Hong Kong protests: China calls demonstrators ‘terrorists’, amid fears of military escalation  The Independent

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Chinese officials condemned protesters in Hong Kong as no different to “terrorists” on Wednesday, a further hardening of the state’s rhetoric amid fears that the country is readying the ground for a military intervention. After 10 weeks of clashes between protesters and police that threaten the city’s status as a safe transport and international finance hub, Chinese stateChinese officials condemned protesters in Hong Kong as no different to “terrorists” on Wednesday, a further hardening of the state’s rhetoric amid fears that the country is readying the ground for a

Hong Kong protests: China calls demonstrators ‘terrorists’, amid fears of military escalation | The Independent

Hong Kong's airport resumed operations on Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past two days.Hong Kong's airport resumed operations on Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past two days.

Some reactions on China's social media platforms called for Beijing to intervene while many others urged calm.Some reactions on China's social media platforms called for Beijing to intervene while many others urged calm.

Hong Kong protest: Clashes with officials spread to police stations in the city - National | Globalnews.ca

Flights out of the financial hub resumed after two days of disruptions caused by unrest as thousands of protesters swarmed the terminal at one of the world’s busiest airportsFlights out of the financial hub resumed after two days of disruptions caused by unrest as thousands of protesters swarmed the terminal at one of the world’s busiest airports

China says Hong Kong’s protest movement ‘near terrorism’; clashes erupt in streets - The Globe and Mail

“Our Intelligence has informed us that the Chinese Government is moving troops to the Border with Hong Kong. Everyone should be calm and safe!”

Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "Our Intelligence has informed us that the Chinese Government is moving troops to the Border with Hong Kong. Everyone should be calm and safe!"

“Police officer had his baton taken from him and was attacked with it. Drew his pistol and aimed at protesters. Astonished nobody killed here tonight. https://t.co/Wox8yziDnz”

Mike Bird on Twitter: "Police officer had his baton taken from him and was attacked with it. Drew his pistol and aimed at protesters. Astonished nobody killed here tonight.… https://t.co/jyCDsAO6el"

“Fu Guohao, reporter of GT website is being seized by demonstrators at HK airport. I affirm this man being tied in this video is the reporter himself. He has no other task except for reporting. I sincerely ask the demonstrators to release him. I also ask for help of West reporters https://t.co/sbFb0L3s92”

Hu Xijin 胡锡进 on Twitter: "Fu Guohao, reporter of GT website is being seized by demonstrators at HK airport. I affirm this man being tied in this video is the reporter himself. He has no other task except for reporting. I sincerely ask the demonstrators to release him. I also ask for help of West reporters… https://t.co/UVxGMnK3jd"

“The People’s Armed Police have been assembling in Shenzhen, a city bordering Hong Kong, in advance of apparent large-scale exercises, videos obtained by the Global Times have shown. https://t.co/3KgaXeHw3C https://t.co/YXAORMay0W”

Global Times on Twitter: "The People’s Armed Police have been assembling in Shenzhen, a city bordering Hong Kong, in advance of apparent large-scale exercises, videos obtained by the Global Times have shown. https://t.co/3KgaXeHw3C… https://t.co/P0IhnP3Olx"

The beating of a man during a tense rally at Hong Kong’s airport highlights protesters’ growing fear of mainland intervention, as well as the risk that demonstrators’ violent tactics could undermine support for their movement.

Hong Kong airport beating shows protesters' fears running wild - BNN Bloomberg

HONG KONG — The Latest on Hong Kong pro-democracy protests (all times local):10 p.m.Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at a group of pro-democracy protesters rallying outside a police station in a crowded urban neighbourhood.The protesters had gathered to burn "hell money" and incense asHONG KONG — The Latest on Hong Kong pro-democracy protests (all times local):10 p.m.Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at a group of pro-democracy protesters rallying outside a police station in a crowded urban neighbourhood.The protesters had gathered to burn "hell money" and incense as

The Latest: Hong Kong fire tear gas at demonstrators

Flights resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city.Flights resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city.

Flights restart at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize | CP24.com

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Hong Kong Airport Reopens After Police Raid and Court Order – Foreign Policy

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Two suspicious Chinese men detained by protesters at Hong Kong Airport.Two Chinese men, a suspected Chinese police officer and a Global Times reporter, were caught and tied up by protesters during their assembly at Hong Kong Airport on August 14.Two suspicious Chinese men detained by protesters at Hong Kong Airport.Two Chinese men, a suspected Chinese police officer and a Global Times reporter, were caught and tied up by protesters during their assembly at Hong Kong Airport on August 14.

Chinese police and Global Times reporter caug... | Taiwan News

CHINA has warned of potential “terrorism” as it accused the US of playing a role in Beijing’s violent clashes with pro-democracy protestors and police. CHINA has warned of potential “terrorism” as it accused the US of playing a role in Beijing’s violent clashes with pro-democracy protestors and police.

Hong Kong latest: China warn of ‘terrorism’ as it issues cold threat | World | News | Express.co.uk

The move comes as the U.S. and China spar in a trade war, and U.S. lawmakers criticize Hong Kong police tactics against demonstratorsThe move comes as the U.S. and China spar in a trade war, and U.S. lawmakers criticize Hong Kong police tactics against demonstrators

As Hong Kong protests rage on, China stops U.S. warships from making port calls | National Post

The move comes as the U.S. and China spar in a trade war, and U.S. lawmakers criticize Hong Kong police tactics against demonstratorsThe move comes as the U.S. and China spar in a trade war, and U.S. lawmakers criticize Hong Kong police tactics against demonstrators

As Hong Kong protests rage on, China stops U.S. warships from making port calls | National Post

dpa, Hamburg, Germany The Chinese government has denied requests for two US Navy ships to visit Hong Kong, a US State Department official said Tuesday, as tensions escalated in the region. The two ships are the USS Green Bay, a transport ship, and the USS Lake Erie, a cruiser. The...

China blocks two U.S. Navy ships from docking in Hong Kong, blames U.S. for protests | War Is Boring

Flights were departing Hong Kong airport largely on schedule on Wednesday morning, a day after protesters caused chaos with a disruptive sit-in that paralysed the busy transport hub.Flights were departing Hong Kong airport largely on schedule on Wednesday morning, a day after protesters caused chaos with a disruptive sit-in that paralysed the busy transport hub.

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