Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters have donned cartoon character masks and mocked China’s leaders while forming human chains in defiance of a ban on face coverings at public assemblies.
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have donned cartoon character masks as they formed human chains across the semi-autonomous Chinese city in defiance of a government ban on face coverings at public assemblies.
An annual survey of China’s wealthiest people found they got richer this year despite a tariff war with the US and slowing economic growth.
US president Donald Trump has publicly encouraged China to investigate his Democratic political rival Joe Biden.
Hong Kong office workers and schoolmates of a teenage demonstrator shot at close range by a police officer have rallied to condemn police tactics and demand accountability.
Britain has condemned the “disproportionate” use of live ammunition by the Hong Kong police as the latest anti-government protests in the territory saw a dramatic escalation in violence.
China’s ruling Communist Party has celebrated its 70th anniversary in power with a parade showcasing the country’s economic growth and military might. But in Hong Kong, black-clad pro-democracy activists clashed with police in the biggest protests yet against the influence of Beijing in the semi-autonomous territory.
Hong Kong police have shot a teenage protester at close range, leaving him bleeding and howling on the ground in a fearsome escalation of anti-government demonstrations across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
Trucks carrying weapons including a nuclear-capable missile designed to evade US defences rumbled through Beijing on Tuesday as the Communist Party celebrated its 70th anniversary in power.
Another day of protest is expected in Hong Kong after a night of violent clashes in which the police used tear gas and rubber rounds against protesters who threw gasoline bombs toward them and set fires in streets.
Protesters in Hong Kong threw petrol bombs and police fired tear gas in response amid renewed clashes over anti-government grievances.