Day in Pics: 20th January

Jan 20, 2014, 08:43 AM IST
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Protesters clash with riot police in central Kiev, Ukraine.

Protesters clash with riot police in central Kiev, Ukraine.

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Pope Francis kisses a baby during his visit at the Sacro Cuore church in Rome.

Pope Francis kisses a baby during his visit at the Sacro Cuore church in Rome.

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Serena Burla is the first woman to cross the finish line to win the USATF Houston Half Marathon championship at the Houston Half Marathon, in Houston.

Serena Burla is the first woman to cross the finish line to win the USATF Houston Half Marathon championship at the Houston Half Marathon, in Houston.

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Denver Broncos fan Nick Hess, of Longmont, Colo., shows off his colors in Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium during the start of the AFC Championship NFL football playoff game as the Broncos host the New England Patriots in Denver.

Denver Broncos fan Nick Hess, of Longmont, Colo., shows off his colors in Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium during the start of the AFC Championship NFL football playoff game as the Broncos host the New England Patriots in Denver.

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A relative of the former worker of the Ingenio San Antonio, ISA, fires a homemade mortar during protests in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua.

A relative of the former worker of the Ingenio San Antonio, ISA, fires a homemade mortar during protests in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua.

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Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia celebrates her win over Maria Sharapova of Russia during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia celebrates her win over Maria Sharapova of Russia during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

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An anti-government protester cheers during a rally in Bangkok, Thailand. Two explosions shook an anti-government demonstration site in Thailand`s capital on Sunday in the latest violence to hit Bangkok as the nation`s increasingly volatile political crisis drags on.

An anti-government protester cheers during a rally in Bangkok, Thailand. Two explosions shook an anti-government demonstration site in Thailand`s capital on Sunday in the latest violence to hit Bangkok as the nation`s increasingly volatile political crisis drags on.

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A man navigates his bicycle through floodwaters in Jakarta, Indonesia. Seasonal rains and high tides in recent days have caused widespread flooding across much of Indonesia.

A man navigates his bicycle through floodwaters in Jakarta, Indonesia. Seasonal rains and high tides in recent days have caused widespread flooding across much of Indonesia.

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Andy Murray of Britain waves to the crowd after defeating Stephane Robert of France in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

Andy Murray of Britain waves to the crowd after defeating Stephane Robert of France in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Pakistani security officials examine the site of a suicide bombing in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up not far from Pakistan’s military headquarters Monday, killing nine people a day after a militants bombing inside an army compound in the northwest of the country, officials and militants said.

Pakistani security officials examine the site of a suicide bombing in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up not far from Pakistan’s military headquarters Monday, killing nine people a day after a militants bombing inside an army compound in the northwest of the country, officials and militants said.

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French President Francois Hollande poses for a photo with parliament president Anouchka van Miltenburg prior to a meeting in The Hague, Netherlands.

French President Francois Hollande poses for a photo with parliament president Anouchka van Miltenburg prior to a meeting in The Hague, Netherlands.

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Indian soldiers wait before the beginning of rehearsals for the Republic Day parade early in the morning in New Delhi.

Indian soldiers wait before the beginning of rehearsals for the Republic Day parade early in the morning in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with his cabinet colleague Manish Sisodia during a dharna demanding action against police personnel for alleged dereliction of duty at Raisina Road, near Rail Bhavan in New Delhi.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with his cabinet colleague Manish Sisodia during a dharna demanding action against police personnel for alleged dereliction of duty at Raisina Road, near Rail Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Delhi Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee members shout slogans during a protest march against Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti at PHQ in New Delhi.

Delhi Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee members shout slogans during a protest march against Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti at PHQ in New Delhi.

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Protesters clash with police, in central Kiev, Ukraine. Protesters erected barricades from charred vehicles and other materials in central Kiev as the sound of stun grenades can be heard in the freezing air as police try to quell anti-government street protests.

Protesters clash with police, in central Kiev, Ukraine. Protesters erected barricades from charred vehicles and other materials in central Kiev as the sound of stun grenades can be heard in the freezing air as police try to quell anti-government street protests.

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A Hindu devotee receives blessings of an elephant at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, during the annual month-long Hindu religious fair

A Hindu devotee receives blessings of an elephant at the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, during the annual month-long Hindu religious fair "Magh Mela" in Allahabad.

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A supporter of Bangladesh`s former Prime Minister and opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Khaleda Zia, shouts slogans during a public meeting addressed by Zia in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

A supporter of Bangladesh`s former Prime Minister and opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Khaleda Zia, shouts slogans during a public meeting addressed by Zia in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Sunanda Pushkar`s husband Union minister Shashi Tharoor and her son Shiv Menon before immersing her ashes in River Ganga in Haridwar.

Sunanda Pushkar`s husband Union minister Shashi Tharoor and her son Shiv Menon before immersing her ashes in River Ganga in Haridwar.

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