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World Nov 03Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to thwart more protests
Riot police stormed several malls in Hong Kong on Sunday in a move to thwart more pro-democracy protests, though violence did break out when a knife-wielding man slashed several people and bit off part of the ear of a local…
World Nov 02Hong Kong chaos sees tear gas, attack on Chinese news agency
Anti-government protesters attacked the Hong Kong office of China's official Xinhua News Agency for the first time Saturday after chaos broke out downtown, with police firing tear gas and demonstrators hurling gasoline bombs as the pro-democracy movement approached the five-month…
World Oct 05Hong Kong ‘semi-paralyzed’ as ban-defying marches persist
With subway services shut down, the wearing of face masks criminalized at rallies and Hong Kong's leader reaffirming her determination not to let rioters get the upper hand, anti-government protests that have shaken the city diminished in intensity Saturday but…
World Oct 04Hong Kong leader bans protesters from wearing masks
Even as Carrie Lam wrapped up her announcement, protesters in masks and concealing themselves under umbrellas gathered in central Hong Kong.
World Oct 03Hong Kong teen who was shot is charged with rioting
The shooting happened during widespread clashes marred China’s National Day celebration and marked an alarming escalation in violence in the unrest.
World Oct 01Thousands protest in Hong Kong as China marks 70 years of Communist rule
A shooting of a protester on Tuesday marked a dramatic escalation in violence that spread chaos to multiple areas of China's freest and most international city.
World Sep 29More violence grips Hong Kong ahead of China’s National Day
Protesters and police clashed in Hong Kong for a second straight day on Sunday.
World Sep 15Violence flares after Hong Kong protesters defy police ban
Police fired chemical-laced blue water and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex Sunday, as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched through downtown in defiance of a police ban.
World Sep 09Hong Kong protestors hold march seeking U.S. support
The Hong Kong government has condemned the "illegal behavior of radical protesters" and warned the U.S. to stay out of its affairs.
World Sep 07Hong Kong thwarts airport protest, but battles continue
Hong Kong police thwarted another disruption at the airport by pro-democracy activists but had to battle protesters at subway stations on Saturday, as the months-long unrest showed no signs of abating even after the government offered a concession days earlier.