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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.
World Sep 04Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill that sparked protests
The bill would have allowed Hong Kong residents to be sent to mainland China for trials.
World Sep 03Hong Kong’s Lam says resigning would be the easy way out
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday she has never tendered her resignation to China over the anti-government protests that have roiled the city for three months.
World Sep 01Protesters block roads near Hong Kong airport
Anti-government protesters blocked roads near Hong Kong’s airport with burning barricades and damaged a train station Sunday after a night of violent clashes with police.
World Aug 13Police, protesters clash in Hong Kong airport after flights canceled for 2nd day
Hong Kong airport said it did not expect arriving flights to be affected, though dozens of arriving flights were already cancelled.
World Jul 30Reports of riot charges for demonstrators prompts sudden protest in Hong Kong
Several hundred protesters mobilized in the streets outside a police station after Hong Kong media said that 44 people had been arrested on riot charges.
World Jul 28Police fire tear gas as Hong Kong protesters block roads
Police fired tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday for the second night in a row in another escalation of weeks-long pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
World Jul 27Hong Kong police fire tear gas after protesters defy ban
Hong Kong police on Saturday fired tear gas and swung batons at protesters who defied authorities' warnings not to march in a neighborhood where six days earlier a mob apparently targeting demonstrators brutally attacked people in a train station.
World Jul 14Hong Kong police fight with protesters amid rising tensions
Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory's chief executive and an investigation into complaints of police violence.
World Jul 09Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill ‘dead’ but protestors are not satisfied
Protesters are persisting in their demands for the bill to be formally withdrawn and an investigation opened into heavy-handed tactics used by police against demonstrators.