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Thousands of Protesters Surround Hong Kong Police Headquarters

Huge demonstrations continued in Hong Kong on Friday, with the focus of activity shifting from LegCo, the city’s legislative chambers, to police headquarters. The protesters are demanding a permanent and decisive end to the controversial extradition bill that was indefinitely suspended by chief executive Carrie Lam last weekend.

A group of police officers in riot gear (L) stand by at the police headquarters as protesters gather outside the building in Hong Kong on June 21, 2019. - Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong's police headquarters on June 21, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader and …

Hong Kong Residents Head for Taiwan to Escape Growing Chinese Power

The success of the current protest movement inspired by Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill may offer a glimmer of hope for democracy activists, but many residents have already chosen to escape mainland China’s iron grip by emigrating to other countries, with Taiwan an especially popular destination.

Protesters display placards during a demonstration in Taipei on June 16, 2019, in support of the continuing protests taking place in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition law proposal. - Tens of thousands of people rallied in central Hong Kong on Sunday as public anger seethed following unprecedented clashes between …

Hong Kong and China Give In to Protesters, Suspend Extradition Bill

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Saturday that a proposed extradition bill will be suspended, handing a stunning victory to thousands of protesters who packed the streets for a week to oppose legislation strongly desired by the mainland Chinese government.

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Chinese Media: U.S. Inspiring ‘Violent’ Hong Kong Protesters Due to Trade War

China’s Global Times newspaper defended the pro-Communist leadership of Hong Kong, and their decision to use tear gas and rubber bullets on pro-democracy protesters Wednesday, insisting that the thousands of mostly young students opposing a law that would allow their extradition into the mainland were “violent” extremists radicalized by the United States.

Police officers stand guard as protesters block a street near the government headquarters during a rally against the extradition bill on June 12, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. Large crowds of protesters gathered in central Hong Kong as the city braced for another mass rally in a show of strength …

Hong Kong: Over a Million Protest Communist Chinese Extradition Law

A protest march on Sunday against Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill drew hundreds of thousands of participants according to police, and over a million according to organizers, making it one of the largest public demonstrations since Hong Kong was returned to Chinese control in 1997.

Pro independence activist Wayne Chan during a clash after a rally against the extradition law proposal at the Central Government Complex on June 10, 2019 in Hong Kong China. Over a million protesters marched in Hong Kong on Sunday against a controversial extradition bill that would allow suspected criminals to …

Thousands in Hong Kong Protest China Extradition Plan

Huge demonstrations filled the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday as people enraged by the jail sentences recently handed down to democracy movement leaders turned out to protest an extradition agreement with China.

Hong Kong’s China extradition plan sparks alarm

China Accuses Detained Canadians of Stealing ‘Sensitive Information’

China formally accused – but did not yet formally charge – Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig of espionage on Monday. The two were arrested soon after Canada detained Huawei executive and Communist royalty Meng Wanzhou for possible extradition to the United States. The accusation of espionage was made three days after Canada announced Meng’s extradition hearing would proceed.

Combo photo of Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, Canadians whom China accused of espionage on Monday.

China Detains Third Canadian Citizen Since Huawei CFO Arrest

The Canadian government said on Wednesday that police have detained a third Canadian citizen in China. While Ottawa provided no details of the arrest, an official said there is “no reason to believe that this case is linked” to the detentions of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor – whose arrests last week were in turn clearly linked to Canada’s arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

Bad reception: Arrest adds to Huawei's global woes

Chinese Media: Canadians Detained in Retaliation for Meng Wanzhou’s Arrest

The Chinese government has said little about its reasons for arresting Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor this week, but on Thursday, the state-run Global Times published an editorial explicitly framing the arrests as revenge for Canada’s arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

Robert Long (L) and Ada Yu hold signs in favor of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou outside her bail hearing at British Columbia Superior Courts following her December 1 arrest in Canada for extradition to the US, in Vancouver, British Columbia on December 11, 2018. (Photo by Jason …

Turkey Demands Extradition of 18 Khashoggi Suspects

Saud al-Mojeb, the public prosecutor of Saudi Arabia, arrived in Istanbul on Sunday night for meetings with Turkish officials over the investigation of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder.

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Exclusiva — Presunto Sicario Del Cartel Arrestado Entrando a Escondidas a Texas

Un presunto asesino de un cártel mexicano fue capturado luego de ingresar ilegalmente a Texas en un tramo remoto de la frontera en el sector de Del Río. El presunto asesino, José Antonio Hernández Rangel, es conocido como “Scarface” y las autoridades mexicanas lo identificaron por trabajar con una facción de Los Zetas conocida como CDN, o Cártel del Norte. CDN es la facción de Los Zetas en control y con sede en Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, inmediatamente al otro lado de la frontera de Laredo, Texas.

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EXCLUSIVE — Accused Mexican Cartel Assassin Caught Sneaking Across Texas Border

An alleged Mexican cartel assassin was caught after illegally entering Texas on a remote stretch of border in the Del Rio Sector. The alleged assassin, Jose Antonio Hernandez Rangel, is known as “Scarface” and he has been identified by Mexican authorities as working with a faction of Los Zetas known as CDN, or Cartel of the North. CDN is the Los Zetas faction in control of and headquartered in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, immediately across the border from Laredo, Texas.

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Chinese Court Convicts 85 for Phone Scams, over Half of Them Taiwanese

A court in Beijing handed down 85 lengthy prison sentences for telephone fraud on Thursday. 44 of the defendants hail from Taiwan, including the two who received the harshest 15-year sentences. The cases are part of a massive wave of telephone scams sweeping China, with tens of millions of dollars stolen.

A woman uses her smartphone in Beijing on November 11, 2017. China's smartphone masses splurged billions of dollars in an e-commerce bonanza on November 11 as consumers rushed to snap up bargains on 'Double 11', billed as the world's biggest one-day online shopping festival. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR …

Frustrated by Trump, Turkey Willing to Settle for Gulen House Arrest Instead of Extradition

The administration of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has long portrayed former imam Fethullah Gulen as the sinister mastermind who orchestrated last year’s failed coup attempt from his home in Pennsylvania. Turkey demanded Gulen’s extradition from both the Obama and Trump administrations and denounced their failure to hand him over as outrageous.

A picture taken on August 2, 2016 shows a picture of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen set up on a dummy at the Kizilay Square in front of a Turkish national flag in Ankara during a protest against the failed military coup, on August 2, 2016. Erdogan said on August 2, …