A year after massive protests against encroaching Chinese control captured the attention of the world, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement is today trapped in a state of suspended animation and despair, boxed in by Beijing and riven by divisions that are generational and strategic alike.
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Wall Street retreats, S&P 500 still set for best November ever
Wall Street stocks fell on Monday as investors took profits after a sharp rally that has put the benchmark S&P 500 index on course for its best November ever.
Georgia probing voter-registration groups ahead of critical U.S. Senate races
Election authorities in Georgia have opened investigations into progressive groups trying to sign up new voters in advance of twin January elections that will determine control of the U.S. Senate, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said on Monday.
Philip Green's Arcadia UK fashion group falls into administration
British tycoon Philip Green's Arcadia fashion group has collapsed into administration, putting over 13,000 jobs at risk and becoming the country's biggest corporate casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic so far, administrator Deloitte said on Monday.
Iran opposition suspected alongside Israel in scientist's killing, Shamkani says
A senior Iranian official said on Monday an opposition group was suspected alongside Israel in the killing of a prominent Iranian nuclear scientist, an attack that has raised the prospect of a new standoff between Tehran and its longtime enemy.
Ethiopia's PM savours victory, Tigrayan leader says war not finished
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed lauded his troops on Monday for ousting a rebellious northern movement, but the leader of Tigrayan forces said they were still resisting amid fears of a protracted guerrilla conflict.
South Koreans, Chinese clash on social media over Chinese-style Kimchi winning international certificate
China's efforts to win an international certification for Pao Cai, a pickled vegetable dish from Sichuan, is turning into a social media showdown between Chinese and South Korean netizens over the origin of Kimchi, a staple Korean cuisine made of cabbage.
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