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People waving as a Eurostar leaves Waterloo

The last Eurostar to leave Waterloo station in London is waved off. From Wednesday international train services will operate from the newly refurbished St Pancras station.

Police officers marching

Bogota's newest female police officers salute as they graduate from their police training school in the Colombian capital.

Train shunting yard at Maschen near Hamburg

The train shunting yard at Maschen near Hamburg is all aglow. German freight train drivers are scheduled to strike on Wednesday amid a dispute over pay.

President Bush greeting two soldiers

US President George W Bush gives a warm welcome to two soldiers who were in the audience as he made a speech in New Albany, Indiana.

Taxi driver at a red light in Beijing

In Beijing, a taxi driver waits at a red light as the city's ever-changing skyline is illuminated by lights.

Street girl in Jammu, Indian-administered Kashmir

A Indian street girl squeezes oil from a rag while working at a car repair shop, in Jammu, Indian-administered Kashmir.

Preview of the exhibition of King Tutankhamun's treasures, London

In London, a woman peers at treasures from the tomb of ancient Egyptian King Tutankhamun, as a new exhibition opens at the city's O2 Arena.

Cleaning up a fuel oil spill by the Black Sea

Workers gather clumps of fuel oil spilled from a tanker and mixed with sand and seaweed, on the shore near Port Kavkaz, on Russia's Black Sea coast.

Palestinian man holds some olives

A Palestinian man holds a clutch of olives in his hand. Prices have risen dramatically this year amid a poor harvest.

Santa school, London

Back in London, wannabe Father Christmases shape up for the festive season at a professional Santa school.

Snowfall in Bavaria, Germany

And as if to prove that winter has come to Europe, snow lies all around the church of Wilparting, near Irschenberg, Bavaria.

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