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Myanmar, Bangladesh schedule Rohingya repatriation

Aug 16, 2019

Officials say Myanmar and Bangladesh have set next Thursday for a new attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago.

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China threatens retaliation if US tariff hikes go ahead

Aug 15, 2019

China threatens retaliation if Washington steps up their war over trade and technology by going ahead with planned Sept. 1 tariff hikes on additional Chinese imports

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Global stocks lower after US falls on recession fear

Aug 15, 2019

Global stock markets mostly lower after Wall Street falls on recession fears

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Thai court approves continued detention of 2 bomb suspects

Aug 15, 2019

A court in Thailand has extended the detention of two suspects accused of planting two small bombs in front of police headquarters in Bangkok while Southeast Asian foreign ministers were meeting nearby

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Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leader released on bail

Aug 15, 2019

A leader of 2014 pro-democracy protests has been released on bail as Hong Kong's government attempts to quell a movement that has paralyzed parts of the city and its airport and led to hundreds of arrests

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Riot police clash with protesters at Hong Kong airport

Aug 13, 2019

Pro-democracy demonstrators severely crippled Hong Kong's international airport for a second day, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights as the city's pro-Beijing leader warned that the protesters had pushed events onto a "path of no return"

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China's Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

Aug 13, 2019

Facing another US tariff hike, President Xi Jinping is getting tougher instead of backing down

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The Latest: Concerts canceled over Hong Kong airport protest

Aug 13, 2019

At least three concerts by overseas performers have been canceled in Hong Kong as protesters forced the airport to suspend operations for a second day

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China's auto sales sink in July, extending yearlong decline

Aug 13, 2019

China's auto sales sink 3.9% in July from a year earlier, extending a year-long contraction in the industry's biggest global market

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Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on trade war jitters

Aug 13, 2019

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower amid anxiety U.S.-Chinese trade war will cut global growth

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