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  1. Clashes as masked men rush Hong Kong protest barricadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Yahoo!

    Chaos erupted in central Hong Kong Monday as dozens of masked men rushed barricades at the city's main pro-democracy site triggering clashes with protesters, hours after police had moved in to remove some barriers. Groups of men, many wearing surgical masks, descended on the front lines of the rally at Admiralty near Hong Kong's central business district, while other angry anti-Occupy groups gathered demanding the demonstrators leave.

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  2. Mainlanders risk backlash to support Hong Kong protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Some mainlanders in Hong Kong have been defying Beijing's hard line on the pro-democracy protests and a social media backlash from their peers to lend support to demonstrators. Pro-democracy demonstrators shout slogans at anti-occupy protesters in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on Oct 13, 2014.

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  3. Hong Kong: HK Protest: Car-free roads, short queues, and clean airRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Asia News Network

    ... skyscrapers, strolling along the eight-lane road instead. "It's given us a taste of what a more pedestrianised Hong Kong would be like, which would be very nice," said communications consultant Harold Li, 26. There is actually a proposal, put forth ...

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  4. HK protesters clash with masked menRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Several people were detained as masked men attacked pro-democracy protesters and tried to remove barricades in Hong Kong's Admiralty district, according to the South China Morning Post. Photo from South China Morning Post's Twitter page shows police and protesters at Admiralty district in Hong Kong, as the demonstrators clashed with masked men.

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  5. Clashes erupt in Hong Kong as masked men tear down protest barricadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | The Times of India

    Pro-democracy protesters scuffle with anti-Occupy Central protesters as they grab a metal fence at the main protest site in Admiralty in Hong Kong. HONG KONG: Hundreds of unidentified people, some wearing masks, tore down protest barriers in the heart of Hong Kong's business district on Monday, scuffling with protesters who have occupied the streets for the past two weeks.

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  6. Police remove barricades at one site of Hong Kong protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Los Angeles Times

    Police officers load barricades erected by pro-democracy protesters onto a truck in Hong Kong on Oct. 13. As Hong Kong's pro-democracy sit-ins continued into their third week early Monday, police began removing barricades that have blocked a key highway in the Central financial district. With demonstrators in sparse numbers in the area, officers approached the western edge of the protest zone before 7 a.m. and began emptying water-filled plastic traffic dividers and loading metal barricades onto trucks.

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  7. Standoff goes on as Hong Kong protesters' appeal Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | SFGate

    A man's shadow is visible as he passes a barricade placed on the street by pro-democracy activists at Mong Kok in Hong Kong. Demonstrators are continuing to occupy the streets.

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  8. Hong Kong leader refuses to quit as protesters erect tent cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | The Daily Star

    A girl stands in front of messages left by pro-democracy protesters outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong October 12, 2014. HONG KONG: Hong Kong's embattled leader Leung Chun-ying vowed Sunday to stay in office, warning students demanding his resignation that their pro-democracy movement was out of control.

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  9. Hong Kong leader warns protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | The Peninsula

    Supporters of pro-government group, the Blue Ribbon Movement, march towards the site of a pro-democracy demonstration in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong yesterday. HONG KONG: Hong Kong's embattled leader Leung Chun-ying vowed yesterday to stay in office, warning students demanding his resignation that their pro-democracy movement was out of control.

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  10. Hong Kong protests: Jackie Chan takes swipe at pro-democracy demonstratorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | The Independent

    After a brief lull, thousands have returned to occupy some of Hong Kong's main streets as the Chinese territory enters its third consecutive weekend of pro-democracy protests and sit-ins. The recent decision of Hong Kong's government to pull out of talks has galvanised the protest movement, which had been flagging this past week.

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  11. Hong Kong leader says protests have 'almost zero chance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Korea Herald

    Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters have an "almost zero chance" of changing Beijing's stance and securing free elections despite more than two weeks of rallies, the city's embattled leader Leung Chun-ying said Sunday. Demonstrators calling for Beijing to grant full democracy to the former British colony have paralysed parts of Hong Kong, prompting clashes with elements who oppose the blockades and widespread disruption.

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  12. Hong Kong protests regain momentum after government snubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Asian Correspondent

    Pro-democracy protesters attend a rally in the occupied areas outside government headquarters in Hong Kong's Admiralty, Friday. Pic: AP.

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  13. Hong Kong 2014: Legacies of empireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Daily Camera

    The rivers of protestors who recently wended their way through Hong Kong's skyscraper canyons made clear that something dramatic is underway in the usually quiet former British colony of 7.2 million people. Those events might usefully be viewed in the context of a grand historical sweep.

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  14. Jackie Chan is no friend to Hong Kong's protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Concord Monitor

    After a brief lull, thousands have returned to occupy some of Hong Kong's main streets as the Chinese territory enters its third consecutive weekend of pro-democracy protests and sit-ins. As my Washington Post colleague Simon Denyer reports, the recent decision of Hong Kong's government to pull out of talks has galvanized the protest movement, which had been flagging this past week.

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  15. US$6.45m deal was legal, says CY LeungRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The embattled chief executive of Hong Kong also reiterated he will not resign, despite calls from pro-democracy protesters who have blocked the streets for weeks. HONG KONG: Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Sunday insisted that his HK$50-million deal with an Australian company was legal and ethical.

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  16. Artist Perry Dino captures Hong Kong's 'umbrella movement'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Los Angeles Times

    Artist Perry Dino captures the scene at Hong Kong's Tamar Park on Aug. 31. On that day, the standing committee of China's National People's Congress said Hong Kongers could elect the territory's chief executive in 2017, but voters would only be able to choose from a few pre-approved candidates. Artist Perry Dino captures the scene at Hong Kong's Tamar Park on Aug. 31. On that day, the standing committee of China's National People's Congress said Hong Kongers could elect the territory's chief executive in 2017, but voters would only be able to choose from a few pre-approved candidates.

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  17. Storm And LightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Outlook

    The protests are a deep-seaA ted symptom of a crisis that goes to the very soul of the Cantonese people's identity It is 9.30 pm in the Admiralty district - an extension of Hong Kong's central business area. A sea of humanity stretches as far as the eye can see.

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  18. Bloomberg View: Choice for Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Salt Lake Tribune

    With Hong Kong protest leaders calling their supporters out onto the streets again, there's good reason to doubt whether talks with the government that were expected Friday will ever take place, let alone whether they could accomplish anything. Protesters' demands for full democracy remain irreconcilable with Beijing's decree that only China loyalists be allowed to stand for the city's top office.

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  19. Hong Kong: HK calls off talks as protesters flaunt crowd muscleRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Asia News Network

    It is back to square one. The Hong Kong government has called off talks with pro-democracy protest leaders who, in turn, want to continue paralysing the city by occupying some key thoroughfares and districts.

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  20. Hong Kong Protests Continue With Fewer ParticipantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Mashable

    So you thought the big street protests that began in Hong Kong late last month have fizzled and gone away? Think again. Contrary to many people's expectations, the street protests in this Asian financial hub - complete with umbrellas, pro-democracy banners and blocked multi-lane thoroughfares - are very much alive and kicking.

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