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Hong Kong reopens after weekend of clashes, protests

17 Sep 2019

HONG KONG 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 bullets at protesters who blocked roads and threw petrol bombs outside government headquarters.

UPDATE 11-Hong Kong police fire tear gas, blue water jets at petrol-bomb throwing protesters

15 Sep 2019

HONG KONG, Sept 15 Hong Kong police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas to break up protesters throwing petrol bombs and bricks near the Legislative Council building and central government offices on Sunday, the latest in weeks of sometimes violent unrest.

Lantern-waving Hong Kong protesters take to hills, as leader pledges housing reform

13 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters took to the hills to form flashlight-carrying human chains on Friday, using the colourful Mid-Autumn Festival as a backdrop to the latest in more than three months of sometimes violent demonstrations.

Hong Kong protesters plan busy Mid-Autumn Festival

12 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong activists plan to combine pro-democracy protests with traditional lantern celebrations marking the Mid-Autumn Festival this weekend, after a brief lull in sometimes violent demonstrations that have rocked the Chinese-ruled city since June. | Video

Hong Kong protests combine with Mid-Autumn lantern celebrations

12 Sep 2019

HONG KONG, Sept 12 Hong Kong activists will combine anti-government protests with lantern celebrations marking the Mid-Autumn Festival this weekend after a brief lull in sometimes violent demonstrations which have rocked the Chinese-ruled city since June.

Hong Kong protesters hit pause in memory of September 11

12 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese state newspaper report that they were planning "massive terror" in the Chinese-ruled city.

Hong Kong protesters hit pause to mark Sept. 11 attacks

11 Sep 2019

HONG KONG, Sept 11 Hong Kong activists called off protests on Wednesday in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and denounced a Chinese state newspaper report that they were planning "massive terror" in the Chinese-ruled city.

Hong Kong children form chains of protest as economic worries grow

09 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hundreds of uniformed school students, many wearing masks, formed human chains in districts across Hong Kong on Monday in support of anti-government protesters after another weekend of clashes in the Chinese-ruled city. | Video

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump

08 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping district on Sunday, after demonstrators had rallied at the U.S. Consulate calling for help in bringing democracy to the Chinese-ruled city. | Video

Hong Kong police break up protests as summer of discontent shows no sign of let-up

06 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Friday to clear renewed protests outside a subway station on the densely populated Kowloon peninsula, the latest clashes in 14 weeks of sometimes violent anti-government unrest. | Video

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