Day in Pics: 16th June

Jun 16, 2014, 09:26 AM IST
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An Argentine fan kisses a replica of the World Cup trophy before the group F World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Bosnia at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

An Argentine fan kisses a replica of the World Cup trophy before the group F World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Bosnia at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Germany`s Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, shakes hands with Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff after a news conference at Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil.

Germany`s Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, shakes hands with Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff after a news conference at Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the World Cup, in Brasilia.

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the World Cup, in Brasilia.

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A supporter of President Juan Manuel Santos holds a sign with his photo that reads in Spanish `Nobel Peace Prize` during his victory rally in Bogota, Colombia.

A supporter of President Juan Manuel Santos holds a sign with his photo that reads in Spanish `Nobel Peace Prize` during his victory rally in Bogota, Colombia.

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Argentina`s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring his side`s second goal during the group F World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Bosnia at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Argentina`s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring his side`s second goal during the group F World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Bosnia at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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President Barack Obama, right, shares a laugh with UC Irvine president Janet Napolitano during UC Irvine`s 2014 commencement ceremony at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif.

President Barack Obama, right, shares a laugh with UC Irvine president Janet Napolitano during UC Irvine`s 2014 commencement ceremony at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif.

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Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stands with Bhutan`s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, left and Queen Jetsun Pema, right, during a ceremonial reception at Royal Palace in Thimphu, Bhutan.

Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stands with Bhutan`s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, left and Queen Jetsun Pema, right, during a ceremonial reception at Royal Palace in Thimphu, Bhutan.

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A Filipino student reacts as a policeman uses his shield to push she and other protesters back while they try to get near the gates of the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippine.

A Filipino student reacts as a policeman uses his shield to push she and other protesters back while they try to get near the gates of the Malacanang presidential palace in Manila, Philippine.

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Nepalese people welcome Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi upon arrival at Sigal Monastery in Katmandu, Nepal. Suu Kyi arrived in Nepal Friday to attend a democracy conference, meet top political leaders and visit Buddhist pilgrimage sites.

Nepalese people welcome Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi upon arrival at Sigal Monastery in Katmandu, Nepal. Suu Kyi arrived in Nepal Friday to attend a democracy conference, meet top political leaders and visit Buddhist pilgrimage sites.

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A woman observes the remains of the Breeze View Hotel, where residents watching the World Cup soccer tournament, were attacked and killed by militants, in the town of Mpeketoni, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the Somali border on the coast of Kenya.

A woman observes the remains of the Breeze View Hotel, where residents watching the World Cup soccer tournament, were attacked and killed by militants, in the town of Mpeketoni, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the Somali border on the coast of Kenya.

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Commuters arrive at the Saint Lazare station with one of the few trains available today, in Paris. French rail workers are on strike to protest a reorganization of the national rail and train companies.

Commuters arrive at the Saint Lazare station with one of the few trains available today, in Paris. French rail workers are on strike to protest a reorganization of the national rail and train companies.

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A Sri Lankan Muslim woman carries her daughter while standing outside her burnt house in Adhikarigoda , a village near Aluthgama town, 50 kilometers (31.25 miles) south of Colombo, Sri Lanka. At least three Muslims were killed after a right-wing Buddhist group with alleged state backing clashed with Muslims in southwestern Sri Lanka, a government minister said Monday. Dozens of shops were burned, homes looted and some mosques attacked in the violence Sunday night in the town of Aluthgama, local residents said.

A Sri Lankan Muslim woman carries her daughter while standing outside her burnt house in Adhikarigoda , a village near Aluthgama town, 50 kilometers (31.25 miles) south of Colombo, Sri Lanka. At least three Muslims were killed after a right-wing Buddhist group with alleged state backing clashed with Muslims in southwestern Sri Lanka, a government minister said Monday. Dozens of shops were burned, homes looted and some mosques attacked in the violence Sunday night in the town of Aluthgama, local residents said.

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AT-3 jets fly in formation with colored smoke during a ceremony marking the 90th anniversary of Taiwan`s military academy in Kaohsiung.

AT-3 jets fly in formation with colored smoke during a ceremony marking the 90th anniversary of Taiwan`s military academy in Kaohsiung.

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People walk in front of the Lausanne University Hospital (the ``CHUV``) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Former German Formula One driver Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and has left a French hospital where he had been receiving treatment since a skiing accident in December, but has been transferred to the Lausanne University Hospital his manager said.

People walk in front of the Lausanne University Hospital (the ``CHUV``) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Former German Formula One driver Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and has left a French hospital where he had been receiving treatment since a skiing accident in December, but has been transferred to the Lausanne University Hospital his manager said.

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An Iraqi Turkoman fighter raises his rifle during an announcement proclaiming the formation of a defense system to protect their own areas at the Iraqi Turkmen Front Headquarters in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, 180 miles (290 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq.

An Iraqi Turkoman fighter raises his rifle during an announcement proclaiming the formation of a defense system to protect their own areas at the Iraqi Turkmen Front Headquarters in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, 180 miles (290 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq.

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Israeli soldiers conduct a military operation to search for three missing teenagers outside the West Bank city of Hebron.

Israeli soldiers conduct a military operation to search for three missing teenagers outside the West Bank city of Hebron.

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An Indian commuter covers his face with a cloth during a powerful dust storm in Jammu, India.

An Indian commuter covers his face with a cloth during a powerful dust storm in Jammu, India.

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