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Hong Kong mall protests flare with leader Lam in Beijing

Dec 16 2019

HONG KONG Small groups of protesters gathered in shopping malls across Hong Kong on Sunday amid brief scuffles with riot police as attention turned to an upcoming meeting between Hong Kong's leader and China's president. | Video

Hong Kong sees biggest protests since democrats' election boost

Dec 08 2019

HONG KONG Vast crowds of black-clad demonstrators thronged Hong Kong on Sunday in the largest anti-government protests since local elections last month that boosted the pro-democracy movement seeking to curb controls by China. | Video

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as thousands take to the streets in fresh protests

Dec 01 2019

HONG KONG Police fired tear gas to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, ending a rare lull in violence, as residents took to the streets chanting "revolution of our time" and "liberate Hong Kong". | Video

Hong Kong seniors rally to back students as activists decry police actions

Nov 30 2019

HONG KONG Secondary school students and retirees joined forces to protest in Hong Kong on Saturday, the first of several weekend rallies planned across the city, as pro-democracy activists vowed to battle what they say are police brutality and unlawful arrests.

‘Fire magicians’ and medieval weaponry: a Hong Kong university under siege

Nov 19 2019

HONG KONG For three days last week, anti-government protesters camped out at Hong Kong's sprawling Polytechnic University prepared for what they feared might be a bloody, even deadly, battle with police.

World News

Supporters of Myanmar military coup rampage in Yangon

Supporters of Myanmar's military, some armed with knives and clubs, others firing catapults and throwing stones, attacked opponents of the Feb. 1 coup on Thursday, while Southeast Asian neighbours looked for ways to end the crisis.