The body of a man lies on the ground as armed policemen try to gain entry into the Westgate after masked gunmen stormed an upmarket mall and sprayed gunfire on shoppers and staff in Nairobi.
Visitors sit on a fun ride during the Oktoberfest beer festival at the Theresienwiese fair grounds in Munich, southern Germany, on the festival's opening day.
American Jordan Robert Holm (red) and Finland's Rami Antero Hietaniemi fight during the men's Greco-Roman style 84 kg category qualification round of the FILA World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
A Bahraini protestor drags wood pallets to use to block a road during clashes with riot police following an anti-regime protest in the village of al-Maqsha.
An Iraqi woman walks in a narrow street past electric cables hanging on the walls in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
A Philippine marine walks among grass stalks during a military exercise at the Crow Valley, Tarlac, north of Manila.
A model presents a creation for fashion house Ermanno Scervino as part of the spring/summer 2014 ready-to-wear collections during the fashion week in Milan.
People cross a river by boat in Coyuca de Benitez, state of Guerrero as Mexico struggles to recover from the effects of heavy rain that drenched two-thirds of the country over the last week, killing more than 100 people in landslides and flooding.
Russia's Albina Loginova competes during the Archery World Cup women's final match at the Trocadero gardens in Paris.
Bangladeshi garment workers shout slogans during a protest asking for wage increase in Dhaka.
A picture taken with a long exposure time shows a fun ride turning at the Oktoberfest beer festival on the Theresienwiese fair grounds in Munich, southern Germany.
A Malaysian special soldier sweats during the 80th Army Day parade in Kuala Lumpur.
Compelling images from around the world on Sunday