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Hong Kong democracy protesters defy tear gas, baton charge in historic standoff

Hong Kong democracy protesters defy tear gas, baton charge in historic standoff

Riot police advanced on Hong Kong democracy protesters in the early hours of Monday, firing volleys of tear gas after launching a baton-charge in the worst unrest there since China took back control of the former British colony two decades ago.

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Hong Kong democracy protesters defy tear gas, baton charge in historic standoff At least 31 feared dead near peak of Japanese volcano Goggles at the ready as Hong Kong activists brace for crackdown Japanese troops head for volcano after eruption leaves missing, at least 40 injured Hong Kong school children join student protest demanding democracy World leaders meet with multiple crises on agenda

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