Day in Pics: 12th May

May 12, 2014, 08:56 AM IST
Laura Jordan wears a red ribbon with her hat decorated with initials of Natalie Lewis and Ginny Doyle before the University of Richmond`s Commencement Ceremony in Richmond, Va.
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Laura Jordan wears a red ribbon with her hat decorated with initials of Natalie Lewis and Ginny Doyle before the University of Richmond`s Commencement Ceremony in Richmond, Va.

Pro-Russian people shout slogans supporting the referendums in eastern Ukraine and demanding a similar action for their town in Odessa, Ukraine, during a protest joined by hundreds.
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Pro-Russian people shout slogans supporting the referendums in eastern Ukraine and demanding a similar action for their town in Odessa, Ukraine, during a protest joined by hundreds.

Lithuania`s President Dalia Grybauskaite speaks to the media after winning the first round of the country`s presidential election, in Vilnius, Lithuania.
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Lithuania`s President Dalia Grybauskaite speaks to the media after winning the first round of the country`s presidential election, in Vilnius, Lithuania.

First lady Michelle Obama and Sen. Mary Landrieu, left, D-La., meet with spouses of Veterans at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.
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First lady Michelle Obama and Sen. Mary Landrieu, left, D-La., meet with spouses of Veterans at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.

Connie Buggs, left, and Nancy Dupree, who both lost family members in the April 28, 2014, tornado attend a community memorial service for the 10 Winston County residents killed in Louisville, Miss.
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Connie Buggs, left, and Nancy Dupree, who both lost family members in the April 28, 2014, tornado attend a community memorial service for the 10 Winston County residents killed in Louisville, Miss.

A Parrot Bebop drone flies during a demonstration at a Parrot event in San Francisco.
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A Parrot Bebop drone flies during a demonstration at a Parrot event in San Francisco.

A boy controls the ball as he trains on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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A boy controls the ball as he trains on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Maria Sharapova from Russia returns the ball during her Madrid Open tennis tournament final match against Simona Halep from Romania.
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Maria Sharapova from Russia returns the ball during her Madrid Open tennis tournament final match against Simona Halep from Romania.

Will Routley, of Canada, a rider fir Optum Pro Cycling, smiles as he receives kisses after winning the King of the Mountain Jersey of Stage I of the Tour of California cycling race, in Sacramento, Calif.
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Will Routley, of Canada, a rider fir Optum Pro Cycling, smiles as he receives kisses after winning the King of the Mountain Jersey of Stage I of the Tour of California cycling race, in Sacramento, Calif.

Rafael Nadal from Spain, centre, displays his trophy, as he poses with the ball girls, after the Madrid Open tennis tournament men`s final match against Kei Nishikori from Japan.
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Rafael Nadal from Spain, centre, displays his trophy, as he poses with the ball girls, after the Madrid Open tennis tournament men`s final match against Kei Nishikori from Japan.

Maria Sharapova from Russia celebrates her victory holding her trophy during a Madrid Open tennis tournament final match against Simona Halep from Romania.
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Maria Sharapova from Russia celebrates her victory holding her trophy during a Madrid Open tennis tournament final match against Simona Halep from Romania.

A woman carries her child while casting her vote on the final day of polling in Kamalgaji, on the outskirts of Kolkata.
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A woman carries her child while casting her vote on the final day of polling in Kamalgaji, on the outskirts of Kolkata.

Imran Khan, head of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf or Movement for Justice, raises his arm for his supporters during a rally in Islamabad.
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Imran Khan, head of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf or Movement for Justice, raises his arm for his supporters during a rally in Islamabad.

Marguerites stand on a field near Frankfurt, Germany.
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Marguerites stand on a field near Frankfurt, Germany.

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, right, meets Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Tehran, Iran.
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Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, right, meets Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Tehran, Iran.

Smoke billows after Taliban fighters stormed a government building in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Smoke billows after Taliban fighters stormed a government building in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan.

Managing Director Nokia India P. Balaji displays Lumia 630 mobile phones during its launch in New Delhi.
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Managing Director Nokia India P. Balaji displays Lumia 630 mobile phones during its launch in New Delhi.

Victoria Beckham carries a baby of a fan upon arrival at the On Pedder store in Singapore. Beckham is here to launch a personal selection of her Spring/Summer 2014, Pre-Autumn/Winter 2014 and ICON collections.
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Victoria Beckham carries a baby of a fan upon arrival at the On Pedder store in Singapore. Beckham is here to launch a personal selection of her Spring/Summer 2014, Pre-Autumn/Winter 2014 and ICON collections.

Serena Williams, of the United States, attends a press conference ahead of her participation to the Italian open tennis tournament, in Rome.
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Serena Williams, of the United States, attends a press conference ahead of her participation to the Italian open tennis tournament, in Rome.

Children react as Oscar Pistorius, left, leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa.
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Children react as Oscar Pistorius, left, leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa.

Denmark`s Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary follow soldiers during the wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland.
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Denmark`s Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary follow soldiers during the wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland.

A Sri Lankan nurse smiles at another during a demonstration as they mark International Nurses Day in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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A Sri Lankan nurse smiles at another during a demonstration as they mark International Nurses Day in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee comes out of a polling booth after casting her vote for Lok Sabha polls in Kolkata.
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West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee comes out of a polling booth after casting her vote for Lok Sabha polls in Kolkata.