Day in Pics: 17th December

Dec 17, 2013, 08:32 AM IST
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US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, meets with Vietnam`s Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong in Hanoi, Vietnam.

US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, meets with Vietnam`s Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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American playwright and activist Eve Ensler speaks at a gathering to mark the first anniversary of the fatal gang rape of a New Delhi woman in Dharmsala.

American playwright and activist Eve Ensler speaks at a gathering to mark the first anniversary of the fatal gang rape of a New Delhi woman in Dharmsala.

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A supporter of indigenous people is grabbed by police officers during a protest at the old Indian Museum, next to the Maracana Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Monday, Brazil.

A supporter of indigenous people is grabbed by police officers during a protest at the old Indian Museum, next to the Maracana Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Monday, Brazil.

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Palestinian rescue volunteers ride a boat through flooded houses looking for residents who need help in Gaza City.

Palestinian rescue volunteers ride a boat through flooded houses looking for residents who need help in Gaza City.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, attends an event to mark the second anniversary of the death of his father, former leader Kim Jong Il, in Pyongyang, North Korea.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, attends an event to mark the second anniversary of the death of his father, former leader Kim Jong Il, in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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An unidentified pair of visitors to the Yellowstone National Park photograph the Old Faithful geyser as it rockets 100-feet skyward in Wyoming. Hundreds of small earthquakes at Yellowstone National Park in recent weeks have been an unsettling reminder for some people that underneath the park`s famous geysers and majestic scenery lurks one of the world`s biggest volcanoes.

An unidentified pair of visitors to the Yellowstone National Park photograph the Old Faithful geyser as it rockets 100-feet skyward in Wyoming. Hundreds of small earthquakes at Yellowstone National Park in recent weeks have been an unsettling reminder for some people that underneath the park`s famous geysers and majestic scenery lurks one of the world`s biggest volcanoes.

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Arapahoe High School junior Emily Evans, right, and her mother Cristina hug while visiting a makeshift memorial bearing the name of wounded student Claire Davis, who was shot by a classmate during school three days earlier in an attack, in front of Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo.

Arapahoe High School junior Emily Evans, right, and her mother Cristina hug while visiting a makeshift memorial bearing the name of wounded student Claire Davis, who was shot by a classmate during school three days earlier in an attack, in front of Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo.

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A Samaritan priest clears the snow on the roof of his house at Mount Gerzim near the West Bank town of Nablus.

A Samaritan priest clears the snow on the roof of his house at Mount Gerzim near the West Bank town of Nablus.

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The moon is seen through a Christmas decoration along a road in the village of Xylofagou, Cyprus.

The moon is seen through a Christmas decoration along a road in the village of Xylofagou, Cyprus.

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First lady Michelle Obama listens to questions from children after reading them a holiday story at Children`s National Health System in Washington. Michelle Obama read a story to children during her visit and answered questions at the Children’s Hospital.

First lady Michelle Obama listens to questions from children after reading them a holiday story at Children`s National Health System in Washington. Michelle Obama read a story to children during her visit and answered questions at the Children’s Hospital.

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The Australian team poses for group photo after winning their Ashes cricket test match over England, in Perth, Australia. Australia won the match by runs and take an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the five game series.

The Australian team poses for group photo after winning their Ashes cricket test match over England, in Perth, Australia. Australia won the match by runs and take an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the five game series.

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Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Farooq Abdullah distributes awards to selected Solar Power Developers for their outstanding performance during the National Workshop on Solar Thermal Systems organised by MNRE in New Delhi.

Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Farooq Abdullah distributes awards to selected Solar Power Developers for their outstanding performance during the National Workshop on Solar Thermal Systems organised by MNRE in New Delhi.

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Vietnam`s Thi Thao Do, left, and Thi Ly Vu celebrate after they won Gold and Silver respectively during women`s 800-meter final at the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

Vietnam`s Thi Thao Do, left, and Thi Ly Vu celebrate after they won Gold and Silver respectively during women`s 800-meter final at the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

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Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav at Parliament House in New Delhi.

Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Activists of Sadou Asom Goria-Moria-Desi Jatiya Parishad (SAGMDJP) at a protest for satellite autonomous council, checking of infiltration of Bangladeshi citizens and other demands in Guwahati.

Activists of Sadou Asom Goria-Moria-Desi Jatiya Parishad (SAGMDJP) at a protest for satellite autonomous council, checking of infiltration of Bangladeshi citizens and other demands in Guwahati.

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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav along with his son Tejaswi Yaday during a press conference in Ranchi.

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav along with his son Tejaswi Yaday during a press conference in Ranchi.

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