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A medical worker walks with an injured protester at Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019…
Less than 200 remain at the besieged Hong Kong campus
William Gallo
Tue, 11/19/2019 - 02:12
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper and South Korean Defence Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo hold a joint news conference after the…
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South Korean lawmakers have said US officials had demanded up to $5 billion a year, more than five times the 1.04 trillion won ($896 million) Seoul agreed to pay this year for hosting 28,500 troops
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Tue, 11/19/2019 - 01:33
Anti-government demonstrators block a road near the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Hong Kong, China November 18,…
Students flee besieged campus; police have used tear gas and made arrests
Nike Ching
Mon, 11/18/2019 - 18:13
A protester holds a banner showing an image of U.S. President Donald Trump during a rally to oppose the United States' policies…
Pyongyang is upset over a UN resolution condemning the human rights situation in its country
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 15:53
(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 6, 2019 the logo of Chinese telecom giant Huawei is pictured during the Web Summit…
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Battle over Chinese telecom giant has also landed squarely in the middle of US President Trump's trade battle with Beijing
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 13:37
FILE - Bangladeshi migrant workers wait in line for food donated by a goodwill charity group for Christmas outside the Bangladeshi High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Dec. 25, 2007.
Malaysia is edging toward new deal with Dhaka to lift a ban imposed on migrant workers from Bangladesh more than a year ago over concerns that recruitment agencies were driving them into forced labor
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 13:36
Indigenous settlement of Yuendumu in Australia’s Northern Territory
19-year old Kumanjayi Walker was shot dead in remote Indigenous settlement of Yuendumu, 300 kilometers north-west of Alice Springs in Central Australia
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 10:07

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