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China replaces its top Hong Kong official in first major change following months of pro-democracy protests
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China replaces its top Hong Kong official in first major change following months of pro-democracy protests

Wang Zhimin, the director of China's liaison office in Hong Kong who coordinates between the local government of the former British colony and the central government in Beijing, has been replaced, official media in Beijing reported.

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam says Chinese military could step in if situation gets worse, reiterates plea for peaceful negotiations
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Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam says Chinese military could step in if situation gets worse, reiterates plea for peaceful negotiations

Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam warned that the Chinese military could step in if an uprising for democratic reforms that have rocked the city for months 'becomes so bad'.

Hong Kong limps to normalcy after violent clashes; metro operations resume partially after suffering massive infrastructure damage
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Hong Kong limps to normalcy after violent clashes; metro operations resume partially after suffering massive infrastructure damage

However, the rallies deteriorated into running clashes as night fell. Police fired tear gas and used baton charges in an attempt to disperse petrol bomb-throwing protesters in several locations across the Asian financial hub

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam set to hold dialogue with public next week, reiterates need to end violence
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Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam set to hold dialogue with public next week, reiterates need to end violence

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she and her team would begin dialogue sessions with the community next week while reiterating that violence that has roiled the city must end.

Hong Kong protesters take to hills to form human chains during autumn festival; city leader pledges housing reform in an attempt to end turmoil
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Hong Kong protesters take to hills to form human chains during autumn festival; city leader pledges housing reform in an attempt to end turmoil

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters took to the hills to form flashlight-carrying human chains on Friday, using the colourful Mid-Autumn Festival as a backdrop

Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests cause transport chaos with more than 100 flights cancelled today
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Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests cause transport chaos with more than 100 flights cancelled today

Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters are close to creating a 'very dangerous situation', the city's leader warned as train travel and international flights in the city were thrown into chaos

Hong Kong protests: Six hurt by fireworks amid clashes with police over arrest of 44 people on riot charges
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Hong Kong protests: Six hurt by fireworks amid clashes with police over arrest of 44 people on riot charges

Protesters clashed with police again in Hong Kong on Tuesday night after reports that some of their detained colleagues would be charged with the relatively serious charge of rioting

China hints at deployment of military in Hong Kong to quell anti-extradition protests that have raged for past 2 months
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China hints at deployment of military in Hong Kong to quell anti-extradition protests that have raged for past 2 months

The Chinese military on Wednesday warned pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong that it could deploy its soldiers on the city government's request in the wake of continuing anti-extradition protests.

Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'is dead'  but stops short of protesters' demands to withdraw proposal
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Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill 'is dead' but stops short of protesters' demands to withdraw proposal

Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday said a widely loathed proposal to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland "is dead" but again stopped short of protester demands to withdraw the bill

Hong Kong protests fade as govt headquarters reopen, but protesters want Chief Executive Carrie to quit
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Hong Kong protests fade as govt headquarters reopen, but protesters want Chief Executive Carrie to quit

Hong Kong's government headquarters reopened Tuesday as the number of protesters outside dwindled to a few dozen and life returned to normal in the former British colony

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam suspends divisive extradition bill after massive protests
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Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam suspends divisive extradition bill after massive protests

The city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam came under huge pressure to abandon the controversial legislation, including from her own political allies and advisers.

China hits out at EU for 'irresponsible and erroneous' remarks over Hong Kong's extradition bill
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China hits out at EU for 'irresponsible and erroneous' remarks over Hong Kong's extradition bill

China on Thursday hit out at the European Union for making 'irresponsible and erroneous' remarks about Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill.

International pressure grows on Hong Kong as EU backs citizens' concern over extradition bill
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International pressure grows on Hong Kong as EU backs citizens' concern over extradition bill

Hong Kong was facing growing international pressure Thursday over a controversial extradition bill that has prompted violent street protests.

Hong Kong Legislative Council has 'no time set aside' for debate on extradition law; traffic restored day after protests by thousands
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Hong Kong Legislative Council has 'no time set aside' for debate on extradition law; traffic restored day after protests by thousands

Thousands of people filled streets of Hong Kong in recent days to oppose the proposed legislation on extradition of criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China.

Hundreds protest in Hong Kong ahead of legislature debate on extradition law that will allow exchange of prisoners with China
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Hundreds protest in Hong Kong ahead of legislature debate on extradition law that will allow exchange of prisoners with China

Government officials in Hong Kong are bracing for a showdown as protesters and police continue to face off ahead of Wednesday's debate over changes allowing extradition to the Chinese mainland.