Sept 24: Four women were killed and a man was critically wounded in a shooting at a mall in the US state of Washington. The gunman described as a Hispanic male was still at large. Authorities released a CCTV image of the suspect walking through the mall holding a rifle.
In other news, Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth addressed the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters on Friday.
Here are some images that made headlines across the world:
4 dead in shooting in mall in Washington
Law enforcement officers stand in front of the Macy's store at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington, where several people were fatally shot.
The Obamas are all smiles
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet people in the crowd after the President spoke in the Grand Foyer of the White House in Washington at a reception for the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture.
Britain continues airstrikes at IS targets
A Typhoon aircraft refuels from a tanker aircraft, during a mission over central Iraq. British Tornado and Typhoon aircraft stationed at a U.K. air base in Cyprus are pounding Islamic State targets ahead of a major offensive by Iraqi security forces.
UNGA: All leaders in one frame
N European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini, United Nations General Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov pose for photographers before a meeting of the Middle East quartet at U.N. headquarters.
Mauritius PM speaks at the UNGA
Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters.