Day in Pics: 17th July

Jul 17, 2013, 08:57 AM IST
Soldiers, left and right, escort rebels of the National Liberation Army, ELN, who gave themselves up upon their arrival to a military base in Cali, Colombia.
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Soldiers, left and right, escort rebels of the National Liberation Army, ELN, who gave themselves up upon their arrival to a military base in Cali, Colombia.

Kids cool off in the spray of an open hydrant on a hot evening in Lawrence, Mass. Area temperatures during the day reached into the 90s.
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Kids cool off in the spray of an open hydrant on a hot evening in Lawrence, Mass. Area temperatures during the day reached into the 90s.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, front, pauses for a moment after she signs a bill into law establishing a memorial for fallen firefighters, in Phoenix. Last month 19 firefighters were killed battling the Yarnell wildfire near Prescott, Ariz.
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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, front, pauses for a moment after she signs a bill into law establishing a memorial for fallen firefighters, in Phoenix. Last month 19 firefighters were killed battling the Yarnell wildfire near Prescott, Ariz.

Friends try to calm down, David Wright, top, who reacted after he was told he couldn`t enter the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse in Houston as more than 100 protestors organized outside for a protest in reaction to the acquittal of neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman.
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Friends try to calm down, David Wright, top, who reacted after he was told he couldn`t enter the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse in Houston as more than 100 protestors organized outside for a protest in reaction to the acquittal of neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman.

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, center, stands near a car during a commercial shoot at the film city in Mumbai.
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Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, center, stands near a car during a commercial shoot at the film city in Mumbai.

Renault Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, shakes hands with Hinduja group chairman G.P.Hinduja, center as Ashok Leyland Chairman Dheeraj Hinduja, left watches during the unveiling of light commercial vehicle ‘Stile’ in Chennai.
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Renault Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, shakes hands with Hinduja group chairman G.P.Hinduja, center as Ashok Leyland Chairman Dheeraj Hinduja, left watches during the unveiling of light commercial vehicle ‘Stile’ in Chennai.

Former US President Bill Clinton talks during a forum on renewable energy in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Former US President Bill Clinton talks during a forum on renewable energy in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Stingray carcasses litter the shore of the Chachalacas beach near the town of Ursulo Galvan on Mexico`s Gulf Coast.
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Stingray carcasses litter the shore of the Chachalacas beach near the town of Ursulo Galvan on Mexico`s Gulf Coast.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addresses the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addresses the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.

Supporters of Egypt`s ousted President Mohammed Morsi chant supporting slogans they hold his poster during a rally in a park in front of Cairo University, where protesters have installed their camp in Giza, southwest of Cairo, Egypt.
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Supporters of Egypt`s ousted President Mohammed Morsi chant supporting slogans they hold his poster during a rally in a park in front of Cairo University, where protesters have installed their camp in Giza, southwest of Cairo, Egypt.

Schoolchildren receive treatment at a hospital after falling ill soon after eating a free meal at a primary school in Chhapra district, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. At least 20 children have died and more are sick after eating free meals in the school.
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Schoolchildren receive treatment at a hospital after falling ill soon after eating a free meal at a primary school in Chhapra district, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. At least 20 children have died and more are sick after eating free meals in the school.

Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu as he observes military exercises from a helicopter near the Baikal Lake.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu as he observes military exercises from a helicopter near the Baikal Lake.

Passengers carry their belonging as they leave form a derailed train in Phrae province, northern Thailand. The passenger train derailed on old tracks in the mountains of northern Thailand early Wednesday, slightly injuring at least 30 passengers, mostly foreign tourists.
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Passengers carry their belonging as they leave form a derailed train in Phrae province, northern Thailand. The passenger train derailed on old tracks in the mountains of northern Thailand early Wednesday, slightly injuring at least 30 passengers, mostly foreign tourists.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives a bunch of flowers marking her 59th birthday prior to the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives a bunch of flowers marking her 59th birthday prior to the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany.

Sri Lankan pro-government supporters carry Sri Lankan national flags and a placard denouncing French forces in Mali during a protest outside the French Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lankan pro-government supporters carry Sri Lankan national flags and a placard denouncing French forces in Mali during a protest outside the French Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Russian Army Engenering tanks drive near the Baikal Lake in Russia on Wednesday. Chief of Russia`s military`s General Staff Valery Gerasimov sits at center.
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Russian Army Engenering tanks drive near the Baikal Lake in Russia on Wednesday. Chief of Russia`s military`s General Staff Valery Gerasimov sits at center.

US Secretary of State John Kerry, center, Jordan`s Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, right, and Egypt`s Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr, left, arrive for a meeting with the Arab League Peace Initiative at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Amman, Jordan.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry, center, Jordan`s Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, right, and Egypt`s Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr, left, arrive for a meeting with the Arab League Peace Initiative at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Amman, Jordan.

Skier Lindsey Vonn watches her boyfriend Tiger Woods of the United States during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland.
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Skier Lindsey Vonn watches her boyfriend Tiger Woods of the United States during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland.

Three 12-week-old snow leopard cubs, (Panthera uncia) Animesh, Ariun and the third as yet un-named cub venture from their cave at Marwell Zoo near Winchester, southern England, for the first time.
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Three 12-week-old snow leopard cubs, (Panthera uncia) Animesh, Ariun and the third as yet un-named cub venture from their cave at Marwell Zoo near Winchester, southern England, for the first time.

England`s James Anderson and Matt Prior attend a training session at Lord`s cricket ground in London.
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England`s James Anderson and Matt Prior attend a training session at Lord`s cricket ground in London.

Municipal police officers gesture as they participate in a anti-austerity rally outside the Greek parliament in central Athens. Anti-austerity protests have been taking place in Athens ahead of the Greek parliament`s vote to introduce thousands of public-sector job cuts and transfers.
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Municipal police officers gesture as they participate in a anti-austerity rally outside the Greek parliament in central Athens. Anti-austerity protests have been taking place in Athens ahead of the Greek parliament`s vote to introduce thousands of public-sector job cuts and transfers.

Policemen beat an activist of National Student Union of India (NSUI) demonstrating against the Bharatiya Janata Party lead Madhya Pradesh state government in Bhopal.
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Policemen beat an activist of National Student Union of India (NSUI) demonstrating against the Bharatiya Janata Party lead Madhya Pradesh state government in Bhopal.

Children who fell sick after eating a free school lunch lie at a hospital in Patna.
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Children who fell sick after eating a free school lunch lie at a hospital in Patna.

A man places a candle after he prayed for former South African president Nelson Mandela inside the St. George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa.
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A man places a candle after he prayed for former South African president Nelson Mandela inside the St. George’s Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa.

Protesters wearing masks depicting French President Francois Hollande and President of Myanmar Thein Sein take part in a demonstration at Place de la Republique square in Paris.
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Protesters wearing masks depicting French President Francois Hollande and President of Myanmar Thein Sein take part in a demonstration at Place de la Republique square in Paris.