Hong Kong police trapped hundreds of protesters inside a major university, sealing off roads in the area after almost two straight days of standoffs that have raised fears of a bloody showdown with both sides refusing to back down.
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Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals
Samsung's plan to outsource a fifth of its smartphone production to China next year may help it compete with low-cost rivals such as Huawei and Xiaomi but it's a strategy fraught with risks, people with familiar with the move said.
Asia shares in waiting mode ahead of Fed, ECB events
Asian share markets got the week off to a muted start on Monday as jaded investors awaited real evidence on progress in the U.S.-China trade dispute, though sentiment found support from another record close on Wall Street.
Exclusive: Interpol plans to condemn encryption spread, citing predators, sources say
The international police organization Interpol plans to condemn the spread of strong encryption in a statement Monday saying it protects child sex predators, three people briefed on the matter told Reuters.
Iran's Khamenei backs fuel price hike, blames 'sabotage' for unrest
Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed the gasoline price rises that have caused nationwide protests, which he blamed on the Islamic Republic's opponents and foreign foes.
Lebanon slips deeper into crisis after Safadi withdrawal
Protesters waving Lebanese flags rallied in cities and towns in their thousands on Sunday to mark a month of protests against the ruling elite as politicians struggled to form a government and solve the worst economic crisis since the 1975-90 civil war.
UK PM Johnson pledges to end Brexit uncertainty, says it has paralyzed economy
Britain's Conservatives will deliver Brexit and end the uncertainty and confusion that has "paralyzed" the economy if they are re-elected next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell business leaders on Monday.
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