October 28, 2013
Published October 28, 2013
A woman and her daughter struggle against strong winds and rain in central Brussels, Belgium. According to local media, the winds could reach speeds of over 100 km per hour (62 miles per hour).
Swiss pastry chef David Pasquiet (C) prepares a chocolate creation during the 'World Chocolate Masters' contest at the Paris chocolate fair (running from October 30 until November 3).
Brazilian big wave surfer Carlos Burle rides a wave in Nazare, central Portugal.
Models wearing collections of previous editions of the Sao Paulo Fashion Week, stand inside a subway station in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Oct. 27, 2013.
Vehicles travel along Chang'an Avenue as smoke raises in front of a portrait of late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Square in Beijing.
A man sleeps inside a cardboard box in Madrid, Spain. The unemployment rate for the July-September period fell from 26.3 percent to 26.0 percent.
A 1928 Bentley classic car stops in front of Shwedagon pagoda during the start of "The Burma Road Classic" motoring rally in Rangoon, Burma.
A man sits on a stone and meditates at Hibiya park in Tokyo, Japan. The park has been a military training ground until 1903 when the ground was converted into a modern public park.
Participants wearing fried egg costumes descend down a hill in a homemade roller cart for the 24th Rollercoaster Cart Festival of Medellin, Colombia, Oct. 27, 2013.
Tree surgeons clear a fallen tree from a street in Brighton after storms in south east England. Britain's strongest storm in a decade battered southern regions, forcing hundreds of flight cancellations, cutting power lines and disrupting the travel plans of millions of commuters.
People look at a large sinkhole on a street after a water pipe broke underneath it in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China, Oct. 27, 2013.
Serena Williams of the USA celebrates as she holds the trophy after her victory over Li Na of China in the final of the WTA Championship in Istanbul, Turkey, Oct. 27, 2013.
A tree is backdropped by the setting sun outside Bucharest, Romania. Romania is enjoying a hotter than usual weather for the month of October with temperatures above 20 degrees centigrade (68 degrees Fahrenheit), Oct. 27, 2013.
A man wearing a mask rides a bicycle during a smoggy day in Beijing. China's Environment Ministry said last week it will send inspection teams to provinces and cities most seriously affected by smog to ensure rules on fighting air pollution are being enforced.
Filipino dancers perform to Michael Jackson's hit song "Thriller" at dawn at a park in Obando township, Bulacan province north of Manila, Philippines, Oct. 27, 2013.