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The Week in Pictures: Oct. 29 - Nov. 5

Pedestrians try to outrun marathoners, a mini Pope impresses the president, pelicans make a pit stop and more.

. Ice crystals grow on the edge of a maple leaf in Sieversdorf, Germany, on Nov. 3, 2015.

Gallery - Falling for Foliage: Autumn’s Colors Pop

Patrick Pleul / EPA

. Volunteers and local residents help refugees and migrants disembark from a small vessel after their arrival in Skala Sykaminias on the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos on Oct. 30. Greek authorities say a number of people have died near other islands after two boats carrying migrants and refugees from Turkey to Greece sank overnight, in the latest deadly incident in the eastern Aegean Sea.

Kostis Ntantamis / AP

. Orthodox Jewish men try to cross Bedford Avenue in front of former professional road racing cyclist Laurent Jalabert (runner in black) of France in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn during the 2015 New York City Marathon in New York, on Nov. 1.

Gallery: Kenyans Dominate New York City Marathon

Shannon Stapleton / Reuters

. New York Mets' Daniel Murphy reacts after missing a ball hit by Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the Major League Baseball World Series on Oct. 31 in New York.

Frank Franklin II / AP

. City workers cross the Millennium footbridge over the River Thames on a misty morning in London on Nov. 2. Airports across Britain suffered disruption on Monday as heavy fog led to delays and cancelations for a second day. Flights to and from London airports were being affected, while foggy conditions in the capital and across Europe were causing problems to airports around the country.

Gallery: Thick Fog Shrouds London

Toby Melville / Reuters

. A miner is seen at the end of his last shift at the coal mine in the Romanian city of Petrila, on Oct. 30. Petrila, the oldest coal mine in Romania and deepest mine in Europe, that opened in 1859 under the Austro-Hungarian Empire, was closed on October 30 as part of Bucharest promises to liquidate unprofitable mines.

Daniel Mihailescu / AFP - Getty Images

. A woman holds the body of a dead baby that was found on the beach on the Greek island of Lesbos on Oct. 30.

Gallery: Fleeing Children’s Sleeping Portraits Haunt

Aris Messinis / AFP - Getty Images

. Migrants and refugees try to warm up in a train travelling from Gevgelija at the Greek-Macedonian border to Serbia on Nov. 3. More than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October a monthly record and more than during the whole of 2014, the United Nations said.

Nikolay Doychinov / AFP - Getty Images

. Thousands of great white pelicans fight to eat fish provided by Israeli farmers at a water reservoir in the Emek Hefer valley north of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on Nov. 5. Thousands of migrant Pelicans pass though Israel on their way to Africa and then again when they return to Europe in the summer. Local farmers feed the birds in order to avoid damage to the commercial fish pools.

Menahem Kahana / AFP - Getty Images

. A child's shoe is seen in front of debris from a Russian airliner which crashed at the Hassana area in Arish city, north Egypt on Nov. 1. A Russian passenger airliner crashed Saturday in a remote mountainous part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula 23 minutes after taking off from a popular Red Sea resort, killing all 224 people on board, including 25 children.

Gallery: Russia Plane Crash Debris Found in Egypt’s Sinai Desert

Mohamed Abd El Ghany / Reuters

. Abu Amer (center), a former well driller, sits with family members inside their underground shelter in an Aleppo southern suburb on Oct. 29. The shelter which Abu Amer has been building for the past year, and will include four rooms equipped with ventilation and lighting, is expected to be completed in the coming months.

Karam Al-Masri / AFP - Getty Images

. U.S. Secret Service Agents stand guard as Marine One, with President Barack Obama on board, prepares to land in New York on Nov. 2. Obama was attending democratic fundraisers.

Saul Loeb / AFP - Getty Images

. President Barack Obama greets a young child dressed as the Pope riding in a "Popemobile" as he hands out treats to children trick-or-treating for Halloween on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Oct. 30.

Gallery: Halloween Costumes Get Creative from a Papal Pup to a Surfing Lobster

Saul Loeb / AFP - Getty Images

. A woman in the role of a spirit known as a Gede participates in a ceremony honoring the Haitian voodoo spirits of Baron Samdi and Gede on the Day of the Dead in the National Cemetery of Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Nov. 2. The Day of the Dead is celebrated on the first two days of November during All Saints and All Souls Day and Voodoo believers and devotees offer candles, alcohol and food to the deceased.

Hector Retamal / AFP - Getty Images

. Denisa, 15, and her 11 year-old sister Alexandra stand behind their mother’s coffin after requesting a souvenir picture with her at their family home in Bucharest, Romania on Nov. 3. Maria Ion, a 38 year-old widow and mother of five, died in last Friday's fire at the Colectiv nightclub where she occasionally worked as a cleaning lady. The fire at the basement nightclub during a heavy metal show killed more than 30 people and led to the collapse of the government after thousands took to the streets in protest.

Vadim Ghirda / AP

. Alessandra Fortes de Lima, 6, touches the boot of her father, Adimir Goncalves de Lima, before a parade during the Semana Farroupilha or “Ragamuffin” week, in Alegrete municipality, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil on Sept. 20. Some of the Brazilian cowboys ride with little girls wearing old-fashioned dresses. They parade before crowds in southern Rio Grande do Sul state, which fancies itself as practically a separate nation, with its rugged rural traditions and Germanic roots.

This image was released by the Associated Press on Oct. 30.

Eraldo Peres / AP

. Smoke billows from a building early on Oc. 30, following reported shelling by Syrian government forces in the rebel-controlled area of Douma, east of Damascus, Syria.

Sameer Al-doumy / AFP - Getty Images