The 105-storey Ryugyong Hotel, the highest building under construction in North Korea, is seen behind residential buildings in Pyongyang, North Korea, early Friday. North Korea is getting ready to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of its ruling Workers’ Party of Korea on Saturday
A mobile phone cover with a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin and which reads “Mr President” is seen in this photo illustration taken a in hotel room in Kazan, Russia
A man walks past a billboard at the Global Gaming Expo Asia in the world’s biggest gambling hub of Macau on Wednesday. The three-day fair of gambling innovations, the largest gaming event in Asia, showcases the industry’s latest products, services and technologies at the glitzy Venetian Macau hotel
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on his way to the Lille courthouse, France, where he is on trial for aggravated pimping alongside 13 others
Flood victims watch from the windows of a hotel as Kashmiri volunteers try to get relief material across to them in the city centre of Srinagar, India
The rooftop pool of the Marina Bay Sands resort hotel in Singapore. The nation’s trade-reliant economy expanded a seasonally adjusted 2.3 per cent quarter on quarter, the trade ministry said on Tuesday
A member of the Swiss special police force stands on the roof of the Kongress Hotel next to the Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland. The world’s financial and political elite will head this week to the Swiss Alps for the 2014 gathering of the World Economic Forum at the ski resort
Guests of the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore look over the city-state’s financial district from a rooftop swimming pool.