Visitors buy flowers at a flower market on the eve of the Hindu goddess Durga Puja festival in Bangalore, India, The nine-day Hindu festival celebrates the killing of a demon king by the Goddess Durga representing the victory of good over evil and ends with colourful celebrations all over the country.
A man holds onto a yield sign after trying to swim out to help a truck driver who was stranded in floodwater from Hurricane Matthew in Hope Mills, North Carolina, Sunday, Oct. 9.
Hannah Arensman of the U.S. cools down after the junior women's Individual Time Trial during day two of the UCI Road World Championships on in Doha, Qatar.
Yemenis and Russian diplomats inspect the destroyed funeral hall, two days after an alleged Saudi-led airstrike targeted it in Sana'a, Yemen. According to reports, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a prompt and impartial probe into the attack that killed over 140 Yemenis and wounded more than 525 others.
Protesters run and hide as police fire rubber bullets after the FeesMustFall protest spills onto the streets in Braamfontein district, in Johannesburg. University tuition fees have become a flashpoint for protests in South Africa, which has struggled to provide education, jobs and housing for many poor black people since the end of apartheid in 1994. Violent clashes with police have erupted regularly on campuses across the country in recent months and several universities have been closed to avoid further unrest.
Workers survey the construction site of the terminal for the Beijing New Airport in the southern Daxing District.
Rescuers search for survivors at an accident site after four buildings caved in during the early hours in Wenzhou, eastern China's Zhejiang province. Four people were killed when a group of houses collapsed, local government said.