Anti-occupy protesters hold a Chinese national flag and demand barricades be removed from the occupied area in Hong Kong‘s Mong Kok district on Friday
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An Indian girl rests as others try to salvage their belongings from the debris of shanties destroyed in a fire at a slum in New Delhi, India on Friday
A masked dancer performs to a drumbeat during the Newari New Year parade that falls during the Tihar festival, also called Diwali, in Kathmandu on Friday
China launches a spacecraft from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest province Sichuan. The experimental spacecraft will fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country’s first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.
Pro-democracy protesters stand their ground on a barricaded road in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong on Thursday
Competitors show their tattoos at the MBK Tattoo Contest 2014 in a shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand.
People flock to an inflated rubber duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floating on a lake at the Century Park in Shanghai, China.
A cow is garlanded and offered food during a religious ceremony celebrating the Tihar festival, also called Diwali, in Kathmandu, on Thursday.
A protester bleeds as he attempts to stop taxi drivers trying to remove the barricades across main roads. The incident took place near a line of riot police at the occupied area, in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong.
A ragpicker walks past a poster showing Beijing’s central business district next to the China Central Television (CCTV) building outside a construction site in Beijing