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25 August 2019

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Hong Kong protesters regroup in the rain after Saturday's clashes (34)
James Pomfret, Jessie Pang HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of Hong Kong anti-government protesters marched in pouring rain on Sunday, regrouping after sometimes violent demonstrations a day earlier that prompted police to fire tear gas for the first time in more than a week. People march during a protest in Kwai Fong, in Hong Kong, China August 25, 2019.
Hong Kong police fire tear gas in latest clash with protesters (19)
By Rachel Frazin - 08/24/19 01:57 PM EDT Police in Hong Kong fired tear gas at protesters Saturday after a period of nonviolence during weeks of pro-democracy protests. Police said in a statement that officers "deployed tear gas and minimum force" to disperse protesters after some aimed laser beams at officers and hurled bricks at police lines.
Chinese casino hub Macao's elite choose new leader (9)
AP MACAO:, August 25, 2019 11:49 IST Updated: August 25, 2019 11:49 IST An elite pro-Beijing panel on Sunday chose a new leader for the Chinese casino gambling hub Macao. Macao and nearby Hong Kong are former European colonies that were handed back to Beijing, becoming Chinese special administrative regions that retain considerable control over their own affairs under a formula known as "one country, two systems."
After night of clashes, Hong Kong braces for fresh rally (4)
25 Aug 2019 AFP / ANTHONY WALLACE Saturday's clashes saw police baton-charge protesters and fire tear gas Protesters gathered at a sports stadium Sunday as Hong Kong braced for more anti-government rallies, a day after clashes returned to the city's streets following several days of relative calm. Hong Kong has been gripped by three months of street demonstrations that started against a proposed extradition bill to China, but have spun out
Costco bets on international appetite for first Chinese store (4)
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