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In pictures: Apec leaders' summit

US President Bush arriving at Sydney airport 04/09/07

World leaders, including US President George W Bush, have been flying into Sydney for the Apec summit this week.

President Bush and Australian PM John Howard at Apec. 05/09/07

Australian PM John Howard welcomed Mr Bush. Topics at Saturday's summit will include Iraq, security and climate change.

Students at an anti-war protest against President Bush 05/09/07

Various anti-war, anti-Bush and anti-globalisation protesters have gathered to demonstrate.

Falun Gong members meditate at Sydney's Hyde Park 05/09/07

Other campaigners include supporters of the spiritual Falun Gong group who have staged human rights protests against Beijing.

A Greenpeace activist dressed as a polar bear in Sydney 05/09/07

Climate change activists urged Australia and the US to ratify the Kyoto Protocol on gas emissions.

Police guarding students as they march at an anti-Bush demonstration in Sydney 05/09/07

More than 5,000 police and troops are patrolling the streets. Authorities have cleared jail cells in case of any mass arrests.

A policeman using a sniffer dog to inspect a car in front of the Intercontinental Hotel in Sydney 04/09/07

Security is high due to fears of violent protests.

Students at an anti-war march, 05/09/07

Police chief superintendent Steven Cullen, head of the state Public Order and Riot Squad, believes "a full-scale riot is probable".

Police guard security fences in Sydney, 04/09/07

A 5km (three-mile) barrier has been erected across the city's central business district to shield leaders from the thousands of protesters expected.

Students in a protest against President Bush, 05/09/07

President Bush said he was sorry about the disruption and inconvenience that his presence had caused.






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