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HONG KONG - Hong Kong police cleared activists from one of the largest protest sites in the city on Wednesday and arrested Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two of the student leaders at the heart of the pro-democracy movement that has shaken the Asian financial hub.
BRUSSELS - At a technology fair in Moscow last month, European executives faced the new reality of doing business in Russia since the West imposed sanctions: the number of companies at the international showcase had shrunk by half from a year ago.
BEIJING - China is considering suing people suspected of committing economic crimes who have fled to the United States and elsewhere with billions of dollars, an unusual step in a widening anti-graft campaign, a senior official said on Wednesday.
YANGON - Myanmar's parliament has unanimously endorsed talks between the country’s top political leaders on amending a military-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from being president, a parliamentarian from her party said.
LONDON - Bad behaviour that has cost British banks 38.5 billion pounds in fines and compensation over the past 15 years will take a generation to fix, an independent think tank said on Tuesday.
SYDNEY - Australia is working on new drift modelling to expand the geographical area in which wreckage from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 may come ashore, the Australian search coordinator said on Wednesday.
BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez returned to the public stage in fighting form on Tuesday after a 3-week break due to an infection, declaring in a speech to businessmen she would not be held ransom by hedge funds suing the country.
SHANGHAI - China and Mexico's transport ministers have met to discuss future cooperation in transport infrastructure, according to a statement from the Chinese ministry, which mentioned no talk of a recently scrapped $3.75 billion (2.3 billion pounds) high-speed rail deal.
VIENNA/WASHINGTON - A seven-month extension in talks between world powers and Iran on a deal to curb its nuclear programe emboldened critics in Washington and Tehran, threatening to undermine further talks.
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