Citroen cars wait to be exported at the port of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where investments grew by 13.4% in 2007.
Demonstrating doctors wave a Che Guevara flag during a protest to demand salary raises in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
Los Angeles Dodgers' Tommy Lasorda greets five-month-old Lindsay Metcalf before a Grapefruit League baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Vero Beach, Florida.
Unicaja's Daniel Santiago (left) scores during their Euroleague Basketball match in Moscow, Russia.
Afghan athlete Massoud Azizi takes a break from training for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He is one of three Afghan athletes confirmed to be competing.
A Senegalese student wears a headscarf ahead of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference in Dakar, Senegal.
An Afghan worker makes biscuits at a traditional biscuit bakery in the old city of Kabul, Afghanistan.
People standing on the roof of the Beijing Olympic stadium can barely be seen through the smog. China has issued assurances that the air will be safe for the Games.
Tibetan Buddhist monks converse after a ceremony at Labrang Monastery, the second largest Tibetan monastery in existence, in the town of Xiahe.
Supporters of the UK's Conservative Party wear masks showing Labour's Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling ahead of his first budget speech.