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Hong Kong protester shot by police speaks out

The 21-year-old unarmed protester who was shot and critically injured by a police officer in Hong Kong has spoken out for the first time since the incident, describing democracy as a basic human right -- and not something people should have to die for.

Students start fire to stop police in Hong Kong

Protesters set fire to the entrance of Hong Kong's Polytechnic University early Monday in a last ditch attempt to stop riot police from entering, as the siege of the heavily fortified campus entered its second day.

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong right now?

Hong Kongers have been protesting for more than five months and demonstrations are becoming more violent and disruptive. The city's leaders have maintained Hong Kong is still open for business, but is it still safe to visit?

Catalonian president calls for negotiations with Spain

Catalonia president Quim Torra has called for talks with the Spanish government after a fifth consecutive night of violence in the streets of Barcelona, and other parts of the region, as anger over the jailing of Catalan separatist leaders continued.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters

Hong Kong police fired blue dye from a water cannon, rounds of tear gas and a live warning shot as protesters lit fires and threw petrol bombs and bricks on Sunday in clashes ahead of the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China.

Luxury brands team up with video games

Louis Vuitton's logo is known the world over, and now its luxury products are finding their way inside video games. The French designer is making virtual items in a game called

Violence, chaos spread through Hong Kong

There were more scenes of violence and destruction across Hong Kong over the weekend as protesters targeted subway stations and shopping malls in an apparent escalation as the city enters its sixteenth consecutive week of unrest.

Hong Kong protesters go to airport again

Attempts by Hong Kong protesters to hold demonstrations at the city's international airport were stalled by a huge police presence around the global transport hub Saturday.

Why Hong Kong is protesting

Hong Kong is facing a major political crisis amid repeated street protests and mass demonstrations. What started as a movement against a controversial law has expanded into something much bigger.