Student protesters in Taipei, Taiwan
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Taiwan students storm government headquarters in Taipei

Hundreds of students have stormed the Taiwanese government's headquarters in protest at a deal that will bring closer trade ties with China.

They used a vehicle to knock down barbed wire gates outside the Executive Yuan in central Taipei.

The demonstrators fear that the agreement would make Taiwan susceptible to pressure from China, which believes that Taiwan belongs to the mainland

  • 23 Mar 2014
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