Day in Pics: 15th September

Sep 15, 2012, 09:02 AM IST
Protesters use their shoes to strike an effigy of U.S. President Barack Obama during a protest about a film ridiculing Islam`s Prophet Muhammad in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain el-Hilweh near Sidon, Lebanon.
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Protesters use their shoes to strike an effigy of U.S. President Barack Obama during a protest about a film ridiculing Islam`s Prophet Muhammad in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain el-Hilweh near Sidon, Lebanon.

Two Muslims sheiks, are seen below in front the Pope Benedict XVI, right, attend the signing of the post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of the special assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops, at St. Paul`s Basilica, in Harissa east of Beirut.
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Two Muslims sheiks, are seen below in front the Pope Benedict XVI, right, attend the signing of the post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of the special assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops, at St. Paul`s Basilica, in Harissa east of Beirut.

Pro-Assad supporters chant slogans and hold portraits of him during a demonstration in Damascus, Syria.
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Pro-Assad supporters chant slogans and hold portraits of him during a demonstration in Damascus, Syria.

Islamic supporters during a protest against the US made anti-Muslim film purportedly denigrating the Prophet Mohammad.
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Islamic supporters during a protest against the US made anti-Muslim film purportedly denigrating the Prophet Mohammad.

President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton bow their heads in prayer during the Transfer of Remains Ceremony, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
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President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton bow their heads in prayer during the Transfer of Remains Ceremony, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

US Navy personnel carry the remains of Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong during a burial at sea service aboard the USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), in the Atlantic Ocean. Armstrong, who died last month in Ohio at age 82, walked on the moon in July 1969.
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US Navy personnel carry the remains of Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong during a burial at sea service aboard the USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), in the Atlantic Ocean. Armstrong, who died last month in Ohio at age 82, walked on the moon in July 1969.

Bereaved family members carry a coffin containing a body of the late Rev. Sun Myung Moon, the controversial founder of the Unification Church, during his funeral service at the CheongShim Peace World Center in Gapyeong, South Korea.
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Bereaved family members carry a coffin containing a body of the late Rev. Sun Myung Moon, the controversial founder of the Unification Church, during his funeral service at the CheongShim Peace World Center in Gapyeong, South Korea.

Performers from the Kunming Acrobatic Circus of China rehearse prior to the troupe`s premiere in Bogota, Colombia.
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Performers from the Kunming Acrobatic Circus of China rehearse prior to the troupe`s premiere in Bogota, Colombia.

Chinese protesters march and shout anti-Japanese slogans in front of the Japanese Consulate General in Shanghai. Tensions between the two countries flared anew after the Japanese government bought the disputed islands from their private Japanese owners this week.
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Chinese protesters march and shout anti-Japanese slogans in front of the Japanese Consulate General in Shanghai. Tensions between the two countries flared anew after the Japanese government bought the disputed islands from their private Japanese owners this week.

Lasith Malinga bowls as Suresh Raina watches during a practice match between Sri Lanka and India ahead of the ICC T20 cricket World Cup in Colombo.
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Lasith Malinga bowls as Suresh Raina watches during a practice match between Sri Lanka and India ahead of the ICC T20 cricket World Cup in Colombo.

Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Danum Valley Research Center in Danum Valley, Sabab, Malaysia.
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Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at Danum Valley Research Center in Danum Valley, Sabab, Malaysia.

Residents wade through a flooded street following heavy rains spawned by typhoon Sanba at San Juan city, East of Manila, Philippines.
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Residents wade through a flooded street following heavy rains spawned by typhoon Sanba at San Juan city, East of Manila, Philippines.

South Korean marine landing craft make their way to hit shores through smoke screens during the 62nd Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration ceremony in waters off Incheon, South Korea.
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South Korean marine landing craft make their way to hit shores through smoke screens during the 62nd Incheon Landing Operations Commemoration ceremony in waters off Incheon, South Korea.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, center, flanked by Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, left, and Indian Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, attends a Full Planning Commission meeting at Singh`s residence in New Delhi.
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, center, flanked by Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, left, and Indian Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, attends a Full Planning Commission meeting at Singh`s residence in New Delhi.

Opposition supporters gather to march for a protest rally in Moscow.
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Opposition supporters gather to march for a protest rally in Moscow.

Vishnu Vardhan, right, and Divij Sharan play against New Zealand`s Daniel King-Turner and Michael Venus, unseen, during their Davis Cup doubles tennis match in Chandigarh.
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Vishnu Vardhan, right, and Divij Sharan play against New Zealand`s Daniel King-Turner and Michael Venus, unseen, during their Davis Cup doubles tennis match in Chandigarh.

Protesters shout slogans against the US, during a protest in Chennai. The protest was against the anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims”, that ridicules Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.
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Protesters shout slogans against the US, during a protest in Chennai. The protest was against the anti-Islam film “Innocence of Muslims”, that ridicules Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) special envoy Angelina Jolie, left, shakes hands with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari in Baghdad.
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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) special envoy Angelina Jolie, left, shakes hands with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari in Baghdad.

Activists of Socialist Unity Center of India (SUCI) burn an effigy with a portrait of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a protest in Kolkata.
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Activists of Socialist Unity Center of India (SUCI) burn an effigy with a portrait of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a protest in Kolkata.

An opposition supporter carries a portrait of president Vladimir Putin in an apparent reference to the three members of the punk band Pussy Riot sentenced for two years in prison for performing an anti-Putin song inside Moscow`s main cathedral, during a protest in Moscow.
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An opposition supporter carries a portrait of president Vladimir Putin in an apparent reference to the three members of the punk band Pussy Riot sentenced for two years in prison for performing an anti-Putin song inside Moscow`s main cathedral, during a protest in Moscow.

Artisan gives finishing touches to a clay idol of Hindu god Ganesha, for sale for the upcoming Ganesh festival, at a makeshift tent, in Allahabad.
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Artisan gives finishing touches to a clay idol of Hindu god Ganesha, for sale for the upcoming Ganesh festival, at a makeshift tent, in Allahabad.

Virat Kholi poses with the ICC Men`s ODI Cricketer of the Year award at the ICC Awards 2012 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Virat Kholi poses with the ICC Men`s ODI Cricketer of the Year award at the ICC Awards 2012 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Mamata Banerjee speaks as she addresses a large rally in Kolkata. Angry opposition parties protested on Saturday against the government`s decision to open the country`s huge retail market to foreign retailers, a hike in the price of diesel fuel and reduction in cooking gas subsidies.
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Mamata Banerjee speaks as she addresses a large rally in Kolkata. Angry opposition parties protested on Saturday against the government`s decision to open the country`s huge retail market to foreign retailers, a hike in the price of diesel fuel and reduction in cooking gas subsidies.

Croatia`s Donna Vekic returns the ball to Romania`s Irina-Camelia Begu during the Tashkent open final in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
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Croatia`s Donna Vekic returns the ball to Romania`s Irina-Camelia Begu during the Tashkent open final in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny speaks at a protest rally in Moscow. Thousands of protesters marched across downtown Moscow on Saturday in the first major rally in three months against President Vladimir Putin, while defying the Kremlin`s ongoing efforts to crackdown on opposition.
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Opposition leader Alexei Navalny speaks at a protest rally in Moscow. Thousands of protesters marched across downtown Moscow on Saturday in the first major rally in three months against President Vladimir Putin, while defying the Kremlin`s ongoing efforts to crackdown on opposition.

Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara poses with prestigious Cricketer of the Year, Test Cricketer of the Year and the People`s Choice prize at the ICC Awards 2012 in Colombo.
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Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara poses with prestigious Cricketer of the Year, Test Cricketer of the Year and the People`s Choice prize at the ICC Awards 2012 in Colombo.

People shout slogans and show a banner reading
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People shout slogans and show a banner reading "no more financial cuts" protest against austerity measures applied by the Spanish government in Columbus Square in Madrid.