Day in Pics: 17th October

Oct 17, 2012, 08:15 AM IST
First lady Michelle Obama gestures to the crowd while speaking at Carmichael Arena on the campus of University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, in Chapel Hill, N.C.
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First lady Michelle Obama gestures to the crowd while speaking at Carmichael Arena on the campus of University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Multiple fire departments, Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Ashland Sheriff`s Office respond to a two vehicle accident in Ashland, Ohio.
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Multiple fire departments, Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Ashland Sheriff`s Office respond to a two vehicle accident in Ashland, Ohio.

Panama`s fans cheer prior to a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match between Cuba an Panama in Havana, Cuba.
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Panama`s fans cheer prior to a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match between Cuba an Panama in Havana, Cuba.

Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, waves while being introduced before the second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney at Hofstra University.
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Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, waves while being introduced before the second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney at Hofstra University.

Moderator Candy Crowley, center, applauds as President Barack Obama, right, shakes hands with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University.
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Moderator Candy Crowley, center, applauds as President Barack Obama, right, shakes hands with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University.

Cambodians burn incense stick as they offer prayers in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Cambodians burn incense stick as they offer prayers in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, right, introduces her delegation to her Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh, on her arrival at the Indian Presidential palace for ceremonial reception, in New Delhi.
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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, right, introduces her delegation to her Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh, on her arrival at the Indian Presidential palace for ceremonial reception, in New Delhi.

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius, center, delivers his opening speech at the start of a conference gathering representatives of Syrian rebels, at the Quai d`Orsay in Paris.
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French foreign minister Laurent Fabius, center, delivers his opening speech at the start of a conference gathering representatives of Syrian rebels, at the Quai d`Orsay in Paris.

Myanmar lawyers hold placards and march as they protest against the sellout of Yangon`s 101-year-old High Court and a plan to convert the city`s imposing old police headquarters into a Chinese-owned hotel in Yangon, Myanmar.
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Myanmar lawyers hold placards and march as they protest against the sellout of Yangon`s 101-year-old High Court and a plan to convert the city`s imposing old police headquarters into a Chinese-owned hotel in Yangon, Myanmar.

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, left, speaks with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan or Presidential Palace in New Delhi.
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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, left, speaks with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan or Presidential Palace in New Delhi.

Robot models with faces attached with portraits of South Korean rapper Psy, who sings the popular
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Robot models with faces attached with portraits of South Korean rapper Psy, who sings the popular "Gangnam Style" song, perform the dance during a contest for reports of future strategies of robots in Seoul.

Students participate in a prayer ceremony in support of and for the recovery of 14-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai at a school in Ahmadabad.
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Students participate in a prayer ceremony in support of and for the recovery of 14-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai at a school in Ahmadabad.

Mahindra and Mahindra Automotive and Farm Equipment Sectors President Pawan Goenka poses with SsangYong Motor Co.`s new car Rexton in Mumbai.
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Mahindra and Mahindra Automotive and Farm Equipment Sectors President Pawan Goenka poses with SsangYong Motor Co.`s new car Rexton in Mumbai.

Indonesian boy scouts throw packages of marijuana into the fire as they burn drugs confiscated in raids in the past few months, at the local police headquarters in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia.
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Indonesian boy scouts throw packages of marijuana into the fire as they burn drugs confiscated in raids in the past few months, at the local police headquarters in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia.

Pope Benedict XVI is greeted by faithful as he arrives in St. Peter`s square for the weekly general audience at the Vatican.
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Pope Benedict XVI is greeted by faithful as he arrives in St. Peter`s square for the weekly general audience at the Vatican.

A phoenix float with the casket carrying the body of former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk arrives at the Royal Palace as mourners lining up the streets to pay their respects in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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A phoenix float with the casket carrying the body of former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk arrives at the Royal Palace as mourners lining up the streets to pay their respects in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Students shout slogans against government cuts in education during a demonstration in Barcelona, Spain.
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Students shout slogans against government cuts in education during a demonstration in Barcelona, Spain.

An exile Tibetan prostrates and drags a coffin to show solidarity to those who self immolated in Tibet during a protest in New Delhi.
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An exile Tibetan prostrates and drags a coffin to show solidarity to those who self immolated in Tibet during a protest in New Delhi.

Workers pull an idol of Hindu goddess Durga to its worship venue in Kolkata.
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Workers pull an idol of Hindu goddess Durga to its worship venue in Kolkata.

Former Brazilian soccer player Pele, visits the Soccer Footprints promenade on the seafront of the principality of Monaco dedicated to the greatest players in the history of the football, before the ceremony of the
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Former Brazilian soccer player Pele, visits the Soccer Footprints promenade on the seafront of the principality of Monaco dedicated to the greatest players in the history of the football, before the ceremony of the "Golden Foot 2012" awards.

Indian anti-corruption activists Anjali Damania and Arvind Kejriwal display a calendar during a news conference in New Delhi. Kejriwal accused Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari, of being involved in an irrigation scam in Maharashtra.
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Indian anti-corruption activists Anjali Damania and Arvind Kejriwal display a calendar during a news conference in New Delhi. Kejriwal accused Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari, of being involved in an irrigation scam in Maharashtra.