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Hundreds of people, mostly students, were killed on June 4, 1989 in Tiananmen Square during the Chinese Communist Party's suppression of demonstrations calling for democratic reforms
With the pontiff now set to return to the window, police will be on hand to ensure that believers and onlookers observe social distancing rules, says the Holy See
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(UPDATED) The demonstrations represent a second phase of a weeklong movement in early October demanding an end to widespread corruption, unemployment and an overhaul of the political system
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Li Peng is reviled by activists as the 'Butcher of Beijing' for his role in the military's brutal suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations on June 4, 1989
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(UPDATED) In Hong Kong, thousands of people are gathering Tuesday night, June 4, for a candlelight vigil tinged with symbolism as the city struggles to preserve its cherished freedoms.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo salutes the 'heroic protest movement,' which he says still stirs 'the conscience of freedom-loving people around the world'
'It is no longer just the Chinese democracy activists' responsibility to bring China to freedom and democracy, nowadays the whole world share a piece of blame and responsibility,' says Wu'er Kaixi, a student leader during the 1989 protests
Hong Kong is the only place inside China where public commemorations, like the Tiananmen vigil, can be safely held. Yet youngsters are becoming a rarer sight.
Thirty years after the killings of June 4, 1989, the Chinese government still keeps a lid on what really happened and how many died on that fateful day.
Discussions of the 1989 pro-democracy protests and its military suppression are taboo in China, and authorities have rounded up or warned activists, lawyers and journalists ahead of the anniversary each year
(UPDATED) 'My dream is that China splits up into 10 or so countries. Because China as it is today is a threat for the whole world,' Liao Yiwu says as his latest book, 'Bullets and Opium', is published in France
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'The presence of people today on the streets all over Islamic Iran... means that the enemy will never reach its evil objectives,' says President Hassan Rouhani, decrying a 'conspiracy' involving Washington
James Harden dazzles with 61 points to continue a scoring pace the NBA hasn't seen since the heyday of Wilt Chamberlain
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Rain-soaked New York joins the new year festivities with the annual Times Square ball drop and performances from various artists
Times Square Alliance president Tim Tompkins says it is fitting to honor free press and free speech in one of the world's most famous public squares as the world welcomes 2019
Ressa, who is among the journalists to be honored at the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Drop, calls on journalists to 'move away from competition' in the face of disinformation and attacks to press freedom
Yuan Mu defended the Chinese government after soldiers of the People's Liberation Army fired on unarmed pro-democracy protesters
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Semi-autonomous Hong Kong has seen tens of thousands gather at the candlelit vigil in Victoria Park since 1990, while any mention of Beijing's brutal crackdown on students calling for democracy on June 4, 1989, remains strictly censored in the mainland
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This is first statue of a woman in London's Parliament Square and coincides with the celebration of the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in Britain
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With most dressed in thick coats and snow gear, New Yorkers and tourists face a night tipped to be the coldest since 1962 – with temperatures of 14 F (-10 C) that felt like 4 F with the wind chill
The holiday spirit is in the metro with these bright, beautiful Christmas trees
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'It is,' says Puerto Rican boxer Miguel Cotto when asked if the bout is his last. 'I want to be happy in my home and enjoy my family.'
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