Police officers in Barcelona, Spain, clash with people who were protesting in favor of Catalonian independence on Saturday, September 29.
Lightning strikes New York's One World Trade Center on Tuesday, October 2.
A dog competes in the Surf City Surf Dog competition on Saturday, September 29. The annual event is held in Huntington Beach, California.
Young dancers prepare behind the scenes before the Opera Garnier's annual gala in Paris on Thursday, September 27.
A rebel fighter reads the Quran in Al-Zahraa, Syria, on Wednesday, October 3.
A migrant -- part of a group that was intercepted in the Mediterranean Sea -- stands in line after arriving in the Spanish port of Motril on Tuesday, October 2.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, sits with Bernie Ecclestone, the former chief executive of the Formula One racing circuit, as they watch the Grand Prix of Russia on Sunday, September 30.
Base jumpers leap from the skydeck of Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur Tower on Sunday, September 30.
Rescuers try to free an earthquake survivor who was trapped in the flooded ruins of a collapsed house in Palu, Indonesia, on Sunday, September 30.
Noor Jahan, an elephant at the Zoological Garden in Karachi, Pakistan, eats cake to celebrate her 14th birthday on Thursday, October 4.
Paris' Grand Palais was made to look like a day at the beach during a Chanel fashion show on Tuesday, October 2.
Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev is carried away by ground personnel in Kazakhstan after he and his crew returned from the International Space Station on Thursday, October 4.
Confiscated elephant tusks and other illegal wildlife parts are burned during a destruction ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, on Thursday, October 4.
Circuit Court judges proceed into London's Westminster Abbey on Monday, October 1, ahead of a service to mark the start of the legal year.
US President Donald Trump kisses a woman who watched him depart from the south lawn of the White House on Tuesday, October 2.