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Last Updated: Tuesday, 9 October 2007, 13:05 GMT 14:05 UK
Day in pictures

Indian children brush their teeth at a school in New Delhi, India

Indian school children attempt to break the world record for the largest co-ordinated tooth brushing, currently held by the Philippines, at 41,038.

Kurdish residents in Cyprus demonstrate outside the European Union building in Nicosia, Cyprus

Kurdish residents in Cyprus protest outside the European Union's headquarters in Nicosia.

Men board a crowded train at Senen station in Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesian men board a train in the capital, Jakarta, before weekend celebrations to mark Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Bulgarian workers sort grapes near the village of Korten, east of the capital, Sofia

Workers sort grapes at a wine cellar in the Bulgarian village of Korten, as an early grape harvest raises expectations of a bumper year for Bulgarian wines.

An Iraqi boy looks at a damaged car after a roadside blast in the mostly Shia neighbourhood of Shaab

An Iraqi boy looks at a damaged car after a roadside blast in the mostly Shia neighbourhood of Shaab.

A woman prays at a shrine at Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon, Burma

A woman prays at Rangoon's Shwedagon Pagoda as countries including the US and the UK urge their nationals not to travel to Burma after a crackdown on anti-government protesters.

A man visits a Chinese Communist Party exhibition in Beijing, China

A man visits a Chinese Communist Party exhibition in Beijing as the party kicks off a week-long assembly before its five-yearly conference.





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