Day in Pics: 16th April

Apr 16, 2013, 09:27 AM IST
John Maines, Database Editor, and Sally Kestin, Investigative Reporter, pose for photos after they won a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, at the Sun Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
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John Maines, Database Editor, and Sally Kestin, Investigative Reporter, pose for photos after they won a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, at the Sun Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Venezuela`s interim President Nicolas Maduro raises his fist as he holds up the official certificate declaring him winner of the presidential election at the Electoral Council in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Venezuela`s interim President Nicolas Maduro raises his fist as he holds up the official certificate declaring him winner of the presidential election at the Electoral Council in Caracas, Venezuela.

Forensic workers secure the scene after gunmen opened fire on a vehicle, killing a sixteen year-old student, her police bodyguard and three other people who were on the street in the city of Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
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Forensic workers secure the scene after gunmen opened fire on a vehicle, killing a sixteen year-old student, her police bodyguard and three other people who were on the street in the city of Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Indian Hindu devotees pray as priests bless their business ledgers during Bengali New Year celebrations in Kolkata.
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Indian Hindu devotees pray as priests bless their business ledgers during Bengali New Year celebrations in Kolkata.

David A. Lewis carries a box of guns that were returned to him by the Amherst Police in Amherst, N.Y.
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David A. Lewis carries a box of guns that were returned to him by the Amherst Police in Amherst, N.Y.

Model Miranda Kerr struts down the runway modeling the new look Qantas Airways uniform in Sydney, Australia.
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Model Miranda Kerr struts down the runway modeling the new look Qantas Airways uniform in Sydney, Australia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, listens to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during a signing ceremony after Russia Uzbek talks in Moscow`s Kremlin, Russia.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, listens to Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during a signing ceremony after Russia Uzbek talks in Moscow`s Kremlin, Russia.

Attorney General Kamala Harris enters a news conference to discuss proposed prescription drug legislation at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.
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Attorney General Kamala Harris enters a news conference to discuss proposed prescription drug legislation at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.

Demonstrators, one holding a poster of opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, shout slogans against the government and the official election results in the Altamira neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Demonstrators, one holding a poster of opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, shout slogans against the government and the official election results in the Altamira neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela.

Members of the Houston Astros including Chris Carter, center, observe a moment of silence for the victims involved in an explosion at the Boston Marathon prior to the baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif.
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Members of the Houston Astros including Chris Carter, center, observe a moment of silence for the victims involved in an explosion at the Boston Marathon prior to the baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif.

Iceland`s Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir, left, talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
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Iceland`s Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir, left, talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un applauds as he visits an athletics contest held by Kim Il Sung University of Politics and Kim Il Sung Military University, at a stadium in North Korea.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un applauds as he visits an athletics contest held by Kim Il Sung University of Politics and Kim Il Sung Military University, at a stadium in North Korea.

A policeman inspects the aftermath of a car bomb attack at a used cars dealers parking lot in Habibiya neighborhood of eastern Baghdad, Iraq.
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A policeman inspects the aftermath of a car bomb attack at a used cars dealers parking lot in Habibiya neighborhood of eastern Baghdad, Iraq.

Nobel laureate and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, left, and Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito pose for photographers during their meeting at the latter`s residence Togu Palace in Tokyo.
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Nobel laureate and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, left, and Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito pose for photographers during their meeting at the latter`s residence Togu Palace in Tokyo.

Visiting Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei, is escorted by Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, on the grounds of Malacanang Palace, in Manila, Philippines.
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Visiting Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei, is escorted by Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, on the grounds of Malacanang Palace, in Manila, Philippines.

Israeli President Shimon Peres, sings with a singer during Israel`s Independence Day celebration in Jerusalem. Israel is celebrating 65 years of independence with barbeques, air force flyovers, and a bible quiz.
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Israeli President Shimon Peres, sings with a singer during Israel`s Independence Day celebration in Jerusalem. Israel is celebrating 65 years of independence with barbeques, air force flyovers, and a bible quiz.

US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu delivers a lecture at the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi.
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US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu delivers a lecture at the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi.

Hindu devotees offer prayers as others stand in a queue inside the Kali Temple on during Navratri festival in Jammu. Navratri, or the festival of nine nights, is dedicated to the worship of various goddesses.
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Hindu devotees offer prayers as others stand in a queue inside the Kali Temple on during Navratri festival in Jammu. Navratri, or the festival of nine nights, is dedicated to the worship of various goddesses.

The wreckage of a US Marine helicopter CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter smolders after it made a
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The wreckage of a US Marine helicopter CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter smolders after it made a "hard landing" during an exercise called SsangYong, a Korean Marine Exchange Program in Chulwon, north of Seoul, South Korea.

Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Spain`s Rafael Nadal are seen during a practice session at the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco.
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Spain`s Rafael Nadal are seen during a practice session at the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco.

People take a photographs during Independence Day in Tel Aviv. Israel is celebrating its annual Independence Day, marking 65 years since the founding of the state in 1948.
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People take a photographs during Independence Day in Tel Aviv. Israel is celebrating its annual Independence Day, marking 65 years since the founding of the state in 1948.

Bhutan’s Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck gestures to the media as he practices at the national shooting championship in Hyderabad. Wangchuck is expected to participate in the 300 meters big bore event Wednesday.
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Bhutan’s Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck gestures to the media as he practices at the national shooting championship in Hyderabad. Wangchuck is expected to participate in the 300 meters big bore event Wednesday.

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, waves to supporters next to Swiss National Council Tiana Angelina Moser during a visit in Bern, Switzerland.
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Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, waves to supporters next to Swiss National Council Tiana Angelina Moser during a visit in Bern, Switzerland.