Day in Pics: 15th April

Apr 15, 2014, 08:39 AM IST
People protest outside the mayor`s office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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People protest outside the mayor`s office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

A cake is presented in honor of Charlotte Observer editorial cartoonist Kevin Siers after it was announced that Siers had been awarded the Pulitzer Award for Editorial Cartooning in Charlotte, N.C.
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A cake is presented in honor of Charlotte Observer editorial cartoonist Kevin Siers after it was announced that Siers had been awarded the Pulitzer Award for Editorial Cartooning in Charlotte, N.C.

From left, Brazil`s Ambassador to the US Mauro L.I. Vieira, Vice President Joe Biden, and Secretary of State John Kerry, look at the FIFA World Cup trophy, the actual trophy that will be awarded to the winner of this year’s World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil, during an unveiling ceremony at the State Department in Washington.
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From left, Brazil`s Ambassador to the US Mauro L.I. Vieira, Vice President Joe Biden, and Secretary of State John Kerry, look at the FIFA World Cup trophy, the actual trophy that will be awarded to the winner of this year’s World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil, during an unveiling ceremony at the State Department in Washington.

British Athlete Mo Farah, left, peers through the arms of one of the two wax figures created in his likeness, during a photo call at Madame Tussauds in central London.
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British Athlete Mo Farah, left, peers through the arms of one of the two wax figures created in his likeness, during a photo call at Madame Tussauds in central London.

Connecticut`s Bria Hartley, left, and Stefanie Dolson, hold up a Washington Mystics jersey after Hartley was traded from the Seattle Storm to the Washington Mystics to play with Dolson in the WNBA basketball draft in, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn.
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Connecticut`s Bria Hartley, left, and Stefanie Dolson, hold up a Washington Mystics jersey after Hartley was traded from the Seattle Storm to the Washington Mystics to play with Dolson in the WNBA basketball draft in, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn.

President Barack Obama embraces Dr. Joel C. Hunter, senior pastor of Northland, A Church Distributed, in Longwood, Fla., during the Easter Prayer Breakfast, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama embraces Dr. Joel C. Hunter, senior pastor of Northland, A Church Distributed, in Longwood, Fla., during the Easter Prayer Breakfast, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

First lady Michelle Obama has stickers placed on her face by 20-month-old Lily Oppelt, as her parents Amy and Sgt. Lucas Oppelt, far right, from Indiana, watch during her visit with Wounded Warriors being cared for at the Fisher House at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.
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First lady Michelle Obama has stickers placed on her face by 20-month-old Lily Oppelt, as her parents Amy and Sgt. Lucas Oppelt, far right, from Indiana, watch during her visit with Wounded Warriors being cared for at the Fisher House at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

France`s President Francois Hollande poses for photographers with Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi prior to a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris.
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France`s President Francois Hollande poses for photographers with Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi prior to a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

Devotees surround Hindu priests with deities of Ganesha, the elephant-headed God, and Goddess of wealth Laxmi to perform rituals to mark Bengali New Year in Kolkata.
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Devotees surround Hindu priests with deities of Ganesha, the elephant-headed God, and Goddess of wealth Laxmi to perform rituals to mark Bengali New Year in Kolkata.

Nepalese men throw sindoor, or vermillion powder to celebrate Sindoor Jatra festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal.
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Nepalese men throw sindoor, or vermillion powder to celebrate Sindoor Jatra festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal.

Penitents from `Cristo de la Buena Muerte` or `Good Dead Christ` brotherhood take part in a procession in Zamora, Spain. Hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week.
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Penitents from `Cristo de la Buena Muerte` or `Good Dead Christ` brotherhood take part in a procession in Zamora, Spain. Hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week.

A woman walk past burnt out buses at the scene of an explosion at a bus park in Abuja, Nigeria.
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A woman walk past burnt out buses at the scene of an explosion at a bus park in Abuja, Nigeria.

Supporters place a garland on President of Bharatiya Janata Party Rajnath Singh during an election campaign in Udhampur.
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Supporters place a garland on President of Bharatiya Janata Party Rajnath Singh during an election campaign in Udhampur.

The moon glows a red hue during a total lunar eclipse as seen from the Milwaukee area. Tuesday`s eclipse is the first of four total lunar eclipses that will take place between 2014 to 2015.
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The moon glows a red hue during a total lunar eclipse as seen from the Milwaukee area. Tuesday`s eclipse is the first of four total lunar eclipses that will take place between 2014 to 2015.

Indian eunuchs dance after Supreme Court’s verdict recognizing third gender category in Nagpur.
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Indian eunuchs dance after Supreme Court’s verdict recognizing third gender category in Nagpur.

Security personnel return with their luggage as polling officials carry electronic voting machines after collecting them from a distribution center ahead of the fifth phase of Indian parliamentary elections in Udhampur, Jammu.
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Security personnel return with their luggage as polling officials carry electronic voting machines after collecting them from a distribution center ahead of the fifth phase of Indian parliamentary elections in Udhampur, Jammu.

A girl laughs as she waits to participate in a procession during Hanuman Jayanti in New Delhi.
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A girl laughs as she waits to participate in a procession during Hanuman Jayanti in New Delhi.