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Hong Kong set for street march as protester death mourned

Added: 16.06.2019 8:04 | 8 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong was bracing for another massive protest on Sunday over an unpopular extradition bill that has highlighted the territory’s apprehension about relations with mainland China. Pro-democracy activists said chief executive Carrie Lam’s announcement on Saturday that she was suspending work on the bill that would allow some suspects to be sent for trial in mainland Chinese courts is not enough. A week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the streets, the activists said they want the proposal withdrawn and are calling for Ms Lam to step down. The communist government in Beijing issued statements backing Ms Lam’s decision. Over the past week, hundreds of thousands marched...

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Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester

Added: 16.06.2019 4:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the streets.

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Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on very concept of citizenship'

Added: 15.06.2019 21:04 | 12 views | 0 comments

Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deeper problem.

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South Sudan crisis: More than 60 percent of population suffering from severe hunger

Added: 15.06.2019 20:59 | 20 views | 0 comments

MORE than 60 percent of the entire population of South Sudan are battling severe hunger, a new report by the United Nations has revealed.

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‘HIGH RISK’ - British tourists warned as Spain terror threat raised to ‘SEVERE’

Added: 15.06.2019 18:29 | 20 views | 0 comments

BRITISH tourists heading to Spain have been warned the country is on a high terror alert that has been raised to “severe” due to threats from ISIS.


Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro

Added: 15.06.2019 17:42 | 11 views | 0 comments

Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the timing of any action for fear of derailing a negotiated exit to the country's crisis, The Associated Press has learned.

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'A mental health crisis': 3 NYPD officers die by suicide in 10 days

Added: 15.06.2019 17:14 | 19 views | 0 comments

In 10 days, the New York City Police Department has lost a veteran deputy chief, detective and a third police officer Friday - all from suicides.


Sudan crisis: ‘Crying and screaming, crying and screaming’ - harrowing witness accounts

Added: 15.06.2019 16:54 | 21 views | 0 comments

SUDAN is in the midst of a brutal crackdown after security forces began violently quelling a peaceful revolution. Now, some witnesses have spoken out about the atrocities they’ve seen.

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Gas shortages, sky-high food prices plague Venezuelans amid economic crisis

Added: 15.06.2019 16:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

“If I don’t have gas I have no way to work," one man said. "I have to go back home.”

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Bowing to mass protests, Hong Kong's leader suspends extradition bill

Added: 15.06.2019 12:26 | 16 views | 0 comments

The standoff between police and protesters was the former British colony's most severe political crisis in decades.

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