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  1. 101. news | 11 Dec 2014

    Timeline of Hong Kong pro-democracy protests

    By AFP

    » HONG KONG - Hong Kong police swooped on the city's main pro-democracy protest site on Thursday, clearing away tents and barricades after more than two months of rallies.

  2. 102. news | 09 Dec 2014

    James, other NBA stars make 'Can't breathe' statement

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - Cleveland star LeBron James was among the NBA players to follow the lead of Chicago's Derrick Rose in backing protests over the deaths of black men at the hands of police.

  3. 103. news | 07 Dec 2014

    Fugitive Thai millionaire protests his innocence

    By AFP

    » BANGKOK - A fugitive Thai millionaire wanted on charges including lest majeste broke cover to protest his innocence Sunday in a graft probe that seen dozens arrested and more sought.

  4. 104. news | 07 Dec 2014

    New Yorkers protest in rain after Gurley funeral

    By AFP

    » NEW YORK - New Yorkers took to the streets Saturday in further protests to denounce a spate of killings of unarmed black men by white police officers as relatives buried a 28-year-old father of one.

  5. 105. news | 05 Dec 2014

    Jury to consider police charges in New York shooting

    By AFP

    » A New York district attorney said Friday he would impanel a grand jury to consider charges in the latest police killing of an unarmed black man as the United States grapples with nationwide protests.

  6. 106. news | 02 Dec 2014

    Protests as Bhopal marks 30th anniversary of disaster

    By AFP

    » Protesters in the Indian city of Bhopal burned effigies representing Dow Chemical and displayed placards demanding justice as they marked the 30th anniversary Tuesday of the world's deadliest industrial disaster.

  7. 107. news | 02 Dec 2014

    Splintered Hong Kong protests face 'final showdown'

    By AFP

    » Hong Kong's pro-democracy occupation is entering its death throes with radical splinter groups pushing for more direct action but others urging retreat, analysts said Tuesday.

  8. 108. news | 02 Dec 2014

    Reunited Wu-Tang Clan contemplate 'Better Tomorrow'

    By AFP

    » NEW YORK - As protests sweep the United States over the fatal police shooting of a black teenager, some question whether racial justice will ever be attainable. For the Wu-Tang Clan, the picture is grim, but there may ju...

  9. 109. news | 02 Dec 2014

    Hong Kong braces for more violence as frustrations boil

    By AFP

    » HONG KONG - After one of the most violent nights since pro-democracy protests began in Hong Kong, the city should brace for further clashes, analysts said Monday, as frustration grows at a lack of government compromise.

  10. 110. news | 01 Dec 2014

    Tiananmen dissident Wuer Kaixi to run in Taiwan parliamentary by-election

    By AFP

    » TAIPEI - A leading dissident who fled China after pro-democracy protests were crushed in 1989 said Monday he would stand for Taiwan's parliament in hopes of dealing a "big blow" to Beijing.

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