A dead man hangs from the waist under a Mexico City overpass on Monday, October 19. This is the first time a body has appeared on a bridge or overpass in Mexico's capital. It is a common practice among gangs fighting for turf in other regions of Mexico.
Nuns at the Vatican attend a canonization ceremony in St. Peter's Square on Sunday, October 18. Pope Francis canonized the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux.
People dressed as Prussian soldiers fire muskets in Leipzig, Germany, as they re-enact the Battle of Leipzig on Saturday, October 17. The massive battle took place 202 years ago and was a major defeat for Napoleon Bonaparte's French army.
Fatema Masalmeh, center, mourns her husband's death at his funeral in the West Bank on Wednesday, October 21. Udai Masalmeh, a 24-year-old Palestinian, was fatally shot near the village of Beit Awa after injuring an Israeli army officer with a knife during a protest, according to a statement from the Israeli military.
A child in Ajmer, India, looks up as Muslims pray during a procession of flags in memory of Abbas Alamdar, the brother of Iman Hussein, on Monday, October 19. The procession was part of Muharram, a sacred month in the Islamic faith.
The typhoon's strong winds ripped this billboard in half in Quezon City, Philippines.
A devotee of the Chinese Bang Neow Shrine walks with guns pierced through his cheeks during the annual vegetarian festival in Phuket, Thailand, on Sunday, October 18. The festival, featuring face piercing, spirit mediums and strict vegetarianism, celebrates the local Chinese community's belief that abstinence from meat and various stimulants will help them obtain good health and peace of mind.
A boy in Alexandria, Egypt, watches his father mark his ballot during parliamentary elections on Monday, October 19.
People watch as rescue workers search for victims after an explosion in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, October 19. Dozens of commercial and residential buildings were destroyed or severely damaged. Officials suspected a gas leak was the cause of the blast.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry poses with a guitar that was given to him by Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo during a meeting in Madrid on Sunday, October 18.
A court official stands in front of a cell at the Batam District Court in Batam, Indonesia, on Monday, October 19.
An Indonesian Navy ship patrols the water of Pontianak, Indonesia, on Monday, October 19. In the foreground is a sinking Vietnamese vessel that was blown up as part of the country's push to stop illegal fishing in its waters.
Jorge Solano inspects his wig backstage at Miss Gay Venezuela, a beauty pageant in Caracas, Venezuela, on Sunday, October 18.
A man dressed as Batman escorts Elizabeth Kane, widow of Batman creator Bob Kane, before her husband was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, October 21.
A National Guard helicopter uses a bucket to drop water on the Hidden Pines wildfire Friday, October 16, near Smithville, Texas.
A man rides a bicycle after an airstrike in Douma, Syria, on Wednesday, October 21.
Two baby orangutans play with each other at the wildlife department in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Monday, October 19. The animals were seized in July after traffickers were attempting to sell them.