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  • Syrian Kurds in Turkey watch militant onslaught across border

    Syrian Kurds in Turkey watch militant onslaught across border
    The crowd scanned the opposite side of the valley, looking for signs of movement across the border in the Syrian town of Ayn al-Arab, known as Kobani to its mostly Kurdish inhabitants. "I've been coming here every day," a 40-year-old man who goes by the...
  • Hong Kong-China relationship is changing amid new dynamic

     Hong Kong-China relationship is changing amid new dynamic
    The colorful skyscrapers and massive luxury shops glistening along both sides of Hong Kong's harbor offer architectural proof of the economic boom that hit this city after Britain handed the former colony back to China in 1997. To many of the pro-...
  • Protests overshadow China's National Day ceremonies in Hong Kong

    Denouncing Beijing-backed dignitaries and continuing their street demonstrations, democracy protesters overshadowed ceremonies in Hong Kong on Wednesday marking the 65th anniversary of the founding of Communist China. “Step down!” a group of...
  • Defiant Hong Kong protesters demand leader steps down

    Defiant Hong Kong protesters demand leader steps down
    Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday, some of them jeering National Day celebrations, and students threatened to ramp up demonstrations if the city's pro-Beijing leader did not step down. There was...
  • Hong Kong leader urges protesters to go home, says he won't resign

    Hong Kong leader urges protesters to go home, says he won't resign
    Despite mounting calls from pro-democracy protesters, Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said Tuesday that he would not step down and appealed to organizers of the Occupy Central movement to send their followers home. Leung stopped...
  • Hong Kong protesters prepare for long haul

    Hong Kong protesters prepare for long haul
    Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day. Riot...
  • More Hong Kong protesters pour into streets as police pull back

    After a night of tense confrontations with pro-democracy protesters in which the streets of Hong Kong were filled with tear gas, police abruptly reversed course Monday and adopted a much more relaxed stance that allowed even bigger crowds to pour into...
  • Cheryl Duckworth: Ferguson and our post Sept. 11 culture of war

    Many people believe that violence is caught or imported into the United States' borders from problems that start somewhere else — a phenomenon that I sometimes call Contagion Theory. To the contrary, our nation's history shows that violence is...
  • Military setup needed for good reason: My Word

    In view of the Ferguson, Mo., riots, much has been said about the militarization of police nationwide. By this, I mean police with armored military vehicles, weapons, uniforms, etc. Some people say this intimidates the rioters, increases the tension...
  • Clarence Page: Police misjudge anger in Ferguson's black community

    Televised scenes of fires and looters ravaging storefront buildings in Ferguson, Mo., brought flashbacks in my memory to other urban riots a half-century ago — and to lessons that Ferguson officials failed to learn. Among them: Never underestimate...
  • Thomas Sowell: Facts don't mix with law enforcement and urban riots

    The political left has been campaigning against the use of force since at least the 18th century. So, it is not surprising they are now arguing that heavily armed or aggressive police forces only inflame protesters and thus provoke violence....