Day in Pics: 1st December

Dec 01, 2012, 08:42 AM IST
Buddhist monks march to protest against crackdown on protesters at the Letpadaung copper mine in Monywa, northwestern Myanmar, in Yangon, Myanmar.
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Buddhist monks march to protest against crackdown on protesters at the Letpadaung copper mine in Monywa, northwestern Myanmar, in Yangon, Myanmar.

Children born with congenital disease, second generation victims of the1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, participate in a candle light vigil to pay homage to the people killed in the tragedy, in Bhopal.
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Children born with congenital disease, second generation victims of the1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, participate in a candle light vigil to pay homage to the people killed in the tragedy, in Bhopal.

Shiite Muslims re-enact the seventh century battle of Karbala during the festival of Ashoura in the Shiite neighborhood of Sadr City in Baghdad.
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Shiite Muslims re-enact the seventh century battle of Karbala during the festival of Ashoura in the Shiite neighborhood of Sadr City in Baghdad.

A demonstrator holds a sign with a noose attached in Tahrir Square, where liberal and secular parties are holding major protests against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.
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A demonstrator holds a sign with a noose attached in Tahrir Square, where liberal and secular parties are holding major protests against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.

1st Lt. Aaron Dunn kisses his wife Leanne, holding their baby Emma, age 14 months, following an arrival ceremony for soldiers returning from a deployment in Afghanistan, at Ft. Carson, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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1st Lt. Aaron Dunn kisses his wife Leanne, holding their baby Emma, age 14 months, following an arrival ceremony for soldiers returning from a deployment in Afghanistan, at Ft. Carson, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Russia`s Maria Sharapova and Serbia`s Ana Ivanovic smile at the end of a press conference to present Saturday`s exhibition tennis match against Italy`s Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, in Milan, Italy.
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Russia`s Maria Sharapova and Serbia`s Ana Ivanovic smile at the end of a press conference to present Saturday`s exhibition tennis match against Italy`s Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, in Milan, Italy.

President Barack Obama looks over a rollercoaster with K`NEX Inventor Joel Glickman, left, and Rodon Group President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Araten, right, during a tour of the company in Hatfield, Pa.
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President Barack Obama looks over a rollercoaster with K`NEX Inventor Joel Glickman, left, and Rodon Group President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Araten, right, during a tour of the company in Hatfield, Pa.

Several cars lay in the water after a freight train derailed in Paulsboro, N.J.
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Several cars lay in the water after a freight train derailed in Paulsboro, N.J.

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, left, plays hockey during her visit to St. Andrew’s School, where she attended school from 1986 till 1995, in Pangbourne, England
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Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, left, plays hockey during her visit to St. Andrew’s School, where she attended school from 1986 till 1995, in Pangbourne, England

Australia`s Ricky Ponting runs onto the field on day two of the third cricket test match against South Africa in Perth.
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Australia`s Ricky Ponting runs onto the field on day two of the third cricket test match against South Africa in Perth.

Local and international activists march to demand urgent action to address climate change at the U.N. climate talks in Doha, Qatar.
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Local and international activists march to demand urgent action to address climate change at the U.N. climate talks in Doha, Qatar.

A volunteer displays a banner to promote AIDS awareness during an awareness campaign to mark World AIDS Day in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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A volunteer displays a banner to promote AIDS awareness during an awareness campaign to mark World AIDS Day in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

South Africa`s captain Graeme Smith waves to the crowd after hitting a half century on the second day of the third cricket test match against Australia in Perth.
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South Africa`s captain Graeme Smith waves to the crowd after hitting a half century on the second day of the third cricket test match against Australia in Perth.

Supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi march in Cairo, Egypt. Thousands of people waving Egyptian flags and hoisting large pictures of the president demonsteated across Egypt in support of the president.
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Supporters of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi march in Cairo, Egypt. Thousands of people waving Egyptian flags and hoisting large pictures of the president demonsteated across Egypt in support of the president.

Myanmar children hold placards and shout slogans during a protest in New Delhi. The protest was held to condemn a violent crackdown on protesters who were demanding the suspension of extraction of minerals at Letpadaung copper mine on Nov. 29 in Monywa in northwest Myanmar.
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Myanmar children hold placards and shout slogans during a protest in New Delhi. The protest was held to condemn a violent crackdown on protesters who were demanding the suspension of extraction of minerals at Letpadaung copper mine on Nov. 29 in Monywa in northwest Myanmar.

German Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel waves to supporters in Graz, Austria.
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German Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel waves to supporters in Graz, Austria.

Sadhus led by Swami Madhav Das mark the area of land allotted to them for setting up tents for the upcoming over-a-month-long Mahakumbh fair in Allahabad.
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Sadhus led by Swami Madhav Das mark the area of land allotted to them for setting up tents for the upcoming over-a-month-long Mahakumbh fair in Allahabad.

Rescue workers walk among the crash site of a cargo airplane near the airport at Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. A Red Cross official says the death toll has risen to more than 25 people killed after an Ilyushin-76 cargo plane owned by a private Congolese company crashed near the airport.
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Rescue workers walk among the crash site of a cargo airplane near the airport at Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. A Red Cross official says the death toll has risen to more than 25 people killed after an Ilyushin-76 cargo plane owned by a private Congolese company crashed near the airport.

England’s captain Alastair Cook takes a shot with a ball and bat, as teammates and children watch him during their visit to Future Hope in Kolkata. Future Hope India is a home for underprivileged children in Kolkata.
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England’s captain Alastair Cook takes a shot with a ball and bat, as teammates and children watch him during their visit to Future Hope in Kolkata. Future Hope India is a home for underprivileged children in Kolkata.

A supporter of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi holds a Quran and a poster of the president at a rally in front of Cairo University in Egypt.
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A supporter of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi holds a Quran and a poster of the president at a rally in front of Cairo University in Egypt.

Pope Benedict XVI strokes a lion cub as he greets circus artists and workers, during an audience he held in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican.
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Pope Benedict XVI strokes a lion cub as he greets circus artists and workers, during an audience he held in the Pope Paul VI hall, at the Vatican.

Students make a formation in the shape of the red ribbon, the universal symbol of awareness and support for those living with HIV, in front of the Taj Mahal during World AIDS Day in Agra.
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Students make a formation in the shape of the red ribbon, the universal symbol of awareness and support for those living with HIV, in front of the Taj Mahal during World AIDS Day in Agra.