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Chaos in Hong Kong as Police Crack Down on Pro-Democracy Protesters

There has been chaotic scenes in Hong Kong as police cracked down on students who had surrounded key government offices as they continue their bid to push for greater democracy in the former British colony.

Police, armed with batons and pepper spray, arrested over 40 people in what has been described as the most violent events since the student led pro-democracy demonstrations began two months ago. See the above video for more.

Unrest flared late on Sunday and continued into Monday morning.

James Burke
What keeps the world ticking? James is always looking for the answer and the latest news from around the globe. When he's not behind his computer, he's basking in the Thailand sun, or dreaming of the southern hemisphere, where he grew up in rural Australia.

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