Day in Pics: 15th August

Aug 15, 2014, 10:20 AM IST
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Serena Williams serves against Flavia Pennetta, from Italy, during a match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.

Serena Williams serves against Flavia Pennetta, from Italy, during a match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament.

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Pakistani anti-goverment cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, center, gestures ahead of a march to Islamabad from Lahore, Pakistan.

Pakistani anti-goverment cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, center, gestures ahead of a march to Islamabad from Lahore, Pakistan.

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Supporter of Haiti`s former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide burns tires at a barricade on the street during a protest to support him in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Supporter of Haiti`s former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide burns tires at a barricade on the street during a protest to support him in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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Demonstrators peacefully gather, at the site where Michael Brown was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, Mo.

Demonstrators peacefully gather, at the site where Michael Brown was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, Mo.

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A sand sculpture on eve of Indipendance day at Puri beach.

A sand sculpture on eve of Indipendance day at Puri beach.

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A huge floating Sea Turtle sculpture drifts past the Opera House and Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia.

A huge floating Sea Turtle sculpture drifts past the Opera House and Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia.

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Pope Francis, kisses a child upon his arrival for the mass of the Assumption of Mary at Daejeon World Cup stadium in Daejeon, south of Seoul, South Korea.

Pope Francis, kisses a child upon his arrival for the mass of the Assumption of Mary at Daejeon World Cup stadium in Daejeon, south of Seoul, South Korea.

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Supporters of Pakistan`s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, chant slogans, while waiting for other supporters marching to Islamabad from Lahore, in Islamabad.

Supporters of Pakistan`s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, chant slogans, while waiting for other supporters marching to Islamabad from Lahore, in Islamabad.

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An Indian army officer drives through a burning ring as he performs a daredevil stunt during Independence Day celebrations in Bangalore.

An Indian army officer drives through a burning ring as he performs a daredevil stunt during Independence Day celebrations in Bangalore.

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Policemen stand guard at a temporary check point during curfew in Srinagar.

Policemen stand guard at a temporary check point during curfew in Srinagar.

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Ukrainian soldiers rest in their self-propelled guns as an army column of military vehicles prepares to roll to a frontline near Illovaisk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine.

Ukrainian soldiers rest in their self-propelled guns as an army column of military vehicles prepares to roll to a frontline near Illovaisk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine.

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Pakistani cricketer Younis Khan bats as Sri Lanka`s Niroshan Dickwella watches during the second day of the second test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Pakistani cricketer Younis Khan bats as Sri Lanka`s Niroshan Dickwella watches during the second day of the second test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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The Elio, a three-wheeled prototype vehicle, is shown in traffic in Royal Oak, Mich.

The Elio, a three-wheeled prototype vehicle, is shown in traffic in Royal Oak, Mich.

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Jharhand Governor Syed Ahmed faints while addressing an Independence Day function in Dumka.

Jharhand Governor Syed Ahmed faints while addressing an Independence Day function in Dumka.

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Julie Wier, middle, and Alicia Ramirez, right, observe a moment of silence during a vigil for victims of police brutality at the Capitol in Austin, Texas.

Julie Wier, middle, and Alicia Ramirez, right, observe a moment of silence during a vigil for victims of police brutality at the Capitol in Austin, Texas.

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Bikers and spectators gathered to watch the Qiantang tidal bore run as a wave crashes inland on the banks of the Qiantang River in Hangzhou in east China`s Zhejiang province.

Bikers and spectators gathered to watch the Qiantang tidal bore run as a wave crashes inland on the banks of the Qiantang River in Hangzhou in east China`s Zhejiang province.

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Devotees carry a Ganesh idol to the pandal for the upcomming Ganesh festival in Mumbai.

Devotees carry a Ganesh idol to the pandal for the upcomming Ganesh festival in Mumbai.

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