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Last Updated: Thursday, 13 October 2005, 01:20 GMT 02:20 UK
Day in pictures
Polar bear in New York's Central Park Zoo
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A polar bear takes a dip in her enclosure in New York's Central Park Zoo as conservationists warn the species' natural habitat is under threat.
Belgrade soccer match
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Police face off rioting soccer fans during Serbia and Montenegro's match against Bosnia-Hercegovina in Belgrade.
Downpour in New York
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Pedestrians rush through an autumnal downpour in New York.
Spanish military parade in Madrid
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Spanish legionaries march with their mascot, a goat, at annual National Day celebrations.
Jiuquan of Gansu Province, northwest China
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The successful launch of China's second manned space craft into orbit grabs people's attention across the country.
Ha Tay, northern Vietnam
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A poultry trader in Vietnam, one of the countries affected by bird flu, transports live ducks to market.
Illegal immigrants from Senegal walking on their way to Oujda, Morocco
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This group from Senegal head for Oujda in Morocco, from where many illegal immigrants have agreed to be repatriated.
Iraqis demonstrate near the British consulate in Basra
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Iraqis protest outside the British consulate in Basra at the detention of several Iraqis by British troops in the country.


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