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US senators push for vote on Hong Kong rights bill as violence rises

The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives unanimously passed the bill in mid-October, drawing accusations from Beijing that the lawmakers had "sinister intentions."

Police, protesters face off in renewed clashes in Hong Kong

The clashes followed an especially violent day in Hong Kong's five months of anti-government demonstrations, in which police shot one protester and a man was set on fire.


Hong Kong on edge as police fire tear gas at university campus

Riot police were deployed at metro stations across the territory and large queues were forming at railway platforms as commuters made their way to work.

US condemns latest Hong Kong violence, urges both sides to de-escalate

The U.S. statements came after Hong Kong police shot and critically wounded a protester and a man was set on fire in violence that prompted leader Carrie Lam to denounce the demonstrators as "enemies of the people."

Hong Kong police officer shoots protester as violence flares

Police fired live rounds at protesters on the eastern side of Hong Kong island, Cable TV and other Hong Kong media reported. Cable TV said one protester was wounded when police opened fire.

Hong Kong protesters vandalize subway station, storm mall

Hong Kong is in the sixth month of protests that began in June over a proposed extradition law and have expanded to include demands for greater democracy and other grievances.


Xi Jinping meets Carrie Lam in 'vote of confidence' over Hong Kong protests

Xi met Lam on the sidelines of a trade event in Shanghai on Monday night amid signals from China's central government that it may tighten its grip on Hong Kong to quell the unrest that has at times challenged Chinese rule.

Tear gas engulfs Hong Kong as protesters trash China agency

Police deployed at least two water cannon trucks in the vicinity. They had issued warnings to protesters who occupied the area that they were taking part in an unauthorized rally and were violating a government ban on face masks.

US House passes bill to support Hong Kong protests, China threatens to retaliate

One of the measures, the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, would require the US secretary of state to certify every year that Hong Kong retained its autonomy in order to keep receiving the special treatment that has allowed it to be a major financial center.

China accuses Apple of aiding Hong Kong protests with tracking app

The People's Daily said on Wednesday that the HKmap.live app "facilitates illegal behavior" and that the "true intention" of the app must be questioned.

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Anti-govt protests rock Hong Kong again; pro-Beijing lawmaker stabbed during campaign

Hong Kong protests: Today's attack on Ho marked a dark turn in the protests that began in early June, and demonstrators have accused police of being slow to respond or even colluding with the attackers.

Protests, clashes as bid to block Hong Kong mask ban fails

The mask ban, which took effect Saturday under an emergency law, has led to more anger instead of deterring the anti-government demonstrations that have rocked the international financial hub for four months.


Hong Kong protests: Pro-democracy protesters defy tear gas

Police officers tried to negotiate with protesters camped out on a normally busy highway near the Hong Kong government headquarters.