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Chinese hitmen jailed over repeatedly outsourced murder

The hapless assassins kept passing on the contract – each time taking a cut of the cash – in the hope someone lower down the chain would actually carry out the killing

The hapless assassins kept passing on the contract – each time taking a cut of the cash ...

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Chinese hitmen jailed over repeatedly outsourced murder

(UPDATED) The Financial Times, quoting unnamed figures briefed on the deliberations, says ...

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China plans to replace Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam – Financial Times

'What is happening in Hong Kong today are in no way peaceful protests. It's violence pure ...

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China foreign minister slams 'unacceptable' violence in Hong Kong

Some 31% of news organizations publishing primarily in English, the most widely-spoken ...

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China blocks almost a quarter of accredited foreign news sites – watchdog

Chief Executive Carrie Lam and police chief Stephen Lo pay a brief visit to the Kowloon ...

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Hong Kong leader visits mosque struck by blue water-cannon dye

'The Japanese embassy in China confirmed that a Japanese man in his 40s was detained by ...

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Japan says man held in China after alleged spying reports

China will not stop its efforts towards 'realizing the complete reunification of the ...

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Beijing says no one can stop Taiwan 'reunification'

The major steps taken by Beijing-backed city leader Carrie Lam fail to deal a decisive ...

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Hands tied and paralyzed: Hong Kong leader struggles to end crisis

Over the last 4 months of huge and increasingly violent pro-democracy rallies, the areas ...

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Hong Kong's domestic workers dodge tear gas and clashes

'Hong Kong affairs are purely China's internal affairs and no foreign government or ...

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China irked by Nobel Peace Prize nomination for Hong Kong