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Locals say climate change is making tropical storms more intense, as mass evacuations ahead of Typhoon Hagupit put most Fiilipinos out of harm's way.
Like most people in the Philippines, we are waiting with some anxiety for the great collision - the moment when super typhoon Hagupit makes landfall on the archipelago's eastern shore.
Nearly 300 Uighurs have been found sitting in silence on a mountain in Thailand. Asia correspondent John Sparks investigates and traces the escape route of thousands of Uighurs desperate to flee China
As the protest numbers dwindle, it's time to take stock. If the demonstrators decide to pack up their tents, what will they have to show for their efforts?
A senior member of a one of Hong Kong's notorious gangs tells Channel 4 News triad members receive money to disrupt the protest movement and the police do not try to stop them.
Few people think the territory's leaders - or their Chinese overlords in Beijing - are going to sit down and cut a deal with the protestors, but Hong Kong has changed.
The father of one of the Burmese suspects accused of murdering British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand says the pair were tortured into confessing to the crime.
We saw both two sides of Hong Kong's intractable political crisis through the steely eyes of the protagonists yesterday afternoon.
They tried to force them out with tear gas. They tried to scare them out with talk of 'dire consequences'. Now Hong Kong's police have quietly moved in to strip away barricades.