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Hong Kong protest: One protester shot by police as chaos erupts across city

Hong Kong police opened fire and hit at least one protester today, media reported, as chaos erupted across the city a day after officers fired tear gas to break up demonstrations that are now entering their sixth month. Police fired

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Brazilian climate strikers blame Bolsonaro for Amazon fires

BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO: Thousands of Brazilians demanded action on climate change yesterday, taking aim in nationwide protests at President Jair Bolsonaro who they say is allowing fires to destroy the Amazon rainforest, worsening the environmental crisis. Global anxiety that not

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Hong Kong: Extradition bill backlash may cripple legislature

Hong Kong’s embattled government is working behind the scenes to save face under the threat of business being paralysed in the legislature after it was forced to suspend its controversial extradition bill amid mass protests and violent clashes on the

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Lam: No scrapping of extradition bill

Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing leader said she has no plans to scrap a proposed controversial law which will allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after hundreds of thousands took the streets to oppose the proposal. “This is a very

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