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China halts shipments of black clothing into Hong Kong

Masks, bulk orders of umbrellas, sticks also barred.

Tens of thousands of HK protesters plead for US help

Speakers urge America to pass human rights act to ensure democracy for former British colony.

Police restricts Indian Kashmir after Imran Khan’s speech

Troops also blocked access to its main business centre with razor wires.

20,000 have chance to ‘vent anger’ at HK leader

Lam says protestors would have the opportunity to express their unhappiness.

Hong Kong: Violence spreads, police attacked

More violence are expected in Hong Kong over the weekend.

Hong Kong’s grandpa protesters speak softly but carry a stick

'Grandpa Wong' is a regular sight at Hong Kong's street battles, hobbling towards police lines, placing himself in between riot officers and hardcore protesters.

Police stop airport protest but tear gas fired again in Kowloon

There were some standoffs between protesters and police in Tung Chung as authorities fired tear gas at demonstrators, but there was no sign of violence.

Hong Kong braces for weekend protests as leader fails to appease...

Protesters plan to block traffic to Hong Kong International Airport on Saturday, just a week after thousands of demonstrators disrupted transport links.

Hong Kong police fire first gunshot, water cannon in protest clashes

An afternoon rally in the district of Tsuen Wan spiralled into violent running confrontations with at least one police officer firing his sidearm during pitched battles with protesters.

Hong Kong protestors clash with police after subway mob attack

Protestors express anger at the police by staging violent protests, for failing to prosecute mobsters involved in a subway station attack.

Hong Kong stocks drop after protesters shut airport

Mainland investors have made the most of the slump in Hong Kong-listed equities, purchasing stocks through exchange links every day this month.

Protester dies, scores arrested in Indian Kashmir lockdown

Indian police insist that Kashmir, which Pakistan also claims, has been mainly peaceful since a curfew was imposed.

HK protesters seeking asylum in Taiwan

The fleeing activists are part of the group that smashed into Hong Kong's Legislative Council on July 1.

Mall clashes at latest Hong Kong anti-extradition march

Violence has now escalated further as protestors charged into a shopping complex clashing with the police causing more chaos in Hong Kong.

Indian police clash with Modi supporters in Kolkata

The latest protest comes a day after police said three political activists had been killed since the weekend.

Students clash over hijab use at Tehran University

There are no reports of any casualties or arrests.

France’s ‘yellow vests’ mobilise for fresh round of protests

At around 11.00 am (1000 GMT), thousands of protesters gathered near the Gare de Lyon train station for a march towards the Arc de Triomphe.

Autopsy shows India anti-Vedanta protesters killed by shots to head, chest,...

In the case of the youngest to be killed, a bullet entered the back of 17-year-old J. Snowlin's head and exited through her mouth.

Macron calls for order after ‘yellow vest’ attack on police

Macron says there must be order, calm and harmony now.

Paris police fire tear gas, water cannon against ‘yellow vest’ protesters

Police said the protestors had tried to break through a cordon several times but had been prevented from doing so, with tear gas used more than once.

Brexit protesters form human chain outside Downing Street

The protesters, who linked arms along Whitehall in the heart of London's political district, then delivered a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May saying they were extremely concerned at stalled Brexit negotiations.

Trump: Kavanaugh protesters financed by billionaire Soros

Listed by Forbes magazine as one of the world's richest men, Soros is accused by nationalists around the world of sponsoring protests and seeking to push a liberal, multicultural agenda.

Pro-independence protesters in Catalonia block roads, railway line

The protests were called online by a grassroots group, Committees for the Defence of the Republic (CDRs), founded to help stage last year's banned referendum and now demanding a clean break with the Spanish state.

Thousands pack huge anti-racism gig as Merkel urges Germans to speak...

After a weekend of protests in which right-wing extremists vastly outnumbered counter-protesters, a huge crowd estimated by city authorities as 50,000 people massed at the Chemnitz free concert Monday.