Day in Pics: 24th January

Jan 24, 2013, 08:45 AM IST
Supporters of Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez hold photos of him at an event commemorating the 1958 fall of the country`s dictatorship in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Supporters of Venezuela`s President Hugo Chavez hold photos of him at an event commemorating the 1958 fall of the country`s dictatorship in Caracas, Venezuela.

Protestors outside the Oxford Union where Julian Assange is speaking via Video Link.
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Protestors outside the Oxford Union where Julian Assange is speaking via Video Link.

Smog from an inversion hangs over the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City.
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Smog from an inversion hangs over the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City.

Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the deadly September attack on the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
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Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the deadly September attack on the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.

Michelle Valadez, center, whose husband Ignacio was kidnapped, held for three months and killed in 2005, allegedly by the gang led by the Mexican then boyfriend of Frenchwoman Florence Cassez, cries while being interviewed by reporters outside a prison where Cassez had been held in Mexico City.
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Michelle Valadez, center, whose husband Ignacio was kidnapped, held for three months and killed in 2005, allegedly by the gang led by the Mexican then boyfriend of Frenchwoman Florence Cassez, cries while being interviewed by reporters outside a prison where Cassez had been held in Mexico City.

A police officer, left, and four other men watch as activist Zoe Crawford uses body paint to simulate seared flesh as she lays on a barbecue grill in Sydney, Australia, during a protest by PETA.
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A police officer, left, and four other men watch as activist Zoe Crawford uses body paint to simulate seared flesh as she lays on a barbecue grill in Sydney, Australia, during a protest by PETA.

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson speaks at a news conference to announce his hope to reveal next week the major investor group he expects to make an offer for the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif.
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Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson speaks at a news conference to announce his hope to reveal next week the major investor group he expects to make an offer for the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif.

Women reach out their hands to collect knives being distributed by local leaders of Shiv Sena, a right-wing party in Mumbai.
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Women reach out their hands to collect knives being distributed by local leaders of Shiv Sena, a right-wing party in Mumbai.

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands exchange a smile with Singapore`s President Tony Tan, right, at the Istana or presidential palace in Singapore during her official four-day state visit to the country.
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Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands exchange a smile with Singapore`s President Tony Tan, right, at the Istana or presidential palace in Singapore during her official four-day state visit to the country.

An activist dressed as Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stands on a pink bus meant to spread awareness on violence against women, in New Delhi.
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An activist dressed as Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stands on a pink bus meant to spread awareness on violence against women, in New Delhi.

A Kashmiri student marches during a dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in Srinagar.
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A Kashmiri student marches during a dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in Srinagar.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters burn an effigy of Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde during a protest in New Delhi.
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters burn an effigy of Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde during a protest in New Delhi.

A Delhi police van, carrying the accused in a gang rape of a 23-year-old woman, enters a district court in New Delhi.
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A Delhi police van, carrying the accused in a gang rape of a 23-year-old woman, enters a district court in New Delhi.

Serbia`s Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his semifinal match against Spain`s David Ferrer at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Serbia`s Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his semifinal match against Spain`s David Ferrer at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Hindu holy man Anand Giri checks delicacies before being served in a community feast at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna River during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.
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Hindu holy man Anand Giri checks delicacies before being served in a community feast at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna River during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.

A Buckingham Palace employee poses with the outfits worn by the four-year-old Prince Charles and the two-year-old Princess Anne at Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II`s Coronation on June 2, 1953, during a photo opportunity at the Throne Room of Buckingham Palace in central London.
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A Buckingham Palace employee poses with the outfits worn by the four-year-old Prince Charles and the two-year-old Princess Anne at Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II`s Coronation on June 2, 1953, during a photo opportunity at the Throne Room of Buckingham Palace in central London.

An activist removes the mask of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after police asked them to leave as they try to stage a protest outside a district court where the men accused in the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student are undergoing trial, in New Delhi.
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An activist removes the mask of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after police asked them to leave as they try to stage a protest outside a district court where the men accused in the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student are undergoing trial, in New Delhi.

The Dalai Lama greets the audience as he arrives to speak on the opening day of Jaipur Literature Festival.
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The Dalai Lama greets the audience as he arrives to speak on the opening day of Jaipur Literature Festival.

Sandya Ekneligoda, wife of missing journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda speaks to reporters during a protest rally out side the parliament in Colombo.
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Sandya Ekneligoda, wife of missing journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda speaks to reporters during a protest rally out side the parliament in Colombo.

Members of military band rehearse for the upcoming Beating Retreat ceremony as workers, unseen, test the illumination at Raisina hill in New Delhi.
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Members of military band rehearse for the upcoming Beating Retreat ceremony as workers, unseen, test the illumination at Raisina hill in New Delhi.