Day in Pics: 22nd March

Mar 22, 2013, 08:26 AM IST
Placards depicting Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy are carried by people to protest against evictions in front a saving bank in Baranain, near to Pamplona northern Spain.
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Placards depicting Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy are carried by people to protest against evictions in front a saving bank in Baranain, near to Pamplona northern Spain.

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Israeli President Shimon Peres after Peres presented him the Israeli Medal of Distinction, at a State Dinner at President’s residence in Jerusalem, Israel.
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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Israeli President Shimon Peres after Peres presented him the Israeli Medal of Distinction, at a State Dinner at President’s residence in Jerusalem, Israel.

Opposition students shouts slogans against supporters of Venezuela`s late President Hugo Chavez as they are blocked by police from reaching the electoral commission, to keep them and Chavez supporters separated, in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Opposition students shouts slogans against supporters of Venezuela`s late President Hugo Chavez as they are blocked by police from reaching the electoral commission, to keep them and Chavez supporters separated, in Caracas, Venezuela.

Serena Williams, of the United States, reaches for a return to Flavia Pennetta, from Italy, during the Sony Open tennis tournament.
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Serena Williams, of the United States, reaches for a return to Flavia Pennetta, from Italy, during the Sony Open tennis tournament.

Yahoo Inc. CEO Marissa Mayer and Irish Prime Minister An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, pose for a photo during a visit to Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.
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Yahoo Inc. CEO Marissa Mayer and Irish Prime Minister An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, pose for a photo during a visit to Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

French President Francois Hollande, center, and French Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti, right, are seen during the opening of the Book Fair in Paris.
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French President Francois Hollande, center, and French Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti, right, are seen during the opening of the Book Fair in Paris.

Emergency personnel are on the scene of a crash and shootout with police involving the driver of a black Cadillac with Colorado plates in Decatur, Texas.
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Emergency personnel are on the scene of a crash and shootout with police involving the driver of a black Cadillac with Colorado plates in Decatur, Texas.

New Zealand Hamish Rutherford opens the batting against England on the first day of the 3rd international cricket test, Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand.
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New Zealand Hamish Rutherford opens the batting against England on the first day of the 3rd international cricket test, Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand.

Men throw and spray colored water on men from the village of Nangaon as they sit on the floor during prayers at the Ladali or Radha temple before the procession for the Lathmar Holy festival, the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana 115 kilometers  from New Delhi.
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Men throw and spray colored water on men from the village of Nangaon as they sit on the floor during prayers at the Ladali or Radha temple before the procession for the Lathmar Holy festival, the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana 115 kilometers from New Delhi.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan wave upon their arrival to the government airport Vnukovo II, outside Moscow, Russia.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan wave upon their arrival to the government airport Vnukovo II, outside Moscow, Russia.

South Korean protesters burn a picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with national flag during an anti-North Korea and pro-South Korea rally near the National Assembly in Seoul.
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South Korean protesters burn a picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with national flag during an anti-North Korea and pro-South Korea rally near the National Assembly in Seoul.

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow, Russia.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow, Russia.

Local residents walk on a road near a burning building following ethnic unrest between Buddhists and Muslims in Meikhtila, Mandalay division, about 550 kilometers (340 miles) north of Yangon, Myanmar.
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Local residents walk on a road near a burning building following ethnic unrest between Buddhists and Muslims in Meikhtila, Mandalay division, about 550 kilometers (340 miles) north of Yangon, Myanmar.

An Indian Border Security Force (BSF) officer lays a wreath on the coffin of his colleague inside their base camp on the outskirts of Srinagar.
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An Indian Border Security Force (BSF) officer lays a wreath on the coffin of his colleague inside their base camp on the outskirts of Srinagar.

British McLaren driver Jenson Button`s girlfriend Jessica Michibata smiles as she leaves his team`s garage after the second practice session for Sunday`s Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang, Malaysia.
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British McLaren driver Jenson Button`s girlfriend Jessica Michibata smiles as she leaves his team`s garage after the second practice session for Sunday`s Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang, Malaysia.

US President Barack Obama reignites the flame during his visit to the the Hall of Remembrance at the Vad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Israel.
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US President Barack Obama reignites the flame during his visit to the the Hall of Remembrance at the Vad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Israel.

President Barack Obama, flanked by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Bethlehem Mayor Vera Baboun, are joined by children at the Church of the Nativity during their visit to the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
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President Barack Obama, flanked by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Bethlehem Mayor Vera Baboun, are joined by children at the Church of the Nativity during their visit to the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Portugal`s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates a goal against Israel during 2014 World Cup group F qualifying soccer in the Ramat Gan stadium near Tel Aviv, Israel.
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Portugal`s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates a goal against Israel during 2014 World Cup group F qualifying soccer in the Ramat Gan stadium near Tel Aviv, Israel.

Egyptians shout anti-Muslim Brotherhood slogans during a march to the Brotherhood headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.
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Egyptians shout anti-Muslim Brotherhood slogans during a march to the Brotherhood headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.

A vehicle stands in flames after it was set on fire by lawyers in Allahabad. The car had earlier hit a lawyer and others reacted to it, according to reports.
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A vehicle stands in flames after it was set on fire by lawyers in Allahabad. The car had earlier hit a lawyer and others reacted to it, according to reports.