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Hong Kong government issues statement on continuing protests

Hong Kong government issues statement on continuing protests

Hong Kong: Hong Kong’s government reiterated that violence is not the solution after an unapproved march descended into chaos with police firing tear gas and water cannons after demonstrators lobbed Molotov cocktails at government buildings, blocked traffic and set fires. Pro-democracy protesters are hit by a water cannon during clashes at the Central Government Offices […]

Australian nurses rescued from Sumatran prison camp

Australian nurses rescued from Sumatran prison camp

“The Age” Special Correspondent SINGAPORE, September 17 – Further graphic stories which revealed their fortitude during three years and a half of terrible trials as prisoners of war were related today by the party of 24 Australian nurses, who were liberated in Sumatra only 48 hours ago. It was a sad, if thrilling, sight as […]

Kim Jong-un invites Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang – report | World news

Kim Jong-un invites Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang – report | World news

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un invited US president Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday, citing diplomatic sources. The letter pre-dates North Korea’s latest launch of short-range projectiles a week ago and is the second Trump received from Kim last month amid stalled denuclearisation […]

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong

What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia — As tensions have swelled on Australian university campuses over the democracy movement in Hong Kong, the battle lines seem to have been neatly drawn: Chinese students on the side of China, and Chinese-Australian students on the side of Hong Kong. But inside the halls, the reality is more complicated. Views are often […]

Fears of military conflict between Venezuela and Colombia as tensions over Maduro government escalate

Fears of military conflict between Venezuela and Colombia as tensions over Maduro government escalate

Karen DeYoung Associate editor and senior national security correspondent September 15 at 8:38 PM The U.S.-led effort to force Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro from office has moved into a new stage, with rising fears of military conflict between Venezuela and Colombia, and the activation of a 70-year-old mutual defense treaty among countries of the Western […]

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