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Thousands march in Hong Kong; China frees UK mission worker

Reuters Saturday, 24 August 2019
Hong Kong shut four subway stations to head off an anti-government protest in a gritty industrial district on Saturday but thousands marched anyway, as China released a British consulate staffer whose detention had helped fuel tension.
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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Police fired water cannon and tear gas in running battles with brick-throwing anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, the second day of violent clashes in the Chinese-ruled city. Tear gas floats around a demonstrator as they clash with riot police during a protest in...

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