Rescuers check on a half-submerged charter boat that collided with a ferry boat near Lamma Island off the southwestern coast of Hong Kong Island, killing 38 people.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kin Cheung / Associated PressLink
Ultra Orthodox Jews dance as they celebrate the holiday of Sukkot at a yeshiva in the Mea Shearim neighborhood on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sebastian Scheiner / Associated PressLink
Greek teenagers protesting education budget cuts express themselves in chalk on the sidewalks outside the country's parliament.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIS MESSINIS / AFPLink
Sydney's Harbor Bridge and Opera House provide a picturesque backdrop as Josh Sheehan of Australia performs the opening jump in the final stage of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour on Cockatoo Island.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SEBASTIAN MARKO / AFPLink
Britain's Adam Blythe celebrates as he crosses the finish line in the Frank Vandenbroucke Memorial / Binche-Tournai-Binche one-day cycling race.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DAVID STOCKMAN / AFPLink
South Africa's bowler Faf du Plessis dives unsuccessfully to catch a ball during the ICC World Twenty20 World Cup Super Eight cricket match between India and South Africa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eranga Jayawardena / Associated PressLink
Archeologists works next to one of the two skeletons, presumably female, that have been discovered during the hunt of the remains of the alleged model for Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa -- Mona Lisa Gherardini. The remains, one a complete skeleton and the other fragmented, were found in the same grave, in the basement of the former convent of St. Ursula in Florence, where it is thought that the lady was buried after his death in 1542. With these new discoveries, the number skeletons exhumed during the excavations rose to seven.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAURIZIO DEGL' INNOCENTI / ANSALink
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