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Student protesters gather outside the venue of the official flag-raising ceremony for celebrations of China's National Day

Hong Kong protests: National Day holiday sees thousands join pro-democracy rallies

Thousands are gathering on the streets during China's national holiday

Pro-democracy protesters fill the streets in front of the Hong Kong government offices on a third day of the Occupy Central campaign

Hong Kong: Britain weighs into dispute as tensions mount over national holiday

China’s Ambassador to be told of UK’s ‘dismay’ at Beijing’s attempt to deny full democratic process

Thousands of pro-democracy supporters in Hong Kong have set Wednesday as the deadline for their demand for open elections to be met

Hong Kong protests: Thunderstorms can’t drown out campaigners’ calls for Chinese democracy

Citizens brave rainy weather as suffrage protest takes on a permanent air in the city’s political centre

The team from BGC Partners cooking sausages for protesters in Hong Kong on 29 September

Hong Kong protests: Finance workers barbecue 2,000 sausages for hungry demonstrators

Traders said they wanted to support the pro-democracy movement

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) visits the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun at midnight on Tuesday on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the demise of President Kim Il Sung in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang July 8,

Kim Jong-un: North Korean leader is 'recovering from ankle surgery'

South Korea newspaper claims Kim fractured both ankles

David Miller, 24, and Hannah Witheridge, 23 were killed on the small island of Koh Tao on 15 September

Thailand beach murders: Hannah Witheridge 'was raped by two men before being killed'

The 23-year-old student was found dead alongside David Miller on Koh Tao

That 'Hong Kong tear gas rebound video' is actually from Venezuela

Protest video went viral on Facebook during the 'Umbrella Revolution'

Drone footage of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong

Hong Kong protests: Mesmerising drone footage shows scale of pro-democracy demonstrations

Thousands of people are occupying streets in the city's financial centre

Hong Kong protest: Watch live as ‘Umbrella Revolution’ pro-democracy demonstrators continue their occupation

The stand-off between student-led protesters and police has continued into its fifth day

A fire broke out at the high rise Shangri-la Hotel in Mongolia, with smoke and flames visible throughout the afternoon (Pic: A.Anar)

Shangri-la Hotel Mongolia: Blaze breaks out on seventh floor of building

Pictures show Ulaanbaatar building covered in flames

Plumes of smoke and ash billow from Mount Ontake as it continues to erupt in Otaki village, in Nagano prefecture, Japan

Japan volcano: Fears of second massive eruption as earthquakes increase and clouds of gas and ash billow from Mount Ontake

Officials have increased their estimates to 36 killed in Saturday’s blast

Up to ten thousand protesters donned yellow ribbons whilst blocking up roads in the shopping district of Mong Kok

Hong Kong protests: Quiet as Occupy Central demonstrations spread among abandoned police vans

A peaceful and buoyant crowd listened to speeches calling for the resignation of the city's leader, Chief Executive Leung Chun-Ying

Students gather to attend a sit-in to block main roads of a popular fashion district in Hong Kong

Hong Kong protests explained: What do demonstrators want, and what will happen?

Hong Kong was handed back to China after 155 years of British rule. The handover agreement, signed in 1984, guaranteed Hong Kong “a high degree of autonomy except in foreign and defence affairs,” a deal known as “one country, two systems”

Riot police take a rest

Hong Kong protests: Leung Chun-ying denies Chinese troops will help to quell demonstrations

Riot police stood down, but Beijing fears concessions will encourage further protests

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