Day in Pics: 11th January

Jan 11, 2013, 08:36 AM IST
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, left, at the State Department in Washington.
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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, left, at the State Department in Washington.

A supporter of Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez holds up a painting of him during a symbolic inauguration rally for Chavez outside Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela.
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A supporter of Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez holds up a painting of him during a symbolic inauguration rally for Chavez outside Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela.

A convention attendee stands in the giant frame of a Samsung mobile device at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas.
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A convention attendee stands in the giant frame of a Samsung mobile device at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas.

In this photo posted on Twitter by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield on Jan. 5, 2013, the cities of Cleveland, Toledo, Ohio, and Detroit are shown.
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In this photo posted on Twitter by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield on Jan. 5, 2013, the cities of Cleveland, Toledo, Ohio, and Detroit are shown.

President Barack Obama and outgoing Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, right, applaud in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama and outgoing Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, right, applaud in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

South African police fire robber bullets at the farm workers as they demonstrate in De Doorns , South Africa.
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South African police fire robber bullets at the farm workers as they demonstrate in De Doorns , South Africa.

Pakistan`s Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar speaks during a press conference in Islamabad.
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Pakistan`s Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar speaks during a press conference in Islamabad.

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, right, shake hands with his Indian Counterpart Salman Kurdish a joint presser after their meeting, at the Quai d`Orsay in Paris.
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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, right, shake hands with his Indian Counterpart Salman Kurdish a joint presser after their meeting, at the Quai d`Orsay in Paris.

Sri Lanka`s Dinesh Chandimal runs out Australia`s Usman Kawaja during their One Day International cricket match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
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Sri Lanka`s Dinesh Chandimal runs out Australia`s Usman Kawaja during their One Day International cricket match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

A Kachin protester holds a poster of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a demonstration in front of Myanmar Embassy in Bangkok.
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A Kachin protester holds a poster of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a demonstration in front of Myanmar Embassy in Bangkok.

Australian Open tennis championship defending women`s singles champion Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, left, and men`s singles defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia wave as they arrive with their trophies by boat at the official draw for the 2013 event in Melbourne.
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Australian Open tennis championship defending women`s singles champion Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, left, and men`s singles defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia wave as they arrive with their trophies by boat at the official draw for the 2013 event in Melbourne.

Protesters set on fire to a mock model of a US drone during a rally near the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines.
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Protesters set on fire to a mock model of a US drone during a rally near the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines.

A policeman stands against a supporter in a wheelchair of the Southern Weekly during a protest before being taken away by the police near the Southern Weekly headquarters in Guangzhou.
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A policeman stands against a supporter in a wheelchair of the Southern Weekly during a protest before being taken away by the police near the Southern Weekly headquarters in Guangzhou.

Students stage a roving picket outside the Philippine Supreme Court in Manila, to seek an extension of the Supreme Court’s temporary restraining order (TRO) on the Cybercrime Law which is set to expire in less than a month.
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Students stage a roving picket outside the Philippine Supreme Court in Manila, to seek an extension of the Supreme Court’s temporary restraining order (TRO) on the Cybercrime Law which is set to expire in less than a month.

Poland`s Agnieszka Radwanska holds the winner`s trophy after defeating Slovakia`s Dominika Cibulkova in their women`s final match at the Sydney International Tennis tournament in Sydney.
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Poland`s Agnieszka Radwanska holds the winner`s trophy after defeating Slovakia`s Dominika Cibulkova in their women`s final match at the Sydney International Tennis tournament in Sydney.

Local residents survey one of the sites of Thursday`s deadly bombings in Quetta. The death toll from a series of deadly bombings across Pakistan rose Friday to at least 120, Pakistani police said, marking one of the deadliest days the country has seen in years.
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Local residents survey one of the sites of Thursday`s deadly bombings in Quetta. The death toll from a series of deadly bombings across Pakistan rose Friday to at least 120, Pakistani police said, marking one of the deadliest days the country has seen in years.

A pitch invader runs onto the ground during One Day International cricket match between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne.
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A pitch invader runs onto the ground during One Day International cricket match between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet artist Paul Emsley after viewing the newly-commissioned portrait of The Duchess of Cambridge at the National Portrait Gallery in central London.
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet artist Paul Emsley after viewing the newly-commissioned portrait of The Duchess of Cambridge at the National Portrait Gallery in central London.

Activists of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party shout slogans and burn a flag of Pakistan during a protest in Jammu.
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Activists of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party shout slogans and burn a flag of Pakistan during a protest in Jammu.

South Africa`s captain Graeme Smith waves bat to celebrate his half century on the day one of their second cricket test match against New Zealand at the St Georges Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
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South Africa`s captain Graeme Smith waves bat to celebrate his half century on the day one of their second cricket test match against New Zealand at the St Georges Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Muslim supporters hold a portrait of Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Akbaruddin Owaisi and participate in a protest after Friday prayers in Hyderabad.
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Muslim supporters hold a portrait of Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Akbaruddin Owaisi and participate in a protest after Friday prayers in Hyderabad.

Kurds shout slogans praising Sakine Cansiz, one of the founders of a militant group battling Turkish troops since 1984, as they protest against France outside the French consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Kurds shout slogans praising Sakine Cansiz, one of the founders of a militant group battling Turkish troops since 1984, as they protest against France outside the French consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.

Sri Lankan people shout slogans as they parade during a protest in Colombo.
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Sri Lankan people shout slogans as they parade during a protest in Colombo.

Chinese Paramilitary policemen dig through a landslide to search for victims in the Zhaojiagou village in Zhenxiong county in southwest China`s Yunnan province.
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Chinese Paramilitary policemen dig through a landslide to search for victims in the Zhaojiagou village in Zhenxiong county in southwest China`s Yunnan province.

Canada`s Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney poses for a photograph during his visit to the Golden temple, Sikh’s holiest temple, in Amritsar.
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Canada`s Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney poses for a photograph during his visit to the Golden temple, Sikh’s holiest temple, in Amritsar.

Chairman of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Anil Ambani, right, gestures towards Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of the 6th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit (VGGS) in Gandhinagar.
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Chairman of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Anil Ambani, right, gestures towards Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of the 6th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit (VGGS) in Gandhinagar.