Hong Kong democracy students reject calls to retreat

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Hong Kong students vowed to stay put at protest sites in key parts of the Asia financial center on Wednesday in their demand for electoral reforms, defying calls by leaders of the civil disobedience movement Occupy Central for them to retreat.

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Hong Kong student leader calls on democracy supporters to regroup

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Hong Kong student leader calls on democracy supporters to regroup

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong urged pro-democracy protesters to regroup in the heart of the city on Tuesday, less than a day after he announced he would go on hunger strike to demand electoral reform.

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Hong Kong protesters on hunger strike after violent clashes

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Hong Kong protesters on hunger strike after violent clashes

The pro-democracy protesters want the Hong Kong government to restart talks on electoral reform.

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Hong Kong protest leaders to seek meeting in Beijing tomorrow

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The Hong Kong Federation of Students will send three of its leaders to Beijing tomorrow to seek talks with Chinese officials after seven weeks of pro-democracy protests failed to win electoral concessions for the city.

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Hong Kong police clear Mong Kok as students agree to talk

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Hong Kong police clear Mong Kok as students agree to talk

Hong Kong police cleared protest barricades and opened roads in the Mong Kok district hours after student leaders agreed to talks with the government aimed at ending three weeks of pro-democracy demonstrations.

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Hong Kong protesters tell Xi they don't want a revolution

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Hong Kong protesters tell Xi they don't want a revolution

Hong Kong’s student protesters told Chinese President Xi Jinping that they don’t want a revolution and their civil disobedience was triggered by the city’s government misrepresenting local views on electoral reform.

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Ashraf Ghani to be sworn in as new Afghan president

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Ashraf Ghani to be sworn in as new Afghan president

Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani is set to be inaugurated in a ceremony at the presidential palace in Kabul.

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Scotland’s day of reckoning arrives

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Scotland’s day of reckoning arrives

With campaigning for the Scottish referendum over, more than four million registered voters will now decide on Thursday (Sep 18) whether Scotland should leave, or remain as part of, the United Kingdom.

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Thai PM aims to broaden tax base, bring in inheritance tax

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Thai PM aims to broaden tax base, bring in inheritance tax

Thailand's prime minister, Prayuth Chan-ocha, said on Friday his military-backed government aimed to broaden the tax base in the new fiscal year from October, bringing in an inheritance tax among other changes.

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China asserts paternal rights over Hong Kong in democracy clash

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China asserts paternal rights over Hong Kong in democracy clash

Just days before China was set to deliver its edict on electoral reform in Hong Kong, Beijing's most senior official in the city held a rare meeting with several local lawmakers whose determined push for full democracy had incensed Beijing's Communist leaders.

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Indonesian highest court upholds election result

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Indonesian highest court upholds election result

The Indonesian Constitutional Court on August 21 upheld last month's presidential election result, paving the way for Joko Widodo to become the next leader of the Southeast Asian country.

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Thailand to elect caretaker PM on August 21

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

President of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) of Thailand Pornpetch Wichitcholchai on August 19 announced that NLA will elect a caretaker Prime Minister on August 21.

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Thai military gov’t begins overhaul of electoral system

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

Thailand 's military government said on June 30 it has begun an overhaul of the electoral system following an announcement by junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha that polls could take place in October 2015.

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Kosovo PM Thaci's party claims victory in early polls

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

The Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) of Prime Minister Hashim Thaci claimed victory in Sunday's snap legislative elections, with electoral officials saying preliminary results showed the PDK in the lead.

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Run up begins to Indonesian elections

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago

Indonesia’s month-long electoral campaign started on June 4 with two presidential candidates and their running mates each making their case ahead of the upcoming election.

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