Thursday, November 27, 2014
A fire at a Chinese coal mine killed 26 workers early Wednesday, state media reported, the latest fatal incident to hit the accident-prone industry.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Hong Kong authorities began clearing a 2-month-old pro-democracy protest site in Mong Kok district Tuesday, risking confrontation with demonstrators in the neighborhood, a flashpoint for previous violent clashes with police and angry mobs.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Hong Kong authorities on Tuesday began clearing away some barricades from part of a pro-democracy protest site in Mong Kok district, scene of previous violent confrontations with police and angry mobs.
Hong Kong authorities said they will remove some barricades Tuesday from part of a pro-democracy protest site in Mong Kok district, scene of previous violent confrontations with police and angry mobs.
A British banker accused of killing two Indonesian women was Monday ruled fit to stand trial, but the case will be delayed for seven months for analysis of forensic evidence found with the victims' mutilated bodies in his Hong Kong apartment.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
A small group of protesters gathered outside Hong Kong's British consulate on Friday to accuse the former colonial power of failing to stop China from wielding undue influence over elections and threatening freedoms guaranteed in a joint treaty.
Friday, November 21, 2014
A court in north China Thursday opened a new trial for a teenager executed almost 20 years ago for rape and murder, state-run media said, in a rare re-examination of a possible wrongful conviction.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Hong Kong police clashed with pro-democracy demonstrators Wednesday after a small group tried to break into the city's legislature, as splits emerged within the movement before the expected clearance of protest camps.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Backed by a court order, workers removed some barricades Tuesday from a Hong Kong pro-democracy protest site where activists have camped out for nearly two months in a standoff with authorities.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Hong Kong authorities on Tuesday cleared part of the city's main pro-democracy protest camp, the first of several planned evictions to shrink mass sit-ins that have blocked major thoroughfares for seven weeks.