’s president renews commitment not to interfere in Hong Kong
President Xi Jinping promised to let Hong Kong to manage its own affairs amid continuing anti-government protests.
World Aug 09Hong Kong leader Lam says priority is to stop violence
Lam said traffic disruptions and confrontations between police and protesters have hurt the economy, particularly the retail and food and beverage sectors.
World Aug 06China warns Hong Kong protesters that punishment is coming
China warned Tuesday that it will be "only a matter of time" before it punishes those behind two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
World Aug 05Protests disrupt Hong Kong work day as leader vows to remain
A general strike in Hong Kong descended into citywide mayhem Monday as defiant protesters started fires outside police stations and hurled bricks and eggs at officers. After disrupting traffic early in the day, they filled public parks in several districts,…
World Jul 09Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill ‘dead’ but protestors are not satisfied
Protesters are persisting in their demands for the bill to be formally withdrawn and an investigation opened into heavy-handed tactics used by police against demonstrators.
World Jun 21China’s Xi pushes economic reform at North Korea summit
Xi Jinping noted that under leader Kim Jong Un, North Korea had "initiated a new strategic line of economic development and improving people's livelihoods."…
World Jun 18Hong Kong’s protest movement doesn’t have a leader
That adds to its appeal for supporters disaffected from the moneyed elites who run the former British colony, organizers say.
World Jun 17Protestors demand Hong Kong leader resign over extradition bill
The activists have rejected apologies from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial.