Messages posted on the  Lennon Wall outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, China, earlier this month. Photograph: Eduardo Leal/Bloomberg

‘Lennon Walls’ become violent flashpoints as well as potent symbols of resilient protest

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead and the government’s work on the bill a “total failure”.Photographer: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

Activists not satisfied by Carrie Lam’s declaration that extradition Bill is ‘dead’

Relations between the police and protesters have plummeted in Hong Kong since June 12th when police deployed rubber bullets, tear gas and batons to drive back the crowds. File photograph:  Vivek Prakash/AFP/Getty Images

Several activists were left bloodied in the scuffles during latest extradition Bill protests

Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong’s most popular tourist areas on Sunday Photographer: Kyle Lam/Bloomberg

Protesters try to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors about political crisis

Riot police try to disperse anti-extradition bill protesters after a march at Hong Kong’s tourism district Nathan Road on Sunday. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Riot police baton-charge hundreds who refused to disperse following latest march

‘We have nothing left to lose,’ shouted Hong Kong’s desperate, disenfranchised protestors

Police fire tear gas as they charge towards protesters outside the legislative council complex in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Photograph:  Billy HC Kwok/Getty Images

Anger in Beijing at Tory leadership contender’s comments on Hong Kong unrest

A police officer fires a baton round outside the legislative council building in Hong Kong. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Demonstrators spray graffiti, smash pictures after breaking into government headquarters

Then minister for foreign affairs Charlie Flanagan   greets the  Chinese ambassador to Ireland, Yue Xiaoyong, at a meeting in Dublin in 2016. Mr Flanagan, now Minister for Justice, announced in June that Ireland would soon introduce a five-year multi-entry visa option for Chinese visitors. Photograph: Alan Rowlette

Trade betwee the two has more than doubled in past five years, says Irish ambassador

US president Donald Trump at  a bilateral dinner with Australian prime minister Scott Morrison ahead of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Tariff friction continues as two sides prepare to face off

Demonstrators attend a rally in Hong Kong ahead of the G20 summit in Japan, urging the international community to back their demands for the government to withdraw the extradition Bill. Photograph:  Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Protesters urge leaders to take up concerns over extradition Bill with China’s president

Protesters gather outside the Wanchai police headquarters in Hong Kong on Friday. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

Student groups demand release of those detained after last week’s demonstrations

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive: has apologised for proposing legislation to allow extraditions to mainland China. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/New York Times

Calls for Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam to step down from ‘impossible’ job with two masters

 Protesters march to demand a complete withdrawal of an extradition Bill in Hong Kong. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

Call for general strike as millions demand Lam’s resignation over extradition Bill

Riot police block demonstrators from approaching the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong on Thursday.  Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/The New York Times

Analysis: Using heavy-handed tactics already utilised in China will make a bad situation much worse

Protesters march along a road demonstrating against a proposed extradition bill in Hong Kong. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters.

Running battles after tens of thousands demonstrate peacefully against proposed extradition law

Police officers using pepper spray against protesters in Hong Kong during the early hours of Monday. Photograph: Vincent Yu/AP

Leader Carrie Lam defends extradition Bill that critics say will empower Beijing

Chinese leader Xi Jinping toasted the Russian leader  Vladimir Putin as his 	‘best friend’.   Photograph: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Vladimir Putin says relationship with China at ‘an unprecedentedly high level’

Lawmakers and lawyers  march to the central government offices in Hong Kong  to protest against the government’s plans to approve extraditions with mainland China, Taiwan and Macau. Photograph:  Isaac Lawrence/AFP

Vigil to commemorate Tiananmen crackdown and protest against extradition Bill

Dead civilians lie among mangled bicycles near Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in on June 4th, 1989. Troops shot their way through Beijing’s streets to retake the square. Photograph: AP

Many died in China on June 4th, 1989. Collective amnesia engulfs the massacre

Karoline Kan has published a memoir examining  the lives of three generations of Chinese women: her grandmother, her mother, and herself. Photograph: Kelly Dawson

Karoline Kan’s mother wanted a daughter, and defied China’s one-child policy to have one

An employee sells Huawei P30 handsets in a shopping centre in Bangkok, Thailand. Photograph: Soe Zeya/Reuters

World’s largest supplier of telecoms equipment finds itself at centre of escalating trade war between two largest economies

Huawei’s vice-president for corporate communications Joe Kelly: “The West is quite individualistic. China is more collective”

Former journalist from Letterkenny no apologist for controversial Chinese company

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