Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday

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Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday

A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week, with the government having limited options to end the crisis and demonstrators increasingly willing to confront police.

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Hong Kong democracy street battles rage on despite imminent talks

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Hong Kong democracy street battles rage on despite imminent talks

Violent clashes erupted early on Sunday in a Hong Kong protest hotspot as unarmed pro-democracy activists once again confronted riot police despite the confirmation of talks between protest leaders and officials early this week.

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Hong Kong to start talks with student protesters Oct. 21

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Hong Kong to start talks with student protesters Oct. 21

Hong Kong will begin talks with pro-democracy protesters Oct. 21, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam said today, after police clashed with about 9,000 demonstrators in the Mong Kok district overnight when authorities cleared barricades.

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Hong Kong activists regroup to force police retreat in protest hotspot

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activists recaptured parts of a core protest zone early on Saturday, defying riot police who had tried to disperse them with pepper spray and baton charges.

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Missing Mexico students not among 28 in mass grave

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Missing Mexico students not among 28 in mass grave

Mexican authorities have confirmed that DNA results conducted on bodies taken from a mass grave did not match any of the 43 students gone missing after a gang attack last month.

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Serbia-Albania match abandoned following drone stunt, brawl

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Serbia-Albania match abandoned following drone stunt, brawl

The politically-sensitive Euro 2016 qualifier between Serbia and Albania was abandoned on Tuesday following a brawl between players from both sides after a flag stunt.

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Ha Tinh Province establishes emergency force at site of May riots

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The Ha Tinh Provincial government has established a battalion of police officers to act in case of emergency at the Vung Ang Economic Zone -- where a riot erupted out of anti-China protests last May.

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Sausage the 'riot dog' dies of heart attack

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Sausage the "riot dog", who became famous for happily running alongside anti-austerity protesters in Greece, has died of a heart attack.

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Clashes in Naples over ECB meeting

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Hundreds of protesters face-off with riot police in Naples where the European Central Bank is holding one of its regular rate-setting meetings.

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17 jailed for looting Taiwanese steel plant in May

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17 jailed for looting Taiwanese steel plant in May

The Ha Tinh People’s Court sent 17 defendants to jail on Tuesday for looting the Vung Ang Economic Zone during an anti-China riot in May.

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Asian stocks retreat on Hong Kong protests and weak data

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Asian stocks retreat on Hong Kong protests and weak data

Asian stocks are headed for their fourth day of losses as political protests in Hong Kong show no signs of abating and US consumer confidence unexpectedly fell.

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15 rioters sentenced in southern Vietnam

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15 rioters sentenced in southern Vietnam

A court in the southern province of Dong Nai handed jail terms to 15 people on Monday

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Democracy protestors ignore HK leader's call to end demo

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Democracy protestors ignore HK leader's call to end demo

Hong Kong's embattled leader called Tuesday for an immediate end to street demonstrations that have drawn tens of thousands and paralyzed the city, but protesters refused to move until Beijing grants the financial hub genuine democracy.

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Hong Kong protesters defy tear gas and batons to renew democracy call

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Hong Kong protesters defy tear gas and batons to renew democracy call

Hong Kong democracy protesters defied volleys of tear gas and police baton charges to stand firm in the centre of the global financial hub on Monday, one of the biggest political challenges for Beijing since the Tiananmen Square crackdown 25 years ago.

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Four more jailed for Ha Tinh riot

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Four more jailed for Ha Tinh riot

Four men stand trial in Ha Tinh Province on September 25 for taking part in a mob attack last April. Photo: Nguyen Dung

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