RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 02: Participants balance on slacklines set up between rocks in the Cantagalo favela community during the Highgirls Brasil festival on November 2, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event was femaled-focused and allowed men to participate in female attire. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
TREBON, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOVEMBER 02: A fisherman sorts fish during the traditional carp haul at Dvoriste pond near the south Bohemian town of Trebon on November 2, 2015, Czech Republic. Carp, the traditional Czech Christmas Eve dinner served with potato salad, is fished primarily from southern Bohemian ponds and fishermen use traditional methods of catching the local carps. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - NOVEMBER 4: Russian President Vladimir Putin poses for a selfie with cadets during a street rally for National Unity Day in Red Square on November 4, 2015 in Moscow, Russia. Thousands gathered in Central Moscow for a traditional Soviet-style rally. A national holiday marks the 402nd anniversary of the 1612 expulsion of Polish occupiers from the Kremlin. (Photo by Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images)
SKINNINGROVE, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 05: Hundreds of people stand on nearby cliffs as fireworks expode in the night sky as they attend the annual bonfire and fireworks display on November 5, 2015 in Skinningrove, England. The theme this year for this popular display is the fishing heritage of Skinningrove. A huge wooden fishing boat was built by the local community over the days leading up to the bonfire using donated wood and it formed the main focus of the display. Skinningrove is a small village situated on the northeast coast of England between Whitby and Saltburn. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)
A deer stands on a field covered in spiders' silk as sun sets on November 2, 2015 in Sieversdorf, northeastern Germany. AFP PHOTO / DPA / PATRICK PLEUL +++ GERMANY OUT +++ (Photo credit should read PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)
A tree is partially fog covered near Mintraching, southern Germany, on November 1, 2015. AFP PHOTO / DPA / ARMIN WEIGEL GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read ARMIN WEIGEL/AFP/Getty Images)
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The past week in news saw a wide range of stories, from the devastating plane crashes in Egypt and South Sudan, to bursting dams flooding a village in Brazil. We also saw protests in Germany and Romania, and worldwide celebrations of Halloween and All Saints Day.
Click through the gallery above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best photos from the next seven days.