This Week in Pictures: Sept. 27-Oct. 3
The first case of Ebola was confirmed in the U.S. this week, as the world’s worst outbreak that began six months ago continued its deadly march through West Africa.
Protesters in Hong Kong took to the streets in a budding pro-democracy movement there that has been dubbed the “Umbrella Revolution” after the umbrellas protestors used to shield themselves from the tear gas fired by police attempting to suppress the movement.
Over 40 victims are feared dead after Mount Ontake, the second highest volcano in Japan after Mount Fuji, erupted without warning on Saturday.
Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds flood into Turkey, fleeing the Islamic State, which the U.S. together with a coalition of forces continues to attack in Iraq and Syria.