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Brexit Delay granted to the United Kingdom in light of the riots on leaving the European Union: NPR

A flag of the European Union blows in front of the parliament building in London on Monday. According to the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, the multinational bloc has agreed to grant the United Kingdom another exit delay and to extend the deadline by the end of January. Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP Hide caption Caption switch Kirsty Wigglesworth …

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Chile renews the curfew as violent riots paralyze capital and increase the death toll to fifteen

Shops and shops were looted and set on fire, and subway stations were destroyed and closed to the public in extensive demonstrations of economic inequality, cost of living, and rising debt in the normally stable country. Thousands of demonstrators took part in a massive protest on Plaza Italia in Santiago on Monday, hammering drums and pans and calling for the …

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Apple (AAPL) removes police tracking app amid riots

Apple CEO Tim Cook holds the ceremonial address during a special event on September 10, 2019 at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple campus in Cupertino, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Apple removed an app on Wednesday that saw demonstrators in Hong Kong track police movements. The app violated its rules because it was used to raid the …

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Communist China is celebrating its 70th anniversary amid riots in Hong Kong news

China celebrates 70 years of Communist rule Tuesday with a parade of tanks, missiles and troops. Muscular evidence of the country's increasing superpower status, though faced with an unprecedented challenge to seize its authority in Hong Kong. Beijing authorities have closed roads, banned flying kites, and closed some bars as they tightened security for an event that made China's trip …

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Protests in Egypt: "Hundreds detained" after rare riots against the government

Media playback is not supported on your device. Media Signature Sally Nabil of the BBC says demonstrators on Tahrir Square in Cairo are undaunted in government corruption, human rights activists say. On Friday evening, demonstrations were reported in Cairo, Alexandria and several other cities as well as Saturday night in the port city of Suez. The authorities have not released …

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Hong Kong protests: The government's attempt to end the riots is too late

Students wearing gas masks and helmets will be holding a banner on Monday, September 2, at St. Francis & # 39; Canossian College, Hong Kong, stating "five important demands are essential." Protesters gather at the bus station of Hong Kong International Airport on Sunday, September 1st. Hundreds of democracy-oriented activists tried to block transport routes to the city's airport. A …

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South Africa riots spur cries of xenophobia

The police in Johannesburg arrested at least 110 people after rioters set fire to cars and buildings and plundered businesses. This was the latest outbreak of violence against African immigrants in South Africa's largest city. At least one death was investigated in connection with the chaos. The violence on Monday night appeared to be targeting foreigners' business, said Johannesburg Mayor …

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The resignation of Cathay Pacific C.E.O. shows China's impending power over the Hong Kong riots

HONG KONG – The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, one of Hong Kong's best-known international brands, resigned on Friday after the Chinese government had sharply criticized its employees' participation in street protests that had conquered the country in recent months , The resignation is a sign that China appears willing to put pressure on Hong Kong's best-known companies to show …

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