21 Dec — By fining business radio station BFM RM10,000 over an interview with him last year, Iranian-American Muslim scholar Dr Reza Aslan said the Malaysian authorities were acting like “a bunch of thugs” from North Korea who were trying to stifle…
An ambulance carrying one of the two New York police officers who were shot dead passes by a New York Fire Department honour guard along Broadway in Brooklyn, yesterday. A gunman ambushed and fatally shot the two officers and then killed himself. – Reuters pic, December 21, 2014. Read more
Xiaoniu, a pet dog, is dressed in clothes and walks across a street with its owner (not pictured) in Shanghai on Friday. According to local media, Xiaoniu accompanies its owner to the food market every day and is able to walk with its hind legs for up to an hour. – Reuters pic, December 21, 2014.
A woman takes part in a protest against the Turkish government for issuing an arrest warrant for US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, in Manhattan, New York yesterday. A Turkish court issued an arrest warrant on Friday for the cleric whose followers are accused by President Tayyip Erdogan of leading a terrorist plot to seize power. – Reuters pic, December 21, 2014.
A worker sleeps among fox fur at a Chongfu fur market, in China's Zhejiang province yesterday. The Chongfu township is known as the biggest fur design, research, production and export centre in China. It is also home to more than 1,400 fur companies. – Reuters pic, December 21, 2014.
Pine trees are displayed in a giant snow globe under the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, yesterday. – AFP pic, December 21, 2014.