Day in Pics: 15th May

May 15, 2013, 08:45 AM IST
A police officer aims a tear gas gun at protestors demonstrating against the government of Haitian President Michel Martelly, near the sight where Martelly is expected to deliver a speech marking his two years in office, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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A police officer aims a tear gas gun at protestors demonstrating against the government of Haitian President Michel Martelly, near the sight where Martelly is expected to deliver a speech marking his two years in office, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Contractors from Weeks Marine begin removing the Jet Star Roller Coaster from the Seaside Heights water more than six months after Superstorm Sandy dropped it there, and less than two weeks before Memorial Day.
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Contractors from Weeks Marine begin removing the Jet Star Roller Coaster from the Seaside Heights water more than six months after Superstorm Sandy dropped it there, and less than two weeks before Memorial Day.

A crowd gathers at the State Capitol where Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed the gay marriage bill, in St. Paul, Minn.
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A crowd gathers at the State Capitol where Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed the gay marriage bill, in St. Paul, Minn.

Models, from left, Lily Aldridge, Adriana Lima, and Behati Prinsloo attend the Victoria`s Secret Angels celebration of the
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Models, from left, Lily Aldridge, Adriana Lima, and Behati Prinsloo attend the Victoria`s Secret Angels celebration of the "8th Annual What Is Sexy?" list at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica, Calif.

Mexico`s soccer coach Jose Manuel de La Torre, head of Santander Mexico Marcos Martinez, CONCACAF, Secretary General Enrique Sanz, and Justino Compean applaud as they stand around the new CONCACAF Copa Oro, or Gold Cup trophy during the unveiling ceremony.
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Mexico`s soccer coach Jose Manuel de La Torre, head of Santander Mexico Marcos Martinez, CONCACAF, Secretary General Enrique Sanz, and Justino Compean applaud as they stand around the new CONCACAF Copa Oro, or Gold Cup trophy during the unveiling ceremony.

The Dalai Lama talks to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos after speaking to the Wisconsin state Assembly in Madison, Wis.
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The Dalai Lama talks to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos after speaking to the Wisconsin state Assembly in Madison, Wis.

Stephanie Wardrip of Danville, Ky. fights back tears during the memorial service remembering the 25th anniversary of the Carrolton bus crash at North Hardin High School in Radcliff, Ky.
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Stephanie Wardrip of Danville, Ky. fights back tears during the memorial service remembering the 25th anniversary of the Carrolton bus crash at North Hardin High School in Radcliff, Ky.

This architectural rendering, released by Regan Communications shows a new design for a resort casino that the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe hopes to build in Taunton, Mass. if the tribe wins state and federal approvals for the project.
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This architectural rendering, released by Regan Communications shows a new design for a resort casino that the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe hopes to build in Taunton, Mass. if the tribe wins state and federal approvals for the project.

President Barack Obama greets people on the tarmac upon his arrival on Air Force One, at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York, before attending Democratic fundraisers.
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President Barack Obama greets people on the tarmac upon his arrival on Air Force One, at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York, before attending Democratic fundraisers.

Britain`s Prince Harry hits a ball pitched to him by New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira during a visit to Harlem RBI`s baseball program in New York, to launch a partnership between the organization, the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince Harry.
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Britain`s Prince Harry hits a ball pitched to him by New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira during a visit to Harlem RBI`s baseball program in New York, to launch a partnership between the organization, the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince Harry.

Alumni dancers Anna Trebunskaya, left, and Chelsie Hightower blow kisses to photographers at the Dancing With The Stars 300th episode celebration at Boulevard 3 in Los Angeles.
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Alumni dancers Anna Trebunskaya, left, and Chelsie Hightower blow kisses to photographers at the Dancing With The Stars 300th episode celebration at Boulevard 3 in Los Angeles.

Shaven-headed young boys play the Dongjasung (little monk) soccer match to celebrate Buddha`s upcoming birthday on May 17 at Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea.
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Shaven-headed young boys play the Dongjasung (little monk) soccer match to celebrate Buddha`s upcoming birthday on May 17 at Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea.

US Secretary of State John Kerry listens during the Arctic Council Ministerial Session at City Hall in Kiruna, Sweden.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry listens during the Arctic Council Ministerial Session at City Hall in Kiruna, Sweden.

Shaven-headed young boys with lanterns watch a screen at SK Telecom T.um Museum in Seoul, South Korea. The children entered a temple to have an experience of monks` life for three weeks, called Little Buddha Camp, to celebrate upcoming Buddha`s birthday which falls on May 17.
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Shaven-headed young boys with lanterns watch a screen at SK Telecom T.um Museum in Seoul, South Korea. The children entered a temple to have an experience of monks` life for three weeks, called Little Buddha Camp, to celebrate upcoming Buddha`s birthday which falls on May 17.

Pope Francis frees a dove during his weekly general audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican.
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Pope Francis frees a dove during his weekly general audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican.

Prime minister Manmohan Singh walks out after filing his nomination papers, in Guwahati. Singh on Monday filed his nomination papers for his fifth Upper house term in parliament from the Indian eastern state of Assam.
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Prime minister Manmohan Singh walks out after filing his nomination papers, in Guwahati. Singh on Monday filed his nomination papers for his fifth Upper house term in parliament from the Indian eastern state of Assam.

Visitors walk near a display model of Rubber Duck as they watch a deflated Rubber Duck, right, created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman in Hong Kong`s Victoria Harbor. The 16.5-meter (54-foot)-tall inflatable Rubber Duck which attracted visitors to the harbor, has been deflated since Tuesday evening.
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Visitors walk near a display model of Rubber Duck as they watch a deflated Rubber Duck, right, created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman in Hong Kong`s Victoria Harbor. The 16.5-meter (54-foot)-tall inflatable Rubber Duck which attracted visitors to the harbor, has been deflated since Tuesday evening.

England`s Graeme Swann and Joe Root react as they train during a practice session at Lord`s cricket ground in London. England play New Zealand in the first Test cricket match starting Thursday.
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England`s Graeme Swann and Joe Root react as they train during a practice session at Lord`s cricket ground in London. England play New Zealand in the first Test cricket match starting Thursday.

A masked Palestinian throws back a tear gas canister during clashes after a rally marking the Nakba Day outside the West Bank town of Hebron. Palestinians annually mark the
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A masked Palestinian throws back a tear gas canister during clashes after a rally marking the Nakba Day outside the West Bank town of Hebron. Palestinians annually mark the "nakba," the term they use to describe their defeat and displacement in the war that followed Israel`s founding in 1948.

Jerzy Janowicz of Poland celebrates afer defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France rduring their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome. Janowicz won 6-4, 7-6 (7-5).
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Jerzy Janowicz of Poland celebrates afer defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France rduring their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome. Janowicz won 6-4, 7-6 (7-5).

Student activists wear masks of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a protest against Singh, claiming he has not done anything for the state of Assam, where he was nominated from, in Guwahati.
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Student activists wear masks of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a protest against Singh, claiming he has not done anything for the state of Assam, where he was nominated from, in Guwahati.

A Sri Lankan man carries a cut-out of a flame during a protest demanding the reduction of electricity rates during a protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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A Sri Lankan man carries a cut-out of a flame during a protest demanding the reduction of electricity rates during a protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Firemen spray water on motorbikes that were gutted in a fire accident in Hyderabad. Around 25 vehicles were destroyed in a fire caused by a blast in an electrical transformer.
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Firemen spray water on motorbikes that were gutted in a fire accident in Hyderabad. Around 25 vehicles were destroyed in a fire caused by a blast in an electrical transformer.

A Boeing P-8I aircraft arrives for its induction at the Naval Air Station Rajali in Arrakonam, some 58 miles from Chennai.
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A Boeing P-8I aircraft arrives for its induction at the Naval Air Station Rajali in Arrakonam, some 58 miles from Chennai.

An activist of right-winged Hindu Rashtra Sena kicks a poster of Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt outside his residence in Mumbai. The activists demanded Dutt be hanged for the 1993 Mumbai terror attack that killed 257 people.
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An activist of right-winged Hindu Rashtra Sena kicks a poster of Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt outside his residence in Mumbai. The activists demanded Dutt be hanged for the 1993 Mumbai terror attack that killed 257 people.

Bangladeshi marine sailors stand on the banks of the Bay of Bengal sea, as they prepare for the coming of tropical cyclone Mahasen, in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
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Bangladeshi marine sailors stand on the banks of the Bay of Bengal sea, as they prepare for the coming of tropical cyclone Mahasen, in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Russia`s Maria Sharapova returns the ball to Spain`s Garbine Muguruza during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.
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Russia`s Maria Sharapova returns the ball to Spain`s Garbine Muguruza during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.

A masked Palestinian kicks a burning tire during clashes after a rally marking Nakba Day outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank town of Ramallah.
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A masked Palestinian kicks a burning tire during clashes after a rally marking Nakba Day outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank town of Ramallah.