His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai welcomes home UAE Paralympic athletes who took part in the Rio games. The team brought home seven gold, silver and bronze medals in total, beating the previous record of four medals at Athens. Photo credit: SheikhMohammed.ae
US Secretary of State John Kerry(L) speaks with Staffan de Mistura, UN special envoy for Syria, during the International Syria Support Group meeting September 20, 2016 in New York. The 23-nation International Syria Support Group gathered in a New York hotel amid bitter recriminations between Moscow and Washington over the failure of an agreement to enforce a truce in Syria. Photo credit: Getty Images
A Jordanian woman casts her ballot at a polling station in the capital Amman on September 20, 2016 during parliamentary elections. Jordanians are voting in an election that could see opposition Islamists re-emerge as a major parliamentary force in the key Western ally. Photo credit: Getty Images
Visitors enjoy a light festival in Pingliang, Gansu Province of China on September 20, 2016. The organisers held a spectacular show with over 30 million colourful lights during the festival. It kicked off on September 8 and will last until October 10. Photo credit: Getty Images