Day in Pics: 7th December

Day in Pics: 7th December

Dec 08, 2014, 10:10 AM IST
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Indian army soldiers display before the media arms and ammunition they claim to have seized from insurgents in Srinagar, India.

Indian army soldiers display before the media arms and ammunition they claim to have seized from insurgents in Srinagar, India.

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Farmer Agustin Gomez Perez, 21, runs engulfed in flames after he was lit on fire as a form of protest outside the Chiapas state legislature in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico.

Farmer Agustin Gomez Perez, 21, runs engulfed in flames after he was lit on fire as a form of protest outside the Chiapas state legislature in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico.

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A Harley Davidson motorcyclist from the Harley Owner Group (HOG) Northwest Chapter Switzerland, wearing Santa Claus costumes drives through the streets of Basel, Switzerland.

A Harley Davidson motorcyclist from the Harley Owner Group (HOG) Northwest Chapter Switzerland, wearing Santa Claus costumes drives through the streets of Basel, Switzerland.

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An aerial view of the Indian national flag formed by volunteers that created a new Guinness World Record for the largest human flag formation, at Nandanam YMCA ground in Chennai.

An aerial view of the Indian national flag formed by volunteers that created a new Guinness World Record for the largest human flag formation, at Nandanam YMCA ground in Chennai.

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Tourists use chairlifts to reach the summits over the cloud cover in the South Eastern French ski resort of l' Alpe d'Huez. Cold weather and new snow in the forecast has allowed for the resort to open its upper slopes to ski fanatics.

Tourists use chairlifts to reach the summits over the cloud cover in the South Eastern French ski resort of l' Alpe d'Huez. Cold weather and new snow in the forecast has allowed for the resort to open its upper slopes to ski fanatics.

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England's batsman Eoin Morgan plays a shot as Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara watches during their fourth one day international cricket match in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

England's batsman Eoin Morgan plays a shot as Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara watches during their fourth one day international cricket match in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Motorist pass by fallen electrical posts due to strong winds brought by Typhoon Hagupit in Camalig, Albay province, eastern Philippines. Typhoon Hagupit knocked out power in entire coastal provinces, mowed down trees and sent more than 650,000 people into shelters before it weakened Sunday, sparing the central Philippines a repetition of unprecedented devastation by last year's storm.

Motorist pass by fallen electrical posts due to strong winds brought by Typhoon Hagupit in Camalig, Albay province, eastern Philippines. Typhoon Hagupit knocked out power in entire coastal provinces, mowed down trees and sent more than 650,000 people into shelters before it weakened Sunday, sparing the central Philippines a repetition of unprecedented devastation by last year's storm.

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Dressed in a Santa Claus outfit, divers hold a banner to show visitors ahead of the upcoming Christmas at the Coex Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea.

Dressed in a Santa Claus outfit, divers hold a banner to show visitors ahead of the upcoming Christmas at the Coex Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea.

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Micromax India Aces, Sania Mirza plays a shot during a mix doubles match against Manila Mavericks players Flipkens and Nester at the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) at IGI stadium in New Delhi.

Micromax India Aces, Sania Mirza plays a shot during a mix doubles match against Manila Mavericks players Flipkens and Nester at the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) at IGI stadium in New Delhi.

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Brazilian bodybuilders pose during the registration of 2014 World Body Building and Physique Sports Competition at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, in Mumbai.

Brazilian bodybuilders pose during the registration of 2014 World Body Building and Physique Sports Competition at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar during their meeting in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar during their meeting in New Delhi.

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Spectators cheer as the United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy rocket, with NASA’s Orion spacecraft mounted atop, lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Spectators cheer as the United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy rocket, with NASA’s Orion spacecraft mounted atop, lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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Fourteen lights shine toward the sky during a ceremony on Mount Royal to mark the 25th anniversary of the Polytechnique massacre in Montreal. It was 25 years ago today that a gunman shot and killed fourteen women before taking his own life at the Ecole Poytechnique of the Universite de Montreal.

Fourteen lights shine toward the sky during a ceremony on Mount Royal to mark the 25th anniversary of the Polytechnique massacre in Montreal. It was 25 years ago today that a gunman shot and killed fourteen women before taking his own life at the Ecole Poytechnique of the Universite de Montreal.

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A woman takes part in a ceremony at the memorial park to mark the 25th anniversary of the Polytechnique massacre in Montreal.

A woman takes part in a ceremony at the memorial park to mark the 25th anniversary of the Polytechnique massacre in Montreal.

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Germany's head soccer coach Joachim Loew and former boxer Regina Halmich arrive at the red carpet during the charity gala 'Ein Herz fuer Kinder' (A heart for children) in Berlin.

Germany's head soccer coach Joachim Loew and former boxer Regina Halmich arrive at the red carpet during the charity gala 'Ein Herz fuer Kinder' (A heart for children) in Berlin.

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A woman dances samba in the Samba Train in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

A woman dances samba in the Samba Train in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Chacho, a West Highland Terrier gets cozy with his pet parent Michelle Pittari at a Dallas PetSmart. This year the company's annual in-store event spans four days with additional photo opportunities available on Sunday, Dec. 7, Saturday, Dec. 13, and Sunday, Dec. 14, noon to 4pm local time.

Chacho, a West Highland Terrier gets cozy with his pet parent Michelle Pittari at a Dallas PetSmart. This year the company's annual in-store event spans four days with additional photo opportunities available on Sunday, Dec. 7, Saturday, Dec. 13, and Sunday, Dec. 14, noon to 4pm local time.

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First lady Michelle Obama hugs a Capital City Public Charter School student after speaking at the school in Washington.

First lady Michelle Obama hugs a Capital City Public Charter School student after speaking at the school in Washington.

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Members of the Michiana Rocketry launch a 10-foot, 450 pound porta-potty, mounted on rocket motors, from a field in Three Oaks, Mich.

Members of the Michiana Rocketry launch a 10-foot, 450 pound porta-potty, mounted on rocket motors, from a field in Three Oaks, Mich.

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People have photos taken in a Christmas decoration on a street in Warsaw, Poland, as seasonal illuminations were switched on.

People have photos taken in a Christmas decoration on a street in Warsaw, Poland, as seasonal illuminations were switched on.

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