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Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live

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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 f...
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Hong Kong should consult widely on extradition bill: U.N. rights boss United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet urged Hong Kong authorities on Monday to "consult broadly before passing or amendi...
10:48, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill 'dead', but critics not satisfied The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong's biggest crisis in decades is dead, the territory's leader said on Tuesday, adding that the government's ...
09:00, 07/09/2019

Huge crowds again march in Hong Kong over proposed extradition bill Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents marched Sunday in opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing....
14:32, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the mos...
15:16, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong news outlets say controversial extradition bill may be suspended Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread anger...
05:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill is effectively ‘dead’ Carrie Lam conceded that her government’s work on the legislation was a “complete failure,” and dismissed fears that the legislature would take up the...
13:32, 07/09/2019

What's next for Hong Kong? Controversial extradition bill suspended, not scrapped After almost a week of massive street protests, Hong Kong's chief executive said Saturday that she has suspended a controversial extradition bill...
00:48, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader 'sorry' but does not abandon extradition bill amid fury Hong Kong's leader has appeared in public to offer her "sincere apology" following mass protests against a proposed extradition law, but has not said ...
14:00, 06/18/2019

International Pressure Is Growing on Hong Kong Over the Controversial Extradition Bill International pressure on Hong Kong is mounting after police Wednesday deployed tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters opposing a controversia...
10:32, 06/13/2019

| Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came...
12:32, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would ...
01:48, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and...
19:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. consulate welcomes Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill The United States Consulate in Hong Kong on Saturday welcomed a decision by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to suspend a proposed law that would allow peo...
13:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have ...
06:32, 06/11/2019

Brusque to bruised: Hong Kong's Lam caves to pressure on extradition bill With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam a...
21:00, 06/15/2019

Embattled Hong Kong leader Lam suspends China extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after widespr...
10:16, 06/15/2019

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 r...
03:48, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting ...
04:32, 07/09/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong government will not withdraw extradition bill: leader Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has said she had no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after h...
13:16, 06/10/2019

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 embatt...
05:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law to allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after wides...
10:16, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong pupils petition against extradition bill as protests build Thousands of Hong Kong secondary school students are expected to boost numbers at a large rally being planned for Sunday to block sweeping legal chang...
14:32, 06/04/2019

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retr...
13:48, 06/15/2019

Latest Hong Kong Protest Plays to a Different Crowd: Mainland Chinese As thousands of protesters marched in their fourth mass demonstration in a month, their target is expanding beyond the city’s government to the more d...
18:48, 07/07/2019

Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protest groups Demonstrators break into multiple fronts in attempt to outrun police across cityHong Kong has been gripped by another night of violence after a peacef...
00:48, 08/11/2019

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Clashes involving Hong Kong’s protest movement grow violent Clashes involving Hong Kong’s protest movement escalated violently as police launch tear gas and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who ...
04:32, 07/22/2019

45 Injured As Hong Kong Protest Escalates, Triad Gangs Seen On Streets Anger soared in Hong Kong on Monday over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded, in ...
16:32, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong Protest: Organizers Claim Record Turnout of Nearly 2 Million The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, massive crowds of protesters fi...
17:32, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong civil servants protest in defiance of loyalty order Mass walkout from government offices at start of four days of mass demonstrationsThousands of civil servants in Hong Kong have protested against the g...
17:16, 08/02/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldr...
12:48, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong airport suspends flight check-ins on 2nd day of mass protest A day after thousands of protesters brought the Hong Kong airport to a standstill, almost 350 more flights were canceled Tuesday as China accused the ...
17:16, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldr...
08:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstra...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong’s Civil Servants Join a Widening Protest Movement Hong Kong’s civil servants symbolically turned against the city’s government Friday evening, joining forces with the protest movement that...
15:16, 08/02/2019

Hong Kong Protest Against Mainland Chinese Traders Turns Violent Several thousand demonstrators gathered on Saturday in the streets of a Hong Kong border town popular with mainlanders shopping for “parallel goods” t...
15:48, 07/13/2019

The Latest: Taiwan groups rally to support Hong Kong protest Thousands of people have gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament in solidarity with Hong Kong protesters who are marching against a proposed extradition ...
13:16, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong's Main Airline Warns Staff Over Protest Links The threat to Cathay Pacific’s employees comes as Hong Kong’s airport canceled the day’s remaining flights after thousands of protesters flooded the m...
15:19, 08/12/2019

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that wou...
05:00, 06/09/2019

With Hong Kong divided, Beijing tries new tactic to discredit protest movement It has become a war of attrition. Ahead of the tenth consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong, neither the government nor demonstrators are giving...
06:16, 08/08/2019

Hong Kong in security lockdown as it braces for latest mass protest Hong Kong police locked down the city center on Sunday as it braced for yet another mass protest over an extradition bill that has plunged the Chinese...
08:00, 07/21/2019

Report of riot charges prompts sudden protest in Hong Kong Protesters have clashed with police again in Hong Kong after reports that some of their detained colleagues would be charged with the relatively serio...
23:16, 07/30/2019

Hong Kong protest: China says violent demonstrations 'totally intolerable' Beijing’s liaison office says storming of parliament is ‘an extreme challenge’ to the rule of lawThe Chinese government has issued a strong condemnati...
09:00, 07/02/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say police are mobilizi...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong protesters create Lennon Walls in opposition to extradition bill Inspired by the Beatles singer, so-called Lennon Walls have become lightning rods for conflict between Hong Kong protesters and police as the fight ov...
20:00, 07/11/2019

As Hong Kong Erupted Over Extradition Bill, City’s Tycoons Waited and Worried Business titans who have prospered in the global financial center feared the wrath of China. They spoke out only after Beijing wavered. China’s rise h...
19:32, 06/20/2019

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 s...
22:00, 06/16/2019

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 to...
14:00, 06/15/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong police "trapped in the middle" by polarizing extradition bill Several senior Hong Kong police officials feel caught between a rock and a hard place as city leader Carrie Lam tries to ram through contentious extr...
13:48, 06/14/2019

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 “radical...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong government apologizes for extradition bill, but defiant crowds pressing on As thousands of Hong Kong residents jammed the city’s streets Sunday, the government apologized for the handling of an extradition bill.  ...
21:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong ...
16:48, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers clash over what democrats call 'evil' extradition bill Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in t...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong prepares for pro-democracy march amid extradition bill anger Hong Kong authorities called for calm ahead of Monday's annual pro-democracy march, with widespread anger over an extradition bill expected to lead to...
16:00, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes to public after massive protests over extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized to the public on Sunday with "utmost sincerity and humility" after the second massive protest in a week over a...
15:16, 06/16/2019

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 ...
07:16, 06/10/2019

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 ru...
21:32, 06/12/2019

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.    ...
19:16, 06/12/2019

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 ...
13:16, 06/16/2019

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.    ...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam says extradition bill is 'dead' but stops short of withdrawal City’s leader says legislation a ‘total failure’ but does not confirm protester demand that it be scrapped completelyHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former British...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Extradition bill fury likely to fuel numbers at Hong Kong annual rally Hong Kong is gearing up for an annual pro-democracy march on Monday, the anniversary of its handover to Beijing, that could see a big crowd amid wides...
10:48, 06/30/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong's embattled leader 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 he...
11:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong activists protest suspected gang attack in defiance of police ban Several thousand protesters defied a police ban on Saturday to converge on a rural Hong Kong town where suspected triad gang members attacked proteste...
12:16, 07/27/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong is released from prison Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests in 2014, is released from prison. WATCH NOW....
09:16, 06/17/2019

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a cri...
00:32, 07/03/2019

In Sudan and Hong Kong, protest is changing – and hope is rising | Antoine Buyse Often in the face of of brutal crackdowns, street protesters are finding new ways to challenge repressive regimes• Antoine Buyse is a professor of hum...
19:32, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Police and Protesters in Tense Standoff After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council. ...
13:16, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing urges love, not violence, in first protest comments Li Ka-shing's message in front-page advertisements in major newspapers in Hong Kong urged the public to "cease the anger with love" and "stop the...
16:32, 08/17/2019

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colon...
16:00, 08/16/2019

China Allows Hong Kong Protest Images to Circulate, Fanning Public Anger China allowed images of Hong Kong’s antigovernment protests to spread on social media, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning public anger, as...
15:32, 07/22/2019

Traveller24.com | UPDATE: Hong Kong Airport re-opens after pro-democracy protest paralysis One of the world's busiest airports has re-opened after the week kicked off with a throng of protests that turned violent - causing all flights to be ...
10:16, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong airport staff stage protest against Yuen Long attack Flight attendants and airport staff join protesters to condemn government and policeFlight attendants and airport staff have begun a planned 11-hour p...
12:00, 07/26/2019

RPT-Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong on Friday as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy, with banks re-opening branches closed duri...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Fresh wave of protests as Hong Kong ignores deadline to scrap extradition bill Several hundred people rallied in Hong Kong on Friday after the expiry of a deadline protesters set for the government to completely scrap a controver...
03:48, 06/21/2019

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 dela...
07:16, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong: Protesters block seat of government, delaying extradition bill reading Thousands of protesters descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong to oppose a new extradition...
06:16, 06/12/2019

Violent protests in Hong Kong force government to delay vote on 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 ru...
17:32, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, projectiles as protests over extradition bill escalate The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.    ...
13:48, 06/12/2019

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 ...
10:32, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces China extradition bill is suspended Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced at a press conference on Saturday afternoon that a contentious bill to allow extraditions to mainland C...
14:16, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additio...
07:48, 06/21/2019

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 mai...
20:16, 06/10/2019

Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal tha...
09:16, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere apology’ after massive march against extradition bill Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam will not fully withdraw the legislation as demonstrators have demanded, and said she wants to continue to serve t...
18:48, 06/18/2019

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....
10:48, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong government apologizes for extradition bill as defiant crowds pack streets As thousands of Hong Kong residents jammed the city’s streets Sunday, the government apologized for the handling of an extradition bill.  ...
17:16, 06/16/2019

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 o...
09:00, 06/13/2019

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 b...
07:48, 07/09/2019

Proposed extradition bill could get Hong Kong entangled in the US-China tussle, research firm says Hong Kong runs the risk of losing its special customs status with the U.S. if its autonomy is seen to be eroded with the contentious extradition bill,...
12:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Police Accountability, Full Withdrawal of Extradition Bill Protests demanding accountability for alleged police violence in Hong Kong descended into more chaotic clashes Sunday night as angry, black-clad demon...
17:16, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong protest news: Car ploughs into protesters as strikes bring city to a standstill The leader of Hong Kong said she had no plans to resign as strikes brought the city to a standstill, with a car ploughing into protesters at one roadb...
11:48, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong court says deterrence only motive for sending protest leader back to jail Hong Kong's Court of Appeal sent a young leader of the Chinese-ruled city's 2014 "Umbrella" pro-democracy street protests back to jail on Thursday for...
12:00, 05/16/2019

WRAPUP 1-Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colon...
14:32, 08/16/2019

Hong Kong marchers pelt Beijing Liaison Office with eggs in latest protest Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy marchers took the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, marking the sixth straight week of anti-government rallies in th...
13:32, 07/22/2019

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 2014...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh...
17:48, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong International Airport cancels all flights, China compares protest to 'terrorism' Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights Monday after a swarm of pro-democracy demonstrators occupied the main terminal, prompting a fiery...
02:16, 08/13/2019

100s of protesters surround Hong Kong HQ before bill debate Hundreds of protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the territory's legislature prepare to open discussion on a highly cont...
04:00, 06/12/2019

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 wit...
08:48, 06/16/2019

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that wo...
13:48, 06/15/2019

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 tha...
13:16, 06/12/2019

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 h...
19:32, 06/14/2019

Trump arrives in El Paso as hundreds of people protest his visit – live updates President arrives in the Texas city, where he is expected to meet with victims and first responders from Saturday’s shootingSign up for the US briefin...
23:16, 08/07/2019

Police launch tear gas, protesters throw eggs as Hong Kong protest turns violent Walking in sweltering heat, Hong Kong protesters dressed in black carried a large banner that read “Independent Inquiry for Rule of Law.” ...
03:00, 07/22/2019

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 streets...
13:48, 06/13/2019

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 anger...
13:16, 07/01/2019

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 tha...
15:00, 06/12/2019

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 day...
01:16, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill: Organizers claim 2 million march as protesters demand leader's resignation A temporary calm had returned to Hong Kong Monday Morning, hours after the city stunned its leaders and the world with a second record-breaking protes...
08:48, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong lets protesters' deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postp...
13:48, 06/20/2019

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09:00, 07/01/2019

| 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 vi...
07:32, 06/19/2019

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 m...
08:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former ...
13:32, 06/18/2019

| 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....
18:32, 06/13/2019

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 protest...
16:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands. &...
21:48, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong airport protest: Riot police clash with demonstrators as airport crippled for a second day Riot police armed with pepper spray and swinging batons clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong airport as departing flights were suspended...
14:32, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong protest: Demonstrations are 'the worst crisis since end of British rule' Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, a senior Beijing official said today, as the city braced ...
00:48, 08/08/2019

Thousands protest in Islamabad over Kashmir There is real anger in Pakistan over Kashmir and it will be a momentous task keeping the calm over an issue which has fuelled passions here for so man...
00:16, 08/10/2019

Colombia: Thousands protest against activist slayings Across Colombia, protesters carried photos of murdered activists and signs reading: "No more bloodshed." Over 400 people have been killed in an alarmi...
12:00, 07/27/2019

Moscow: Thousands protest local election Tens of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of central Moscow to protest the upcoming city council ballot. Independent and opposition...
06:16, 08/11/2019

| Thousands protest in Myanmar over toddler rape case Thousands of protesters marched in Yangon on Saturday as outrage over the rape of a two-year-old spilled onto the streets following a viral online cam...
10:48, 07/07/2019

Thousands protest against Trump in London but fewer than last year Thousands of people protested in central London on Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's pomp-laden state visit to Britain, but numbers were f...
14:32, 06/04/2019

| Trump blimp flies again as thousands protest UK visit Thousands have taken to the streets of central London to protest the visit of Donald Trump, with the infamous blimp of the US president once again fly...
18:16, 06/04/2019

Thousands protest in Romania over kidnapped 15-year-old girl Thousands of Romanians protested against the government on Saturday, outraged by authorities' slow response to emergency calls from a kidnapped 15-yea...
06:16, 07/28/2019

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to s...
01:00, 07/07/2019

Thousands protest Trump's UK state visit Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump's U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London's government distr...
19:48, 06/04/2019

Thousands of Colombians march to protest activist killings Thousands marched in cities around Colombia on Friday in protest of the murder of hundreds of human rights activists, a spat of deadly violence which ...
02:16, 07/27/2019

Thousands protest rape of 3-year-old in Indian Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Indian-controlled Kashmir to protest the alleged rape of a 3-year-old girl by ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the gove...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Thousands protest in Sudan, demanding civilian rule Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown...
19:32, 07/01/2019

Thousands rally in Romania on anniversary of violent protest Tens of thousands of protesters rallied peacefully against the ruling Social Democrat government in the capital, Bucharest, on Saturday on the one-yea...
00:16, 08/11/2019

Thousands protest in Indian Kashmir over new status despite clampdown Indian police used tear gas and pellets to fight back at least 10,000 people protesting Delhi's withdrawal of special rights for Muslim-majority Jammu...
20:48, 08/09/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend talks with protest leaders: protest leader Sudan's military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body, a leader of the Declaration o...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Death toll from Sudan protest camp rises to more than 30: protest-linked doctors association The number of people killed in the dispersal of a protest camp in the center of the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday rose to more than 30, an oppos...
22:16, 06/03/2019

Thousands of Czechs protest for fourth week against justice minister Thousands of Czechs protested for a fourth week in a row on Tuesday against a justice minister they fear could influence a criminal case against Prime...
04:48, 05/22/2019

Czech Republic: Thousands protest replacement of justice minister Thousands of Czechs have rallied to protest the planned appointment of the country's new justice minister. Protesters say proposed new minister Marie ...
15:48, 05/01/2019

| Thousands displaced by Boko Haram in Nigeria protest over food Thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence poured into the streets of the Nigerian city Maiduguri to vent their anger over food and medicine...
15:32, 06/28/2019

Thousands protest for fair elections in Moscow, largest in 8 years A mass demonstration in Moscow on Saturday drew tens of thousands of protesters to denounce the exclusion of opposition candidates from next month’s l...
03:16, 08/11/2019

Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a cra...
00:16, 08/11/2019

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition barred from city vote More than 10,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an electi...
18:32, 07/20/2019

Thousands protest amid outcry over Myanmar child-rape case Thousands of protesters marched to a police office in the north of Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Saturday, demanding speedy and transparent justi...
13:02, 07/06/2019

UPDATE 6-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a cra...
00:16, 08/11/2019

Thousands protest in Romania after police take 19 hours to tackle child kidnapping Police chief sacked after reports emerge about plight of 15-year-old who was later murderedSeveral thousand protesters rallied in Bucharest on Saturda...
04:48, 07/28/2019

Trump baby blimp flies again in London as thousands protest UK visit A 20-foot-tall blimp depicting President Donald Trump as a baby was raised Tuesday morning in London, with thousands protesting against the U.S. presi...
13:16, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 3-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a cra...
21:16, 08/10/2019

Thousands flood London streets to protest Trump’s state visit The pomp and circumstance of President Trump’s three-day state visit to the UK turned into protests as he met with outgoing Prime Minister There...
18:32, 06/04/2019

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, an...
12:32, 06/15/2019

NYPD union plans protest against de Blasio before primary debate Mayor Bill de Blasio can’t escape the long arm of the NYPD’s biggest union as he continues his quixotic quest for White House. Nearly two ...
20:32, 06/26/2019

Protest Over Eric Garner’s Death Disrupts Democratic Debate The protest, aimed at Mayor Bill de Blasio, broke out during Senator Cory Booker’s opening statement. Separate protesters interrupted former Vice Pres...
07:48, 08/01/2019

Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition figures barred from city council ballot As many as 25,000 protesters turned out in central Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal by city election officials to allow several opposition figur...
06:00, 07/21/2019

Thousands of demonstrators demand free elections in Moscow’s biggest protest in years A month of demonstrations over elections for the Moscow city legislature have turned into the biggest sustained protest movement in Russia since 2011-...
04:48, 08/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Thousands rally at election protest in Moscow, leading activist arrested Tens of thousands of Muscovites staged Russia's biggest political protest for years on Saturday, rallying to demand free city-wide elections in spite ...
18:48, 08/10/2019

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
14:48, 06/11/2019

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 dissent...
18:16, 06/12/2019

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
14:16, 06/11/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extraditi...
16:16, 06/06/2019

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated mass...
10:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes ...
07:48, 05/29/2019

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. &...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Protesters March in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiaut...
13:16, 06/09/2019

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the na...
04:32, 06/07/2019

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 wides...
12:32, 06/15/2019

Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong legislature over extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — There have been chaotic scenes at Hong Kong’s legislative assembly as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the...
05:16, 05/11/2019

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 u...
23:16, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong legislators brawl over contentious extradition law Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong's legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over an extradition law that will...
10:32, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed ...
13:00, 06/03/2019

Nearly 1,400 People Detained at Violent Moscow Protest (MOSCOW) — Nearly 1,400 people were detained in a violent police crackdown on an opposition protest in Moscow, a Russian monitoring group said S...
21:16, 07/28/2019

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting o...
19:48, 07/24/2019

Hundreds protest Louisiana’s passage of ‘heartbeat’ bill BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators filed into the Louisiana State Capitol a day after lawmakers passed a strict new abortion ban that D...
05:32, 05/31/2019

Protest at Oregon Capitol as climate bill stalls Hundreds of people rallied Thursday at the Statehouse in Oregon to show support for Republican Senators who walked out to block a climate change bill....
06:16, 06/28/2019

UK, Canada express concern over proposed Hong Kong extradition changes Britain and Canada said on Thursday it was vital that extradition arrangements in Hong Kong fully respect the region's high degree of autonomy from Ch...
15:00, 05/30/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the special administrative region's government pushes for sweeping...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China...
12:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong in limbo as extradition protests crisis deepens Hong Kong’s legislature has suspended meetings as leaders consider their next steps following violent clashes between police and protesters who oppose...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets. &...
16:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong extradition law seen raising risks for U.S. interests: commission A proposed new extradition law in Hong Kong could extend China's "coercive reach" into the financial hub and create serious risks for U.S. national se...
13:48, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Germany reviews its Hong Kong extradition accord HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The German government says it ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

UK PM May says Hong Kong extradition must be in line with Sino-British declaration British Prime Minister Theresa May said extradition rules in Hong Kong had to respect the rights and freedoms set out in the 1984 Sino-British Joint ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong extradition protesters escalate fight in suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill that has ...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Cracks have appeared in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, with local media reporting the city's government...
09:00, 06/15/2019

China reiterates support for Hong Kong government on extradition law China's central government firmly supports the Hong Kong government in passing an extradition law allowing people to be sent to mainland China for tri...
12:48, 06/12/2019

U.S. warns extradition law changes may jeopardize Hong Kong's special status The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to ma...
01:16, 06/11/2019

More than 1,000 people detained during opposition election protest in Moscow More than 1,000 of protesters have been arrested by police in the center of Moscow Saturday, in a crackdown on opposition supporters demanding free an...
05:16, 07/28/2019

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the...
15:16, 06/05/2019

Doctors' Protest Against National Medical Commission Bill Tomorrow OPDs in government hospitals across the country will be shut on Wednesday as part of protests against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill which...
14:48, 07/30/2019

House GOP education bill moving forward as teachers protest CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite teacher protests, Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates have advanced their wide-ranging education prop...
04:16, 06/18/2019

Doctors' Protest Against National Medical Commission Bill Continues Healthcare services at many government hospitals were affected for the second consecutive day on Friday as resident doctors continued their strike and...
12:16, 08/02/2019

Q&A: Why hundreds of thousands protested in Hong Kong Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to protest a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects...
15:16, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong mothers march in support of anti-extradition students Thousands of mothers marched in Hong Kong on Friday in support of students who have taken to the streets in recent weeks to protest against an extradi...
18:00, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong Protester Dies After Unfurling Anti-Extradition Banner A man has died after unfurling a banner protesting Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall, local media reports. The man, de...
19:16, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters rally again near government offices More than 1,000 people, mostly students dressed in black, rallied outside government offices in Hong Kong on Friday as protests over a controversial e...
17:32, 06/28/2019

Specter of extradition law spreads as Hong Kong bookseller flees to Taiwan A Hong Kong bookseller who was detained by China is seeking refuge in Taiwan, saying his home city will no longer be safe when new laws are enacted al...
19:48, 04/29/2019

'We have the voice:' Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters shouting slogans and carrying signs marched through Hong Kong in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a proposal that could see fugit...
13:16, 06/09/2019

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
19:48, 06/13/2019

Russian police detain 317 people over election protest: monitor Russian police detained 317 people on Saturday, including prominent opposition activists, around a political protest in Moscow which authorities had d...
16:48, 07/27/2019

Black-clad, anti-extradition protesters flood streets of Hong Kong Thousands of demonstrators blockaded police headquarters on Friday as Asia's leading financial center braced itself for a third weekend of mass protes...
19:48, 06/21/2019

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the b...
22:32, 06/16/2019

U.S. State Department Expresses ‘Grave Concern’ Over Hong Kong Extradition Proposal The U.S. State Department expressed “grave concern” over a proposed law in Hong Kong that would allow extraditions to mainland China, warn...
04:16, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the ...
08:48, 06/09/2019

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters storm key road as extradition protests mount Hundreds of demonstrators tried to occupy an important arterial road near the offices of the Hong Kong government on Wednesday as protests mounted aga...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Activists in Hong Kong make pitch to extradition protesters: register to vote Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an opp...
11:32, 06/20/2019

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, three people dead: medics At least three people were killed when Sudanese security forces stormed a protest camp in central Khartoum early on Monday, a medical association affi...
09:32, 06/03/2019

Russian police detain people gathering in Moscow for opposition protest Russian police have started detaining people gathering in central Moscow for an opposition protest on Saturday that had been declared illegal by the a...
16:48, 07/27/2019

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, nine people dead: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday morning and at least nine people were reported killed in the worst ...
14:32, 06/03/2019

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, more than 30 people killed: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and opposition-linked medics said more than 30 people were killed i...
22:16, 06/03/2019

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, more than 35 people killed: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and opposition-linked medics said more than 35 people were killed i...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Two men fined for eating raw squirrels to protest veganism as people begged them to stop Deonisy Khlebnikov, 22 and Gatis Lagzdins, 29, ate the squirrels, with the skin and fur still intact, at the Soho Vegan Food Market in late March. &#...
17:16, 07/23/2019

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, 13 people dead: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday morning and at least 13 people were reported killed in the worst vi...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all aborti...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong: Thousands mobilize for anti-triad rally Defying a police ban, protesters rallied through a New Territories' town where a mob brutally attacked people last week. Hong Kong authorities have be...
12:00, 07/27/2019

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 e...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong International Airport Protesters occupied the Hong Kong International Airport Monday, forcing officials to cancel flights. The airport is the eighth largest in the world. ...
04:16, 08/13/2019

Hong Kong police say 11 protesters arrested, 22 officers injured in Wednesday demonstration against extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say 11 protesters arrested, 22 officers injured in Wednesday demonstration against extradition law....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international bus...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Crowds demand Hong Kong's top official quit after only pausing on China extradition plan Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but did not withdraw —conten...
13:00, 06/16/2019

Parliament Live Updates: Congress Leaders Protest Over Karnataka Crisis Congress leaders including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma protested in front of the Gandhi statue in the Parliament today. Congress leade...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Hundreds of loggers, farmers, ranchers circle Oregon Capitol to protest climate bill Hundreds of loggers and farmers rallied at the Capitol Thursday against a greenhouse gas emissions bill and in support of 11 absent Republican senator...
06:16, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong protests: Thousands march through Yuen Long despite police ban Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in defiance of a police ban in the latest round of civil action over the Chinese extrad...
16:48, 07/27/2019

Watch: Hundreds of thousands of protesters fill Hong Kong streets A time-lapse video from June 9 shows hundreds of thousands of protesters streaming into Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay area to protest the government’s prop...
18:48, 06/10/2019

Clashes erupt as thousands march in Hong Kong against Chinese traders Several thousand people marched in Hong Kong on Saturday against traders from mainland China in what is fast becoming a summer of unrest in the semi-a...
20:32, 07/13/2019

Thousands Of Protesters In Hong Kong Defy Police Ban, Begin March Thousands of pro-democracy protesters defied a police ban and began marching through Hong Kong on Sunday, a day after riot police fired rubber bullets...
12:16, 07/28/2019

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...
08:00, 06/10/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects ...
17:32, 06/14/2019

Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of protesters surround government headquarters in Hong Kong as officials prepare to table extradition law....
05:00, 06/12/2019

The people of Puerto Rico are angry: Here is what's fueling a major protest planned for Monday A major demonstration is planned Monday in Puerto Rico in an unrelenting push to get Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign after a text message scand...
01:32, 07/22/2019

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 i...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia ...
23:16, 08/12/2019

Hong Kong airport continues to see delays; thousands of protesters occupy terminals for fifth day More than 100 flights were canceled at Hong Kong International Airport Tuesday as thousands of demonstrators flooded the airport’s main terminal for t...
17:48, 08/13/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against proposed law allowing extraditions to mainland China Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the local government scrap a plan that would allow extraditions to mainla...
09:32, 04/29/2019

Hong Kong: police fire teargas as thousands march in Yuen Long Activists had defied police ban to stage protest at site where attacks took place last weekendHong Kong riot police have fired teargas and pepper spra...
16:16, 07/27/2019

Thousands gather in Hong Kong for China's lone Tiananmen Square memorial Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday for the lone memorial in China commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square...
01:00, 06/05/2019

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 over...
12:00, 07/21/2019

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 ...
19:32, 06/16/2019

Joshua Wong released from prison day after hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong A day after organizers said 2 million Hong Kongers took to the streets to march against an extradition bill with China, one of the city's pro-democrac...
08:48, 06/17/2019

Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants to rally, wave of protests planned Thousands of Hong Kong civil servants are planning to rally on Friday night in support of protesters and to urge authorities to rebuild confidence in ...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Armoured Vehicles, Thousands Of Chinese Soldiers Reach Hong Kong Border Thousands of Chinese military personnel waving red flags paraded at a sports stadium in a city across the border from Hong Kong on Thursday, an AFP re...
13:00, 08/15/2019

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, defyin...
18:16, 08/02/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since 1989 Tiananmen Square protests More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed....
20:16, 05/26/2019

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 pr...
14:32, 08/17/2019

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country...
10:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong protesters appeal to world leaders as China tries to smother debate 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 th...
08:16, 06/27/2019

Warsaw: Tens of thousands march for gay rights Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski said he wanted the city to remain "open" and "tolerant." The LGBT community in Poland has come under sustained attack in recen...
06:16, 06/09/2019

Tens of thousands rally against nationalism before EU votes Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets in a number of European cities before May 23-26 ...
18:32, 05/19/2019

Factbox: What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chinese...
13:32, 07/01/2019

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 Beij...
13:16, 08/04/2019

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forwa...
17:32, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Crowd blocks Hong Kong HQ trying to halt bill HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Hundreds of protesters have blocked acces...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Uber and Lyft Pay Drivers Like Employees to Protest A Bill That Would Make Them Employees A California bill that would classify gig economy workers, such as Uber and Lyft drivers, as employees is currently winding its way through the legisl...
00:16, 07/17/2019

Parents, friends remember Hong Kong protester 'Raincoat Man' who died fighting extradition law Parents of Hong Kong man who plunged to his death putting up banners against extradition legislation urged young people to continue their struggle. &...
07:16, 07/12/2019

Romania: Tens of thousands rally against government in Bucharest Over 20,000 took to the streets of Bucharest to protest the Social Democrat-led government. The demonstrations were organized by Romanian expatriates ...
06:16, 08/11/2019

Passenger anger as tens of thousands hit by BA systems failure More than 500 flights cancelled or delayed by IT glitch affecting London airports British Airways was facing passenger anger on Wednesday as more than...
19:48, 08/08/2019

Moscow Antigovernment Rally Draws Tens of Thousands Nearly 50,000 people flooded a broad boulevard in Moscow, calling for an end to political controls under Russian President Vladimir Putin and decrying...
14:16, 08/11/2019

Tens of Thousands of Kids Risk Homelessness Under New HUD Rule Tens of thousands of children could be displaced and become at risk for homelessness under the Trump administration’s latest effort to bar undocumente...
18:00, 05/10/2019

German May Day protests draw tens of thousands to the streets German unions have called on workers to take to the streets to push for a Europewide minimum wage. Organizers also called for stronger collective barg...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Tens of thousands march to demand change in Algeria Tens of thousands of protesters demanding the removal of Algeria's ruling elite gathered in the capital Algiers for a 12th successive Friday, defying ...
21:16, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader pledges to listen to the people HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Hong Kong’s leader ...
05:00, 07/01/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson says he backs Hong Kong people 'every inch of the way' Boris Johnson, who could be Britain's prime minister by the end of the month, said he backed the people of Hong Kong every inch of the way and caution...
15:16, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill Pressure on Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has dr...
04:48, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong sets June 20 vote on contentious bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy over Hong Kong’s extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The head of Hong Kong’s legi...
12:48, 06/11/2019

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 publi...
15:32, 06/16/2019

Transformer fire leaves tens of thousands without power in NYC: Officials The New York City Fire Department said a transformer fire at West 64th Street and West End Avenue affected hundreds of thousands of customers along a ...
09:00, 07/14/2019

Trump’s ‘sport’ hurt tens of thousands of honest Americans Donald Trump’s callous disregard for others is evident yet again in his series of Tweets on the morning of May 8 responding to the release of ten year...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook now says ‘millions’ of Instagram passwords were exposed, not ‘tens of thousands’ Well, that’s a heck of a revision. Back in March, as part of a disclosure about Facebook having learned that some user passwords were being stor...
16:16, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Istanbul mayor-elect greets tens of thousands Tens of thousands of people have attended an election night celebration after a repeated vote in Istanbul made an opposition candidate mayor-elect of ...
06:48, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill ...
17:32, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere and humble’ apology to her people Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a “humble” apology Sunday for her handling of an extradition law that sparked the biggest pro...
21:16, 06/16/2019