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Police face a burning barricade during protests, Sept. 21, 2019, in Hong Kong.
Police accused protesters of spraying water at officers during the march by several thousand people in Tuen Mun in Hong Kong's northwest
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Sat, 09/21/2019 - 08:21
TOPSHOT - Indonesian children pick up trash from a beach in Surabaya city, East Java province, on September 21, 2019, as seen during a beach cleanup by children as part of world cleanup day campaign. / AFP / JUNI KRISWANTO
Beaches across Asia were among the first areas to benefit as the decade-old event got underway
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Sat, 09/21/2019 - 04:34
Lagoons can be seen from a plane as it flies above Kiritimati Island, part of the Pacific Island nation of Kiribati, April 5, 2016.
US says it's 'deeply disappointed' in decision by Kiribati, which became second Pacific ally in a week to do so
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 23:48
In this image taken from video, Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu explains that Kiribati has officially notified his government that they were severing diplomatic ties with the island, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Taipei, Taiwan. Kiribati's severing…
Kiribati is expected to recognize China, which has pledged billions of dollars in aid to help lure it and six other countries into switching allegiance
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 08:00
Singapore's financial skyline is seen on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Singapore. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet at the Capella Hotel, a luxury resort on the island of Sentosa off the waters of Singapore for…
Long-term demonstrations would threaten Hong Kong’s reputation among multinationals as a strong Asian financial hub
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 07:53
An anti-extradition bill protester is detained by riot police during a protest outside Mong Kok police station, in Hong Kong, China, Sept. 2, 2019.
Amnesty International chronicled many instances of reckless, violent and indiscriminate policing methods since the mass protests exploded on June 12
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 05:58
President Taneti Maamau of Kiribati addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
A Taiwan government official disclosed the move days after the Solomon Islands cut ties to Taipei
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By Reuters
Fri, 09/20/2019 - 01:17