Filipino dancers join a parade celebrating the country's sporting success in Makati, south of Manila.
Romanian health workers have renewed their efforts to combat the spread of bird flu.
A German cathedral unveils a portrait of the late Pope John Paul II.
A freighter has to be abandoned by its crew after a collision with another ship in the Great Belt, off Denmark.
Iraqi supporters of imprisoned former leader Saddam Hussein call for his release in Tikrit.
Palestinian policemen search a smuggling tunnel next to the Rafah border between Egypt and Gaza.
The Songhua river in China, scene of a recent pollution crisis, has frozen over in cold weather.
Police in Guatemala present the alleged members of an organised crime gang to the press following their arrest.
The American Red Cross hands out food to residents of New Orleans affected by Hurricane Katrina three months ago.
Survivors of the earthquake in Kashmir collect water in a camp in Muzaffarabad, in Pakistani-administered Kashmir.