This Week in Pictures: Oct. 10-16

  • Men and women from across the country gathered for the Million Man March in Washington D.C., led by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, on Oct. 10, 2015. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Million Man March in Washington, D.C.
  • Senior North Korean military officers stand in the rain on Pyongyang’s main Kim Il Sung Square after the parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, Oct. 10, 2015. Isolated North Korea marked the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers’ Party on Saturday with a massive military parade overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, who said his country was ready to fight any war waged by the United States.
  • Consumer rights activists take part in a march to protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), mass husbandry and genetic engineering, in Berlin, Germany, Oct. 10, 2015. The European Union is pursuing a trade accord with the United States, called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), that would encompass a third of world trade and nearly half of global GDP.
  • Thousands gather on the Mall in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 10, 2015 for the “Justice or Else” rally. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Million Man March.
  • North Korean officers shield themselves from the rain after the parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, Oct. 10, 2015.
  • People enjoy the sunny weather at Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct. 10, 2015.
  • Competitors participate in the swimming portion of the Ironman World Championship Triathlon, Oct. 10, 2015, in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
  • Relatives mourn near the coffin during the funeral in Ankara on Oct. 11, 2015 of Korkmaz Tedik, a board member of the Turkish Labour Party (EMEP), who was killed in twin bombings in Ankara the day before. Turkey woke in mourning on Oct. 11 after at least 95 people were killed by suspected suicide bombers at a peace rally of leftist and pro-Kurdish activists in Ankara, the deadliest such attack in the country’s recent history.
  • This picture released by the official website of the Iranian Defense Ministry on Oct. 11, 2015, claims to show the launching of an Emad long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile in an undisclosed location. Iran successfully test fired a new guided long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile, state TV reported on Sunday.
  • A yorkshire terrier waits for its turn carried by its owner during the International Dog Show in Komarom, 85 kms west of Budapest, Hungary, Oct. 11, 2015.
  • A Belarusian soldier votes inside a booth at a polling station in Minsk, Belarus, Oct. 11, 2015. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, who has led the eastern European country for more than two decades, was widely expected to be re-elected to another five-year term, media reported.
  • Medics evacuate the body of a three-year-old Palestinian girl who was killed after her house was brought down by an Israeli air strike in Gaza early on Oct. 11, 2015. An Israeli air strike on a Hamas target in the Gaza Strip on Sunday brought down a nearby house killing a Palestinian woman and her daughter, hospital officials said, as a wave of violence in the region triggered fears of wider escalation.
  • Israel police inspect the body of a Palestinian man who police shot and killed outside the Lion’s Gate entrance to the Moslem Quarter in Jerusalem’s Old City, Oct. 12, 2015. The man, identified by police as Mustafa Hatib, 18, from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabel Mukaber, stabbed a policeman but hit his protective vest, when stopped at a security check, and was immediately shot and killed by police.
  • A boat and an autumn-coloured forest are reflected in the waters of the Blausee Lake (lit. Blue Lake) in Blausee, in the Kandertal Valley of the Bernese Oberland region in Switzerland, Oct. 11, 2015.
  • A visitor photographs autumn colors and foliage at Westonbirt Arboretum near Tetbury in southwest England, Britain, Oct. 12, 2015. Planted in the heyday of Victorian plant hunting in the mid-19th century, today Westonbirt Arboretum makes claim to have one of the finest tree collections in the world.
  • A woman looks out from a bus window taking migrants from an Athens park to a center for the displaced where they can receive food and medical care before continuing their journey on Oct. 12, 2015 in Athens, Greece. More than 500,000 migrants have entered Europe so far this year. Of that number four-fifths have reportedly paid to be smuggled by sea to Greece from Turkey, the main transit route into the EU.
  • A Russian policeman speaks to the media in the building where homemade explosives were found in an apartment, in Moscow, Russia, Oct. 12, 2015. Russia’s counterterrorism agency says it has raided a Moscow apartment and arrested a group of people who were preparing to carry out an attack in the capital.
  • Harry Reid talks to reporters before the start of the first Democratic Presidential debate on Oct. 12, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Relatives mourn near the grave of a victim of the twin bombings in Ankara, during the funeral in Istanbul on October 12, 2015.
  • Los Angeles Dodgers’ Chase Utley, right, greets Carl Crawford after Crawford scored on a three-run home run by Howie Kendrick against the New York Mets during the ninth inning of baseball’s Game 3 of the National League Division Series, Oct. 12, 2015, in New York. The Mets won 13-7.
  • The candlelight procession in celebration of the anniversary of the Apparition of our Lady of Fatima to the three Shepherd children in October 1917, at the shrine of Fatima, Portugal, Oct. 12, 2015.
Hillary Clinton after the first Democratic Presidential debate at the Wynn Las Vegas resort and casino on Oct. 12, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Olympic gold medal ice dancers Meryl Davis (R) and Charlie White skate on The Rink at Rockefeller Center as the first skaters to kick off the winter season. The rink is now open to the public in New York City, Oct. 13, 2015.
  • Five Democratic presidential candidates take their spots on stage at the at the first Democratic presidential debate at the Wynn Las Vegas resort and casino on Oct. 12, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Dawn breaks over Pyongyang, North Korea, as buildings poke through the midst and the Juche Tower, left, stands by the Taedong riverbank on Oct. 13, 2015.
  • A group of paddlers makes their way along the Arga River as the sun sets on an autumn day, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Oct. 13 2015. As the temperature drifts towards winter, it is still warm enough to attract people into the open air for a little exercise.
  • A young internally displaced immigrant from Faryab province poses for a picture near her temporary shelter at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp on the outskirts of Herat, Afghanistan, Oct. 13, 2015.
  • A Palestinian youth throws stones at Israeli troops during clashes at the Erez crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip in the northern Gaza Strip, Oct. 13, 2015. One Palestinian youth was killed and more than 50 Palestinians injured during clashes at the Erez crossing between Gaza Strip and Israeli.
  • Kristynn McGee, left, and Ricki Kocher console each other as the community holds a vigil for 3-year-old Brendan Creato who was found dead, Oct. 13, 2015, in Haddon Township, N.J. The cause of death remains under investigation.
  • An aerial view shows rice plants in the shape of the map of China in a paddy field in Zhonghong village, on the outskirts of Shanghai, China, Oct. 13, 2015.
  • A Palestinian woman walks down a street in Jabel Mukaber, in an area of the West Bank that Israel captured in a 1967 war and annexed to the city of Jerusalem, Oct. 14, 2015. Israel started setting up roadblocks in Palestinian neighbourhoods in East Jerusalem and deploying soldiers in cities across the country on Wednesday to try to combat the worst surge of violence in months.
  • Members of Right Sector take part in a rally held by far-right radical groups, including All-Ukrainian Union Svoboda (Freedom) and Right Sector, to mark the Day of Defender of Ukraine, which coincides with the religious feast of Intercession of the Holy Virgin, in Kiev, Ukraine, Oct. 14, 2015.
  • A man tries to control his dog in Madrid October 14, 2015.
  • A performer who reenacts the Monk’s Dive or “El Salto del Fraile,” prepares to jump into the Pacific Ocean for clients dining at the restaurant of the same name, in the Chorillos district of Lima, Peru, Oct. 14, 2015. The performer dives daily for tourists and visitors reenacting the legend of the diving monk, who its said, jumped to his death off these neighboring cliffs in despair over an unrequited love.
  • A general view shows the Ondarreta beach at sunrise in San Sebastian, Spain, Oct. 14, 2015.
  • Paramedics try to save a patient in a taxi that was crushed by a pedestrian bridge that collapsed over the country’s busiest motorway in Johannesburg, South Africa, Oct. 14, 2015. The bridge collapsed on the highway, blocking both sides and trapping at least two cars. The driver of the taxi died in the vehicle.
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, laughs with Nevada State Assemblyman Nelson Araujo as they get ice cream, Oct. 14, 2015, in North Las Vegas, Nev. Clinton made a stop for ice cream with her staff and posed for pictures with people.
  • Israeli policemen run looking for a possible stabbing suspect in Jerusalem, Oct. 14, 2015. An Israeli woman was stabbed by an Arab attacker who was shot, the police spokesman said.
  • Youths hang from the rear bumper of a vintage American car as they play in a flooded street, after a heavy rain in Havana, Cuba, Oct. 14, 2015.
  • A group of migrants make their way over a meadow after crossing the border between Austria and Germany in Wegscheid near Passau, Germany, Oct. 15, 2015.
  • Protesters from communist-affiliated party PAME wave a flag as they chant anti-austerity slogans outside the Labor Ministry in Athens, Oct. 15, 2015. About 200 demonstrators blocked the entrance to the ministry to protest proposed changes to Greece’s pension and social security system, as part of austerity measures demanded by Greece’s international bailout creditors.
  • A fisherman throws a net to catch fish in the shallow waters of Ngapali beach in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State at dusk, Oct. 15, 2015. Myanmar’s general elections are scheduled for Nov. 8, the first since a nominally civilian government was installed in 2011.
  • Straw bails are seen in a field on a misty autumn morning near Glamis in Angus, Scotland, Oct. 15, 2015.
  • Police knock on the door of the Word of Life church while serving paperwork on a church member, Oct. 15, 2015, in New Hartford, N.Y. Bruce and Deborah Leonard have been charged in the beating death of their son, Lucas, and the severe beating of his 17-year-old brother, Christopher, inside the church on Sunday. Four other adults were charged with assault in the younger brother’s beating, including Sarah Ferguson, 33, the victims’ sister. 
  • New York Mets relief pitcher Jeurys Familia celebrates a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 of baseball’s National League Division Series, Oct. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.



Thousands gathered on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., last weekend to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1995 Million Man March. The ”Justice or Else” rally was organized by Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam. 

In Turkey, a deadly bombing shook the capital and killed at least 97 people. And violence escalated between Israelis and Palestinians, with stabbings, a shooting and a driver plowing into crowds. The incidents marked a change in the level and tone of the brutality in Israel, Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank. 

The five Democratic candidates running for president took to the debate stage this week, as well, with Hillary Clinton being championed as the overall winner. 

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