Members of bonfire societies parade through the streets of Lewes in Sussex holding torches during Bonfire Night celebrations in England. Bonfire Night is related to the ancient festival of Samhain, the Celtic New Year, and is now associated with the failed Guy Fawkes plot to blow up Parliament in 1605.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A surfer is launched from a wave at the Hoek in Cape Town, South Africa.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPALink
A woman with symbols painted on her face participates in a protest in Mexico City demanding that the Mexican government account for the disappearance of 43 students in September. The arrest on a former mayor in Guerrero state and his wife, suspected of masterminding the disappearance of the students, raised hopes that the students may finally be located, dead or alive.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A statue of George Washington looks out over Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange in Lower Manhattan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Lennihan / Associated PressLink
A woman carries a portrait of Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin as she walks with Communist Party members and supporters to place flowers at Lenin's tomb on Red Square in Moscow to mark the anniversary of the Nov. 7, 1917, Bolshevik revolution, which is no longer a public holiday in Russia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pavel Golovkin / Associated PressLink
Israeli border police officers carry the coffin of Jaddan Assad during his funeral in the Druze village of Beit Jann, Israel. Assad was killed when a Palastinian driver crashed into pedestrians during a suspected terror attack near East Jerusalem.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lior Mizrahi / Getty ImagesLink
Foreign tourists light candles at the illuminated Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, on the 545th birthday of Guru Nanak, the 15th century founder of Sikhism.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NARINDER NANU / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A doctor stretches the legs of Mustafa, a 13-year-old Syrian boy, at a physical therapy center in a rebel-held region outside the capital, Damascus. The tendons in Mustafa's legs were severed in an airstrike four months ago.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABD DOUMANY / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A Lotus crew member marks tires at the Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in preparation for Sunday's Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Felipe Dana / Associated PressLink
A couple walks under an umbrella amid illuminated Christmas decorations in Tokyo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPALink
Filipino newborn Nisso Rada is bathed in blue light during a phototherapy session -- used to treat jaundice -- in the neonatal intensive care unit at Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Tacloban City, Philippines, a year after the area was slammed by Typhoon Haiyan. The typhoon killed 7,300 people and displaced over 4 million.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPALink
Team Vestas Wind of Denmark finishes in fourth place after the first leg of the Volvo Ocean Race in Cape Town, South Africa. The event, which started in Alicante, Spain, and ends in Gothenburg, Sweden, is the world's premier ocean race for professional yacht crews, with seven Volvo Ocean 65s, the world's most technologically advanced open-ocean racing yacht, competing to be the quickest around the world.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIC BOTHMA / EPALink
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