The week in 38 photos – Festivalgoers enjoy an amusement ride Saturday, September 20, on the opening day of Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany. Millions of beer drinkers from around the world will be attending the event, which runs through October 5.
The week in 38 photos – Singers Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga pose on a balcony in Brussels, Belgium, before performing at a concert together on Monday, September 22. The two recently collaborated on an album called "Cheek to Cheek."
The week in 38 photos – Police officers in Azpeitia, Spain, detain a man Monday, September 22, as he and around 200 people protested the arrest of five people suspected of being part of SEGI, a Basque pro-independence youth organization.
The week in 38 photos – Ram Singh Chauhan shows off his 18-foot mustache Wednesday, September 24, in Ahmedabad, India. It is the world's longest mustache, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.
The week in 38 photos – A Jewish woman prays at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Wednesday, September 24. Thousands visited the Western Wall, one of the holiest sites in Judaism, prior to the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah.
The week in 38 photos – Kristen Moyer gives her son a five after they traded in his jersey of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice on Friday, September 19. The Ravens allowed fans to trade in their Rice jerseys and get another player's jersey for free after Rice was cut by the team and suspended by the NFL for domestic violence.
The week in 38 photos – Flood victims ride in a rescue boat after their homes were swamped in Manila, Philippines, on Friday, September 19. Heavy rain in the capital city caused flooding in many areas and led to the closing of schools, government offices and financial markets.
The week in 38 photos – U.S. fans watch golfers during a practice round Wednesday, September 24, at the Ryder Cup tournament in Gleneagles, Scotland.
The week in 38 photos – A man dressed as a polar bear climbs a barricade Monday, September 22, as protesters took part in the "Flood Wall Street" demonstrations that preceded the U.N. Climate Summit in New York.
The week in 38 photos – A student, sitting on a mock-up of a royal throne, looks at a wax figure of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II while other students take photos Friday, September 19, at the Madame Tussauds museum in Beijing.
The week in 38 photos – A bird sits on a red deer during a misty morning in London's Richmond Park on Tuesday, September 23.
The week in 38 photos – Women in Ahmedabad, India, take part in Garba dance rehearsals on Sunday, September 21, ahead of the Navratri festival. Thousands of young people will dance the night away during the nine-day festival, which is held in honor of the Hindu goddess Durga.
The week in 38 photos – On Monday, September 22, people bury relatives who recently died in clashes over a cement factory in the Guatemalan municipality of San Juan Sacatepequez. The Guatemalan government has ordered a state of emergency for the municipality, where at least eight people have died in clashes between those who support the factory's operation and those who reject it.
The week in 38 photos – Medics in Madrid transport Garcia Viejo, a 69-year-old Spanish priest diagnosed with the Ebola virus, into an ambulance on Monday, September 22. Viejo had arrived by plane via Sierra Leone, the West African country he was working in when he became infected.
The week in 38 photos – The crew of the Airbus A320neo waves to observers in Blagnac, France, after the plane's first test flight on Thursday, September 25. The A320neo is the revamped and more fuel-efficient version of Airbus' most popular single-aisle passenger jet.
The week in 38 photos – Alexander Kharatokin plays with a 9-month-old brown bear named Masha on the banks of the Yenisei River, outside of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on Friday, September 19. Kharatokin, who lives in a wooden hovel near the river, adopted the orphaned bear after it was found this spring.
The week in 38 photos – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, leads French Prime Minister Manuel Valls to a podium during a welcoming ceremony at the chancellery in Berlin on Monday, September 22.
The week in 38 photos – A performer dressed as a Catalan giant walks through the streets of Barcelona, Spain, for the La Merce festival on Wednesday, September 24.
The week in 38 photos – A kingfisher catches prey at a park in Qingdao, China, on Wednesday, September 24.
The week in 38 photos – A man wearing a mask of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs holds a cardboard cutout of Apple's new iPhone 6 as he walks into an Apple Store in Tokyo on Friday, September 19.
The week in 38 photos – A boy carries a bed frame through floodwaters in the Indian village of Krishnai on Wednesday, September 24. Landslides and flash floods triggered by two days of heavy rain killed dozens of people in India's remote northeast.
The week in 38 photos – A model is seen backstage during the CODE 41 Trending Day, a fashion show in Seville, Spain, on Tuesday, September 23.
The week in 38 photos – Israel's new submarine, the INS Tanin, is seen from a beach in Haifa, Israel, on Tuesday, September 23. The sub was making its final approach into Haifa's port after being built in Germany.
The week in 38 photos – Flood victims in Manila, Philippines, use electronic devices as they rest at an evacuation center on Friday, September 19.
The week in 38 photos – R&B artist Usher performs on stage Friday, September 19, at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.
The week in 38 photos – A police officer bends down to pet Larry, the cat of British Prime Minister David Cameron, outside 10 Downing Street in London on Thursday, September 25.