Hong Kong police used pepper spray at anti-parallel trading protest Sunday afternoon. Scuffles and quarrels took place in Yuen Long between anti-protest onlookers and about 200 protesters. (Cover photo: SCMP's David Wong)
A Russian opposition leader and fierce critic of President Vladmir Putin, Boris Nemtsov, was shot dead in central Moscow late Friday ahead of a major opposition rally this weekend, police said.
They sell everything from noodle soup to sex toys, but Bangkok's famed street hawkers are now facing a crackdown as authorities in the fast-growing metropolis struggle to make space for pedestrians on the crowded pavements.
World-renowned graffiti artist Banksy has caused a stir in the Gaza Strip, apparently secretly travelling to the Palestinian territory and painting murals on buildings ruined by the latest conflict.