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PLOEGSTEERT, Belgium (AP) — With British and German forces separated only by a no-man's land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German Christmas carol suddenly drifted across the frigid air: "Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht" ("Silent Night, Holy Night").
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of "one China", as pro-democracy campaigners in both semi-autonomous territories call for free leadership elections. Dozens of protesters marched through Macau's historic centre Saturday afternoon as Xi wrapped up his two-day visit to mark the 15th anniversary of the handover from Portugal -- just days after police cleared the last remaining protest sites in neighbouring Hong Kong. "I am uncertain about Macau's future, so we have to come out to make noise for ourselves," said Mark Pang, a 15-year-old high school student who held up an open yellow umbrella -- the symbol of the Hong Kong democracy movement.