The Day in Photos October 26, 2015


A man comforts a woman upon arrival with other refugees and migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos on October 25, 2015 after they crossed the Aegean sea from Turkey. At least three migrants – two children and a woman – drowned when their boat sank off the Greek island of Lesbos, the coastguard said, the latest fatalities in Europe's refugee crisis. Around a dozen others, mostly Afghans, are still missing after the rickety vessel, carrying 60 people, went down at dawn as it made the perilous crossing from Turkey, according to the Greek coastguard. (Photo by Aris Messinis/AFP Photo)



Filipino girl Mikaela Rayll Mangahas has her make-up done as she attends a Halloween event in Manila, Philippines on Sunday, October 25, 2015. (Photo by Aaron Favila/AP Photo)



In this photo taken with a fish-eye lens Pope Francis celebrates a Mass to mark the end of the Synod of bishops, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, October 25, 2015. Catholic bishops called for a more welcoming church for cohabitating couples, gays and Catholics who have divorced and civilly remarried, endorsing Pope Francis' call for a more merciful and less judgmental church. (Photo by Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo)



Contestants perform during the Sapi Sonok Contest at R. Soenarto Hadiwidjojo stadium on October 25, 2015 in Madura, Indonesia. The Sapi Sonok or female cow beauty contest is a Madura tradition, where the assessment is of each cow is based on beauty of its decoration, cleanliness, and the harmony of its walk in front of the jury. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)



A model presents a creation by Russian designer Victoria Stepanova during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia in Moscow, Russia, 25 October 2015. The event runs from 21 to 25 October. (Photo by Maxim Shipenkov/EPA)



A picture made available on 25 October 2015 of a general view over a mallow field in the Atacama region, 750 kilometers north of Santiago de Chile, Chile, 21 October 2015. Every five to seven years, the arid Atacama desert becomes a mallow colored flower carpet, as the amount of rain that came down over the hostile northern land during the last months led to the most spectacular blossoming of the past 18 years. (Photo by Mario Ruiz/EPA)



A supporter of National Development Party (NDP) displays stickers of party flags stuck to their face during an election campaign in Mandalay, Myanmar, Sunday, October 25, 2015. Myanmar’s general elections are scheduled for November 8, 2015, the first since a nominally civilian government was installed in 2011. (Photo by Hkun Lat/AP Photo)



A Romanian boy, wearing a royal uniform holds a picture of former Romanian King Michael I as supporters of the monarchy march to celebrate the king's 94th birthday, in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, October 25, 2015. Monarchy supporters carried a 150 meters long flag on a main boulevard in the Romanian capital to celebrate the former king's birthday. (Photo by Vadim Ghirda/AP Photo)



A convoy of soldiers trying to reach the village of Rebalse after hearing reports that it was flooded, is forced by muddy roads to turn back, outside Cihuatlan, Jalisco state, Mexico, Sunday, October 25, 2015. The soldiers were later able to access the village via another badly broken and flooded road as they drove past devastated banana fields. Patricia roared ashore in Mexico on Friday as a Category 5 terror that barreled toward land with winds up to 200 mph (320 kph). But the arrival of the most powerful hurricane on record in the Western Hemisphere caused remarkably little destruction. (Photo by Rebecca Blackwell/AP Photo)



A nursing student stands by a medical mannequin inside Omar Bin Abd Alazeez Nursing institute in a rebel-controlled area of Aleppo, Syria October 25, 2015. (Photo by Hosam Katan/Reuters)



Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain leaps off of his car after winning the U.S. F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas October 25, 2015. Hamilton clinched his third Formula One world championship on Sunday after winning a thrilling and unpredictable U.S. Grand Prix for Mercedes. (Photo by Adrees Latif/Reuters)



Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr of Spain crashes while qualifying for the U.S. F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas October 25, 2015. Sainz safely exited the vehicle. (Photo by Adrees Latif/Reuters)



Rugby Union, Argentina vs Australia, IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 Semi Final, Twickenham Stadium, London, England on October 25, 2015: Argentina fan before the match. (Photo by Russell Cheyne/Reuters)



Members of the Samaritan sect decorate a traditional hut known as a sukkah with fruits and vegetables on Mount Gerizim, on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Nablus, October 25, 2015. (Photo by Abed Omar Qusini/Reuters)



A member of the Samaritan sect decorates a traditional hut known as a sukkah with fruits and vegetables on Mount Gerizim, on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Nablus, October 25, 2015. (Photo by Abed Omar Qusini/Reuters)



A member of the Samaritan sect decorates a traditional hut known as a sukkah with fruits and vegetables on Mount Gerizim, on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Nablus, October 25, 2015. (Photo by Abed Omar Qusini/Reuters)



A member of the Samaritan sect decorates a traditional hut known as a sukkah with fruits and vegetables on Mount Gerizim, on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Nablus, October 25, 2015. A sukkah is a ritual hut used during the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot which begins Monday at sundown. The Samaritans, who trace their roots to the northern Kingdom of Israel in what is now the northern West Bank, observe religious practices similar to those of Judaism. (Photo by Abed Omar Qusini/Reuters)



People have breakfast near a polling station n Mixco, Guatemala, October 25, 2015. A former TV comedian with no experience in government is poised to win Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday after a corruption scandal toppled the country's last leader and fuelled voter outrage with the political establishment. Playing up his outsider status and promising clean government, 46-year-old Jimmy Morales has surged in opinion polls since a probe into a multi-million dollar customs racket led to the resignation and arrest of President Otto Perez. (Photo by Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters)



Relatives of Palestinian Khalil Obeid, 25, who died on Saturday from a wound he sustained during clashes with the Israeli troops, mourn during his funeral in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip October 25, 2015. Palestinian officials reacted warily on Sunday to what U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hailed as Jordan's "excellent suggestion" to calm Israeli-Palestinian violence by putting a sensitive Jerusalem holy site under constant video monitoring. (Photo by Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters)



Pro-Palestinian protesters participate in a protest during a demonstration organized by Al Adl wal Ihsane, a Moroccan Islamist association, in solidarity with the Palestinian people, in Casablanca, Morocco October 25, 2015. (Photo by Youssef Boudlal/Reuters)



Pro-Palestinian protester holds Palestinian flag and dummy knife during a demonstration organized by Al Adl wal Ihsane, a Moroccan Islamist association, in solidarity with the Palestinian people, in Casablanca, Morocco October 25, 2015. (Photo by Youssef Boudlal/Reuters)



Pro-Palestinian protesters lie on the ground as they take part in a demonstration organized by Al Adl wal Ihsane, a Moroccan Islamist association, in solidarity with the Palestinian people, in Casablanca, Morocco October 25, 2015. (Photo by Youssef Boudlal/Reuters)



A man casts his ballot inside a polling station decorated as a car repairs shop in Czerwonak, Poland October 25, 2015. Poles vote in an election on Sunday that could end nearly a decade of economic and political stability in the country by bringing to power a conservative, euro-skeptic party whose policies diverge from those of many of Poland's European allies. (Photo by Lukasz Cynalewski/Reuters/Agencja Gazeta)



Policemen detain a person dressed as Star Wars character Chewbacca during a regional election near a polling station in Odessa, Ukraine, October 25, 2015. Ukrainians go to the polls on Sunday to appoint mayors and council heads to regional seats. The person was detained for illegal election-day campaigning, according to local media. (Photo by Ihor Babak/Reuters)



A person dressed as Star Wars character Darth Vader visits a polling station during a regional election in Odessa, Ukraine, October 25, 2015. Ukrainians go to the polls on Sunday to appoint mayors and council heads to regional seats. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



A Beijing opera actress performs at NE-TIGER Haute Couture Collection show at China Fashion Week S/S 2016 in Beijing, October 25, 2015. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)



A models presents a creation from NE-TIGER Haute Couture Collection at China Fashion Week S/S 2016 in Beijing, October 25, 2015. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)



A model presents a creation from the NE-TIGER Haute Couture Collection during the Mercedes-Benz China Fashion Week at the Beijing Hotel, in Beijing, China, 25 October 2015. The event runs from 25 October to 02 November. (Photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA)



A police officer prepares a drone for display during a drill at a military base in Shigatse, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, October 25, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



An armed unit from Tibet police border security force attends a drill at a military base in Shigatse, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, October 24, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



An armed policeman from Tibet border security force attends a drill at a military base in Shigatse, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, October 24, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



A member of the Slovenian army talks to migrants waiting at the Austrian border near the village of Sentilj, Slovenia, October 25, 2015. Slovenia called on the European Union to take immediate action to stem the flow of refugees and migrants into the 28-member bloc as thousands more arrived in the small Alpine country on Sunday. (Photo by Leonhard Foeger/Reuters)



A Ukrainian serviceman casts his ballot during a regional election at a polling station near Lviv, Ukraine, October 25, 2015. Ukrainians go to the polls on Sunday to appoint mayors and council heads to regional seats. (Photo by Roman Baluk/Reuters)



A man uses his mobile phone as he gets a tattoo at the China TATTOO convention in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, October 24, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



An exhibitor (L) and her son use their mobile phones as they sit in front of their stall at the China TATTOO convention in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, October 24, 2015. The annual convention was held in Nanning from October 23 to 25 this year. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



Electoral officials sit inside a polling station before the opening of the voting process during the presidential and parliamentary election in Temeke district of Dar es Salaam, October 25, 2015. Tanzanians voted on Sunday in presidential and parliamentary polls in which the ruling party is expected to fend off rivals led by former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa, who has tapped into mounting anger over corruption and the slow pace of change. (Photo by Drazen Jorgic/Reuters)



Injured ferry passengers are escorted by rescuers after getting onshore in Hong Kong, China October 25, 2015. About 100 people were injured on Sunday when a ferry returning from Macau to Hong Kong collided with an unknown object, a police department official said. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)



The Saskatchewan Roughriders cheerleaders perform during the CFL football game in Regina, Saskatchewan October 24, 2015. The Eskimos won the game 35-24. (Photo by David Stobbe/Reuters)



Madison Chock and Evan Bates of the U.S. perform during the ice dance free dance program at the Skate America figure skating competition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin October 24, 2015. Fifty-six Olympic and world championship athletes are competing in the event, which is the first of six stops on the International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series. (Photo by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)



A reveller prepares to participate in the popular annual Aguizotes festival in the indigenous community of Monimbo in Masaya, Nicaragua, October 23, 2015. (Photo by Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters)



A reveller takes part in the popular annual Aguizotes festival in the indigenous community of Monimbo in Masaya, Nicaragua, October 23, 2015. (Photo by Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters)



A reveller takes part in the popular annual Aguizotes festival in the indigenous community of Monimbo in Masaya, Nicaragua, October 23, 2015. (Photo by Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters)



A reveller prepares to participate in the popular annual Aguizotes festival in the indigenous community of Monimbo in Masaya, Nicaragua, October 23, 201. (Photo by Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters)



A reveller takes part in the popular annual Aguizotes festival in the indigenous community of Monimbo in Masaya, Nicaragua, October 23, 2015. During the festival, residents dress up in costumes of ghosts and other spirits of the dead from Nicaraguan myths and legends. (Photo by Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters)



Katy Perry cheers for Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in Des Moines, Iowa October 24, 2015. (Photo by Mark Kauzlarich/Reuters)



Katy Perry performs for supporters of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a rally before the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in Des Moines, Iowa October 24, 2015. (Photo by Brian Frank/Reuters)



Migrants arrive at Tabonovce railway station close to the Serbian border on October 25, 2015 in Tabanovce, Macedonia. Despite the worsening weather, thousands of migrants are crossing through the Former Republic Of Macedonia as they continue their journey on towards western Europe. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)



A giant inflatable doll in the shape of a duck is seen on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 25, 2015. The campaign "I will not pay the Duck" is organized by the Federation of Industries of Rio de Janeiro (FIRJAN) and uses the duck symbol in reference to industries that pay high taxes. (Photo by Sergio Moraes/Reuters)



Participants walk among balloons during a stress-relief event organised by a shopping mall in Dongguan, Guangdong province, China, Ocotber 25, 2015. About 100 people joined the event on Sunday to try to burst 600,000 balloons in order to relieve stress, local media reported. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)





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