• Children wearing Halloween costumes recite the Pledge of Allegiance after becoming US citizens during a naturalization ceremony at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • A crowd gathers in front of army headquarters in Ouagadougou, demanding that the army take over following the resignation of the president. Burkina Faso's army chief Navere Honore Traore said he was taking power on October 31 as head of state.
  • Military rescue workers recover the body of a woman, who was buried alive with scores of others in the October 29 mudslide, at a tea plantation in the central Sri Lankan area of Koslanda.
  • A Palestinian protestor throws a burning tire during clashes with Israeli security forces at the Qalandia checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem City following a rally by supporters of the Hamas movement against the restrictions on the Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
  • A Palestinian protester tries to throw back a tear gas canister fired by Israeli security forces during clashes at the Aida refugee camp near the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

  • Vietnamese-born model and global fashion show organizer Jessica Minh Anh presents a creation during a fashion she organized, on a catwalk set up on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
  • Howard, a 35-year-old Australian Chinese musician and lookalike of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, gestures in front of a wall with messages of support to pro-democracy protesters in part of Hong Kong's financial central district they are occupying.
  • Children dressed for Halloween prepare to trick-or-treat in a housing compound in South Jakarta district in Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • A hippopotamus catches a pumpkin during Halloween celebrations in the Tiergarten Schoenbrunn zoo in Vienna, Austria. Once a year the animals in the zoo are fed pumpkins to celebrate Halloween.
  • A tourist looks at a Thai woman dressed in a ghost costume for Halloween buying coconut in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Conchita Wurst (C), the bearded transgender winner of the Eurovision Song Contest, performs in the number "True Love?" on stage with topless dancers during a rehearsal for the show "Desirs" at the Crazy Horse cabaret in Paris, Oct. 30, 2014.
  • Residents relax on Lido beach along the Indian Ocean's coastal city of Mogadishu, Somalia. Lido Beach has become a popular spot over the weekend, with hundreds of people gathering to enjoy the sea and sand.
  • A man surfs on the Eisbach river at the English Garden during a sunny autumn day in downtown Munich, Germany.
  • A man walks along the Indian Ocean as the tide goes out at Coco Beach in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • An Indian Hindu devotee crawls underneath a sacred cow on the eve of Gopastami in Hyderabad. The Gopastami festival, which commemorates Hindu Lord Krishna becoming a cow-herder, brings devotees preparing food and offering religious rituals to cows.

October 31, 2014

Published October 31, 2014

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