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China mourns former leader Jiang Zemin with bouquets and black front pages

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Dec 1 (Reuters) – Chinese newspapers blacked out their front pages on Thursday and flags were flown at half-mast in mourning for the death of former President Jiang Zemin, as supporters filed piles of bouquets in front of her childhood home. jiang deceased in his hometown of Shanghai just after noon on Wednesday from …

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China set to ease COVID restrictions after historic week of protests

China to allow home quarantine and reduce mass testing – sources Senior official affirms severity of weakening virus The change comes after a series of protests The biggest demonstration of public defiance in a decade BEIJING, Dec 1 (Reuters) – China is expected to announce in the coming days a relaxation of its COVID-19 quarantine …

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Guangzhou clashes as China tries to quell COVID protests

Riot police in hazmat suits confront protesters Estimate of 27 to 43 protests in 22 cities in China One of the greatest acts of public defiance in a decade Authorities probe protesters as security tightens SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Residents of the Chinese city of Guangzhou clashed on Tuesday night with riot police in …

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Oath Keepers founder guilty of sedition in US Capitol attack plot

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and another leader of the right-wing group were convicted on Tuesday of seditious conspiracy to attack the U.S. Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump , an important victory for justice. Department. The verdicts against Rhodes and four co-accusedafter three days of deliberations by the 12-member …

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Chinese authorities are looking for COVID protesters

BEIJING, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Chinese authorities have opened investigations into some of the people who gathered during the weekend’s COVID-19 curb protests, three people at the Beijing protests told Reuters, while the police remained in numbers on the streets of the city. . In one instance, a caller identifying himself as a police officer …

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China’s lockdown protests have spread to overseas campuses and cities

HONG KONG, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Protests against China’s strict zero-COVID policy and restrictions on freedoms has spread to at least a dozen cities around the world in a show of solidarity with rare demonstrations of defiance in China over the weekend. Dissidents and expatriate students held vigils and small-scale protests in cities around the …

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Exclusive: US plans to send 100-mile strike weapon to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The Pentagon is considering a Boeing proposal to supply Ukraine with small, inexpensive precision bombs mounted on abundantly available rockets, allowing Kyiv to strike far behind Russian lines as the West is struggling to meet the demand for additional armaments. US and allied military stocks are dwindling and Ukraine faces …

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China steps up security after rare protests over COVID restrictions

Shanghai and Beijing police make their presence visible on the streets No sign of new protests in Beijing and Shanghai on Monday The backlash is a setback for efforts to eradicate the virus News of the protests rocks global markets SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Police patrolled the scene of weekend protests in Shanghai and …

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Zelenskiy warns Ukraine to prepare for more Russian attacks

President warns Ukrainians to prepare for further Russian attacks Said the week ahead could be as difficult as the week before Winter sets in with an energy capacity deficit of about 20% LVIV/KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Sunday that Russia would surely launch further missile attacks on his country, …

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Protests in Shanghai and Beijing as anger over China’s COVID restrictions mounts

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Protests in China over heavy COVID-19 restrictions spread to Shanghai on Sunday, with protesters also gathering at one of Beijing’s most prestigious universities after a fire murderer in the far west of the country sparked widespread anger. The wave of civil disobedience, which has included protests in Urumqi where the …

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