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HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s parliament approved a decision on Thursday to go forward with national security legislation for Hong Kong that democracy activists in the city and Western countries fear could endanger its special autonomy and freedoms. China says the legislation will be aimed at tackling secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign interference in the
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FILE PHOTO: General view of the almost empty Khaosan Road, which is usually crowded with tourists, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand, May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha -/File Photo BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand on Thursday reported 11 new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, bringing its total to 3,065 confirmed
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WASHINGTON/HONG KONG (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday China had undermined Hong Kong’s autonomy so fundamentally that the territory no longer warranted special treatment under U.S. law, a potentially big blow to its status as a major financial hub. Pompeo’s certification to the U.S. Congress follows China’s announcement of a
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FILE PHOTO: French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a session of questions to the Government at the French National Assembly in Paris, France May 26, 2020, as France eases lockdown measures taken to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Christophe Archambault/Pool via REUTERS PARIS (Reuters) – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain February 11, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government is hopeful it can secure a deal with the European Union to cover their future relationship, cabinet office minister Michael Gove said on Wednesday, describing politics
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FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Europe Adviser David Frost arrives for Brexit talks at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes the main decisions on Brexit policy and his senior advisor Dominic Cummings does not give instructions on
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