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Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying speaks during a press conference in Hong Kong, on April 23, 2014

Hong Kong, Philippines end emotional hostage row

AFP News Hong Kong and the Philippines announced Wednesday they had resolved an enduring and deeply emotional row over a deadly hostage crisis, allowing soured diplomatic relations to return to normal. The breakthrough came after a deal was struck on the most sensitive issues of compensation to the victims of the tragedy, which saw eight tourists from Hong Kong killed following a bus hijacking in…