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Hong Kong protesters warned not to return to clash site

Hong Kong protesters warned not to return to clash site

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung has warned pro-democracy activists not to return to the streets following the latest outbreak of violence. His comments come after some of the worst clashes between protesters and police since the pro-democracy demonstrations began two months ago. Police armed with pepper spray, batons and water hoses cleared activists from...

Clashes near Hong Kong govt HQ

Clashes near Hong Kong govt HQ

Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists clashed with police early on Monday as they tried to encircle government headquarters, defying orders from authorities to retreat after more than two months of demonstrations. Chaos erupted as commuters made their way to work, with hundreds of protesters surrounding Admiralty Centre, which houses offices and retail outlets,...

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Eyes on Zim, sight on World Cup

Eyes on Zim, sight on World Cup

By the time Chandika Hathurusingha took over as head coach in May this year, Bangladesh had lost seven T20Is, as many ODIs and two Tests in 2014. Those included unexpected defeats against Afghanistan and Hong Kong in major competitions at home. Apart from those losses against non-full member nations, the Tigers failed to go...

Protesters clash with police at Hong Kong legislature

Protesters clash with police at Hong Kong legislature

Clashes have taken place between Hong Kong police and a small group of protesters who tried to break into parliament early on Wednesday. Protesters used metal barricades to break down a side door at the Legislative Council building (Legco). The incident happened hours after bailiffs and police peacefully cleared a section of the main protest...

Hong Kong authorities clear protest site

Hong Kong authorities clear protest site

Hong Kong bailiffs are clearing out a protest site near government offices after the high court granted an injunction authorising the move. The bailiffs, accompanied by police officers, are removing barricades at Citic Tower in the Admiralty area. Pro-democracy student protesters have begun packing up their tents to move elsewhere. The court order covers only...

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Hope for Hong Kong

Hope for Hong Kong

HONG Kong's democracy movement has gained admiration worldwide. The principles, decency, and behaviour of its youthful vanguard inspire confidence in the qualities of the generation that one day will run the great city. That said, it is time to move on to a sensible endgame. The longer the standoff between Hong Kong's Chief Executive...

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China's Hong Kong follies

China's Hong Kong follies

THE massive public demonstrations by students and young members of the middle-class that have roiled Hong Kong in recent weeks are ostensibly demands for democracy. But they actually reflect frustration among a population that has been poorly governed by a succession of leaders picked by China's central government more for their loyalty than...

Hong Kong protesters deny 'foreign link'

Hong Kong protesters deny 'foreign link'

Pro-democracy activists have strongly denied Hong Kong leader CY Leung's claim that "external forces" are involved in protests in the territory. Student activist Alex Chow said the leader's comments were "irresponsible", and said Leung had not provided any evidence to support his claim. Pro-democracy demonstrations have paralysed parts of Hong Kong for the past three...

Clashes at Hong Kong protest site

Clashes at Hong Kong protest site

Violent clashes erupted early on Sunday in a Hong Kong protest hotspot as unarmed pro-democracy activists once again confronted riot police despite the confirmation of talks between protest leaders and officials early this week. Hong Kong's 28,000 strong police force have been struggling to contain a youth-led movement that has shown little sign of...

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New scuffles break out at protest site

New scuffles break out at protest site

New scuffles broke out yesterday night between Hong Kong riot police and pro-democracy activists in a district where police cleared protesters earlier in the day. Police used pepper spray and batons to fend off a large crowd of people who had gathered in Mong Kok, and several protesters were seen knocked to the ground...

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