2 Oct — Fugitive sex blogger Alvin Tan’s former partner Vivian Lee, who was jointly charged with him over a controversial Hari Raya greeting involving the pork dish “bak kut teh” and pornographic pictures on their blog, may have to stand trial…
People hold candles and umbrellas during a demonstration in support of the pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong, in Boston, Massachusetts yesterday. Thousands of pro-democracy protestors thronged the streets of Hong Kong, ratcheting up pressure on the pro-Beijing government that has called the action illegal. – Reuters pic, October 2, 2014. Read more
An Afghan girl waits for customers at a livestock market in Kabul today. Muslims around the world are preparing to celebrate Aidil Adha, marking the end of the Haj, by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. – Reuters pic, October 2, 2014.
Portraits of victims from the Bay of Pigs invasion and other military events are propped up during a march 'For the Five and Against the Terrorism' in Havana on Tuesday. 'The five' refers to the five Cuban intelligence officers, hailed by many in Cuba as national heroes, who were arrested in 1998 and convicted in Miami in 2001, of conspiracy to commit espionage, murder, and other crimes in the US. – Reuters pic, October 2, 2014.
A fisherman casts his fishing net into the waters of Vembanad Lake on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Kochi yesterday. – Reuters pic, October 2, 2014.
The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) is seen over the Bals-Fiord near the village of Mestervik, in Norway, north of the Arctic Circle, today. – Reuters pic, October 2, 2014.