The week saw even more disasters as Saudi-led airstrikes continued in Yemen and Thailand lost its king of 70 years.
Here are the top photos of the week.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump responds as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton answers a question during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, on October 9, 2016.
Supporters of Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump scream and gesture at members of the media in a press area at a campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio, on October 13, 2016.
A Yemeni collects items amidst the rubble of a destroyed funeral hall building following reported airstrikes by Saudi-led coalition planes on the capital Sanaa on October 8, 2016.
People display portraits of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thai baht notes as they wait on the roadside while his body is being moved from the Bangkok hospital where he died to the Grand Palace, in Bangkok, Thailand, on October 14, 2016.
A migrant holds onto a rope during a rescue operation some eight nautical miles off Libya’s Mediterranean coastline on October 12, 2016. A growing number of people are attempting the treacherous sea journey from Libya or Egypt, after the closure of the Balkan migrant trail route leading from Greece to western Europe.
A woman walks past lined up coffins at a NATO base in the Sicilian town of Mellili, Italy, on October 8, 2016. Cattaneo, a professor at the University of Milan, is leading a team of forensic pathologists who have volunteered to identify and catalog roughly 800 migrants who lost their lives in one of the worst tragedies in the Mediterranean migrant crisis. Her work is part of a unique, historic project expanding the field of humanitarian legal medicine and also part of a multi-million euro effort by the Italian government to shame Europe into paying attention to migrants lost at sea and help Italy face the inundation.
People fight as they try to get food during a special distribution in a church after Hurricane Matthew passed through Jeremie, Haiti, on October 11, 2016.
Afghan children walk to school on the outskirts of Herat, Afghanistan, on October 10, 2016.
Indian Shiite Muslims flagellate themselves with knives during a procession to mark Ashoura in New Delhi, India, on October 12, 2016. Shiites mark Ashoura, the tenth day of the month of Muharram, to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, a grandson of Prophet Muhammad, during the Battle of Karbala.
President Barack Obama does a fist bump with Nathan Copeland during a tour of innovation projects at the White House Frontiers Conference at University of Pittsburgh on October 13, 2016. Copeland demonstrated how he can control a robotic arm and feel when the robotic hand is touched