Bloodhounds wait to be blessed during a ceremony for animals Tuesday, November 3, outside the Basilica of St. Peter and Paul in Saint-Hubert, Belgium. Hundreds of animals were blessed during the celebration of St. Hubert, the patron saint of hunters who is also invoked for protection of dogs and horses, organizers said.
Israeli security forces and paramedics stand next to a wounded Palestinian man who stabbed an Israeli in Netanya, Israel, on Monday, November 2. The Palestinian had been shot by security forces, Israeli police said.
A woman takes part in a game of limbo while attending the Melbourne Cup horse races in Australia on Tuesday, November 3.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican presidential candidate from Texas, shoots a pheasant with a shotgun Saturday, October 31, while participating in a fundraising event in northwestern Iowa. A few other Republican candidates also took part in the pheasant hunt.
People at Amsterdam Studio's, a dance club in Amsterdam, Netherlands, celebrate Halloween with a "blood rave" on Saturday, October 31. The fake blood was inspired by a scene from the movie "Blade."
Beluga whales kiss their trainers during a performance in Harbin, China, on Sunday, November 1.
Hindus gather for prayers at a temple in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Tuesday, November 3.
Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, meet a Tuatara while visiting New Zealand's Orokonui Ecosanctuary on Thursday, November 5.
Peshmerga fighters play table tennis Wednesday, November 4, in a wedding hall that now serves as a military hospital in Telskuf, Iraq. The Peshmerga frequently come across mortar fire from ISIS militants just 2 miles away.
Farmer Zhang Xianping rides his pet pig, Big Precious, in Zhangjiakou, China, on Monday, November 2. Zhang, a pig breeder, decided to keep the 2-year-old swine when its weight reached 600 kilograms (1,323 pounds).
A 20-foot boat lies in waters just off the Greek island of Samos on Sunday, November 1. The boat was carrying nearly 30 refugees when it sank, authorities said.
A Kurdish woman waits outside her house in Diyarbakir, Turkey, on Friday, October 30. The house's wall is riddled with bullet holes after clashes between Turkish armed forces and the Kurdistan Workers' Party.
A volunteer adjusts the skull of an unclaimed body Tuesday, November 3, after a mass exhumation in Thailand's Samut Sakhon province. Nearly 4,000 unclaimed bodies were dug out of graves at the cemetery of the Poh Teck Tung Foundation. The foundation collects thousands of unclaimed bodies annually -- mostly those belonging to accident victims -- and buries them temporarily while waiting for relatives to claim them. It was digging up the old bodies to make room for newer ones. The old remains will be cleaned and stored before the foundation can hold a mass cremation ceremony.
The coffin of police officer Dave Phillips is carried out of a church following a funeral service in Liverpool, England, on Monday, November 2. Phillips, 34, was killed in a hit-and-run last month.
A boy cleans the windshield of a vehicle in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Wednesday, November 4.
Models wait backstage before a fashion show in Beijing on Friday, October 30.
A fisherman throws a fish during the traditional carp haul in Smrzov, Czech Republic, on Monday, November 2.
A Buddhist monk takes pictures with his smartphone during a daily chanting session in Tibet on Friday, October 30.
A trick-or-treater takes part in a Halloween parade for homeless children Friday, October 30, in Los Angeles.
Protesters clash with police during a rally in Manila, Philippines, on Wednesday, November 4. The rally was held in front of the hotel where the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation was holding a climate change symposium. The protesters claimed that APEC is missing the point on climate change and its solutions.
A 2-year-old girl plays at an indoor playground in Beijing on Friday, October 30.
Pelicans eat fish Wednesday, November 4, at the Mishmar HaSharon reservoir in Israel.
Smoke billows from a building in Douma, Syria, following reported shelling on Friday, October 30.