6 September 2012
Last updated at 12:31
Former US President Bill Clinton delivers a prime-time defence of Barack Obama, nominating the president for a second term in the White House. His 50-minute speech at the Democratic convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, was strongly critical of Republican economic plans.
Russian President Vladimir Putin flies in a motorised hang-glider on the Yamal Peninsula. The flight was part of a programme leading endangered cranes, raised in captivity, in their migration to Asia.
Gwen Stefani performs with bassist Tony Kanal and drummer Adrian Young during the National Football League's Kick-Off 2012 event in New York.
The sun sets as Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers of South Africa add to their innings total during the one-day international match against England at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, England.
Many residents are unhappy about the removal of nearly 400 mature trees from a boulevard, to facilitate the space shuttle Endeavour's journey to its new home in Los Angeles, California.
Pakistan Air Force cadets march at the mausoleum of the country's founder, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, in Karachi, to mark Defence Day.
Mourners gather at the headquarters of the Unification Church in South Korea as the 10-day wake for leader Sun Myung Moon begins.
People run for cover as smoke rises from a fire at a fireworks factory on the outskirts of Sivakasi, southwest of Chennai, India.
A gendarme blocks access to the site where four family members were shot to death near Chevaline, French Alps, A four-year-old girl was found hiding inside the British-registered car in which three of the bodies had been discovered eight hours earlier.
Members of the guard of honour march into the Great Hall of the People in Beijing during a welcoming ceremony for the Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.