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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 ...

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.

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.

Detained Kyrgyzstan ex-president accused of coup plot

Detained Kyrgyzstan ex-president accused of coup plot

Kyrgyzstan's ex-president Almazbek Atambayev was plotting to overthrow the government before he was detained in raids on his compound, the country's security services said Tuesday.

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 ...

Anxious tourists flee Indian Kashmir after 'terror' warning

Anxious tourists flee Indian Kashmir after 'terror' warning

Thousands of tourists and students scrambled to get places on planes and buses leaving Kashmir on Saturday after the Indian government warned of the threat of ‘terror’ attacks.

Mozambique govt, opposition Renamo sign historic peace pact

Mozambique govt, opposition Renamo sign historic peace pact

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo opposition leader Ossufo Momade on Thursday signed a landmark agreement aimed at formally ending decades of hostilities, state TV said.

Sudan ruler condemns teenagers' killing as UN urges probe

Sudan ruler condemns teenagers' killing as UN urges probe

Sudan's military ruler Tuesday condemned the killing of five schoolchildren at a rally as the United Nations called for an investigation ahead of planned talks between protest leaders and the generals.

Five protesters shot dead in Sudan town: doctors committee

Five protesters shot dead in Sudan town: doctors committee

Five protesters including four students were shot dead and several wounded at a rally in a town in central Sudan on Monday, a doctors committee linked to the protest movement said.

Six Shia protesters dead in clashes with Nigerian police: witnesses

Six Shia protesters dead in clashes with Nigerian police: witnesses

At least six Shia protesters were killed in clashes with Nigerian police in the capital Abuja on Monday, witnesses told AFP.

17 people killed in Ethiopia during unrest over Sidama autonomy

17 people killed in Ethiopia during unrest over Sidama autonomy

At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group ...

30 killed in triple suicide bombing in NE Nigeria

30 killed in triple suicide bombing in NE Nigeria

Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram militant group.