Day in Pics: 14th May

May 14, 2014, 09:08 AM IST
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Women attend a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped schoolgirls of the Chibok secondary school, in Abuja, Nigeria.

Women attend a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped schoolgirls of the Chibok secondary school, in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Secretary of State John Kerry reacts to a question during a joint press availability with Italy`s Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini at the State Department in Washington.

Secretary of State John Kerry reacts to a question during a joint press availability with Italy`s Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini at the State Department in Washington.

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President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to former Army Sgt. Kyle J. White during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to former Army Sgt. Kyle J. White during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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Billowing smoke rises from flames as firefighters begin the trek up the hills to battle a wild fire, in San Diego.

Billowing smoke rises from flames as firefighters begin the trek up the hills to battle a wild fire, in San Diego.

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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, speaks with Emma Watson at a dinner to celebrate the work of The Royal Marsden at Windsor Castle, England.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, speaks with Emma Watson at a dinner to celebrate the work of The Royal Marsden at Windsor Castle, England.

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GUJARAT CHIEF MINISTER AND BJP`S PM CANDIDATE NARENDRA MODI IS PRESENTED WITH A BOUQUET BY THE PARTY`S STATE UNIT CHIEF RC FALDU AT A MEETING OF PARTY MLAS IN GANDHINAGAR.

GUJARAT CHIEF MINISTER AND BJP`S PM CANDIDATE NARENDRA MODI IS PRESENTED WITH A BOUQUET BY THE PARTY`S STATE UNIT CHIEF RC FALDU AT A MEETING OF PARTY MLAS IN GANDHINAGAR.

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Cheer girls perform during an IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals in Ranchi.

Cheer girls perform during an IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals in Ranchi.

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Family members cry as they wait outside a hospital hours after an explosion and fire at a coal mine killed at least 17 miners and left up to 300 workers trapped underground, in Soma, in western Turkey.

Family members cry as they wait outside a hospital hours after an explosion and fire at a coal mine killed at least 17 miners and left up to 300 workers trapped underground, in Soma, in western Turkey.

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A poster on a Johannesburg school fence calls for the release of the kidnapped girls in Nigeria.

A poster on a Johannesburg school fence calls for the release of the kidnapped girls in Nigeria.

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Dust rises as the Russian Soyuz TMA-11M space capsule, left, stands on the ground just after landing, some 150 kilometers (93 miles) southeast of town Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

Dust rises as the Russian Soyuz TMA-11M space capsule, left, stands on the ground just after landing, some 150 kilometers (93 miles) southeast of town Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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A Sri Lankan Buddhist devotee prays during religious observances on the day of Vesak, or Buddha Purnima, festival at a temple in Colombo.

A Sri Lankan Buddhist devotee prays during religious observances on the day of Vesak, or Buddha Purnima, festival at a temple in Colombo.

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A picture of American actor Aaron Paul is positioned by Faye Nixon as the seating plan is arranged during a rehearsal ahead of the British Academy Television Awards taking place at the Theatre Royal in London.

A picture of American actor Aaron Paul is positioned by Faye Nixon as the seating plan is arranged during a rehearsal ahead of the British Academy Television Awards taking place at the Theatre Royal in London.

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Rescue workers carry a rescued miner from the mine in Soma, western Turkey. Rescuers desperately raced against time to reach more than 200 miners trapped underground Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least 205 workers, authorities said.

Rescue workers carry a rescued miner from the mine in Soma, western Turkey. Rescuers desperately raced against time to reach more than 200 miners trapped underground Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least 205 workers, authorities said.

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Pope Francis is caressed by faithful in St. Peter`s Square during the weekly general audience, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis is caressed by faithful in St. Peter`s Square during the weekly general audience, at the Vatican.

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A woman customer holds a sari printed with a portrait of Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at a garments shop in Mumbai.

A woman customer holds a sari printed with a portrait of Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at a garments shop in Mumbai.

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A man holds signs protesting against the Dalai Lama in Frankfurt, Germany. Around hundred western Buddhists and Tibetans called on the Dalai Lama to end discrimination and allow freedom of religion.

A man holds signs protesting against the Dalai Lama in Frankfurt, Germany. Around hundred western Buddhists and Tibetans called on the Dalai Lama to end discrimination and allow freedom of religion.

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An anti-government protester poses for a picture with a life-size figure of protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban in Bangkok, Thailand.

An anti-government protester poses for a picture with a life-size figure of protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Hindu devotees taking holy dip at Sangam on the occasion of Buddha Purnima in Allahabad.

Hindu devotees taking holy dip at Sangam on the occasion of Buddha Purnima in Allahabad.

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BJP President Rajnath Singh with party leader Sushma Swaraj after a meeting at her residence in New Delhi.

BJP President Rajnath Singh with party leader Sushma Swaraj after a meeting at her residence in New Delhi.

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