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Hong Kong protests shut down airport as China anger mounts...
All passenger flights in and out of Hong Kong were cancelled on Monday after thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded the city's airport to denounce police violence.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news t
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-12 22:59 UTC
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen warns citizens to be on guard against China-backed media 'infiltration', citing Reuters report...
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen urged citizens to stay on alert for Chinese-financed media "infiltration" after a Reuters report of a Beijing-backed media campaign in the self-ruled island which China considers its own.Tsai said on Saturday the Reut
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-11 19:10 UTC
Steve Bannon on China "We Can Take the Whole Thing Down...the Whole Thing's Built on a House of Sand"!!!...
Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon was on CNBC and he explained the masterful manner with which President Trump is dealing with China. The Chinese regime is in a precarious position and has only two choices. They can either give the US what
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-10 14:13 UTC
Trump says he received 'small apology' from Kim Jong Un for missile tests...
President Trump said Saturday that he had received a "small apology" from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for testing short-range missiles -- while appearing to side with him on what he called "ridiculous and expensive" joint exercises con
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-10 14:11 UTC
US to China: Stop 'dangerous' media reports on diplomat in Hong Kong...
Demosisto says it campaigns for more self-determination for Hong Kong but not independence.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-10 05:22 UTC
Hong Kong protests move forward despite police objections...
Another weekend of protests in Hong Kong began Saturday with a rally of parents calling for greater protection for their children as ordinary people have increasingly become caught in skirmishes ... Click to Continue
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-10 05:14 UTC
Hong Kong Protesters Wish They Had The Second Amendment...
Most people don't have the right to own guns
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-08 22:36 UTC
Falling Tear Gas Canisters Raise Risk of Hong Kong Protest Death...
(Bloomberg) -- As protesters blocked roads in Hong Kong's central business district this week, something unusual happened: Tear gas canisters began raining down from the sky.It was unclear where they were coming from, but police officers wearing gas m
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-08 22:36 UTC
Canada increases travel warning for Hong Kong...
Canada has raised its travel advisory warning for travel to Hong Kong, telling Canadians to exercise 'a high degree of caution.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-08 22:35 UTC
US urges increased caution for Americans visiting Hong Kong...
The travel advisory urges U.S. citizens to exercise 'increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-08 22:35 UTC
US calls China 'thuggish regime' for singling out US diplomat over Hong Kong meeting with Joshua Wong...
A US State Department spokeswoman on Thursday called China a "thuggish regime" for disclosing personal details and a photograph of a US diplomat who met leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement."I don't think that leaking an Ameri
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-08 22:34 UTC
China warns it will not 'sit idly by' while the US moves to put new strike missiles on its 'doorstep'...
Mark Esper, the new US secretary of defense, told reporters over the weekend that he is interested in fielding intermediate-range missiles in Asia "sooner rather than later." Fielding this capability in the Pacific, which the US is looking at in t
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-06 14:15 UTC
Tensions high as Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters face court...
Dozens of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters appeared in court Wednesday after being charged with rioting, setting the stage for further unrest in a weeks-long crisis that has rocked the global financial hub.The global network of Agence France-Presse cove
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-31 20:39 UTC
US monitoring Hong Kong border as Chinese forces gather en masse...
The White House is closely monitoring a situation described by an administration official as a "congregation of Chinese forces on Hong Kong's border," according to a report Tuesday. The reason for the buildup, which includes the Chinese milita
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-31 16:00 UTC
China calls for swift punishment of Hong Kong violence...
China on Monday threw its backing behind Hong Kong's beleaguered leader and police, saying violent protesters must be swiftly punished following another weekend of running street battles in the financial hub.The global network of Agence France-Presse
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-29 16:29 UTC
Years of ignoring peaceful protests fuel Hong Kong violence, jailed activist says...
Hong Kongers are becoming more accepting of violent protests because the territory's pro-Beijing leaders have ignored years of peaceful demonstrations, a leading democracy activist said in letters penned from his prison cell.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-29 16:28 UTC
'PANDEMONIUM': Dramatic footage as CNN crew is caught between police and protesters in violent clash...
A CNN crew covering the ongoing Hong Kong protests, which have more than once proved violent over the months. On Friday, thousands took over an airport, clad in black, and tensions escalated quickly. CNN correspondent Anna Coren was on scene at the airpor
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-28 07:19 UTC
Facial recognition becomes a weapon in Hong Kong protests...
As Hong Kong convulses amid weeks of protests, demonstrators and the police have turned identity into a weapon.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-28 07:15 UTC
Hong Kong Protesters, Police Prepare for Another Clash...
Protesters and police prepared Sunday for a likely showdown in central Hong Kong, one day after clashes led to 11 arrests and left at least two dozen injured in an outlying district toward the border with mainland China.A midafternoon rally has been calle
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-28 07:14 UTC
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