Police detain a student activist at Polytechnic University. Support for a US Senate bill that could pave the way for diplomatic action and sanctions against Hong Kong surged following violence at the campus. Photo: AP

Donald Trump set to have final say on Hong Kong democracy act as Senate passes it

  • The number of lawmakers co-sponsoring surged ahead of the bill’s passage, following violence at Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University
  • House and Senate versions of the act will be unified for final approvals, before going to the president
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police detain a student activist at Polytechnic University. Support for a US Senate bill that could pave the way for diplomatic action and sanctions against Hong Kong surged following violence at the campus. Photo: AP
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A protester is led away by police after he left the besieged Hong Kong Polytechnic University on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

UK foreign minister Dominic Raab to raise Hong Kong protests in talks with French and German counterparts

  • The diplomatic force of European action will be strongest if the three countries act together, says an advocate for the pro-democracy demonstrators
  • The British foreign secretary considers Hong Kong and Iran his top two foreign policy issues, according to people familiar with his thinking
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A protester is led away by police after he left the besieged Hong Kong Polytechnic University on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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