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China lashes Taiwan over offer to Hong Kong protesters

China lashes Taiwan over offer to Hong Kong protesters

China slammed Taiwan Monday for offering asylum to Hong Kong people facing prosecution for involvement in anti-government protests, telling the island's leaders to "stop meddling" in the territory's affairs.

Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday

Hong Kong protesters flood city streets in largest rally in weeks

Hong Kong protesters flood city streets in largest rally in weeks

A sea of democracy activists flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday in a defiant show to the city's leaders that their movement still pulls wide public support, despite mounting violence ...

Hong Kong teachers rally in thunderstorm at start of weekend of protests

Hong Kong teachers rally in thunderstorm at start of weekend of protests

Several thousand Hong Kong school teachers and supporters braved thunderstorms on Saturday to start a weekend of anti-government protests

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned

The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony,

Seventeen Chinese, Ukrainian seamen kidnapped off Cameroon

Seventeen Chinese, Ukrainian seamen kidnapped off Cameroon

Nine Chinese and eight Ukrainian seamen were abducted in attacks on two merchant ships off Cameroon, in the latest act of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, sources said Friday.

Trump urges Chinese leader Xi to meet Hong Kong protesters

Trump urges Chinese leader Xi to meet Hong Kong protesters

US President Donald Trump said Thursday that a meeting between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists could lead to a ‘happy’ ending to months of protests.

Hong Kong protesters offer apologies, China doubles down after airport clash

Hong Kong protesters offer apologies, China doubles down after airport clash

China said on Wednesday Hong Kong's protest movement had reached "near terrorism", as more street clashes followed ugly scenes a day earlier at the airport where demonstrators set upon two men they suspected of being government sympathisers.

China slams 'terrorist-like actions' by protesters at Hong Kong airport

China slams 'terrorist-like actions' by protesters at Hong Kong airport

When Beijing said this week that it saw the ‘first signs of terrorism’ among Hong Kong's young pro-democracy protesters, it marked an ominous step in a progression of escalating rhetoric.

US to delay China tariffs on some products, including laptops, cell phones

US to delay China tariffs on some products, including laptops, cell phones

The Trump administration on Tuesday delayed imposing a 10% import tariff on laptops, cell phones, video game consoles and a wide range of other products made in China, in an abrupt pull-back from a hardline stance on Chinese trade.

Hong Kong's leader warns city faces 'path of no return'

Hong Kong's leader warns city faces 'path of no return'

Violent protests are driving Hong Kong down a ‘path of no return’, the city's leader warned Tuesday as its airport struggled to recover from an unprecedented shutdown triggered by a rally ...

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt; China likens protests to terrorism

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt; China likens protests to terrorism

Hong Kong's airport halted flights on Monday, blaming demonstrators for the disruption, while China said the anti-government protests that have swept the city over the past two months had begun to show "sprouts of terrorism".