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UPDATE 11-Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut

Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people kept up a protest against a planned extradition la...

UPDATE 11-Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut

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REFILE-UPDATE 10-Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against an extradition l...
17:28 2019-06-13

Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against an extradition l...
14:56 2019-06-13

Protesters scuffle with Hong Kong police, government offices shut down Scuffles broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people remained on the streets to protest a planned extradit...
11:28 2019-06-13

Hong Kong authorities shut government offices due to protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extr...
07:00 2019-06-13

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters gather, government offices shut after violent protests A few thousand protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday readied for potentially more clashes with police over a planned extradition law with mainland Chin...
07:00 2019-06-13

Hong Kong extradition law: protesters rally outside government offices Citywide shutdown expected on Wednesday as hundreds of businesses call for a boycottHundreds of demonstrators have rallied outside government offices...
23:14 2019-06-11

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade ...
02:56 2019-06-13

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters rally again near government offices More than 1,000 people, mostly students dressed in black, rallied outside government offices in Hong Kong on Friday as protests over a controversial ...
15:14 2019-06-28

Hong Kong Protesters Hurl Gasoline Bombs at Government Offices A day that began with a peaceful, if unauthorized, march by tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators quickly descended into pitched street ba...
15:14 2019-09-15

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at anti-government protesters Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators in the working class district of Sham Shui Po on Sunday, as yet another day of protest marches turne...
18:56 2019-08-11

Thousands Besiege Hong Kong’s Police Headquarters After a Day of Anti-Government Protests A day of mostly peaceful protests in Hong Kong turned ugly Friday as crowds laid siege to the city’s police headquarters, barricading officers ...
16:42 2019-06-21

Hong Kong police use tear gas against protesters opposing extradition bill outside government building HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police use tear gas against protesters opposing extradition bill outside government building. The post Hong Kong police us...
10:56 2019-06-12

Hong Kong demonstrators storm government building, police fire tear gas to disperse protesters A group of protesters smashed a window and stormed Hong Kong's legislature building Monday amid another round of massive demonstrations in the city o...
20:14 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protests: Major violence breaks out after police fire tear gas during anti-government demonstrations Violence has broken out in Hong Kong after police used tear gas and a water cannon in an attempt to drive back a fresh wave of pro-democracy proteste...
12:56 2019-08-31

Cathay Pacific warns against Hong Kong protesters outside offices Cathay has been caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters who have staged sometimes violent demonstratio...
08:28 2019-08-28

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas and water cannons at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside government office More violence has erupted in Hong Kong, with police firing tear gas and chemical-laced water after protesters lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the go...
17:42 2019-09-15

UPDATE 18-Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
16:14 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protesters storm key road next to govt offices amid chaotic scenes Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong early on Wednesday as thousands of demonstrators stormed a key road next to government offices to protest against...
04:00 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protesters shut down airport One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main termi...
06:28 2019-08-13

Hong Kong strike: Can protesters shut down the city? Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for civil servants to stay home on Monday as a sign of solidarity with the pro-democracy movement. However, civil...
23:28 2019-08-02

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong International Airport Protesters occupied the Hong Kong International Airport Monday, forcing officials to cancel flights. The airport is the eighth largest in the world. ...
16:56 2019-08-12

Hong Kong’s Airport Is Shut Down Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters occupied Hong Kong’s airport on Monday, prompting officials to cancel thousands of flights, causing tra...
15:14 2019-08-12

Protesters Shut Down Hong Kong Airport; China Warns Of "Terrorism" Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong's international airport Monday, defying an intensifying police crackdown as China issued ominous warnings...
11:14 2019-08-13

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia...
20:28 2019-08-12

Hong Kong braces for Typhoon Wipha; schools, financial markets shut early Hong Kong on Wednesday raised a tropical cyclone signal 8, its third highest level, as schools and financial markets closed and office workers left w...
17:42 2019-07-31

Why Hong Kong thugs may be doing the government’s work Sunday’s assault was blamed on criminals, but there are signs of links to pro-Beijing officialsAt a pro-government rally on Saturday, one speaker mad...
20:14 2019-07-22

Hong Kong violence becoming more serious, but government in control, says Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the city's...
07:00 2019-08-27

Hong Kong's Government Faces Dissent From Within A contentious extradition bill, and the public unrest it has triggered, have helped provoke a rare wave of dissent from within the government’s own r...
17:42 2019-08-02

| First charges against Hong Kong anti-government protester A Hong Kong street artist was charged with assaulting a police officer and criminal damage, the first prosecution against an anti-government proteste...
10:14 2019-07-06

"Serious" Hong Kong Violence In Government Control, Says Leader Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embatt...
13:00 2019-08-27

Government supporters rally in Hong Kong to seek end to violence Thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday for a pro-government rally to call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extraditio...
12:14 2019-07-20

Hong Kong braces for mass anti-government rally Hong Kong braced for a major anti-government rally planned for Sunday after an unusually calm Saturday night in what has been a summer of violent pro...
17:42 2019-08-18

Hong Kong protests: Is the government losing control of law and order? After dozens of protesters were beaten by a mob at a train station, experts are warning that the escalating violence between opposing camps could bec...
18:14 2019-07-22

Hong Kong anti-government protesters take to the hills – in pictures Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists used torches, lanterns and laser pens to light up Lion Hill on 13 September. Pro-democracy protesters ...
12:56 2019-09-16

China reiterates support for Hong Kong government on extradition law China's central government firmly supports the Hong Kong government in passing an extradition law allowing people to be sent to mainland China for tr...
13:28 2019-06-12

UK warns Hong Kong, China over anti-government protests Senior UK officials have said Hong Kong should not use protests as a "pretext for repression." The UK's foreign secretary said there would be "seriou...
00:14 2019-07-03

Hong Kong Strike Sinks City Into Chaos, and Government Has Little Reply The city’s top official, Carrie Lam, warned of “very precarious circumstances” and accused protesters of challenging Chinese sovereignty over Hong Ko...
21:00 2019-08-05

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controv...
08:14 2019-06-12

Hong Kong government's attempt to outflank protesters is doomed to fail Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Wednesday that she will finally withdraw the loathed extradition bill that kick-started three months of violent...
14:28 2019-09-05

Hong Kong protesters storm government building as tensions rise Hong Kong protesters on Monday marked the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule by bursting into the legislative building amid widesp...
17:56 2019-07-01

Another Hong Kong Protester Fell to Her Death After Leaving a Message for the Government A 28-year-old Hong Kong protester was found dead Wednesday near her home, local media reports. The woman, who has been identified only by the surname...
10:42 2019-07-05

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the dold...
13:42 2019-06-10

Protesters could push Hong Kong into a 'very dangerous situation,' government warns The Hong Kong government has warned protesters could push the city into a "very dangerous situation" after another weekend of demonstrations paralyze...
16:56 2019-08-04

| WATCH: Hong Kong government will not withdraw extradition bill: leader Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has said she had no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after ...
15:56 2019-06-10

Hong Kong Reopens After Weekend Of Clashes, Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong's businesses and metro stations reopened as usual on Monday after a chaotic Sunday when police fired water cannon, tear gas and rubber bull...
18:56 2019-09-16

Hong Kong government warns of great danger after weekend of violence Illegal violence is pushing Hong Kong to the brink of great danger, the city government said on Monday, after a weekend of clashes that included the ...
18:56 2019-08-26

China condemns violent behavior in Hong Kong, supports government China's foreign ministry said on Thursday the central government strongly condemns the violent behavior of protesters in Hong Kong and supports the g...
11:28 2019-06-13

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the dold...
10:00 2019-06-10

Hong Kong violence is escalating, but Carrie Lam says government can handle things Hong Kong demonstrations escalated on Sunday, when police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas in running battles with protesters who threw bri...
07:56 2019-08-27

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants defy government to join protests Thousands of civil servants joined in the anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Friday for the first time since they started two months ago, defyi...
18:28 2019-08-02

China says Hong Kong protesters' storming of government building 'totally intolerable' China has issued a scathing condemnation of Honk Kong protesters who stormed the Hong Kong’s legislature on Monday, saying the acts “trample on the r...
15:28 2019-07-02

Hong Kong government building a 'big crime scene' after night of violent protests A senior Hong Kong official has described the city's legislative council as a "big crime scene," just hours after hundreds of masked, mainly young p...
09:28 2019-07-02

Hong Kong government apologizes for extradition bill, but defiant crowds pressing on As thousands of Hong Kong residents jammed the city’s streets Sunday, the government apologized for the handling of an extradition bill.  ...
22:42 2019-06-16

Hong Kong government to formally withdraw extradition bill after months of protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that sparked violent protests in the city. ...
01:14 2019-09-05

Hong Kong anti-government protests spill into Manchester City game Hong Kong soccer fans sang protest songs and waved anti-government banners as politics spilled into the sporting arena on Wednesday during a friendly...
02:14 2019-07-25

Hong Kong students skip first day of school to hold anti-government protests In the latest installment of the unrest convulsing Hong Kong, thousands of students bypassed the first day of the new school term on Monday to join t...
20:14 2019-09-02

Hong Kong protests: government leader Carrie Lam condemns 'blatant riot' Lam denies she is ‘selling out’ to Beijing as Chinese state media say protests are pushing the city ‘towards backwardness’Hong Kong’s chief executive...
04:42 2019-06-13

Hong Kong government: protests are pushing city to 'extremely dangerous edge' Hong Kong's government said violence and illegal protests were pushing the city to an "extremely dangerous edge", as police fired multiple rounds of ...
21:56 2019-08-04

Hong Kong protests: government fails to find PR firm to rescue battered image Eight companies turned down opportunity because it would harm their reputationsThe Hong Kong government has tried but failed to secure help from any ...
07:14 2019-09-17

Hong Kong: Protesters block seat of government, delaying extradition bill reading Thousands of protesters descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong to oppose a new extraditio...
06:28 2019-06-12

U.K. Government ‘Extremely Concerned’ by Reports of China Detaining Hong Kong Consulate Employee (Bloomberg) — The U.K. said it was “extremely concerned” by reports that a Hong Kong consulate worker was detained during a recent ...
21:42 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence ...
06:56 2019-06-13

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legi...
12:42 2019-06-12

Firebombs set off near 2 Hong Kong police stations HONG KONG (AP) — Authorities in Hong Kong are investigating apparent firebomb attacks outside the police headquarters and a police station. Police sa...
13:28 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-MetLife to sell Hong Kong insurance business to FWD U.S. insurer MetLife Inc will sell its Hong Kong operations to FWD, the insurance firm owned by tycoon Richard Li, the companies said in a joint stat...
15:00 2019-06-28

Apple Shutters Hong Kong Stores Early as Protests Against Chinese Government, Crackdowns Escalate Amid mounting unrest and a night of violence in Hong Kong, Apple is among the retailers that have chosen to shut stores or close them early citywide,...
10:28 2019-07-23

How Hong Kong protesters used hand signals and human chains to storm government – video explainer This week protesters in Hong Kong stormed the legislative council building and vandalised its main chamber on the anniversary of the island's 1997 re...
21:28 2019-07-04

Protesters block access to government headquarters in Hong Kong in bid to scupper debate on extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters block access to government headquarters in Hong Kong in bid to scupper debate on extradition bill. The post Protesters bl...
06:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Appeals for Calm in the Wake of Violent Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong was struggling to come to terms this morning with the violent ransacking of the legislature on July 1—the 22nd anniversary of the for...
08:42 2019-07-02

Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law. The post Hundred...
06:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protesters in fresh standoff with police Demonstrators went ahead with a banned march to mark the fifth anniversary of Beijing's move to curtail elections. A hard core of protesters threw pe...
15:14 2019-08-31

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters hit and run Weeks of increasingly violent protests have plunged Hong Kong into its biggest political crisis for decades, posing a serious challenge to China'...
02:56 2019-08-11

Hong Kong protests: The police lost the battle, but the war's not over Even as we put on our gas masks and walked towards the throng of "black shirts", the youths who are the driving force behind this anti-government pro...
09:14 2019-08-06

Hong Kong police pepper spray protesters Police in Hong Kong use pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday.     ...
16:56 2019-07-01

Protesters and riot police clash in Hong Kong Clashes broke out between police and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on Saturday as tensions boiled over on the city's streets. (August 24...
23:42 2019-08-24

The Latest: Hong Kong police fight with protesters Police in Hong Kong have fought with protesters as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the Chinese terr...
16:56 2019-07-14

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vanda...
07:14 2019-07-04

Hong Kong protests: Police in no mood for compromise now The Hong Kong police have been slammed by the protest groups for being too violent and then criticised from above for being too weak; in the last 24 ...
21:14 2019-08-11

Hong Kong: Police fire tear gas at protesters Protesters in Hong Kong have defied police demonstration bans and taken to the streets. Police used tear gas on protesters at a number of locations a...
18:28 2019-08-11

Hong Kong police use tear gas to try to disperse protests Hong Kong police used tear gas on Saturday to try to disperse anti-government protests on the eastern side of the Kowloon peninsula, across the harbo...
13:00 2019-08-24

Police use tear gas to quell Hong Kong protest Police carrying riot shields and firing tear gas moved in shortly after midnight to clear protesters, who hours earlier, swarmed into the legislature...
22:01 2019-07-01

| 148 arrested in Hong Kong during Monday's protests - police Hong Kong police say 148 people were arrested during running battles with protesters the day before, the largest daily toll since huge pro-democracy ...
01:00 2019-08-07

Hong Kong protesters condemned after being rushed by police Police in Hong Kong have gained back control of a government building by firing tear gas and charging at demonstrators after protests turned violent....
07:56 2019-07-02

Hong Kong police retake parliament from protesters Hong Kong police have regained control of the city's parliament after hundreds of protesters ransacked the building. The city's embattled leader, Car...
05:56 2019-07-02

Police and protesters clash in downtown Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators, as petrol bombs exploded in the downtown bar district of Wan Chai on Sunday evening as clashes duri...
18:56 2019-08-11

The Latest: Police, protesters clash in Hong Kong HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Police equipped with riot shields have pu...
10:56 2019-06-12

Police and protesters clash in second Hong Kong town Standoff in Sha Tin over extradition bill comes one day after unrest in Sheung ShuiClashes have erupted again between police and protesters in Hong K...
16:42 2019-07-14

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters Police fired tear gas and used rubber bullets on protesters in Hong Kong, in an attempt to drive away thousands of demonstrators who had blocked road...
12:42 2019-06-12

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation,...
06:00 2019-07-08

Hong Kong's police describe their side of the protests On Thursday, more than two months into the worst unrest this city has seen in decades, senior police officers invited a group of journalists to the t...
20:00 2019-08-16

Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash at Airport Police clashed with protesters at Hong Kong’s international airport late Tuesday, capping a second day of snarled travel plans with a bout of violenc...
22:56 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Protesters Clash With Police After Defying Ban In the most intense day of clashes since June, the police unleashed tear gas, pepper spray and blue dye against demonstrators who ignored warnings to...
18:00 2019-08-31

Hong Kong Police Vow Action Over Parliament Storming Hong Kong authorities vowed Wednesday to hunt down the protesters who stormed parliament in an unprecedented challenge to the Beijing-backed governme...
23:28 2019-07-03

Hong Kong police to mark protesters with colored dye Police in Hong Kong say they will spray protesters for identification purposes. China's official news agency has warned that Beijing will not let the...
22:14 2019-08-04

Hong Kong police arrest 20 people after protests The first of two protests planned for Sunday has kicked off after a night of violent demonstrations. China's official news agency has warned that Bei...
12:56 2019-08-04

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to...
03:42 2019-07-08

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at demonstrators Hong Kong police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station in the residential area of Sham Shui Po in Kowloo...
17:14 2019-08-14

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at airport Chaotic scenes were reported outside Hong Kong's airport after police used pepper spray on protesters who blocked a police van. Flights at the airpor...
03:42 2019-08-14

Hong Kong police arrest 20 as protests continue On Saturday police fired multiple tear gas rounds in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, the latest escalation after...
08:00 2019-08-04

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-MetLife to sell Hong Kong insurance business to FWD U.S. insurer MetLife Inc will sell its Hong Kong operations to FWD, the insurance firm owned by tycoon Richard Li, the companies said in a joint stat...
11:56 2019-06-29

Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests. The post Hong Ko...
18:00 2019-06-16

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a da...
23:14 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protests: Thousands gather to demand leader quits despite government turnaround on extradition bill Thousands of activists have gathered in Hong Kong for another day of protests despite a stunning turnaround by the government on a proposed extraditi...
09:14 2019-06-16

Hong Kong lawmakers raise complaints over police brutality Hong Kong lawmakers grill security secretary over allegations of police brutality during protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspen...
09:56 2019-06-19

Hong Kong Police Make Wave of Arrests After Protests Hong Kong police have arrested and charged a dozen protesters suspected of involvement in antigovernment clashes, as authorities widen a manhunt for ...
14:28 2019-07-04

Riot Police Baton Charge Hong Kong Protesters Fresh political violence broke out in Hong Kong Sunday evening as riot police baton charged protesters in a bid to disperse demonstrators following a...
00:56 2019-07-08

Hong Kong protests: police use water cannon on demonstrators Hundreds of thousands had braved rain to stage peaceful march in triad-linked districtHong Kong police have fired teargas and for the first time used...
00:00 2019-08-26

She’s a Protester, He’s a Police Officer: In Hong Kong, Spouses Spar Too What happens when families find themselves divided across police barricades? As protests continue in Hong Kong, and distrust between the public and t...
17:42 2019-09-03

Hong Kong police arrest 36 protesters, including 12-year-old Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas in running battles with brick-throwing protesters on Sunday, the second day of violent cl...
06:56 2019-08-26

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in clash with protesters Hong Kong police fired tear gas at demonstrators Saturday in a dramatic escalation of protests that have consumed the city for more than two months. ...
17:00 2019-08-24

The Latest: Hong Kong police defend dispersal of ‘riot’ Hong Kong’s police commissioner says the scene around the city’s government headquarters was “chaotic” and is appealing for protesters to leave the a...
12:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters, airport sit-in marks second day A planned three-day sit-in at Hong Kong International Airport continued for a second day Saturday, while police used tear gas on protesters at two ot...
08:14 2019-08-11

Police use water cannon for first time against Hong Kong protesters Hong Kong police have used water cannon against anti-government protesters for the first time during a second successive day of demonstrations in the...
16:14 2019-08-25

Hong Kong police face off with protesters while trying to clear streets Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city g...
04:28 2019-06-17

Hong Kong police fire tear gas during cat-and-mouse encounters Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Saturday - sending tourists fleeing weeping in Kowloon - only fo...
18:14 2019-08-10

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in latest protests Tear gas has been fired by police at protesters in Hong Kong after anti-government marches took place in two areas where demonstrations had been bann...
19:00 2019-08-10

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police and protesters are facing off Monday morning as authorities try to clear the streets of a few hundred people who st...
02:42 2019-06-17

Hong Kong police make 'largest seizure' of explosives Hong police have made the "largest seizure" of explosives on the eve of the latest protests of extradition bill allowing some extradition to mainland...
01:14 2019-07-21

| Hong Kong's expat police become focus of protester rage A peculiar legacy of Hong Kong's colonial past has emerged as a focal point of rage for anti-government protesters: A dwindling band of expat police ...
16:00 2019-07-20

Did Hong Kong Police Abuse Protesters? What Videos Show Tear-gassed, beaten and dragged. Experts in crowd control say the Hong Kong police used excessive force on protesters during a demonstration in June....
12:42 2019-06-30

Chinese armed police flex muscles across from Hong Kong Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong on Friday...
02:00 2019-08-17

Hong Kong police fire tear gas during another weekend of protests Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Saturday, and demonstrators swiftly gathered elsewhere during an...
15:14 2019-08-10

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demo...
10:14 2019-07-21

Tear gas fired as police and protesters clash in Hong Kong Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters - hours after a largely peaceful rally against a now-suspended extraditi...
19:28 2019-07-21

Hong Kong police have faced protester anger. Some would rather be on the other side. Once known as “Asia’s Finest,” the Hong Kong Police Force has been caught between a furious public — angered by officials’ plans to allow extradition...
18:00 2019-07-23

Thousands march in Hong Kong as police in black masks look on Hong Kong anti-government protesters marched in a gritty industrial district of the Chinese-ruled city on Saturday, with some police wearing new blac...
10:14 2019-08-24

Hong Kong Protesters Converge Outside Police Headquarters, Parliament Thousands of protesters converged on Hong Kong's police headquarters and blocked major roads Friday, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beij...
09:14 2019-06-21

Hong Kong Protesters Battle Police, Despite Beijing's Warnings Police made dozens of arrests late Sunday amid bloody clashes with protesters across the city, cracking down hard on antigovernment demonstrators who...
22:28 2019-08-11

Hong Kong journalists warn of rising police violence against them Reporters covering protests say officers using pepper spray and teargas, among other abusesJournalists covering the protests in Hong Kong are experie...
16:14 2019-09-09

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas To Disperse Protesters Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters on Saturday - sending tourists fleeing weeping in Kowloon - only fo...
08:00 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protesters and police face off in familiar cycle Hong Kong protesters streamed past the designated endpoint for a rally in the latest of a series of demonstrations targeting the government of the se...
00:56 2019-08-04

Hong Kong protests: police arrest more than 20 after violent clashes Tense standoffs follow peaceful march with police resorting to teargas and pepper spray on third consecutive day of mass protest Demonstrators in Hon...
10:56 2019-08-04

Hong Kong protesters disperse after blockading police headquarters Thousands of protesters who had blockaded police headquarters in Asia's leading financial center had mostly dispersed by Saturday morning with some r...
04:14 2019-06-22

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophisticatio...
16:00 2019-06-13

Police battle protesters as strike paralyses Hong Kong Police fired tear gas at protesters in multiple parts of Hong Kong on Monday after a general strike hit transport and the city's Beijing-backed leade...
20:42 2019-08-05

Hong Kong police clash with protesters at shopping mall Clashes erupted between pro-democracy protesters and supporters of the Chinese regime at a Hong Kong shopping mall Saturday. Tensions began when hund...
10:00 2019-09-15

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on handover anniversary Police have faced off with protesters outside the Hong Kong government as it marks the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chin...
06:28 2019-07-01

Hong Kong police arrest 28 activists on eve of planned protests Former student leaders among those detained in move critics say is attempt to deter protesters from planned rallyHong Kong police have launched a wav...
20:00 2019-08-30

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activist...
22:56 2019-06-13

Defying ban, protesters march in Hong Kong, clash with police Defying a police ban on a scheduled march and rally Sunday, tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters took to the streets for the 15th straight weeke...
03:56 2019-09-16

Police fire tear gas at pockets of protesters across Hong Kong Police in Hong Kong clashed with pro-democracy protesters at a number of locations across the territory on Sunday, during the 10th straight weekend o...
20:28 2019-08-11

Protesters and police clash in Hong Kong after peaceful march Police use pepper spray and truncheons after protest about cross-border tradersClashes broke out between police and protesters in Hong Kong on Saturd...
19:00 2019-07-13

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Standoff With Police After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council....
14:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Protesters Clash With Police After Wave of Arrests As helicopters hovered over the city on Saturday, the police deployed tear gas, pepper spray and water cannons. Some protesters threw gasoline bombs....
12:56 2019-08-31

Hong Kong police break up clashes between rival protesters Baton-wielding Hong Kong police moved in to break up scuffles on Saturday between pro-China protesters and those denouncing perceived Chinese meddlin...
10:56 2019-09-14

Hong Kong police and protesters refine battle tactics Hong Kong police and protesters clashed in cat-and-mouse encounters across the city on Sunday, marking a shift in tactics during a tenth straight wee...
18:56 2019-08-11

Incredible scenes of police and protesters clashing in Hong Kong The demonstrators are demanding direct elections for the semi-autonomous Chinese territory's leader.        ...
03:42 2019-08-01

Protesters clash with riot police at Hong Kong airport In a chaotic end of a second day marked by flight disruptions, protesters clashed with riot police at Hong Kong’s airport late Tuesday — as par...
00:56 2019-08-14

Hong Kong police fire teargas and charge at protesters Officers move to disperse crowds after breakaway group stormed parliament buildingHong Kong police have fired teargas at demonstrators and moved to d...
00:28 2019-07-02

Hong Kong riot police clash with airport protesters Batons and pepper spray used on demonstrators as flights suspended for second dayPolice armed with batons and pepper spray have clashed with thousand...
22:00 2019-08-13

Hong Kong police fire teargas in clashes with protesters Thousands of demonstrators defy police orders by deviating from approved routeDemonstrators in Hong Kong clashed with riot police on Saturday evening...
17:56 2019-08-03

Police keep low profile at huge, peaceful Hong Kong protest Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain in the Chinese territory, where ...
00:28 2019-08-19

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
19:56 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year -term sheet Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd has opened the books on an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to $1.24 billion, in what...
06:28 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Banks in Hong Kong condemn violence, urge restoration of 'harmony' Some of Hong Kong's biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements on Thursday calling for the preservation of law and order in the Chine...
09:00 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong airport on alert ahead of fresh wave of protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Friday only departing passengers with travel documents will be allowed to enter the terminal as anti-government...
08:28 2019-08-09

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific warns against protest outside its premises Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways warned against what it described as an illegal protest planned outside its offices on Wednesday and that it ...
08:00 2019-08-28

Traveller24.com | UPDATE: Hong Kong Airport re-opens after pro-democracy protest paralysis One of the world's busiest airports has re-opened after the week kicked off with a throng of protests that turned violent - causing all flights to be...
15:42 2019-08-14

UPDATE 4-Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a "tsunami", city's leader warns Hong Kong's protests could hit the economy like a tsunami, the city's leader said on Friday, pledging daring economic reforms in response, even as ac...
16:00 2019-08-09

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide b...
19:42 2019-07-05

| Niqab banned in Tunisian government offices Prime Minister Youssef Chahed decided to ban the niqab Muslim face covering for women in Tunisian government offices "for security reasons", his offi...
12:00 2019-07-06

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow peopl...
00:42 2019-06-10

Albanian opposition supporters scuffle with police ahead of local elections Supporters of Albania's opposition parties scuffled with police outside vote-counting centers on Wednesday and burned voting equipment at three locat...
19:28 2019-06-19

Hong Kong police clash with protesters in chaotic scenes at airport Scenes of chaos erupted at Hong Kong's airport on Tuesday evening as riot police clashed with protesters who continued to block security gates at one...
21:42 2019-08-13

Hong Kong police, protesters clash on anniversary of handover to China The group of mostly young protesters had planned to disrupt a ceremony marking the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from the British to the C...
06:28 2019-07-01

Hong Kong police stop airport protests, but rallies continue Police have thwarted pro-democracy protests at Hong Kong's airport. Instead, activists rallied at subway stations across the semiautonomous city-stat...
23:42 2019-09-07

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chine...
12:42 2019-07-20

Hong Kong police make 'largest ever' seizure of explosives on eve of protests Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cache of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday night...
15:42 2019-07-20

Hong Kong Police Derail Another Airport Protest, But Battles Continue HONG KONG — Hong Kong police thwarted another disruption at the airport by pro-democracy activists but had to battle protesters at subway stati...
02:00 2019-09-08

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against...
18:01 2019-07-20

Explosives seized by police in Hong Kong as rival camps rally Police in Hong Kong discovered a stash of a powerful homemade explosive as the semi-autonomous Chinese city readied for another major pro-democracy p...
06:28 2019-07-21

Australian police tell Chinese to keep peace after scuffles at rally over Hong Kong Police in Melbourne issued a warning on Saturday after small scuffles erupted between supporters and opponents of the Hong Kong protest movement duri...
14:28 2019-08-17

Delivery Of 100 Boxes Of Pasta With Raw Chicken Confuses Hong Kong Police Hong Kong police, embroiled in the 14th week of protests in the city, received a peculiar delivery Friday night: 100 boxes of pasta topped with chunk...
05:56 2019-09-08

Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament A peaceful mass protest in Hong Kong over an extradition bill descended into violence in the early hours of Monday as several hundred protesters clas...
20:42 2019-06-09

| WATCH: Violence breaks out as police try to clear Hong Kong protesters Police fight with protesters in Hong Kong, using batons and pepper spray as they try to clear demonstrators from the city's parliament after a massiv...
00:56 2019-06-10

Huge crowds defy police in peaceful Hong Kong protest Hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters of all ages returned to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, in a massive show of solidarity for a movement ...
09:14 2019-08-19

Protesters clash with Hong Kong police in rally against Chinese traders A demonstration against traders from mainland China ended in clashes with the police in a town outside Hong Kong on Saturday. Thousands of people tur...
21:56 2019-07-13

Hong Kong police fend off airport protest after night of violence Police checked for tickets and passports to allow only airline passengers through to the Hong Kong airport to avoid the chaos of last weekend's ...
22:56 2019-09-07

Hong Kong Police Battle Protesters, Threatening to Escalate Force Police in Hong Kong battled with protesters on Sunday and threatened their strongest use of force yet as a 12th straight weekend of protests turned v...
15:00 2019-08-25

Hong Kong's Protesters Test Riot Police With Cat-and-Mouse Tactics Protesters led riot police on a dangerous game of cat and mouse, splitting up and moving throughout Hong Kong blocking roads and tunnels as they went...
16:56 2019-08-10

Police fire teargas and water cannon at Hong Kong protesters Demonstrators surround government complex, throwing rocks and molotov cocktailsA peaceful rally in Hong Kong has descended into chaos as police fired...
20:28 2019-09-15

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Police Ban in Show of Strength After Tumult After days of violence and increasingly vehement warnings from the Chinese government, the movement was boosted by a big march and rallies around the...
15:42 2019-08-18

Hong Kong: Protesters surround police headquarters, demand resignations Protests erupted in Hong Kong's political center Wan Chai district Friday after the government failed to squash a controversial extradition bill by a...
11:28 2019-06-21

Hong Kong protests: police make first arrests after storming of parliament At least 11 men and one woman detained on suspicion of attempting disrupt celebrations marking the 22nd anniversary of the handover At least 12 peopl...
07:56 2019-07-04

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as marchers set to defy police ban Hong Kong protesters readied to take to the streets again on Sunday, defying a police ban on marches in the Chinese-controlled territory and continui...
07:00 2019-08-11

From 'Asia's finest' to 'black dogs': Hong Kong police under pressure Hong Kong's vaunted police force is facing a crisis of confidence and leadership amid the city's worsening political tensions, according to serving a...
12:14 2019-07-17

Hong Kong protesters and police clash across city with renewed tactics Demonstrators, who at one point lobbed two petrol bombs, retaliated with a flash-mob strategy: withdrawing when pressed, only to re-appear elsewhere....
19:42 2019-08-11

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas as Protests Turn Violent Officers in riot gear charged at demonstrators in Kwun Tong, and protesters threw gasoline bombs at the police, ending a period of relative calm in t...
12:42 2019-08-24

Hong Kong Erupts in Fresh Violence as Protesters, Police Brawl Protesters in helmets and gas masks clashed with riot police as the city’s pro-democracy movement took a confrontational turn after nearly two weeks ...
18:28 2019-08-24

Hong Kong reopens after weekend of violent clashes between police, protesters On Sunday what began as a mostly peaceful protest earlier in the day spiraled into violence in some of the Chinese territory's busiest shopping and t...
16:00 2019-09-16

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull Hong Kong protesters have thrown bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti...
17:00 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protesters clash with police on mainland over Chinese traders Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of ...
15:42 2019-07-13

Hong Kong: 1.7m people defy police to march in pouring rain An estimated quarter of the population fill downtown park and surrounding streetsHong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefullyAn estimated 1.7 mill...
19:14 2019-08-18

Hong Kong riot police charge protesters at rally hotspot Anti-government protesters set up barricades and light fires in standoffs with officersRiot police have charged at hundreds of protesters in a busy d...
20:14 2019-09-07

Riot Police Deployed As Hong Kong Protesters Target Airport Riot police fanned out across Hong Kong on Saturday in a bid to thwart plans by pro-democracy protesters to target the airport in the movement's firs...
17:56 2019-09-07

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters as Marchers Defy Ban HONG KONG —After the protesters evacuated, the residents took their place. In one Hong Kong neighborhood on Saturday, riot police fired multipl...
09:28 2019-08-11

Hong Kong police break up scattered clashes between rival protesters Baton-wielding Hong Kong police moved in to break up scuffles on Saturday between pro-China protesters and those denouncing perceived Chinese meddlin...
14:00 2019-09-14

Hong Kong police fire tear gas after fending off airport protest Hong Kong police prevented anti-government protesters from blocking access to the airport on Saturday, but fired tear gas for a second night running ...
17:28 2019-09-07

Hong Kong protesters clash with police as summer of discontent continues A group of protesters have attempted to force their way into the Legislative Council building, the center of Hong Kong's government, as the semi-auto...
13:42 2019-07-01

Ten dramatic images from the Hong Kong airport protests and clashes with police Protests at Hong Kong International Airport escalated for a second day, causing flights to be canceled at one of the busiest airports in the world. ...
22:00 2019-08-13

Hong Kong police check for air tickets to stop new airport protests Hong Kong police checked people traveling to the city's international airport for passports and air tickets on Saturday, preventing protesters gather...
10:56 2019-09-07

Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protest groups Demonstrators break into multiple fronts in attempt to outrun police across cityHong Kong has been gripped by another night of violence after a peace...
03:14 2019-08-11

Hong Kong riot police fire tear gas into subway station Dramatic video shows Hong Kong riot police firing tear gas and projectiles into a subway station during a violent crackdown on pro-democracy demonstr...
03:42 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protesters clash with police over response to subway mob attack HONG KONG – Thousands of jeering Hong Kong residents held a raucous anti-government protest on Wednesday at a suburban subway station that was ...
05:00 2019-08-22

Hong Kong protesters clash with riot police at metro station Peaceful rally descends into skirmishes as objects thrown and makeshift barriers erectedA peaceful rally at a metro station in Hong Kong descended in...
10:14 2019-08-22

Hong Kong police draw guns in latest protest violence Hong Kong police drew their weapons and deployed water cannons for the first time as the civil unrest in the Chinese city entered its 11th week. Pro-...
19:28 2019-08-25

Hong Kong police use tear gas to counter protest petrol bombs Hong Kong police used tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after some activists threw petrol bombs...
13:00 2019-08-24

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the ...
08:28 2019-06-14

Heavy police presence in Hong Kong after threats of new airport protests Attempts by Hong Kong protesters to hold demonstrations at the city's international airport were stalled by a huge police presence around the global ...
00:56 2019-09-08

Tens of Thousands of Protesters Take to the Streets in Hong Kong in Defiance of a Police Ban Riot police clashed with demonstrators who defied a ban and staged a march through downtown Hong Kong Saturday to call for greater political freedom....
16:28 2019-08-31

Hong Kong police storm subway with batons as protests rage Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the streets, while police stormed a subway car and hit passe...
10:14 2019-09-01

Riot Police Officers Spread Across Hong Kong in Wake of Violence Riot police took positions around schools and subway stations as Hong Kong students, many of who participated in this summer’s demonstrations, return...
16:14 2019-09-02

Hong Kong Police Arrest Joshua Wong, Other Opposition Activists Police arrested three prominent opposition activists as authorities cracked down on dissent ahead of an anticipated 13th weekend of protests in the c...
07:56 2019-08-30

Hong Kong police criticized over failure to stop attacks on protesters Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack by what opposition...
12:28 2019-07-22

Hong Kong protests: demonstrators build fire near police headquarters Firefighters on scene for 13th straight weekend of protestsProtesters in Hong Kong have piled barriers and other debris across a commercial street an...
14:56 2019-08-31

Hong Kong: Tear gas and petrol bombs as police and protesters clash Hong Kong police have fired tear gas and used a water cannon on anti-government protesters - who responded by throwing petrol bombs toward police lin...
19:42 2019-08-31

China Intervention Not Needed: Hong Kong Police On Pro-Democracy Protests Hong Kong's police are confident they have the resources to continue battling pro-democracy protesters, even if violence escalates further, pouring c...
14:00 2019-08-16

Protesters march in Hong Kong as rival rally supports police Thousands of mostly black-clad activists set off on a protest march in Hong Kong's Mong Kok district on Saturday, as the Chinese-controlled city brac...
14:56 2019-08-03

Hong Kong police criticized for failing to stop attacks on protesters HONG KONG – Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack ...
19:56 2019-07-22

Police use batons and pepper spray on Hong Kong protesters – video Police have clashed with protesters on the streets of Hong Kong after after hundreds of thousands of people marched through the city in protest again...
01:14 2019-06-11

Hong Kong police fire teargas at protesters surrounding legislature Police fire multiple rounds at activists surrounding government HQ as tensions mountHong Kong riot police have fired multiple rounds of teargas on th...
13:42 2019-08-31

Tensions simmer between Hong Kong riot police, protesters after day of violence Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced early on Thursday for possible further clashes across the city's financial district after a day of violen...
20:28 2019-06-12

| WATCH: Clashes as Hong Kong protesters vandalise police station Hong Kong police have fired tear gas in confrontations with black-clad activists in a popular tourist district, as the Chinese-controlled territory w...
15:00 2019-08-04

Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to park The activists have rejected an apology from Chief Executive Carrie Lam for her handling of the legislation, which has stoked fears of expanding contr...
14:00 2019-06-17

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as city is again roiled by protests Hong Kong police fired multiple tear gas rounds on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, as the Chin...
20:00 2019-08-03

Wave of arrests in new push by Hong Kong police to thwart protests Former student leaders among dozens detained in move critics say is attempt to deter protesters from planned rallyHong Kong police have launched a wa...
02:00 2019-08-31

The Latest: Hong Kong police seek to defuse public anger HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 8 p.m. Hong Kong’s police commissioner says...
16:42 2019-06-17

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kon...
21:42 2019-05-21

‘People are getting scared’: riot police clash with protesters in Hong Kong Tense standoffs follow peaceful march with police resorting to teargas and pepper spray on third consecutive day of mass protest Demonstrators in Hon...
03:56 2019-08-04

Police Fire Water Cannon, Tear Gas At Hong Kong Protesters Police fired water cannon and tear gas to clear Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters from outside the city's parliament on Saturday, as demonstrators d...
14:28 2019-08-31

'Where were the police?' Hong Kong outcry after masked thugs launch attack Police accused of doing nothing to stop suspected triads storming train station and beating people including women and childrenPro-democracy activist...
07:14 2019-07-22

Hong Kong police officer threatens protesters with shotgun – video Police have clashed with protesters outside Kwai Chung police station where dozens of demonstrators are being held. Protesters gathered outside the p...
01:42 2019-08-01

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say p...
13:14 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Refinitiv removes Reuters story on Hong Kong protests from screens in China Under pressure from Chinese regulators, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminals in China a Reuters story detail...
19:42 2019-08-02

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong leader to meet protesters' demand to withdraw extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will announce on Wednesday the formal withdrawal of an extradition bill that triggered months of unrest and has thrown th...
09:56 2019-09-04

Tamil Should Be Official Language In Central Government Offices: DMK After stridently opposing the Centre's move to impose the three-language formula, DMK chief MK Stalin on Wednesday demanded that Tamil be made an off...
01:01 2019-06-06

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities t...
13:56 2019-08-14

Hong Kong police attack protesters with tear gas amid political unrest The sharp escalation in law enforcement tactics came on the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China — a city holiday — and reflected mounting...
22:00 2019-07-01

Riot police clash with protesters in Hong Kong shopping centre – video Officers dressed in riot gear have fought with demonstrators inside a shopping centre in the residential district of Sha Tin, as they tried to disper...
22:14 2019-07-16

Violence Flares as Protesters Defy a Police Ban to March Through Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters in Hong Kong once again defied a police ban Sunday to march through the territory’s downtown districts in their push for greater pol...
04:42 2019-09-16

Hong Kong: Opponents to crime bill fight police, smash windows Activists opposed to a proposed Hong Kong law allowing extraditions to China stormed into the Legislative Council building Monday, vandalizing the ce...
21:42 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Police Ban Huge Rally Aimed at China's Liaison Office Police banned a weekend rally and march planned by the organizers of the biggest turnouts in three months of protests, raising concerns that the city...
12:56 2019-08-29

Hong Kong authorities deny protester death claims after police raid Officials say there were no casualties during violent police clearance of subway stationThe Hong Kong government has denied persistent rumours that a...
14:56 2019-09-10

Hong Kong Police Confront Protesters in Ninth Week of Demonstrations With No End in Sight (HONG KONG) — Police fired tear gas Sunday in confrontations with protesters in three parts of Hong Kong, as another evening of clashes began p...
21:14 2019-08-11

Police, demonstrators play cat-and-mouse game across Hong Kong as protests continue Protesters’ five major demands include the release of arrested demonstrators, an independent investigation into alleged police abuse and the dissolut...
06:28 2019-08-05

Police draw guns, fire water canons on Hong Kong protesters Police in Hong Kong deployed water cannons and an officer fired a live shot into the air as violence erupted in the ongoing pro-democracy protests on...
03:42 2019-08-26

Exclusive: Hong Kong police 'trapped in the middle' by polarizing extradition bill Several senior Hong Kong police officials feel caught between a rock and a hard place as city leader Carrie Lam tries to ram through contentious ext...
08:14 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Protests Move to Luxury Shopping District After Police Use Tear Gas (HONG KONG) — Demonstrators in Hong Kong moved en masse to a luxury shopping district Sunday evening after riot police used tear gas to clear o...
19:42 2019-08-04

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at protesters amid scuffles Hong Kong police fired pepper spray at protesters near government buildings on Wednesday as tensions ramped up over an extradition bill that would al...
09:56 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong...
16:42 2019-07-14

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas To Counter Protest Petrol Bombs Hong Kong police used tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after some activists threw petrol bombs...
00:00 2019-08-25

Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters in Hong Kong Ahead of General Strike Sunday is the second of three straight days of large-scale actions intended to increase pressure on the government, culminating in a citywide walkout...
15:00 2019-08-04

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas in renewed flare of violence Hong Kong riot police rushed pro-democracy protesters who had built a barricade near a police station. The clashes broke a fragile peace between auth...
04:00 2019-08-25

Hong Kong riot police beat protesters at anti-surveillance rally Teargas thrown at masked demonstrators angry over lamp posts equipped with CCTV Hong Kong riot police have fired rounds of teargas, rubber bullets, p...
11:00 2019-08-25

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Beijing Warnings, as Police Fire Tear Gas A day of protest began with a “family friendly” rally but ended with fires on a busy shopping street, tear gas and a tunnel under the harbor blocked....
17:14 2019-08-10

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China released - police An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in China's border city of Shenzhen amid accusations of outside interference in pro...
10:14 2019-08-24

Hong Kong police make fresh arrests, city braces for further protests Hong Kong police said on Sunday they arrested more than 20 people after violent clashes with anti-government protesters overnight, as the Chinese-con...
06:00 2019-08-04

Beijing says the Hong Kong police is 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's ...
04:28 2019-08-07

Protesters, police clash on 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China Anti-extradition protesters police clashed with police Monday in downtown Hong Kong on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's return to ...
09:00 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protesters threaten new airport disruptions after street clashes with police Hong Kong protesters have called for demonstrations at the city's international airport after a night of heated clashes with police in one of the wor...
06:14 2019-09-08

Police fire tear gas in busy shopping district in new Hong Kong clashes Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at protesters to disperse crowds as both sides clashed for a second consecutive night in the bustling shopping d...
17:00 2019-09-07

Hong Kong police deploy water cannons as violence returns to protests The new police tactic came after the protest descended into a street battle that left a main thoroughfare littered with bricks and empty canisters of...
18:14 2019-08-25

| WATCH | Riot police deployed as Hong Kong protesters target airport Riot police fanned out across Hong Kong in a bid to thwart plans by pro-democracy protesters to target the airport in the movement's first mass mobil...
15:28 2019-09-07

Hong Kong: Police, protesters injured as peaceful march turns violent Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong's northern town of Sha Tin for a peaceful march that turned violent Sunday after pol...
07:00 2019-07-15

Hong Kong Police Draw Protester Rage, but Beijing Doesn't Think They're Tough Enough Hong Kong’s police are caught between a local population that accuses them of inflaming protests by using excessive force and mainland authorities wh...
14:42 2019-08-08

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas At Protesters Armed With Petrol Bombs Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to break up protesters throwing petrol bombs near the Legislative Council building and in...
14:00 2019-09-15

Hong Kong police break up protests as summer of discontent shows no sign of let-up Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Friday to clear renewed protests outside a subway station on the densely populated Kowloon peni...
20:56 2019-09-06

Hong Kong’s Airport Devolves Into Chaos as Riot Police Clash With Protesters (HONG KONG) — Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong’s airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where...
22:56 2019-08-13

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon to disperse protests Police fired round after round of tear gas as protesters took cover behind umbrellas between the local headquarters of China's People's Lib...
13:14 2019-08-31

| WATCH | Hong Kong police arrest activists as mass rally called-off Prominent democracy activists were arrested in a dragnet across Hong Kong - a move described by rights groups as a well-worn tactic deployed by Beiji...
21:42 2019-08-30

‘Chaotic’ video shows Hong Kong police using batons, tear gas against protesters While many demonstrators remained peaceful, pockets of protesters charged police with umbrellas. Police responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and b...
00:56 2019-06-13

Chinese media deny police plans to intervene at Hong Kong border China is denying claims its troops amassed near Hong Kong are signs of a plan to intervene in the ongoing protests in the special administrative regi...
20:14 2019-07-31

Materials used to make Molotov cocktails found in Hong Kong police raid Eight people have been arrested in Hong Kong, including the leader of a banned pro-independence party, for possession of offensive weapons and suspec...
08:42 2019-08-02

Police and protesters clash amid huge democracy march in Hong Kong Riot police fire teargas after protesters ignore orders to restrict rally boundariesPolice and demonstrators have clashed after hundreds of thousands...
23:28 2019-07-21

Hong Kong protesters, police clash as demonstrations target Chinese traders Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of ...
18:14 2019-07-13

Hong Kong Officer Fires Shot, and Police Use Water Cannons at Protest The police drew their pistols and unleashed rounds of tear gas at protesters, who threw bricks and firebombs, as a weekend of violence followed nearl...
22:56 2019-08-25

Hong Kong police seize huge explosives cache ahead of rallies One man has been arrested after "very powerful" explosives were found at a storage unit used by a pro-independence group. Weeks of sometimes violent ...
20:00 2019-07-20

UPDATE 3-Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to und...
03:00 2019-08-20

UPDATE 2-Twitter, Facebook accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to und...
23:28 2019-08-19

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds storm government building and spray paint walls as extradition bill demonstrations turn violent Hundreds of activists in Hong Kong smashed their way into one of the territory's main government buildings and spray painted the walls as they protes...
18:56 2019-07-01

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspend...
12:14 2019-06-29

Chinese Police Give Reason for Detaining Hong Kong Resident; Friends Are Skeptical Chinese police alleged that a British consulate employee from Hong Kong, detained during a business trip to the mainland earlier this month, had comm...
21:14 2019-08-22

Hong Kong protesters clash with riot police armed with pepper spray at airport More than 100 flights were canceled at Hong Kong International Airport Tuesday as thousands of demonstrators flooded the airport’s main terminal for ...
11:28 2019-08-14

Violence Flares in Hong Kong As Protesters and Police Clash After Anti-Surveilance Rally (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the su...
18:28 2019-08-24

After scuffles, Hong Kong police warn protesters to refrain from violence, leave scene Hong Kong police appealed to protesters on Saturday to refrain from violence and leave the area after scuffles in the town of Sheung Shui, where thou...
18:14 2019-07-13

Hong Kong airport returns to calm, after riot police clashed with protesters earlier Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where the demonstrators ha...
08:00 2019-08-14

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets, tear gas as protests descend into chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in running clashes with protesters late on Sunday amid chaotic scenes as anger over an extradition...
21:00 2019-07-21

Hong Kong police fire tear gas to disperse protesters in fresh wave of clashes Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters late on Sunday in the latest wave of violence to roil the financial center, hours after a larg...
17:14 2019-07-21

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, rubber bullets as strikes paralyze city Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets in fresh clashes with protesters after a general strike caused transport chaos on Monday, and as n...
16:42 2019-08-05

Police repeatedly fire tear gas on protesters as confrontation turns violent in Hong Kong Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Wednesday with large crowds of protesters gathering around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed debate on ...
12:56 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Police Accountability, Full Withdrawal of Extradition Bill Organizers say hundreds of thousands of protesters withstood sweltering heat in Hong Kong Sunday to join in the seventh consecutive week of mass demo...
16:14 2019-07-21

Hong Kong police briefly turn water cannon on protesters, fire tear gas Hong Kong police briefly fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to force back brick-throwing protesters on Sunday after violent clashes a day ear...
12:42 2019-08-25

Hong Kong Police Fire Rubber Bullets As Protests Turn To Violent Chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
14:00 2019-06-12

‘Mulan’ star Liu Yifei’s support for Hong Kong police sparks Disney boycott Disney doesn’t need this right now. Nor do protesters in Hong Kong, who for months have been embroiled in a government boycott. They’re u...
11:14 2019-08-17

As Protests Rage, Hong Kong Police Storm Subway With Batons, Pepper Spray (HONG KONG) — Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the streets on Saturday, while police st...
22:28 2019-08-31

A Rift Reportedly Opens Between Hong Kong Prosecutors and Police as Protests Continue Unabated The head of Hong Kong Court Prosecutors Association has reportedly taken the extraordinary step of accusing the police of lying, potentially opening ...
12:42 2019-09-03

WRAPUP 8-Hong Kong police turn water cannon on protesters, fire tear gas Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon amid running battles with brick-throwing protesters in driving rain on Sunday after violent clashes ...
16:14 2019-08-25

Violence erupts at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters Violence erupted as riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night.      ...
21:42 2019-08-13

Police reportedly go undercover as protesters in Hong Kong, fire tear gas into enclosed subway Video clips show armed officers wearing black tops and gas masks emerging from crowds and allegedly violently restraining protesters on the ground us...
05:28 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Protesters Bring Airport to Standstill as Anger Grows Over Police Violence Outbound travel was suspended at Hong Kong’s international airport Monday afternoon as thousands of black-clad protesters flooded the terminal,...
13:42 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protesters are using lasers to distract and confuse. Police are shining lights right back. Demonstrators point lasers at surveillance cameras to avoid being identified by facial-recognition software, and police use lights to identify protes...
22:14 2019-08-01

Fate of 24 arrested Hong Kong protesters hangs in balance as anger turns on police Hong Kong protesters have managed to pull off an unlikely victory, forcing the city's Beijing-appointed leader to suspend an extradition bill that wo...
11:28 2019-06-21

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in running battles after protesters trash legislature Hong Kong police fired tear gas early on Tuesday to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters, some of whom had stormed and ransacked the city's legisl...
01:56 2019-07-02

| WATCH | Hong Kong reels from worst clashes in months as protesters battle police Hong Kong is reeling from some of the worst clashes to rock the city in months after hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurled petrol bombs at police ...
13:56 2019-09-01

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping district on Sunday, after demonstrators had rallied at t...
19:14 2019-09-08

Hong Kong protesters clash with police, angry at lack of prosecutions after subway mob attack Thousands of Hong Kong residents held a sometimes scrappy anti-government protest on Wednesday at a suburban subway station that was attacked by a mo...
23:14 2019-08-21

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannons in violent clash with protesters Fires flared on the streets of Hong Kong Saturday after protesters who defied a ban to march through the city threw Molotov cocktails in a face off w...
20:56 2019-08-31

Hong Kong protests: Violence escalates as police hit protesters with batons in metro station Parts of the Hong Kong metro system ground to a halt after violence escalated between police and protesters as months of unrest in the former British...
19:00 2019-09-01

Hong Kong protests: police fire teargas at demonstrators in triad-linked district March through Tsuen Wan after 29 protesters arrested in overnight clashesPolice have fired teargas at protesters after tens of thousands of people po...
17:00 2019-08-25

Hong Kong police drew their guns and fired a warning shot after being chased by protesters Associated Press Hong Kong policemen drew their guns and fired a warning shot amid violent protests in Tsuen Wan on Sunday, reported the AP. Earlier...
22:00 2019-08-25

Hong Kong police call protesters 'illegal, irrational and unreasonable' over siege of headquarters Hong Kong police on Saturday condemned protesters that surrounded its headquarters as "illegal, irrational and unreasonable" as tensions over the cit...
11:01 2019-06-22

Amid Tear Gas and New Clashes With Police, Hong Kong Protestors Pull Down Chinese Flag HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters and authorities clashed in Hong Kong again on Saturday, as demonstrators removed a Chinese national flag from its p...
21:00 2019-08-03

Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say they want to begin clearing streets of protesters after letting them stay all night. . The post Hong Kong polic...
02:14 2019-06-17

Global Times says reporter held by demonstrators at Hong Kong airport, rescued by police A reporter from China's Global Times was seized by demonstrators at Hong Kong airport on Tuesday but was rescued by police, the newspaper's editor in...
22:00 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters and forced it to postpone a second round of debate on a controversial law ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets; Protesters shield with umbrellas Police arrested 13 people, including protest organizer Max Chung, and 24 people were taken to the hospital as Hong Kong protests continue.  ...
03:42 2019-08-01

Protesters clash with police, chant 'liberate Hong Kong' as unrest continues for 10th week Hong Kong police fired tear gas and charged with batons, marking a shift in tactics during a tenth straight weekend of unrest in the former British c...
23:42 2019-08-11

Hong Kong riot police, armed with pepper spray and batons, clash with protesters at airport Police intervened after protesters seized a suspected undercover officer from China, adding to chaos that forced the airport to cancel flights for a ...
23:14 2019-08-13

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon after protesters hurl petrol bombs Thousands of Hong Kong protesters have returned to the streets marking the 15th consecutive weekend of mass demonstrations. Follow here for the lates...
14:28 2019-09-15

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
13:28 2019-06-12

Hong Kong commercial centers paralyzed as protesters, police exchange petrol bombs and tear gas Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday and pro-democracy protesters threw petrol bombs in the latest in a series of chaotic cla...
07:28 2019-09-01

Riot police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters in seventh week of mass marches Riot police fired tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong Sunday evening after tens of thousands took to the street for the seventh consecutive weekend a...
18:14 2019-07-21

| WATCH | Hong Kong police say violent protesters forced use of water cannon, warning shot Hong Kong police say they were forced to fire water cannon and a warning shot to fend off "extremely violent" demonstrators, as months of pro-democra...
20:00 2019-08-26

Hong Kong protests LIVE: Violent clashes as riot police descend on airport during second day of disruption Violent clashes have broken out after riot police descended on Hong Kong airport where protesters have caused flights to be cancelled for a second da...
21:42 2019-08-13

Hong Kong protesters have swarmed into legislature building after nightfall; police back off, avoiding confrontation HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters have swarmed into legislature building after nightfall; police back off, avoiding confrontation. The post Hong ...
15:14 2019-07-01

Protesters storm Hong Kong legislative chamber; police fire tear gas to break siege Combative protesters in Hong Kong oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.  ...
22:00 2019-07-01

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradi...
19:28 2019-06-13

Hong Kong extradition bill debate delayed as police reveal they used over 150 rounds of tear gas on protesters The debate over Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill that has fueled massive and sometimes violent protests was delayed for a second time on Th...
20:00 2019-06-13

Chinese state media urge action, voice support for Hong Kong police after clashes Chinese state media called on Beijing on Wednesday to deal with protests in Hong Kong more decisively after a reporter from one of China's largest go...
13:28 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Boycott of Disney's Mulan Remake After Star's Pro-Police Comments Hong Kong is in the midst of political turmoil as anti-government protesters clash with police, and now Disney’s Mulan remake has become an unlikely ...
02:28 2019-08-18

Hong Kong protesters defy threats from Beijing, police and heavy rain for yet another huge march  This is now the 11th week of protests here in Hong Kong, which are reaching what demonstrators believe to be a tipping point amid an intensifying cra...
11:42 2019-08-18

Police launch tear gas, protesters throw eggs as Hong Kong protest turns violent Walking in sweltering heat, Hong Kong protesters dressed in black carried a large banner that read “Independent Inquiry for Rule of Law.”...
02:28 2019-07-22

Hong Kong protests: Riot police hit the streets after thousands march through city for latest demonstration Riot police took to the streets of Hong Kong today after thousands of schoolteachers marched through the Chinese territory in the latest weekend of p...
00:56 2019-08-18

Hong Kong: Riot police block airport demonstrators as protests continue despite extradition bill withdrawal Riot police patrolled Hong Kong's airport as authorities blocked protesters from gathering at the busy transport hub in continued demonstrations acro...
23:14 2019-09-07

Hong Kong police fire tear gas to evict protesters from parliament building as violent riots intensify Hong Kong police have fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters from the city's legislature just hours after the building was stormed...
04:00 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the contro...
17:42 2019-06-21

Chinese state media urge action, voice support for Hong Kong police after overnight clashes "Using the sword of the law to stop violence and restore order is overwhelmingly the most important and urgent task for Hong Kong!" a front-page comm...
08:00 2019-08-14

Hong Kong police draw guns, fire tear gas and water cannons in latest protest violence The confrontations were the latest violence in a summer of protests that have shaken the city's government and residents. Police also brought out wat...
18:42 2019-08-25

Hong Kong protest escalation: Tear gas, water cannons and a police officer firing a warning shot The tension between law enforcement and pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong escalated over the weekend as police used tear gas, deployed water c...
05:56 2019-08-27

Hong Kong Police Draw Weapons, Deploy Water Cannons in Latest Night of Violent Protests (HONG KONG) — Police in Hong Kong drew their guns Sunday night after a small group of protesters attacked officers with sticks and rods, and us...
17:56 2019-08-25

ABC offices raided by Australian police A police search of Australian public broadcaster ABC was in connection to an article about possible war crimes in Afghanistan. It was the second such...
11:56 2019-06-05

Hong Kong protests: Police threaten protesters with guns and water cannons as both sides pass the blame for violence A policeman has fired a gunshot in Hong Kong, the first time a live round has been used to warn demonstrators since anti-government protests broke ou...
02:14 2019-08-27

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Disney film after lead actress voices support for police force Protesters in Hong Kong have taken aim at a new target amid calls for political reform after actress Crystal Liu took to social media to voice her su...
02:00 2019-08-17

Hong Kong police deploy water cannons amid clashes with protesters in 15th consecutive weekend of unrest The streets of downtown Hong Kong turned into the site of clashes between protesters and police on Sunday as the political turmoil continues in the g...
00:56 2019-09-16

Hong Kong latest: Officers fire tear gas and flood streets in riot gear at hundreds of protesters gather outside police station There were more scenes of chaos today in Hong Kong as police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside a police station in Ko...
17:42 2019-08-14

Russian police raid offices, homes of Putin critics Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny's team said Thursday Russian police have raided his regional offices and homes of dozens of his staff and ...
23:00 2019-09-12

Hong Kong airport protest: Riot police clash with demonstrators as airport crippled for a second day Riot police armed with pepper spray and swinging batons clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong airport as departing flights were suspende...
21:42 2019-08-13

Australian press say police raids of news offices have ‘dangerous implications’ Australian police have recently begun to crack down on the leak of confidential information to media outlets in a move that many are calling an affro...
21:56 2019-06-05

ABC vows to continue reporting 'without fear' after police raid Sydney offices Broadcaster’s managing director says AFP raid over 2017’s The Afghan Files series ‘raises legitimate concerns over freedom of the press’The ABC has v...
15:00 2019-06-05

Russia: Police raid offices, homes tied to Navalny, protests Opposition organizers have said 150 raids were carried out by over 1,000 police officers. The raids were decried as an "act of intimidation" meant to...
17:28 2019-09-12

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, ‘UNComplicated’ airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update A recap of Thursday’s top stories: UN Chief’s global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ towards SDGs; Guterres ...
01:28 2019-09-13

Australian police raid ABC offices in Sydney, one day after NewsCorp journalist's home was raided Australia’s media industry is bracing for more “heavy-handed” raids by the Federal Police, following the searches of the ABC [Australian Broadcasting...
18:56 2019-06-05

As Police Investigate Threats To Twitch Offices, Employees Told To Work From Home After multiple threats were sent to Twitch’s offices in San Francisco, California, the company has asked employees to work from home for the day. Pol...
21:42 2019-08-07

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug breakthrough, French fighters face Iraq execution; Europe pushed on stranded migrants and Aden update Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; break...
03:42 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-Amazon to shut restaurant delivery service in U.S. Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would end its U.S. restaurant food delivery service on June 24, giving in to intense competition from GrubHub Inc, ...
22:56 2019-06-11

UPDATE 4-Sephora to shut U.S. stores for diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices for an hour on Wednesday to conduct di...
23:56 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-Exxon says production shut at Hibernia oil platform after power outage Production is shut down at the 220,000-barrel-per-day Hibernia oil platform off the coast of eastern Canada, Hibernia's largest shareholder ExxonMobi...
23:28 2019-08-19

UPDATE 3-Sephora to shut U.S. stores for diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices for an hour on Wednesday to conduct di...
22:14 2019-06-03

REFILE-UPDATE 3-William Hill to shut 700 British betting shops after curbs William Hill plans to cut about a third of its betting shops and jobs in Britain after the government slashed the maximum stake permitted on fixed-od...
14:42 2019-07-04

UPDATE 1-U.S. oil producers shut offshore output as storm forms in Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil prices climbed 3% on Wednesday as more major oil producers shut production and withdrew staff from offshore platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Me...
17:00 2019-07-10

Police in Brazil shut down factory making fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis Father and son accused of offering the cars on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 – a fraction of the price of the real thingPolice in Brazil say th...
03:00 2019-07-17

Brazil Police Shut Down a Factory Making Fake Ferraris and ‘Shamborghinis’ (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brazilian police say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis. A...
06:56 2019-07-17

'Shut up': 911 dispatcher scolded drowning woman during her final moments, police say Debra Stevens drowned while she was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher Saturday after flash floods swept her away. Police said they were working to "...
18:56 2019-08-31

Hong Kongers rally against government under stormy skies Thousands of school teachers joined an 11th weekend of anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Saturday, as shops pulled down their shutters and bra...
01:14 2019-08-18

UPDATE 3-U.S. government contractors to get first look at Huawei ban on Wednesday The White House Office of Management and Budget is slated on Wednesday to release an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunication...
19:56 2019-08-07

UPDATE 2-U.S. government contractors to get first look at Huawei ban on Wednesday The White House Office of Management and Budget is slated on Wednesday to release an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunication...
18:14 2019-08-07

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, a...
13:14 2019-06-15

Why Hong Kong’s bid for the LSE must struggle The bid by HKEX for the London Stock Exchange is bold and has scale on its side, but faces regulatory barriers – and the fact the LSE has a different...
15:42 2019-09-16

Hong Kong’s Autonomy Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
06:56 2019-06-10

Why Hong Kong Is Still Protesting and Where It May Go Next What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challe...
01:28 2019-08-07

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solut...
05:14 2019-08-23

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' and 'should have done better' Hong Kong's leader has given her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said she will scrap the bi...
11:42 2019-06-18

Why Hong Kong is protesting Hong Kong is facing a major political crisis as it heads into a 10th week of mass demonstrations. What started as a movement against a controversial ...
07:14 2019-08-14

What do the Hong Kong protesters want? The territory has been rocked by protests ending in violent clashes with police. Demonstrators have five key demandsHong Kong has been rocked by prot...
20:28 2019-08-13

Why Hong Kong’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has grown into a broader challeng...
10:14 2019-09-05

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city regularly displays its penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations forced the local...
05:00 2019-07-02

What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s...
13:14 2019-08-16

Traveling to Hong Kong? Here's what you need to know Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and p...
14:56 2019-08-16

How Hong Kong Can Save Itself Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on de...
00:14 2019-08-09

Hong Kongers stage more anti-government protests, braving storms Thousands of Hong Kongers including many teachers took part in more anti-government rallies on Saturday, braving thunderstorms to march past shops sh...
14:28 2019-08-17

Draymond Green Wants It Known That He Did Not Scuffle With Drake Raptors super fan and legendary cornball Drake was an unusually subdued presence during Game 1 of the NBA Finals in Toronto, perhaps because he got a...
22:00 2019-05-31

Hong Kong protesters have a new anthem Mid Autumn Festival is typically celebrated with lanterns, lion dances and mooncakes, but this year Hong Kong is adding a more recent tradition: prot...
01:00 2019-09-14

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent ...
15:14 2019-07-10

Why are Hong Kong protesters at the airport? HKG, Hong Kong's international airport, is one of the busiest in Asia. And it had emerged as a key protest target before today's mass gathering, as a...
21:42 2019-08-13

Beijing says it won't allow Hong Kong to be brought up at G20 A top Chinese Foreign Ministry official said Beijing would "not allow" the Hong Kong protests to be brought up at the G20 meeting in Osaka beginning ...
20:42 2019-06-27

Hong Kong Paralyzed by Strike Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said the city was becoming dangerous and unstable, condemning violent protests in her first public comments in two week...
05:56 2019-08-05

The Hong Kong Protests, Explained The Hong Kong protests arose out of a seemingly-innocuous bill, exposing longstanding tensions between residents of the quasi-independent city and Be...
05:42 2019-08-15

Hong Kong’s Lam says she’d quit if she could: report Carrie Lam, the embattled chief executive of Hong Kong, on Monday said she would “quit” if she could and said she caused “unforgivable havoc,” Reuter...
08:42 2019-09-03

Then and Now: 79 Days of Protest in Hong Kong It has been 79 days since an estimated one million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to join a protest that kicked off a summer of upheaval, an...
22:00 2019-08-27

Hong Kong: ‘Revolution is war, and no war is without bloodshed’ Anger is rising as the government crackdown intensifies, and protesters say they are prepared for confrontation and sacrificeRyan Lee, a 27-year-old ...
07:56 2019-09-01

Hong Kong Protests: Why It's a "BUY" Signal Protests in Hong Kong have now entered their 2nd month. The mainstream investment world is worried. Is it time to sell the Hang Seng and Shanghai Com...
21:42 2019-08-26

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally l...
18:56 2019-06-12

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit? Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and p...
18:28 2019-08-16

Trouble in Hong Kong: What Stocks Can Tell You About What's Next Hong Kong protests have been in the news lately. Analysts often blame any trouble in the stock market on the trouble in the streets -- but in Hong Ko...
23:28 2019-06-19

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the countr...
12:56 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened t...
16:42 2019-06-21

Why Hong Kong’s Still Protesting and Where It May Go: QuickTake What began as a series of marches in Hong Kong against proposed legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China has erupted into a broader challe...
09:00 2019-08-30

UPDATE 1-Amazon embraces U.S. government business, despite occasional controversy The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in cont...
07:56 2019-06-11

Three stabbed in scuffle at 4th of July celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago on Thursday and more than a dozen mor...
11:42 2019-07-05

Hong Kong airport occupied by protesters Hundreds of pro-democracy activists have begun what is intended to be a three-day occupation of Hong Kong's international airport, part of a series o...
06:56 2019-08-10

Hong Kong protesters swarm Mong Kok Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march happening Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated...
13:42 2019-08-03

What the Hong Kong protests could mean for NYC real estate Dolly Lenz, number one U.S. broker by dollar amount in sales, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how New York real estate could benefit from t...
14:42 2019-09-02

That viral photo of the Hong Kong protests is not what it seems A stunning nighttime image purporting to show thousands of people amassing Sunday on the streets of Hong Kong to protest a controversial extradition ...
19:42 2019-06-19

Hong Kong tollbooths vandalized during protests A small group of what appeared to be protesters on Sunday vandalized a toll station at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel in Kowloon in Hong Kong. (Aug. 26) &...
19:14 2019-08-26

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring ...
14:28 2019-05-28

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about publi...
17:56 2019-06-13

Protesters in Hong Kong to take their message to U.S. consulate Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced concessions this week aimed at ending the protests, including formally scrapping a hugely unpopular extradition...
12:14 2019-09-08

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mas...
19:42 2019-06-11

Hong Kong’s Uprising Rattles the Mainland Smelling blood, the protesters thronged in greater numbers. Demonstrations against an extradition bill in Hong Kong swelled on June 16 even after the...
16:28 2019-06-20

U.K. Could Block Hong Kong Bid for London Exchange The U.K. government is unlikely to approve a potential $36.6 billion takeover of London Stock Exchange Group PLC by its Hong Kong rival because it fo...
01:28 2019-09-12

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what'...
01:14 2019-08-15

China says Britain has no responsibility for Hong Kong China said on Monday that Britain had no responsibility for Hong Kong and was opposed to its gesticulating about the territory, on the anniversary of...
10:42 2019-07-01

Opinion: Hong Kong unrest has no end in sight The Hong Kong government has put a controversial extradition law on ice. But the government's suspension will not solve the unrest, it only means a t...
16:14 2019-06-15

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for mor...
20:00 2019-07-05

Hong Kong still has a future as China's middleman Hong Kong has long been a conduit between China and global business and finance. Now that unique status could be under threat from the gradual erosio...
07:28 2019-07-01

What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from B...
09:42 2019-07-01

Opinion: Hong Kong and the broken promise The Special Administrative Region is in turmoil. For weeks, activists have been protesting against a now withdrawn extradition bill. But the protests...
12:28 2019-07-23

Hong Kong protests are smaller but uglier Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-governme...
00:56 2019-09-17

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most den...
08:28 2019-08-03

Sea of protesters bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled ...
23:28 2019-06-16

Next Door to Hong Kong, Little Sympathy for the Protesters Shenzhen residents are more culturally linked to Hong Kong than many in China, but conversations with citizens revealed no taste for the kind of anti...
01:56 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continu...
03:28 2019-06-17

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked ...
11:42 2019-08-31

Hong Kong protesters using offline app to get around authorities Protesters in Hong Kong are staying off the grid and making themselves harder for the authorities to trace by using a Bluetooth-based messaging app t...
01:00 2019-09-04

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil soci...
14:28 2019-07-02

Hong Kong's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the futur...
12:56 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's...
23:14 2019-07-11

Hong Kong Is Unique---China Needs It to Stay That Way Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” has always been viewed with deep ambivalence in the ultra-capitalist city and Beijing alike, but maintaining t...
14:42 2019-09-09

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspect...
13:42 2019-06-10

Hong Kong's Lennon walls - in pictures Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of political graffiti in the form of Post-it notes documenting their anger and hope,...
12:42 2019-07-11