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  1. News - China

    Amnesty demands China release 76 citizens still in detention for supporting HK protests

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 11:28am by Reuters

    ... formula that allows wide-ranging autonomy and freedoms not enjoyed on the mainland. The Occupy Central protesters are demanding fully democratic elections for the city’s next chief executive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1635634/amnesty-demands-china-release-76-citizens-still-detention-supporting-hk
  2. News - China - CROSS-STRAIT AFFAIRS

    Beijing's top cross-strait official Zhang Zhijun to make landmark Taiwan visit

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 12:27pm by Reuters

    ... Taiwan. The mainland and Taiwan have been ruled separately since Nationalist forces, defeated by the Communists, fled to the island at the end of the Chinese civil war in 1949. The central ... on political reconciliation or reduced military readiness on either side. Many in Taiwan fear autocratic Beijing's designs for their free-wheeling island. Protesters occupied Taiwan's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1531494/beijings-top-cross-strait-official-zhang-zhijun-make-landmark-taiwan
  3. Sport - Soccer

    Uruguay beat Argentina but still consigned to play-offs

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 10:59am by Reuters

    ... and Ecuador occupied the top four automatic qualifying places in the nine-nation group with Uruguay going into the intercontinental play-off next month. They will face Asian qualifiers Jordan over two ... twice. Meanwhile, Honduras clinched the last of the automatic qualifying spot in North and Central America and the Caribbean (Concacaf), while Mexico stayed in contention by claiming the play-off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1332886/uruguay-beat-argentina-still-consigned-play-offs
  4. News - World - IRAQ

    Kerry presses Maliki as Iraq loses control of Syrian, Jordanian borders

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 05:25pm by Reuters

    ... Kurdish forces control a third border post with Syria in the north, leaving central government troops with no presence along the entire Western frontier which includes some of the most important ... in, he said: “That was good.” Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday accused Washington of trying to regain control of the country it once occupied – a charge Kerry denied. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1538964/kerry-lands-baghdad-press-maliki-insurgency-spreads
  5. News - World - VENEZUELA

    Venezuela cracks down on electronics chain accused of price-gouging

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 05:53am by Reuters

    ... chain Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government "occupied" a chain of electronics stores in a high-profile crackdown on what it views as price-gouging hobbling ... That brought crowds of bargain-hunters to Daka outlets on Saturday and also sparked looting at one store in the central city of Valencia. "Inflation's killing us. I'm not sure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1352679/venezuela-cracks-down-electronics-chain-accused-price-gouging
  6. News - China

    Beijing tightens property controls to cool prices

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 04:15pm by Reuters

    ... speculators. The uneven success of China’s efforts to rein in its buoyant property market has led some analysts to speculate the central government may unveil new measures nationwide to dampen house ... to further balance the supply of homes, support demand for owner-occupied apartments and stabilise market sentiment,” the Beijing housing commission said in a statement on its website late ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1338827/beijing-tightens-property-controls-cool-prices
  7. News - World - POLAND

    Polish prime minister says right-wing riot in Warsaw unacceptable

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 03:55am by Reuters

    ... circling above. The violence started when a few dozen youths, their faces covered by balaclavas and soccer scarves, started attacking a building where left-wing radicals occupied a squat. Riot ... said. Later, the rioters headed to Zbawiciela Square, one of the most bohemian areas of central Warsaw, where students usually hang out in trendy pavement cafes. An arch across the middle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1354537/polish-prime-minister-says-right-wing-riot-warsaw-unacceptable

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