Day in Pics: 24th June

Jun 24, 2013, 08:49 AM IST
A model presents a creation by Polish designer Maria Mrowca during the Warsaw Fashion Street show held on one of the main streets in Warsaw, Poland.
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A model presents a creation by Polish designer Maria Mrowca during the Warsaw Fashion Street show held on one of the main streets in Warsaw, Poland.

Jamaican churchgoers chant during an anti-gay rally in Kingston, Jamaica.
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Jamaican churchgoers chant during an anti-gay rally in Kingston, Jamaica.

Shiite Muslim worshippers gather outside Imam Hussein shrine, seen in the background, during the preparations for the annual festival of Shabaniyah, which marks the anniversary of the birth of the ninth-century Shiite leader known as the Hidden Imam, in Karbala, Baghdad.
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Shiite Muslim worshippers gather outside Imam Hussein shrine, seen in the background, during the preparations for the annual festival of Shabaniyah, which marks the anniversary of the birth of the ninth-century Shiite leader known as the Hidden Imam, in Karbala, Baghdad.

A model wears a creation for Prada men`s Spring-Summer 2014 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy.
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A model wears a creation for Prada men`s Spring-Summer 2014 collection, part of the Milan Fashion Week, unveiled in Milan, Italy.

Actors Sandra Bullock, left, and Melissa McCarthy attend
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Actors Sandra Bullock, left, and Melissa McCarthy attend "The Heat" premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York.

Wildfire smoke plumes above Del Norte Peak in near Del Norte, Colo.
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Wildfire smoke plumes above Del Norte Peak in near Del Norte, Colo.

A protestor with a Brazilian flag covering his face stands on the main road leading to the Castelao stadium before the start of a soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Nigeria and Spain in Fortaleza, Brazil.
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A protestor with a Brazilian flag covering his face stands on the main road leading to the Castelao stadium before the start of a soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Nigeria and Spain in Fortaleza, Brazil.

A spectator holds a sign
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A spectator holds a sign "All to the streets for a better country without vandalism. Be strong Brazilians" prior to the soccer Confederations Cup group B match between Nigeria and Spain at the Castelao stadium in Fortaleza, Brazil.

The moon rises behind the Washington Monument. The so-called supermoon appeared up to 14 percent larger than normal as our celestial neighbor swung closer to Earth, reaching its closest distance early Sunday morning.
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The moon rises behind the Washington Monument. The so-called supermoon appeared up to 14 percent larger than normal as our celestial neighbor swung closer to Earth, reaching its closest distance early Sunday morning.

India`s players celebrate winning the ICC Champions Trophy Final cricket match against England at Edgbaston cricket ground, Birmingham, England.
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India`s players celebrate winning the ICC Champions Trophy Final cricket match against England at Edgbaston cricket ground, Birmingham, England.

Rep. Jodie Laubenberg, R-Parker, center, sponsor of Senate Bill 5, is flanked by fellow Republicans during the second reading of the abortion bill on the House floor of the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Texas.
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Rep. Jodie Laubenberg, R-Parker, center, sponsor of Senate Bill 5, is flanked by fellow Republicans during the second reading of the abortion bill on the House floor of the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Texas.

Aerialist Nik Wallenda, left, is welcomed by his wife, Erendira, after walking a 2-inch-thick steel cable that took him a quarter mile over the Little Colorado River Gorge in northeastern Arizona.
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Aerialist Nik Wallenda, left, is welcomed by his wife, Erendira, after walking a 2-inch-thick steel cable that took him a quarter mile over the Little Colorado River Gorge in northeastern Arizona.

US Secretary of State John Kerry gestures to the media at the end of a photo opportunity with Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry gestures to the media at the end of a photo opportunity with Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

South Korean protesters burn a mock North Korean rocket during a rally against North Korea ahead of the 63th anniversary of the outbreak out of the Korean War in Seoul, South Korea.
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South Korean protesters burn a mock North Korean rocket during a rally against North Korea ahead of the 63th anniversary of the outbreak out of the Korean War in Seoul, South Korea.

Tourists wear face mask as haze shrouds at a sightseeing spot near Petronas Twin Tower in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
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Tourists wear face mask as haze shrouds at a sightseeing spot near Petronas Twin Tower in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

Residents gather along the main street of San Juan, east of Manila, Philippines to celebrate the feast of San Juan township`s patron saint of St. John The Baptist.
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Residents gather along the main street of San Juan, east of Manila, Philippines to celebrate the feast of San Juan township`s patron saint of St. John The Baptist.

An injured pilgrim cries as army soldiers carry her after she was rescued from the higher reaches of mountains, at a makeshift helipad at Joshimath, in northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.
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An injured pilgrim cries as army soldiers carry her after she was rescued from the higher reaches of mountains, at a makeshift helipad at Joshimath, in northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.

A demonstrator is arrested as he tries to deploy a banner at the start of a European foreign and agriculture ministers meeting in Luxembourg.
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A demonstrator is arrested as he tries to deploy a banner at the start of a European foreign and agriculture ministers meeting in Luxembourg.

Palestinians inspect the damage following an Israeli air strike in Al-Zawaida in the central Gaza Strip. Israeli aircraft pounded targets in the Gaza Strip early Monday after rockets were fired at Israel from the territory, the military said, unsettling a tenuous cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
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Palestinians inspect the damage following an Israeli air strike in Al-Zawaida in the central Gaza Strip. Israeli aircraft pounded targets in the Gaza Strip early Monday after rockets were fired at Israel from the territory, the military said, unsettling a tenuous cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.

A woman covers herself with a face mask as she walks on a street in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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A woman covers herself with a face mask as she walks on a street in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Black smoke rise from a burning house that was attacked during clashes that erupted between followers of a radical Sunni cleric Sheik Ahmad al-Assir and Shiite gunmen in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon.
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Black smoke rise from a burning house that was attacked during clashes that erupted between followers of a radical Sunni cleric Sheik Ahmad al-Assir and Shiite gunmen in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon.

South African president Jacob Zuma, addresses journalists in Johannesburg. Zuma said that Nelson Mandela’s condition in a Pretoria hospital remained critical for a second straight day and described the stricken anti-apartheid hero as being “asleep” when he visited Mandela the previous evening.
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South African president Jacob Zuma, addresses journalists in Johannesburg. Zuma said that Nelson Mandela’s condition in a Pretoria hospital remained critical for a second straight day and described the stricken anti-apartheid hero as being “asleep” when he visited Mandela the previous evening.

Bangladeshi women cry holding photographs of their missing relatives as they plead for help and demand compensation for the dead and missing workers of the garment factory building collapse, in Savar, near Dhaka.
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Bangladeshi women cry holding photographs of their missing relatives as they plead for help and demand compensation for the dead and missing workers of the garment factory building collapse, in Savar, near Dhaka.

Young Buddhist monks gather at Tergar Monastery to pray for the flood victims of northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, in Bodhgaya.
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Young Buddhist monks gather at Tergar Monastery to pray for the flood victims of northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, in Bodhgaya.

Former Governor of California and founding chair of the R20 initiative Arnold Schwarzenegger addresses the media, at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels.
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Former Governor of California and founding chair of the R20 initiative Arnold Schwarzenegger addresses the media, at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels.

Pippa Middleton, right, and Carole Middleton, sister and mother of Kate,the Duchess of Cambridge, arrive to watch the tennis match between Britain`s Andy Murray and Nicolas Mahut of France, on the centre court at Queen`s Club grass court championships in London.
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Pippa Middleton, right, and Carole Middleton, sister and mother of Kate,the Duchess of Cambridge, arrive to watch the tennis match between Britain`s Andy Murray and Nicolas Mahut of France, on the centre court at Queen`s Club grass court championships in London.

US Secretary of State John Kerry, shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during their meeting at the prime minister`s residence in New Delhi.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry, shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during their meeting at the prime minister`s residence in New Delhi.

Festival-goers dance to Clockwork at the Circuit Grounds stage at the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, in Las Vegas.
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Festival-goers dance to Clockwork at the Circuit Grounds stage at the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, in Las Vegas.

Shiite Muslim worshippers gather at the holy shrine of Imam Abbas during the annual festival of Shabaniyah, which marks the anniversary of the birth of the ninth-century Shiite leader known as the Hidden Imam, in Karbala.
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Shiite Muslim worshippers gather at the holy shrine of Imam Abbas during the annual festival of Shabaniyah, which marks the anniversary of the birth of the ninth-century Shiite leader known as the Hidden Imam, in Karbala.

Britain`s Prime Minister David Cameron, left, talks to RAF Pilot Andy Green about the British built Bloodhound Jet Car, that he will drive to try and break the World land speed record of 763 mph (1228 Km per hour), during an event outside 10 Downing Street in London
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Britain`s Prime Minister David Cameron, left, talks to RAF Pilot Andy Green about the British built Bloodhound Jet Car, that he will drive to try and break the World land speed record of 763 mph (1228 Km per hour), during an event outside 10 Downing Street in London

An Indian Army soldier takes position at the site of shootout on the outskirts of Srinagar.
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An Indian Army soldier takes position at the site of shootout on the outskirts of Srinagar.