Thai police commandos perform a drill during a training session at the Crime Suppression Division in Bangkok (Pic: EPA)
Turkish riot police fire tear gas to disperse protestors during an anti-government demonstration in Istanbul (Pic: EPA)
Firefighters of Taebaek Fire Station in South Korea remove big icicles from roofs in the eastern province of Gangwon (Pic: EPA)
A handout from NASA shows most of the Korean peninsula and China at night, with a sparsely lit North Korea in the centre (Pic: EPA)
A phone shows the US embassy pollution index reading of 551, which is extremely hazardous, and the Chinese government reading of 484, as heavy air pollution continues to shroud Beijing
RTÉ.ie is the website of Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland's National Public Service Broadcaster.
© RTÉ 2014-RTÉ Commercial Enterprises Ltd, Registration No: 155076, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, Ireland.