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HK protesters return to the streets

Demonstrators pitch tents as they bed in for prolonged protest Asia homepage

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A Leader Squeezed by the Streets, and by Beijing – New York Times

New York Times A Leader Squeezed by the Streets, and by BeijingNew York TimesLeung Chun-ying, the chief executive of Hong Kong, at a ceremony commemorating China's National Day on Wednesday. Credit Wong Maye-E/Associated Press. Continue reading the main story. Continue … Continue reading

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Thousands take to Hong Kong’s streets

Tens of thousands of people on Monday joined pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong in a challenge to China’s government Asia homepage

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Hong Kong removes riot police from streets

Government says Chinese soldiers will not be deployed Asia homepage

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Ukraine ceasefire: Silence on the streets of Mariupol – BBC News

BBC News Ukraine ceasefire: Silence on the streets of MariupolBBC NewsThe leaders of Russia and Ukraine say they are satisfied that the ceasefire agreed in eastern Ukraine is generally holding. President Putin, and his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, discussed the … Continue reading

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When photographers make the streets their stage

The photography of city life has, like the urban scenery itself, changed radically over the past few decades. Now a new book showcases the work of 100 contemporary photographers, each with a singular vision of the energy of urban existence … Continue reading

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Apple revenue lags Street’s view despite strong China growth

By Christina Farr and Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, but revenue surged 28 percent in greater China despite stiff competition in its third-largest market. It sold … Continue reading

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Drinking a Blue Screen of Death in the back streets of Tokyo

When it comes to finding a place to drink, Tokyo caters to every esoteric taste imaginable. It’s a city where you can get a cocktail surrounded by video game characters, canned food, or penguins. Owned and run by Aki Nakao, … Continue reading

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Thailand protest leader promises to clear streets, moving campaign to park – The Guardian

The Guardian Thailand protest leader promises to clear streets, moving campaign to parkThe GuardianSuthep Thaugsuban, leader of the anti-government protests in Thailand, has declared that protesters are clearing the streets of Bangkok and moving to a city park. Photograph: Sakchai … Continue reading

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Blood on the streets as bomb wounds 24 in central Bangkok – Reuters UK

swissinfo.ch Blood on the streets as bomb wounds 24 in central BangkokReuters UKBANGKOK (Reuters) – A bomb wounded 24 people in a busy shopping district in the centre of the Thai capital on Sunday, hours after supporters of Thai Prime … Continue reading

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