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Protests have ‘zero chance’, says HK boss

CY Leung refuses to budge and defends decision to accept £4m payout Asia homepage

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Turkey Kurds: Kobane protests leave 14 dead – BBC News

BBC News Turkey Kurds: Kobane protests leave 14 deadBBC NewsAt least 14 people have been killed in clashes between Kurdish protesters and police in Turkey, reports say. They are unhappy at Turkish inaction in defending the town of Kobane in … Continue reading

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Kobane siege: Turkish Kurds clash with police in protests – BBC News

BBC News Kobane siege: Turkish Kurds clash with police in protestsBBC NewsProtesters have clashed with police in several Turkish cities over government reluctance to defend the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane from Islamic State (IS). The small but strategically important … Continue reading

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HK protests – looking for an endgame

With sit-ins into their second week, what will get the city back to normal? Asia homepage

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Hong Kong protests appear to be headed into a smaller but durable holding … – Washington Post

NDTV Hong Kong protests appear to be headed into a smaller but durable holding …Washington PostHONG KONG — A showdown between pro-democracy demonstrators and Hong Kong's government appeared headed toward a stalemate Monday morning, the deadline that authorities had given … Continue reading

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Hong Kong democracy protests fade, face test of stamina – Reuters UK

Reuters UK Hong Kong democracy protests fade, face test of staminaReuters UKHONG KONG (Reuters) – Pro-democracy protests in Chinese-controlled Hong Kong subsided on Monday as students and civil servants returned to school and work after more than a week of … Continue reading

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Protests continue as HK goes back to work

Thousands of civil servants permitted to enter offices for first time in more than a week Asia homepage

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Hong Kong protests: civil servants allowed to return to work but activists remain – The Guardian

The Guardian Hong Kong protests: civil servants allowed to return to work but activists remainThe GuardianHong Kong civil servants Civil servants arrive for work at the government headquarters building in Hong Kong on Monday morning. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters. Civil servants … Continue reading

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Hong Kong protests face test of stamina as city returns to work – Reuters UK

Reuters UK Hong Kong protests face test of stamina as city returns to workReuters UKHONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong started to return to work on Monday after more than a week of pro-democracy protests disrupted the Chinese-controlled city, with … Continue reading

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Hong Kong protests: Demonstrators in vow not to be intimidated by ‘hired guns’ – The Independent

The Independent Hong Kong protests: Demonstrators in vow not to be intimidated by 'hired guns'The IndependentAn uprising needs energy. It needs a kick-start. Hong Kong's initial burst of energy came not from within but from outside, when police last Sunday … Continue reading

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