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Australia 'open for business' as cool change eases bushfire threat

14 Jan 2020

SYDNEY Australia urged foreign tourists on Tuesday to put aside concerns about raging bushfires after the United States downgraded a travel warning, even as thick smoke disrupted preparations for the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne. | Video

Young democrats shake up pro-Beijing stronghold in Hong Kong

24 Dec 2019

HONG KONG For decades it was known as Little Shanghai, a gritty, waterfront neighbourhood that was the landing spot for many mainland Chinese emigrating to Hong Kong.

Protesters left on besieged Hong Kong campus weigh options

24 Nov 2019

HONG KONG At least eight protesters who had been holding out at a trashed Hong Kong university surrendered on Friday, while others searched for escape routes past the riot police surrounding the campus.

Hong Kong campus protesters fire arrows as anti-government unrest spreads

17 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong protesters shot arrows and hurled petrol bombs from a barricaded university on Sunday at police who fired tear gas and water cannon in some of the worst violence in the Chinese-ruled city since anti-government unrest erupted five months ago. | Video

UPDATE 6-Chinese soldiers help clean up Hong Kong streets, but violence flares again

16 Nov 2019

HONG KONG, Nov 16 Police fired tear gas while protesters threw petrol bombs and fired arrows in clashes outside Hong Kong's Polytechnic University on Saturday, just hours after Chinese soldiers made a rare appearance to help clean up the city's streets.

Highway blockade reveals splits in Hong Kong protest movement

15 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters partially unblocked a key highway on Friday and then blocked it again during the evening rush hour, exposing splits in a movement that has been largely leaderless in months of often violent unrest. | Video

WRAPUP 7-Highway blockade reveals splits in Hong Kong protest movement

15 Nov 2019

* Hong Kong awaits campus showdowns between protesters and police

Hong Kong students hunker down as government dismisses curfew rumors

15 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters paralyzed parts of the city for a fourth successive day on Thursday, forcing schools to close and blocking highways, as students built campus barricades and the government dismissed rumors of a curfew. | Video

UPDATE 10-Hong Kong students hunker down as government dismisses curfew rumours

14 Nov 2019

* Police say they are taking a breather to avoid injuries (Adds death of man hit by brick, paragraph 3; further Nathan Road unrest, paragraph 14)

Flaming arrows and petrol bombs: Inside Hong Kong protesters' 'weapons factories'

14 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Under a November full moon, hundreds of young people dressed in black set about turning several of Hong Kong's top universities into fortresses, well stocked with improvised weapons.

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