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.
Bogota's newest female police officers salute as they graduate from their police training school in the Colombian capital.
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.
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.
In Beijing, a taxi driver waits at a red light as the city's ever-changing skyline is illuminated by lights.
A Indian street girl squeezes oil from a rag while working at a car repair shop, in Jammu, Indian-administered Kashmir.
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.
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.
A Palestinian man holds a clutch of olives in his hand. Prices have risen dramatically this year amid a poor harvest.
Back in London, wannabe Father Christmases shape up for the festive season at a professional Santa school.
And as if to prove that winter has come to Europe, snow lies all around the church of Wilparting, near Irschenberg, Bavaria.