Day in Pics: 21st June

Jun 21, 2013, 08:39 AM IST
Sanya Richards-Ross blows a kiss to the crowd after her senior women`s 400-meter run heat at the U.S. Championships athletics meet, in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Sanya Richards-Ross blows a kiss to the crowd after her senior women`s 400-meter run heat at the U.S. Championships athletics meet, in Des Moines, Iowa.

A helicopter carrying evacuated residents lands on a road in High River, Alta.
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A helicopter carrying evacuated residents lands on a road in High River, Alta.

Undefeated WBC champion Timothy Bradley, Jr., left, poses with Juan Manuel Marquez during a news conference, in Los Angeles.
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Undefeated WBC champion Timothy Bradley, Jr., left, poses with Juan Manuel Marquez during a news conference, in Los Angeles.

A protester holds a placard during a demonstration protesting the extension of the parliament’s mandate, in Beirut, Lebanon.
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A protester holds a placard during a demonstration protesting the extension of the parliament’s mandate, in Beirut, Lebanon.

In this photo released by China`s Xinhua Agency, a firefighter tries to extinguish blaze on the roof of Riga Castle, Latvia.
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In this photo released by China`s Xinhua Agency, a firefighter tries to extinguish blaze on the roof of Riga Castle, Latvia.

Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez,  appears with her twins Emme Marbiel Muniz, and Maximilian David Muniz, on the lap of Casper Smart at a ceremony honoring her on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.
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Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez, appears with her twins Emme Marbiel Muniz, and Maximilian David Muniz, on the lap of Casper Smart at a ceremony honoring her on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.

A shanty town along the banks of the Yamuna River lies partially submerged in floodwater, in New Delhi.
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A shanty town along the banks of the Yamuna River lies partially submerged in floodwater, in New Delhi.

Military police detain a man during an anti-government protest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Military police detain a man during an anti-government protest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

UN refugee chief, Antonio Guterres, along with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, visit Zaatari refugee camp, near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan.
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UN refugee chief, Antonio Guterres, along with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, visit Zaatari refugee camp, near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan.

US Education Secretary Arne Duncan visits with young students at the St. Benedict Center for Early Childhood Education in Louisville, Ky. Duncan is touting President Barack Obama`s $75 billion proposal for a huge expansion of early childhood learning.
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US Education Secretary Arne Duncan visits with young students at the St. Benedict Center for Early Childhood Education in Louisville, Ky. Duncan is touting President Barack Obama`s $75 billion proposal for a huge expansion of early childhood learning.

Artist Faith Ringgold poses for a portrait in front of a painted self-portrait during a press preview of her exhibition,
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Artist Faith Ringgold poses for a portrait in front of a painted self-portrait during a press preview of her exhibition, "American People, Black Light: Faith Ringgold’s Paintings of the 1960s" at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington.

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a Gays and Lesbian in Foreign Affairs Agencies Pride event at the State Department in Washington.
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Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a Gays and Lesbian in Foreign Affairs Agencies Pride event at the State Department in Washington.

In this picture provided by Hallstatt.net flood rushes down a street in the village of Hallstatt, Austria.
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In this picture provided by Hallstatt.net flood rushes down a street in the village of Hallstatt, Austria.

Fire blaze is seen on the roof of Latvia`s medieval Riga Castle, a museum and presidential residence. The Baltic News Service is reporting that a fire has partially damaged the Riga Castle, a medieval fortress that houses the National History Museum of Latvia.
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Fire blaze is seen on the roof of Latvia`s medieval Riga Castle, a museum and presidential residence. The Baltic News Service is reporting that a fire has partially damaged the Riga Castle, a medieval fortress that houses the National History Museum of Latvia.

Volvo Auto India managing director Tomas Ernberg poses for a photograph during the launch of the V40 Cross Country crossover sports utility vehicle, in Ahmedabad.
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Volvo Auto India managing director Tomas Ernberg poses for a photograph during the launch of the V40 Cross Country crossover sports utility vehicle, in Ahmedabad.

Rescue workers look for trapped people after a residential building collapsed in Thane district on the outskirts of Mumbai. A three-story building collapsed early Friday in India`s financial capital amid monsoon rains, killing at least 10 people, including five children, and injuring nine others, police said.
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Rescue workers look for trapped people after a residential building collapsed in Thane district on the outskirts of Mumbai. A three-story building collapsed early Friday in India`s financial capital amid monsoon rains, killing at least 10 people, including five children, and injuring nine others, police said.

People comfort a boy who lost his family member in a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Peshawar.
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People comfort a boy who lost his family member in a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Peshawar.