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China denies ‘patriots’ plan for HK legislature is a purge  

China denies ‘patriots’ plan for HK legislature is a purge  

Critics say a radical overhaul of Hong Kong’s limited democratic system will destroy what remains of the pro-democracy opposition and ensure only loyalists remain in control.But the city’s leader, Chief Executive Carrie Lam, has praised China's plan to ensure only "patriots" remain in politics, denying the move was a purge …

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Thinking the unthinkable

Thinking the unthinkable

(ATF) The US introduced the 25th amendment to its constitution allowing for the replacement of the president after the assassination of JFK made it necessary to swear in a replacement.But after the storming of the US Capitol building on Wednesday by a rightwing mob egged on by outgoing President Donald …

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