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No end in sight for Hong Kong protests after talks

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Hong Kong student leaders Wednesday said they may not take part in further talks with the government after accusing city authorities of failing to make any meaningful offers to end weeks of mass rallies.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

‘Critical moment’ for Hong Kong protests after new clashes

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Pro-democracy protesters on Sunday accused police of using excessive force against them after violent clashes in Hong Kong, as a senior politician said weeks of rallies have reached a “critical moment.”

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Multiple arrests as Hong Kong demonstrators retake protest camp

Protesters confront riot police in the occupied area in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, early Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. New scuffles broke out Friday night between Hong Kong riot police and pro-democracy activists in a district where police cleared protesters earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Riot police clashed violently with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong Saturday as demonstrators reoccupied a camp mostly cleared the previous day, leading to multiple arrests and jeopardising talks aimed at ending a political stalemate.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

HK leader reopens talks offer after police brutality video

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Hong Kong’s embattled leader made a dramatic u-turn Thursday reopening his offer of talks with student protesters a week after the government abruptly pulled out of discussions aimed at ending more than a fortnight of mass democracy rallies.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hong Kong authorities accused of hiring thugs after clashes

Pro-democracy protesters build a barricade on the main road in the occupied areas outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong's Admiralty, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. Officers took away unmanned metal barricades at the edges of the city's Central financial district early Monday, ahead of the rush hour.  AP PHOTO/KIN CHEUNG

Dozens of masked men rushed barricades at Hong Kong’s main pro-democracy site on Monday, sparking renewed accusations that authorities are using hired thugs to disperse demonstrators.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »