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In pictures: Trade talks clashes

Anti-WTO protesters in Hong Kong

Hundreds of demonstrators have clashed with riot police near the world trade talks in Hong Kong.

Anti-WTO protesters in Hong Kong

Nine hundred have been "rounded up", police say.

Anti-WTO protester and police in Hong Kong

Some stormed police lines around the centre.

Anti-WTO protesters in Hong Kong

Officers used pepper spray and batons to push them back.

Anti-WTO protesters in Hong Kong

Correspondents say the unrest is the worst street violence in Hong Kong for 16 years.

Anti-WTO protesters in Hong Kong

The scuffles involve South Korean farmers, South East Asian groups and European activists.

Anti-WTO protesters in Hong Kong

The Koreans - who are among the most vocal of the protesters - had vowed to step up action on Saturday.

Anti-WTO poster in Hong Kong

They object to the current world trading system.

Anti-WTO protesters in Hong Kong

The protests came on the penultimate day of the summit.

Anti-WTO protesters in Hong Kong

Some protesters have pledged to stay outside the conference centre all night.





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