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China tells foreign countries not to meddle in Hong Kong

WASHINGTON - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi responded on Wednesday to comments by the United States and others on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, saying foreign countries should not meddle in China's domestic affairs.

Ex-Tiananmen leaders say HK protesters biggest risk would be loss of public support 12:23am BST

NEW YORK - Former student leaders and activists involved in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing say the biggest danger to pro-democracy demonstrators currently confronting the Chinese authorities in Hong Kong is if they lose support from people in the territory and become marginalized.

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China Sept factory activity steadies but economic outlook still weak 01 Oct 2014

BEIJING - Growth in China's manufacturing sector held up in September but remained subdued in a sign that the world's second-largest economy is still struggling to recover its growth momentum.

China facing growing U.S. pressure over Hong Kong protests 01 Oct 2014

WASHINGTON - China is facing growing U.S. pressure to show restraint during mass pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, with the issue to be raised in high-level U.S.-Chinese talks and a prominent U.S. lawmaker expressing "grave concerns."

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Hong Kong protests approach potential National Day flashpoint 01 Oct 2014

HONG KONG - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong early on Wednesday, ratcheting up pressure on the pro-Beijing government that has called the action illegal and vowed to press ahead with National Day celebrations. | Video

China facing growing U.S. pressure over Hong Kong protests 01 Oct 2014

WASHINGTON - China is facing growing U.S. pressure to show restraint during mass pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, with the issue to be raised in high-level bilateral talks, and a prominent U.S. lawmaker has expressed "grave concerns" over the troubles.

Britain tells China: Seek peace in Hong Kong and allow freedoms 30 Sep 2014

BIRMINGHAM England - In Britain's strongest comment yet over clashes between Hong Kong riot police and pro-democracy protesters, finance chief George Osborne urged China to seek peace and said the former colony's prosperity depended on freedom.

Britain tells China: Seek peace in Hong Kong and allow freedoms 30 Sep 2014

BIRMINGHAM England - In Britain's strongest interjection yet over clashes in Hong Kong between riot police and pro-democracy protesters, finance chief George Osborne urged China to seek peace and said the former colony's prosperity depended on freedom.

Taiwan says China risks hurting ties if it mishandles Hong Kong protests 30 Sep 2014

TAIPEI - Taiwan's leader said on Tuesday that China risked alienating the island's people and damaging relations if it failed to respond with a "delicate hand" to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

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China announces date for key Communist Party meeting 30 Sep 2014

BEIJING - China's ruling Communist Party will hold a key meeting from October 20 focusing on the rule of law, state media reported on Tuesday, as part of President Xi Jinping's two-year long an anti-corruption drive.

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