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2019/11/13 | Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong on 'Brink of Total Breakdown'
Protests are continuing in Hong Kong after a night of violence. Authorities are targeting security at university campuses, where many of the clashes with protesters took place.
2020/01/31 | Deutsche Welle
WHO to Hold Coronavirus Emergency Meeting
The UN health agency has called a new round of crisis talks to decide whether the coronavirus outbreak constitutes an international emergency. The body said it "regrets" previously calling the virus risk "moderate."
2019/12/16 | Deutsche Welle
China TV Pulls Arsenal Game After Mesut Özil's Uyghur Comments
Former Germany midfielder Mesut Özil has criticized other Muslims for not speaking up for China's Uyghur minority. More than 1 million people in the western province of Xinjiang have been sent to re-education camps.
2020/01/13 | Deutsche Welle
Will Tsai Ing-wen’s Landslide Victory Force Beijing to Rethink Its Approach to Taiwan?
Beijing has said it will not change course on Taiwan after Tsai's election victory. However, experts think her big win is more than "a slap in the face" for Beijing — it also reflects the failure of policy.
2019/11/11 | Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong Police Shoot Man During Morning Protests
Chaos erupted in Hong Kong when security forces cracked down on an early morning protest. Footage showed a police officer shooting a protester at close range. The man is now in critical condition.
2019/11/06 | Deutsche Welle
Pro-Beijing Lawmaker Junius Ho Stabbed in Hong Kong
A lawmaker known for his heated arguments with pro-democracy protesters has been injured by an unknown assailant. Footage showed the perpetrator brandishing a large knife and thrusting it at the lawmaker's chest.
2019/12/27 | Deutsche Welle
China Sails New Aircraft Carrier Through Taiwan Strait
Beijing has sent its first Chinese-built aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait. With presidential elections in Taiwan weeks away, officials there have criticized the maneuvers as an intimidation tactic.
2019/11/18 | Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong Police Raid University After All-Night Siege
After a two-day standoff, police have stormed into a major university campus as protesters fought back with gasoline bombs and bows and arrows. Fires can be seen raging inside and outside the school.
2019/11/04 | Deutsche Welle
Kashmir: Independence Activists Draw Inspiration From German Reunification
Calls for a free Kashmir are becoming louder on both sides of the divided region. Can the German reunification model be applied to the India- and Pakistan-ruled Kashmir? And what can Kashmiris learn from it?
2019/12/06 | Deutsche Welle
K-pop's Dark and Tragic Underbelly
Stars of the South Korean music genre have massive fan followings around the world. But K-pop's industry pressures and social media take a heavy toll on its so-called idols, as a series of recent deaths reveals.
2019/11/08 | Deutsche Welle
Sieren's China: Learning From the Mistakes in Hong Kong
Beijing, wanting to learn from the mistakes made in Hong Kong, intends to develop more affordable public housing in Shenzhen. But this will not be a fix-all solution in the long term.
2020/01/02 | Deutsche Welle
Taiwan Rejects Hong Kong Model for Unity With China
Taiwan's president has rejected a Chinese offer of a Hong Kong like model for unity with China. She said democracy and authoritarianism cannot co-exist in the same country.
2020/01/03 | Deutsche Welle
Asia's Richest Man, Mukesh Ambani, Takes on Amazon With New Online Marketplace
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's foray into Indian e-commerce with an online shopping platform called JioMart is expected to take on the likes of giants such as Amazon and Flipkart in the fast expanding sector.
2019/10/27 | Deutsche Welle
Hong Kong Bans Online Posting of Police Personal Details
The city's highest court has banned the publication of police-officer-related information and photographs without their consent. The move comes at the end of Hong Kong's fifth consecutive month of pro-democracy protests.
2020/02/14 | Deutsche Welle
Bangladeshi Sex Worker's Honorable Funeral Hailed as a Landmark
Sex workers in Bangladesh often do not get a proper burial due to social stigma. This week's burial has been met with praise by human rights activists.
2019/11/22 | Deutsche Welle
Artworks by Renowned German Artists Disappear in China
Art worth hundreds of millions of dollars by renowned German artists has allegedly vanished in China, German media report. A shady case, a German art expert says.
2020/01/29 | Deutsche Welle
Countries Evacuate Citizens From China as Coronavirus Infections Rise
Thousands of foreigners are among those quarantined in Wuhan as countries scramble to evacuate their citizens from China. The number of confirmed cases in the deadly viral outbreak has risen to nearly 6,000.
2019/12/10 | Deutsche Welle
India Parliament Passes Citizenship Amendment Bill
For the first time, India would use religion as a legal basis for determining nationality, if the bill passes the upper house too. It's part of the Hindu nationalist strategy promoted by Narendra Modi.