Day in Pics: 24th November

Nov 24, 2012, 08:43 AM IST
An Indian Shiite Muslim flagellates himself during a procession to mark Muharram in Amroha.
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An Indian Shiite Muslim flagellates himself during a procession to mark Muharram in Amroha.

Daniela Hanchova of Slovakia attends a press conference held ahead of the
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Daniela Hanchova of Slovakia attends a press conference held ahead of the "Clash of the Continents" exhibition tennis match, in Singapore.

Sonia Gandhi, left, applauds for Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva after he delivered the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Lecture in New Delhi.
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Sonia Gandhi, left, applauds for Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva after he delivered the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Lecture in New Delhi.

Egyptian protesters opposed to president Mohammed Morsi try to breach a building during clashes near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt.
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Egyptian protesters opposed to president Mohammed Morsi try to breach a building during clashes near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt.

Shiite Muslim worshippers gather inside the holy shrine of Imam Hussein to mark the Muslim festival of Ashoura, an important period of mourning for Shiites in Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq.
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Shiite Muslim worshippers gather inside the holy shrine of Imam Hussein to mark the Muslim festival of Ashoura, an important period of mourning for Shiites in Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq.

First lady Michelle Obama, with daughters Sasha and Malia, left, and first dog Bo, walk on the North Portico of the White House in Washington, where they received the official White House Christmas tree, a 19-foot Fraser Fir from Jefferson, N.C.
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First lady Michelle Obama, with daughters Sasha and Malia, left, and first dog Bo, walk on the North Portico of the White House in Washington, where they received the official White House Christmas tree, a 19-foot Fraser Fir from Jefferson, N.C.

Palestinians bury Anwar Qudih, 20, during his funeral in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.
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Palestinians bury Anwar Qudih, 20, during his funeral in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

Karen Levin, carrying an American flag with corporate logos protests Wal-Mart in Boynton Beach, Fla.
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Karen Levin, carrying an American flag with corporate logos protests Wal-Mart in Boynton Beach, Fla.

British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels.
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British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels.

Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt and US athlete Allyson Felix take part in a press conference on the eve of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Athlete of the Year Award marking the centenary of IAAF in Barcelona.
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Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt and US athlete Allyson Felix take part in a press conference on the eve of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Athlete of the Year Award marking the centenary of IAAF in Barcelona.

Anti-government protesters, calling for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down, kicks away tear gas canister fired by police in Bangkok.
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Anti-government protesters, calling for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down, kicks away tear gas canister fired by police in Bangkok.

South Africa`s Jacques Kallis, left, is unable to execute a sweep shot and will be caught behind for 58 runs by Australia`s Matthew Wade, right, on the third day of their cricket test match in Adelaide.
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South Africa`s Jacques Kallis, left, is unable to execute a sweep shot and will be caught behind for 58 runs by Australia`s Matthew Wade, right, on the third day of their cricket test match in Adelaide.

Palestinian schoolchildren walk in debris by a damaged school in Gaza City. Schools in Gaza opened Saturday for the first time since the truce, which calls for an end to Gaza rocket fire on Israel and Israeli airstrikes on Gaza, came after eight days of cross-border fighting.
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Palestinian schoolchildren walk in debris by a damaged school in Gaza City. Schools in Gaza opened Saturday for the first time since the truce, which calls for an end to Gaza rocket fire on Israel and Israeli airstrikes on Gaza, came after eight days of cross-border fighting.

Egyptian pro-democracy demonstrators occupy Tahrir Square, birthplace of the Arab Spring, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Egyptian pro-democracy demonstrators occupy Tahrir Square, birthplace of the Arab Spring, in Cairo, Egypt.

Pope Benedict XVI makes his way through cardinals as he arrives inside St. Peter`s Basilica at the Vatican to preside over a consistory.
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Pope Benedict XVI makes his way through cardinals as he arrives inside St. Peter`s Basilica at the Vatican to preside over a consistory.

A New recruit of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) adjusts his turban during a passing-out parade ceremony in Humhama, on the outskirts of Srinagar.
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A New recruit of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) adjusts his turban during a passing-out parade ceremony in Humhama, on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Kashmiri Shiite Muslims take part in a Muharram procession in Srinagar. Muharram is a month of mourning in remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed.
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Kashmiri Shiite Muslims take part in a Muharram procession in Srinagar. Muharram is a month of mourning in remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed.

Policewomen detain women activists during a protest in Hyderabad. The activists were protesting increasing atrocities against women in the city.
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Policewomen detain women activists during a protest in Hyderabad. The activists were protesting increasing atrocities against women in the city.