Police guard the Russian Soyuz TMA-11 spacecraft that will carry a new crew to the international space station.
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 world's biggest beer festival in southern Germany, which saw 6.3 million visitors.
A giant crack in the floor by artist Doris Salcedo is unveiled as the latest commission at the Tate Modern in London.
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.
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 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.
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 .