October 26, 2013
Published October 26, 2013
A woman waves to people arriving on vehicles in the town of Abyei ahead of the referendum. Residents of the remote and disputed Abyei border region say they will press on with their own referendum on whether to join Sudan or South Sudan, despite warnings it could trigger violence in the already volatile area.
The casket bearing the body of Jovanka Broz, widow of the former Yugoslav communist leader Josip Broz Tito, sits in front of the House of Flowers memorial complex before the funeral in Belgrade, Serbia. Former first lady was laid to rest near the grave of her husband.
Children dressed in their most scariest costumes make the rounds of stalls at Manila's Ocean Park, the country's largest oceanarium, for free candies, chocolates and sweets, as they take part in the annual Halloween "Trick or Treat" activity ahead of next week's observance of All Saints' Day in Manila, Philippines.
Lava flows during an eruption of Mount Etna volcano as seen from the village of Viagrande, near the Sicilian town of Catania, Italy. Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, has erupted, sending up a towering plume of ash visible in much of eastern Sicily.
A car burns after a bomb exploded inside it near a school where a training workshop for municipal council elections was being held, in Benghazi, Libya.
Spectators stand as John Daly of the U.S. walks on the 7th hole during the BMW Masters 2013 golf tournament at Lake Malaren Golf Club in Shanghai, China.
An Indian villager maneuvers through floodwaters with the help of ropes in Agastinuagaon, Ganjam district of Orissa state, India.
Cardinals hold balloons at St. Peter's square on the occasion of Family Day at the Vatican.
A stunt explosion is seen during the filming of movie "Transformers: Age of Extinction" in Hong Kong.
A Grim Reaper figure, riding a bumper car, is the newest art installation by British artist Banksy in New York, Oct. 25, 2013.
Tengger tribesmen perform cane fighting during the religious ritual of "Karo" in Probolinggo, East Java, Indonesia. The Hindu tribe celebrate the ritual once a year to praise their God, Sang Hyang Widi Wasa, who endows prosperity to their land.
An egret sits in a canal as morning sun reflects off the mist, on Assateague Island off the Virginia Coast, USA.
A beggar family commutes on a handcycle with their pet dog following on a leash in New Delhi, India.
A model of a shark is seen in the roof of a house in Oxford, UK. The rooftop sculpture is 25 feet (7.6 m) long, made of fiber glass and was erected on the 41st anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki.
Switzerland's Lara Gut clears a gate during the first run of the women's giant slalom at the FIS Ski World Cup on October 26, 2013 in Soelden, Austria.
A child runs among a newly opened water installation between the "National Theatre of Nice" and the "Promenade des Anglais", in Nice, southeastern France.