Day in Pics: 13th May

May 13, 2014, 08:36 AM IST
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Portland Trail Blazers fan Jacob Weis watches practice before Game 4 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in Portland, Ore.

Portland Trail Blazers fan Jacob Weis watches practice before Game 4 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in Portland, Ore.

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A statue of Our Lady of Fatima is carried during a candle light vigil at the Fatima Sanctuary, in Fatima, Portugal. Every year on May 12 and 13 thousands of Catholic pilgrims arrive to Fatima Sanctuary to attend Masses and pray in honor of the Virgin Mary, where it is believed she was witnessed by three shepherd children in 1917.

A statue of Our Lady of Fatima is carried during a candle light vigil at the Fatima Sanctuary, in Fatima, Portugal. Every year on May 12 and 13 thousands of Catholic pilgrims arrive to Fatima Sanctuary to attend Masses and pray in honor of the Virgin Mary, where it is believed she was witnessed by three shepherd children in 1917.

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A Buddhist devotee holds an oil lamp as he offers prayers on Wesak Day at the Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur.

A Buddhist devotee holds an oil lamp as he offers prayers on Wesak Day at the Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur.

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An anti-government protester cheers to a speech during a rally outside the Parliament in Bangkok, Thailand.

An anti-government protester cheers to a speech during a rally outside the Parliament in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Bolivarian National Guards fire teargas at anti-government demonstrators demanding the release of arrested students in Caracas, Venezuela.

Bolivarian National Guards fire teargas at anti-government demonstrators demanding the release of arrested students in Caracas, Venezuela.

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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden applaud a during a ceremony honoring the 2014 National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) TOP COPS recipients in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden applaud a during a ceremony honoring the 2014 National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) TOP COPS recipients in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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First lady Michelle Obama reaches for Avery Noelle Brindley as she visits a crafts table during the annual Mother’s Day Tea to honor military mothers, at White House in Washington, hosted by the first lady and Jill Biden.

First lady Michelle Obama reaches for Avery Noelle Brindley as she visits a crafts table during the annual Mother’s Day Tea to honor military mothers, at White House in Washington, hosted by the first lady and Jill Biden.

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In this frame grab from television helicopter video, a home bursts into flames in Brentwood, N.H. Shots were fired just before the fire, which involved a police officer, according to the New Hampshire State Police.

In this frame grab from television helicopter video, a home bursts into flames in Brentwood, N.H. Shots were fired just before the fire, which involved a police officer, according to the New Hampshire State Police.

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Protesters shout slogans during a march around the Diet building in Tokyo. They gathered around Parliament protesting against the Japanese government`s plan to reform constitution to enable an expanded role for the military. The placards read: `Exercise of the right of collective self-defense equals a war.`

Protesters shout slogans during a march around the Diet building in Tokyo. They gathered around Parliament protesting against the Japanese government`s plan to reform constitution to enable an expanded role for the military. The placards read: `Exercise of the right of collective self-defense equals a war.`

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South Koreans cover their faces while escaping from smoke during an emergency fire drill in Seoul.

South Koreans cover their faces while escaping from smoke during an emergency fire drill in Seoul.

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A Buddhist devotee pours water to a Bayan tree over a Buddha statue at Shwedagon Pagoda during the Full Moon Day of Kasone, known as Buddha`s Birthday, in Yangon.

A Buddhist devotee pours water to a Bayan tree over a Buddha statue at Shwedagon Pagoda during the Full Moon Day of Kasone, known as Buddha`s Birthday, in Yangon.

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A woman addresses the crowd, as others hold placards saying: Bring back our girls, during a rally at the Trocadero, in front of the Eiffel Tower, to show support for the release of the kidnapped girls in Nigeria in Paris.

A woman addresses the crowd, as others hold placards saying: Bring back our girls, during a rally at the Trocadero, in front of the Eiffel Tower, to show support for the release of the kidnapped girls in Nigeria in Paris.

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A Blackberry Z3 smartphone is shown by a model during its launch in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Z3 is priced at (US$200) in the country.

A Blackberry Z3 smartphone is shown by a model during its launch in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Z3 is priced at (US$200) in the country.

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Manchester United`s Rio Ferdinand takes a `selfie` upon arrival at the Changi International Airport in Singapore.

Manchester United`s Rio Ferdinand takes a `selfie` upon arrival at the Changi International Airport in Singapore.

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A woman holds her baby and a poster reading `Bring Back our Girls` during a rally at the Trocadero, in front of the Eiffel Tower, to support the release of the kidnapped girls in Nigeria, in Paris.

A woman holds her baby and a poster reading `Bring Back our Girls` during a rally at the Trocadero, in front of the Eiffel Tower, to support the release of the kidnapped girls in Nigeria, in Paris.

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A Thai Buddhist carrying a lotus bud prays in front of Marble Temple in Bangkok as part of Wesaka Bucha activities. Wesaka Bucha, the most important Buddhist holy day of the year, marks the birth, enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha.

A Thai Buddhist carrying a lotus bud prays in front of Marble Temple in Bangkok as part of Wesaka Bucha activities. Wesaka Bucha, the most important Buddhist holy day of the year, marks the birth, enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha.

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An Iraqi policeman stands near burning vehicles moments after one in a series of bombs hit the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City, in Baghdad, Iraq.

An Iraqi policeman stands near burning vehicles moments after one in a series of bombs hit the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City, in Baghdad, Iraq.

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