Week in Focus

Unforgettable Photos Of The Week

October 24, 2014

All Photos From New York Times Slideshow

An airstrike hits a hill near the Turkish border with Syria. Fighters suspected of being Islamic State militants were seen just before the strike.  credit :Bulent Kilic :Agence France-Presse :Getty

Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada and his wife, Laureen, at the site where Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was killed by a gunman in Ottawa on Wednesday. credit :Chris Wattie :Reuters

The day after the shooting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the police made an area in front of the Canada War Memorial accessible to the public for mourning.  credit :Richard Perry :The New York Times

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Greenpeace protesters wearing masks of President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico in front of the National Palace in Mexico City. They accused the president of allowing deforestation and pollution by oil and other toxic substances and called for the creation of more comprehensive laws to protect Mexico’s natural resources.

credit :Rebecca Blackwell :Associated Press

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A barricade made by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok district continues to paralyze major intersections as the protest enters its fourth week. credit :Philippe Lopez :Agence France-Presse :Getty

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Diwali, the festival of lights, in New Delhi. One of Hinduism’s most important festivals, Diwali is dedicated to Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. Lighting firecrackers during Diwali, one of Hinduism’s most important festivals, in New Delhi.

credit :Altaf Qadri :Associated Press

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