Hong Kong protests dwindle, but talks with government likely to go nowhere




 
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October 8th, 2014  
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Topic: Hong Kong protests dwindle, but talks with government likely to go nowhere


By Diana Chan and Donny Kwok HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong pro-democracy protests that brought tens of thousands on to the streets last week dwindled to a few hundred on Wednesday after activist leaders agreed to talks with the government which are all but certain to go nowhere. The student-led protests have calmed since clashes with police more than a week ago, and the number of protesters calling for universal suffrage has fallen dramatically since violent scuffles broke out at the weekend between demonstrators and pro-Beijing opponents. ...




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