Day in Pics: 10th December

Dec 10, 2012, 08:46 AM IST
Switzerland`s Roger Federer, wearing a Brazilian national team soccer jersey, returns the ball to Tommy Haas of Germany during a Gillette Federer Tour exhibition tennis match in Sao Paulo.
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Switzerland`s Roger Federer, wearing a Brazilian national team soccer jersey, returns the ball to Tommy Haas of Germany during a Gillette Federer Tour exhibition tennis match in Sao Paulo.

People gather during a rally marking the 29th anniversary of the return to democracy in Argentina, on the eve of the Human Rights day, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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People gather during a rally marking the 29th anniversary of the return to democracy in Argentina, on the eve of the Human Rights day, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez plays drums during a rally marking the 29th anniversary of the return to democracy in Argentina, on the eve of the Human Rights day, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez plays drums during a rally marking the 29th anniversary of the return to democracy in Argentina, on the eve of the Human Rights day, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Activists of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights movement hug each other, during a Rainbow Carnival in Kolkata.
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Activists of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights movement hug each other, during a Rainbow Carnival in Kolkata.

A protestor wears a hat reading,
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A protestor wears a hat reading, "Public health care system" during a demonstration against government-imposed austerity measures and labor reforms in the public health care sector in Madrid, Spain.

Supporters of President John Dramani Mahama celebrate in the streets after he was declared the winner of Ghana`s presidential election, in Accra, Ghana.
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Supporters of President John Dramani Mahama celebrate in the streets after he was declared the winner of Ghana`s presidential election, in Accra, Ghana.

The first family, from left, first lady Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama, President Barack Obama and Malia Obama, pose with children dressed like elves at the National Building Museum in Washington.
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The first family, from left, first lady Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama, President Barack Obama and Malia Obama, pose with children dressed like elves at the National Building Museum in Washington.

A man jogs near as artist Sudarshan Pattnaik gives finishing touches to a sand sculpture of former South African President Nelson Mendala with a message `GET WELL SOON`, at a beach in Puri, Bhubaneswar.
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A man jogs near as artist Sudarshan Pattnaik gives finishing touches to a sand sculpture of former South African President Nelson Mendala with a message `GET WELL SOON`, at a beach in Puri, Bhubaneswar.

Federal police officers return from the crash site where a plane allegedly carrying US-born singer Jenni Rivera crashed near Iturbide, Mexico.
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Federal police officers return from the crash site where a plane allegedly carrying US-born singer Jenni Rivera crashed near Iturbide, Mexico.

Cambodian protesters from Boueng Kak lake pray in front of riot police as they march in the street to submit a petition to the Council of Minister asking the government to return the titles of their land, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Cambodian protesters from Boueng Kak lake pray in front of riot police as they march in the street to submit a petition to the Council of Minister asking the government to return the titles of their land, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Holding placards which read
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Holding placards which read "The violence is not solution," activists march in protest against recent violence in central Myanmar, in downtown Yangon, Myanmar. About 50 activists staged the protest to mark the International Human Rights Day.

Protesters watch an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on board a mock tank set fire by them as they commemorate International Human Rights Day near the Presidential Palace in Manila.
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Protesters watch an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on board a mock tank set fire by them as they commemorate International Human Rights Day near the Presidential Palace in Manila.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a ceremony to mark International Human Rights Day in Yangon, Myanmar.
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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a ceremony to mark International Human Rights Day in Yangon, Myanmar.

A Chinese girl poses for a photo near Christmas decoration on display outside a shopping mall in Beijing.
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A Chinese girl poses for a photo near Christmas decoration on display outside a shopping mall in Beijing.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai, right, speaks with the European Union representative to Afghanistan, Vygaudus Usackas during a meeting at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai, right, speaks with the European Union representative to Afghanistan, Vygaudus Usackas during a meeting at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Ukraine`s President Viktor Yanukovych, center, stands between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, left, and Indian President Pranab Mukherjee during a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi.
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Ukraine`s President Viktor Yanukovych, center, stands between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, left, and Indian President Pranab Mukherjee during a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi.

Supporters of Bajrang Dal, a Hindu right wing party, demand that Pakistan restore the Rama Pir temple in Karachi which was allegedly demolished recently and allow Hindus to practice their religion without fear as they demonstrate outside the UN office in New Delhi.
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Supporters of Bajrang Dal, a Hindu right wing party, demand that Pakistan restore the Rama Pir temple in Karachi which was allegedly demolished recently and allow Hindus to practice their religion without fear as they demonstrate outside the UN office in New Delhi.

An Afghan policeman, left, stands guard as protesters carry portraits of Afghans who were killed in the past three decades of war and violence, during a demonstration for human rights in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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An Afghan policeman, left, stands guard as protesters carry portraits of Afghans who were killed in the past three decades of war and violence, during a demonstration for human rights in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Exile Tibetans march wearing portraits of Tibetans who have allegedly immolated themselves in protest against Chinese rule, during a rally to mark World Human Rights Day in New Delhi.
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Exile Tibetans march wearing portraits of Tibetans who have allegedly immolated themselves in protest against Chinese rule, during a rally to mark World Human Rights Day in New Delhi.

Sonia Gandhi smiles as she receives a garland during an election campaign rally for the upcoming state assembly elections, at Siddhpur in North Gujarat.
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Sonia Gandhi smiles as she receives a garland during an election campaign rally for the upcoming state assembly elections, at Siddhpur in North Gujarat.

Police detain an activist of Communist Party of India Marxist (CPIM) during a protest in Hyderabad.
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Police detain an activist of Communist Party of India Marxist (CPIM) during a protest in Hyderabad.

Sri Lankan human rights activists shout slogans during a protest in Colombo.
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Sri Lankan human rights activists shout slogans during a protest in Colombo.

European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, left, and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso hold the Nobel diploma on the podium at the City Hall, Oslo, during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony.
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European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, left, and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso hold the Nobel diploma on the podium at the City Hall, Oslo, during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony.

Pakistan`s President Ali Zardari, smiles during a ceremony at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, to honor 15-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman, in the northwest Swat Valley in Pakistan.
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Pakistan`s President Ali Zardari, smiles during a ceremony at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, to honor 15-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman, in the northwest Swat Valley in Pakistan.

West Indies` Marlon Samuels plays a shot during the Twenty20 cricket match against Bangladesh, in Dhaka.
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West Indies` Marlon Samuels plays a shot during the Twenty20 cricket match against Bangladesh, in Dhaka.

Indonesian students perform as suspects in corruption arrested during an anti-government protest to mark International Anti Corruption Day in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
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Indonesian students perform as suspects in corruption arrested during an anti-government protest to mark International Anti Corruption Day in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Women hold candle lights during a walk in support of women in Mumbai.
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Women hold candle lights during a walk in support of women in Mumbai.

Rahul Gandhi wears a traditional turban presented to him at a public meeting in Imphal. Gandhi in his speech encouraged the youth of the country to work for the development of the country, according to local reports.
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Rahul Gandhi wears a traditional turban presented to him at a public meeting in Imphal. Gandhi in his speech encouraged the youth of the country to work for the development of the country, according to local reports.