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Tear gas used against Hong Kong protesters
Police clash with pro-democracy demonstators as city's leader says government to hold consultations on electoral reform.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2014 23:37 GMT
Activists step up protests in Hong Kong
Thousands surround government headquarters in pro-democracy campaign demanding open nominations for 2017 vote.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2014 00:06 GMT
Pakistan's polarised media
Amid Pakistan's latest political power struggle, the country's news channels are fighting a proxy war of their own.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2014 12:42 GMT
Erosion of Hong Kong's core values
Hong Kong is a sideshow in Beijing's main act: securing its status as a rising superpower.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 13:19 GMT
China denies Hong Kong full democracy
Electoral framework allows direct elections in 2017, but rules out direct nomination of candidates by voters.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 20:03 GMT
Hong Kong media magnate's home searched
Anti-corruption police raid homes of Jimmy Lai and his aide days before Beijing decides on key voting reform in region.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 18:32 GMT
Hong Kong rally demands free vote
Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy protesters have marched through Hong Kong in a huge show of defiance at China's refusal to allow them free elections.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2004 08:14 GMT
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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