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Hong Kong activist arrested over claim Chinese agents stapled his legs

Hong Kong activist arrested over claim Chinese agents stapled his legs

The freaky tale heightened concerns about the deterioration of the rule of law as mainland China's authoritarian government tries to exert greater influence over the semiautonomous Chinese city of Hong Kong. The footage showed a figure matching Lam's appearance and gait putting on a cap, surgical mask and sunglasses as he walked unaccosted. When shown the footage by FactWire , Lam denied the masked man was him, saying it could be a body double, the agency reported. Consulte Mais Informação

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Police probe attack claims in Mathare, Kibera and Lucky Summer

Police probe attack claims in Mathare, Kibera and Lucky Summer

Kenya Red Cross have served at least 108 people who were injured in confrontations with police across the country, with only eight having suffered gunshot wounds. Police chiefs and regional coordinators have insisted that police did not use excessive force. They asked the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (Ipoa) to investigate the conduct of the officers involved in the operations. Consulte Mais Informação

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Web firm fights DOJ on Trump protesters

Web firm fights DOJ on Trump protesters

So, if you were planning to or did attend a protest related to this year's inauguration and happened to stumble upon disruptj20.org, your information could potentially be handed over to the DOJ. That should be enough to set alarm bells off in anyone's mind. Making the matter public may well end up killing it off, as the warrant is such a huge overreach and such a troubling invasion of privacy that any Justice Department legal argument is sure to get skewered in the press. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amid renewed North Korea tensions, China appoints new special envoy

However, despite the warning and amid concerns that China would approve the North Korea resolution but not actually follow through with it, China's Commerce Ministry on Monday announced that China would ban imports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead ore, lead and seafood from North Korea-fulfilling China's implementation of one of the key pillars of the United Nations resolution. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Open letter' to Trump: Taliban urges USA to quit Afghanistan

'Open letter' to Trump: Taliban urges USA to quit Afghanistan

The letter suggested that he should avoid authorising US military for making US Afghan policy. But questioned about whether the president shares that view, Mattis said, "Ask the president". Possible plans include sending thousands more troops into the almost 16-year conflict, or taking the opposite tack and pulling out, leaving private military contractors to help the Afghans oversee the fragile security situation. Consulte Mais Informação

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Anti-Semitic Signs In Hotel Say Jewish Guests Must Shower Before Swimming

Anti-Semitic Signs In Hotel Say Jewish Guests Must Shower Before Swimming

The Deputy Foreign Minister called the incident, which took place in an apartment hotel that hosts Jewish groups every year, " an anti-Semitic act of the worst and ugliest kind. "Unfortunately, anti-Semitism in Europe is still a reality and we must make sure that the punishment for incidents such as these will serve as deterrents for those who still harbor the germ of anti-Semitism", she told The Times of Israel . Consulte Mais Informação

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'Bonkers' to silence Big Ben's bongs for four years, MP says

'Bonkers' to silence Big Ben's bongs for four years, MP says

Big Ben - the huge clock bell of Britain's Parliament - will fall silent next week as a four-year restoration project gets underway. "After much consideration of alternatives, including using the pips or playing chimes from elsewhere, we chose to use a pre-recording of the Big Ben bongs for as long as the clock is out of action", said Denis Nowlan, Head of Station Management at BBC Speech . Consulte Mais Informação

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Protests, violence and tragedy in Charlottesville

Protests, violence and tragedy in Charlottesville

It was his monthly check-in to see how she was doing and what she'd been up to lately. Mr Wilson said that, as a white woman, Ms Heyer had said it was unfair that she enjoyed liberties that he, as a black man, could not. Bossert further said that both he and Trump wanted the assailant to face "swift justice" and noted that the Department of Justice was pursuing a civil rights investigation . Consulte Mais Informação

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Holborn underground station reopens after evacuation

Holborn underground station reopens after evacuation

Videos and images posted online showed smoke filling the platform and emergency services outside the station. There are severe delays on the Central line after a reported fire at Holborn station, in the West End. An emergency evacuation is underway from Holborn Tube station with a Tannoy announcement stating: "Would Inspector Sands please go to the operations room immediately". Consulte Mais Informação

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Afridi wishes India on I-Day, bats for peace, tolerance and love

Afridi wishes India on I-Day, bats for peace, tolerance and love

Pakistan's acting High Commissioner to India Syed Haider Shah on 14 August urged New Delhi to work together with Islamabad for the creation of a peaceful region. Millions of Muslims moved to West and East Pakistan, which is now Bangladesh. Our hopes and aspirations for this country are that this tolerant spirit, peace and traditional harmony we have been enjoying, continue, so that we can continue contributing to nation-building and to the good of this country. Consulte Mais Informação

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