This Week in Pictures: Oct. 18-24
Days after Nigeria was declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization, the first case of the deadly virus was confirmed in New York.
Protests swelled in Hong Kong again over the weekend, after talks between government representatives and student protesters did little to resolve any of the disagreements between the two sides. In Mexico, relatives of 43 missing student teachers staged a demonstration and demanded information from authorities in Iguala, the city in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero where the 43 people went missing.
The fight for Kobani ground on as U.S.-led air strikes continued in an effort to push back the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which has been trying for weeks to take over the Syrian Kurdish city on the border with Turkey. And in Ottowa, a gunman attacked Canada’s parliament, killing a soldier at the nearby war memorial.
In the U.S., the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants headed into the weekend preparing to face off again in a seven-game World Series tied 1-1.