Day in Pics: 15th January

Jan 15, 2013, 08:38 AM IST
Jimmy Greene, foreground left, Nelba Marquez-Greene, center, parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim Ana Marquez-Greene, and Nicole Hockley, right, mother of victim Dylan Hockley, react during a news conference at Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, Conn.
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Jimmy Greene, foreground left, Nelba Marquez-Greene, center, parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim Ana Marquez-Greene, and Nicole Hockley, right, mother of victim Dylan Hockley, react during a news conference at Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, Conn.

Lucio Alvarez and co-driver Bernardo Graue, both of Argentina, race their Toyota with a broken windshield across a creek during the 9th stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally from Tucuman to Cordoba, Argentina.
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Lucio Alvarez and co-driver Bernardo Graue, both of Argentina, race their Toyota with a broken windshield across a creek during the 9th stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally from Tucuman to Cordoba, Argentina.

Pakistani police officers stand guards on a shipping container placed to block the supporters of Pakistani Sunni Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, to enter into high security area Red Zone during an anti government rally in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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Pakistani police officers stand guards on a shipping container placed to block the supporters of Pakistani Sunni Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, to enter into high security area Red Zone during an anti government rally in Islamabad, Pakistan.

A model poses with the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte at media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
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A model poses with the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte at media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

White roses with the faces of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are displayed on a telephone pole near the school on the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting that left 26 dead, including 20 children in Newtown, Conn.
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White roses with the faces of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are displayed on a telephone pole near the school on the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting that left 26 dead, including 20 children in Newtown, Conn.

Supporters of Lebanese Georges Ibrahim Abdullah, who has been jailed in France for 28 years, holds up his portrait with Arabic that reads,
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Supporters of Lebanese Georges Ibrahim Abdullah, who has been jailed in France for 28 years, holds up his portrait with Arabic that reads, "I`m Georges Abdullah," as they chant slogans during a protest in front the French embassy demanding his immediate release, in Beirut.

Supporters of Pakistani Sunni Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, chant anti-government slogans during a rally in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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Supporters of Pakistani Sunni Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, chant anti-government slogans during a rally in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, center, reviews honor guards during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow, Russia.
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Visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, center, reviews honor guards during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow, Russia.

Somdev Devvarman is photographed outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground, in Melbourne, Australia.
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Somdev Devvarman is photographed outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground, in Melbourne, Australia.

Protesters gather at the Philippine Supreme Court for rally for an extension of a temporary restraining order issued by the High Court on the new Cybercrime Law, in Manila, Philippines.
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Protesters gather at the Philippine Supreme Court for rally for an extension of a temporary restraining order issued by the High Court on the new Cybercrime Law, in Manila, Philippines.

Hindu holy men talk sitting outside their camp at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati during the Maha Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad.
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Hindu holy men talk sitting outside their camp at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati during the Maha Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad.

Bangladesh’s largest Islamic party and the main opposition Jamaat-e-Islami shout slogans during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh’s largest Islamic party and the main opposition Jamaat-e-Islami shout slogans during a protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Pedestrians walk through the snow protected by their umbrellas during heavy snowfalls, in Geneva, Switzerland.
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Pedestrians walk through the snow protected by their umbrellas during heavy snowfalls, in Geneva, Switzerland.

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, left, meets with Portugal`s Foreign Minister Paulo Portas at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Lisbon, Portugal
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US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, left, meets with Portugal`s Foreign Minister Paulo Portas at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Lisbon, Portugal

A man wades through a flooded street in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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A man wades through a flooded street in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, swears in new Chief Justice Mohan Peiris, a retired attorney general and a legal adviser to the Cabinet, as Lalith Weeratunga, secretary to the president, watches in Colombo.
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Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, swears in new Chief Justice Mohan Peiris, a retired attorney general and a legal adviser to the Cabinet, as Lalith Weeratunga, secretary to the president, watches in Colombo.

Pakistan Sunni Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri addresses his supporters from behind a bullet-proof glass at an anti-government rally in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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Pakistan Sunni Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri addresses his supporters from behind a bullet-proof glass at an anti-government rally in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Parents protest outside a school after news of the rape of a minor student in Vasco, in the southern Indian state of Goa.
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Parents protest outside a school after news of the rape of a minor student in Vasco, in the southern Indian state of Goa.

Khabir Malik, Commander of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, a Muslim rebel group which signed a 1996 peace pact with the Philippine Government briefs his comrades at Patikul township, on the volatile island of Jolo in southern Philippines.
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Khabir Malik, Commander of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, a Muslim rebel group which signed a 1996 peace pact with the Philippine Government briefs his comrades at Patikul township, on the volatile island of Jolo in southern Philippines.

Bull tamers try to control a bull during the bull-taming sport called Jallikattu, in Palamedu, about 575 kilometers (359 miles) south of Chennai.
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Bull tamers try to control a bull during the bull-taming sport called Jallikattu, in Palamedu, about 575 kilometers (359 miles) south of Chennai.

The Cadillac ELR debuts at media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
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The Cadillac ELR debuts at media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Army soldiers perform a mock drill during a parade to mark Indian Army Day, an annual event honoring the military, in New Delhi.
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Army soldiers perform a mock drill during a parade to mark Indian Army Day, an annual event honoring the military, in New Delhi.

Nepalese devotees perform rituals at Kaal Bhairav temple near Basantapur Durbar Square in Katmandu.
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Nepalese devotees perform rituals at Kaal Bhairav temple near Basantapur Durbar Square in Katmandu.