Day in Pics: 19th August

Aug 19, 2014, 09:21 AM IST
President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room in the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room in the White House in Washington.

A family displaced by fighting in Ukraine wait to board a bus ahead of their journey by train to the Russian Siberian city of Irkutsk, where they are being relocated, at a refugee camp set up by the Russian Emergencies Ministry about 10 kilometers (6 miles) from the Russia-Ukrainian border, near Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia.
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A family displaced by fighting in Ukraine wait to board a bus ahead of their journey by train to the Russian Siberian city of Irkutsk, where they are being relocated, at a refugee camp set up by the Russian Emergencies Ministry about 10 kilometers (6 miles) from the Russia-Ukrainian border, near Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia.

Cami Lanclos reacts to a curious raccoon, near the jetties at St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach, Fla.
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Cami Lanclos reacts to a curious raccoon, near the jetties at St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach, Fla.

Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan delivers a speech during a protest in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan delivers a speech during a protest in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Britain`s Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at the Relationships Alliance Summit 2014 at the Royal College of GPs in London.
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Britain`s Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at the Relationships Alliance Summit 2014 at the Royal College of GPs in London.

Vice President Joe Biden ceremonially swears in Julian Castro, left, as the new Housing and Urban Development Secretary in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington.
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Vice President Joe Biden ceremonially swears in Julian Castro, left, as the new Housing and Urban Development Secretary in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington.

Elle Lucier, center, is comforted by Shawn Walton, left, and Sheola Farquharson as she pauses while fighting back tears during a speech at a rally in response to the fatal shooting of Michael Brown,  in Atlanta.
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Elle Lucier, center, is comforted by Shawn Walton, left, and Sheola Farquharson as she pauses while fighting back tears during a speech at a rally in response to the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, in Atlanta.

Indian villagers use a bamboo structure to move across a flooded village in Morigaon district of northeastern Assam state, India.
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Indian villagers use a bamboo structure to move across a flooded village in Morigaon district of northeastern Assam state, India.

The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force`s anti-landmine missile is launched during an annual live firing exercise at Higashi Fuji range in Gotemba, southwest of Tokyo.
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The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force`s anti-landmine missile is launched during an annual live firing exercise at Higashi Fuji range in Gotemba, southwest of Tokyo.

An air tanker drops fire retardent on a fire which was burning on a ridge northeast of Oakhurst, Calif.
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An air tanker drops fire retardent on a fire which was burning on a ridge northeast of Oakhurst, Calif.

A citizen peacekeeper tries to keep protesters back as police advance, in Ferguson, Mo.
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A citizen peacekeeper tries to keep protesters back as police advance, in Ferguson, Mo.

President Pranab Mukherjee (R) pays a tribute to former President Shanker Dayal Sharma on the occasion of his 96th birth anniversary in New Delhi.
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President Pranab Mukherjee (R) pays a tribute to former President Shanker Dayal Sharma on the occasion of his 96th birth anniversary in New Delhi.

A villager paddles a boat through flood waters, crossing a submerged hut at Pobitora in Morigaon district in Assam.
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A villager paddles a boat through flood waters, crossing a submerged hut at Pobitora in Morigaon district in Assam.

Survivors of Saturday`s boat sinking, Jan van Ommen of the Netherlands, left, helps Alie van Ommen Jansen, center, on their arrival at Bali international airport, Indonesia.
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Survivors of Saturday`s boat sinking, Jan van Ommen of the Netherlands, left, helps Alie van Ommen Jansen, center, on their arrival at Bali international airport, Indonesia.

Afghan president Hamid Karzai, puts flowers on the `Independence Minaret` monument during the Independence Day ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan president Hamid Karzai, puts flowers on the `Independence Minaret` monument during the Independence Day ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan.

A protestor is detained in Ferguson, Mo. The Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown by police has touched off rancorous protests in Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb where police have used riot gear and tear gas.
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A protestor is detained in Ferguson, Mo. The Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown by police has touched off rancorous protests in Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb where police have used riot gear and tear gas.

German chancellor Angela Merkel tastes a stew in a field kitchen during her visit to the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance in Bonn, western Germany.
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German chancellor Angela Merkel tastes a stew in a field kitchen during her visit to the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance in Bonn, western Germany.

Syed Ali Shah Geelani leaves after a meeting at Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.
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Syed Ali Shah Geelani leaves after a meeting at Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laying foundation stone for four laning of Kaithal-Rajasthan Border Section of National Highway in Kaithal on Tuesday. Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki and CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda are also seen.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi laying foundation stone for four laning of Kaithal-Rajasthan Border Section of National Highway in Kaithal on Tuesday. Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki and CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda are also seen.

BJP National President Amit Shah is presented with a painting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his mother during a party workers` meeting in Lucknow.
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BJP National President Amit Shah is presented with a painting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his mother during a party workers` meeting in Lucknow.

FC Barcelona`s Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, holds his new shirt during a press conference of his presentation at the Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain.
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FC Barcelona`s Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, holds his new shirt during a press conference of his presentation at the Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain.

Three supporters of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) led alliance share an umbrella as it rains during a protest against the Bangladesh government’s recently launched National Broadcast Policy in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Three supporters of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) led alliance share an umbrella as it rains during a protest against the Bangladesh government’s recently launched National Broadcast Policy in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Supporters of Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan dance on the lyrics of a song in Khan`s support, during a protest in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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Supporters of Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan dance on the lyrics of a song in Khan`s support, during a protest in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Police arrest people who were protesting against Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani outside Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.
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Police arrest people who were protesting against Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani outside Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture on EBOLA virus with a message “Join hands to fight EBOLA” at Puri beach in Odisha.
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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture on EBOLA virus with a message “Join hands to fight EBOLA” at Puri beach in Odisha.