Day in Pics: 1st May

May 01, 2013, 08:45 AM IST
Muslim children take refuge in forests along a road in Okkan, about 70 miles (110 kilometers) north of Yangon, Myanmar.
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Muslim children take refuge in forests along a road in Okkan, about 70 miles (110 kilometers) north of Yangon, Myanmar.

Republican candidate for the US Senate Gabriel Gomez, left, kisses his wife, Sarah, as he takes to the stage before addressing an audience with a victory speech at a watch party, in Cohasset, Mass.
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Republican candidate for the US Senate Gabriel Gomez, left, kisses his wife, Sarah, as he takes to the stage before addressing an audience with a victory speech at a watch party, in Cohasset, Mass.

Indian youths protest against the attack on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh at a jail in Lahore burn a Pakistani flag and shout slogans in Amritsar.
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Indian youths protest against the attack on Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh at a jail in Lahore burn a Pakistani flag and shout slogans in Amritsar.

Opposition lawmaker Maria Corina Machado is escorted by party members as she arrives to her political party`s headquarters before a press conference in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Opposition lawmaker Maria Corina Machado is escorted by party members as she arrives to her political party`s headquarters before a press conference in Caracas, Venezuela.

Protestors who wrote
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Protestors who wrote "NO" on their hands, in English and Greek, take part in an anti-bailout protest outside of the Cyprus` parliament in capital Nicosia.

Carla Hall holds the winning treat, baked by Sweet Mandy B`s, at the Nestle Crunch 75th Birthday Showdown in Los Angeles.
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Carla Hall holds the winning treat, baked by Sweet Mandy B`s, at the Nestle Crunch 75th Birthday Showdown in Los Angeles.

First lady Michelle Obama listens at left as President Barack Obama speaks during an event to promote hiring military veterans, in the East Room of the the White House.
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First lady Michelle Obama listens at left as President Barack Obama speaks during an event to promote hiring military veterans, in the East Room of the the White House.

Princess Tarinan von Anhalt works on one of her paintings on the West Palm Beach, Fla. airport tarmac.
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Princess Tarinan von Anhalt works on one of her paintings on the West Palm Beach, Fla. airport tarmac.

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks at a news conference on immigration reform at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
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Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks at a news conference on immigration reform at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, shakes hands with Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, shakes hands with Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand.

A Muslim girl weeps as she flees her village, in Okkan, Yangon, Myanmar. Buddhist mobs hurling bricks overran a pair of mosques and set hundreds of homes ablaze in central Myanmar  injuring at least 10 people in the latest anti-Muslim violence to shake the Southeast Asian nation.
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A Muslim girl weeps as she flees her village, in Okkan, Yangon, Myanmar. Buddhist mobs hurling bricks overran a pair of mosques and set hundreds of homes ablaze in central Myanmar injuring at least 10 people in the latest anti-Muslim violence to shake the Southeast Asian nation.

Cambodian garment factory workers smile during a rally to mark the May Day in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Cambodian garment factory workers smile during a rally to mark the May Day in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Gujarat state chief minister Narendra Modi, center, speaks to the media on Gujarat Foundation Day in Ahmadabad.
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Gujarat state chief minister Narendra Modi, center, speaks to the media on Gujarat Foundation Day in Ahmadabad.

Indonesian transvestites take part in a May Day rally in Jakarta.
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Indonesian transvestites take part in a May Day rally in Jakarta.

Indian Sikhs hold placards and shout slogans as they protest after an Indian court Tuesday acquitted a ruling Congress party leader of charges that he incited mobs to kill Sikhs during the country`s 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Jammu.
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Indian Sikhs hold placards and shout slogans as they protest after an Indian court Tuesday acquitted a ruling Congress party leader of charges that he incited mobs to kill Sikhs during the country`s 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Jammu.

Rosen Plevneliev, President of Bulgaria, addresses the Anti-Defamation League`s 2013 Centennial Gala, in Washington D.C.
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Rosen Plevneliev, President of Bulgaria, addresses the Anti-Defamation League`s 2013 Centennial Gala, in Washington D.C.

Indian supporters of Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) or All India Student Council hold placards and shouts slogans against the alleged incursion by Chinese troops into Indian territory, during a protest in Ahmadabad.
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Indian supporters of Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) or All India Student Council hold placards and shouts slogans against the alleged incursion by Chinese troops into Indian territory, during a protest in Ahmadabad.

A Mumbai Metro train passes through a residential area during its first official safety trial run in Mumbai.
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A Mumbai Metro train passes through a residential area during its first official safety trial run in Mumbai.

Pakistan`s former Prime Minister and leader of the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz Sharif speaks during an election rally in Murree, Pakistan.
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Pakistan`s former Prime Minister and leader of the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz Sharif speaks during an election rally in Murree, Pakistan.

Traditional Nyau dancers are seen before performing at an International Workers Day rally in Harare, Zimbabwe.
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Traditional Nyau dancers are seen before performing at an International Workers Day rally in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Activists with their faces painted like badgers dance to Brian May`s
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Activists with their faces painted like badgers dance to Brian May`s "The Badger Song" as they take part in a flash-mob protest against a proposed cull of the animals outside Britain`s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) in London.

Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh, addresses the media as Singh’s wife Sukhpreet Kaur and daughters stand beside her after entering Indian soil at the India-Pakistan border area of Wagah, India.
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Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh, addresses the media as Singh’s wife Sukhpreet Kaur and daughters stand beside her after entering Indian soil at the India-Pakistan border area of Wagah, India.

Carolina Brid celebrates after being crowned Miss Panama 2013 in Panama City. Brid will represent Panama at the Miss Universe beauty pageant.
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Carolina Brid celebrates after being crowned Miss Panama 2013 in Panama City. Brid will represent Panama at the Miss Universe beauty pageant.