Day in Pics: 16th October

Oct 16, 2013, 09:16 AM IST
A model displays outfits by Indian fashion designer JJ VALAYA, during a Fashion Week in Kiev, Ukraine.
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A model displays outfits by Indian fashion designer JJ VALAYA, during a Fashion Week in Kiev, Ukraine.

President Barack Obama, applauds after awarding the Medal of Honor to former Army Capt. William D. Swenson of Seattle, Wash., during a ceremony in the East Room at the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama, applauds after awarding the Medal of Honor to former Army Capt. William D. Swenson of Seattle, Wash., during a ceremony in the East Room at the White House in Washington.

This photo released courtesy of the Catalina Island Marine Institute, shows the crew of sailing school vessel Tole Mour and Catalina Island Marine Institute instructors holding an 18-foot-long oarfish that was found in the waters of Toyon Bay on Santa Catalina Island, Calif.
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This photo released courtesy of the Catalina Island Marine Institute, shows the crew of sailing school vessel Tole Mour and Catalina Island Marine Institute instructors holding an 18-foot-long oarfish that was found in the waters of Toyon Bay on Santa Catalina Island, Calif.

Police officers detain a protester in Moscow, Russia.
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Police officers detain a protester in Moscow, Russia.

Demonstrators hold up a sheet with writing reading in Italian
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Demonstrators hold up a sheet with writing reading in Italian "Priebke murderer" outside the Society of St. Pius X, a schismatic Catholic group, where Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke funeral was taking place, in Albano Laziale, on the outskirts of Rome.

Bahraini anti-government protesters confront riot police during clashes in Musalla, Bahrain.
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Bahraini anti-government protesters confront riot police during clashes in Musalla, Bahrain.

German fans on the stands ahead of the 2014 World Cup group C qualifying soccer match between Sweden and Germany at Friends Arena in Stockholm.
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German fans on the stands ahead of the 2014 World Cup group C qualifying soccer match between Sweden and Germany at Friends Arena in Stockholm.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, walks away after answering questions from reporters with Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., and Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., right, after their meeting with President Barack Obama regarding the partial government shutdown and looming debt default outside the West Wing at the White House in Washington.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, walks away after answering questions from reporters with Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., and Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., right, after their meeting with President Barack Obama regarding the partial government shutdown and looming debt default outside the West Wing at the White House in Washington.

A tower lays in ruins at the Space development after it collapsed late Saturday in Medellin, Colombia.
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A tower lays in ruins at the Space development after it collapsed late Saturday in Medellin, Colombia.

Nicki Minaj launches her fashion line at KMART, in Los Angeles.
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Nicki Minaj launches her fashion line at KMART, in Los Angeles.

The Dalai Lama, stands on the stage as Mexico`s former President Vicente Fox and his wife, Marta Sahagun watch in San Cristobal, Mexico.
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The Dalai Lama, stands on the stage as Mexico`s former President Vicente Fox and his wife, Marta Sahagun watch in San Cristobal, Mexico.

Striking teachers hold up crosses during a march on the nation`s teacher recognition day, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Striking teachers hold up crosses during a march on the nation`s teacher recognition day, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

New Zealand author Eleanor Catton poses after being announced the winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, holding her prize for the photographers, in central London.
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New Zealand author Eleanor Catton poses after being announced the winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, holding her prize for the photographers, in central London.

Protestors rally outside a federal court in New York to protest oil giant Chevron`s
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Protestors rally outside a federal court in New York to protest oil giant Chevron`s "racketeering lawsuit against the Ecuadorian rainforest villagers," according to a statement from environmental group Amazon Watch.

Rescue workers look for survivors as they stand on the rubble of a house buried by mudslides after a powerful typhoon hit Oshima on Izu Oshima island, about 120 kilometers south of Tokyo.
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Rescue workers look for survivors as they stand on the rubble of a house buried by mudslides after a powerful typhoon hit Oshima on Izu Oshima island, about 120 kilometers south of Tokyo.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks as Elton John and his partner David Furnish look on, after receiving her Founders award during the Elton John AIDS Foundation`s 12th Annual
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks as Elton John and his partner David Furnish look on, after receiving her Founders award during the Elton John AIDS Foundation`s 12th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit gala at Cipriani Wall Street.

Actresses Sasha Pieterse and Lucy Hale arrive at the
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Actresses Sasha Pieterse and Lucy Hale arrive at the "Pretty Little Liars" screening of a special Halloween episode at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, in Los Angeles.

Villagers stand on the breached embankment of swollen Kangsabati river at Samat village in West Bengal state.
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Villagers stand on the breached embankment of swollen Kangsabati river at Samat village in West Bengal state.

A model displays a creation from Taiwan designer Chun Ting Liu during the Taipei IN Style fashion show in Taipei, Taiwan.
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A model displays a creation from Taiwan designer Chun Ting Liu during the Taipei IN Style fashion show in Taipei, Taiwan.

A boy yawns as Muslims offer prayers during Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, in Kolkata.
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A boy yawns as Muslims offer prayers during Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, in Kolkata.

Pope Francis greets the faithful as he arrives for his weekly General Audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican.
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Pope Francis greets the faithful as he arrives for his weekly General Audience in St. Peter Square at the Vatican.

Lights are projected onto the Dancing House in Prague, Czech Republic. Numerous buildings in Prague are lit up for the Festival of Lights in the next days.
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Lights are projected onto the Dancing House in Prague, Czech Republic. Numerous buildings in Prague are lit up for the Festival of Lights in the next days.

Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi walks with L.K. Advani during the inauguration of a riverfront park in Ahmadabad.
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Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi walks with L.K. Advani during the inauguration of a riverfront park in Ahmadabad.

Residents walk on a damaged highway in Loboc township, Bohol province in central Philippines, a day after a 7.2-magnitude quake hit Bohol and Cebu provinces.
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Residents walk on a damaged highway in Loboc township, Bohol province in central Philippines, a day after a 7.2-magnitude quake hit Bohol and Cebu provinces.

A model showcases an outfit by Dubai-based Philippine fashion designer Michael Cinco in Singapore during the Fide Fashion Week 2013 Asian Couture show.
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A model showcases an outfit by Dubai-based Philippine fashion designer Michael Cinco in Singapore during the Fide Fashion Week 2013 Asian Couture show.