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Monday, 16 September 2019 10:47 WIB

Anti-government protesters clashed with police in Hong Kong again on Sunday, with demonstrators hurling rocks and Molotov cocktails at authorities who responded with volleys of tear gas and blasts of blue-dyed water fired from water cannons. Some of the thousands of protesters threw bricks at police outside the Chinese People's Liberation Army base and tore down and set fire to a banner proclaiming the 70th anniversary of the October 1 founding of the People's Republic of China. Police said in a statement, "Radical protesters are currently occupying Harcourt Road in Admiralty, vandalizing...

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Thursday, 12 September 2019 02:27 WIB | Global

China says it will exempt a handful of U.S.-made products from the latest round of retaliatory tariffs sparked by the escalating trade war between the two global economic powers. China's Finance Ministry released a list of 16 items spread across two lists that would not be subjected to additional tariffs, including shrimp, industrial grease, an advanced cancer fighting machine, lubricating oil and various other chemicals.  The exemptions will take effect on September 17 and remain in effect for one year. Washington and Beijing have been engaged in a series of escalating tit-for-tat...

Republican Wins Closely Watched US House Special Election
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 18:00 WIB | Global

Republican Dan Bishop has won a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives after a narrow victory in a special election that was watched closely by the countrys major parties for potential signals ahead of next years national elections. Bishop defeated Democratic candidate Dan McCready by a margin of 51 percent to 49 percent. In a sign of the importance of the election, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence both visited North Carolina on the eve of the election to rally support for Bishop. Trump celebrated the victory Tuesday, along with a Republican win in another...

US Detainee Paul Whelan Declines Surgery for Medical Condition
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 10:55 WIB | Global

A former U.S. Marine being held in a Russian prison on espionage allegations has declined surgery for a chronically painful medical condition. Paul Whelan, an American businessman who has been jailed in Moscow's Lefortovo prison since December, had been scheduled to have surgery on a preexisting inguinal hernia upon returning to United States earlier this year. A frequent visitor to Russia, Whelan was detained in central Moscow's Metropol Hotel on Dec. 28 and accused of carrying Russian state secrets on a flash drive given to him by an unnamed person. The U.S. Embassy in Moscow and...

Trump: Peace Talks with Taliban Are 'Dead'
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 02:16 WIB | Global

U.S. President Donald Trump is denying he overruled Vice President Mike Pence and other administration officials about hosting the Taliban at Camp David for peace talks. "I took my own advice," Trump told reporters Monday. "We had a meeting scheduled. It was my idea, and it was my idea to terminate it. I didn't discuss it with anybody else." The Taliban, according to Trump, "are telling people they made a big mistake" by carrying out an attack last Thursday in Kabul that killed a U.S. Army soldier and 11 other people. As a result, "as far as I'm concerned, they're dead," Trump said of the...

Queen Elizabeth Approves Measure to Block Johnson''s No-deal Brexit
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 18:56 WIB | Global

Britain's Queen Elizabeth gave her approval Monday to legislation seeking to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson from carrying out a no-deal Brexit, his plan to take the country out of the European Union on October 31 without spelling out the terms of the split. Her action, known as a Royal Assent, came after parliament last week voted against attempts by Johnson to carry out his announced intention for Britain to divorce itself from the EU with or without a deal with Brussels. With that expected outcome, Johnson says parliament will be suspended for five weeks, until the queen gives her...

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