A part of a traditional wooden Christmas nutcracker figure and other wooden parts stand on a table in one of the factory rooms in the Erzgebirgische Holzkunst Gahlenz company in Gahlenz, southeastern Germany. The traditional wooden Christmas figures aresold all over the world.
A man watches fighting across the border in Kobani from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border.
A woman sews a protective suit for use in handling people infected with the Ebola virus, in a sewing room of Lakeland Industries Inc., in Anqiu, China.
A dog walks around the sculpture titled "breaching,"created by artist Michael Greve at the Sculpture by the Sea exhibition in Sydney, Australia.