: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Intense HK clashes ahead of China’s 70th anniversary

Riot police stand next to a subway station which set on fire by protesters in Hong Kong. (AP pic)HONG KONG: Fierce clashes broke out between protesters and riot police in Hong Kong Sunday as thousands marched through the strife-torn city, during a day of global protests aimed at casting a shadow over communist China’s upcoming 70th birthday.
Beijing is preparing for huge, tightly-choreographed festivities from Tuesday to mark the founding of the People’s Republic of China, including a massive military parade that will revel in the country’s emergence as a global superpower.
But ongoing unrest in Hong Kong threatens to upstage those …read more

Source:: Free Malaysia Today


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