Smoke rises from the Syrian city of Kobani, following an airstrike by the US led coalition, seen from a hilltop outside Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters.
Police and fire officials walk near a small twin-engine cargo plane that crashed into a home on Chicago's southwest side early Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. The Aero Commander 500 that had taken off from Midway International Airport slammed into the front of the home and plunged into the basement. Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says two occupants of the home were unhurt. The pilot was killed in the crash.
Conscripts stand at a military conscription office in Grozny, Chechnya's provincial capital, Russia, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. The Russian military has begun drafting conscripts from the province of Chechnya for the first time since a separatist war.
A foal, right, walks on the land next to a mare as fog covers the landscape on an autumn sunrise in Ezquiroz, near to Pamplona northern Spain, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. The autumn season paints the landscape with his brilliant colors and make a special atmosphere with the fog.
A demonstrator who wears a red scarf covering her month, imprinted with the ruling Workers' Party acronym, and lines in her country's national colors drawn on her face to symbolize a stream of tears, takes part in a protest march demanding the impeachment of re-elected Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, over an alleged scheme of corruption that siphoned money from the state-owned oil company Petrobras, in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Federal police on Friday sharply expanded what is becoming Brazil's biggest political kickback scandal, arresting top construction company executives and detaining another former director of the state-run energy company Petrobras.
Police officers holding flares as they march during a rally to demand better working conditions in Paris, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. Hundreds of students are barricading school entrances across Paris and demonstrating in protests against alleged police brutality, just as a major union of police officers staged its own rally to demand more personnel and equipment. Banner reads"insults, agressions, calumny, fed up".
Masked teachers detain a police officer during clashes in Chilpancingo, the capital of Guerrero state, Mexico, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. Supporters of 43 missing college rural students, refusing to believe they are dead, have kept up the protests that have blocked major highways and set government buildings ablaze in recent weeks. The students disappeared at the hands of a city police force on Sept. 26 in the town of Iguala.
Palestinians inspect damages of a mosque following an attack in the West Bank village of Mughayer, north of Ramallah, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. An attack against a mosque in a West Bank village early on Wednesday ignited a fire that destroyed its first floor, the village's mayor said, blaming Jewish settlers for the attack.
An artist puts finishing touches of a mural depicting various situations when typhoon Haiyan ravaged Tacloban and other central Philippine provinces last year, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. Various activities are lined up on Saturday, Nov. 8, to commemorate the first year anniversary of massive typhoon Haiyan that ravaged Leyte, Eastern Samar and other provinces in central Philippines, killing thousands of people in Leyte alone and left a wide swath of destruction.