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Hong Kong crisis escalates as protester shot by police

After one of bloodiest days of unrest, Hong Kong leader says deepening violence will not make gov't yield to pressure.

Hong Kong crisis escalates as protester shot by police

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Anger in Hong Kong over student's death as thousands hold vigils

Calls for independent inquiry as demonstrators mourn the death of the 22-year-old student.

Anger in Hong Kong over student's death as thousands hold vigils

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Hong Kong: Extradition suspect freed but protests still likely

Chan Tong-kai was accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend, leading to an extradition bill causing Hong Kong crisis.

Hong Kong: Extradition suspect freed but protests still likely

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Hong Kong protesters rally in defiance of police ban

Chaotic scenes as police and protesters clash on some of the busiest streets in Kowloon.

Hong Kong protesters rally in defiance of police ban

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Hong Kong council session adjourns as opponents heckle Lam

Chaos erupted for second day as chief executive's critics were dragged one by one from the legislative chamber.

Hong Kong council session adjourns as opponents heckle Lam

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Hong Kong politicians force Lam to suspend policy speech

Chief executive forced to stop policy speech and proceedings suspended, amid heckling from pro-democracy legislators.

Hong Kong politicians force Lam to suspend policy speech

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Hong Kong protesters rally against ban on wearing masks

Thousands of demonstrators take to the streets as High Court hears challenge to ban on donning masks during protests.

Hong Kong protesters rally against ban on wearing masks

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Hong Kong police shoot protester as violent clashes escalate

Street battles between protesters and police in stark contrast to events marking 70 years of communist rule in China.

Hong Kong police shoot protester as violent clashes escalate

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Hong Kong prepares for protests as Beijing parades military might

Hong Kong protesters determined to press home their demands as Beijing celebrates 70 years of the People's Republic.

Hong Kong prepares for protests as Beijing parades military might

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Hong Kong protesters mark 5th anniversary of Umbrella Movement

Police disperse crowds with tear gas and water cannon as tens of thousands descend on government headquarters.

Hong Kong protesters mark 5th anniversary of Umbrella Movement

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Carrie Lam launches listening tour with Hong Kong protesters

After months of demonstrations, Lam spoke face-to-face with 150 citizens drawn from 20,000 who entered for the chance.

Carrie Lam launches listening tour with Hong Kong protesters

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Hong Kong protesters clash with riot police

Tens of thousands take to the streets demanding greater freedoms from Beijing in the former British colony.

Hong Kong protesters clash with riot police