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Solomon Islands police find 3 bodies after violent protests | AP News

Solomon Islands police found three bodies in a burned-out building and arrested more than 100 people after violent protests sparked by concerns about the Pacific nation's increasing links with China.

Australia is creating instability in SolomonIslands .

11/27/2021 4:17:00 PM

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Police arrest dozens amid unrest in Solomon Islands

Forensic teams launch an investigation after police find three charred bodies in Solomon Islands amid unrest

11/27/2021 8:05:00 AM

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Iranian police crack down as protests over dry river turn violent

Iranian police crack down as protests over dry river turn violent

11/27/2021 7:00:00 AM

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Solomon Islands PM blames foreign powers for unrest as protests spread

Solomon Islands PM blames foreign powers for unrest as protests spread

11/26/2021 6:40:00 AM

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Solomon Islands leader blames foreign powers for unrest | AP News

The leader of the Solomon Islands blames foreign interference for protests that have ravaged the capital in recent days. He says some are upset over him switching allegiance from Taiwan to China. But critics also blame a lack of services and corruption.

I resigned, haaretz.
China was the aggressor with those aircraft. Taiwan did nothing to cause that. It's that simple.

11/26/2021 2:45:00 AM

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Turkish police tear-gas women protesting over violence | AP News

Turkish police have fired tear gas to break up a protest by women in Istanbul. They were marching to demand the country return to a landmark international treaty that is meant to protect women from violence.

11/26/2021 12:15:00 AM

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Australia deploys peacekeepers as riots rock Solomon Islands

Australia rushed peacekeepers to the Solomon Islands Thursday hoping to quell riots that threatened to topple the Pacific nation's government and left its capital ablaze.

11/25/2021 9:05:00 PM

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Philippines rejects China's demand to remove ship from shoal | AP News

The Philippines’ defense chief has rejected China’s renewed demand that it remove its outpost on a disputed South China Sea. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says Chinese coast guard ships should leave the area and stop blocking Manila’s supply boats.

Please don't confuse people! Avoid the heavy and the light! What is the truth? Philippine ships have stayed in Renai Reef for many years! thank you
Damn Chinks

11/25/2021 3:01:00 PM

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Australia sending troops, police to Solomons amid unrest | AP News

Australia says it's sending police, troops and diplomats to the Solomon Islands to help after anti-government demonstrators defied lockdown orders and took to the streets for a second day in violent protests.

11/25/2021 10:37:00 AM

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Buildings set ablaze in Solomon Islands in anti-government protests

Several buildings set alight in the Solomon Islands' capital as thousands of protestors hit the streets in a second day of anti-government riots

11/25/2021 7:55:00 AM

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Solomon Islands enters 36-hour lockdown after protests turn violent

Solomon Islands enters 36-hour lockdown after protests turn violent

11/25/2021 4:20:00 AM

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Lockdown in Solomon Islands after protesters loot stores, burn buildings

Solomon Islands announces curfew as crowds of protesters set fire to buildings, including a police station, and loot shops in an eruption of anger at the government

11/25/2021 4:15:00 AM

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Lifestyle: Latest Lifestyle News Stories | AP News

Keep track of the latest lifestyle news from The Associated Press. AP News has all the updates for lifestyle news that you need to stay informed.

11/25/2021 3:58:00 AM

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China accused of 'harassment' in South China Sea after vowing to back down

Chinese government vessels continued to follow and photograph Philippine boats resupplying troops on a disputed South China Sea atoll on Tuesday, Manila said.

11/25/2021 12:49:00 AM

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JPMorgan's Dimon says he regrets China Communist Party comment

JPMorgan's Dimon says he regrets China Communist Party comment

11/24/2021 5:32:00 PM

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Why ‘Matrix’ And ‘Spider-Man’ Sequels May Determine Hollywood’s Future In China

Why ‘Matrix’ And ‘Spider-Man’ Sequels May Determine Hollywood’s Future In China

11/24/2021 4:56:00 AM

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It's not just Peng. China is cracking down on MeToo movement | AP News

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Huang Xueqin, who publicly supported a woman when she accused a professor of sexual assault, was arrested in September. Wang Jianbing, who helped women report sexual harassment, was detained along with her.

11/24/2021 4:18:00 AM

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Women’s Tennis Had to Stand Up to China

Other sports could get away without direct confrontation. Peng Shuai feels like a turning point.

11/23/2021 10:36:00 PM

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China protests passage of US destroyer through Taiwan Strait

China has protested the passage of a U.S. Navy destroyer through the Taiwan Strait, calling it a deliberate move to undermine stability in the region

11/23/2021 5:17:00 PM

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Hong Kong to allow residents of mainland to vote in election

Hong Kong's leader says authorities will set up polling stations at the border with mainland China to allow Hong Kongers living there to vote during upcoming legislative elections

How about some of remote islands owned by China? I am sure there are HKers there waiting to vote and 'care' so much the state of the city
Why are you voting? Isn't it a comedy to decide the outcome and vote?

11/23/2021 9:02:00 AM

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Mainland Gains, HKEX Makes It Easier For US-Listed Chinese Companies To Re-List

The electric vehicle ecosystem continued to soar in China overnight:

11/23/2021 2:36:00 AM

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Dozens in Congress still vote remotely as critics slam COVID policy

As COVID recedes, critics say some members of Congress are abusing a pandemic policy meant to allow remote voting for health reasons, but not convenience or politics.

11/23/2021 2:32:00 AM

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JPMorgan grants Hong Kong staff up to $5,000 for hotel quarantine

JPMorgan grants Hong Kong staff up to $5,000 for hotel quarantine

11/22/2021 1:00:00 PM

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Xi says China will not seek dominance over Southeast Asia

Chinese leader Xi Jinping says his country will not seek dominance over Southeast Asia or bully its smaller neighbors, despite a rise in regional frictions. Xi spoke during a virtual conference with members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Remember that scene in Mars Attacks! where the Martians cary around the translator?

11/22/2021 11:55:00 AM

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Tesla's Musk says Model S Plaid may come to China around March

Tesla's Musk says Model S Plaid may come to China around March

11/22/2021 11:50:00 AM

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Myanmar junta chief to be absent from China-ASEAN leader summit -sources

Myanmar junta chief to be absent from China-ASEAN leader summit -sources

11/22/2021 9:35:00 AM

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Russia moves with a new swagger in South-East Asia

But its regional influence remains limited

11/22/2021 7:43:00 AM

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Opinion | The GOP bets on resentment over problem solving

McCarthy is fully aware that the dominance of a resentment narrative serves Republicans' interest.

11/22/2021 4:56:00 AM

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Photos of missing Chinese tennis star posted online

An employee of Chinese state TV has posted photos of missing tennis star Peng Shuai online in a new effort to dispel concern about her disappearance after she accused a senior leader of sexual assault

What does SHE say?
Well, I, for one, feel totally relieved and satisfied. No wait, the other thing.

11/22/2021 1:30:00 AM

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IOC says Peng Shuai has told Olympic officials she is safe

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has taken part in a 30-minute video call from Beijing with IOC officials and told them she was safe and well, the Olympic body said on Sunday.

CCP is a big liar. His propaganda machine always produces the fake news. What happened with Peng Shuai? WhereIsPengShuai BoycottBeijingOlympics
Where is she? Boycott Chinese Olympic game

11/21/2021 8:35:00 PM

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Purported Photos Of Missing Chinese Tennis Player Peng Shuai Released By State Media Editor Spark Questions

Chinese state media claims Peng Shuai recently shared images of herself on a social media app:

11/21/2021 7:20:00 PM

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Covid: Douglas Ross calls for evidence that passports work

Covid: Douglas Ross calls for evidence that passports work

11/21/2021 7:17:00 PM

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Opinion | Enes Kanter: Move the Olympics for Peng Shuai’s Sake

The IOC shockingly echoes Beijing’s rhetoric on the tennis star’s disappearance.

opinion EnesKanter And womens tennis proves to be the toughest sport in the world -- because these wonderful ladies are not afraid to speak up. 👊👊👊👊👊
opinion EnesKanter Perhaps Stacey Abrams and BLM can reason with Xi

11/21/2021 6:30:00 PM

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Missing Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai Seen in Public, Skeptics Uncertain

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has resurfaced -- so it appears -- after being MIA for weeks.

11/21/2021 5:24:00 PM

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Bulgarians vote in runoff presidential election

Bulgarians vote in the second round of the presidential election, weary of widespread corruption in the European Union's poorest member state

11/21/2021 5:15:00 PM

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Venezuela votes in regional election under international eye

Venezuela’s electoral system will be put to the test as millions of voters across the South American country are expected to decide thousands of races in a highly scrutinized regional election.

11/21/2021 10:16:00 AM

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China reduces ties with Lithuania in Taiwan spat

China has reduced its official relations with Lithuania to below ambassador level after Taiwan, the island democracy that Beijing claims as part of its own territory, was allowed to open a representative office in the Baltic nation.

TaiwanCanHelp
Good! Glad to see China take the initiative to decouple w/ the world! SupportTaiwan BoycottBeijing2022 BoycottBeijingOlympics

11/21/2021 9:12:00 AM

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Tennis-Peng Shuai appears in Beijing, WTA not reassured

Peng Shuai appears in Beijing, WTA not reassured

11/21/2021 8:55:00 AM

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Video of missing Chinese tennis star posted online

The editor of a Communist Party newspaper in China posted a video online that he said shows missing tennis star Peng Shuai watching a match, as the ruling party tried to quell concerns abroad about Peng after she accused a senior leader of sexual assault.

11/21/2021 7:23:00 AM

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Photos Of Missing Chinese Tennis Star Peng Shuai Posted Online

A Chinese state TV employee posted the photos apparently to assuage concern about her disappearance.

11/21/2021 12:56:00 AM

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Purported Photos Of Missing Chinese Tennis Player Peng Shuai Released By State Media Editor Spark Questions

Chinese state media claims Peng Shuai recently shared images of herself on a social media app:

11/21/2021 12:24:00 AM

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Trump Actively Seeking Vengeful Ouster of Alabama's Republican Governor, Report Says

Trump has “privately blamed” Gov. Ivey for the cancellation of one of his rallies

11/20/2021 11:33:00 PM

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Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams Among Athletes Asking “Where Is Peng Shuai?”

'This must be investigated and we must not stay silent.'

11/20/2021 8:35:00 PM

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Reports of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai raise more confusion

The disappearance of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai has sparked international outrage. The 32-year-old has not been seen since she accused a Chinese official of sexual assault two weeks ago.

11/20/2021 4:28:00 PM

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Photos of missing Chinese tennis star posted online

An employee of Chinese state TV has posted photos of missing tennis star Peng Shuai online in a new effort to dispel concern about her disappearance after she accused a senior leader of sexual assault.

11/20/2021 1:28:00 PM

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Photos of missing Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai posted online

There was no indication when the photos of Peng Shuai were taken.

11/20/2021 1:10:00 PM

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Tennis-Reaction to the disappearance of Chinese player Peng Shuai

Tennis-Reaction to the disappearance of Chinese player Peng Shuai

11/20/2021 4:00:00 AM

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Purported Photos Of Missing Chinese Tennis Player Peng Shuai Released By State Media Editor Spark Questions

Chinese state media claims Peng Shuai recently shared images of herself on a social media app:

11/20/2021 12:40:00 AM

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China furious with Joe Biden as he mulls diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

'Politicizing sports is against the Olympic spirit and harms the interests of athletes from all countries,' said a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson.

11/19/2021 8:14:00 PM

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IOC won't comment on Peng Shuai's disappearance, says 'quiet diplomacy' best solution

IOC won't comment on Peng Shuai's disappearance, says 'quiet diplomacy' best solution

11/19/2021 7:58:00 PM

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China Foreign Ministry Claims They're 'Not Aware' Of Tennis Star Peng Shuai's Disappearance

The China Foreign Ministry is claiming they're 'not aware' of the disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai, who vanished after accusing a powerful Chinese politician of sexual assault.

11/19/2021 7:34:00 PM

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EXPLAINER: What drives high-profile disappearances in China

The disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai in China following her accusations of sexual assault against a former top Communist Party official has shined a light on similar cases involving political dissidents, entertainers, business leaders and others.

11/19/2021 2:20:00 PM

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China says 'not aware' of tennis player Peng Shuai issue

China's Foreign Ministry says it isn't aware of the controversy surrounding tennis professional Peng Shuai, who disappeared after accusing a former top official of sexually abusing her.

11/19/2021 12:33:00 PM

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WTA chairman willing to pull out of China if tennis star Peng Shuai not accounted for

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11/19/2021 12:20:00 PM

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WTA threatens to pull out of China as concerns for Peng grow

Tennis star Peng Shuai has not been seen or heard from publicly since early November when she accused a former vice-premier of sexually assaulting her.

11/19/2021 12:15:00 PM

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Serena Williams latest tennis great to ask: Where is Peng Shuai?

Serena Williams said Thursday she's 'devastated and shocked' about the continued public absence of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, adding her powerful voice to

11/19/2021 11:12:00 AM

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