Day in Pics: 18th October

Oct 18, 2012, 09:00 AM IST
An Indian boy covers his nose as he sits in his shop while a municipal worker, background, fogs for mosquitos in New Delhi.
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An Indian boy covers his nose as he sits in his shop while a municipal worker, background, fogs for mosquitos in New Delhi.

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a meeting on arms trade in the Novo-Ogaryovo outside Moscow.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a meeting on arms trade in the Novo-Ogaryovo outside Moscow.

Patience Jonathan, Nigeria`s first lady, centre, dances to the crowd upon her arrival at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Nigeria.
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Patience Jonathan, Nigeria`s first lady, centre, dances to the crowd upon her arrival at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Nigeria.

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks at a grassroots event at Cornell College.
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President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks at a grassroots event at Cornell College.

Pro-life demonstrators dressed in animal costumes holding protest signs that read in Spanish;
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Pro-life demonstrators dressed in animal costumes holding protest signs that read in Spanish; "Save the humans," perform in front of the Uruguayan Congress in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Protesters shout slogans against Bolivia`s former President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada, holding images symbolizing the epitaphs of demonstrators who they say died in 2007 and 2008 from injuries suffered in 2003, Bolivia.
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Protesters shout slogans against Bolivia`s former President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada, holding images symbolizing the epitaphs of demonstrators who they say died in 2007 and 2008 from injuries suffered in 2003, Bolivia.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, foreground third from left, and attendees pose for photos during the Myanmar-US Human Rights Dialogue in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.
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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, foreground third from left, and attendees pose for photos during the Myanmar-US Human Rights Dialogue in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran speaks to journalists during a press conference in Kuwait. The Iranian President is in Kuwait to attend the first summit of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue.
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President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran speaks to journalists during a press conference in Kuwait. The Iranian President is in Kuwait to attend the first summit of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue.

Britain`s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and Patron of St Giles Trust, looks at a special cake re-enacting the scene from his wedding in 2011 where he drove the car with his wife the Duchess of Cambridge, prior attending the annual October Club dinner in aid of the St Giles Trust, in London.
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Britain`s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and Patron of St Giles Trust, looks at a special cake re-enacting the scene from his wedding in 2011 where he drove the car with his wife the Duchess of Cambridge, prior attending the annual October Club dinner in aid of the St Giles Trust, in London.

This photo released by Disney-ABC Domestic Television shows first lady Michelle Obama, left, with co-hosts Kelly Ripa, center, and Michael Strahan during a taping of
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This photo released by Disney-ABC Domestic Television shows first lady Michelle Obama, left, with co-hosts Kelly Ripa, center, and Michael Strahan during a taping of "Live! with Kelly and Michael," in New York.

Myanmar Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a regular session of parliament at Myanmar Lower House in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.
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Myanmar Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a regular session of parliament at Myanmar Lower House in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito, left, and Crown Princess Masako appear at the entrance of the Akasaka Palace, as Naruhito departs for Luxemburg, in Tokyo.
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Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito, left, and Crown Princess Masako appear at the entrance of the Akasaka Palace, as Naruhito departs for Luxemburg, in Tokyo.

A tourist photographs a sculputure
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A tourist photographs a sculputure "The Travelers Have Arrived" by Gillie and Marc Scattner during the world`s largest annual free-to-the-public outdoor art exhibition, "Sculptures By The Sea" in Sydney.

Children perform the Garba, a traditional dance of Gujarat state, during Navratri celebrations in Ahmadabad.
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Children perform the Garba, a traditional dance of Gujarat state, during Navratri celebrations in Ahmadabad.

Olympic swimming gold medalist Michael Phelps, left, speaks with Chinese Olympic breaststroke champion Luo Xuejuan during a press conference ahead of the World Celebrity Pro-Am golf tournament in Haikou, in southern China`s island province Hainan.
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Olympic swimming gold medalist Michael Phelps, left, speaks with Chinese Olympic breaststroke champion Luo Xuejuan during a press conference ahead of the World Celebrity Pro-Am golf tournament in Haikou, in southern China`s island province Hainan.

Models display creations by Japanese designer Yukiko Hanai during the 2013 Spring/Summer Collection at the Tokyo Fashion Week in Tokyo.
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Models display creations by Japanese designer Yukiko Hanai during the 2013 Spring/Summer Collection at the Tokyo Fashion Week in Tokyo.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai, right, speaks during a joint press conference with NATO`s Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the presidential palace in Kabul.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai, right, speaks during a joint press conference with NATO`s Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the presidential palace in Kabul.

A Jammu and Kashmir government employee shouts slogans as he is detained along with other protesters by police in Srinagar.
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A Jammu and Kashmir government employee shouts slogans as he is detained along with other protesters by police in Srinagar.

Fusiliers march towards Parliament in London, during a protest by serving and retired soldiers.
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Fusiliers march towards Parliament in London, during a protest by serving and retired soldiers.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari pays homage to martyrs of the 1962 India-China war before that start of the Shahid Shraddhanjali Yatra, or Journey to pay homage to Martyrs, in Gauhati.
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari pays homage to martyrs of the 1962 India-China war before that start of the Shahid Shraddhanjali Yatra, or Journey to pay homage to Martyrs, in Gauhati.

People burn incense sticks from candle lights as they offer prayers for Cambodia`s late King Norodom Sihanouk in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh.
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People burn incense sticks from candle lights as they offer prayers for Cambodia`s late King Norodom Sihanouk in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh.

Former Sri Lankan army chief and defeated presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka waves to his supporters next to his wife Anoma and Buddhist monks during a rally in Colombo.
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Former Sri Lankan army chief and defeated presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka waves to his supporters next to his wife Anoma and Buddhist monks during a rally in Colombo.

A protester clashes with riot police during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in Athens.
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A protester clashes with riot police during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in Athens.

An artists in the role of demon king Ravana performs the traditional Ramleela drama, narrating the life of God Rama, on stage during celebrations to mark Dussehra festival in Allahabad.
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An artists in the role of demon king Ravana performs the traditional Ramleela drama, narrating the life of God Rama, on stage during celebrations to mark Dussehra festival in Allahabad.

Facebook India head Kirthiga Reddy gestures before addressing the media at the Facebook office in Hyderabad. Facebook Thursday announced the opening of its new office in Hyderabad.
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Facebook India head Kirthiga Reddy gestures before addressing the media at the Facebook office in Hyderabad. Facebook Thursday announced the opening of its new office in Hyderabad.

Former Sri Lankan cricket team captain Sanath Jayasuriya, briefs the media, upon his arrival to Karachi. He arrived in the southern port city of Karachi on Thursday to lead an International World XI in two exhibition Twenty20 matches against a Pakistan All Stars side this weekend.
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Former Sri Lankan cricket team captain Sanath Jayasuriya, briefs the media, upon his arrival to Karachi. He arrived in the southern port city of Karachi on Thursday to lead an International World XI in two exhibition Twenty20 matches against a Pakistan All Stars side this weekend.