People light candles at Independence Square in Kyiv, to form the words "Glory to Ukraine, Glory to Heroes!", during a rally to show support for servicemen on the frontline in eastern Ukraine, Oct. 12, 2014.
Street performers look at Greenpeace environmental activists dressed up as a polar bear in Prague, Czech Republic. The event is part of a campaign to raise awareness about the threats to the Arctic and to advocate a ban on drilling for oil.
Sri Lankan ethnic Tamils rush towards the train "Queen of Jaffna," after it arrived at Jaffna in Sri Lanka. The once-popular train linking the ethnic Tamil's northern heartland to the rest of the country arrived in Jaffna, 24 years after its suspension due to the civil war.
Large waves caused by powerful typhoon Vongfong crash into a cliff wall along the coast of Okinawa, Japan.