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Hong Kong protesters gear up for biggest protest yet HONG KONG: Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters chanted and booed outside a ceremony to mark the 65th anniversary of Communist China Wednesday, with crowds expected to reach their biggest yet as the city starts a two-day public holiday.Politicians from Hong Kong and the mainland clinked champagne glasses to mark China's National Day while protesters campaigning for free elections gathered in the surrounding streets, after a third night of demonstrations.Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying has faced mounting calls to resign and accusations of failing to engage with protesters after their "Umbrella Revolution" campaign for unfettered universal suffrage sparked the biggest civil unrest in decades.As the Chinese and Hong Kong flags were raised at 8 am (midnight GMT) in Golden Bauhinia Square, in the downtown district of Wanchai, singing protesters were clearly audible.The crowds booed as two helicopters flew overhead, one bearing a large Chinese flag and the other a smaller Hong Kong ...

New Interpol complex in Singapore to boost fight against cyber crime SINGAPORE: A new Interpol centre to be opened in Singapore next year will strengthen global efforts to fight increasingly tech-savvy international criminals, officials said on Tuesday.The Interpol Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) will be "dedicated to fighting cyber crime", the global police organisation's secretary general Ronald Noble said in a speech at the centre's new building.Noble and other senior Interpol officials attended the handover ceremony of the building from Singapore to the organisation, based in ...
Japan bomb threat ends school early for 44,000 TOKYO: About 44,000 young children were sent home early in one Japanese city Tuesday when 101 elementary schools were closed because of a bomb threat, police and reports said.Authorities in the central city of Hamamatsu acted after a man telephoned to claim he had planted an explosive device at an elementary school in the city, a local police spokeswoman said.Pupils were sent home and police officers were dispatched to check every school in the city.Copyright ...
China backs Hong Kong leaders against 'illegal' acts: govt BEIJING: China on Tuesday described major pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong as illegal, adding that it supports the Hong Kong government's handling of the protests. "We fully believe in and support the Hong Kong SAR government to deal with this issue," foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a regular briefing. Hua said that beginning Sunday "an illegal assembly" was held in Hong Kong followed by "a series of illegal activities damaging the rule of ...
Islamic State's militants allure causes worry in Southeast Asia KUALA LUMPUR: The Islamic State (IS) group's militant appeal is fanning fears that it could serve as a potent new rallying cry for Southeast Asian extremists who had been largely brought to heel following past deadly terror attacks.Terrorism analysts are increasingly concerned that these volunteers could import the organisation's violent ideology upon their return, or inspire supporters back home to carry out deadly attacks."There are still many breeding grounds for militancy in parts of the ...
No Japan volcano rescue Tuesday amid fears of new eruption TOKYO: Rescue operations on a Japanese volcano were called off for the day on Tuesday because of fears there could be a fresh eruption, officials said, with at least 24 bodies still on the mountain."Both ground and air rescue operations have been called off today," said an official of Nagano Prefecture's crisis-management office after vulcanologists reported increasingly violent tremors at the site.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014 ...
Hong Kong leader demands protests end 'immediately' HONG KONG: Hong Kong's chief executive Leung Chun-ying Tuesday called on protest leaders to "immediately" withdraw their followers from the streets in his first public comments since demonstrators were tear gassed by police."Occupy Central founders had said repeatedly that if the movement is getting out of control, they would call for it to stop. I'm now asking them to fulfil the promise they made to society, and stop this campaign immediately," Leung said.Occupy Central is ...

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