Pro-democracy demonstrators (R) carry their breakfast on a highway in Hong Kong, where protesters are planning a fresh show of force after talks with the government dramatically collapsed on Thursday
Pro-democracy demonstrators sleep on the ground near a barricade in Hong Kong on Thursday
A total lunar eclipse resulted in a blood moon in Hefei, Anhui province, east China. The eclipse was the second of two in 2014 and the second in a tetrad (four total lunar eclipses in series). Read more
A man bathes in the old quarters of Delhi, India
A protester sits under a tent as she helps block an area around the government headquarters in Hong Kong. Pro-democracy protests in Beijing-controlled Hong Kong subsided on Monday as students and civil servants returned to school and work after more than a week of demonstrations, but activists vowed to keep up their campaign of civil disobedience.
A protester tries to fix a makeshift tent as he joins others in blocking areas around the government headquarters building in Hong Kong Read more
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Hundreds of messages are stuck on the wall of the Legislative Counsel building in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong
Pro-democracy demonstrators display placards as they gather near a ceremony marking China’s 65th National Day in Hong Kong on Wednesday
A paramilitary policeman spreads a Chinese national flag during a flag-raising ceremony to mark the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, in Hefei, Anhui province on Wednesday
Hams are greased with lard before drying as part of the Parma ham curing process at Pio Tosini Industria Prosciutti in Langhirano, Italy. Russia announced a one-year ban on a range of foods from the EU and US in retaliation for sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.