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Hong Kong's embattled leader said "foreign forces" were at work in the pro-democracy movement that has paralysed parts of the city.
Hong Kong's justice chief insisted that any prosecution of plainclothes officers who were filmed beating a handcuffed protester would be handled impartially.
Hong Kong police officers involved in an apparent assault on a protester have been "removed" from their positions, the city's security chief said..
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.
Crunch talks between Hong Kong democracy protesters and the government were called off .
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters remained stubbornly encamped outside the city's government headquarters in the early hours of Monday.
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters held a peace rally in central Hong Kong in defiance of recent attacks against their ranks.
Hong Kong police have arrested several people with suspected links to the city's notorious "triad" criminal gangs.
Student leaders whose pro-democracy protests have gripped Hong Kong agreed to meet the government to discuss their demands.
The world's top cosmetics group L'Oreal said it was suspending all business travel to Hong Kong due to street demonstrations.
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters turned parts of Hong Kong into a massive street party on Monday night.
Kazakhstani internet connection is second by speed among post soviet countries.
Hong Kong police arrested more than 500 protesters at a sit-in early Wednesday following a huge pro-democracy rally that organisers said mobilised half a million people demanding the right to choose their next leader.
Carrying banners and chanting slogans, thousands of protesters gathered for a pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong that organisers say could be the largest since the city was handed back to China.
Organisers urged Hong Kong's government to take seriously an unofficial referendum on democratic reform after nearly 800,000 people voted in the Chinese city, but state media in Beijing dismissed the ballot as unpatriotic.
A Hong Kong steel investment firm said it has agreed to pay almost $470 million for the five-star Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysees, as it targets Chinese tourists' desire for luxury travel.
A woman used a pocket knife to fight off a huge Burmese python which attacked her dog while out walking in a Hong Kong country park, a report said.
Hong Kong police on Wednesday searched for a valuable painting mistakenly dumped in a landfill after it sold for $3.7 million at auction, reports said.
Hong Kong Court has ruled to freeze assets of companies that are believes to be owned by the fugitive ex-head Kazakhstan banker Mukhtar Ablyazov.
A Hong Kong tycoon has withdrawn his $130 million "marriage bounty" to find his lesbian daughter a male suitor after she defended her sexuality in a heartfelt open letter, but emphatically refused to accept her partner into the family.
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