Chinese President Xi Jinping warns Hong Kong and Macau to remember they are part of "one China", as pro-democracy campaigners in both semi-autonomous territories call for free leadership elections.
South Africa on Saturday welcomed back home its first Miss World winner in 40 years, Rolene Strauss, with wild cheers and ululations. Hundreds turned up at O.R. Tambo International Airport to greet Strauss after the 22-year-old medical student was crowned Miss World 2014 at a glitzy final in London last Sunday. (Cover photo: AFP)
Dozens of pro-democracy protesters march through Macau's historic centre calling for free leadership elections as Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up his two-day visit to mark the 15th anniversary of the handover from Portugal -- just days after police cleared the last remaining protest sites in neighbouring Hong Kong. (Cover photo: EPA)
From surfing Santas to red wine jacuzzis -- Here is a look back at the sillier events of 2014.