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Police arrest a protester in the Wanchai area of Hong Kong on October 1, 2019, as the city observes the National Day holiday to…
Hong Kong journalist associations accuse police of failing to protect press freedoms
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 11:15
FILE - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen waves during National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Palace, in Taipei, Taiwan, Oct. 10, 2019.
The mayor of Prague cut sister-city ties this month with Beijing over a Taiwan flap, and European lawmakers formed a pro-Taiwan club
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 10:47
Workers look at cranes lifting containers onto cargo vessels at a port in Yantai, Shandong province, China October 17, 2019…
The slump increases pressure on Chinese leaders to avert politically dangerous job losses as they fight a tariff war, and it has global repercussions
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 00:04
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Coast Guard cutter and four Navy ships begin training exercise alongside Philippines and Japan
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Thu, 10/17/2019 - 15:27
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English-learning program China Horizons shuts down as staff held near Shanghai
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Thu, 10/17/2019 - 14:23
Chinese President Xi Jinping is greeted by Nepalese children upon arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, Oct 12, 2019. Xi on…
Move follows two-day visit by Xi Jinping, prompting fears of Chinese cultural imperialism
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Thu, 10/17/2019 - 12:20
At a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesian National Police spokesperson Brig.Gen. Dedi Prasetyo, right, and an aide show photos of evidence of confiscated items during raids following a knife attack against an Indonesian official, Oct. 14, 2019.
At least 40 suspects have been detained by the counterterrorism squad, known as Densus 88, in eight provinces, including four who were captured on Thursday, national police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo said
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Thu, 10/17/2019 - 08:45

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