Colourful balloons light up the sky for Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Dozens of brightly coloured hot air balloons took to the sky on 10 October for the ninth and final day of the 2015 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico. Several hundred balloons were registered to take part in the nine day event, according to organisers. Oct 11, 2015

Gaza: Israeli strike on Hamas kills Palestinian woman and child

An Israeli air strike on a Hamas target in the Gaza Strip on 11 October brought down a nearby house killing a Palestinian woman and her daughter, hospital officials said, as a wave of violence in the region triggered fears of wider escalation. Oct 11, 2015

Kanye West for President? Obama has some words of advice

President Barack Obama poked a little fun at rapper Kanye West on 10 October for saying he planned to run for the White House and offered some tongue-in-cheek advice on how to achieve a successful political career. Oct 11, 2015