The week in 31 photos – Young women enjoy an amusement ride Saturday, September 13, at the Knabenschiessen fair in Zurich, Switzerland.
The week in 31 photos – A doctor in Zhumadian, China, performs surgery Monday, September 15, on a man who had part of an aluminum-alloy fence pierce his body during a car accident. The man survived after the piece of fence was surgically removed.
The week in 31 photos – A child looks for metal scraps among cables that were sitting on a barge Tuesday, September 16, in Manila, Philippines.
The week in 31 photos – U.S. President Barack Obama touches the hair of Blake Diego while visiting a first-grade class Wednesday, September 17, at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida. The children also got a chance to touch Obama's hair.
The week in 31 photos – Troops in Mexico City hold colored cards Tuesday, September 16, during a military parade celebrating the country's Independence Day.
The week in 31 photos – A man in Wuhan, China, is rescued Friday, September 12, after the construction site he was working at caved in. He was stuck in mud for more than five hours.
The week in 31 photos – Models wait backstage Friday, September 12, before presenting a collection by Francis Montesinos during Madrid Fashion Week.
The week in 31 photos – Christopher D'Agostino, who was with 25-year-old Megan Doto when she was shot, speaks with members of the media Monday, September 15, in Philadelphia. Police said a stray bullet killed Doto, who was eight months pregnant. Her child died as well.
The week in 31 photos – A person walks at the Redipuglia Military Sacrarium, a military memorial in Redipuglia, Italy, on Friday, September 12. Pope Francis visited the site the next day to mark the 100th anniversary of World War I.
The week in 31 photos – Fans of Emma Watson try to catch a glimpse of the actress Wednesday, September 17, as a security guard stands near a door at the Parliament building in Montevideo, Uruguay. As part of her role as a goodwill ambassador for U.N. Women, Watson was visiting Uruguay to help women's groups push for more elected female senators and deputies.
The week in 31 photos – An extreme athlete hangs between rocks Friday, September 12, during the International Highline Meeting, which brought together many highline enthusiasts in the northern Italian Alps.
The week in 31 photos – Police in Bucharest, Romania, watch a Roma man carry belongings into the street while more than 100 people were evicted from their homes on Monday, September 15. Up to 25 Roma families were evicted from buildings that were illegally taken by the state and later returned to their owners following lengthy legal procedures. The Roma, some of whom were legal tenants while the buildings were under state control, protested that they have not been compensated for their loss. They also say the temporary shelters they were offered involve women and children living separate from men.
The week in 31 photos – A Japan Airlines plane flies near burnt houses in Manila, Philippines, on Tuesday, September 16, after a fire gutted homes and left 750 residents homeless.
The week in 31 photos – A pedestrian walks through a medieval arcade near the Old Town Square in Prague, Czech Republic, on Tuesday, September 16.
The week in 31 photos – Robin Anderson holds up her granddaughter, Kinlee, while Kinlee searches for her father Tuesday, September 16, in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. More than 140 soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard were returning home after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.
The week in 31 photos – University students in Santiago, Chile, cling to a fence at the Education Ministry building while protesting a financial crisis at their school on Friday, September 12.
The week in 31 photos – Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian man Friday, September 12, during clashes at a protest against the Jewish settlement of Ofra, in the West Bank village of Silwad.