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British human rights activist Benedict Rogers barred from entering Hong Kong

A British human rights activist who has criticised the jailing of democracy campaigners in Hong Kong was barred Wednesday from visiting the semi-autonomous Chinese city.

Crowds rally in Hong Kong after activists jailed

Thousands of supporters of three jailed young democracy activists took to the streets in Hong Kong Sunday to protest their sentences.

Hong Kong jails three Umbrella Movement leaders

Three leaders of Hong Kong's democracy movement have been sentenced to jail for their roles in 2014 pro-democracy protests.

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Dietmar Hamann: Mo Salah could win Ballon d’Or

Mohamed Salah has been told he can be Liverpool’s answer to Steven Gerrard in the Champions League final, while putting himself in Ballon d’Or contention, but Dietmar Hamann says the Egyptian is still operating in the shadow of Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

Sudan protests Egyptian serial about terrorists

Sudan has summoned Egypt's ambassador to complain about a TV series that portrays Egyptian terrorists living in the neighboring country.

Leicester agree deal for Porto full-back Ricardo Pereira

Leicester City have agreed terms with Porto for the £17.5 million ($23.5m) transfer of Ricardo Pereira, subject to international clearance.

Abdullahi Abbas emerges Kano APC chairman

Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas, the former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State, has been declared as re-elect, with 31 others emerging as new state leaders of the party.

IS fighters being evacuated from south Damascus

A first batch of Islamic State group fighters left their final stronghold in the south of Syria's Damascus early Sunday under a deal struck after weeks of fierce combat, a monitor said.