Day in Pics: 17th September

Day in Pics: 17th September

Sep 17, 2014, 19:42 PM IST
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A Kosovo police officer gestures outside the apartment of the vice-president of the radical Islamic political party (LISBA) Fuad Ramiqi, during a police raid, in Pristina.

A Kosovo police officer gestures outside the apartment of the vice-president of the radical Islamic political party (LISBA) Fuad Ramiqi, during a police raid, in Pristina.

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Models wear creations for Stella Jean women's spring-summer 2015 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy.

Models wear creations for Stella Jean women's spring-summer 2015 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy.

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Pope Francis drinks from a mate gourd, a traditional South American cup, he was offered as he arrived for his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis drinks from a mate gourd, a traditional South American cup, he was offered as he arrived for his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican.

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South Korea's Younga Yoo, right, is tackled by India's goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan, foreground, during their women's first round group A soccer match at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

South Korea's Younga Yoo, right, is tackled by India's goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan, foreground, during their women's first round group A soccer match at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping holding umbrella and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi watch a cultural performance as they walk on the Sabarmati River front in Ahmadabad.

Chinese President Xi Jinping holding umbrella and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi watch a cultural performance as they walk on the Sabarmati River front in Ahmadabad.

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Novice buddhist monks offer prayer at Tergar Monastery for the victims of Jammu and Kashmir floods in Bodh Gaya.

Novice buddhist monks offer prayer at Tergar Monastery for the victims of Jammu and Kashmir floods in Bodh Gaya.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes his mother, Hirabais blessing on the occasion of his 64th birthday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes his mother, Hirabais blessing on the occasion of his 64th birthday.

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Police detain Tibetan activists who were holding a protest against China’s President Xi Jinpings visit to India, outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi.

Police detain Tibetan activists who were holding a protest against China’s President Xi Jinpings visit to India, outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi.

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In preparation for the 150th anniversary of the first ascent of the Materhorn, Swiss mountain sports specialist Mammut and mountain guides from the village of Zermatt transformed the spectacular summit into a shining stone icon as an anniversary gift to Zermatt.

In preparation for the 150th anniversary of the first ascent of the Materhorn, Swiss mountain sports specialist Mammut and mountain guides from the village of Zermatt transformed the spectacular summit into a shining stone icon as an anniversary gift to Zermatt.

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Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq holds the cricket World Cup 2015 trophy in front of the historical Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq holds the cricket World Cup 2015 trophy in front of the historical Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.

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An Exile Tibetan man holds a banner during a protest to highlight Chinese control over Tibet, coinciding with the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping in New Delhi.

An Exile Tibetan man holds a banner during a protest to highlight Chinese control over Tibet, coinciding with the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping in New Delhi.

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Taiwan Navy's Perry-class frigate launches an ASROC (anti-submarine rocket) during the annual Han Kuang military exercises, off the east coast of Hualien, central Taiwan.

Taiwan Navy's Perry-class frigate launches an ASROC (anti-submarine rocket) during the annual Han Kuang military exercises, off the east coast of Hualien, central Taiwan.

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Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia returns a shot to Coco Vandeweghe of the United States during their second round match of the Japan Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo.

Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia returns a shot to Coco Vandeweghe of the United States during their second round match of the Japan Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo.

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Former cricketer VVS Laxman plays Dandiya with a little girl during the unveiling of Dildar Dandiya Bash in Hyderabad.

Former cricketer VVS Laxman plays Dandiya with a little girl during the unveiling of Dildar Dandiya Bash in Hyderabad.

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Lahore Lions captain Mohammad Hafeez plays a shot against Southern Express during the qualifier 5 match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 at Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

Lahore Lions captain Mohammad Hafeez plays a shot against Southern Express during the qualifier 5 match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 at Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

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Jasmine Lima-Marin gets a hug during a gathering of faith leaders and supporters for a vigil in front of the Governor's Mansion in Denver.

Jasmine Lima-Marin gets a hug during a gathering of faith leaders and supporters for a vigil in front of the Governor's Mansion in Denver.

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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, carrying the CLIO Spacecraft lifts off from Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, carrying the CLIO Spacecraft lifts off from Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a a fundraiser in Lower Manhattan benefiting two union-backed Sept. 11 victims' advocacy groups, in New York.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a a fundraiser in Lower Manhattan benefiting two union-backed Sept. 11 victims' advocacy groups, in New York.

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Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto waves as he stands with his wife Angelica Rivera while overseeing Independence Day celebrations from the balcony of the National Palace, in central Mexico City.

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto waves as he stands with his wife Angelica Rivera while overseeing Independence Day celebrations from the balcony of the National Palace, in central Mexico City.

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