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Hong Kong braces for Halloween havoc as protesters target party district

Hong Kong braces for Halloween havoc as protesters target party district

Hong Kong is bracing for a rowdy and possibly hugely dangerous Halloween on Thursday, when thousands of pro-democracy protesters, many wearing banned face masks ...

Hong Kong disqualifies democracy activist Joshua Wong from district elections

Hong Kong disqualifies democracy activist Joshua Wong from district elections

Hong Kong's government disqualified prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong from upcoming district elections on Tuesday, a move likely to sow further discord in a city hit by five months of anti-government unrest.

Second district in northern Afghan province falls to Taliban

Second district in northern Afghan province falls to Taliban

The Taliban have taken control of a second district in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province, local officials said on Tuesday.