Hong Kong protesters paralyse parts of city for fourth day as schools remain shut; demonstrators block highways, major roads
Anti-government protesters paralysed parts of Hong Kong for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing school closures and blocking highways and other transport links to disrupt the financial hub amid a marked escalation of violence
Hong Kong business district, universities emerge as new battlegrounds for protest; rule of law pushed to the brink, say police
The confrontations followed a particularly brutal day on Monday, when police shot a protester and a man was set on fire, prompting calls from western powers for compromise but further fury in China against any challenge to its rule
Hong Kong protesters threaten to revive demonstrations if demands not met as 'deadline' for pro-Beijing govt draws close
Hong Kong student groups were preparing to mobilise support for another major demonstration, a union leader said, as a Thursday deadline approached for the pro-Beijing government to respond to demands of protesters who have shaken the city with massive rallies.
Young activists from the new "localist" movement say vigil for Tiananmen victims aims at democracy for China when Hong Kong should push for its own autonomy