Day in Pics: 19th May

May 19, 2014, 08:46 AM IST
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Secretary of State John Kerry, right poses for a selfie with Yale student Ariel Kirshenbaum during Class Day at Yale University, in New Haven, Conn.

Secretary of State John Kerry, right poses for a selfie with Yale student Ariel Kirshenbaum during Class Day at Yale University, in New Haven, Conn.

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India`s Saina Nehwal returns a shot against Canada`s Joycelyn Ko during their women`s singles event of the Uber Cup Badminton in New Delhi.

India`s Saina Nehwal returns a shot against Canada`s Joycelyn Ko during their women`s singles event of the Uber Cup Badminton in New Delhi.

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Steve Vincenti of Miami walks on the beach wearing 500 plastic shopping bags, protesting the use of disposable bags, during a Hands across the Sand event, part of simultaneous events happening globally to raise awareness of the need to end our dependence on fossil fuels and transition to clean energy.

Steve Vincenti of Miami walks on the beach wearing 500 plastic shopping bags, protesting the use of disposable bags, during a Hands across the Sand event, part of simultaneous events happening globally to raise awareness of the need to end our dependence on fossil fuels and transition to clean energy.

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Bradley Wiggins, of Great Britain, receives congratulatory kisses as the overall winner of the final stage of the Tour of California cycling race, in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Bradley Wiggins, of Great Britain, receives congratulatory kisses as the overall winner of the final stage of the Tour of California cycling race, in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

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Prince Charles, right, meets the Governor General of Canada David Johnston in Halifax, Canada.

Prince Charles, right, meets the Governor General of Canada David Johnston in Halifax, Canada.

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Riot police detain a protester as they use water cannons and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine accident that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey.

Riot police detain a protester as they use water cannons and teargas to disperse people who were protesting the Soma mine accident that killed 301 miners, in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Fans of Pachuca play around during the final of the Mexican soccer league between Pachuca and Leon in Pachuca.

Fans of Pachuca play around during the final of the Mexican soccer league between Pachuca and Leon in Pachuca.

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First lady Michelle Obama gives a thumbs up to students during Topeka Public Schools Senior Recognition Program in Topeka, Kan.

First lady Michelle Obama gives a thumbs up to students during Topeka Public Schools Senior Recognition Program in Topeka, Kan.

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Japan`s Minatsu Mitani plays a shot to Germany`s Karin Schnaase during their women`s singles match of the Uber Cup Badminton in New Delhi.

Japan`s Minatsu Mitani plays a shot to Germany`s Karin Schnaase during their women`s singles match of the Uber Cup Badminton in New Delhi.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with upper parliament chamber speaker Valentina Matviyenko prior to the Security Council meeting in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with upper parliament chamber speaker Valentina Matviyenko prior to the Security Council meeting in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi.

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Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, center, and his running mate Hatta Rajasa, rear, greet supporters as they declare their candidacy in July`s presidential election, in Jakarta.

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, center, and his running mate Hatta Rajasa, rear, greet supporters as they declare their candidacy in July`s presidential election, in Jakarta.

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Prince Charles and Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall are greeted by officials in Halifax, as The Royal couple begins a four-day tour of Canada.

Prince Charles and Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall are greeted by officials in Halifax, as The Royal couple begins a four-day tour of Canada.

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Jonny Wilkinson, center, holds up the trophy with teammates after Toulon are crowned European Cup Rugby champions after defeating Clermont Auvergne at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland.

Jonny Wilkinson, center, holds up the trophy with teammates after Toulon are crowned European Cup Rugby champions after defeating Clermont Auvergne at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland.

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Members of a Chinese honor guard prepare for the arrival of President Xi Jinping and Kazakhstan`s President Nursultan Nazarbayev for the welcoming ceremony at the Xijiao State Guesthouse on the eve of the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Shanghai.

Members of a Chinese honor guard prepare for the arrival of President Xi Jinping and Kazakhstan`s President Nursultan Nazarbayev for the welcoming ceremony at the Xijiao State Guesthouse on the eve of the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Shanghai.

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Pro-Russian militants drive atop of an armored personal carrier as they guard streets in Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine

Pro-Russian militants drive atop of an armored personal carrier as they guard streets in Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine

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A visitor takes a photograph of flowers at the Chelsea Flower Show in London

A visitor takes a photograph of flowers at the Chelsea Flower Show in London

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