World News: 18:41 GMT Saturday 3rd August 2019. [Yahoo Celebrity Feed via SPi World News]
Hong Kong riot police fired repeated tear gas rounds on Saturday evening at pro-democracy protesters in a popular tourist district, during the latest violence to rock the global finance hub despite increasingly stern warnings from China. Authorities in Hong Kong and Beijing this week signalled a hardening stance. Dozens of protesters were arrested, and the Chinese military said it was ready to quell the 'intolerable' unrest if requested.
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