This week in news: volcanoes, horrific shootings, protests, and the confirmation that Ebola has made it to New York City. Here are some of the best images from this week you’ll see, captured by some of the world’s hardest-working photojournalists.
The saxophone player is wildly popular in China. After government officials reminded everyone that they think the protests are illegal, Kenny G deleted the selfie, saying “I don’t really know anything about the situation.”
In a dawn raid, officers took down barricades and tents in an offshoot of the main protest area. This is a developing story.
Because John Cho can not be our only, and last, dreamy Asian lead on network TV.
Hundreds of angry people attempted to charge the barricades erected by demonstrators calling for a free vote in Hong Kong’s 2017 chief executive elections.
Friday’s talks were cancelled after protest leaders refused the government’s demand to end the “illegal” Occupy movement.
Photographer Lam Yik Fei took these striking portraits of pro-democracy supporters at the protest site in Admiralty on October 7, 2014 in Hong Kong.
Depuis fin septembre, des dizaines de milliers d’habitants descendent dans les rues de Hong Kong pour réclamer des élections démocratiques.
From Volcanos in Japan, Protests in Hong Kong and an Ebola Epidemic, these are some of the most amazing news images taken this week by hard working photojournalists all over the globe.
Tens of thousands in Hong Kong have taken to the streets to call for democratic elections.
Post-it protest covers the Hong Kong government office in Sydney.
Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding democratic elections free of Chinese interference in what some are calling Occupy Central or the Umbrella Movement.
Students and pro-democracy activists have taken to the streets to denounce Chinese interference and demand democratic elections.
Well, not on social media anyway. The Hong Kong Occupy Central protest has triggered mainland China’s biggest ever crackdown on Weibo, the country’s version of Twitter.
Umbrellas have become a powerful symbol of the territory’s pro-democracy demonstrations, which are seeing tens of thousands of people take to the streets to protest against Beijing’s decision to limit democratic reforms.
Police and pro-democracy demonstrators clashed in Hong Kong following a week of student-led boycotts and protests against China’s political control in Hong Kong.
Heights and selfie sticks = so much nope.
From Uganda to the West Bank, people are seeing an eerie familiarity when looking at events in Ferguson, Mo. Some are sharing their horror, others their advice in how to deal with a police crackdown.
The company founded in 1917 by BC Forbes will no longer be majority controlled by the Forbes family.
The classifieds section of the Bloomberg terminal, which costs more than $20,000 a year, is called POSH. Aptly named.
It’s a finger lickin’ good world.
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On June 4, 1989, soldiers in Beijing killed hundreds of protesters who were advocating for democracy and an end to government corruption.
You’ll never believe who won the 1958 Hong Kong Cha Cha Championship.
Seven million people, doing life right.
By the end of this post, you’ll be both drooling and booking a plane ticket.
Welcome to Hong Kong! Mind the feral monkeys and inflatable dog poop.