Protests in the semi-autonomous territory against sending criminals to mainland China began in March but snowballed in June and have since evolved into a push for greater democracy.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she never tendered her resignation to China over the anti-government protests because that would be the "easy way out".
Twitter traced the Hong Kong campaign to fake Chinese and English Twitter accounts that pretended to be news organisations based in Hong Kong, where the demonstrators have taken to the streets since early June calling for full democracy.
Flights resumed amid heightened security at Hong Kong airport. By nightfall, police and protesters were again facing off on the streets, with riot officers shooting tear gas almost immediately.
China's first engaged the Taliban to protect its interests in Afghanistan in the 90s. Decades later, history repeats itself.
Men in white t-shirts, some armed with poles, stormed a subway station and attacked passengers. Witnesses said the masked men were attacking people that had been at the anti-government march.
The US-China trade war is already having a negative impact on the global economy. If Donald Trump and Xi Jinping cannot agree to new terms at the G20 Summit, it will affect everyone.
Provinces and cities across China have been issuing notices pressuring both private and public officials to rename businesses, bridges and neighbourhoods, reflecting renewed efforts by President Xi Jinping's government to "sinicise" China.
The intrusive visa policies under the Trump administration are not only a violation of people's privacy but can backfire against the US in its quest to attract the world's best talent.
With a near total control on the rare earth mineral market, China floats possible export restrictions on the United States, as Washington escalated the trade war against China this month by putting the Chinese telecom giant Huawei on a blacklist.
Meeting Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal in Beijing, top diplomat Wang Yi said China sets great store on its ties with Turkey. China faces criticism for its so-called re-education camps which many see as internment camps for Uyghur Muslims.
Many Uyghurs don't speak out due to fear of repercussions and others don't because they have been indoctrinated against criticising the Chinese government.
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