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From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests Carrie Lam

Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests

More mass protests are expected today, forcing politicians to consider putting the bill on hold to “cool citizens down”.

From The42 China edge out South Africa as Germany qualify for World Cup last 16 Wwc 2019 This post contains videos

China edge out South Africa as Germany qualify for World Cup last 16

Li Ying scored the only goal of the game in Paris.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong police face brutality claims after violent clashes over extradition bill Protests

Hong Kong police face brutality claims after violent clashes over extradition bill

Protesters were met yesterday with police officers who sprayed tear gas and fired rubber bullets.

From TheJournal.ie Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters amid clashes over extradition plans Umbrella Movement This post contains videos

Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters amid clashes over extradition plans

Black-clad demonstrators, most of them young people and students, have surrounded government offices.

From TheJournal.ie Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests Demonstration

Demonstrators clash with police after more than a million people turn out for Hong Kong protests

People took to the streets en masse to protest a new law that would allow extradition to China from Hong Kong.

From The42 Ireland advance to Toulon Tournament semis for the first time after narrow win over Bahrain History Makers This post contains videos

Ireland advance to Toulon Tournament semis for the first time after narrow win over Bahrain

Connor Ronan scored the only goal of the game as Stephen Kenny’s side progressed on Sunday afternoon.

From The42 'We're not just here to take part, we want to win. That's been driven into us from day one' Future Stars

'We're not just here to take part, we want to win. That's been driven into us from day one'

Bohemians and Ireland U21 defender Darragh Leahy is hoping to maintain his side’s fast start to the Toulon Tournament.

From The42 18-year-old Norwich striker scores twice as Ireland U21s make winning start at Toulon Tournament Let The Kids Play

18-year-old Norwich striker scores twice as Ireland U21s make winning start at Toulon Tournament

Stephen Kenny’s young side secured an impressive 4-1 victory against China on Monday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie China defends bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown as 'correct' policy days before 30th anniversary China

China defends bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown as 'correct' policy days before 30th anniversary

Hundreds, or possibly more than 1,000, were killed, although the precise number of deaths remains unknown.

From The42 Ex-Arsenal hopeful becomes first foreign-born player to be called up by China Eastern Promise

Ex-Arsenal hopeful becomes first foreign-born player to be called up by China

China had resisted fielding players born in other countries, but Nico Yennaris has broken the mould.

From The42 Farcical scenes as Chinese Super League team fields three goalkeepers against Fabio Cannavaro's Guangzhou Safe Pair Of Hands

Farcical scenes as Chinese Super League team fields three goalkeepers against Fabio Cannavaro's Guangzhou

Beijing Renhe are likely to be punished for their actions.

From The42 Italy World Cup-winning boss takes China reins back from his former captain four months after leaving The Italian Job

Italy World Cup-winning boss takes China reins back from his former captain four months after leaving

Marcello Lippi returns to the helm as China’s coach, taking over from Fabio Cannavaro.

From TheJournal.ie US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated' Tech

US delays Huawei ban for up to 90 days, while founder says the firm 'can't be isolated'

The founder of the Chinese technology giant has said that it “can’t be isolated”.

From The42 Ireland's Rhys McClenaghan secures World Cup silver medal 6 months on from shoulder surgery Return

Ireland's Rhys McClenaghan secures World Cup silver medal 6 months on from shoulder surgery

It was the 19-year-old European Pommel Horse Champion’s first competitive outing since the injury.

From TheJournal.ie Google to cut ties with Huawei as it's set to restrict access to Android Tech Wars

Google to cut ties with Huawei as it's set to restrict access to Android

Google said it was complying with a US government order.

From The42 Chris Coleman sacked by Chinese Super League side as angry fans get their wish Home To Mum

Chris Coleman sacked by Chinese Super League side as angry fans get their wish

Hebei China Fortune supporters demanded the ex-Wales boss’ removal.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says 'China should not retaliate' in trade war... it retaliates anyway with tariffs on $60 billion worth of exports Tit For Tat

Trump says 'China should not retaliate' in trade war... it retaliates anyway with tariffs on $60 billion worth of exports

Both sides have left the door open, however, to try to reach a deal.

From TheJournal.ie US more than doubles tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods Trade War

US more than doubles tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods

China has pledged “necessary countermeasures” to the 25% tariffs.

From TheJournal.ie China police smash $30 million fake Lego ring Brick By Brick

China police smash $30 million fake Lego ring

The seized moulds included a Star Wars knock-off called Star Plan.

From TheJournal.ie World's rarest turtle almost extinct as final known female dies after 'last-ditch insemination' Suzhou Zoo

World's rarest turtle almost extinct as final known female dies after 'last-ditch insemination'

The Yangtze giant softshell turtle was believed to be over 90 years old.

From TheJournal.ie A Chinese city is paying for a new garden in a Dublin city park Garden Of Friendship

A Chinese city is paying for a new garden in a Dublin city park

The donators of the garden have requested that it is located in the park close to the Chinese embassy on Merrion Road.

From TheJournal.ie Major explosion at chemical plant kills 47, injures 600 in eastern China Yancheng

Major explosion at chemical plant kills 47, injures 600 in eastern China

The explosion was so powerful it knocked down factory buildings and shattered the windows of surrounding homes.

From TheJournal.ie Bird known as 'the Messi of pigeons' sells for record €1.25m Armando

Bird known as 'the Messi of pigeons' sells for record €1.25m

Armando had been expected to break the previous record of €376,000, but not by such a margin.

From TheJournal.ie Huawei takes US government to court over law that bars use of its products Strained Ties

Huawei takes US government to court over law that bars use of its products

The US fears that Huawei’s products could be used by the Chinese government for spying.

From TheJournal.ie US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China US

US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China

Certain products from the two countries will no longer be imported to the US duty-free.

From The42 Fellaini claims he didn't leave Man United for the money Explanation

Fellaini claims he didn't leave Man United for the money

The Belgian midfielder says he has headed to China for a new challenge.

From TheJournal.ie US charges Huawei in technology theft and sanctions violations, angering China Tech Wars

US charges Huawei in technology theft and sanctions violations, angering China

China has claimed there are “strong political manipulations” behind the case.

From TheJournal.ie 'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan Gigi Wu

'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan

Gigi Wu became a social media star for taking selfies on top of mountains dressed in a bikini.

From TheJournal.ie Australian police bust crime ring that stole over $1 million worth of baby formula Organised Crime

Australian police bust crime ring that stole over $1 million worth of baby formula

Six have been charged after an almost year-long investigation, police said.

From The42 Dembele completes move from Spurs to Chinese Super League Pen To Paper

Dembele completes move from Spurs to Chinese Super League

The Belgium player joined the Premier League club in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China Diplomatic Tensions

'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was convicted of drug smuggling.

From TheJournal.ie China-Canada row deepens as Beijing sentences Canadian drug trafficker to death Diplomatic Rift This post contains videos

China-Canada row deepens as Beijing sentences Canadian drug trafficker to death

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg declared his innocence throughout a retrial.

From TheJournal.ie Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China Arrest

Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China

The Chinese foreign ministry told AFP it was “highly concerned” by the arrest.

From TheJournal.ie China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway' Denuclearisation Talks

China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway'

US-North Korea talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal have stalled since the first summit in June.

From TheJournal.ie China's 'Jack the Ripper' sentenced to death over murder of 11 female victims Gao Chengyong

China's 'Jack the Ripper' sentenced to death over murder of 11 female victims

Gao Chengyong robbed, raped and ultimately murdered 11 female victims more than a decade ago.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese spacecraft makes first landing on moon's far side Change 4

Chinese spacecraft makes first landing on moon's far side

China plans to send its Chang’e 5 probe to the moon next year.

From TheJournal.ie Taiwan reunification with China 'inevitable' says President Xi Jinping Speech

Taiwan reunification with China 'inevitable' says President Xi Jinping

China still sees democratic Taiwan as part of its territory to be reunified, despite the two sides being ruled separately since the end of a civil war on the mainland in 1949.

From TheJournal.ie China expected to overtake US as world's largest economy by 2032 Welt

China expected to overtake US as world's largest economy by 2032

Meanwhile, Brexit is due to have a negative impact on British growth next year.

From The42 Ireland's Ryan claims world bronze in 50m backstroke final Medal Alert

Ireland's Ryan claims world bronze in 50m backstroke final

Setting a new Irish record, the 24-year-old was home in a time of 22.76 in China.