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China asks foreign media to report Hong Kong unrest 'objectively'

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Chinese official told foreign media in Hong Kong on Wednesday that China has seen interference in the city's pro-democracy protests from outside forces and called on international journalists to report "objectively". "Since the occurrence of this event, from the statements and the rhetoric and the behavior of the outside forces of political figures, of some parliamentarians and individual media, I think such a kind of interference certainly exists," the official told reporters, speaking on condition of anonymity. It was the first time since the demonstrations, which China and the Hong Kong government have called illegal, that an official...

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