A police officer blows his whistle at pro-democracy protesters as barricades are removed from an occupied area in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong on Wednesday
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Police clash with protesters as they try to clear the street after agents authorized by bailiff’s removed barricades on Argyle Street in Mongkok district on Tuesday in Hong Kong. The Mong Kok protest site is scheduled for clearance by baliffs this week after Hong Kong’s high court authorized police to arrest protesters who obstruct bailiffs on the three interim restraining orders
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
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 protester takes a break after scuffling with police as they attempted trying to remove barricades set up by demonstrators to block off the main roads in Hong Kong’s Central district
Newlyweds outside a regional government building seized by pro-Russian armed men in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine
Pro-Russian activists warm themselves next to barricades at a regional office of the security service in Luhansk, Ukraine, 20 miles west of the Russian border, on Friday.
People add to a huge line of flowers and candles leading to the barricades in central Kiev. Ukraine issued an arrest warrant for ousted president Viktor Yanukovich on Monday as the country’s new rulers launched an inquiry over the “mass murder” of protesters in a week of carnage in Kiev.
A pro-European integration protester takes cover behind a makeshift shield at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev, Ukraine. Opposition leaders emerged from crisis talks with President Viktor Yanukovich on Wednesday, saying he had failed to give concrete answers to their demands, and told their supporters on the streets to prepare for a police offensive