ebola liberia
A woman throws a handful of soil towards the body of her sister as Ebola burial team members take her for cremation in Monrovia, LiberiaJohn Moore/Getty Images
ebola texas
A man dressed in protective hazmat clothing leaves after treating the front porch and pavement at an apartment where a second person diagnosed with the Ebola virus resides in Dallas, TexasReuters
ebola liberia
A man shows what is believed to be his body temperature (36.1 degree Celsius or 97 degree Fahrenheit) from the window of his room at an isolation ward on the fifth floor at Madrid's Carlos III HospitalReuters
Ebola Spain
Health workers in protective suits stand near a window at an isolation ward on the sixth floor of Madrid's Carlos III Hospital. Teresa Romero, the Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola, was conscious and sitting unaided on Saturday, as three more people joined 12 others admitted to hospital in Madrid to be monitored for signs of the deadly diseaseReuters
US airstrikes ISIS
Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Kobani, as seen from near the Mursitpinar border crossing on the Turkish-Syrian borderAFP
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Kurdish people watch the fighting in the Syrian town of Kobani from a hill near the Turkish-Syrian borderAFP
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A rebel fighter walks through a hole in a wall inside a building during fighting against forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the al-Amriyah neighbourhood of AleppoReuters
iraq car bomb
A woman gestures next to vehicles destroyed in a car bomb attack in the Shaoula neighbourhood of BaghdadReuters
glory to Ukraine
People set up candles to form the words "Glory to Ukraine, Glory to Heroes" on Independence square in Kiev, to support Ukrainian servicemen in eastern Ukraine and to pay homage to the victims of anti-government protestsAFP
ecclestone putin
Russia's President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Formula One commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone during the first Russian Grand Prix in SochiReuters
yacht race
Sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana Regatta in Trieste harbour, northern ItalyReuters
Nicole Fawcett, Foluke Akinradewo and Jordan Quinn Larson-Burbach of the USA perform a split-block during their match against China in the final of the Volleyball Women's World Championship in MilanAFP
football kick
France's Karim Benzema (L) challenges Portugal's Bruno Alves (R) during their friendly match at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis near ParisReuters
portugal golf
Players and caddies shelter from rain and wind on the flooded second green during the Portugal Masters golf tournament at the Oceanico Victoria course in Vilamoura, southern Portugal. Play was suspended due heavy rainAFP
storm sydney
A swimmer does laps in Bronte Ocean Pool as a severe storm hits SydneyGetty
cyclone hudhud
A man carries his wife to safer ground after a wave hit a beach in Gopalpur in Ganjam district in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. Cyclone Hudhud blasted India's eastern seaboard on Sunday with gusts of up to 195 kilometres an hour (over 120 mph)Reuters
A worshipper recites a blessing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City during the holiday of SukkotReuters
india festival
A folk artist wearing a traditional headdress waits backstage to perform during a cultural event in the southern Indian city of BangaloreReuters
Comic Con New York
Costumed delegates attend the 2014 New York Comic Con at Jacob Javitz CentreGetty
Miss Switzerland
Miss Switzerland 2014 Laetitia Guarino reacts after winning the beauty pageant in BernReuters