Day in Pics: 16th August

Aug 16, 2013, 08:28 AM IST
Sweden`s Abeba Aregawi poses with the mascot of the World Athletics Championships as she celebrates her gold medal in the women`s 1500-meter final in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia.
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Sweden`s Abeba Aregawi poses with the mascot of the World Athletics Championships as she celebrates her gold medal in the women`s 1500-meter final in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia.

Lebanese citizens stand next to burned cars and shops at the site of a car bomb explosion in southern Beirut, Lebanon.
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Lebanese citizens stand next to burned cars and shops at the site of a car bomb explosion in southern Beirut, Lebanon.

Activists of the Indian right-wing Hindu organization Shiv Sena burn a Pakistani flag during a protest against the death of five Indian army soldiers in cross-border exchanges, in Jammu.
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Activists of the Indian right-wing Hindu organization Shiv Sena burn a Pakistani flag during a protest against the death of five Indian army soldiers in cross-border exchanges, in Jammu.

Runners participate in the Streak for Tigers fundraiser at London Zoo.
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Runners participate in the Streak for Tigers fundraiser at London Zoo.

Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez, right, waves as she poses for photos with Paraguay`s new President Horacio Cartes during his swearing-in ceremony at Palacio de Lopez presidential palace in Asuncion, Paraguay.
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Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez, right, waves as she poses for photos with Paraguay`s new President Horacio Cartes during his swearing-in ceremony at Palacio de Lopez presidential palace in Asuncion, Paraguay.

An environmental activist, with her mouth stained in fake blood, demonstrate in front of the government palace in Quito, Ecuador.
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An environmental activist, with her mouth stained in fake blood, demonstrate in front of the government palace in Quito, Ecuador.

Rafael Nadal, from Spain, hits a forehand to Grigor Dimitrov, from Bulgaria, at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, in Mason
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Rafael Nadal, from Spain, hits a forehand to Grigor Dimitrov, from Bulgaria, at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, in Mason

Opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party leader Sam Rainsy greets his supporters upon his arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party leader Sam Rainsy greets his supporters upon his arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Nicholas Woodlief, 7, left, his sister Annabelle Woodlief, 11, and friend, Eli Crain, 11, right, strike an Elvis Presley pose at Graceland, Presley`s home, before the annual candlelight vigil, in Memphis, Tenn.
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Nicholas Woodlief, 7, left, his sister Annabelle Woodlief, 11, and friend, Eli Crain, 11, right, strike an Elvis Presley pose at Graceland, Presley`s home, before the annual candlelight vigil, in Memphis, Tenn.

Vice President of the Comoros Fouad Mohadji, left, claps after Chinese President Xi Jinping`s introduction during their meeting prior to the opening of the Ministerial Forum of China-Africa Health Development in Beijing, China.
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Vice President of the Comoros Fouad Mohadji, left, claps after Chinese President Xi Jinping`s introduction during their meeting prior to the opening of the Ministerial Forum of China-Africa Health Development in Beijing, China.

Fireworks at the first night of the Pyrotechnics Guild International convention at Coopers Lake campground in Muddycreek Twp.
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Fireworks at the first night of the Pyrotechnics Guild International convention at Coopers Lake campground in Muddycreek Twp.

Actress Olivia Wilde arrives on the red carpet at the special screening of the feature film
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Actress Olivia Wilde arrives on the red carpet at the special screening of the feature film "Drinking Buddies" at the ArcLight Hollywood.

Indonesian Muslims stage a rally calling for an end to the violence used against the supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi in Egypt, in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Indonesian Muslims stage a rally calling for an end to the violence used against the supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi in Egypt, in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Indian army soldiers display seized arms and ammunition at the army headquarters in Srinagar.
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Indian army soldiers display seized arms and ammunition at the army headquarters in Srinagar.

An Indian woman worships an idol of Hindu goddess Dashama before immersion in the River Sabarmati on the last day of the Dashama festival in Ahmedabad.
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An Indian woman worships an idol of Hindu goddess Dashama before immersion in the River Sabarmati on the last day of the Dashama festival in Ahmedabad.

US actress Jennifer Aniston arrives for the German premiere of the movie
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US actress Jennifer Aniston arrives for the German premiere of the movie "We`re the Millers" at Cinestar cinema at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany.

Afghan security forces investigate the scene of an explosion while firefighters spray water on the area, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan security forces investigate the scene of an explosion while firefighters spray water on the area, in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Anti-fracking activists demonstrate near the Cuadrilla exploratory drilling site in Balcombe, England, as campaigners set up a six day Reclaim the Power action camp outside the village.
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Anti-fracking activists demonstrate near the Cuadrilla exploratory drilling site in Balcombe, England, as campaigners set up a six day Reclaim the Power action camp outside the village.