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Hong Kong protest march seeks unity as lower turnout expected

Hong Kong - Thousands are set to gather for a pro-democracy march on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China Wednesday, but organisers said turnout at the annual event would be down as momentum wanes after nearly a year of rallies.

Prank video as terrified Paris Hilton told plane is crashing

It's not certain where an Egyptian TV show thought the humor was but they went ahead with a prank on Paris Hilton, convincing her the small plane she was in was about to crash. They even had an actor in on it thrown off the plane as it neared water.

Hong Kong student leader Wong in 'chilling' assault

Hong Kong - Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong, the teenage face of the city's pro-democracy protests, was assaulted in the street with his girlfriend in an attack he said Monday sent a "chill to my heart".

Alzheimer's: Low memory test scores may be early sign of dementia

A new study has found low scores on memory and thinking tests may be a signal a person will develop Alzheimer's Disease. Researchers found that a signal that Alzheimer's is there may be detected up to 18 years before a diagnosis of the illness.

Last remnants of Hong Kong pro-democracy camp cleared

Hong Kong - The last remnants of the tent city that once blocked a major highway through Hong Kong during mass pro-democracy protests was cleared away by city authorities Wednesday.

Faith, freedom and firebombs: Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai

Hong Kong - As one of Hong Kong's most outspoken democracy advocates, media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been on the receiving end of everything from rotten animal entrails to Molotov cocktails in the past 12 months.

Young Hong Kongers seek new path in democracy battle

Hong Kong - With the defeat this week of the Beijing-backed political reform plan they slammed as "fake democracy", Hong Kong's young protesters are questioning how to take their fight forward as the gulf between them and mainland China widens.

Hong Kong lawmakers reject 'fake democracy' package

Hong Kong - Hong Kong lawmakers on Thursday rejected a Beijing-backed electoral reform package derided as "fake democracy" during mass protests last year, leaving the city in deadlock over how its leader should be chosen.

Hong Kong lawmakers head towards key reform vote

Hong Kong - Hong Kong lawmakers made impassioned speeches as they went into day two of a marathon debate on Thursday ahead of a key vote that pits democracy campaigners against the government.

10,000 dogs, and cats, cruelly killed at dog meat fest in China

British comedian Ricky Gervais is among those appalled by the Yulin Dog Meat Festival, and he's asking for the public's support in ending it. Each year the fest kills some 10,000 dogs and almost as many cats by barbaric manners, before eating them.

Op-Ed: The govt. made me do it: Reporter defends anti-Snowden story

One of the authors of a controversial story published in the Sunday Times is in damage control mode and appeared on CNN Sunday to defend the story, which alleges that Russian and Chinese officials have obtained encrypted files leaked by Edward Snowden.

Political showdown in Hong Kong ahead of key reform vote

Hong Kong - Hong Kong entered a political showdown Wednesday as lawmakers debated a divisive reform package ahead of a key vote, with tensions high over an alleged explosives plot that police said was linked to a "radical" group.

Political showdown in Hong Kong ahead of key reform vote

Hong Kong - Hong Kong lawmakers laid bare the city's entrenched political divide Wednesday as they locked horns over a reform package ahead of a key vote that pits democracy campaigners against the government.

China warns against 'radical forces' in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - China warned Tuesday against "radical forces" in Hong Kong after police arrested 10 people on suspicion of making explosives ahead of a vote on a controversial political reform package.

Arrests after 'suspected' explosives found in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Hong Kong police said Monday they had made arrests after discovering "suspected" explosives, with media reports linking the find to this week's vote on a controversial political reform package.

Hong Kong democracy groups rally as key vote looms

Hong Kong - Pro-democracy campaigners took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, but in far smaller numbers than expected, before a vote on a political reform package that has divided the city and sparked mass protests.

Woman isolated in Hong Kong hospital over MERS

Hong Kong - A woman was rushed to a Hong Kong hospital Wednesday on suspicion she had contracted the potentially deadly MERS virus, as an outbreak in South Korea triggers alarm elsewhere in Asia.

HSBC to cut global headcount by up to 50,000

Hong Kong - Scandal-hit bank HSBC said Tuesday it would cut its global headcount by up to 50,000 as part of a restructuring that entails its withdrawal from Brazil and Turkey, while it also mulls abandoning London as its HQ.

Thousands rally in Hong Kong for Tiananmen vigil

Hong Kong - A park in central Hong Kong turned into a sea of candles Thursday as tens of thousands gathered to mark the 26th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square crackdown, with the city deeply divided ahead of a vote on how to choose its next leader.

Massive Tiananmen vigil expected in divided Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Tens of thousands of people are to join a candlelit vigil in Hong Kong Thursday to mark the 26th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square crackdown, with the city deeply divided ahead of a vote on how to choose its next leader.
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