Hundreds of thousands of people were stranded without power in and around the Canadian capital Ottawa after a tornado touched down twice, destroying some houses and ripping the roofs off others.
Demonstrators protest against the U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill.
World leaders gather in New York for the global body's annual meeting.
Backstage and collection highlights from Milan.
Our top sports photography this week.
Candidates hit the road ahead of the U.S. midterm elections on November 6.
Carcasses of 87 elephants, most discovered with their tusks hacked off, have been found near the Okavango Delta wildlife sanctuary, according to the Elephants Without Borders charity.
Millions of Shi'ite Muslims performed mourning rituals to mark Ashura, the holiest festival in their calendar, amid heightened measures in many places to protect against sectarian attacks.
Our top photos from the past week.