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Tensions simmer between Hong Kong riot police, protesters after day of violence

Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced early on Thursday for possible further clashes across the city's financial district after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would al...

Tensions simmer between Hong Kong riot police, protesters after day of violence

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'Hong Kong' searches surge behind China's Great Firewall Chinese censors are working hard to erase or block news of the Hong Kong protests on social media and search platforms amid a surge in interest from ...
06:00, 06/14/2019

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...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong restaurant owner strikes to support protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong restaurant owner Kelvin Chung has joined other small businesses in closing their doors to show solidarity with thousands o...
16:00, 06/12/2019

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 tr...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent d...
10:00, 06/14/2019

The Latest: China backs Hong Kong’s handling of protests HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 4:45 p.m. China’s government says...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong is in danger. China’s promise of democracy was a lie | Anonymous The extradition bill would bulldoze our legal system and hurt our economy. As a former lawyer, I’m protesting to save themThe ninth of June 2019 was ...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extrad...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislat...
08:48, 06/13/2019

China summons U.S. diplomat to complain about Hong Kong remarks China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that wo...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center fo...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow p...
05:16, 04/29/2019

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are holding a candlelight vigil commemorating the Tiananmen protests and remembering the victims of the crackdow...
16:48, 06/04/2019

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to Chi...
15:32, 06/15/2019

Extradition law is 'final nail' in Hong Kong's coffin: activist A Hong Kong independence activist said on Tuesday that proposed amendments to the city's legal system that would allow captured fugitives to be sent ...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial c...
14:16, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Remembers Tiananmen Square Victims 30 Years On More than 180,000 people attended a Hong Kong vigil remembering victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years ago, organizers said, equaling the ...
09:00, 06/05/2019

Tiananmen Square massacre marked with Hong Kong vigil More than 100,000 gather for anniversary but many fear for future of commemorationMore than 100,000 people have gathered in Hong Kong for a candlelig...
09:16, 06/05/2019

Hong Kong court: Denying same-sex spousal benefits unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples in a ruling ...
09:32, 06/06/2019

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets HONG KONG (AP) — A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that wou...
13:00, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over treaty with mainland China Lawmakers in Hong Kong pushed and shoved each other, requiring at least one to be carried off in a gurney, inside the island territory’s parlia...
23:16, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam held a press conference saying her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest pro...
10:16, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader suspends unpopular bill for now HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam ha...
09:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Is Set to Delay Extradition Bill Indefinitely Postponing the bill, which would allow extradition to mainland China, would be a remarkable reversal for the city’s leader, who had vowed to press on...
08:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader Lam to meet media at 3 p.m. on Saturday: statement Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspe...
08:32, 06/15/2019

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and business executives off Hong K...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong legislators fight physically over extradition bill A fight broke out in the Hong Kong legislature Saturday as some lawmakers literally fought over a proposal allow criminal suspects there to be extrad...
17:48, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong media 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 ange...
08:32, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong activists mark Tiananmen anniversary Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have gathered to mark 30 years since China’s bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen...
16:00, 06/04/2019

After Protests, Hong Kong 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 h...
15:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: Thousands Take to the Streets Many protesters said they were no longer demonstrating only against a contentious extradition bill but also the city’s leadership and the police resp...
09:32, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germa...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In ...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rig...
23:16, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong Activist Granted Asylum by Germany: 'I Had No Choice' Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, a sign of waning international confidence in the city’s political freedoms and ...
15:48, 05/22/2019

EU tells Hong Kong leader of its concerns at extradition plans The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong told Hong Kong's leader of its concerns on Friday over a proposed extradition law that could see...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 mi...
09:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying...
00:16, 06/16/2019

US Student Wrote, "I'm From Hong Kong." Intense Chinese Anger Followed Sitting on a bus in Boston, thousands of miles from her home in Hong Kong, college student Frances Hui crossed paths with an inquisitive fellow passe...
07:48, 05/26/2019

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 ...
13:32, 05/26/2019

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 sweepin...
08:00, 05/29/2019

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 C...
16:32, 05/30/2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill. ...
20:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong’s first female leader Carrie Lam is fighting for her political life, vulnerable to a public that never truly backed her and a leadership in...
17:48, 06/15/2019

This Hong Kong CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials "When I look at Rosewood, I see myself as a target customer. So, that makes it quite easy to kind of craft the experiences, because I would be lookin...
13:32, 05/31/2019

30 Years After Tiananmen, the Future for Protest in Hong Kong Is Hazy As demonstrators in Hong Kong prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, one question on people’s minds is: For how much...
22:16, 06/02/2019

Crowds Return to Hong Kong Streets to Protest Extradition Law Tens of thousands marched through Hong Kong in one of the strongest protest turnouts in recent years, a resurgence of activism as opposition grows ov...
01:16, 04/29/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to C...
12:16, 05/11/2019

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would re...
23:00, 06/14/2019

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 s...
12:32, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a mas...
06:16, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Craves Autonomy as China Demands Loyalty Hong Kong is an island of free speech and civil liberties in an authoritarian sea. It is not, however, a democracy. Citizens have never had the power...
09:16, 06/10/2019

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the c...
00:32, 06/11/2019

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 m...
01:16, 06/11/2019

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters. &#...
00:16, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow peopl...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditi...
22:00, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill Many Hong Kong residents were angered by a decision by the territory's leader to move ahead with an extradition bill despite a massive weekend protes...
15:32, 06/10/2019

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar commen...
02:00, 06/15/2019

The Latest: China supports Hong Kong extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. China says it supports ...
11:32, 06/10/2019

Tesla car catches fire in Hong Kong parking lot: media A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured...
19:48, 05/14/2019

China says Hong Kong matters purely an internal affair China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Hong Kong matters are purely a Chinese internal affair and China demands the United States stops interf...
09:48, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong reports African swine fever case Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday night, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Timeline: Unease grows in Hong Kong about eroding freedoms Steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have raised unease among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst ...
12:32, 06/12/2019

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of...
02:32, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong's independence advocates fear reach of proposed extradition law Some Hong Kong independence activists say they may be forced to leave the city if a proposed extradition law allowing suspects to be sent to mainland...
12:32, 05/31/2019

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 dold...
13:16, 06/10/2019

US briefing: Kushner company, Hong Kong protests and US-Mexico deal Monday’s top story: Firm part-owned by president’s son-in-law received $90m from offshore investors. Plus, San Francisco’s fog is an Instagram hitSub...
14:16, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong reports second swine fever case, to cull 4,700 pigs Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of African swine fever, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China, with ...
10:00, 06/01/2019

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city agai...
23:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protes Hong Kong's leader signaled Monday that her government will push ahead with amendments to extradition laws despite a massive protest against the...
19:48, 06/10/2019

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban o...
20:16, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong gears up for protests, strikes as extradition anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow peopl...
09:48, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong braces for new mass protests against planned extraditions to China Hong Kong braced for strikes, transport go-slows and another mass demonstration in protest against a proposed extradition law that would allow people...
15:16, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests, strikes as anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow peopl...
08:16, 06/11/2019

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...
07:16, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest HONG KONG — A highly controversial legislative measure in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China has pushed ...
05:48, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to...
08:32, 05/21/2019

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 an...
19:48, 06/11/2019

U.S. gravely concerned by proposed amendments to Hong Kong extradition laws The United States is gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a U....
00:00, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong scores hit with Tiananmen song HONG KONG (AP) — Thirty years after it was crushed by China’s army, the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement is being commemorated in art, l...
17:00, 06/02/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear con...
12:48, 06/10/2019

AB InBev files for Hong Kong IPO of Asia business to raise $5 billion The world's biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, filed plans on Friday to spin off its Asian business via a Hong Kong initial public offering, in a...
12:49, 05/10/2019

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 wo...
03:16, 06/09/2019

US briefing: Trump's 'secret' Mexico plan, Hong Kong and ExxonMobil Wednesday’s top story: President’s agreement already largely revealed by Mexican officials. And Team USA’s perfect World Cup openerSubscribe now to r...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Hundreds of thousands are protesting an extradition bill in Hong Kong. Here's why. Crowds of protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demonstrate against a proposed extradition bill.       &...
00:16, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extrad...
14:00, 06/12/2019

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public ...
15:16, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
16:48, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite...
18:48, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong culls 6,000 pigs after African swine fever found Incurable virus detected in a pig imported from Guangdong province in mainland ChinaHong Kong will cull 6,000 pigs after its first ever case of Afric...
07:16, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill a 'terrible blow' to rule of law: Patten Hong Kong's last British governor Chris Patten said on Thursday a proposed extradition bill allowing suspects to be sent to China for trial is a "ter...
08:48, 06/06/2019

Chinese paper says 'foreign forces' trying to create havoc in Hong Kong "Foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former Briti...
03:48, 06/10/2019

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 chan...
14:16, 06/04/2019

| Chinese media blames Hong Kong demo on collusion with West Chinese media on has blamed foreign interference over the huge protest that brought central Hong Kong to a standstill, accusing opponents of the city...
11:00, 06/10/2019

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 dold...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong delays bill debate as protest crowds amass at HQ Hong Kong delayed a legislative session to debate extradition bill as protesters amassed to block entry to the building out of concern the measure si...
07:48, 06/12/2019

| 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 ...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong holds somber Tiananmen vigil as Beijing goes into lockdown Tens of thousands joined a somber candlelight vigil in Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire on student-le...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Hong Kong to press on with extradition bill despite fears people will 'disappear' Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make criti...
08:32, 06/10/2019

Tesla Model S Catches Fire In Hong Kong Parking Lot: Report A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured...
20:16, 05/14/2019

| 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 cam...
13:00, 06/11/2019

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose ...
07:16, 06/10/2019

Massive extradition bill protest fills Hong Kong streets Hundreds of thousands of protesters in Hong Kong have marched to show their opposition to legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mai...
18:00, 06/09/2019

China state media blames Hong Kong protests on 'lawlessness' Protests in Hong Kong over planned new extradition laws with China are "hammering" the city's reputation, with outbreaks of "lawlessness" undermining...
08:16, 06/13/2019

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 pe...
15:32, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong leader says Taiwan stance aids delay Hong Kong’s leader has said Taiwan’s insistence that it would not hand over a suspect in the slaying of a Hong Kong woman on the island helped her de...
12:00, 06/15/2019

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 ...
21:00, 06/15/2019

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 street...
00:00, 06/14/2019

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 ret...
15:32, 06/15/2019

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....
23:48, 06/13/2019

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 bil...
20:00, 06/15/2019

Members of Hong Kong’s Pro-Beijing Bloc Say Extradition Bill Needs Delay A top adviser to Hong Kong’s chief executive said it would be impossible to rush through the bill after unrest in the wake of clashes between the pol...
11:32, 06/14/2019

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

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing politician also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition ...
17:16, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the pu...
09:00, 06/16/2019

City of dissent: How Hong Kong has a long and proud tradition of protesting From the Leftist riots of the 1960s to an uprising that fought a "brainwashing" National Education system, Hongkongers have always protested. But has...
06:48, 06/15/2019

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 ...
06:48, 06/15/2019

Carrie Lam: A ‘Good Fighter’ in the Crisis Over the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s chief executive is known for being a workaholic and for practically never backing down in a fight. Faced with protests over the proposed ...
22:00, 06/14/2019

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 d...
04:32, 06/15/2019

China foreign ministry says Hong Kong affairs an internal matter China's foreign ministry said on Saturday Hong Kong matters were a Chinese internal affair and no country, organization or individual has a right to ...
15:32, 06/15/2019

Britain praises Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt welcomed a decision by the Hong Kong government to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extrad...
15:32, 06/15/2019

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 a...
20:32, 04/29/2019

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests HONG KONG (AP) — Traffic has been restored in the heart of Hong Kong a day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that wo...
04:48, 06/13/2019

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 demonstr...
09:16, 06/16/2019

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s govern...
20:32, 06/15/2019

Chinese cyberattack hits encrypted messaging app used by Hong Kong protestors BEIJING — An encrypted messaging app said Thursday that it was hit by a powerful cyberattack from China as a major protest unfolded in Hong Kong. The...
04:32, 06/14/2019

A Hong Kong Extradition Protester Who Fell to His Death Is Being Hailed as a ‘Martyr’ A 35-year-old man who died after unfurling a banner denouncing Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall is being hailed by p...
09:00, 06/16/2019

China condemns violent behavior in Hong Kong, supports government China's foreign ministry said on Thursday the central government strongly condemns the violent behavior of protesters in Hong Kong and supports the g...
10:16, 06/13/2019

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police du...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Tesla is Updating Battery Software After Model S Catches Fire in Hong Kong A Tesla Model S caught fire in a Hong Kong parking lot on Sunday, less than a month after video of a Model S bursting into flames in Shanghai, China ...
01:32, 05/16/2019

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 Britis...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after more than half a million people took to the streets to thwart a proposed ex...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Filipino maids' dragon boat team makes splash in Hong Kong Filipino women are paddling for gold in this year’s dragon boat races in Hong Kong, with one thing separating them from the competition - they are al...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation: U.S. official The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramat...
18:48, 06/14/2019

Tesla rolls out Model S and X battery software update after Hong Kong fire Tesla has responded to reports about a Model S bursting in flames in Hong Kong by rolling out a software update to beef up its vehicles' battery...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Alibaba Weighs a Hong Kong Listing as Trade Hawks Turn Up the Temperature The U.S.-traded Chinese company has long discussed such a move, but the news fuels debate as some inside and outside the White House call for weakeni...
19:32, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge protest Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow...
06:16, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year -term sheet Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd has opened the books on an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to $1.24 billion, in what...
09:00, 06/05/2019

Telegram says China was behind a powerful attack that disrupted the service during Hong Kong protests Telegram is one of the end-to-end encrypted chat apps out there that offers the same kind of security as iMessage or WhatsApp when it comes to protec...
18:48, 06/13/2019

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 Squar...
09:00, 06/05/2019

Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets on Sunday to demand Hong Kong's leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bil...
03:48, 06/16/2019

Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be...
21:16, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the buildi...
10:48, 06/12/2019

Fresh Protests Force Hong Kong to Postpone Extradition Bill Debate Thousands of demonstrators poured into the streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barr...
08:16, 06/12/2019

Tencent, Alibaba, Xiaomi units win Hong Kong online banking license Hong Kong's banking regulator has issued four more online-only banking licenses to units of Alibaba, PingAn and smartphone maker Xiaomi, as well as t...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.  ...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed dur...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law to allow extraditions to China, and opponents of the bill said they would ...
18:48, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Sent Back to Prison After Losing Appeal Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong, one of the student leaders of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, was sent back to prison Thursday after losing an ...
12:16, 05/16/2019

A proposed legal change in Hong Kong has businesses worried about the fate of the city A Hong Kong government proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China is stoking fresh anxiety over the resilience of local autonomy in the financi...
08:48, 05/09/2019

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

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​C...
02:16, 06/10/2019

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 mainl...
09:32, 04/29/2019

Veteran cleric and Hong Kong democrat keeps up quest for 'historical truth' of Tiananmen Veteran Hong Kong democracy campaigner and Baptist cleric Chu Yiu-ming was in his mid-40s when he joined demonstrators around Beijing's Tiananmen Squ...
08:16, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen Square vigil on 30th anniversary A vigil commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown has attracted thousands of activists and residents. Organizers say the a...
23:00, 06/04/2019

'Foreign forces' seeking to create havoc in Hong Kong, Chinese paper says Certain "foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the form...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Nissan’s Infiniti brand to move back to Japan from Hong Kong: document Nissan Motor Co’s premium brand Infiniti is relocating its headquarters back to Japan from Hong Kong, its home since 2012, to create "more operationa...
11:16, 05/29/2019

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bri...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition l...
11:16, 06/08/2019

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow...
12:16, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill amid protest pressure Carrie Lam says legislation that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China ‘caused a lot of division’Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has susp...
12:16, 06/15/2019

Alibaba reportedly files for a Hong Kong listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as the third quarter Alibaba has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with...
23:00, 06/13/2019

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, war...
02:48, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples,...
16:48, 06/06/2019

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...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong lawyers protest "polarizing" extradition bill in rare march More than 3,000 Hong Kong lawyers held a rare protest march on Thursday against a proposed extradition bill that could see individuals sent to China ...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’...
11:48, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong crisis deepens 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 “radica...
14:48, 06/11/2019

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 t...
16:00, 06/15/2019

Cboe Global Markets Recognized in Hong Kong As Approved Stock Exchange CHICAGO – January 23, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, toda...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Thousands dressed in black rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after she sus...
09:32, 06/16/2019

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at the worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Commu...
09:48, 06/13/2019

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.   ...
01:32, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong falls silent as authorities delay extradition bill debate Streets reopen after 70 injured in Wednesday’s rallies that were condemned by government leader Carrie Lam as ‘blatant riot’ Hong Kong fell silent on...
07:48, 06/13/2019

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in H...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again In the wake of clashes between protesters and riot police, officials said lawmakers would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow e...
06:32, 06/13/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier f...
13:32, 04/29/2019

| 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 h...
13:32, 06/15/2019

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferr...
12:00, 06/15/2019

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Commu...
11:16, 06/13/2019

Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) Authorized to Provide Automated Trading Services in Hong Kong CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today anno...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that t...
11:48, 05/22/2019

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 ma...
19:48, 06/10/2019

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to am...
08:16, 06/14/2019

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

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 201...
10:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong gears up for mass strikes as thousands rally overnight against extradition bill Hong Kong braced for mass strikes on Wednesday after thousands braved thunderstorms overnight to stage fresh protests against a proposed extradition ...
00:00, 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

China, Hong Kong homebuyers play cross-border musical chairs in Bay Area An ambitious plan to transform the industrial towns of China's Pearl River Delta into a modern economic zone powered by new technology ventures has t...
13:32, 06/13/2019

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 ...
12:48, 06/15/2019

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 bu...
18:00, 06/07/2019

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-r...
16:16, 05/25/2019

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a day after t...
00:00, 06/11/2019

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...
11:32, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to ...
10:00, 06/10/2019

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...
17:16, 05/26/2019

China Allegedly Conducting Cyber Attacks Against Telegram Messaging App to Suppress Hong Kong Protests The Chinese government is allegedly conducting cyber attacks against the messaging app Telegram in an effort to frustrate this week’s protests in Hon...
15:48, 06/13/2019

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 ...
22:32, 06/14/2019

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 w...
15:32, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful....
09:32, 06/06/2019

| Hong Kong protests | Carter talks Trump: WATCH the top World news videos for today Hong Kong police force back protesters trying to storm parliament | Carter talks Trump, China and leadership at church; here are the top World news v...
11:00, 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...
19:00, 06/14/2019

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&#...
06:16, 06/10/2019

Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show ‘one country, two systems’ framework doesn’t work....
11:32, 06/13/2019

May Day Protesters and Police Clash in Paris (PARIS) — French police clashed with stone-throwing protesters who set fires and smashed up vehicles as thousands of people gathered for May Da...
16:32, 05/01/2019

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 da...
03:16, 06/13/2019

Legislation that sparked a brawl in Hong Kong parliament would legalize Chinese kidnapping of Americans, dissidents tell Congress China is pushing legislation that would “legalize kidnappings” of Americans in Hong Kong, a prominent pro-democracy activist warned Congress on Wedne...
02:32, 05/16/2019

Asia Pacific markets set to slip amid US-China trade uncertainty; Hong Kong closed for holiday Stocks in Asia Pacific were poised to start the trading week lower on Monday amid uncertainty on the U.S.-China trade front after tariffs on Chinese ...
01:48, 05/13/2019

Police use tear gas in Paris to control May Day protesters Brief scuffles between police and protesters have broken out in Paris as thousands of people gather for May Day rallies under tight security measures...
16:48, 05/01/2019

| 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....
23:00, 06/13/2019

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie John...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country’s top inve...
14:00, 06/09/2019

French police clash with May Day protesters on Paris streets French police have clashed with stone-throwing protesters who set fires and smashed up vehicles as thousands of people gathered for May Day rallies u...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Protesters shot, killed as Sudan police try to disperse sit-in Security forces have used live rounds in an operation to disperse peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Protesters clash with Indonesian police after election loss Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory in the Indonesian capital after ...
03:32, 05/22/2019

Protesters, police clash in Indonesian capital after election The protesters tried to force their way into the downtown offices of the election supervisory agency late Tuesday and clashes have continued since th...
12:32, 05/22/2019

Indonesian police fire tear gas to disperse protesters Indonesian police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results confirmed President Joko Wid...
23:16, 05/21/2019

Paris Police Clash With Protesters Ahead Of May Day March Paris riot police fired teargas as they squared off against hardline demonstrators among tens of thousands of May Day protesters, who flooded the cit...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” ...
18:32, 06/02/2019

Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence Indonesian police have arrested at least 20 people accused of provoking riots in Jakarta following official results showing President Joko Widodo had...
04:32, 05/22/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the poli...
07:00, 05/17/2019

De Blasio can’t escape police union protesters on the campaign trail More than 700 miles from the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio can’t escape the police union. The mayor, on a swing through South Carolina just days a...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Albania: Protesters throw Molotovs, clash with police in Tirana Anti-goverment protesters have clashed with Albanian police near the main goverment building in Tirana, with some throwing petrol bombs. Opposition l...
01:16, 05/12/2019

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protest in the streets of Jakarta. The c...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Memphis police clash with protesters after killing of 20-year-old black man U.S. Marshals Service agents fatally shot a young black man in Memphis, Tennessee during an attempted arrest, triggering overnight clashes with prote...
20:48, 06/13/2019

Police take hard line on arrested Extinction Rebellion protesters Met assembles team of 30 officers to investigate disruption by activists Police say they may seek to get charges brought against 1,100 Extinction Reb...
04:32, 05/25/2019

State Police arrest 61 housing protesters in New York capitol ALBANY — Lawmakers celebrated Animal Advocacy Day in the capital, but it was the tenants’ rights groups that turned the State Capitol into a zoo. Six...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Protesters and Police Clash in Memphis After Officer-Involved Shooting North Memphis, Tenn., was in chaos Wednesday night after U.S. Marshals Service officers shot and killed a 20-year-old black man, Brandon Webber, in h...
22:32, 06/13/2019

French police fire tear gas at protesters in Paris May Day rally French police fired tear gas to push back masked demonstrators in central Paris on Wednesday as thousands of people used an annual May Day rally to p...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Protesters, police clash in second night of post-election protests in Indonesia Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demon...
20:48, 05/22/2019

French yellow vest protesters clash with police but numbers wane Yellow vest protesters clashed with riot police in Paris and the northern city of Amiens on Saturday as the French anti-government movement waned on ...
22:32, 05/25/2019

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow ...
05:32, 06/12/2019

Cannes filmmaker urges Macron to watch tale of French police violence Filmmaker Ladj Ly urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday to watch his thriller about a chaotic police patrol, in the running for the top ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Chicago protesters march against 'racist' police union, several arrested after obstructing traffic Protesters holding signs accusing the Fraternal Order of Police of being racists gathered Monday in Chicago's Union Park to not only slam the city's ...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFul...
06:32, 06/12/2019

Police officer killed, protesters injured in Sudan after transitional power structure deal announced Violence flared in Sudan's capital Khartoum late on Monday after the military council and opposition groups said they had agreed to a power structure...
01:48, 05/14/2019

Tensions high as Memphis community tries to return to normal after police shooting A sense of calm is restored in the city of Memphis after a tumultuous clash between police and protesters Wednesday after an officer-involved shootin...
01:32, 06/15/2019

'Unspeakable act of violence': Pregnant woman strangled, baby cut from womb, police say Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui, 19, had gone to a Chicago home in response to a Facebook offer of free baby clothes.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Riot Games will let new employees opt for lawsuits over arbitration Under pressure from employees, Riot Games announced tonight that it will let new employees opt to sue rather than be forced into arbitration.Read Mor...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Three Tajik prison guards killed in riot Rioting prisoners have killed three guards in a high-security facility in Tajikistan which houses people convicted of religious extremism, including ...
07:48, 05/20/2019

Riot Employees Prepare For Walkout Today Los Angeles-based Riot Games employees are preparing for a walkout this afternoon in protest of the company’s stance on forced arbitration in what ap...
22:16, 05/06/2019

‘I plugged my nebuliser into a riot van’: what is it like being disabled at a festival? For people with disabilities, going to live shows can require military-grade planning. Eight enthusiasts explain the ups and downs of following the a...
21:32, 05/28/2019

N. Ireland: 2 charged over riot where journalist was killed LONDON (AP) — Two men have appeared in court charged with rioting in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, on the night journalist Lyra McKee was shot and k...
18:32, 05/11/2019

More weapons found in Delaware prison 2 years after riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — More than two years after a fatal inmate riot, investigators have found more homemade weapons in a building at Delaware’...
03:32, 05/08/2019

White supremacists plead guilty in Charlottesville riot CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Two more members of a white supremacist group have pleaded guilty to federal rioting charges in connection with a white n...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Inmates riot, set fire at prison in western Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Security forces have retaken control of a prison in western Indonesia following a riot. A spokeswoman for the Correctional ...
16:48, 05/16/2019

Jury set to deliberate in fatal Delaware prison riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware’s maximum-security ...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Riot announces new League of Legends esports boss Riot Games names John Needham global head of League of Legends esports, putting him in charge of world’s most popular competitive video game and its ...
01:32, 06/06/2019

2 activists linked to Pussy Riot get asylum in Sweden Swedish broadcaster SVT says two activists linked to the Russian protest group Pussy Riot have successfully appealed their rejected asylum applicatio...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Sweden grants asylum to 2 Pussy Riot activists Two members of the Russian protest group have won an appeal on their asylum claim in Sweden. The couple said they had received death threats and fear...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Trial beginning for 1 of 3 defendants left in prison riot Jurors in the trial of one of three remaining inmate defendants in a deadly riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison should use their common sense ...
23:16, 05/06/2019

Riot grrrl pioneers Bikini Kill: 'We're back. It's intense' Their songs excoriated rape culture, their motto was ‘girls to the front’ – and they inspired Nirvana’s biggest hit. Now Bikini Kill are back with a ...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riot A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers tak...
23:32, 05/23/2019

Riot Games is expanding 'League of Legends,' even in the midst of scandal League of Legends has been online for nearly 10 years. During that time, it's competed with newcomers like Dota 2, PUBG, Overwatch, Fortnite and...
00:32, 05/09/2019

Inmate acquitted of guard’s slaying in Delaware prison riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware’s maximum-security prison during which a guard was...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, 32 killed Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed in a high-security prison in Tajikistan after convicted Islamic State militants started a riot, t...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Families Demand Answers After 29 Inmates Die In Venezuela Jail Riot Wracked with pain and anger, dozens of families gathered in front of a morgue in the Venezuelan town of Acarigua on Saturday after 29 inmates died in...
07:48, 05/26/2019

Witness describes prison riot defendant as "puppet master" The prosecution's star witness says an inmate charged with the murder of a correctional officer during a Delaware prison riot was the "puppet master"...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Riot Games employees walk out over workplace harassment lawsuits More than 150 workers at the developer’s Los Angeles HQ join protest – the largest such walkout in video game industry historyEmployees of Riot Games...
18:16, 05/07/2019

Islamic state claims responsibility for Tajikistani prison riot Islamic State claimed responsibility for a prison riot in Tajikistan last month in which 32 people were killed, the militant group's online publicati...
21:32, 06/13/2019

Brazil: Prison riot in Amazonas state leaves at least 8 dead Fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas on Sunday, and at least 15 people died before the riot was brought under...
04:00, 05/27/2019

Riot in Brazil prison leaves 15 choked and stabbed to death A riot between inmates in a prison in Brazilian state of Amazonas ended with 15 dead on Sunday, according to a statement of the state secretariat for...
07:16, 05/27/2019

Russian band Pussy Riot to stage Planned Parenthood benefit The Russian protest band Pussy Riot is planning a concert in Alabama to benefit Planned Parenthood.        ...
01:32, 06/07/2019

Hamas cancels classes in Gaza to send children to 'riot' against Israel, IDF says Israel Defense Forces said Tuesday the militant group Hamas is canceling classes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday to send children to “riot” violently ...
12:32, 05/15/2019

As Deadline Passes, Riot Games Doesn’t Budge On Key Walkout Issue Despite a walkout of hundreds of its employees last week, League of Legends publisher Riot Games said last night that they will not change their stan...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Wine Country review – Amy Poehler's Netflix comedy is a drunken riot The actor makes her directorial debut with a wine-soaked gem about a group of women trying to keep their friendship together during a weekend awayBem...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Riot Games To Make Mobile Version of League Of Legends With Tencent Riot Games is developing a mobile version of League of Legends alongside Chinese tech company Tencent, Reuters said today in a report confirmed by Ko...
21:00, 05/22/2019

ISIS Prisoners Riot at Tajikistan Prison, Leaving Dozens Dead The Justice Ministry said the violence broke out at a prison near the capital when militants armed with knives killed three guards and several prison...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Dozens killed in riot at Tajikistan prison holding Isis militants Three prison guards and 29 inmates die in violence at 1,500-capacity jail in VahdatThree guards and 29 prisoners have been killed in a riot at a high...
13:16, 05/20/2019

Mexico begins deporting members of migrant caravan after shelter riot In a week that has seen the latest migrant caravans largely stalled in southern Mexico, there are further signs that Mexico is honoring a commitment ...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Riot Removes New League of Legends Animation That May Trigger Epileptic Seizures Yesterday, a League of Legends player posted on the game’s forums to complain that a new animation was causing problems for those suffering from epil...
22:16, 05/14/2019

Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, dozens dead Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed after a riot broke out at a high-security prison in Tajikistan. It is the second deadly prison di...
11:48, 05/20/2019

4 face charges in alleged riot at North Dakota youth prison Authorities have charged four teenagers with multiple felonies in adult court in what they described as a riot earlier this year at North Dakota's yo...
22:16, 05/08/2019

Over 150 Riot Employees Walk Out To Protest Forced Arbitration And Sexist Culture Over 150 discontented Riot Games employees walked out of the League of Legends publisher’s offices in Los Angeles today to protest the company’s stan...
00:32, 05/07/2019

Riot Games staff walk out after sexism lawsuits result in forced arbitration More than 150 employees from Riot Games walked out of the League of Legends publisher's offices in Los Angeles yesterday to protest forced arbit...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Riot Games and GameOn launch Latinoamérica Esports Bot for League of Legends fans  Riot Games and GameOn launched the Riot Latinoamérica Esports Bot, the  official and exclusive chat application for the League of Legends Liga Movis...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Riot Games names John Needham as head of League of Legends esports Riot Games names John Needham as the head of League of Legends esports.The current co-heads, Jarred Kennedy and Whalen Rozelle, will move to new role...
03:32, 06/06/2019

Riot Games Tells Rick Fox’s Esports Organization To Remove Investor Accused Of Bigotry League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) commissioner Chris Greenley said in a statement today that if esports organization Echo Fox doesn’t remov...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Riot Games and State Farm extend League of Legends esports pact to 2021 The extension comes only a year after State Farm first started sponsoring the game's esports tournaments. Other sponsors include Alienware and Master...
04:16, 05/22/2019

Exclusive: Tencent and Riot Games developing mobile version of League of Legends - sources China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is working with its U.S. unit Riot Games to develop a mobile version of "League of Legends", the world's most popular de...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Daredevil's amazing single-shot prison riot can't win a stunts Emmy because it's too damn long Consider this your reminder to be impressive, but not too impressive, as you make your operatically violent way through life. Fans of Netflix’s now-c...
15:00, 06/14/2019

On the heels of yesterday’s Riot Games walkout at the League of Legends publisher’s Los Angeles head On the heels of yesterday’s Riot Games walkout at the League of Legends publisher’s Los Angeles headquarters, Riot employees in Dublin are staging th...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Federal criminal probe tied to 'microcap fraud' case may include former Riot Blockchain CEO Federal authorities have launched an investigation into a group of "microcap fraudsters," according to court documents. The investigation is parallel...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Our type on paper: the Love Island villa 2018 in Mallorca is a riot of colour, boudoir touches and flamingoes. Here's how to get the look Love Island returns to ITV for its fourth series this June. The 2018 villa is a riot of blue, pink and orange, with plenty of pineapples and flamingo...
18:00, 05/31/2019

Jury acquits inmate accused of leading Delaware prison riot that left guard dead; charges included murder, kidnapping WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jury acquits inmate accused of leading Delaware prison riot that left guard dead; charges included murder, kidnapping....
21:32, 05/23/2019

Police say man wanted for shooting a Mississippi officer in police station parking lot has been captured WIGGINS, Miss. (AP) — Police say man wanted for shooting a Mississippi officer in police station parking lot has been captured....
05:32, 05/07/2019

Sierra Vista Police seeks applicants for Citizen Police Academy SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. –Sierra Vista Police Department is seeking interested individuals in its Citizen Police Academy program. These classes give peopl...
18:32, 06/04/2019

San Francisco police to return property seized from journalist in raids over leaked police report A San Francisco-based freelance journalist will get back property seized by police during a raid on his home and office earlier this month in relatio...
00:16, 05/22/2019

New York Police Officer Kills Himself, Third Police Suicide in 10 Days The police commissioner urged officers to seek mental health care, reiterating what he said after a deputy chief and detective took their own lives t...
08:48, 06/15/2019

RIOT & MARA: Mining Near-Term Opportunity in Mining Blockchains What do the two Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining companies -- Riot Blockchain (RIOT) and Marathon Patent Group (MARA) -- have in common? Both mark...
16:16, 05/01/2019

VIDEO: Police release footage of elderly man being shoved off city bus; passenger now facing murder charge, police say Video showing a woman violently pushing a 74-year-old man out the door of a stopped bus in downtown Las Vegas on March 21 was released by the Las Veg...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, teammates visit police academy as part of National Police Week Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, and two other quarterbacks, spent time at the Kansas City Regional Police Academy as part of National Police...
21:32, 05/15/2019

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to th...
13:00, 06/07/2019