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Hong Kong activists mark one month of ‘Umbrella Movement’

Stickers with messages of support are seen on a wall in the occupied areas surrounding the government complex in Hong Kong Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Crowds of protesters who filled Hong Kong's streets with demands for more democracy thinned dramatically Tuesday after student leaders and the government agreed to hold talks in the increasingly frustrated city. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Hong Kong democracy activists on Tuesday marked one month of mass protests, calling on supporters to gather for an evening rally wearing the masks they have used to ward off police tear gas and pepper spray.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Hong Kong protesters to vote on gov’t offers

A pro-democracy protester dressed as Spider-man, holding a yellow umbrella, stands on a barricade in the occupied area in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or accept government offers for more talks and clear their protest camps. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting Sunday to gauge protesters’ response to government proposals to end the monthlong street occupation.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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 »

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