2 November 2012
Last updated at 16:38
Dog walker Maureen Monteath, from Bathgate, walks her dog across the Bathgate Pyramids, West Lothian, which are currently adorned with giant poppies to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Poppy appeal.
A local police trainee undergoes a medical examination before the start of a basic Afghan police training course in Helmand, Afghanistan.
Hurricane Sandy claimed lives and left a trail of destruction in its wake in Cuba, Jamaica and in Haiti before heading to the US East Coast.
On reaching the US, Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc along the east coast and left more than 90 dead, cut power to millions and paralysed transport networks.
Kamal, the father of an eight-year-old girl who was fatally wounded, cries while being treated in a local hospital in a rebel-controlled area of Aleppo, Syria. Meanwhile, UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi has urged China's leaders to help end the violence following the failure of his Eid al-Adha ceasefire initiative.
Former pop star Gary Glitter, 68, whose real name is Paul Gadd, was arrested on suspicion of sex offences by police investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse claims. He was released on bail until mid-December, after being questioned at a London police station.
A model showcases designs on the catwalk during the Zhang jingjing Haute Couture Collection of China Fashion in Beijing.
A ceremony master prepares green tea during an outdoor tea ceremony at Zuihoji Temple Park in Kobe, Japan.
With just a few days to the US presidential elections, one of the latest polls shows that the race remains effectively tied.
Khin Khin Thant, a 23-year-old mother of four children, is one of more than 22,000 people who have been displaced by violence in Burma's Rakhine state. Earlier Burma acknowledged more than 80 people had been killed and whole villages destroyed in violence between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingyas.