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Protests paralyze Hong Kong – Hong Kong Video

Maggie Lake speaks with Ivan Watson live from the heart of the Hong Kong democracy protests. More from CNN at http://www.cnn.com/ To license this and other C… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Hong Kong's Protests Are Over—for Now

Hong Kong's Protests Are Over—for Now In tactical terms, the protests' conclusion is a clear victory for the Chinese government, which has stood behind Hong Kong authorities. Student leaders—including the precocious 17-year-old Joshua Wong, who appeared on the cover of Time—wanted … Full News here – Read more on The Atlantic

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'Occupy is over': Hong Kong chief executive announces end to protests as

'Occupy is over': Hong Kong chief executive announces end to protests as … Hong Kong's leader declared an end to 78 days of mass protests by pro-democracy demonstrators after police today cleared the last major camp and arrested 20 peaceful protesters. “With the completion of the clearance work in the occupation site in … Full News […]

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Hong Kong left deeply polarised by protests: analysts

Hong Kong left deeply polarised by protests: analysts Hong Kong (AFP) – The demolition of the main protest camp ended a pro-democracy occupation that paralysed Hong Kong for two months, but the campaign has left the city deeply divided both politically and socially, analysts say. Full News here – Read more on Yahoo News

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CNN crew gassed during Hong Kong protests – Hong Kong Video

CNN’s Ivan Watson was in the middle of a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong when things suddenly got out of hand. More from CNN at http://www.cnn.com/ To lic… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Xi Jinping declares Hong Kong protests are 'illegal'

Xi Jinping declares Hong Kong protests are 'illegal' “On the issue of Hong Kong which did come up, I was unequivocal in saying to president Xi that the US had no involvement in fostering the protests that took place there. These were issues ultimately for the people of Hong Kong and for China to decide […]

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Why are there protests in Hong Kong?

Why are there protests in Hong Kong? Hong Kong is a region in south-east Asia, smaller than the area of Greater London. It has a population of roughly seven million people. It was run by Britain up until 1997, when it was handed over to China. But a special agreement with China means that … […]

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Hong Kong Occupy Leaders Surrender as Pro-Democracy Protests Appear to

Hong Kong Occupy Leaders Surrender as Pro-Democracy Protests Appear to … Riot police use pepper spray as they clash with protesters, as tens of thousands of protesters block the main street to the financial Central district outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong September 28, 2014. Reuters … Full News here – Read more on Newsweek

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Hong Kong Protests Waver as Student Leader Starts Hunger Strike

Hong Kong Protests Waver as Student Leader Starts Hunger Strike The Hong Kong pro-democracy movement appears to be in danger of burning out after student leader Joshua Wong announced he has begun a hunger strike and the three co-founders of Occupy Central, the group that initially led the protests, said they will … Full News here […]

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Pepper Spray, Insults Fly in Hong Kong Protests

Pepper Spray, Insults Fly in Hong Kong Protests – Hong Kong Video

Hong Kong police used pepper spray and batons on pro-democracy protesters heeding a rally call by student leaders. More than 50 people were arrested. The WSJ’s Ramy Inocencio reports. Video Rating: 3 / 5

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Hong Kong Protests Explained – Hong Kong Video

Why won’t China let Hong Kong have free elections? Has Hong Kong ever had free elections? What is Hong Kong even? Why can’t China just lay off? What’s going … Video Rating: 4 / 5

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China says Hong Kong economy will be hit by protests

China says Hong Kong economy will be hit by protests BEIJING (Reuters) – Hong Kong's economy will be affected in coming months by pro-democracy demonstrations that have occupied parts of the city for nearly two months, a spokesman for China's Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday. Shen Danyang, the … Full News here – Read more […]

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Hong Kong Protests at a Crossroads

Hong Kong Protests at a Crossroads The fate of the Hong Kong protests is at a crossroads. A new public opinion survey indicates 83 percent of people say pro-democracy protesters should end their street demonstrations. Even the movement's founders have suggested protesters find other … Full News here – Read more on Voice of America

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Billionaire Kwok Says Protests Weigh on Its Hong Kong Hotels

Billionaire Kwok Says Protests Weigh on Its Hong Kong Hotels The Ritz-Carlton's revenue was about 10 percent below expectations for September and October, Kwok, a co-chairman, told reporters after the company's annual meeting in Hong Kong on Nov. 15. The firm's other hotels were down by about 5 percent to 10 … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong Protests: Inside Occupy Central's Tent City

Hong Kong Protests: Inside Occupy Central's Tent City HONG KONG – Local police who may be planning to clear pro-democracy protesters from the streets will have a big job if they do. Aside from the demonstrators occupying roads around Hong Kong, a veritable tent city has sprung up with artwork, a café and … Full […]

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