Day in Pics: 21st October

Oct 21, 2012, 09:50 AM IST
Women dressed as a traditional Mexican
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Women dressed as a traditional Mexican "Catrinas" sit on the sidewalk during a parade of large alebrijes in Mexico City.

Lauren Jenson cheers for the U.S. women`s national team before an international friendly soccer match game against the Germany women`s national team in Bridgeview, Ill.
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Lauren Jenson cheers for the U.S. women`s national team before an international friendly soccer match game against the Germany women`s national team in Bridgeview, Ill.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran, addresses the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters.
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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran, addresses the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters.

Masked police officers stand guard as residents stand in the doorway of their home in downtown Colon, Panama.
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Masked police officers stand guard as residents stand in the doorway of their home in downtown Colon, Panama.

From left: Britain`s Jonathan Brownlee, silver medal, Spain`s Javier Gomez, winner of the Elite Men`s Race of the World Triathlon Grand Final and bronze medal winner Switzerland`s Sven Riederer pose in Auckland, New Zealand.
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From left: Britain`s Jonathan Brownlee, silver medal, Spain`s Javier Gomez, winner of the Elite Men`s Race of the World Triathlon Grand Final and bronze medal winner Switzerland`s Sven Riederer pose in Auckland, New Zealand.

Arunachali Monpa tribal women walk at Sela Pass, at an altitude of 4,100 meters (13,700 feet) near the Indo-China border, in Arunachal Pradesh.
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Arunachali Monpa tribal women walk at Sela Pass, at an altitude of 4,100 meters (13,700 feet) near the Indo-China border, in Arunachal Pradesh.

A young Kashmir girl, relative of civilian Farooq Ahmed, cries during his funeral procession in Lariyar, Srinagar. Hundreds attended the funeral of Ahmed a day after he was killed in an open fire carried by gunmen on a military convey and at a hotel in Kashmir Friday, according to the police.
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A young Kashmir girl, relative of civilian Farooq Ahmed, cries during his funeral procession in Lariyar, Srinagar. Hundreds attended the funeral of Ahmed a day after he was killed in an open fire carried by gunmen on a military convey and at a hotel in Kashmir Friday, according to the police.

Vice President Joe Biden gestures while speaking about election choices, during a campaign stop at the Ketterlinus Gymnasium in St. Augustine, Fla.
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Vice President Joe Biden gestures while speaking about election choices, during a campaign stop at the Ketterlinus Gymnasium in St. Augustine, Fla.

Lebanese mourners light candles during a vigil for Brig. Gen. Wissam al-Hassan and at least seven others who were killed in a Friday bomb attack in Beirut.
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Lebanese mourners light candles during a vigil for Brig. Gen. Wissam al-Hassan and at least seven others who were killed in a Friday bomb attack in Beirut.

Russian pairs team Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankon wave to the crowd at ShoWare Center in Kent, WA, after winning the pairs title at Skate America.
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Russian pairs team Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankon wave to the crowd at ShoWare Center in Kent, WA, after winning the pairs title at Skate America.

Moto3 rider Zulfahmi Khairuddin from Malaysia leads the pack at the start of Moto3 Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix in Sepang.
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Moto3 rider Zulfahmi Khairuddin from Malaysia leads the pack at the start of Moto3 Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix in Sepang.

Actors dressed as communist Red Army soldiers celebrate victory on top of a replica of a Kuomintang tank as they take part in a battle re-enactment of the Defense of Yan’an at a tourist attraction in Yan`an, in northwestern China`s Shaanxi province.
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Actors dressed as communist Red Army soldiers celebrate victory on top of a replica of a Kuomintang tank as they take part in a battle re-enactment of the Defense of Yan’an at a tourist attraction in Yan`an, in northwestern China`s Shaanxi province.

A Cambodian child watches residents offer prayers to the late former King Norodom Sihanouk in front of Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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A Cambodian child watches residents offer prayers to the late former King Norodom Sihanouk in front of Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

MotoGP rider Dani Pedrosa of Spain celebrates on the podium after winning the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix in Sepang, Malaysia.
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MotoGP rider Dani Pedrosa of Spain celebrates on the podium after winning the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix in Sepang, Malaysia.

Pope Benedict XVI is framed by a Swiss Guard as he celebrates a canonization ceremony, in St. Peter`s Square, at the Vatican.
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Pope Benedict XVI is framed by a Swiss Guard as he celebrates a canonization ceremony, in St. Peter`s Square, at the Vatican.

A man in the outfit of a giant puppet performs during a cultural festival held to celebrate the anniversary of a Chinese temple at the China Town in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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A man in the outfit of a giant puppet performs during a cultural festival held to celebrate the anniversary of a Chinese temple at the China Town in Jakarta, Indonesia.

A man carries one corner of the Syrian revolutionary flag as well as a Lebanese national flag, as people gather in Martyrs` Square before the funeral for the country`s intelligence chief, Brig. Gen. Wissam al-Hassan in Beirut.
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A man carries one corner of the Syrian revolutionary flag as well as a Lebanese national flag, as people gather in Martyrs` Square before the funeral for the country`s intelligence chief, Brig. Gen. Wissam al-Hassan in Beirut.

Denmark`s Caroline Wozniacki returns the ball to Australia`s Samantha Stosur during the final match of the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow.
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Denmark`s Caroline Wozniacki returns the ball to Australia`s Samantha Stosur during the final match of the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow.

Indian youth play soccer amidst early morning fog on the onset of winter in Kolkata.
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Indian youth play soccer amidst early morning fog on the onset of winter in Kolkata.

Jammu Kashmir state policemen salute during a parade to observe the Police Commemoration Day on the outskirts of Srinagar.
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Jammu Kashmir state policemen salute during a parade to observe the Police Commemoration Day on the outskirts of Srinagar.

A Hindu priest performs a ritual with a banana plant on the banks of the Ganges river with landmark Howrah Bridge in background on the second day of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.
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A Hindu priest performs a ritual with a banana plant on the banks of the Ganges river with landmark Howrah Bridge in background on the second day of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

A replica of a Kuomintang aircraft explodes during a battle re-enactment of the Defense of Yan’an at a tourist attraction in Yan`an, in northwestern China`s Shaanxi province.
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A replica of a Kuomintang aircraft explodes during a battle re-enactment of the Defense of Yan’an at a tourist attraction in Yan`an, in northwestern China`s Shaanxi province.