Day in Pics: 17th July

Jul 17, 2014, 08:14 AM IST
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the media at the end of an EU summit at the European Council building in Brussels.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the media at the end of an EU summit at the European Council building in Brussels.

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Smoke and fire rise from the Evans fire near the Nevada-California state line north of Reno, Nev.

Smoke and fire rise from the Evans fire near the Nevada-California state line north of Reno, Nev.

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Tiger Woods of the US looks up to watch his ball on the practice chipping green ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England.

Tiger Woods of the US looks up to watch his ball on the practice chipping green ahead of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England.

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India`s Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to photographers as he leaves the Itamaraty Palace after attending the final day of the BRICS summit in Brasilia, Brazil.

India`s Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to photographers as he leaves the Itamaraty Palace after attending the final day of the BRICS summit in Brasilia, Brazil.

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Indian policemen detain a Kashmiri protester in Srinagar, India.

Indian policemen detain a Kashmiri protester in Srinagar, India.

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Mohammed Al Awaj, 4, cries while doctors treat him for his injuries following an Israeli airstrike on a vehicle, as he lies on the bed at Nasser hospital in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

Mohammed Al Awaj, 4, cries while doctors treat him for his injuries following an Israeli airstrike on a vehicle, as he lies on the bed at Nasser hospital in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

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President Barack Obama speaks about foreign policy and escalating sanctions against Russia in response to the crisis in Ukraine in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washingon.

President Barack Obama speaks about foreign policy and escalating sanctions against Russia in response to the crisis in Ukraine in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washingon.

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First Lady Michelle Obama, right, hugs six-time Grammy nominee singer Janelle Monae at the Grammy Museum’s Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon in Los Angeles.

First Lady Michelle Obama, right, hugs six-time Grammy nominee singer Janelle Monae at the Grammy Museum’s Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon in Los Angeles.

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Switzerland’s champion tennis player Roger Federer and US champion ski racer Lindsey Vonn played an exhibition tennis match on the Aletsch Glacier below the Sphinx Summit to celebrate the opening of the LINDT Swiss Chocolate Heaven, a shop at 3,454 metres above sea level on Jungfraujoch, Switzerland.

Switzerland’s champion tennis player Roger Federer and US champion ski racer Lindsey Vonn played an exhibition tennis match on the Aletsch Glacier below the Sphinx Summit to celebrate the opening of the LINDT Swiss Chocolate Heaven, a shop at 3,454 metres above sea level on Jungfraujoch, Switzerland.

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Smoke rises after Israeli missile strikes hit the northern Gaza Strip.

Smoke rises after Israeli missile strikes hit the northern Gaza Strip.

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Taiwan`s AT-3 jet trainers fly in close formation over Taichung Air Force base during an air show rehearsal in Taichung, central Taiwan.

Taiwan`s AT-3 jet trainers fly in close formation over Taichung Air Force base during an air show rehearsal in Taichung, central Taiwan.

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A scaled down model of the new `Godzilla,` dwarfs a worker at Tokyo Midtown in Tokyo. The model is being displayed to mark Hollywood`s `Godzilla` remake and the 60th anniversary of the first `Godzilla` movie. `Godzilla,` directed by Gareth Edwards, opens in Japan on July 25.

A scaled down model of the new `Godzilla,` dwarfs a worker at Tokyo Midtown in Tokyo. The model is being displayed to mark Hollywood`s `Godzilla` remake and the 60th anniversary of the first `Godzilla` movie. `Godzilla,` directed by Gareth Edwards, opens in Japan on July 25.

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South Africa`s Jean-Paul Duminy plays a shot during the second day of the first test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

South Africa`s Jean-Paul Duminy plays a shot during the second day of the first test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka.

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Models pose with a Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4 during its launch event in Tokyo.

Models pose with a Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4 during its launch event in Tokyo.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating the new building of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating the new building of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi upon his arrival at Frankfurt International Airport on Thursday on his way back to New Delhi after BRICS Summit.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi upon his arrival at Frankfurt International Airport on Thursday on his way back to New Delhi after BRICS Summit.

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Young walk with umbrellas as it rains in Kolkata.

Young walk with umbrellas as it rains in Kolkata.

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England`s James Anderson celebrates the wicket of India`s Shikhar Dhawan during the first day of the second test match between England and India at Lord`s cricket ground in London.

England`s James Anderson celebrates the wicket of India`s Shikhar Dhawan during the first day of the second test match between England and India at Lord`s cricket ground in London.

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Vodafone CEO and Managing Director, Marten Pieters (L) and founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, Cherie Blair launch the Vodafaone Connected Women Report 2014 in New Delhi.

Vodafone CEO and Managing Director, Marten Pieters (L) and founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, Cherie Blair launch the Vodafaone Connected Women Report 2014 in New Delhi.

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Pilgrims proceed towards the Holy Amarnath Cave Shrine at Chandanwari in Jammu & Kashmir.

Pilgrims proceed towards the Holy Amarnath Cave Shrine at Chandanwari in Jammu & Kashmir.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President of Guyana Donald Ramotar during a bilateral meeting in Brasilia.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President of Guyana Donald Ramotar during a bilateral meeting in Brasilia.

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