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Publisher, 2 politicians charged over Hong Kong protests
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Publisher, 2 politicians charged over Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Outspoken Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai and two prominent opposition politicians were charged Friday with illegal…
Algeria on cusp of change as protest movement marks 1 year
Middle East

Algeria on cusp of change as protest movement marks 1 year

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians flooded into the streets of the capital and other cities on the 53rd straight Friday…
Sudan sentences 27 to death for torturing, killing protester
Middle East

Sudan sentences 27 to death for torturing, killing protester

CAIRO (AP) — A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced 27 members of the country’s security forces to death for torturing…
Hong Kong set for fresh weekend protests as police end university siege
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Hong Kong set for fresh weekend protests as police end university siege

Hong Kong police on Friday ended their two-week siege of a university campus that became a battleground with pro-democracy protesters…
Furious China threatens retaliation over US law on Hong Kong
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Furious China threatens retaliation over US law on Hong Kong

China on Thursday summoned the US ambassador and threatened retaliation after US President Donald Trump signed legislation supporting Hong Kong…
Handful of Hong Kong protesters surrender as university siege nears end
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Handful of Hong Kong protesters surrender as university siege nears end

HONG KONG (Reuters) — At least eight protesters who had been holding out at a trashed Hong Kong university surrendered…
Hong Kong democracy protesters defy tear gas, baton charge in historic standoff
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Hong Kong democracy protesters defy tear gas, baton charge in historic standoff

Riot police advanced on Hong Kong democracy protesters in the early hours of Monday, firing volleys of tear gas after…
Tens of thousands rally in Bahrain urging reform: activist
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Tens of thousands rally in Bahrain urging reform: activist

Tens of thousands of Bahrainis flooded the streets of the capital Manama on Friday demanding political reforms, a year after…
British royal’s gift from Bahrain criticized
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British royal’s gift from Bahrain criticized

One of Queen Elizabeth II's daughters-in-law was criticised on Saturday for accepting jewels from the royal family of Bahrain, which…
Interior minister: Suicide bomb kills 26 in Syria
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Interior minister: Suicide bomb kills 26 in Syria

A suicide bomber killed 26 people and wounded 63 in Damascus, Syria's interior minister said, vowing an "iron fist" response…
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