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Last Updated: Thursday, 26 July 2007, 14:28 GMT 15:28 UK
Day in pictures

A four-day-old baby Orangutan abandoned by his mother

Elmo, an abandoned four-day-old baby Orangutan, is held by his keeper at an animal nursery in Cisarua, West Java.

Sand sculptures in Berlin.

Visitors admire some of the works on show for a sand sculpture festival in front of Berlin's main train station.

Afghan policemen search a vehicle and its passengers at a checkpoint.

Afghan policemen search a vehicle and its passengers at a border checkpoint in the southern province of Ghazni.

Polar bear

Celebrity polar bear Knut leaps into the water to cool off at his Berlin Zoo enclosure.

Jing Kong Yue Si pours tea into a cup held by her twin brother Jing Kong Siu Si.

A Hong Kong child pours tea into a cup held by her twin brother. The siblings broke a Guinness world record for accurately serving tea whilst bending backwards.

Bolsheviks throw leaflets in Moscow.

Members of the banned National Bolshevik Party throw leaflets from the roof of a union building in central Moscow.

Iraqis celebrate in Baghdad the victory of their country's football team.

Iraqis in Baghdad celebrate their team's victory against South Korea in the semi-final of the Asian Cup.






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