Residents run from a fire at a gasoline and oil shop in Aleppo's Bustan Al-Qasr neighborhood. Witnesses said the fire was caused by a bullet fired by a sniper loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at the Karaj al-Hajez crossing, Oct. 20, 2013.
Geese of the Landi GmbH poultry farm are driven to their barn on Oct. 21, 2013 in Veckenstedt, central Germany. The company brings up around 8,000 geese per year. Roast goose is a traditional dinner in Germany at Christmas and Martinmas.
Newark Mayor and Senator-elect Cory Booker, right, officiates the ceremony for the same-sex marriage of Lydia Torres, left, 44, and Jenelle Torres, 42, center, at Newark City hall just after midnight.
Local resident Colin Smith looks at the remains of his family's house after it was destroyed by a bushfire in the Blue Mountains suburb of Winmalee, located around 70 km west of Sydney, Australia.