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Hong Kong protests turn to violent clashes in multiple towns

6:55pm BST

HONG KONG Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters on Saturday after pro-China groups pulled down some of the "Lennon Walls" of anti-government messages posted in the Chinese-ruled city in more than three months of unrest. | Video

Hong Kong protesters boo Chinese anthem, as leader warns against interference

10 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Anti-government protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months spread to the sports field on Tuesday, as many local fans defied Chinese law to boo the country's national anthem ahead of a soccer World Cup qualifier against Iran. | Video

Hong Kong leader pulls extradition bill, but too little too late, say some

05 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward from a "highly vulnerable and dangerous" place and find solutions. | Video

Hongkongs Regierungschefin zieht Auslieferungsgesetz zurück

04 Sep 2019

Hongkong/Berlin Hongkongs Regierungschefin Carrie Lam hat sich den seit Monaten anhaltenden Protesten gebeugt und das umstrittene Auslieferungsgesetz zurückgenommen.

Insider - Hongkongs Regierung will Auslieferungsgesetz zurückziehen

04 Sep 2019

Hongkong Hongkongs Regierungschefin Carrie Lam hat sich den seit Monaten anhaltenden Protesten gebeugt und die formelle Rücknahme des umstrittenen Auslieferungsgesetzes angekündigt.

Special Report: Hong Kong leader says she would 'quit' if she could, fears her ability to resolve crisis now 'very limited'

03 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused "unforgivable havoc" by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, according to an audio recording of remarks she made last week to a group of businesspeople. | Video

RPT-SPECIAL REPORT-Hong Kong leader says she would 'quit' if she could, fears her ability to resolve crisis now 'very limited'

03 Sep 2019

HONG KONG, Sept 2 Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she has caused "unforgivable havoc" by igniting the political crisis engulfing the city and would quit if she had a choice, according to an audio recording of remarks she made last week to a group of businesspeople.

Exclusive: Amid crisis, China rejected Hong Kong plan to appease protesters - sources

30 Aug 2019

HONG KONG Earlier this summer, Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters' five key demands and found that withdrawing a contentious extradition bill could help defuse the mounting political crisis in the territory. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-Amid crisis, China rejected Hong Kong plan to appease protesters - sources

30 Aug 2019

* Hong Kong submitted report to high level of Chinese government (Updates to recast paragraph 6)

EXCLUSIVE-Amid crisis, China rejected Hong Kong plan to appease protesters - sources

30 Aug 2019

* Hong Kong submitted report to high level of Chinese government

World News

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran.