Day in Pics: 10th August

Aug 10, 2014, 10:13 AM IST
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Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his residence in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his residence in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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President Barack Obama second from left, walks from Marine One with Vice Commander of the 89th Airlift Wing at Andrew Air Force Base Col.

President Barack Obama second from left, walks from Marine One with Vice Commander of the 89th Airlift Wing at Andrew Air Force Base Col.

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Smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City.

Smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City.

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A supporter dressed in a costume stands on the edge of the highway during the sixth stage of the Tour of Utah cycling race.

A supporter dressed in a costume stands on the edge of the highway during the sixth stage of the Tour of Utah cycling race.

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From left, Indonesia Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa, Australia`s Foreign Minister Julia Bishop, Brunei`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Bolkiah, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin, US Secretary of State John Kerry, Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman, unidentified official and Cambodia Foreign Minister Hor Namhong join hands for a photo during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) gala dinner hosted by Myanmar`s Union Minister for Foreign Affairs, H.E.U Wanna Maung Lwin, and Madam Daw Lynn Lynn Tin at the Myanmar International Convention Center (MICC) in Naypyidaw, Myanmar.

From left, Indonesia Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa, Australia`s Foreign Minister Julia Bishop, Brunei`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Bolkiah, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin, US Secretary of State John Kerry, Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman, unidentified official and Cambodia Foreign Minister Hor Namhong join hands for a photo during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) gala dinner hosted by Myanmar`s Union Minister for Foreign Affairs, H.E.U Wanna Maung Lwin, and Madam Daw Lynn Lynn Tin at the Myanmar International Convention Center (MICC) in Naypyidaw, Myanmar.

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A woman shouts slogans as she holds a sign that reads in Portuguese; `Lesbian, Black, and Prostitute,` during the `Slutwalk,`an annual protest march against sexual harassment, on Copacabana Beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

A woman shouts slogans as she holds a sign that reads in Portuguese; `Lesbian, Black, and Prostitute,` during the `Slutwalk,`an annual protest march against sexual harassment, on Copacabana Beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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England captain Alastair Cook, centre, and James Anderson walk from the pitch after their team beat India on the third day of the fourth test match of their five match series at Old Trafford cricket ground, in Manchester, England.

England captain Alastair Cook, centre, and James Anderson walk from the pitch after their team beat India on the third day of the fourth test match of their five match series at Old Trafford cricket ground, in Manchester, England.

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A child, center, next to the face of former South African President Nelson Mandela as he forms part of the Palestinian supporters taking part in a rally against the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories in Cape Town, South Africa.

A child, center, next to the face of former South African President Nelson Mandela as he forms part of the Palestinian supporters taking part in a rally against the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, reacts to the crowed after defeating Feliciano Lopez, of Spain, at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament.

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, reacts to the crowed after defeating Feliciano Lopez, of Spain, at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament.

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Revelers of the Holi Festival of Colours pose for a selfie, covered in coloured powder, in Madrid, Spain.

Revelers of the Holi Festival of Colours pose for a selfie, covered in coloured powder, in Madrid, Spain.

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Musashino Art University student Kana Ogawara displays body paintings by Hikaru Cho on her hands at an art event in Tokyo.

Musashino Art University student Kana Ogawara displays body paintings by Hikaru Cho on her hands at an art event in Tokyo.

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Disabled Sally Saqr, 20, who was wounded on July 12, 2014, in Beit Lahiya during Israeli shelling of a care center for the handicapped, lies on a mattress at her family home in Gaza City. When an Israeli airstrike hit the Gaza home for the handicapped where she was staying, Saqr was left shattered. Her pelvis, both legs and an arm were broken, her skull fractured, much of her body burned.

Disabled Sally Saqr, 20, who was wounded on July 12, 2014, in Beit Lahiya during Israeli shelling of a care center for the handicapped, lies on a mattress at her family home in Gaza City. When an Israeli airstrike hit the Gaza home for the handicapped where she was staying, Saqr was left shattered. Her pelvis, both legs and an arm were broken, her skull fractured, much of her body burned.

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Hawaii State Sen. David Ige, right, waves to his supporters an thanks Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie, right, who promised his support in Honolulu.

Hawaii State Sen. David Ige, right, waves to his supporters an thanks Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie, right, who promised his support in Honolulu.

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A polling station official holds a ballot paper with pictures of candidates, from left, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Selahattin Demirtas and Ekmeleddin Mehmet Ihsanoglu for the Turkey`s presidential election at a polling station in Ankara, Turkey.

A polling station official holds a ballot paper with pictures of candidates, from left, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Selahattin Demirtas and Ekmeleddin Mehmet Ihsanoglu for the Turkey`s presidential election at a polling station in Ankara, Turkey.

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Clad in traditional attire, Karen girls show their white threads around their wrists during a traditional `Wrist Tying` festival at a pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.

Clad in traditional attire, Karen girls show their white threads around their wrists during a traditional `Wrist Tying` festival at a pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Iranian Revolutionary Guards and police officers inspect the site of a passenger plane crash near the capital Tehran, Iran.

Iranian Revolutionary Guards and police officers inspect the site of a passenger plane crash near the capital Tehran, Iran.

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The moon is seen as it rises over a statue by Harriet A. Ketcham titled

The moon is seen as it rises over a statue by Harriet A. Ketcham titled "Victory" in the statehouse complex in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Children tying ‘Rakhi’ to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in New Delhi.

Children tying ‘Rakhi’ to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in New Delhi.

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