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Hong Kong crowd flood streets in rain to protest face mask ban.
2 students died in violent clash with police, inviting widespread criticism.
More violence are expected in Hong Kong over the weekend.
Protestors turn violent in Causeway Bay after rallying at the US consulate, resulting in the firing of tear gas by the police.
The clashes resulted in injury to 12 locals and six troops.
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.
Hundreds of protesters, many of them masked and dressed in black, took cover behind umbrellas and barricades made from street fencing.
Police fired tear gas at protesters as they took cover behind umbrellas between the local headquarters of China's People's Liberation Army and government HQ.
Sunday's violent protests between the Hong Kong police force and demonstrators has resulted in more arrests, including that of a minor.
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.
Kashmiris continue to retaliate against the Modi government, while Indian security forces try to disperse the crowd as separatists seek secession from India.
More than 1,000 people took part in the opposing demonstrations.
Chants of 'Liberate Hong Kong' had earlier echoed through the streets when more than a thousand black-shirted protesters marched, some with their pets, amid a carnival atmosphere.
A large group of Kashmiris assembled in the Soura area protesting the Indian government's withdrawal of Kashmir's special rights.
Masked police were seen on rooftops where aluminium tear gas canisters fell at least 10 stories landing in the middle of protesters.
The clashes are the second consecutive day of violence in a city reeling from weeks of anti-government protests that show no sign of abating.
Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis in recent history after millions of demonstrators took to the streets – and sporadic violent confrontations erupted between police and pockets of hardcore protesters.
After moments of rising tension, riot police advanced and began firing teargas while some protesters responded by hurling rocks.
Police have fired tear gas grenades and detained several protestors.
Shouts of "Macron, resign" has mingled with tear gas near the famous Champs-Elysees avenue.
Police said 24 people had been arrested amid concerns that violent far-right and far-left groups were infiltrating the "yellow vests" movement.
US President Donald Trump has taken a hardline stance against the migrants, who have made their way north from violent and impoverished Central American countries.
Mexican Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete accused some of the migrants of attempting to cross from Tijuana in a violent way, and said they would be deported.
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.
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