Day in Pics: 16th September

Day in Pics: 16th September

Sep 16, 2014, 20:46 PM IST
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President Pranab Mukherjee and Le Thanh Hai, Secretary of Party Committee of Ho Chi Minh City raise toast during a banquet at Reunification Palace Ho Chi Minh City.

President Pranab Mukherjee and Le Thanh Hai, Secretary of Party Committee of Ho Chi Minh City raise toast during a banquet at Reunification Palace Ho Chi Minh City.

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BJP State President Rahul Sinha being offered a laddu after the partys success in the state by-election in Kolkata.

BJP State President Rahul Sinha being offered a laddu after the partys success in the state by-election in Kolkata.

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Health workers in protective gear move the body of a person that they suspect died form the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia.

Health workers in protective gear move the body of a person that they suspect died form the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia.

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Members of the anti-war activist group CodePink interrupt a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Members of the anti-war activist group CodePink interrupt a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Kinlee Anderson gives her father, Brady Anderson a hug after he returned from Afghanistan at the Inver Grove Heights Training Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

Kinlee Anderson gives her father, Brady Anderson a hug after he returned from Afghanistan at the Inver Grove Heights Training Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is garlanded on his arrival at Sardar Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is garlanded on his arrival at Sardar Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad.

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People walk past the cardboard cutouts of Barame, left, Vichuon, center, and Chumuro, the mascots of the 17th Asian Games, outside a stadium in Incheon, South Korea.

People walk past the cardboard cutouts of Barame, left, Vichuon, center, and Chumuro, the mascots of the 17th Asian Games, outside a stadium in Incheon, South Korea.

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Volunteers rescuing flood affected people in Chattabal in Srinagar.

Volunteers rescuing flood affected people in Chattabal in Srinagar.

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Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar with Mumbai Coach Pravin Amre and cricketer Ajinkya Rahane during a practice session in Mumbai.

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar with Mumbai Coach Pravin Amre and cricketer Ajinkya Rahane during a practice session in Mumbai.

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China's President Xi Jinping, left, waves to the gathering as he walks with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa upon arrival at the airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

China's President Xi Jinping, left, waves to the gathering as he walks with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa upon arrival at the airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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NATO and Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked a foreign motorcade just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the U.S. Embassy, unleashing a blast that injured at least 13 people and rattled nearby neighborhoods, police officials said.

NATO and Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked a foreign motorcade just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the U.S. Embassy, unleashing a blast that injured at least 13 people and rattled nearby neighborhoods, police officials said.

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Kashmiri flood victim Nazir Ahamed Dar hugs his sister Rafiqa and cries as they reunite at a relief camp for flood victims in Srinagar.

Kashmiri flood victim Nazir Ahamed Dar hugs his sister Rafiqa and cries as they reunite at a relief camp for flood victims in Srinagar.

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron gestures, as he makes a speech in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron gestures, as he makes a speech in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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An aerial tanker drops its load of fire retardant on the fire near Pollack Pines, Calif.

An aerial tanker drops its load of fire retardant on the fire near Pollack Pines, Calif.

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with William Sloat as he presents the Medal of Honor for his brother Army Spc. Donald P. Sloat in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

President Barack Obama shakes hands with William Sloat as he presents the Medal of Honor for his brother Army Spc. Donald P. Sloat in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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Egypt’s most prominent activist, Alaa Abdel-Fattah, is greeted by his mother, Laila Soueif, a university professor who is an also an activist, following his release on bail from Tora prison in Cairo, Egypt.

Egypt’s most prominent activist, Alaa Abdel-Fattah, is greeted by his mother, Laila Soueif, a university professor who is an also an activist, following his release on bail from Tora prison in Cairo, Egypt.

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Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, of the Workers Party (PT), running for re-election, left, and former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva greet supporters during a gathering with artists in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, of the Workers Party (PT), running for re-election, left, and former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva greet supporters during a gathering with artists in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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