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Hong Kong to shut all schools on Thursday for safety reasons

Anti-government protesters gather at the Central District in Hong Kong, China, November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha HONG KONG (Reuters) – All schools in Hong Kong will suspend classes on Thursday due to transportation and safety reasons, the Hong Kong Education Bureau said on Wednesday. The bureau made the announcement in …

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Turkish police arrest journalist Altan a week after his release

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish police detained prominent journalist and author Ahmet Altan late on Tuesday, a week after he was released from prison in his retrial on coup-related charges, Istanbul police said. Before his release last Monday, the 69-year-old had been in jail since his arrest in 2016, two months …

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