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Hong Kong Activists 'Beaten' Claim Protesters

news.sky.com — Police in Hong Kong have arrested 45 people after a night of clashes between authorities and pro-democracy protesters. Trouble broke out on Hong Kong Island at 3am after dozens of protesters had occupied an underpass near the government headquarters. Police in riot gear used pepper spray to move the crowds.

Hong Kong Protesters Reject Call To Withdraw

news.sky.com — Thousands of democracy protesters have defied tear gas and police baton charges to remain on the streets of Hong Kong for another night amid rising international tensions. Some demonstrators wore masks and resorted to umbrellas or plastic capes to protect themselves - prompting the phrase "umbrella revolution" to trend on social media.

Hong Kong: Riot Police Leave Protest Areas

news.sky.com — The Hong Kong government has said it has withdrawn riot police from the city's streets as pro-democracy protests have begun to calm down. In a statement, a government spokesman also called on the activists to leave the protest areas as peacefully as possible.

Thousands 'Occupy' Hong Kong In China Protest

news.sky.com — A movement to occupy central Hong Kong has begun two days ahead of schedule with thousands of protesters gathering overnight. The leader of 'Occupy Central', Benny Tai, made the surprise announcement shortly before 2am on Sunday in the former British colony.

Worst 'Torture Tools' Sold By China Revealed

news.sky.com — China is facing calls to ban the sale of "torture tools" which Chinese manufacturers are producing in increasing numbers. According to a report by Amnesty International and Omega Research Foundation, Chinese companies, many of which are state-owned, are increasingly active in promoting their equipment at trade fairs globally.

'Unprecedented' Sentence For Chinese Academic

news.sky.com — A Chinese economics professor has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of "separatism" at a court in China. Ilham Tohti, the country's most prominent Uighur Muslim scholar, was found guilty at the Intermediate People's Court in Urumqi, the capital of China's far-western Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.

Alibaba Shares To Be Priced For Record Sale

news.sky.com — The Chinese e-marketplace Alibaba will set the price for its New York flotation later on Thursday in what is expected to become a record sale. The move follows a fortnight of roadshows for potential investors across the globe - presentations that drew huge interest and helped Alibaba's founder shift the price range higher ahead of Friday's market debut.

Chinese Critic Goes On Trial For 'Separatism'

news.sky.com — A Chinese economist and university lecturer has gone on trial in western China, charged with separatism. Ilham Tothi, who is China's most prominent Uighur Muslim scholar, was detained in Beijing in January. He appeared at a closed hearing at the Intermediate People's Court in Urumqi, capital of China's far western Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.

It's Electric: First Formula E Season Begins

uk.news.yahoo.com — The world's first Formula E season begins in the Chinese capital this weekend. Billed as a new era in motor racing, the Beijing E-Prix will mark the start of an entirely new sport with 10 races in cities around the world, and a season finale on a street circuit in London next June.

It's Electric: First Formula E Season Begins

news.sky.com — The world's first Formula E season begins in the Chinese capital this weekend. Billed as a new era in motor racing, the Beijing E-Prix will mark the start of an entirely new sport with 10 races in cities around the world, and a season finale on a street circuit in London next June.
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Oct 21, 2014

RT @SkyNewsBreak: The Foreign Office says it is investigating reports a British man has been found dead in Bali in Indonesia

Oct 21, 2014

Hong Kong Protesters In Talks With Government - but to what end? news.sky.com/story/1357254/…

Oct 21, 2014

@jleibold good to meet you yesterday. Fascinating talk. Many thanks.

Oct 21, 2014

China crashing? Growth weakest since financial crisis, & that's according to the (untrustworthy?) official figures news.sky.com/story/1357059/…

Oct 20, 2014

RT @XHNews: Bullet-proof, home-made Hongqi limos to serve guests during Beijing APEC (Web Source) pic.twitter.com/roNtfJgasp

Oct 20, 2014

RT @RTS_media: Have Vice cracked the future of broadcast journalism? See what the BBC, ITN and Sky have to say: rts.org.uk/magazine/artic…

Oct 20, 2014

@RTS_media Interesting read. Maybe it's just about the T in RTS. It's no longer about just Television.

Oct 20, 2014

Chinese contradictions: State news agency @XHNews using Twitter & YouTube. But both blocked in #China Explain that

Oct 20, 2014

Fascinating policy change by Chinese state media. Just 2 years ago they were pretending #China smog was 'fog'. Now they actively report it.

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