Members of the Druze community watch the funeral of Israeli Druze police officer Zidan Nahad Seif in the northern village of Yanuh-Jat on Wednesday. Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed four rabbis and a Druze police officer in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before being shot dead by police, the deadliest such incident in six years in the holy city.
The Atibainha dam in Brazil, part of the Cantareira reservoir, has been hit by a drought in Nazare Paulista, Sao Paulo state. It is the area’s worst drought in 80 years and has left the Cantareira system, which provides greater Sao Paulo with most of its water, with the lowest water level on record.
An Israeli police officer gestures as he holds a weapon near the scene of an attack at a Jerusalem synagogue. Two suspected Palestinian men armed with axes and knives killed four people on Tuesday before being shot dead by police
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Filipino typhoon survivor Criselda Macospad, 51, (3-R) with her children and grandchildren, sits inside their makeshift house under a bridge in Palaypay village, Basey town, eastern Samar province, which was damaged by the 2013 Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban City, Leyte province, Philippines, one year ago.
A Turkish soldier places a carpet next to a military vehicle, as he watches fighting between Kurdish fighters and Islamic State militants, from atop a hill overlooking the Syrian town of Kobani.
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men stand beneath a section of the controversial Israeli barrier outside Rachel’s tomb in the West Bank town of Bethlehem
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Indian Sikh pilgrims wave from a train bound for Pakistan at the Attari International Railway Station, near Amritsar, on Tuesday. Thousands of Sikh pilgrims are travelling to Nankana Sahib to celebrate the 545th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev, which falls on November 6
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Democratic US Senate candidate Bruce Braley (L) hugs volunteer Pat Halferty during a campaign stop at the Lynn Count Democratic HQ on November 3 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Polls put Braley neck-and-neck with Republican Joni Ernst and the Iowa result could decide which party controls the Senate
Daredevil Nik Wallenda performs his blindfolded walk along a tightrope between two skyscrapers suspended 500 feet (152.4 meters) above the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois.
Men shout slogans in front of burning cars on Thursday, near the Burkina Faso’s Parliament in Ouagadougou, as they protest against plans to change the constitution to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year rule.
A man jumps through a fire along a street in the Mission District during a celebration after the San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the World Series, in San Francisco, California.
Girls clad in burqas take picture with a tablet while visiting Karachi’s Clifton beach on Tuesday
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A woman offers prayers by a road as a rickshaw puller transports passengers in Kolkata on Tuesday
Afghan security officials take position outside the building of a local attorney general in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Monday. At least eight people, including the four perpetrators, were killed during a Taliban attack on the office of a local attorney general in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz.
Israeli police detain a Palestinian youth following clashes after Friday prayers in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Wadi al-Joz. Tension in Jerusalem rose on Wednesday after an Israeli baby died and eight other people were hurt when a Palestinian man slammed his car into pedestrians at a Jerusalem light railway stop.
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An Indian girl rests as others try to salvage their belongings from the debris of shanties destroyed in a fire at a slum in New Delhi, India on Friday
A cow is garlanded and offered food during a religious ceremony celebrating the Tihar festival, also called Diwali, in Kathmandu, on Thursday.
Kurdish refugee children from the Syrian town of Kobani play on improvised swings in the southeastern town of Suruç, Şanliurfa province, Turkey
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City workers walk over London Bridge as the early morning sun breaks through clouds on Tuesday in London, England. Despite weather warnings issued by the Met Office off the back of Hurricane Gonzalo, the high winds and rain didn’t materialise in the capital
Strollers watch the sunset at the Olympic park in Munich, southern Germany