Day in Pics: 25th May

May 25, 2013, 10:52 AM IST
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First lady Michelle Obama and actress Kerry Washington smile as they arrive for a performance at Savoy Elementary School in Washington.

First lady Michelle Obama and actress Kerry Washington smile as they arrive for a performance at Savoy Elementary School in Washington.

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Thousands of youths release into the sky paper lanterns to celebrate

Thousands of youths release into the sky paper lanterns to celebrate "World Peace Through Meditation" in an attempt to break a Guinness World Record, at the University of the Philippines campus at Miagao, Iloilo city in central Philippines.

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President Barack Obama embraces a member of the 2013 graduating class at the United States Naval Academy commncement ceremony in Annapolis, Md.

President Barack Obama embraces a member of the 2013 graduating class at the United States Naval Academy commncement ceremony in Annapolis, Md.

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A Saginaw police officer climbs through the rubble as a STARS bus sits on the lawn of a house in Saginaw after it collided with a minivan and heavily damaged two houses before hitting a tree on Friday morning.

A Saginaw police officer climbs through the rubble as a STARS bus sits on the lawn of a house in Saginaw after it collided with a minivan and heavily damaged two houses before hitting a tree on Friday morning.

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Men tease a character Nakti, the sister of demon Hiranyakashyap, as ritualistic celebrations to mark Narsingh Jayanti in Ajmer.

Men tease a character Nakti, the sister of demon Hiranyakashyap, as ritualistic celebrations to mark Narsingh Jayanti in Ajmer.

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Villagers and forest officials sprinkle water on an elephant who had fallen ill reportedly due to intense heat in the Bankura district, in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.

Villagers and forest officials sprinkle water on an elephant who had fallen ill reportedly due to intense heat in the Bankura district, in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.

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An Egyptian woman holds an empty pot with Arabic reading,

An Egyptian woman holds an empty pot with Arabic reading, "high prices" and a kerosene lamp, with Arabic reading, "the renaissance," as she protests against power cuts and poverty in Cairo, Egypt.

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Singer Rihanna performs on stage during a concert at the Mawazine Festival in Rabat, Morocco. Rihanna started with Morocco`s biggest music festival before beginning the European leg of Diamonds World Tour.

Singer Rihanna performs on stage during a concert at the Mawazine Festival in Rabat, Morocco. Rihanna started with Morocco`s biggest music festival before beginning the European leg of Diamonds World Tour.

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A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket lifts off from Complex 37, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket lifts off from Complex 37, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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Actress Vanessa Hudgens poses before hosting the nighttime 5K run/walk Electric Run LA at the Home Depot Center, in Carson, Calif.

Actress Vanessa Hudgens poses before hosting the nighttime 5K run/walk Electric Run LA at the Home Depot Center, in Carson, Calif.

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King Abdullah II of Jordan gives the opening speech at the World Economic Forum, held at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention center, in Southern Shuneh, 34 miles (55 kilometers) southeast of Amman, Jordan.

King Abdullah II of Jordan gives the opening speech at the World Economic Forum, held at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention center, in Southern Shuneh, 34 miles (55 kilometers) southeast of Amman, Jordan.

12/19

Activists in Ukraine`s first gay pride demonstration during the action in Kiev, Ukraine.

Activists in Ukraine`s first gay pride demonstration during the action in Kiev, Ukraine.

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Russia`s Maria Sharapova returns the ball during a training session for the 2013 French Open tennis tournament, at Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

Russia`s Maria Sharapova returns the ball during a training session for the 2013 French Open tennis tournament, at Roland Garros stadium in Paris.

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Runners start at the `GutsMuths Rennsteiglauf` marathon, one of Europe`s most popular cross-country races, in Neuhaus am Rennweg, Germany.

Runners start at the `GutsMuths Rennsteiglauf` marathon, one of Europe`s most popular cross-country races, in Neuhaus am Rennweg, Germany.

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abet, plays tug-of-war with Myanmar school children at Lat Yat San Friends Elementary School in Yangon, Myanmar.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abet, plays tug-of-war with Myanmar school children at Lat Yat San Friends Elementary School in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Devotees attend a prayer meeting on Buddha Purnima festival in New Delhi.

Devotees attend a prayer meeting on Buddha Purnima festival in New Delhi.

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Pakistanis gather by the wreckage of a minibus, which was burnt after gas cylinder explosion, in Gujrat, Pakistan. Police say that a teacher was among more than a dozen people burned to death in eastern Pakistan when a minibus taking children to school suddenly caught fire.

Pakistanis gather by the wreckage of a minibus, which was burnt after gas cylinder explosion, in Gujrat, Pakistan. Police say that a teacher was among more than a dozen people burned to death in eastern Pakistan when a minibus taking children to school suddenly caught fire.

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England`s captain Alastair Cook, plays a shot bowled by New Zealand`s Doug Bracewell on the second day of the second test match between England and New Zealand at Headingley cricket ground in Leeds, England.

England`s captain Alastair Cook, plays a shot bowled by New Zealand`s Doug Bracewell on the second day of the second test match between England and New Zealand at Headingley cricket ground in Leeds, England.

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Myanmar Opposition Leader Aung San Suu Kyi, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, pose for photos before their meeting at a hotel in Yangon, Myanmar.

Myanmar Opposition Leader Aung San Suu Kyi, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, pose for photos before their meeting at a hotel in Yangon, Myanmar.

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