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Hong Kong protesters call for vigils after student dies
1 day ago
A student was found in a pool of blood at a parking garage in Hong Kong. Protesters claim he fell from a ledge as he fled tear gas and his death has spurred on the protest movement.
Hong Kong riot police on edge, fire tear gas
1 day ago
A flash mob sprang up in Hong Kong's financial district, a day after two protesters were critically wounded. The United States has expressed "grave concern" with recent developments and condemned violence on all sides.
Why protesters humiliate, covered in paint and forcibly cut off Bolivian mayor's hair
2 days ago
Protesters in Bolivia have used an excuse against the mayor of the Bolivian town of Vinto, Patricia Arce, to force her resignation while on her knees after they sprayed her with red paint and subjected to two hours of humiliation.
Clashes as fresh anti-government protests hit Hong Kong
An anti-government protest in Hong Kong has turned violent, with police and protesters exchanging tear gas and petrol bombs. The march took place despite recent attacks on protesters.
Hong Kong sees 20th weekend of protests
Hong Kong protesters unleashed another wave of destruction on the city, setting fires and wrecking shops in a pattern of violence that has taken root after 20 weeks of demonstrations. Stephen Engle reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."
Indonesian society splinters under conservative draft laws
At least two protesters have died as Indonesian students have mobilized the largest demonstrations in two decades against a new set of proposed conservative laws they say will discriminate against women and minorities.
Lebanon: Whatsapp tax sparks mass protests
Protesters have vented their frustration at several new proposed taxes and other unpopular economic policies. In a state of 'economic emergency,' Lebanon is one of the world's most indebted countries.
Clashes at protests in Ecuador over fuel price hike
Protesters clashed with Ecuadorian forces as they marched toward the capital to demonstrate against soaring fuel prices, with the government announcing three oil facilities had been seized, slashing production by 12 percent.
Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning
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Apple removed a Hong Kong map application used by pro-democracy protesters, saying it endangered police, after China warned the US tech giant to drop the app.
Hong Kong protesters trash subway station, stage mall rally
Riot police were called after a small masked group vandalized ticket machines and smashed surveillance cameras. A planned airport takeover failed to materialize but many stores shut when protesters rallied at a mall.
Violent 'yellow vest' protests break out in Nantes
Protests in the western French city of Nantes grew violent as police fired tear gas in clashes with protesters. At least 18 people have been reportedly arrested by police.
Hong Kong protesters sing 'God Save the Queen'
Pro-democracy protesters are demanding former colonial power Britain take a stronger stance against China to ensure Hong Kong's special rights. Demonstrators waved the UK flag and sang in front of the UK Consulate.