Photo taken on Sunday shows fire set by demonstrators at the Central station of the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) in Hong Kong.

HK police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping district on Sunday, after demonstrators had rallied at the US Consulate…

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Protesters wave US national flags as they march from Chater Garden to the US consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday to call on the US to pressure Beijing to meet their demands.

HK protesters, waving Stars and Stripes, call on Trump to ‘liberate’ city

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Thousands of Hong Kong protesters on Sunday chanted the US national anthem and called on US President Donald Trump to “liberate” the Chinese-ruled city, the latest…

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German leader Merkel says peaceful solution needed for HK

BEIJING (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she discussed Hong Kong with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and that there needed to be a peaceful solution for…

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ThaiPBS World: September 5, 2019 : Hong Kong crisis: A view from Thailand

Posted by Thai PBS World on Thursday, 5 September 2019

Hong Kong crisis: A view from Thailand

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HK leader Carrie Lam to withdraw extradition bill: media report

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will this afternoon announce a formal withdrawal of the much-despised extradition bill that sparked the nearly three-month long protest crisis now roiling the city,…

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An elderly man implores police not to charge at Tung Chung MTR train station in Hong Kong on Sunday.

Hong Kong protesters smash MTR station

HONG KONG (Agencies) – Anti-government protesters this evening vented their fury on a mass transit railway (MTR) station in Tung Chung, a satellite town near Hong Kong International Airport which…

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Hong Kong Protests 11th weekend

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Hong Kong protesters defy China warnings with weekend rallies

Anti-government protesters in Hong Kong kicked off a new mass rally on Saturday as they defy increasingly stern warnings from China over weeks-long unrest that has plunged the city into…

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(Photo) Protesters filled Hong Kong airport’s arrivals hall/AFP (Anthony Wallace)

Protesters flock to Hong Kong’s airport as political crisis simmers on

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters calling for democracy and some chanting “free Hong Kong” converged on the Chinese-ruled city’s airport on Friday as Singapore advised its travelers to…

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(Photo) Protesters attend a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal in Sha Tin district of Hong Kong on 14 July 2019/AFP (Philip Fong)

Hong Kong extradition protesters escalate fight in suburbs

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government’s handling of an extradition bill that has…

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(Photo) Anti-extradition bill protesters break into the Legislative Council building during the anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China, in Hong Kong, China July 1, 2019/REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

China condemns violent Hong Kong protests as ‘undisguised challenge’ to its rule

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an “undisguised challenge” to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after police fired…

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Chris Patten “extremely saddened” by the latest violent scenes

“If you never actually have a dialogue with people, then inevitably it helps to legitimise those who want to do things in a more violent way,” “We should take a…

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(Photo) The European Union described the break-in to Hong Kong’s parliament as ‘not representative of the vast majority of demonstrators, who have been peaceful throughout successive protests/AFP Photo/Anthony WALLACE

What the world said about the Hong Kong protests

The storming of Hong Kong’s legislature by masked demonstrators generated extraordinary scenes, even in a city with a history of raucous protest. The territory’s leader, Carrie Lam, condemned those involved…

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(Photo) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam offered her ‘most sincere apology’ for the turmoil that has gripped the city in recent weeks/AFP

Hong Kong leader says sorry again after fury at extradition bill

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized again on Tuesday and said she had heard the people “loud and clear” after some of the most violent protests…

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