Somali government soldiers secure the scene of an attack on a restaurant by the Somali Islamist group Al-Shabab in the capital Mogadishu on Oct. 1.
Hamar women dance before a bull jumping ceremony in Ethiopia's southern Omo Valley.
The construction of the Gibe III dam, the third largest hydroelectric plant in Africa, along the Omo river is impacting heavily on the lives of tribes living in the neighboring valley who depend on the river for their survival. As globalization and development impact the region, human rights groups fear for the future of these tribes as they maybe forced to scatter and give up their traditional ways through loss of land or the ability to keep cattle.
Editor's Note: This photo was taken on Sept. 19, 2016 but transmitted on Oct. 1.
A dog from the K9 Division of the Sri Lanka Army's Commando Regiment performs during an event to mark International Children's Day at a school in Welisara, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Members of the Chinese "Xiquets de Hangzhou" human tower team form a castell during the XXVI human towers competition in Tarragona, Spain.
Indian villagers, who migrated from their village close to the border with Pakistan, ride on a horse drawn cart in Khor in Akhnoor Sector west of Jammu.