Day in Pics: 28th October

Day in Pics: 28th October

Oct 28, 2014, 18:43 PM IST
Smoke and flames rise from an Islamic State fighters' position in the town of Kobani during airstrikes by the US led coalition seen from the outskirts of Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters.
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Smoke and flames rise from an Islamic State fighters' position in the town of Kobani during airstrikes by the US led coalition seen from the outskirts of Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters.

Pro-democracy protesters spread a yellow banner with the words reading: 'I want genuine universal suffrage' at a rally in the occupied areas outside government headquarters in Hong Kong's Admiralty.
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Pro-democracy protesters spread a yellow banner with the words reading: 'I want genuine universal suffrage' at a rally in the occupied areas outside government headquarters in Hong Kong's Admiralty.

Army personnel take positions during an encounter with militants in the forest area.
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Army personnel take positions during an encounter with militants in the forest area.

Volunteers of the sect, Dera Saccha Sauda, raise brooms as they arrive for a cleanliness drive at a public ground in Mumbai.
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Volunteers of the sect, Dera Saccha Sauda, raise brooms as they arrive for a cleanliness drive at a public ground in Mumbai.

Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, center, and his wife, Tran Thanh Kiem, left, are received by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a ceremonial reception at the forecourt of the Indian President's palace in New Delhi.
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Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, center, and his wife, Tran Thanh Kiem, left, are received by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a ceremonial reception at the forecourt of the Indian President's palace in New Delhi.

Former President Bill Clinton, right, joins US Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., in acknowledging the crowd during appearance at a high school in Aurora, Colo., to promote Colorado's Democratic candidates in the upcoming general election.
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Former President Bill Clinton, right, joins US Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., in acknowledging the crowd during appearance at a high school in Aurora, Colo., to promote Colorado's Democratic candidates in the upcoming general election.

John Tory, right, receives a kiss from his wife Barbra Hackett after winning the election and becoming the new mayor of the City of Toronto.
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John Tory, right, receives a kiss from his wife Barbra Hackett after winning the election and becoming the new mayor of the City of Toronto.

A group of Registered Nurses observe a moment of silence with their fellow Providence caregivers at 10:39 a.m. Monday morning at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Wash.
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A group of Registered Nurses observe a moment of silence with their fellow Providence caregivers at 10:39 a.m. Monday morning at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Wash.

Rep. Sean Maloney holds hands with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during a `Women for Maloney` event in Somers, NY.
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Rep. Sean Maloney holds hands with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during a `Women for Maloney` event in Somers, NY.

Austrian President Heinz Fischer and Spain's Queen Letizia, from left, open the exhibition `Velazquez` from Spain's painter Diego Velazquez at the Museum of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria.
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Austrian President Heinz Fischer and Spain's Queen Letizia, from left, open the exhibition `Velazquez` from Spain's painter Diego Velazquez at the Museum of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria.

Kurdish children sit at a window in Suruc, on the Turkish side of the border with Syria, across from the Syrian town of Kobani.
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Kurdish children sit at a window in Suruc, on the Turkish side of the border with Syria, across from the Syrian town of Kobani.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo, seated right, drives a golf cart with Vice President Jusuf Kalla, second right, Widodo's wife, Iriana, left, and Kalla's wife, Mufidaha, upon arrival for a photo session with newly appointed Cabinet members at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo, seated right, drives a golf cart with Vice President Jusuf Kalla, second right, Widodo's wife, Iriana, left, and Kalla's wife, Mufidaha, upon arrival for a photo session with newly appointed Cabinet members at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Setting a tentative world's record for sending the most rockets skyward simultaneously, two Chesterfield County, Virginia teens, Dylan Whitesel, 18, bottom left, and Sanzio Angeli, 17, second from left, raised $20,000 for cancer research by launching 3,973 model rockets at Chesterfield, Va., County Fairgrounds.
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Setting a tentative world's record for sending the most rockets skyward simultaneously, two Chesterfield County, Virginia teens, Dylan Whitesel, 18, bottom left, and Sanzio Angeli, 17, second from left, raised $20,000 for cancer research by launching 3,973 model rockets at Chesterfield, Va., County Fairgrounds.

 Indian Squash Player Dipika Pallikal while returning a shot against compatriot Lakshya Ragavendran during the Womens squash singles quarter final in Chennai.
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Indian Squash Player Dipika Pallikal while returning a shot against compatriot Lakshya Ragavendran during the Womens squash singles quarter final in Chennai.

Lebanese firefighters extinguish burned shops that were attacked during clashes between the Lebanese army and Islamic militants in the northern port city of Tripoli, Lebanon.
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Lebanese firefighters extinguish burned shops that were attacked during clashes between the Lebanese army and Islamic militants in the northern port city of Tripoli, Lebanon.

Members of Iraqs Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) mourn during the funeral procession for their colleagues in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq.
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Members of Iraqs Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) mourn during the funeral procession for their colleagues in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq.

A man trying to douse the fire at a local bank in Farrukhnagar.
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A man trying to douse the fire at a local bank in Farrukhnagar.

Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Tan Dung shakes hands with Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal during India- Vietnam Trade and Investment Forum in New Delhi. Minister of State for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal can also be seen.
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Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Tan Dung shakes hands with Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal during India- Vietnam Trade and Investment Forum in New Delhi. Minister of State for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal can also be seen.

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