Police officers carry away a coffin after a state funeral for some of the victims of last Wednesday's earthquake, in Amatrice, central Italy, Aug. 30. The evening mass for 37 of the 292 people killed is the second state funeral for victims of the Aug. 24 temblor that flattened three towns in central Italy.
A man who suffered a stroke is buried in black sand as a part of his treatment in Syaih Kuala beach, Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Local people believe that bathing in the black sand can prevent strokes and hypertension.
Safari keeper Guy Pear gets a kiss from a five-day-old reticulated giraffe at an enclosure at the Safari Zoo in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv.
Women perform military salutes during a demonstration to mark Turkish Victory Day in Istanbul. The country celebrates in commemoration of the Battle of Dumlupinar, a key victory over Greece in Turkey's War of Independence.
A boy eats yogurt on his way past a girl selling cigarettes in the rebel held al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo.
Elementary students play outside their class while the Mouth Sinabung spews volcanic ash during its eruption as seen from Gajah Village, Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The volcanic earthquake has continued to occur with eruptions of the ash cloud of 3,000 meters height. Indonesian armed forces evacuated villagers from the dangerous red zones around the volcano.