UP AND OVER: Candidates for law-enforcement agencies across Utah participated in the Salt Lake City Police Department’s SWAT training exercise, which included an obstacle course, in Draper, Utah, Sunday.
CONTINUING VIOLENCE: A soldier stood at a base in Bossangoa, Central African Republic, Thursday. The death toll from clashes between the Congolese army and supporters of former presidential candidate Joseph Mukungubila rose to 100, as troops battled to control the latest flash point of instability in the mineral-rich but restive Central African nation. (Andreea Campeanu/Reuters)
STREET JUSTICE: Tribal fighters took up positions on the streets of Ramadi, Iraq, Monday. Iraq’s prime minister urged residents to expel al Qaeda militants to avoid an all-out battle in Fallujah, Iraq. Militants had also seized parts of nearby Ramadi. (Ali al-Mashhadani/Reuters)
The fall of Aleppo timeline: How Assad captured Syria's biggest city: Aleppo timeline: 25 October Free Syrian Army fighters prepare to fire a home-made rocket towards forces loyal to President Bashar Al-Assad in Ashrafieh, Aleppo.