Children wearing Halloween costumes recite the Pledge of Allegiance after becoming US citizens during a naturalization ceremony at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services in Baltimore, Maryland.
A crowd gathers in front of army headquarters in Ouagadougou, demanding that the army take over following the resignation of the president. Burkina Faso's army chief Navere Honore Traore said he was taking power on October 31 as head of state.
Military rescue workers recover the body of a woman, who was buried alive with scores of others in the October 29 mudslide, at a tea plantation in the central Sri Lankan area of Koslanda.
A Palestinian protestor throws a burning tire during clashes with Israeli security forces at the Qalandia checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem City following a rally by supporters of the Hamas movement against the restrictions on the Al-Aqsa mosque compound.