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Hong Kong's black-clad protesters target Beijing's representative office

1:27pm BST

HONG KONG Thousands of protesters descended on China's representative office in Hong Kong on Sunday, as anger over an extradition bill morphs into a fresh front against what many see as a broader erosion of freedoms by the city's political masters in Beijing. | Video

From 'Asia's finest' to 'black dogs': Hong Kong police under pressure

17 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's vaunted police force is facing a crisis of confidence and leadership amid the city's worsening political tensions, according to serving and retired officers, politicians and security analysts. | Video

Hong Kong protesters, police clash as demonstrations target Chinese traders

14 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong protesters clashed with police on Saturday in a town near the boundary with mainland China where thousands rallied against the presence of Chinese traders, seizing on another grievance following major unrest over an extradition bill. | Video

From Iron Lady to lame duck: Hong Kong leader's departure seen as mere matter of time

10 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's apologies and explanations for a doomed extradition bill have failed to quell political tension and her departure is now seen by many in the Chinese-ruled city as merely a matter of time in a drawn-out, long goodbye.

Exclusive: China's PLA signals it will keep Hong Kong-based troops in barracks

09 Jul 2019

HONG KONG/WASHINGTON The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs – an apparent signal that they will stay in their barracks amid renewed political upheaval. | Video

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it

01 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party.

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it

01 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party.

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it

01 Jul 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party.

Governing Hong Kong: the poisoned chalice of politics

20 Jun 2019

HONG KONG When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of the city's free-wheeling citizens against the demand for control from the Communist Party in Beijing. | Video

Governing Hong Kong - the poisoned chalice of politics

20 Jun 2019

HONG KONG When Carrie Lam was selected for Hong Kong's top job two years ago, she pledged to "unite and move forward", a sign she would balance the desires of the city's free-wheeling citizens against the demand for control from the Communist Party in Beijing. | Video

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