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Hong Kong police fire tear gas in running battles after protesters trash legislature

02 Jul 2019

HONG KONG 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 legislature hours earlier on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule. | Video

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests

01 Jul 2019

HONG KONG 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-suspended bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China. | Video

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters rally again near government offices

28 Jun 2019

HONG KONG More than 1,000 people, mostly students dressed in black, rallied outside government offices in Hong Kong on Friday as protests over a controversial extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese-ruled city into turmoil showed no signs of let-up.

Fresh protests hit Hong Kong as activists seek voice at G20

27 Jun 2019

HONG KONG Protesters in Hong Kong blocked roads and forced workers to leave the justice secretary's offices on Thursday in the latest unrest to rock the city over an extradition bill that has now been suspended. | Video

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city

26 Jun 2019

HONG KONG Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gathering for this week's G20 summit to back their demand to scrap a much criticised extradition bill. | Video

Black-clad, anti-extradition protesters flood streets of Hong Kong

21 Jun 2019

HONG KONG Thousands of demonstrators blockaded police headquarters on Friday as Asia's leading financial centre braced itself for a third weekend of mass protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese-ruled city into crisis. | Video

Fate of 24 arrested Hong Kong protesters hangs in balance as anger turns on police

21 Jun 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong protesters have managed to pull off an unlikely victory, forcing the city's Beijing-appointed leader to suspend an extradition bill that would have allowed individuals to be sent to China for trial. | Video

Fate of 24 arrested Hong Kong protesters hangs in balance as anger turns on police

21 Jun 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong protesters have managed to pull off an unlikely victory, forcing the city's Beijing-appointed leader to suspend an extradition bill that would have allowed individuals to be sent to China for trial.

Corrected: 'Sing Hallelujah to the Lord' an unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests

20 Jun 2019

(Corrects to say song originated from Christian, not Catholic groups) | Video

'Sing Hallelujah to the Lord' an unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests

20 Jun 2019

(This June 18 story corrects to say song originated from Christian, not Catholic groups) | Video

World News

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies aged 72

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday, the day he had been expected to announce he would step down early because of an illness that had visibly weakened him over the past year.