A protester in a skull mask and riot gear sits in a chair at the main pro-democracy protest site in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong. Bailiffs on December 11 dismantled barricades at Hong Kong's main protest site after more than two months of pro-democracy rallies that demonstrators say have redefined the city's vexed relationship with Beijing.
Police walk down a stairwell as pro-democracy demonstrators gather for a rally outside the Hong Kong government headquarters on September 29, 2014. Police repeatedly fired tear gas after tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators brought parts of central Hong Kong to a standstill on September 28 in protest at Beijing's refusal to grant the city unfettered democracy. (Dale La Rey/AFP/Getty Images) #
A protester throws stones at an armoured army vehicle during a pro-Kurdish demonstration in solidarity with people of Kobani, near the Mursitpinar border crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border, in the Turkish town of Suruc in southeastern Sanliurfa province October 7, 2014. Islamic State fighters advanced into the south west of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani overnight, a monitoring group said on Tuesday, taking several buildings to gain attacking positions from two sides of the city.
One-year-old doberman Zeus, from Lisbon, Portugal, has been annouced as the winner of this year's 'They Ate What?!' competition. Up against some fierce competition from pets who ate everything from a plastic dinosaur to a teddy bear, Zeus bagged the top prize for chomping his way through 26 golf balls!
Umbrella Revolution Hong Kong, A Hong Kong couple, who did not give their names, stand near a wall with messages left by protesters as the pose for a wedding photographer prior to their marriage s at the Admiralty ppro-democracy protest site on November 14, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Hong Kong's high court has authorized police to arrest protesters who obstruct bailiffs on the three interim restraining orders. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)