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Biden on Jan. 6 hearings: “It’s important the American people understand what truly happened”
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Biden on Jan. 6 hearings: “It’s important the American people understand what truly happened”

President Biden on Friday said the high-profile summer hearings of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection…
Israel’s police chief, ministers urge inquiry as NSO scandal spirals
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Israel’s police chief, ministers urge inquiry as NSO scandal spirals

JERUSALEM, Feb 7 (Reuters) – Israel’s top police officer and at least three cabinet ministers called for an independent inquiry…
Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy news outlet, arrest 6
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Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy news outlet, arrest 6

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police raided the office of an online pro-democracy news outlet on Wednesday after arresting…
Biden to focus on elections, media as democracy summit wraps
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Biden to focus on elections, media as democracy summit wraps

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is looking to close his two-day virtual Summit for Democracy on Friday by shining a spotlight…
China’s communists bash US democracy before Biden summit
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China’s communists bash US democracy before Biden summit

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Communist Party took American democracy to task on Saturday, sharply criticizing a global democracy summit being hosted by…
China, US tussle over Biden’s ‘Summit for Democracy’
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China, US tussle over Biden’s ‘Summit for Democracy’

BEIJING (AP) — China and the United States are tussling over President Joe Biden’s upcoming democracy summit, which the ruling…
Hong Kong: Tiananmen Square vigil group disbands amid crackdown
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Hong Kong: Tiananmen Square vigil group disbands amid crackdown

The pro-democracy group Hong Kong Alliance has decided to disband as pressure from Beijing continues, the group said on Saturday. The activist…
Hong Kong students charged with ‘advocating terrorism’ denied bail
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Hong Kong students charged with ‘advocating terrorism’ denied bail

HONG KONG, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Four Hong Kong student leaders charged with “advocating terrorism” after their union passed a…
Hong Kong protester given 9-year term in 1st security case
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Hong Kong protester given 9-year term in 1st security case

HONG KONG (AP) — A pro-democracy protester was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison in the closely watched first…
Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy paper sells out final edition
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Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy paper sells out final edition

HONG KONG (AP) — The final edition of Hong Kong’s last remaining pro-democracy paper sold out in hours Thursday, as…
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