Day in Pics: 12th July

Jul 12, 2013, 07:54 AM IST
Traditional healer Dimakatso Matjele, center, who says she received instructions from her ancestors to go and pray for Nelson Mandela and so travelled to the hospital from her home in Qwa Qwa.
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Traditional healer Dimakatso Matjele, center, who says she received instructions from her ancestors to go and pray for Nelson Mandela and so travelled to the hospital from her home in Qwa Qwa.

Police officers and soldiers give orders to others as they are deployed outside Tanjung Gusta prison that was partially set ablaze by inmates during a prison riot in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia.
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Police officers and soldiers give orders to others as they are deployed outside Tanjung Gusta prison that was partially set ablaze by inmates during a prison riot in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia.

A young snow leopard waits in the enclosure in the Zoo de Servion, in Servion, Switzerland.
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A young snow leopard waits in the enclosure in the Zoo de Servion, in Servion, Switzerland.

The Carpenter 1 fire burns in the mountains behind the Red Rock Conservation Area visitor center near Las Vegas.
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The Carpenter 1 fire burns in the mountains behind the Red Rock Conservation Area visitor center near Las Vegas.

Disney Channel teen actress Peyton List poses for photographers on the 86th floor observation deck at The Empire State Building, in New York.
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Disney Channel teen actress Peyton List poses for photographers on the 86th floor observation deck at The Empire State Building, in New York.

A demonstrator holds up a banner that reads in Portuguese
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A demonstrator holds up a banner that reads in Portuguese "Hunger, misery and oppression. Brazil is the five-time champion. Cup for Whom?" in Brasilia, Brazil.

Loyalists attend a bonfire in the Sandy Row area of Belfast, Northern Ireland. Hundreds of fires were set alight Thursday as loyalists celebrate the July 12, remembering the defeat of the Catholic King James, by the Protestant William of Orange in 1690.
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Loyalists attend a bonfire in the Sandy Row area of Belfast, Northern Ireland. Hundreds of fires were set alight Thursday as loyalists celebrate the July 12, remembering the defeat of the Catholic King James, by the Protestant William of Orange in 1690.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni and teammate Virat Kohli hold the trophy after winning the final match of the Tri-Nation cricket series in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. India beat Sri Lanka by one wicket with two balls remaining.
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni and teammate Virat Kohli hold the trophy after winning the final match of the Tri-Nation cricket series in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. India beat Sri Lanka by one wicket with two balls remaining.

Serinda Swan arrives at the LA premiere of
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Serinda Swan arrives at the LA premiere of "Red 2" at the Westwood Village, in Los Angeles.

Massive waves from the winds of approaching Typhoon Soulik break on the harbor in Toucheng, Taiwan. Taiwan is closing schools and deploying soldiers to help with evacuations Friday as Typhoon Soulik threatens to bring strong winds and heavy rains to the island.
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Massive waves from the winds of approaching Typhoon Soulik break on the harbor in Toucheng, Taiwan. Taiwan is closing schools and deploying soldiers to help with evacuations Friday as Typhoon Soulik threatens to bring strong winds and heavy rains to the island.

A French paratroopers land on Concorde Plaza during a rehearsal of The French Bastille Day or National Day at the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris.
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A French paratroopers land on Concorde Plaza during a rehearsal of The French Bastille Day or National Day at the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris.

Delhi municipal workers clean water from a fountain at Raisina hills as monsoon clouds are hanging over the sky in New Delhi.
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Delhi municipal workers clean water from a fountain at Raisina hills as monsoon clouds are hanging over the sky in New Delhi.

A Pakistani police officer stands guard as people proceed to offer Friday prayers at a local mosque in Peshawar.
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A Pakistani police officer stands guard as people proceed to offer Friday prayers at a local mosque in Peshawar.

England`s Kevin Pietersen raises his bat as he reaches 50 on the third day of the opening Ashes series cricket match against Australia at Trent Bridge cricket ground, Nottingham, England.
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England`s Kevin Pietersen raises his bat as he reaches 50 on the third day of the opening Ashes series cricket match against Australia at Trent Bridge cricket ground, Nottingham, England.

A runner is gored by an
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A runner is gored by an "El Pilar" fighting bull during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain.

Municipality workers chant slogans during a protest, against new austerity cuts that will affect thousands of public sector workers, in Athens.
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Municipality workers chant slogans during a protest, against new austerity cuts that will affect thousands of public sector workers, in Athens.

Martin Demichelis of Argentina holds up his new shirt during his presentation at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain after signing for Atletico Madrid.
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Martin Demichelis of Argentina holds up his new shirt during his presentation at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain after signing for Atletico Madrid.

A peacock shows its feathers at a garden in Grand Hallet, 60 kilometers (37 miles) east of Brussels, Belgium.
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A peacock shows its feathers at a garden in Grand Hallet, 60 kilometers (37 miles) east of Brussels, Belgium.

An opponent of ousted Egypt`s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi shows a banner in Tahrir square, in Cairo, Egypt. The unseating of Morsi followed demonstrations by millions of Egyptians against his rule.
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An opponent of ousted Egypt`s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi shows a banner in Tahrir square, in Cairo, Egypt. The unseating of Morsi followed demonstrations by millions of Egyptians against his rule.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama gestures before delivering a sermon during a religious congregation at the Dzongar Chodhe Monastery in Gurupura, 210 kilometers (131 miles) southwest of Bangalore.
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama gestures before delivering a sermon during a religious congregation at the Dzongar Chodhe Monastery in Gurupura, 210 kilometers (131 miles) southwest of Bangalore.

Australia`s Ashton Agar celebrates after taking the wicket of England`s Jonny Bairstow,  caught on 15 by Brad Haddin on the third day of the opening Ashes series cricket match at Trent Bridge cricket ground, Nottingham, England.
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Australia`s Ashton Agar celebrates after taking the wicket of England`s Jonny Bairstow, caught on 15 by Brad Haddin on the third day of the opening Ashes series cricket match at Trent Bridge cricket ground, Nottingham, England.

A girl wearing a raincoat wades through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai.
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A girl wearing a raincoat wades through a flooded street as it rains in Mumbai.