Day in Pics: 23rd March

Mar 23, 2014, 09:44 AM IST
A crew member of Japan`s Maritime Self-Defense Force, right, is wished well by a crew member of the Royal Malaysian Air Force before leaving the Royal Malaysian Air Force base for Australia to join a search and rescue operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines, flight MH370, in Subang, Malaysia.
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A crew member of Japan`s Maritime Self-Defense Force, right, is wished well by a crew member of the Royal Malaysian Air Force before leaving the Royal Malaysian Air Force base for Australia to join a search and rescue operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines, flight MH370, in Subang, Malaysia.

A fireman extinguishes a fire set by demonstrators during a protest against the government in Madrid, Spain.
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A fireman extinguishes a fire set by demonstrators during a protest against the government in Madrid, Spain.

A protester confronts a riot police during violent clashes at the end of a protest march in Forestal Park, in Santiago, Chile.
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A protester confronts a riot police during violent clashes at the end of a protest march in Forestal Park, in Santiago, Chile.

China`s President Xi Jinping, second left, his wife Peng Liyuan, left, Dutch King Willem Alexander, center, Queen Maxima, second right, and Princess Beatrix, right, pose for the official photo at the royal palace in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
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China`s President Xi Jinping, second left, his wife Peng Liyuan, left, Dutch King Willem Alexander, center, Queen Maxima, second right, and Princess Beatrix, right, pose for the official photo at the royal palace in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

US first lady Michelle Obama, center, speaks during a round table discussion on education at the US Embassy in Beijing, China.
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US first lady Michelle Obama, center, speaks during a round table discussion on education at the US Embassy in Beijing, China.

A masked anti-government protester uses a slingshot to shoot marbles at Bolivarian National guards during clashes in Caracas, Venezuela.
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A masked anti-government protester uses a slingshot to shoot marbles at Bolivarian National guards during clashes in Caracas, Venezuela.

People watch a TV news program showing rockets launched by North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea.
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People watch a TV news program showing rockets launched by North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea.

Aam Aadmi Party, or Common Man Party, nominee and former Miss India Gul Panag campaigns on a public bus in Chandigarh.
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Aam Aadmi Party, or Common Man Party, nominee and former Miss India Gul Panag campaigns on a public bus in Chandigarh.

Cyclists hold up a banner reading `Pray for MH370` during
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Cyclists hold up a banner reading `Pray for MH370` during "The Ride of Prayer" for the missing Malaysia Airlines, flight MH370, in Sepang, Malaysia.

Serena Williams, of the United States, returns to Caroline Garcia, of France, at the Sony Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla.
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Serena Williams, of the United States, returns to Caroline Garcia, of France, at the Sony Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla.

Former President Bill Clinton, left, listens as former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a student conference for the Clinton Global Initiative University, at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz. More than 1,000 college students are gathered at Arizona State University this weekend as part of the Clinton Global Initiative University`s efforts to advance solutions to pressing world challenges.
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Former President Bill Clinton, left, listens as former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a student conference for the Clinton Global Initiative University, at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz. More than 1,000 college students are gathered at Arizona State University this weekend as part of the Clinton Global Initiative University`s efforts to advance solutions to pressing world challenges.

Bashir Ahmad, center, brother of killed Agence France-Press journalist Sardar Ahmad cries during his brother`s funeral ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan. Sardar, his wife and two of his young children were killed when four gunmen attacked the Serena hotel in Kabul during New Year`s celebrations on March 20, 214. Nine people, including four foreigners were killed during the attack.
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Bashir Ahmad, center, brother of killed Agence France-Press journalist Sardar Ahmad cries during his brother`s funeral ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan. Sardar, his wife and two of his young children were killed when four gunmen attacked the Serena hotel in Kabul during New Year`s celebrations on March 20, 214. Nine people, including four foreigners were killed during the attack.

US first lady Michelle Obama walks with her daughters Malia and Sasha as they visit the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China in Beijing.
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US first lady Michelle Obama walks with her daughters Malia and Sasha as they visit the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China in Beijing.

A singer performs on stage during a campaign rally of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto`s Great Indonesia Movement Party at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta.
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A singer performs on stage during a campaign rally of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto`s Great Indonesia Movement Party at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta.

Pakistani Air Force planes fly in formation over the presidential palace during a ceremony marking National Day in Islamabad.
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Pakistani Air Force planes fly in formation over the presidential palace during a ceremony marking National Day in Islamabad.

Pakistan players celebrate the dismissal of Australia`s batsman Shane Watson, right, during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Pakistan players celebrate the dismissal of Australia`s batsman Shane Watson, right, during their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

A tourist, face smeared with colored powder, dances during a religious spring festival Holi in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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A tourist, face smeared with colored powder, dances during a religious spring festival Holi in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The European Ariane 5 ECA rocket is launched in Kourou, French Guiana.
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The European Ariane 5 ECA rocket is launched in Kourou, French Guiana.

India`s batsmen Rohit Sharma, right, and Suresh Raina, second right, smile as they leave the ground after their team`s win over West Indies` in the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match in Dhaka.
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India`s batsmen Rohit Sharma, right, and Suresh Raina, second right, smile as they leave the ground after their team`s win over West Indies` in the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match in Dhaka.