Peter Goff

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Riot police detain a protester near the government’s offices in Hong Kong. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/The New York Times

Hong Kong police and protesters engaged in fierce clashes on Sunday during an “anti-totalitarian” and pro-democracy rally aimed at spoiling China’s up(...)

Demonstrators use slingshots to fire projectiles towards riot police on Gloucester Road during a protest in the Causeway Bay district of Hong Kong, on Sunday. Photograph: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

As tear gas fogged the central streets of Hong Kong once more this weekend – and the city braces for a general strike on Monday – Beijing issued a war(...)

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

Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong’s most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to (...)

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

Hong Kong was rocked by political unrest on Wednesday as police used rubber bullets, tear gas, pepper spray, water hoses and bean-bag rounds to drive (...)

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

As China pivots towards Russia amid its escalating trade war with Washington, military tensions have been ratcheted up in the region on a number of fr(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe expressed serious reservations over separate proposals supported by some countries to introduce a minimum effective corporate tax rate

In a major speech on Ireland’s approach to the corporate tax reform programme being led by the OECD, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe expressed se(...)