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Week in pictures: 6 - 12 Oct

Russian Soyuz TMA-11 is transported to the Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Police guard the Russian Soyuz TMA-11 spacecraft that will carry a new crew to the international space station.

Students hold banners with the image of the late Argentine-born Cuba's revolutionary leader Ernesto 'Che' Guevara

The memory of Latin American Marxist revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara was honoured in Cuba 40 years after his capture and summary execution.

Waitresses celebrate the end of the beer festival Oktoberfest in Munich, southern Germany

Waitresses celebrate the end of the world's biggest beer festival in southern Germany, which saw 6.3 million visitors.

A crack in the floor is the latest commission at the Turbine Hall, Tate Modern in London

A giant crack in the floor by artist Doris Salcedo is unveiled as the latest commission at the Tate Modern in London.

An African Union Mission  military observer surveys the burnt-out marketplace in Muhajariya town in southern Darfur

Fighting erupted in the Darfur town of Muhajiriya, controlled by the one rebel faction to sign a peace deal with the government in May last year.

A steward stands in a corridor as the new No. 5 subway line goes into operation

The new underground line, which 27.6km long, runs from Tiantongyuan North in northern Beijing's Changping district to Songjiazhuang in southern Fengtai district was opened.

A fireman extinguishes flames at the scene where a car bomb exploded.

A car bomb has injured a man believed to be a politician's bodyguard near the centre of Bilbao in Spain's Basque Country, local police sources say.

The 6m stone circle lists the names of 16,000 service men and women who have died since World War II.

Five-year-old Alex Ward, of Norfolk, proudly wears his fathers medals and searches for his name on the wall of the Armed Forces Memorial .

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