Day in Pics: 15th April

Apr 15, 2013, 08:54 AM IST
Adam Scott, of Australia, celebrates with caddie Steve Williams after making a birdie putt on the second playoff hole to win the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga.
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Adam Scott, of Australia, celebrates with caddie Steve Williams after making a birdie putt on the second playoff hole to win the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga.

Chavista militants and soldiers try to calm down a group of government supporters as opposition supporters take cover in the background, outside a a polling station that closed after remaining open about 20 minutes past the allotted time, in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Chavista militants and soldiers try to calm down a group of government supporters as opposition supporters take cover in the background, outside a a polling station that closed after remaining open about 20 minutes past the allotted time, in Caracas, Venezuela.

River Plate`s Gabriel Funes Mori celebrates after scoring against Arsenal during an Argentina`s league soccer match in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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River Plate`s Gabriel Funes Mori celebrates after scoring against Arsenal during an Argentina`s league soccer match in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

A Bangladeshi Hindu devotee carries a child as he hangs in a rope with hooks pierced in his back as part of a ritual during the Charak Puja festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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A Bangladeshi Hindu devotee carries a child as he hangs in a rope with hooks pierced in his back as part of a ritual during the Charak Puja festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Protesters wearing shirts that read
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Protesters wearing shirts that read "No to the Gold Mine" clap their hands as they protest in front of a police station in Thessaloniki, Greece.

US Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a policy speech at Tokyo Institute of Technology in Tokyo.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a policy speech at Tokyo Institute of Technology in Tokyo.

This photo shows Won Shin, of Mukilteo, Wash. who was among the four who made it off the mountain first. Shin, was among the group of 12 snowshoers who were on Red Mountain at the time of the avalanche.
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This photo shows Won Shin, of Mukilteo, Wash. who was among the four who made it off the mountain first. Shin, was among the group of 12 snowshoers who were on Red Mountain at the time of the avalanche.

Anti-war activists wearing military clothes of a North, left, and South Korea hug each other during a rally to mark Global Day of Action on Military Spending in front of the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea.
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Anti-war activists wearing military clothes of a North, left, and South Korea hug each other during a rally to mark Global Day of Action on Military Spending in front of the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea.

Nobel laureate and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, receives a title of honorary fellow from President of Kyoto University Hiroshi Matsumoto at Kyoto University where she studied nearly three decades ago, in Kyoto.
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Nobel laureate and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, receives a title of honorary fellow from President of Kyoto University Hiroshi Matsumoto at Kyoto University where she studied nearly three decades ago, in Kyoto.

British forces` officers escort a Union Jack-draped coffin on a gun carriage drawn by the King`s Troop Royal Artillery during a rehearsal for the upcoming funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in central London.
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British forces` officers escort a Union Jack-draped coffin on a gun carriage drawn by the King`s Troop Royal Artillery during a rehearsal for the upcoming funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in central London.

Nepalese devotees, covered in vermilion powder, beat drums and dance during Sindur Jatra festival in Thimi, on the outskirts of Katmandu.
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Nepalese devotees, covered in vermilion powder, beat drums and dance during Sindur Jatra festival in Thimi, on the outskirts of Katmandu.

South Korean protesters burn effigies of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, and late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung at an anti-North Korea protest on the birthday of Kim Il Sung in Seoul, South Korea.
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South Korean protesters burn effigies of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, and late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung at an anti-North Korea protest on the birthday of Kim Il Sung in Seoul, South Korea.

Activists dressed as injured orangutans take part in a protest demanding that Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to take immediate action to save the animal outside the Presidential Palace in Jakarta.
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Activists dressed as injured orangutans take part in a protest demanding that Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to take immediate action to save the animal outside the Presidential Palace in Jakarta.

Revelers on vehicles are sprayed with water during traditional Thingyan celebrations in Yangon, Myanmar.
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Revelers on vehicles are sprayed with water during traditional Thingyan celebrations in Yangon, Myanmar.

Civilians gather at the scene of a car bomb attack in the east Baghdad neighborhood of Kamaliya, Iraq.
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Civilians gather at the scene of a car bomb attack in the east Baghdad neighborhood of Kamaliya, Iraq.

An Indian man seeks blessings from a priest during Bengali New Year celebrations in Kolkata.
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An Indian man seeks blessings from a priest during Bengali New Year celebrations in Kolkata.

Afghans burn a U.S. flag during a demonstration in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, condemning last week`s air strike in Kunar.
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Afghans burn a U.S. flag during a demonstration in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, condemning last week`s air strike in Kunar.

Kashmiris hold portraits of their relatives in various prisons during a protest in Srinagar.
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Kashmiris hold portraits of their relatives in various prisons during a protest in Srinagar.

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck entertain visitors in front of Cinderella Castle during a special performance to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the opening of Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, east of Tokyo.
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Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck entertain visitors in front of Cinderella Castle during a special performance to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the opening of Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, east of Tokyo.

Pope Francis is presented with a jersey of the Spanish national soccer team during his private audience with Spain`s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and his wife Elvira Fernandez Balboa at the Vatican.
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Pope Francis is presented with a jersey of the Spanish national soccer team during his private audience with Spain`s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and his wife Elvira Fernandez Balboa at the Vatican.

Fidel Castro shakes hands with former soccer star Diego Maradona in Havana, Cuba.
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Fidel Castro shakes hands with former soccer star Diego Maradona in Havana, Cuba.

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama puts a cap on, during an event at the UNIL, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. The Dalai Lama pays a four day visit to Switzerland.
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Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama puts a cap on, during an event at the UNIL, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. The Dalai Lama pays a four day visit to Switzerland.

Pakistan`s former President and military ruler Pervez Musharraf arrives to present party manifesto leaflets to candidates at his residence in Islamabad.
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Pakistan`s former President and military ruler Pervez Musharraf arrives to present party manifesto leaflets to candidates at his residence in Islamabad.