German Chancellor Angela Merkel, second right, speaks with French President Francois Hollande, right, prior to a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of an EU summit on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. A two-day summit meeting of EU leaders is likely to be diverted from its official agenda, economic recovery and migration, after German Chancellor Angela Merkel complained to U.S. President Barack Obama that U.S. intelligence may have monitored her mobile phone.
Cake Artist Sarah King displays her eyeball cakes at the 'Feed the Beast extreme cake shop' in London, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The Halloween themed cake shop will have a 6ft long devil horse cake dripping blood, and the giant rotting maggot riddled section of a Kraken eye. Smaller items include rotting chocolate hands and feet, wound cupcakes and maggot topped gluten free cupcakes, it is open at The Rag Factory near Brick Lane in London on Oct. 26 and 27.
Model Annabeth Murphy-Thomas poses for photographers holding a ring with the Pink Star, a 59.6-carat oval cut internally flawless fancy vivid pink diamond, ahead of its auction in central London, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The diamond which is the largest internally flawless pink diamond that the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has ever graded, will be offered for sale at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva on Nov. 13, 2013. It is estimated to fetch in excess of $60 million (euros 43 million).
Filipino mothers cuddle their babies during a mass breastfeeding program to promote lactation by mothers instead of infant formula milk at suburban Marikina city, east of Manila, Philippines Thursday Oct. 24, 2013. More than 500 lactating mothers took part in the program which is also held in other key sites nationwide in an attempt to make it to the Guinness World Record with the "most number of breastfeeding activity simultaneously held in multiple sites."
Members of a South Korean Air Force honor guard throw their guns in the air during a press day of an air show as part of the Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition which will be held from Oct. 25 to Nov. 3, at Cheongju International Airport in Cheongju, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.
Professional musician Alvaro Concha, from Chile, plays his guitar in the street as he sells to pedestrians his own music recorded in CDs for ten euros in Barcelona downtown, Spain, on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Spain's National Statistics Institute says the country's jobless rate edged down from 26.3 percent to 26.0 percent during the third quarter, a day after the Bank of Spain laid out the hope that the recession was over. The institute said Thursday the number of people out of work dropped by 72,800 July through September, leaving the total number of people unemployed at a rounded 5.9 million.