Edition:
India
Pictures | Mon Sep 9, 2019 | 6:35pm IST

Clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump in Hong Kong

A protester films a fire at the entrance of MTR Central Station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping district on Sunday, after demonstrators had rallied at the U.S. Consulate calling for help in bringing democracy to the Chinese-ruled city.

REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A protester films a fire at the entrance of MTR Central Station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping district on Sunday, after demonstrators had rallied at the...more

A protester films a fire at the entrance of MTR Central Station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping district on Sunday, after demonstrators had rallied at the U.S. Consulate calling for help in bringing democracy to the Chinese-ruled city. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
Close
1 / 25
A riot police officer fires a tear gas canister during a rally in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A riot police officer fires a tear gas canister during a rally in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A riot police officer fires a tear gas canister during a rally in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Close
2 / 25
A protestor dressed as the Statue of Liberty, attends a protest in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A protestor dressed as the Statue of Liberty, attends a protest in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A protestor dressed as the Statue of Liberty, attends a protest in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Close
3 / 25
A protester holds up five fingers during a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A protester holds up five fingers during a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A protester holds up five fingers during a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
Close
4 / 25
A protester is seen wearing a cap that reads, "Make Hong Kong Great Again" in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A protester is seen wearing a cap that reads, "Make Hong Kong Great Again" in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A protester is seen wearing a cap that reads, "Make Hong Kong Great Again" in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Close
5 / 25
Protesters hold up five fingers and a U.S. flag during a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Protesters hold up five fingers and a U.S. flag during a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Protesters hold up five fingers and a U.S. flag during a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
Close
6 / 25
Demonstrators attend a protest in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Demonstrators attend a protest in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Demonstrators attend a protest in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Close
7 / 25
Pedestrians get trapped between riot police during a demonstration near Mong Kok police station in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Pedestrians get trapped between riot police during a demonstration near Mong Kok police station in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Pedestrians get trapped between riot police during a demonstration near Mong Kok police station in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Close
8 / 25
Protestors leave after lighting fire on a road during a rally in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Protestors leave after lighting fire on a road during a rally in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Protestors leave after lighting fire on a road during a rally in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
Close
9 / 25
A police officer looks on during a demonstration near Mong Kok police station in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A police officer looks on during a demonstration near Mong Kok police station in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A police officer looks on during a demonstration near Mong Kok police station in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Close
10 / 25
Protesters hold up their five fingers during a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERSAnushree Fadnavis

Protesters hold up their five fingers during a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERSAnushree Fadnavis

Protesters hold up their five fingers during a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERSAnushree Fadnavis
Close
11 / 25
Protesters wear masks of the G7 leaders during a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Protesters wear masks of the G7 leaders during a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Protesters wear masks of the G7 leaders during a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
Close
12 / 25
Protesters destroy a barricade during a rally in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters destroy a barricade during a rally in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters destroy a barricade during a rally in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Close
13 / 25
Riot police fire tear gas near Causeway Bay station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot police fire tear gas near Causeway Bay station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot police fire tear gas near Causeway Bay station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Close
14 / 25
A woman tries to extinguish tear gas with water after a march to call for the passing of the proposed Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act by the U.S. Congress, in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A woman tries to extinguish tear gas with water after a march to call for the passing of the proposed Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act by the U.S. Congress, in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A woman tries to extinguish tear gas with water after a march to call for the passing of the proposed Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act by the U.S. Congress, in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
15 / 25
A woman receives water after riot police fired a tear gas canister during a rally near Causeway Bay station, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A woman receives water after riot police fired a tear gas canister during a rally near Causeway Bay station, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A woman receives water after riot police fired a tear gas canister during a rally near Causeway Bay station, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Close
16 / 25
A man receives medical attention after inhaling tear gas, near Causeway Bay station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man receives medical attention after inhaling tear gas, near Causeway Bay station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A man receives medical attention after inhaling tear gas, near Causeway Bay station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
Close
17 / 25
Riot police detain protesters near Causeway Bay MTR station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot police detain protesters near Causeway Bay MTR station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Riot police detain protesters near Causeway Bay MTR station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Close
18 / 25
Protesters are seen in Causeway Bay station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters are seen in Causeway Bay station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Protesters are seen in Causeway Bay station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Close
19 / 25
Paramedics carry away an injured man, after police fired tear gas near Causeway Bay station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Paramedics carry away an injured man, after police fired tear gas near Causeway Bay station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Paramedics carry away an injured man, after police fired tear gas near Causeway Bay station in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
Close
20 / 25
A protester throws a brick at an MTR station in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A protester throws a brick at an MTR station in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

A protester throws a brick at an MTR station in Central, Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Close
21 / 25
A protestor wears a mask of U.S. President Donald Trump during a march to the Consulate General of the United States in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A protestor wears a mask of U.S. President Donald Trump during a march to the Consulate General of the United States in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A protestor wears a mask of U.S. President Donald Trump during a march to the Consulate General of the United States in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
Close
22 / 25
People hold signs and attend a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People hold signs and attend a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

People hold signs and attend a rally to the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
Close
23 / 25
Protesters march to call for the United States Congress to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters march to call for the United States Congress to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters march to call for the United States Congress to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
24 / 25
A woman runs away from tear gas after a march to call for the passing of the proposed Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act by the U.S. Congress, in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A woman runs away from tear gas after a march to call for the passing of the proposed Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act by the U.S. Congress, in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A woman runs away from tear gas after a march to call for the passing of the proposed Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act by the U.S. Congress, in Hong Kong, September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Close
25 / 25

Next Slideshows

Nadal beats Medvedev in five-set epic to win U.S. Open

Rafa Nadal battled past an inspired Daniil Medvedev 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4 in a thrilling final to claim his fourth U.S. Open crown, moving within one Grand Slam...

09 Sep 2019

Best of the U.S. Open

Highlights from the tennis tournament in New York.

09 Sep 2019

Bianca Andreescu beats Serena Williams to win U.S. Open

Teenager Bianca Andreescu claimed her first Grand Slam title, becoming the first Canadian to win a major in the professional era, in a hard-hitting,...

09 Sep 2019

India this week

Top pictures of the week from India

08 Sep 2019

MORE IN PICTURES

Climate activists urge action as world leaders meet at U.N.

Climate activists urge action as world leaders meet at U.N.

Days after millions of young people took to the streets worldwide to demand emergency action on climate change, leaders gathered at the United Nations to try to inject fresh momentum into stalling efforts to curb carbon emissions.

Vandalism and tear gas in weekend of Hong Kong protests

Vandalism and tear gas in weekend of Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists vandalized a railway station and shopping mall and police fired tear gas during a weekend of sometimes violent protests.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Editor's Choice Pictures

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Thomas Cook collapse strands hundreds of thousands of tourists

Thomas Cook collapse strands hundreds of thousands of tourists

Holidaymakers hit by the collapse of Thomas Cook desperately scrambled for information on how to get home, as the demise of the world's oldest tourist firm left an estimated 600,000 people stranded worldwide.

Best of the Emmys

Best of the Emmys

Highlights from the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards.

Emmy red carpet style

Emmy red carpet style

Fashion highlights from the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards.

Alien enthusiasts descend on Nevada desert near Area 51

Alien enthusiasts descend on Nevada desert near Area 51

UFO enthusiasts drawn by alien-themed festivities poured into rural Nevada near the Area 51 U.S. military base, but fears of a mass raid on the remote site or a public safety crisis proved unfounded, with only five people arrested.

Kashmir remains under lockdown

Kashmir remains under lockdown

The siege in the valley continues since it was imposed on August 5 following the scrapping of special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government

Global climate strike

Global climate strike

Hundreds of thousands of students, office workers and other protesters took to the streets across the globe on Friday to demand urgent action to avert an environmental catastrophe from world leaders gathering for a U.N. climate summit.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast