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At Hong Kong university, a daring escape but fears of bloodshed

19 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Dozens of Hong Kong protesters staged a dramatic escape from a university campus sealed off by police on Monday by shimmying down plastic hosing from a bridge and fleeing on waiting motorbikes as the police fired projectiles. | Video

Fears of bloodshed as Hong Kong university standoff enters third day

19 Nov 2019

HONG KONG, Nov 19 Hong Kong's new police chief called for the support of all citizens to end social unrest that has disrupted the city for more than five months, while protesters remained trapped by his officers at a university for a third day on Tuesday.

Hongkongs Polizei kesselt Demonstranten in Universität ein

18 Nov 2019

Hongkong In Hongkong eskaliert die Gewalt zwischen Sicherheitskräften und Regierungsgegnern zunehmend.

Chinese soldiers help clean up Hong Kong streets, but violence flares again

16 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Police fired tear gas while protesters threw petrol bombs and fired arrows in clashes outside Hong Kong's Polytechnic University on Saturday, just hours after Chinese soldiers made a rare appearance to help clean up the city's streets. | Video

Hong Kong violence prompts reminder that China troops close at hand

12 Nov 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong police shot and critically wounded a protester and a man was set on fire on Monday in violence that prompted leader Carrie Lam to denounce "enemies of the people" and drew a chilling warning from a senior Chinese newspaper editor. | Video

Special Report: In a working-class Hong Kong neighbourhood, the protests hit home

04 Nov 2019

Hong Kong "In life, there is joy, but inevitably there is also sorrow. | Video

Hong Kong riot police teargas, chase protesters, residents jeer officers

21 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas late on Monday to disperse pro-democracy demonstrators gathered to commemorate the three-month anniversary of an assault by more than 100 men on protesters, commuters and journalists. | Video

Chinese soldiers in Hong Kong warn protesters as emergency rules fail to quell unrest

06 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Chinese soldiers issued a warning to Hong Kong protesters on Sunday who shone lasers at their barracks in the city, in the first direct interaction with mainland military forces in four months of anti-government demonstrations. | Video

Explainer: Hong Kong's controversial anti-mask ban and emergency regulations

04 Oct 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam on Friday invoked colonial-era emergency powers for the first time in more than 50 years in a dramatic move intended to quell escalating violence in the Chinese-ruled city.

EXPLAINER-Hong Kong's anti-mask ban and emergency regulations

04 Oct 2019

HONG KONG, Oct 4 Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam on Friday invoked colonial-era emergency powers for the first time in more than 50 years in a dramatic move intended to quell escalating violence in the Chinese-ruled city.

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