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China Compares Hong Kong Protesters to Islamic State

China’s Global Times state newspaper ran a column Thursday urging a ban on wearing masks at protests, comparing the Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters’ preference for wearing black and carrying gas masks to protect from tear gas to the aesthetic of the Islamic State.

Protesters stand on improvised barricades after a march against a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong on July 21, 2019. - Masked protesters threw eggs at China's office in Hong Kong on July 21 following another massive rally, focusing anger towards the embodiment of Beijing's rule with no end in …

Report: Chinese Communists Fear Xi Jinping Preparing Mao-Style Purge

Chinese Communist Party chief Xi Jinping has long faced dissent from Communists who think he is insufficiently loyal to Marxist dogma, but he is increasingly provoking unease among Chinese Communist Party (CCP) elders who fear he might be a little too Communist in his outlook – or, more specifically, Maoist.

China's President Xi Jinping walks along the red carpet during a welcoming ceremony for the Kazakhstan president at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on September 11, 2019. (Photo by Mark Schiefelbein / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARK SCHIEFELBEIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hong Kong Activists Halt Protests to Remember 9/11

Hong Kong activists announced on Wednesday that protests would be suspended to observe the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States. Meanwhile, China’s state-run media accused the protesters of planning 9/11-style terrorist attacks themselves, complete with photos of the planes hitting the World Trade Center in 2001.

A man holds a poster as others gather at a shopping mall in the Shatin area of Hong Kong on September 11, 2019, to sing a recently penned protest song titled 'Glory to Hong Kong which has been gaining popularity in the city. (Photo by Nicolas ASFOURI / AFP) (Photo …

Venezuela’s Maduro Launches War Games to Threaten Colombia

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro ordered the armed forces to organize the “Sovereignty and Peace Military Exercises” on the nation’s border with Colombia on Tuesday, following disparaging remarks against that country’s government for accurately noting the link between Maduro and Marxist terrorists.

In this photo released to the media by the Miraflores presidential palace press office, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro jogs ahead of soldiers during a visit last month to Carabobo State. (Marcelo Garcia/Miraflores presidential palace press office via AP)