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World leaders call for calm, talks as Hong Kong braces for more protests

Police and protesters faced off again on the streets of the financial hub overnight, with riot officers quickly firing tear gas as their response to demonstrators hardens...

World leaders call for calm, talks as Hong Kong braces for more protests

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Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most den...
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Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as tensions mount Members of China's paramilitary police practiced crowd control in a stadium near Hong Kong as the city prepared for a new wave of protests. Activists...
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Calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legisl...
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Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as marchers set to defy police ban Hong Kong protesters readied to take to the streets again on Sunday, defying a police ban on marches in the Chinese-controlled territory and continui...
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Tense calm returns to Hong Kong after protests erupt into violence A tense calm descended on Hong Kong early on Tuesday, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who had stormed the legisl...
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Hong Kong braces for huge protests on anniversary of China handover – live Anti-Beijing protesters block key streets as key date marking 1997 transition coincides with anger about controversial extradition lawFull story: Ant...
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Normal operations resume at Hong Kong airport as city braces for more protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said normal flight operations would resume on Thursday after pro-democracy protests forced the cancellation of nearly 1...
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Hong Kong police make fresh arrests, city braces for further protests Hong Kong police said on Sunday they arrested more than 20 people after violent clashes with anti-government protesters overnight, as the Chinese-con...
04:00, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong braces for more protests as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radica...
13:17, 2019-06-11

Emotional Hong Kong Leader Urges Calm Amid Protests, Airport Reopens Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that ...
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Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Appeals for Calm in the Wake of Violent Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong was struggling to come to terms this morning with the violent ransacking of the legislature on July 1—the 22nd anniversary of the for...
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As protests expand reach, Hong Kong residents demand right to vote for leaders Organizers rallied demonstrators around calls for universal suffrage, the latest indication of how the movement has grown to include broader demands ...
16:51, 2019-07-14

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
18:17, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam condemns 'use of extreme violence' as calm returns to streets Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam condemned what she called the "extreme use of violence and vandalism" by protesters who stormed the city's legislature ye...
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Hong Kong protesters appeal to world leaders Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of t...
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Hong Kong protesters urge world leaders to support them at G20 summit Hong Kong protesters are appealing for foreign support in their fight for political freedom, calling on world leaders to act ahead of the summit of t...
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Hong Kong activist Wong: World leaders 'must' raise our eroding freedoms at G-20 Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said Friday that G-20 leaders meeting in Japan can help protect the city's freedoms by ra...
12:00, 2019-06-28

Hong Kong Protesters Release a Video Appeal to World Leaders Meeting at the G20 Summit In a video appeal, a Hong Kong pro-democracy party urged world leaders assembling today at the G20 Summit to push China on a controversial bill that ...
10:17, 2019-06-28

Eighth Busiest Airport in the World Shuts Down For Second Day Over Pro-Democracy Protests in Hong Kong Hong Kong International Airport has been shut down for the second time in two days after pro-democracy protests disrupted normal operations. The airp...
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Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence ove...
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| Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy...
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Hong Kong braces for second mass rally as protesters keep pressure on Carrie Lam Chief executive’s suspension of work on extraditions bill rejected by protest leaders as not enoughHong Kong is bracing for another mass rally on Sun...
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Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: City Braces for More Demonstrations A march was planned against an unpopular extradition bill, one day after the government agreed to postpone a vote and less than a week after protests...
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Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against...
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Hong Kong braces for huge rally as China condemns US 'gross interference' More than 100,000 people are expected to hold rally after police denied permission for marchHong Kong is bracing for a fresh rally by more than 100,0...
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"Calm Down," Emotional Hong Kong Leader Urges Protesters; Airport Reopens Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam said city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that she ...
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Hong Kong Braces For Typhoon Wipha; Schools, Financial Markets Shut Early Hong Kong today raised a tropical cyclone signal 8, its third highest level, as schools and financial markets closed and office workers left work ear...
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Hong Kong airport returns to calm, after riot police clashed with protesters earlier Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where the demonstrators ha...
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Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G-20 Leaders for Help Beijing has said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the Group of 20 summit meeting. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backin...
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What Happens Next in the Hong Kong Protests Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong rolled into their 11th week, but things took a dramatic turn after protestors decided to occupy Hong Kong’s...
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2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory h...
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Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests Hong Kong began another volatile weekend on Saturday, with anti-government protests taking place across the city, including one at the international ...
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Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissen...
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Hong Kong protests: Will Beijing step in? Leader Carrie Lam has admitted defeat over her extradition bill, but opponents want her gone. With protests to continue, will Beijing intervene? DW's...
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Hong Kong protests: 'We are fighting against a dictatorship' Sunday's anti-extradition bill protest drew record numbers. Talking to DW, one prominent opposition activist expressed hope that people would continu...
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China is blaming the US for Hong Kong protests The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hon...
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20:51, 2019-06-19

Hong Kong protests: 'This discontent is really about China' More than a million Hong Kongers have taken to the streets to protest against a Beijing-backed extradition bill. But are the rallies more about publi...
22:00, 2019-06-13

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-styl...
17:51, 2019-07-31

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan? One of the largest social movements in Hong Kong's history has also fueled more anti-Beijing sentiment in Taiwan. Do the protests serve as a warning ...
01:34, 2019-07-24

More Than 100 Flights Cancelled In Hong Kong Amid Protests More than 100 flights were cancelled in Hong Kong on Monday morning with airport authorities warning passengers of potential disruption, as pro-democ...
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Hong Kong protests: Police in no mood for compromise now The Hong Kong police have been slammed by the protest groups for being too violent and then criticised from above for being too weak; in the last 24 ...
21:51, 2019-08-11

Hong Kong Protests: Demonstrators Block Roads Thousands of people occupied roads around Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Wednesday, defiantly protesting a bill that would permit extradition to ...
04:51, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong readies for more protests on handover anniversary Thousands of people have rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory readies for another day of protests on the anniv...
13:51, 2019-06-30

Hong Kong protests expand to oppose China, with no end near What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed and the role of the C...
04:34, 2019-07-17

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closu...
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Hong Kong protests: airport suspends flights for second day Hundreds of demonstrators stage new rally a day after shutdown at key transport hub Hong Kong’s airport authority has suspended flights for a second ...
13:34, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong airport cancels flights due to protests A protest at the arrivals terminal of Hong Kong's airport has prompted authorities to cancel all flights for the remainder of the day. Protesters ral...
13:51, 2019-08-12

How house prices are linked to Hong Kong's protests One of the big things behind the protests in Hong Kong is the "terrible affordability" of housing in the city, which is upsetting young people and th...
10:17, 2019-07-23

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify Hong Kong Protests Protesters in gas masks flooding the streets of Hong Kong might hope U.S. President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure against the former British colo...
19:17, 2019-06-13

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.   ...
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How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify the Hong Kong Protests Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow that would undermine confid...
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Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medi...
14:34, 2019-08-16

Chinese army condemns Hong Kong protests China's military chief in Hong Kong condemned ongoing protests on the island, stating in his first public comments on the months of unrest that they ...
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Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after wide...
14:51, 2019-06-15

Flights Resume At Hong Kong Airport After Protests Flights resumed Tuesday at Hong Kong airport a day after a massive pro-democracy rally there forced the shutdown of the busy international transport ...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong police arrest 20 people after protests The first of two protests planned for Sunday has kicked off after a night of violent demonstrations. China's official news agency has warned that Bei...
13:17, 2019-08-04

Christian hymn becomes unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests HONG KONG — The Christian hymn “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord” has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong’s protests against an extradition bill t...
21:51, 2019-06-18

The Latest: No debate set for Hong Kong bill after protests A Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no time has been set aside for debate on a highly controversial extradition law that has drawn large-sc...
07:34, 2019-06-13

The Peacemaker at the Center of Hong Kong’s Turbulent Protests Roy Kwong, a 36-year-old legislator, has emerged as a hero for the city’s youth and a leading voice for moderation during the political crisis there....
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Hong Kong protests: What graffiti in the parliament conveys On Monday night, Hong Kong protesters broke into their parliamentary building, occupying the main chamber of the Legislative Council and vandalizing ...
22:00, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong police arrest 20 as protests continue On Saturday police fired multiple tear gas rounds in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, the latest escalation after...
05:34, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong Protests: Another Weekend of Demonstrations Begins A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating vio...
10:00, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was havi...
01:34, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong's police describe their side of the protests On Thursday, more than two months into the worst unrest this city has seen in decades, senior police officers invited a group of journalists to the t...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Violent protests broke out in Hong Kong — Here's what happened Large crowds of protesters gathered around the local legislature as lawmakers postponed a debate on a legal change that's been condemned by hund...
03:00, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. ...
14:51, 2019-06-14

Hong Kong's protests present a 'serious challenge': MTR chief Jacob Kam of MTR says the company respects the Hong Kong protesters' rights and freedom to express their views, but hopes they won't disrup...
23:34, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and ...
12:34, 2019-06-09

China Says Hong Kong Protests "Absolutely Intolerable" China reacted furiously on Monday to anti-government protesters vandalising the walls of its representative's office in Hong Kong and defacing the na...
13:34, 2019-07-22

| 148 arrested in Hong Kong during Monday's protests - police Hong Kong police say 148 people were arrested during running battles with protesters the day before, the largest daily toll since huge pro-democracy ...
20:51, 2019-08-06

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Others Think About the Hong Kong Protests For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low t...
19:34, 2019-07-05

Hong Kong protests continue, despite airport setback Hong Kong demonstrators marked an annual festival by gathering at local police stations to denounce the heavy-handed tactics officers used against pr...
06:51, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Keep Momentum With Weekend Protests Scuffles broke out on Sunday between protesters and police officers in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong, one day after similar clashes at another protes...
15:51, 2019-07-14

Fresh Hong Kong protests planned for Friday Calls for new demonstrations come as government fails to respond to a list of protester demandsHong Kong is braced for another round of demonstration...
18:17, 2019-06-20

Tear gas fired in Hong Kong with no end in sight to protests Police have fired tear gas in confrontations with protesters in three parts of Hong Kong, as another evening of clashes began playing out in the Asia...
15:00, 2019-08-11

Hong Kong Airport Resumes Flights After Protests Flights were departing Hong Kong airport largely on schedule on Wednesday morning, a day after pro-democracy protesters caused chaos with a disruptiv...
08:17, 2019-08-14

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control...
04:51, 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protests turn chaotic but avoid violence Protests turned chaotic Saturday but ultimately ended without violence, as Hong Kong's long summer of discontent continued to simmer for an 11th stra...
06:17, 2019-08-18

Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extrad...
14:51, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests: police arrest more than 20 after violent clashes Tense standoffs follow peaceful march with police resorting to teargas and pepper spray on third consecutive day of mass protest Demonstrators in Hon...
17:51, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong hit by more violence as protests enter 10th week Police fire teargas and beat demonstrators during fierce clashes across cityHong Kong has once more descended into violence, with police firing tearg...
07:51, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off with protesters outside ...
06:17, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong: three rallies mark 11th weekend of protests Demonstrators aim to show public support for movement remains strongThousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong, as they sought to sh...
01:17, 2019-08-18

China won’t turn Hong Kong’s protests into another Tiananmen Square. At least, not yet. 30 years after the Communist regime snuffed out a democratic uprising in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping and the rest of the leadership must wo...
13:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong airport authority cancels flights over protests All flights not yet checked in by Monday afternoon have been cancelled, authority saysHong Kong’s Airport Authority has cancelled all departure fligh...
11:17, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong protests: Is the government losing control of law and order? After dozens of protesters were beaten by a mob at a train station, experts are warning that the escalating violence between opposing camps could bec...
02:00, 2019-07-23

Hong Kong airport: Flights resume after violent protests Hong Kong airport has reopened after being shut down by two days of violent clashes between police and protesters. Airport authorities said they had ...
12:51, 2019-08-14

| Hong Kong protests: Flights suspended, tear gas fired All flights in and out of Hong Kong have been cancelled after thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded the city's airport to denounce police vio...
02:51, 2019-08-14

Alibaba delays Hong Kong listing due to protests: sources Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have s...
21:34, 2019-08-16

More Hong Kong protests planned ahead of G-20 Japan summit HONG KONG (AP) — Leaders of recent protests in Hong Kong say they plan more demonstrations for Wednesday, hoping to draw the attention of world leade...
10:00, 2019-06-24

'China is in uncharted territory with Hong Kong protests': Ai Weiwei Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has told DW that Beijing could "crush" Hong Kong protesters anytime. The two sides have reached a deadlock in the ...
21:51, 2019-08-07

Protests, clashes and lack of trust: the new normal for Hong Kong One of the world’s busiest cities has grown unusually quiet as more and more people stay at homeIt was the third night in a row that Biyanca Chu’s ne...
07:51, 2019-08-12

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, ...
13:17, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong restaurant owner strikes to support protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong restaurant owner Kelvin Chung has joined other small businesses in closing their doors to show solidarity with thousands o...
16:51, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong's Airport Reopens After Protests But Over 200 Flights Cancelled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city's recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could take a long time and that...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July ...
15:51, 2019-06-30

Cathay Pacific says has fired two pilots over Hong Kong protests Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over thei...
15:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong’s Airport Is Shut Down Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters occupied Hong Kong’s airport on Monday, prompting officials to cancel thousands of flights, causing tra...
09:34, 2019-08-13

Trump says China's Xi has acted responsibly on Hong Kong protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he believed Chinese President Xi Jinping has acted "very responsibly" with the protests in Hong Kong over ...
20:51, 2019-07-22

The Latest: Clashes involving Hong Kong protests get violent Clashes involving Hong Kong’s protest movement escalated violently as police launch tear gas and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who...
04:01, 2019-07-22

Hong Kong authorities shut government offices due to protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extr...
03:17, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Large demonstrations were expected to take place on the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule. Embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam led t...
05:34, 2019-07-01

Fresh Hong Kong Protests End in Chaotic Clashes With Police Protests demanding accountability for alleged police violence in Hong Kong descended into more chaotic clashes Sunday night as angry, black-clad demo...
19:17, 2019-07-21

U.S. Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Due to ‘Confrontational’ Protests The U.S. raised its travel warning for Hong Kong on Wednesday, advising visitors to exercise increased caution if they plan to visit due to “ci...
08:51, 2019-08-08

Hong Kong Police Make Wave of Arrests After Protests Hong Kong police have arrested and charged a dozen protesters suspected of involvement in antigovernment clashes, as authorities widen a manhunt for ...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Crowds Pack Hong Kong Streets for Another Weekend of Protests A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating vio...
14:51, 2019-08-17

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Other Celebrities Think About the Hong Kong Protests For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low t...
20:51, 2019-07-05

'Sing Hallelujah to the Lord' an unlikely anthem of Hong Kong protests The Christian hymn "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord" has emerged as the unlikely anthem of Hong Kong's protests against an extradition bill that have dra...
14:34, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong airport cancels flights as protests continue Officials have canceled flights at Hong Kong's airport. The territory's leader says demonstrations could push Hong Kong "down a path of no return" an...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised t...
14:17, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam says priority is to stop violence City’s leader rules out political concessions as demonstrations continue with sit-in at airportThe Hong Kong leader, Carrie Lam, has said her priorit...
16:34, 2019-08-09

Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ...
13:17, 2019-05-26

Clashes at Hong Kong airport; U.N. urges restraint over protests Protesters clashed with police at Hong Kong's international airport on Tuesday evening after flights were disrupted for a second day, plunging the fo...
18:00, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says protests have hit business like a 'tsunami' Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Friday the business community was very worried about the long-term consequences of protests in the Asia...
13:34, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong protests have sparked a new level of Chinese paranoia Up to 2 million people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong to protest in recent weeks. The immediate trigger was an “extradition agreement” that C...
17:51, 2019-07-06

Business fears for Hong Kong after protests turn violent Violent demonstrations Monday that saw protesters vandalize Hong Kong's main government complex have drawn a swift condemnation from business leaders...
07:51, 2019-07-03

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involv...
13:00, 2019-08-16

The Latest: Hong Kong leadership meets as protests loom HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against extradition bill (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s chief executive has met...
07:00, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong protests approach border of mainland China Thousands protested in a mainland China border town Saturday against China traders, riding on the momentum of weeks of extradition bill protests in H...
22:34, 2019-07-13

UK warns Hong Kong, China over anti-government protests Senior UK officials have said Hong Kong should not use protests as a "pretext for repression." The UK's foreign secretary said there would be "seriou...
22:17, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent d...
09:01, 2019-06-14

Hong Kong airport sit-in continues in 10th weekend of protests Thousands of demonstrators on Saturday continued what is intended to be a peaceful three-day sit-in at Hong Kong's international airport -- the 10th ...
04:17, 2019-08-11

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
10:17, 2019-07-14

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the c...
19:34, 2019-06-10

Beijing says 'radical' Hong Kong protests are an 'undisguised challenge' The Chinese government has denounced Monday night's violent protests in Hong Kong as "radical," terming them an "undisguised challenge" to the city's...
01:51, 2019-07-03

Hong Kong's leader 'sincerely sorry' after record-breaking protests Hong Kong's leader has issued a rare public apology in the wake of repeated record-breaking protests that called for the withdrawal of a controversia...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in latest protests Tear gas has been fired by police at protesters in Hong Kong after anti-government marches took place in two areas where demonstrations had been bann...
21:51, 2019-08-10

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from h...
14:51, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Police Face Criticism Over Force Used at Protests Videos of the protests in which officers appear to be using excessive force circulated widely across social media, drawing condemnation from activist...
20:34, 2019-06-13

China accuses UK of supporting violent Hong Kong protests Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism" and reminded the former colonial power of Hong Kong's status. Fore...
16:17, 2019-07-04

Hong Kong protests continue, expand to oppose China What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the...
10:17, 2019-07-17

Hong Kong protests move forward despite police objections Another day of protests in Hong Kong has started with a rally of parents calling for greater protection for their children as ordinary people have in...
10:00, 2019-08-10

Hong Kong Leader Makes Televised Apology After Protests Hong Kong’s embattled leader signaled that her government is unlikely to resurrect a proposed extradition law, which she suspended following mass pro...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Protests Escalate As Hong Kong Marks Handover To China Anti-government protesters tried to ram their way into Hong Kong's parliament Monday, battling police armed with pepper spray, as the territory marke...
13:17, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protests: group tries to storm government building Demonstrators surround legislature as city prepares for major protestsHong Kong protests - live updatesPro-democracy protesters have attempted to sto...
12:51, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong Demonstrators Broaden Agenda as Protests Spread Protests that began six weeks ago as a challenge to Beijing’s growing reach are broadening into a movement pursuing a range of political and social g...
00:17, 2019-07-15

Hong Kong protests descend into chaos during citywide strike Police fire teargas and rubber bullets in clashes with thousands of demonstratorsHong Kong protesters have clashed with police and fought off a group...
04:00, 2019-08-06

Hong Kong Leader Backs Down on China Law But More Protests Planned Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial c...
22:17, 2019-06-15

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the...
17:34, 2019-06-13

Timeline: Key dates for Hong Kong extradition bill and protests Millions of people have taken to the streets in the past three weeks to protest against a proposed extradition bill that has plunged Hong Kong into p...
08:34, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong leader says protests are challenging China's sovereignty Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Monday recent protests disrupting the former British colony are pushing the city to the verge of an "...
08:17, 2019-08-05

Protests Put Hong Kong on Collision Course with China’s Communist Party The grand political experiment to marry Beijing’s brand of authoritarianism with a bastion of civil liberties appears to be facing a moment of reckon...
09:00, 2019-08-13

US, China Exchange War Of Words Over Pro-Democracy Protests In Hong Kong The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its...
13:51, 2019-08-10

Top China envoy: US ‘fanning flames’ of Hong Kong protests China’s top diplomat is accusing the U.S. and other Western nations of “fanning the flames” of street protests in Hong Kong targeting Beijing and Hon...
07:17, 2019-08-02

Hong Kong handover anniversary: march and protests – in pictures Frustration among opposition protesters in Hong Kong boiled over on Monday, with one group laying siege to the legislative council building and tens ...
22:00, 2019-07-01

China Says Hong Kong Protests Show "Signs Of Terrorism" China on Monday described unrest in Hong Kong as a sign of "terrorism emerging", as state media published a video of armoured personnel carriers purp...
16:17, 2019-08-12

Rally at airport kicks off three days of protests in Hong Kong Police warn against violence or disruption as demonstrators gather in arrivals hall Pro-democracy protesters have held a demonstration at Hong Kong’s...
13:00, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The dem...
08:17, 2019-06-18

Beijing’s reaction to Hong Kong protests has been muted. Will that continue? After suppressing information about the protests earlier this week, China’s state-controlled media started reporting some details Thursday, although ...
20:34, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan", waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing supp...
12:34, 2019-08-16

‘If All of Us Come Out, We Can Win.’ Hong Kong Protesters Call for Even Bigger March Hong Kong activists are calling for renewed protests with an even bigger turnout this weekend after police yesterday fired tear gas and rubber bullet...
13:00, 2019-06-13

Trump on Hong Kong protests: 'It's a tough situation … but I'm sure it'll work out' – live President says: ‘The Hong Kong thing is a very tough situation’Officials announce delays on China tariffsSign up for the US briefing and get a new pe...
19:34, 2019-08-13

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of...
22:51, 2019-06-12

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety an...
07:00, 2019-08-17

Trump To Raise Hong Kong Protests With Xi Jinping At G20: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, Secretary o...
21:17, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong police make 'largest ever' seizure of explosives on eve of protests Police in Hong Kong have seized what is thought to be the largest ever cache of high-powered explosives uncovered in the city, in a raid Friday night...
17:17, 2019-07-20

Extradition bill that prompted mass protests in Hong Kong is dead, Lam says The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s largest protest in more than a decade was declared dead on Tuesday by the former British colony’s embat...
06:51, 2019-07-09

Hong Kong police seize explosives ahead of weekend protests HONG KONG — Police in Hong Kong have raided a homemade-explosives manufacturing lab ahead of another weekend of protests in the semi-autonomous Chine...
12:51, 2019-07-20

US briefing: Kushner company, Hong Kong protests and US-Mexico deal Monday’s top story: Firm part-owned by president’s son-in-law received $90m from offshore investors. Plus, San Francisco’s fog is an Instagram hitSub...
14:17, 2019-06-10

United States issues travel advisory over Hong Kong protests The United States has become the latest country to issue a travel warning over Hong Kong's ongoing protests, which have at times turned violent and s...
07:51, 2019-08-08

Cathay Pacific Suspends Pilot Arrested In Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Saturday it had suspended a pilot arrested during anti-government protests in Hong Kong and...
02:00, 2019-08-11

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong while the city is being rocked by mass protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests. Here's what that means for vi...
08:17, 2019-08-03

Hong Kong Rocked by Fresh Protests Over Its Proposed Extradition Bill Thousands of demonstrators poured into streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barricad...
05:17, 2019-06-12

‘It’s Not a Fight About Money.’ Why Bankers and Entrepreneurs Have a Stake in Hong Kong’s Protests Conrad Wu is a serial entrepreneur. He rarely takes a day off or a vacation. His days and nights are spent working on a transportation app he started...
12:01, 2019-07-11

Flight disruptions continue as Hong Kong airport protests enter fifth day Passengers in Hong Kong are still experiencing flight disruptions on Tuesday, as pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look se...
12:00, 2019-08-13

Airport sit-in as Hong Kong protesters kick off latest round of protests Hundreds of pro-democracy demonstrators have kicked off three days of rallies at Hong Kong's airport in the hopes of winning international support fr...
12:00, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong Protests Drag Nike, Other Global Companies Into Upheaval A broad stripe of businesses from global titan Nike to a local bakery is finding that taking sides, or even appearing to, in Hong Kong’s protests aga...
14:34, 2019-07-17

Civil servants join Hong Kong protests as Beijing accuses US Hong Kong civil servants have joined anti-government street protests while China’s top diplomat accused the U.S. and other Western nations of “fannin...
05:34, 2019-08-03

Flights Are Still Being Canceled At Hong Kong’s Airport Amid Protests. Here’s What Travelers Should Know Thousands of anti-government protesters continued their occupation of Hong Kong’s airport into Tuesday, in an act of civil disobedience that ha...
15:00, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong airport cancels all departing flights for the second day amid protests It came after thousands of protesters took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights. ...
14:34, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after clashes, mass protests Hong Kong's airport resumed operations on Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past two days as protesters cl...
02:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Leader Faces Growing Pressure to Resign After Protests Pressure mounted on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as protesters called for her to step down and members of her cabinet urged her to personally...
16:01, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong airport on alert ahead of fresh wave of protests Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Friday only departing passengers with travel documents will be allowed to enter the terminal as anti-government...
05:34, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protests again roil the city Hong Kong police fired tear gas on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, as the Chinese-controlled t...
16:51, 2019-08-03

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Hong Kong teachers rally in thunderstorm at start of weekend of protests Several thousand Hong Kong school teachers and supporters braved thunderstorms on Saturday to start a weekend of anti-government protests, despite fe...
12:00, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong pushed to the 'brink of no return' as airport protests continue Passengers in Hong Kong were still experiencing disruptions Tuesday as ongoing pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set ...
21:34, 2019-08-13

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong after mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not off...
21:00, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong justice secretary due in Beijing on Wednesday amid protests Hong Kong's secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng, will travel to Beijing on Wednesday, the city government said, as protests in the Asian financial ce...
14:00, 2019-07-16

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong following mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not off...
14:34, 2019-06-18

Dueling protests rattle Hong Kong in 10th week of unrest Dueling protests Saturday marked the 10th week of unrest in Hong Kong, with marchers passing shops shuttered as worries grow that police will crack d...
21:17, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as city is again roiled by protests Hong Kong police fired multiple tear gas rounds on Saturday night in confrontations with black-clad activists in the city's Kowloon area, as the Chin...
03:17, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong gears up for protests, strikes as extradition anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow peopl...
08:51, 2019-06-11

‘Whenever There’s Trouble He Rushes There.’ Meet Legislator Roy Kwong, the God of Hong Kong Protests In a narrow office, just across the bay from mainland China, sits the God of Hong Kong Protests. Roy Kwong, a social worker turned politician, is fie...
14:00, 2019-07-19

Mooncakes, hymns and post-it notes: the color of Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong's protests have drawn millions of people to the city's streets in recent months and thrown the former British colony into its biggest polit...
10:17, 2019-07-18

Flights Resume at Hong Kong Airport After a Violent Night of Protests Flights at Hong Kong International Airport mostly resumed on Wednesday morning, after violent clashes broke out between demonstrators and police on T...
13:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong readies for more protests as Trump and others seek peaceful resolution Hong Kong braced on Thursday for more mass demonstrations through the weekend, with the weeks-long crisis escalating after pro-democracy protests for...
07:51, 2019-08-15

China Intervention Not Needed: Hong Kong Police On Pro-Democracy Protests Hong Kong's police are confident they have the resources to continue battling pro-democracy protesters, even if violence escalates further, pouring c...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
00:51, 2019-06-13

Ten dramatic images from the Hong Kong airport protests and clashes with police Protests at Hong Kong International Airport escalated for a second day, causing flights to be canceled at one of the busiest airports in the world. ...
20:34, 2019-08-14

Conflict breaks out in Hong Kong after latest extradition bill protests Police in riot gear beat protesters as demonstration continued into late eveningConflict has broken out between hundreds of protesters and police in ...
23:17, 2019-07-07

Officials concerned that arrests in Hong Kong could aggravate violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker expressed fears Thursday that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen p...
14:17, 2019-07-04

China hints at military options to quell Hong Kong protests China’s defense spokesman called the protests’ challenge to China’s rule over Hong Kong “intolerable,” and noted that the People’s Liberation Army ga...
17:51, 2019-07-24

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong's protests, when to list? Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with so...
15:34, 2019-08-16

China state media blames Hong Kong protests on 'lawlessness' Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are "hammering" the city's reputation, with outbreaks of "lawlessness" undermining...
03:17, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong: airport protests descend into violence – video report Mass protests at Hong Kong's international airport descended into chaos as riot police used pepper spray and batons in an attempt to disperse the tho...
04:17, 2019-08-15

Hong Kong pushed to the 'brink of no return' as airport protests enter fifth day Passengers in Hong Kong were still experiencing disruptions Tuesday as ongoing pro-democracy protests at the world's eighth biggest airport look set ...
07:00, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell ...
08:00, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader seeks meeting with students after mass protests Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has asked to meet with the city's university students, her office said on Thursday evening, as the embattled l...
20:17, 2019-07-04

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests Traffic restored in the heart of Hong Kong day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects ...
04:51, 2019-06-13

Worried Hong Kong Residents Are Moving Money Out as Protests Escalate The local currency has weakened rapidly since early July, a move analysts attribute partly to outflows. Some businesses say they are seeing money mov...
13:51, 2019-08-18

China Condemns Hong Kong Protests As "Undisguised Challenge" To Its Rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after poli...
00:00, 2019-07-03

China Backs Hong Kong Officials, but Leaves Protests for Them to Solve Officials in Beijing defended the Hong Kong government but failed to address demonstrators’ demands for more police accountability and greater democr...
20:34, 2019-07-31

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the street...
19:00, 2019-06-13

China Hardens Line on Hong Kong Protests, Hinting It Could Intervene China’s government signaled its fraying patience with protesters in Hong Kong after they stormed the city’s legislature, calling the violent turn a d...
19:00, 2019-07-02

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing’s influence in the ...
09:01, 2019-06-14

Hong Kong leader says police exercised restraint with latest protests Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that police had exercised restraint in dealing with the latest wave of protests to rock the c...
00:34, 2019-07-02

Flights canceled, roads blocked as Hong Kong protests escalate People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Fol...
21:51, 2019-08-05

"Cease Anger With Love": Hong Kong Tycoon's Message On Protests Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-shing, urged people to "love China, love Hong Kong and love yourself" on Friday in a bid to calm the city's escalating...
12:34, 2019-08-16

China Urges U.S. to Remove ‘Black Hand’ From Hong Kong Protests China said the U.S. should remove its “black hand” from Hong Kong’s protests, in some of its most pointed criticism yet against wha...
13:51, 2019-07-24

Hong Kong leader apologises and scraps bill after huge protests Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam has announced that a controversial extradition bill will be completely dropped and issued an apology to the publ...
15:34, 2019-06-16

China state media runs footage of Hong Kong protests Chinese state media has run footage of police in Hong Kong clearing protesters from the streets in a break with its silence over the past several day...
06:34, 2019-07-02

Australia Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Amid Protests Australia elevated its travel warning for Hong Kong overnight Tuesday, citing the increasingly unpredictable nature of protests in the Chinese enclav...
13:00, 2019-08-07

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.   ...
14:17, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong airport grinds to halt; China likens protests to terrorism Hong Kong's airport halted flights on Monday, blaming demonstrators for the disruption, while China said the anti-government protests that have swept...
12:00, 2019-08-13

Man City 6 Kitchee 1: Champions ease to victory amid Hong Kong protests Manchester City eased to a 6-1 victory over Kitchee FC in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with the pre-season friendly marked by protests concering the ongoi...
17:51, 2019-07-24

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’...
11:17, 2019-06-15

Police, demonstrators play cat-and-mouse game across Hong Kong as protests continue Protesters’ five major demands include the release of arrested demonstrators, an independent investigation into alleged police abuse and the dissolut...
23:17, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong protests unleash 'panic and chaos', leader says as airport reopens A state of "panic and chaos" exists in Hong Kong, the city's embattled leader said on Tuesday, defying calls to quit as the stock market tumbled, air...
12:00, 2019-08-13

U.S. senator warns China on Hong Kong trade status if it intervenes in protests A prominent U.S. senator warned China on Tuesday Hong Kong could lose its special U.S. trade status if Beijing intervenes directly to crack down on i...
08:17, 2019-08-14

French ‘spiderman’ scales Hong Kong skyscraper amid mass protests French “spiderman” climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-story skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China ...
19:34, 2019-08-16

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants defy government to join protests Thousands of civil servants joined in the anti-government protests in Hong Kong on Friday for the first time since they started two months ago, defyi...
18:17, 2019-08-02

Large-scale protests return to Hong Kong despite suspension of extradition bill Protesters crammed subway stations and turned roads into a sea of black, in another massive demonstration against a proposal to allow extraditions to...
11:17, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests mark 10th weekend with violence, tear gas Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters hit the streets for the tenth weekend in a row. Demonstrators used fire extinguishers and a water hose against rio...
15:17, 2019-08-12

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited t...
14:34, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the lates...
04:00, 2019-06-18

Thousands Besiege Hong Kong’s Police Headquarters After a Day of Anti-Government Protests A day of mostly peaceful protests in Hong Kong turned ugly Friday as crowds laid siege to the city’s police headquarters, barricading officers ...
16:34, 2019-06-21

Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be...
19:17, 2019-06-11

Hong Kong protests: Head of China's military garrison condemns violence The commander of the Chinese military garrison in Hong Kong has addressed the city's ongoing protest movement for the first time, warning that violen...
11:17, 2019-08-01

Hong Kong protests play into China fears, upend stock markets Wall Street’s summertime slump continued as dramatic protests in Hong Kong dimmed hopes that the US will come to a trading truce with China. The Dow ...
00:51, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong government building a 'big crime scene' after night of violent protests A senior Hong Kong official has described the city's legislative council as a "big crime scene," just hours after hundreds of masked, mainly young p...
08:51, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong activist released from jail, immediately joins latest protests A notorious Hong Kong protest leader was released from jail Monday — immediately joining the latest mass demonstrations trying to oust embattle...
16:17, 2019-06-17

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protes...
13:51, 2019-06-17

China condemns violent Hong Kong protests as 'undisguised challenge' to its rule China on Tuesday condemned violent protests in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which the city is ruled, hours after poli...
12:51, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong unveils $2.4 billion economic support package as protests weigh Hong Kong's government announced an economic support package worth $2.44 billion on Thursday as escalating political protests and the Sino-U.S. ...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protec...
18:17, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Protests Rage for Ninth Weekend, Driven by Political Stalemate Protests in the city continued for a ninth weekend, spreading to new neighborhoods and turning violent once more as demonstrators railed against a go...
23:51, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong delays debate on extradition bill amid intensifying protests Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wedn...
08:17, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Protests' Violent Turn Tests Limits of Public Support As they rampaged through Hong Kong’s legislature, the young protesters of the city’s antigovernment uprising fulfilled a dream of having their revolu...
13:51, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protests spark capital outflow fears, unnerve markets Apprehension over capital outflows triggered by escalating political unrest has driven Hong Kong's stock market to its lowest this year and pressured...
12:00, 2019-08-13

Chinese army masses in Shenzen just across border with Hong Kong after months of protests Large convoys of armoured vehicles, troops and personnel seen massing at border north of Hong Kong It comes after months of civil unrest in the regio...
15:00, 2019-08-13

More protests as US raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it ter...
14:17, 2019-08-08

Hong Kong government: protests are pushing city to 'extremely dangerous edge' Hong Kong's government said violence and illegal protests were pushing the city to an "extremely dangerous edge", as police fired multiple rounds of ...
22:00, 2019-08-04

Hong Kong protests, Beijing's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through ...
08:34, 2019-07-03

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the ...
21:34, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and r...
01:01, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader of government refuses to withdraw the bill, which critics fear could lead to abuse by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she...
07:34, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong anti-government protests spill into Manchester City game Hong Kong soccer fans sang protest songs and waved anti-government banners as politics spilled into the sporting arena on Wednesday during a friendly...
01:17, 2019-07-25

Hong Kong activists target mainland shoppers in latest wave of protests Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's han...
09:34, 2019-07-14

Hong Kong protests: Dramatic images of destruction draw both condemnation and support Days after masked protesters stormed Hong Kong's legislature, the city continues to be divided on whether it was unjustifiable violence or the unders...
13:17, 2019-07-04

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Strikes and further protests were expe...
04:34, 2019-06-17

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes...
17:51, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong on security alert as thousands march in fresh wave of protests Tens of thousands marched in sweltering heat in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong on Sunday as anti-government protests show no signs of let-up, with anger ove...
11:17, 2019-07-21

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill ...
11:00, 2019-06-14

North Korea blasts Nancy Pelosi for support of Hong Kong protests North Korean media is singling out U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after she expressed opposition to the use of force against protesters in Hong Kong...
21:00, 2019-08-13

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some ...
08:34, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests and China's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through ...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.   ...
19:51, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again Following clashes between protesters and riot police, lawmakers said they would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow extradition...
08:51, 2019-06-13

More protests as U.S. raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it des...
05:51, 2019-08-08

G20: Trump trades jokes, talks trade with world leaders U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the ...
13:00, 2019-06-28

Hong Kong Protests Show Little Sign of Flagging as Large Crowds Rally for Democracy Hong Kong’s eleventh straight weekend of anti-government protests culminated in a large rally Sunday at the city’s Victoria Park. Tens of...
15:17, 2019-08-18

Steve Eisman says Hong Kong protests are his biggest worry with economy, a possible 'black swan' Steve Eisman's biggest worry are the Hong Kong protests, which he says could endanger any kind of trade deal with China and hurt the global econ...
04:17, 2019-08-09

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets, tear gas as protests descend into chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in running clashes with protesters late on Sunday amid chaotic scenes as anger over an extradition...
01:17, 2019-07-22

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after p...
13:34, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive...
13:51, 2019-06-10

Hong Kong airport protests: flight chaos as Carrie Lam warns of 'path of no return' Hundreds of flights cancelled ahead of further protests as territory’s leader says violence is pushing city into dangerHundreds of flights out of Hon...
08:00, 2019-08-13

Hong Kong Protests: Police Fire Tear Gas as Strike Brings City to Standstill Protests and a citywide strike have disrupted transit and grounded planes. The city’s chief executive warned demonstrators not to test Beijing’s auth...
10:17, 2019-08-05

Strike grips Hong Kong as leader warns protests challenge China's sovereignty Hong Kong was plunged into fresh chaos on Monday as a general strike followed another weekend of violent protests, paralyzing transport, leading to m...
08:17, 2019-08-05

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
16:34, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protests: China military breaks silence to warn unrest should not be tolerated Chinese military garrison chief in Hong Kong says army is determined to protect China’s sovereignty, stoking fears of interventionThe head of the Chi...
07:17, 2019-08-01

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the ...
16:01, 2019-07-09

Nike pulled a shoe line from China after its designer supported Hong Kong protests Japanese designer Undercover posted on its Instagram account a photo of protesters with the slogan "no extradition to China," the Financial Times rep...
14:34, 2019-06-28

Hong Kong could lose special trade status if Beijing intervenes in protests: official A 1992 U.S. law affords Hong Kong preferential treatment in matters of trade and economics compared with China. Areas of special treatment include vi...
06:17, 2019-08-14

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Fri...
10:34, 2019-06-19

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill is dead amid mass protests In mid-June Lam responded to huge protests by suspending the bill, but that move failed to mollify critics, who continued to demonstrate against the ...
10:34, 2019-07-09

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
09:51, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protests give Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen a boost as elections approach The sentiment that has overwhelmed Hong Kong over the China extradition bill in the past weeks has spilled over to neighboring Taiwan, pushing relati...
13:34, 2019-06-21

Thousands resume Hong Kong protests, China media warns Beijing won't 'sit idly by' Thousands of protesters took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday, a day after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police, and as Chin...
13:51, 2019-08-04

State Department issues travel advisory on Hong Kong amid pro-democracy protests The State Department’s Level 2 travel advisory, issued Thursday, urges “increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest.”  ...
15:51, 2019-08-08

Hong Kong protests will be 'settled or crushed' ahead of China national celebrations, analyst says The way China responds to the situation in Hong Kong will be crucial in determining how markets and U.S.-China trade talks will be affected, said Dav...
14:34, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that ma...
22:00, 2019-06-10

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country....
14:51, 2019-06-14

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the cit...
15:00, 2019-07-09

Hong Kong Police Fire Rubber Bullets As Protests Turn To Violent Chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
13:51, 2019-06-12

A 1974 Hymn Called ‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’ Has Become the Anthem of the Hong Kong Protests On a footbridge leading to the Hong Kong’s Legislative Council building, about three dozen people are intoning “Sing Hallelujah to the Lo...
05:51, 2019-06-19

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence ...
10:00, 2019-06-13

Disney’s Mulan star sparks call for boycott with Hong Kong stance Crystal Liu, the lead in Disney’s live-action remake, voiced support for police in the cityDisney’s live-action remake of Mulan is facing calls for a...
01:17, 2019-08-18

Beijing says Hong Kong protests 'show signs of terrorism.' If you only watch state media, you probably agree Out-of-control mobs beating up police. Crazed separatists throwing petrol bombs and vandalizing government buildings. The symbols of the country insu...
21:34, 2019-08-13

Chinese diplomats encourage harassment of pro-democracy students abroad as Hong Kong protests spread Chinese diplomats are encouraging the harassment of Hong Kong students and their supporters at universities overseas as protests in the semi-autonomo...
04:34, 2019-08-06

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, sett...
00:34, 2019-06-21

The untold story of Hong Kong's protests is how one simple slogan connects us | Jacky Chan Man Hei and Jun Pang We’ve developed an understanding that though our strategies may differ, we will never walk aloneLast week images of Hong Kong citizens storming the L...
10:00, 2019-07-11

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets; Protesters shield with umbrellas Police arrested 13 people, including protest organizer Max Chung, and 24 people were taken to the hospital as Hong Kong protests continue.  ...
21:00, 2019-07-31

Apple Shutters Hong Kong Stores Early as Protests Against Chinese Government, Crackdowns Escalate Amid mounting unrest and a night of violence in Hong Kong, Apple is among the retailers that have chosen to shut stores or close them early citywide,...
04:34, 2019-07-23

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hon...
12:51, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong protests: Riot police hit the streets after thousands march through city for latest demonstration Riot police took to the streets of Hong Kong today after thousands of schoolteachers marched through the Chinese territory in the latest weekend of p...
15:51, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
19:34, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam signals extradition law that drew big protests will go forward; says it’ll “uphold justice&#...
08:34, 2019-06-10

Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work. The post Ta...
10:51, 2019-06-13

A Narwhal-Beluga Hybrid, Hong Kong Protests, and Jean-Luc Picard: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Another week, another crisis—The U.S. is reportedly launching cyberattacks on assets tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, including a group of h...
06:17, 2019-06-24

Hong Kong police call protesters 'illegal, irrational and unreasonable' over siege of headquarters Hong Kong police on Saturday condemned protesters that surrounded its headquarters as "illegal, irrational and unreasonable" as tensions over the cit...
09:17, 2019-06-22

Tensions Mount in Hong Kong as Protesters Call for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s Resignation (HONG KONG) — Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resign...
19:51, 2019-07-14

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds block police headquarters in latest protest over extradition bill fallout Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside of Hong Kong's police headquarters in the latest round of protests over the fallout from the contro...
19:00, 2019-06-21

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a da...
22:34, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong demonstrators storm government building amid protests on anniversary of return of Chinese rule A group of protestors smashed a window and tore down parts of an exterior wall at Hong Kong's legislature building Monday amid another round of massi...
16:34, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different ...
01:51, 2019-08-15

UPDATE 18-Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill th...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong protests grow violent as masked assailants attack demonstrators, passengers at subway station Dozens of people were injured at a subway station in Hong Kong on Sunday when a mob of masked assailants attacked protesters and passengers in a dram...
17:34, 2019-07-22

Hong Kong protests: Violent clashes break out on handover anniversary amid extradition bill outrage Hong Kong has been blighted by violent clashes again after protests broke out on the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule amid widespread ange...
08:17, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
05:51, 2019-06-17

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activist...
10:34, 2019-06-19

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely wi...
10:00, 2019-06-16

Hong Kong students reject closed-door talks with city leader Student unions from two Hong Kong universities have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about the recent unrest over her pr...
08:51, 2019-07-05

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of violent protests, is 'dead' Screenshot/Bloomberg Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday morning local time that a controversial extradition bill that was previously being ...
13:34, 2019-07-09

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds of thousands gather to demand leader quits despite government turnaround on extradition bill Hundreds of thousands of activists have gathered in Hong Kong for another day of protests despite a stunning turnaround by the government on a propos...
13:17, 2019-06-16

China releases dramatic army propaganda video in wake of Hong Kong protests with 'anti-riot' drills As the summer of protests continues to escalate in Hong Kong, the Chinese army released a video on Thursday for its troops based in the city showing ...
17:51, 2019-08-01

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Disney film after lead actress voices support for police force Protesters in Hong Kong have taken aim at a new target amid calls for political reform after actress Crystal Liu took to social media to voice her su...
08:00, 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds storm government building and spray paint walls as extradition bill demonstrations turn violent Hundreds of activists in Hong Kong smashed their way into one of the territory's main government buildings and spray painted the walls as they protes...
21:00, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong University Students Reject Invitation to Meet City’s Leader for Closed-Door Talks Representatives from two Hong Kong universities rejected an invitation Friday to meet privately with the city’s leader and discuss the politica...
15:00, 2019-07-05

Hong Kong's airport canceled all flights on Monday as protests raged. Here's why. Hong Kong International Airport shut down all flights after thousands of protesters flooded the airport's main terminal Monday afternoon.  ...
18:17, 2019-08-12

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities t...
08:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition...
15:34, 2019-07-09

Despite unrest, Hong Kong has its role as bridge between China and world With mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indis...
06:51, 2019-08-15

Puerto Rico braces for more protests against latest governor Puerto Ricans are bracing for more political turmoil as the third governor in a week takes charge of the U.S. territory still divided over who should...
06:51, 2019-08-08

Hong Kong leader's apology is 'fake,' more protests are coming, foes say Leaders of a massive protest in Hong Kong rejected Chief Executive Carrie Lam's apology for a contentious extradition bill, demand her resignati...
18:34, 2019-06-18

| Hong Kong strike | US shootings: WATCH the top world news videos for today Commuter chaos as protesters shut Hong Kong with general strike | Authorities investigate two back-to-back mass shootings; here are the top world new...
06:34, 2019-08-06

Hong Kong leader may delay extradition bill as Biden warns 'world is watching' Carrie Lam expected to speak on Saturday afternoon for first time since protest crisis erupted in earnestHong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, plans to del...
06:51, 2019-06-15

| Race for UK PM | Hong Kong demos reignite: WATCH the top world news videos for today Johnson and Hunt fight for British PM job | Hundreds converge on Hong Kong parliament in anti-govt demo; here are the top world news videos for today...
09:51, 2019-06-21

| Hong Kong protesters | Trump, Kim Jong Un progress: WATCH the top world new videos for today Hong Kong protesters prepare barricades near government offices | A year since Singapore, has Trump made progress?; here are the top world news video...
08:00, 2019-06-12

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some res...
00:17, 2019-07-18

FBI to assist in Portland as city braces for dueling Antifa, right-wing protests Portland, Ore., is gearing up for a set of dueling rallies this weekend that is expected to bring an informal coalition of right-wing groups-- some o...
10:34, 2019-08-14

| Hong Kong protest fallout | Trump re-election kickoff: WATCH the top world news videos for today Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers call on Carrie Lam to step down | In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, Aids cures; here are the top World news v...
12:34, 2019-06-19

| Hong Kong protest | Trump walks into North Korea: WATCH the top world news videos for today Protesters block major highway in Hong Kong | Trump meets US troops soon after North Korea meeting; here are the top world news videos for today. WAT...
22:17, 2019-07-01

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
07:34, 2019-06-13

EU leaders call for appointment of first female president Politicians want at least one woman at helm of European commission and councilEU leaders are being urged to select at least one woman when replacing ...
23:51, 2019-05-23

3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence Central banks in India, Thailand and New Zealand cut interest rates in what one analyst called “defensive action” amid fears of worsening U.S.-China ...
17:00, 2019-08-07

Ghosn's wife steps up call for G20 leaders to help her husband The wife of ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has again called on world leaders, who have gathered in Japan for a G20 summit, to help raise the iss...
08:00, 2019-06-29

ASEAN leaders call for restraint amid sea row, US-China rift BANGKOK (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders have pressed their call for self-restraint in the disputed South China Sea after a new incident and renewed th...
08:17, 2019-06-23

As plastics foul the world’s oceans, world leaders struggle over how to respond Leaders of the Group of 20 vowed in June to battle ocean plastic pollution — but they failed to make any commitment to turn off the tap of rising pla...
11:34, 2019-07-19

EU leaders start another round of talks on top jobs European Union leaders have started another marathon session of talks desperately seeking a breakthrough in a diplomatic fight over who should be pic...
13:51, 2019-06-30

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings. ...
18:00, 2019-06-05

Wife of Nissan's Carlos Ghosn steps up call for G-20 leaders to help her husband Carole Ghosn called on world leaders to hold Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe accountable for what she has repeatedly called the country's "ho...
11:51, 2019-06-29

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers A key protest group announced the campaign to run until ruling generals transfer power. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-...
11:00, 2019-06-09

Catalan leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial nears end Jailed Catalan separatist leaders denied the prosecutors' charge of inciting violence in the Spanish region's failed bid for independence and used th...
20:51, 2019-06-12

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders call for de Blasio 2020 donors Leaders of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in Brooklyn are asking their followers to donate to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign ...
08:00, 2019-08-09

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security cra...
18:17, 2019-06-05

EU leaders close in on top jobs deal after longest-ever talks European Union leaders are close to picking Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans to head the European Commission, two diplomats said on Monday, as the bl...
11:51, 2019-07-01

Divided pro-EU leaders open talks after tense election Parties committed to closer European Union integration began bargaining over jobs and policy on Monday after an election to the EU parliament which f...
18:51, 2019-05-27

S Jaishankar Arrives In Beijing For Key Talks With Chinese Leaders External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived in Beijing on Sunday on a key three-day visit to hold talks with the Chinese leadership on a host of i...
15:34, 2019-08-11

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military counc...
21:34, 2019-07-17

Georgians call for snap elections in second night of protests Unrest sparked by anger at ruling party and Russian MP addressing parliamentProtesters gathered outside Georgia’s parliament for a second successive ...
21:34, 2019-06-21

Pacific Island leaders start talks on climate targets Pacific Islands leaders began negotiations over climate change and other policies at an annual summit on Thursday, talks that will test Australia's r...
03:51, 2019-08-15

G7 leaders need some clear-the-air talks rather than fake smiles | Larry Elliott The Beatles kept up their pretence but world leaders must face up to their differences and find solutions to potentially corrosive threatsBack in 197...
13:51, 2019-08-18

Sudan rebel group says leaders deported after talks collapse Sudan's ruling military has deported three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, the movem...
19:34, 2019-06-10

The Latest: China, North Korean leaders hold talks BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The leaders of China and No...
11:00, 2019-06-20

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sed...
02:17, 2019-06-13

European Leaders Call for Urgent Meeting on ‘Deep Concern’ About Iran’s Nuclear Power (PARIS) — European parties to a nuclear deal with Iran say they have “deep concern” that Iran has begun enriching uranium to a high...
02:17, 2019-07-10

Trump officials to meet with GOP leaders to revive stalled budget talks President Donald Trump’s budget negotiators are planning to meet with Republican leaders at the Capitol Wednesday to try and wriggle out of a stalema...
17:51, 2019-07-10

Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two-days of meetings in Qatar with an e...
17:34, 2019-07-09

Sudan deports three freed rebel leaders after talks collapse: source Sudan has deported to South Sudan three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, an official ...
15:51, 2019-06-10

| Sudan army ruler seeks to resume talks with protest leaders Sudan's army ruler have called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides p...
13:34, 2019-06-20

Theresa May set for final Brussels trip as PM as she joins talks aimed at naming next EU leaders Theresa May is set for what will be her final trip to Brussels as Prime Minister as she joins talks aimed at naming the next leaders for top position...
10:34, 2019-06-20

Benjamin Netanyahu invites leaders for coalition talks to avoid 'unnecessary elections' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited other party leaders to meet with him Sunday as he attempts to form a coalition government and avoid...
00:51, 2019-05-27

| Sudan army ruler calls on protest leaders to hold unconditional talks Sudan's army ruler has called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides re...
23:51, 2019-06-19

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders ready for talks with UN chief on improved relations Leaders of the Greek and Turkish parts of the divided island of Cyprus have agreed to meet with the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, in order ...
20:00, 2019-08-09