Day in Pics: 22nd July

Jul 22, 2014, 08:19 AM IST
Indian West Bengal state’s Trinamool Congress party (TMC) supporters gather as they observe Martyrs` Day in Kolkata, India.
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Indian West Bengal state’s Trinamool Congress party (TMC) supporters gather as they observe Martyrs` Day in Kolkata, India.

Marie Morosky, of Newtown, Conn. holds up a sign with images of the children killed in the Sandy Hook School shooting outside a fundraising event for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at a private residence,  in Greenwich, Conn.
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Marie Morosky, of Newtown, Conn. holds up a sign with images of the children killed in the Sandy Hook School shooting outside a fundraising event for Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at a private residence, in Greenwich, Conn.

People react as they look at flowers placed in front of the Asian Glories restaurant, after a walk to commemorate victims of Flight 17 in Rotterdam.
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People react as they look at flowers placed in front of the Asian Glories restaurant, after a walk to commemorate victims of Flight 17 in Rotterdam.

Lebanese and Palestinians hold up placards during a protest against the war in Gaza, in Beirut, Lebanon.
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Lebanese and Palestinians hold up placards during a protest against the war in Gaza, in Beirut, Lebanon.

Palestinian medics treat a wounded boy following an Israeli air strike on a family house, at a treatment room of al Najar hospital in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip.
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Palestinian medics treat a wounded boy following an Israeli air strike on a family house, at a treatment room of al Najar hospital in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip.

Secretary of State John Kerry meets with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in Cairo, Egypt.
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Secretary of State John Kerry meets with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in Cairo, Egypt.

President Barack Obama bestows the Medal of Honor, the nation`s highest decoration for battlefield valor, to Ryan M. Pitts, 28, of Nashua, NH, a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war despite his own critical injuries, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama bestows the Medal of Honor, the nation`s highest decoration for battlefield valor, to Ryan M. Pitts, 28, of Nashua, NH, a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war despite his own critical injuries, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

Britain`s Prince William and Kate Duchess of Cambridge and the Prince during a visit to the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum, London.
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Britain`s Prince William and Kate Duchess of Cambridge and the Prince during a visit to the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum, London.

President Pranab Mukherjee with UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and others during an Iftar party at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.
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President Pranab Mukherjee with UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and others during an Iftar party at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

Relatives and family members greet an accused of the 1993 Surat bomb blasts case, after he was released from the jail in Surat.
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Relatives and family members greet an accused of the 1993 Surat bomb blasts case, after he was released from the jail in Surat.

Baylor`s Trayvon Bromell, center, celebrates after winning the men`s 100 meters while Florida State`s Dentarius Locke, left, and Northwestern State`s Justin Walker, right, follow at the NCAA track and field championships, in Eugene, Ore.
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Baylor`s Trayvon Bromell, center, celebrates after winning the men`s 100 meters while Florida State`s Dentarius Locke, left, and Northwestern State`s Justin Walker, right, follow at the NCAA track and field championships, in Eugene, Ore.

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto gestures during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto gestures during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Afghan and foreign security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack at the deputy counter narcotic compound in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan and foreign security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack at the deputy counter narcotic compound in Kabul, Afghanistan.

British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pose for photographers outside 10 Downing Street, before the start of their meeting in London.
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British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pose for photographers outside 10 Downing Street, before the start of their meeting in London.

Palestinian Khaled Sharmi, 67, walks past the Al Aqsa Martyrs mosque, destroyed by an overnight Israeli strike, in Gaza City. Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early on Tuesday, a Gaza police official said, as the UN chief Ban Ki-moon and the US Secretary of State John Kerry launched a high-level effort to end two weeks of deadly fighting.
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Palestinian Khaled Sharmi, 67, walks past the Al Aqsa Martyrs mosque, destroyed by an overnight Israeli strike, in Gaza City. Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early on Tuesday, a Gaza police official said, as the UN chief Ban Ki-moon and the US Secretary of State John Kerry launched a high-level effort to end two weeks of deadly fighting.

French President, Francois Hollande, right, poses with Queen Letizia of Spain upon her arrival with Spain`s King Felipe VI at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France.
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French President, Francois Hollande, right, poses with Queen Letizia of Spain upon her arrival with Spain`s King Felipe VI at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France.

Supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo cut their hair to celebrate in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, won the country`s presidential election with 53 percent of the vote.
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Supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo cut their hair to celebrate in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, won the country`s presidential election with 53 percent of the vote.

A woman struggles with her umbrella in strong winds and rain from approaching Typhoon Matmo in Taipei, Taiwan.
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A woman struggles with her umbrella in strong winds and rain from approaching Typhoon Matmo in Taipei, Taiwan.

People place flowers after a special prayer for the victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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People place flowers after a special prayer for the victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley greets World Bank President Jim Yong Kim during a meeting at North Block in New Delhi.
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley greets World Bank President Jim Yong Kim during a meeting at North Block in New Delhi.

Girls enjoying a dip in temperature at the Rajpath after rains lashed in New Delhi.
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Girls enjoying a dip in temperature at the Rajpath after rains lashed in New Delhi.

Telangana chief minister Mr K.Chandrashekhar Rao presenting a cheque Rs.1 crore to Sania Mirza at ITC Kakatiya in Hyderabad.
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Telangana chief minister Mr K.Chandrashekhar Rao presenting a cheque Rs.1 crore to Sania Mirza at ITC Kakatiya in Hyderabad.