Day in Pics: 12th April

Apr 12, 2013, 08:47 AM IST
Teachers chant slogans holding up metal pipes and wooden sticks while blocking a major highway in Chilpancingo, Mexico.
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Teachers chant slogans holding up metal pipes and wooden sticks while blocking a major highway in Chilpancingo, Mexico.

Two students hold up protest signs that read in Spanish;
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Two students hold up protest signs that read in Spanish; "The state does not regulate the business of prostitution because it is a `private business.` If education is a private business, what can we expect?, " during a student march demanding free education, in Santiago, Chile.

US Secretary of State John Kerry steps out of his vehicle at Stansted Airport as he leaves London, after meeting with officials and attending G-8 meetings.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry steps out of his vehicle at Stansted Airport as he leaves London, after meeting with officials and attending G-8 meetings.

Venezuela`s acting President Nicolas Maduro, top, greets supporters as he arrives to Bolivar Ave. for his closing campaign rally in Caracas.
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Venezuela`s acting President Nicolas Maduro, top, greets supporters as he arrives to Bolivar Ave. for his closing campaign rally in Caracas.

Protesters hold mock-ups of pipes during a demonstration near the G8 foreign ministers’ meeting in central London.
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Protesters hold mock-ups of pipes during a demonstration near the G8 foreign ministers’ meeting in central London.

A Pakistani model presents a creation by Kayseria, on the second and last day of Fashion Pakistan Week.
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A Pakistani model presents a creation by Kayseria, on the second and last day of Fashion Pakistan Week.

Tennis player Caroline Wozniacki walks with Rory McIlroy`s father Gerry, right, during the first round of the Masters golf tournament.
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Tennis player Caroline Wozniacki walks with Rory McIlroy`s father Gerry, right, during the first round of the Masters golf tournament.

President Barack Obama stands with Ray Kapaun, left, nephew of Chaplain Capt. Emil J. Kapaun, US Army, as he awards the Medal of Honor posthumously to Chaplain Kapaun in the East Room of the White House.
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President Barack Obama stands with Ray Kapaun, left, nephew of Chaplain Capt. Emil J. Kapaun, US Army, as he awards the Medal of Honor posthumously to Chaplain Kapaun in the East Room of the White House.

Indian devotees stand in queue to offer prayers at a Hindu temple on the second day of `Navratri` or the nine nights festival in Allahabad.
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Indian devotees stand in queue to offer prayers at a Hindu temple on the second day of `Navratri` or the nine nights festival in Allahabad.

Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso of Spain poses with his team for a group photo prior to the first practice session at the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix in Shanghai.
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Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso of Spain poses with his team for a group photo prior to the first practice session at the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix in Shanghai.

US Secretary of State John Kerry greets upon his arrival at Seoul military airport in Seongnam, South Korea.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry greets upon his arrival at Seoul military airport in Seongnam, South Korea.

Pakistan`s former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf gestures as he leaves the High Court building in Islamabad. Musharraf appeared in the court during a hearing pertaining to the judges detention case.
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Pakistan`s former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf gestures as he leaves the High Court building in Islamabad. Musharraf appeared in the court during a hearing pertaining to the judges detention case.

German President Joachim Gauck and the Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh, shake hands prior to a meeting at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin.
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German President Joachim Gauck and the Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh, shake hands prior to a meeting at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin.

US Marine MV-22 Osprey transport planes prepare to land as they take part in the joint military exercise dubbed Balikatan 2013,
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US Marine MV-22 Osprey transport planes prepare to land as they take part in the joint military exercise dubbed Balikatan 2013, "Shoulder-to-Shoulder" between the Philippines and the United States at Crow Valley Target Range in northern Philippines.

People react prior to a mass funeral of the victims of a shooting in the village of Velika Ivanca, some 50 kilometers (30 miles) southeast of Belgrade, Serbia. The village is preparing for the funerals of thirteen victims of a shooting that happened on Tuesday, April 9, 2013.
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People react prior to a mass funeral of the victims of a shooting in the village of Velika Ivanca, some 50 kilometers (30 miles) southeast of Belgrade, Serbia. The village is preparing for the funerals of thirteen victims of a shooting that happened on Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

Supporters of the Communist Party of India (CPI) watch during a protest rally in New Delhi. The protest was against the alleged harassment of villagers to hand over their land for a proposed steel plant to South Korean conglomerate POSCO in Orissa.
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Supporters of the Communist Party of India (CPI) watch during a protest rally in New Delhi. The protest was against the alleged harassment of villagers to hand over their land for a proposed steel plant to South Korean conglomerate POSCO in Orissa.

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and US Secretary of State John Kerry shake hands before their meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul.
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South Korean President Park Geun-hye and US Secretary of State John Kerry shake hands before their meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi smiles as she watches a performance of an artist troupe from the Free Funeral Service Society at the gate of her residence in Yangon.
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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi smiles as she watches a performance of an artist troupe from the Free Funeral Service Society at the gate of her residence in Yangon.

People walk behind the automaton `Mounted Turk` (Augsburg,late 16th century) of the new permanent exhibition of the Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon (Maths and Physics) at the Dresden Zwinger in Dresden, eastern Germany.
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People walk behind the automaton `Mounted Turk` (Augsburg,late 16th century) of the new permanent exhibition of the Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon (Maths and Physics) at the Dresden Zwinger in Dresden, eastern Germany.

Members of the Yemeni al-Houthi Shiite rebel group burn an effigy of a US aircraft during a demonstration to protest against the US and Saudi interference in Yemen, after Friday prayer in Sanaa, Yemen.
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Members of the Yemeni al-Houthi Shiite rebel group burn an effigy of a US aircraft during a demonstration to protest against the US and Saudi interference in Yemen, after Friday prayer in Sanaa, Yemen.

A table lamp called `Broken Egg` designed by German designer Ingo Mauer is displayed at Milan`s Design Fair in Italy.
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A table lamp called `Broken Egg` designed by German designer Ingo Mauer is displayed at Milan`s Design Fair in Italy.