Defence personnel and rescue workers search for victims in mud on August 23, three days after a landslide hit a residential area in Hiroshima, Japan.
Volunteers in protective suit bury the body of a person who died from Ebola in Waterloo, southeast of Freetown in Sierra Leone on October 7.
A huge plume of smoke rises after a airstrike outside west Kobani as seen from Mursitpinar in the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, on October 8.
Leaders from around the world prior to a meeting on the Islamic State group. (AP)
Biosensor technology that uses antibodies to detect biomarkers much faster than current testing methods.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (C) is greeted by Libyan delegates upon his arrival in Tripoli for a surprise visit on October 11.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, center, interacts with students during his visit to the Amani High School in Kabul on Tuesday. Afghanistan swore in Ghani Ahmadzai as its second elected president on Monday. (AP)
(L) Pro-Union supporters celebrate after results are announced at the Royal Highland Centre, Friday. (R) Pro-independence supporters console one another.
Along with the captain, eleven other members of the crew are also facing trial on lesser charges.