Day in Pics: 10th January

Jan 10, 2014, 09:05 AM IST
Mourners pray over the coffin draped with an Iraqi flag and Arabic that reads, `League of the Righteous,` during the funeral of a Shiite fighter, Mahdi Adnan, in the holy city of Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq.
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Mourners pray over the coffin draped with an Iraqi flag and Arabic that reads, `League of the Righteous,` during the funeral of a Shiite fighter, Mahdi Adnan, in the holy city of Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq.

Orbital Science Corps.` Antares rocket lifts off from Wallops Island, Va.
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Orbital Science Corps.` Antares rocket lifts off from Wallops Island, Va.

Olympic torch bearers Nataliya Shalaeva, left, and Valeriy Gontar, right, hold Olympic torches during the torch relay in Saransk, Mordoviya republic, Russia.
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Olympic torch bearers Nataliya Shalaeva, left, and Valeriy Gontar, right, hold Olympic torches during the torch relay in Saransk, Mordoviya republic, Russia.

President Barack Obama speaks about his Promise Zones Initiative, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama speaks about his Promise Zones Initiative, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

The Honda motorcycle of Paulo Goncalves of Portugal burns during the fifth stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Chilecito and San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina.
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The Honda motorcycle of Paulo Goncalves of Portugal burns during the fifth stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Chilecito and San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina.

Defending champions Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and Serbia`s Novak Djokovic pose with their trophies prior to the the official draw of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne Australia.
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Defending champions Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and Serbia`s Novak Djokovic pose with their trophies prior to the the official draw of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne Australia.

Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan honors actor Vinod Khanna during the 12th Pune International Film Festival 2014, in Pune.
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Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan honors actor Vinod Khanna during the 12th Pune International Film Festival 2014, in Pune.

Tourists enjoy camel ride on white sand in the Rann of Kutch, a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert, about 500 kilometers (311 miles) from Ahmedabad.
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Tourists enjoy camel ride on white sand in the Rann of Kutch, a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert, about 500 kilometers (311 miles) from Ahmedabad.

Uttam Khobragade, father of Devyani Khobragade, who served as India’s deputy consul general in New York, speaks to the media during a press conference in New Delhi.
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Uttam Khobragade, father of Devyani Khobragade, who served as India’s deputy consul general in New York, speaks to the media during a press conference in New Delhi.

People stand near a car-shaped kite at the International Kite Festival at white sand in the Rann of Kutch, a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert, in Dhordo, about 500 kilometers from Ahmedabad.
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People stand near a car-shaped kite at the International Kite Festival at white sand in the Rann of Kutch, a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert, in Dhordo, about 500 kilometers from Ahmedabad.

A man watches Mount Sinabung release pyroclastic flows in Berastepu, North Sumatra, Indonesia.
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A man watches Mount Sinabung release pyroclastic flows in Berastepu, North Sumatra, Indonesia.

Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria, left, and Angelique Kerber of Germany poses for a photo after their finals match during the Sydney International Tennis Tournament in Sydney.
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Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria, left, and Angelique Kerber of Germany poses for a photo after their finals match during the Sydney International Tennis Tournament in Sydney.

Commuters at Delhi-Gurgaon National Highway No. 8 in a cold and foggy morning in Gurgaon.
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Commuters at Delhi-Gurgaon National Highway No. 8 in a cold and foggy morning in Gurgaon.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with AAP leader Gopal Rai at the launch of free membership campaign in New Delhi.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with AAP leader Gopal Rai at the launch of free membership campaign in New Delhi.

President Pranab Mukherjee, West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan and Defence Minister A K Antony during 48th convocation of Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata.
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President Pranab Mukherjee, West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan and Defence Minister A K Antony during 48th convocation of Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata.

Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde with Home Secretary Anil Goswami at his ministry`s monthly press conference in New Delhi.
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Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde with Home Secretary Anil Goswami at his ministry`s monthly press conference in New Delhi.

An Israeli man reads the text from a new monument honoring gays and lesbians persecuted by the Nazis during World War II for their sexual orientation and gender identity, In Tel Aviv, Israel.
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An Israeli man reads the text from a new monument honoring gays and lesbians persecuted by the Nazis during World War II for their sexual orientation and gender identity, In Tel Aviv, Israel.

A train passes along the coast at Saltcoats in Scotland.
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A train passes along the coast at Saltcoats in Scotland.

Germany`s Alexander Bergmann speeds down the course to win the men`s parallel slalom race at the Snowboard World Cup event in Bad Gastein, Austria.
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Germany`s Alexander Bergmann speeds down the course to win the men`s parallel slalom race at the Snowboard World Cup event in Bad Gastein, Austria.