Day in Pics: 24th October

Oct 24, 2012, 09:54 AM IST
Animal rights protesters from the Hunt Saboteurs Association, dressed as hunters `beat` a fellow protester dressed as a fox, as they stage a play for the benefit of the media outside the police headquarters in central London.
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Animal rights protesters from the Hunt Saboteurs Association, dressed as hunters `beat` a fellow protester dressed as a fox, as they stage a play for the benefit of the media outside the police headquarters in central London.

Tens of thousands of people attend a rally of the oppositional association One Million People for The Freedom of The Press, nicknamed Milla, in downtown Budapest.
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Tens of thousands of people attend a rally of the oppositional association One Million People for The Freedom of The Press, nicknamed Milla, in downtown Budapest.

Indian men take shelter under a tree during a sudden downpour in New Delhi.
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Indian men take shelter under a tree during a sudden downpour in New Delhi.

Nepalese devotees drag a sacrificial water buffalo during the ninth day of the Dashain festival at Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal.
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Nepalese devotees drag a sacrificial water buffalo during the ninth day of the Dashain festival at Bhaktapur, on the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal.

President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III, left, shakes hands with Australia`s Governor General Quentin Bryce at Government House in Canberra, Australia.
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President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III, left, shakes hands with Australia`s Governor General Quentin Bryce at Government House in Canberra, Australia.

Steven Sinofsky, president of the Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft, gestures during a preview of the new operating system Windows 8 and tablet computer Surface in Shanghai.
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Steven Sinofsky, president of the Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft, gestures during a preview of the new operating system Windows 8 and tablet computer Surface in Shanghai.

Amidst tear gas, demonstrators carry a metallic sheet during a protest in downtown Colon, Panama.
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Amidst tear gas, demonstrators carry a metallic sheet during a protest in downtown Colon, Panama.

A man distributes banners reading
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A man distributes banners reading "no unfair financial cuts" during a demonstration outside Parliament as lawmakers debate budget spending cuts for 2013 in Madrid, Spain.

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, speaks during a campaign event at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Golden, Colo.
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Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, speaks during a campaign event at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Golden, Colo.

 Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks to journalists during a press conference in Kuwait, where he attends the first summit of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD). Even as U.S. and European sanctions tighten around Iran`s economy, officials in Tehran are busy reaching out to Asian markets as a critical lifeline.
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks to journalists during a press conference in Kuwait, where he attends the first summit of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD). Even as U.S. and European sanctions tighten around Iran`s economy, officials in Tehran are busy reaching out to Asian markets as a critical lifeline.

Okinawa citizens hold a banner denouncing a rape of a Japanese woman by two US sailors and the US military`s decision to deploy the Marines` MV-22 Osprey hybrid aircraft to a base during a protest rally in Ginowan in Okinawa, southern Japan.
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Okinawa citizens hold a banner denouncing a rape of a Japanese woman by two US sailors and the US military`s decision to deploy the Marines` MV-22 Osprey hybrid aircraft to a base during a protest rally in Ginowan in Okinawa, southern Japan.

An Afghan man takes his animals around a livestock market to sell for the upcoming Eid al-Adha festival in Kabul.
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An Afghan man takes his animals around a livestock market to sell for the upcoming Eid al-Adha festival in Kabul.

President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III, sits with Australian PM Julia Gillard in her office at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia.
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President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III, sits with Australian PM Julia Gillard in her office at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia.

Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona, center, entertains fans in Kannur, Kerala. Maradona arrived on Tuesday in India’s southern most state on a two-day private visit.
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Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona, center, entertains fans in Kannur, Kerala. Maradona arrived on Tuesday in India’s southern most state on a two-day private visit.

Workers of the Korea Aerospace Research Institute wheel the Korea Space Launch Vehicle-1 (KSLV-1), South Korea`s third space rocket, to its launch pad at the Naro Space Center in Goheung, South Korea.
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Workers of the Korea Aerospace Research Institute wheel the Korea Space Launch Vehicle-1 (KSLV-1), South Korea`s third space rocket, to its launch pad at the Naro Space Center in Goheung, South Korea.

Displaced Syrian men wait for food near an NGO charitable kitchen in a refugee camp near Azaz, Syria.
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Displaced Syrian men wait for food near an NGO charitable kitchen in a refugee camp near Azaz, Syria.

Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot to Sara Errani of Italy during their tennis match at the WTA championship in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot to Sara Errani of Italy during their tennis match at the WTA championship in Istanbul, Turkey.

Ethnic Innthar people row a long boat by legs as they celebrate the annual Paung-Daw-Oo pagoda festival in Inlay Lake, Southern Shan State, Myanmar.
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Ethnic Innthar people row a long boat by legs as they celebrate the annual Paung-Daw-Oo pagoda festival in Inlay Lake, Southern Shan State, Myanmar.

Hindu women apply vermillion powder on each other during Durga Puja festivities in New Delhi.
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Hindu women apply vermillion powder on each other during Durga Puja festivities in New Delhi.

Visitors watch Sergei Sudeikin`s Russia Winter Carnival, right, and Yuri Annenkov`s Set Design for Lola Montes, left, at a pre-auction show organized by Sotheby`s in Moscow, Russia.
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Visitors watch Sergei Sudeikin`s Russia Winter Carnival, right, and Yuri Annenkov`s Set Design for Lola Montes, left, at a pre-auction show organized by Sotheby`s in Moscow, Russia.

Chinese paramilitary police officers and residents converge on the body of Dorje Rinchen, unseen, a farmer in his late 50s, who self immolated on the main street in Xiahe in northwestern China`s Gansu province.
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Chinese paramilitary police officers and residents converge on the body of Dorje Rinchen, unseen, a farmer in his late 50s, who self immolated on the main street in Xiahe in northwestern China`s Gansu province.

Red Bull Formula One Australian driver Mark Webber, shakes hands with Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir for the benefit of the media during an F1 promotional event in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi.
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Red Bull Formula One Australian driver Mark Webber, shakes hands with Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir for the benefit of the media during an F1 promotional event in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

PM Manmohan Singh and Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi, take aim with a bow and arrow, as Congress party President Sonia Gandhi looks on before the burning of an effigy of demon King Ravana during Dussehra celebrations in New Delhi.
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PM Manmohan Singh and Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi, take aim with a bow and arrow, as Congress party President Sonia Gandhi looks on before the burning of an effigy of demon King Ravana during Dussehra celebrations in New Delhi.