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China has betrayed Hong Kong, Hong Kong former governor says

LONDON (Asia) – China has betrayed the people of Hong Kong so the West should stop kowtowing to Beijing for an illusory great pot of gold, said Chris Patten, the last governor of the former British colony. Beijing is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong after a sustained campaign of pro-democracy […]
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Russia reports 9,434 new coronavirus infections

MOSCOW (World) – Russia said on Saturday that 9,434 new cases of the novel coronavirus had been reported in the last 24 hours, pushing its nationwide tally to 335,882. The country’s coronavirus crisis response centre reported 139 new fatalities after a record of 150 deaths the day before, bringing the death toll to 3,388. (Photos […]