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Hong Kong violence prompts reminder that China troops close at hand

11 November 2019, 4:33 PM

Hong Kong police shot and critically wounded a protester and a man was set on fire on Monday in violence that prompted leader Carrie Lam to denounce “enemies of the people” and drew a chilling warning from a senior Chinese newspaper editor

A still image from a social media video shows a police officer aiming his gun at a protester in Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong.

Police officer shoots protester as Hong Kong violence flares

11 November 2019, 9:43 AM

Hong Kong police opened fire and wounded at least one protester on Monday, witnesses and media reports said, a fresh escalation of violence as anti-government demonstrations enter their sixth month.

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam takes questions from lawmakers regarding her policy address, at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong.

Lam expecting HK to record negative growth in 2019

29 October 2019, 5:45 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she expects the Asian financial hub to record negative economic growth for the full 2019 year, as the city grapples with five months of often violent anti-government protests.

Ramaphosa appeals for strengthening of multilateral institutions

16 October 2019, 7:02 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appealed to members of the international community to work together to strengthen multilateral institutions.

Zimbabwean police undergoing training

11 October 2019, 7:10 PM

Zimbabwean police officers are currently undergoing training in crowd control management to ensure safety of the people and respect of human rights.

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