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3 Hong Kong protest leaders arrested

August 29 – Party of prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong says he and another co-founder of the party have been arrested. RTHK television reports the arrest of Independence activist Andy Chan. All this comes as the city looks after the 13th consecutive weekend of demonstrations. Bloomberg's Stephen Engl reports on Bloomberg Markets: Asia. Source link

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Small islands that could blow up relations between China and Vietnam

"Join Vietnam!" call about 30 students even harder. Their chant echoes at the three-story Paracel Islands Museum in Da Nang, which officials say cost the government of Vietnam $ 1.8 million. Since opening in 2018, about half of its 40,000 visitors are students who can explore exhibits, including documents, maps and photographs, all curated to hammer home one point. The …

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Talks with Trump are now considered inevitable in Iranian hierarchy

In Tehran's power circles, where Death to America is regularly chanted, the idea that Iran should eventually negotiate with President Trump, according to several people with knowledge of the change, is being adopted. These people said the Iranian leadership had concluded that Mr Trump could be re-elected and that the country could not withstand another six years of the severe …

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State of emergency for 12 South Georgia counts ahead of Dorian

Georgia officials continue to track Hurricane Dorian, who is expected to strengthen to a Category 4 storm before making landfall along the central east coast of Florida, Channel 2 Action News meteorologists said Thursday afternoon. Ahead of the storm's arrival, Gov. Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency for 12 South Georgia counties Thursday afternoon just before 4:15 p.m. MORE: …

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Hurricane Dorian could hit Florida as a Category 4

The latest forecast for Hurricane Dorian shows that a severe storm will intensify in the coming days and has the potential to become a Category 4 when it drifts to the southeastern United States. The National Hurricane Center predicted Thursday morning that Hurricane Dorian could reach maximum winds of 72 mph in 72 hours, placing it in category 4. The …

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