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Flights out of Hong Kong cancelled again; riot police move in

Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push for democratic reforms.
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Canada raises travel warning amid escalating protests in Hong Kong

The federal government has issued a travel advisory that urges Canadians travelling to Hong Kong to exercise ``a high degree of caution'' because of the escalating protests in the city.
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France counts costs of protests, new measures

Tax relief and other fiscal measures announced by French President Emmanuel Macron to try to calm nationwide protests will cost 8-10 billion euros ($9-$11 billion), the government said Tuesday.
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Eiffel Tower & the Louvre to close as Paris braces for more violent protests

France was mobilizing tens of thousands of police officers and closing landmarks – including the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre – as authorities warned that anti-government protests on Saturday could be even more violent than the ones that have crippled the country for weeks.
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