Day in Pics: 16th July

Jul 16, 2014, 08:14 AM IST
Queen Letizia of Spain, left, and Morocco`s Princess Lalla Salma, wife of King Mohammed VI and chairwoman of the Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Treatment share the light moment during their visit at the Sheikha Fatma Centre for Gynaecological-Mammary Oncology, at the National Oncology Institute affiliated to the Ibn Sina University Hospital in Rabat.
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Queen Letizia of Spain, left, and Morocco`s Princess Lalla Salma, wife of King Mohammed VI and chairwoman of the Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Treatment share the light moment during their visit at the Sheikha Fatma Centre for Gynaecological-Mammary Oncology, at the National Oncology Institute affiliated to the Ibn Sina University Hospital in Rabat.

Tiger Woods of the US, right, talks with David Duval of the US on the 11th fairway during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England.
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Tiger Woods of the US, right, talks with David Duval of the US on the 11th fairway during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England.

Leaders of the BRICS nations, from left, Russia`s President Vladimir Putin, India`s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff, China`s President Xi Jinping and South Africa`s President Jacob Zuma, pose for a group photo during the BRICS summit in Fortaleza, Brazil.
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Leaders of the BRICS nations, from left, Russia`s President Vladimir Putin, India`s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff, China`s President Xi Jinping and South Africa`s President Jacob Zuma, pose for a group photo during the BRICS summit in Fortaleza, Brazil.

Thai-Muslim activists chant slogans during a rally outside the Israeli embassy in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Thai-Muslim activists chant slogans during a rally outside the Israeli embassy in Bangkok, Thailand.

President Barack Obama tours Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center with Taylor Lochrene, in McLean, Va.
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President Barack Obama tours Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center with Taylor Lochrene, in McLean, Va.

An adult humpback whale breaches in Lynn Canal near Juneau, Alaska. Humpback whale numbers are increasing, although the animal is still listed as endangered as part of the Endangered Species Act.
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An adult humpback whale breaches in Lynn Canal near Juneau, Alaska. Humpback whale numbers are increasing, although the animal is still listed as endangered as part of the Endangered Species Act.

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton watches as host Jon Stewart holds a book by Clinton during a taping of `The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,`  in New York.
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Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton watches as host Jon Stewart holds a book by Clinton during a taping of `The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,` in New York.

Residents at the slum community of Baseco evacuate to safer grounds at the onslaught of Typhoon Rammasun (locally known as Glenda) which battered Manila.
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Residents at the slum community of Baseco evacuate to safer grounds at the onslaught of Typhoon Rammasun (locally known as Glenda) which battered Manila.

A protester shouts slogans against Sendai nuclear plant which won preliminary approval for meeting stringent post-Fukushima safety requirements, near the Diet building in Tokyo.
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A protester shouts slogans against Sendai nuclear plant which won preliminary approval for meeting stringent post-Fukushima safety requirements, near the Diet building in Tokyo.

A supporter raises his hands with local letters reading `Release` as the others gather at a blocked main street near Phnom Penh Municipality Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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A supporter raises his hands with local letters reading `Release` as the others gather at a blocked main street near Phnom Penh Municipality Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Palestinians inspect the damage to the house of Hamas leader, Mahmoud Zahar, following an early morning Israeli missile strike in Gaza City.
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Palestinians inspect the damage to the house of Hamas leader, Mahmoud Zahar, following an early morning Israeli missile strike in Gaza City.

Residents of the slum community of Baseco fix the electrical wiring of their topple house following the onslaught of typhoon Rammasun in Manila, Philippines.
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Residents of the slum community of Baseco fix the electrical wiring of their topple house following the onslaught of typhoon Rammasun in Manila, Philippines.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the plenary session of 6th BRICS Summit in Ceara events centre, Fortaleza in Brazil.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the plenary session of 6th BRICS Summit in Ceara events centre, Fortaleza in Brazil.

A view of Gateway of India during the high tide due to continue rain in Mumbai.
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A view of Gateway of India during the high tide due to continue rain in Mumbai.

Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (second R) with his squad at a special reception hosted by Indian High Commissioner Ranjan Mathai (not seen in picture) with special guests including newly appointed UK Business minister Mike Hancock (C), senior Indian-origin Labour MP Keith Vaz (R).
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Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (second R) with his squad at a special reception hosted by Indian High Commissioner Ranjan Mathai (not seen in picture) with special guests including newly appointed UK Business minister Mike Hancock (C), senior Indian-origin Labour MP Keith Vaz (R).

A Donetsk People`s Republic fighter says goodbye to his family departing as refugees to Russia in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. Ten busloads of Internally Displaced People from the towns of Karlovka, Maryinka and Donetsk left Wednesday morning for the Rostov region in Russia to ask for refugee status there.
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A Donetsk People`s Republic fighter says goodbye to his family departing as refugees to Russia in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. Ten busloads of Internally Displaced People from the towns of Karlovka, Maryinka and Donetsk left Wednesday morning for the Rostov region in Russia to ask for refugee status there.

People pay their last respects while passing the coffin of Russian human rights activist Valeriya Novodvorskaya during a farewell ceremony inside the Sakhavov`s center in Moscow, Russia.
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People pay their last respects while passing the coffin of Russian human rights activist Valeriya Novodvorskaya during a farewell ceremony inside the Sakhavov`s center in Moscow, Russia.

Priyanka Vadra`s son Rehan with his friends come out after visiting Parliament house in New Delhi.
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Priyanka Vadra`s son Rehan with his friends come out after visiting Parliament house in New Delhi.

A Border security force (BSF) soldier, injured in reported firing from the Pakistani side of the border, is carried on a stretcher for treatment to the Government Medical College hospital in Jammu.
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A Border security force (BSF) soldier, injured in reported firing from the Pakistani side of the border, is carried on a stretcher for treatment to the Government Medical College hospital in Jammu.

People wade through a flooded street in Mumbai.
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People wade through a flooded street in Mumbai.

South African batsman Dean Elgar celebrates scoring a century as Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Dinesh Chandimal watches during the first day of the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Galle, Sri Lanka.
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South African batsman Dean Elgar celebrates scoring a century as Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Dinesh Chandimal watches during the first day of the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Galle, Sri Lanka.

Nikos Maziotis lays wounded on a sidewalk, surrounded by police after a shootout at the tourist area of Monastiraki in central Athens. Greek police arrested one of the country`s most wanted men — a fugitive convicted of terrorism — during a shootout Wednesday in Athens` central tourist district that left four people wounded, authorities said.
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Nikos Maziotis lays wounded on a sidewalk, surrounded by police after a shootout at the tourist area of Monastiraki in central Athens. Greek police arrested one of the country`s most wanted men — a fugitive convicted of terrorism — during a shootout Wednesday in Athens` central tourist district that left four people wounded, authorities said.

Afghanistan`s security forces patrol the site of a suicide attack in the Urgun town of Paktika province, Afghanistan.
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Afghanistan`s security forces patrol the site of a suicide attack in the Urgun town of Paktika province, Afghanistan.

Former US President Bill Clinton serves food to a schoolboy at a kitchen run by Akshaya Patra Foundation, a non-governmental organization, in Jaipur.
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Former US President Bill Clinton serves food to a schoolboy at a kitchen run by Akshaya Patra Foundation, a non-governmental organization, in Jaipur.