Day in Pics: 26th June

Jun 26, 2013, 08:42 AM IST
British Foreign Secretary William Hague speaks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library  in Simi Valley, Calif.
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British Foreign Secretary William Hague speaks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.

Confetti falls on Democratic US Rep. Edward Markey, holding hands with his wife, Dr. Susan Blumenthal, as they celebrate his victory in the Massachusetts special election for the US Senate at his campaign party  in Boston.
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Confetti falls on Democratic US Rep. Edward Markey, holding hands with his wife, Dr. Susan Blumenthal, as they celebrate his victory in the Massachusetts special election for the US Senate at his campaign party in Boston.

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the members of his Islamic-rooted party in parliament in Ankara, Turkey.
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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the members of his Islamic-rooted party in parliament in Ankara, Turkey.

Chinese astronaut Wang Yaping, center, goes out of the re-entry capsule of China`s Shenzhou 10 spacecraft after its successful landing at the main landing site in Siziwang Banner, north China`s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
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Chinese astronaut Wang Yaping, center, goes out of the re-entry capsule of China`s Shenzhou 10 spacecraft after its successful landing at the main landing site in Siziwang Banner, north China`s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at an opening event of the India-U.S. Higher Education Dialogue in New Delhi.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at an opening event of the India-U.S. Higher Education Dialogue in New Delhi.

In this product image released by Macy`s, a model wears a red and white checkered sun dress, part of Macy`s American Icons campaign.
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In this product image released by Macy`s, a model wears a red and white checkered sun dress, part of Macy`s American Icons campaign.

A view of damaged houses is seen following monsoon rains in Shrinagar. Authorities prepared Tuesday to cremate the bodies of hundreds of people who perished in monsoon flooding in northern India, as soldiers attempted to rescue tourists and pilgrims who remained stranded in a remote town.
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A view of damaged houses is seen following monsoon rains in Shrinagar. Authorities prepared Tuesday to cremate the bodies of hundreds of people who perished in monsoon flooding in northern India, as soldiers attempted to rescue tourists and pilgrims who remained stranded in a remote town.

President Barack Obama wipes his face as he speaks about climate change, at Georgetown University in Washington.
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President Barack Obama wipes his face as he speaks about climate change, at Georgetown University in Washington.

Women compete in a high heels race organized by a fashion magazine in Bucharest, Romania.
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Women compete in a high heels race organized by a fashion magazine in Bucharest, Romania.

An Indian woman tries to cover her children during high tide in Mumbai.
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An Indian woman tries to cover her children during high tide in Mumbai.

Actress Stacy Keibler joins Colgate and 1,142 consumers to break the Guinness World Record for the `most people using mouthwash simultaneously,` in New York`s Times Square.
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Actress Stacy Keibler joins Colgate and 1,142 consumers to break the Guinness World Record for the `most people using mouthwash simultaneously,` in New York`s Times Square.

Dancers perform as part of the Vive La Danza Festival on a street in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Dancers perform as part of the Vive La Danza Festival on a street in Caracas, Venezuela.

Venezuela`s First Lady Cilia Flores, left, Venezuela`s President Nicolas Maduro, second from left, Haiti`s President Michel Martelly, second from right, and Haiti`s First Lady Sophia Martelly listen to Haiti`s national anthem at Toussaint Louverture airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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Venezuela`s First Lady Cilia Flores, left, Venezuela`s President Nicolas Maduro, second from left, Haiti`s President Michel Martelly, second from right, and Haiti`s First Lady Sophia Martelly listen to Haiti`s national anthem at Toussaint Louverture airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

With One World Trade Center, dressed in red, white and blue lights and a moon in its waning gibbous stage peeking through clouds, left, a lightning bolt from a thunderstorm strikes down over Lower Manhattan  as seen from The Heights neighborhood of Jersey City, N.J.
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With One World Trade Center, dressed in red, white and blue lights and a moon in its waning gibbous stage peeking through clouds, left, a lightning bolt from a thunderstorm strikes down over Lower Manhattan as seen from The Heights neighborhood of Jersey City, N.J.

Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, left, votes against a motion to call for a rules violation during her filibusters of an abortion bill in Austin, Texas.
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Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, left, votes against a motion to call for a rules violation during her filibusters of an abortion bill in Austin, Texas.

Actress Halle Berry testifies before the Assembly Committee on Public Safety at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.
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Actress Halle Berry testifies before the Assembly Committee on Public Safety at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.

This image taken by a NASA-Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency mission shows the lower regions of the sun’s atmosphere. NASA plans to launch a new mission called IRIS (Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph) to study this solar region.
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This image taken by a NASA-Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency mission shows the lower regions of the sun’s atmosphere. NASA plans to launch a new mission called IRIS (Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph) to study this solar region.

Actor Channing Tatum, left, actress Joey King and executive producer Reid Carolin attend the
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Actor Channing Tatum, left, actress Joey King and executive producer Reid Carolin attend the "White House Down" premiere party at The Frick Collection in New York.

A Thai people walks away from smoke as a Bangkok Metropolitan Administration worker sprays mosquito repellent at a house in Bangkok.
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A Thai people walks away from smoke as a Bangkok Metropolitan Administration worker sprays mosquito repellent at a house in Bangkok.

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, right, and soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo gesture for photographers during a tree-planting event in a mangrove forest at Tanjung Benoa bay, Bali, Indonesia.
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Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, right, and soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo gesture for photographers during a tree-planting event in a mangrove forest at Tanjung Benoa bay, Bali, Indonesia.

Jamie Lee Curtis visits with patients at Colgate-Palmolive donation of a Starlight Fun Center to the Children`s Hospital Los Angeles in honor of the 99 Cents Only stores in Los Angeles.
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Jamie Lee Curtis visits with patients at Colgate-Palmolive donation of a Starlight Fun Center to the Children`s Hospital Los Angeles in honor of the 99 Cents Only stores in Los Angeles.

Chinese astronauts, from left, Zhang Xiaoguang, Nie Haisheng and Wang Yaping celebrate after getting out of the re-entry capsule of China`s Shenzhou 10 spacecraft following its successful landing at the main landing site in Siziwang Banner, north China`s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
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Chinese astronauts, from left, Zhang Xiaoguang, Nie Haisheng and Wang Yaping celebrate after getting out of the re-entry capsule of China`s Shenzhou 10 spacecraft following its successful landing at the main landing site in Siziwang Banner, north China`s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

Kathryn Griffin Grinan, right, hugs Harris County jail inmate Tricia Chambers, as they talk about Chambers` life in prostitution in Houston. Griffin developed and runs the prostitution rehabilitation program We`ve Been There Done That.
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Kathryn Griffin Grinan, right, hugs Harris County jail inmate Tricia Chambers, as they talk about Chambers` life in prostitution in Houston. Griffin developed and runs the prostitution rehabilitation program We`ve Been There Done That.

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks in parliament in Canberra, Australia. Supporters of Gillard`s chief intra-party rival are again pushing for a vote to oust the Australian prime minister this week.
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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks in parliament in Canberra, Australia. Supporters of Gillard`s chief intra-party rival are again pushing for a vote to oust the Australian prime minister this week.

US Secretary of State John Kerry is greeted by Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheik Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah, before their meeting at Bayan Palace in Kuwait City.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry is greeted by Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheik Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah, before their meeting at Bayan Palace in Kuwait City.

Pope Francis gestures as he arrives in St.Peter`s Square at the Vatican for his weekly general audience.
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Pope Francis gestures as he arrives in St.Peter`s Square at the Vatican for his weekly general audience.

Pakistani security men gather at the site of a bomb blast in Karachi. A bomb targeting a senior judge in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi wounded him and killed several security personnel.
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Pakistani security men gather at the site of a bomb blast in Karachi. A bomb targeting a senior judge in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi wounded him and killed several security personnel.

People gather near a truck carrying LPG cylinders that fell in the Bhagirathi River from a road damaged after monsoon flooding in Uttarkashi.
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People gather near a truck carrying LPG cylinders that fell in the Bhagirathi River from a road damaged after monsoon flooding in Uttarkashi.

Former wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela arrives at the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa.
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Former wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela arrives at the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela is being treated in Pretoria, South Africa.

French President Francois Hollande, center left, poses for photographers with Tunisian film director Abdellatif Kechiche, right, and French actresses Adele Exarchopoulos, left, and Lea Seydoux prior to a lunch at the Elysee Palace, in Paris.
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French President Francois Hollande, center left, poses for photographers with Tunisian film director Abdellatif Kechiche, right, and French actresses Adele Exarchopoulos, left, and Lea Seydoux prior to a lunch at the Elysee Palace, in Paris.

Hindu holy men and a woman stand in a queue for a medical check up before they register for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu.
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Hindu holy men and a woman stand in a queue for a medical check up before they register for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu.

President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, with daughters Sasha and Malia, leave the White House in Washington to board the Marine One helicopter for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., then onto Senegal, Tanzania, and South Africa.
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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, with daughters Sasha and Malia, leave the White House in Washington to board the Marine One helicopter for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., then onto Senegal, Tanzania, and South Africa.

Festival goers arrive at the Glastonbury Music Festival site, Glastonbury, England. Thousands are to arrive for the three day festival that starts on Friday, June 28 with headliners, Arctic Monkeys, the Rolling Stones and Mumford and Sons.
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Festival goers arrive at the Glastonbury Music Festival site, Glastonbury, England. Thousands are to arrive for the three day festival that starts on Friday, June 28 with headliners, Arctic Monkeys, the Rolling Stones and Mumford and Sons.

Social workers help Bijlee, a 54-year-old Asian female elephant after she collapsed and was unable to stand on her own in Mumbai.
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Social workers help Bijlee, a 54-year-old Asian female elephant after she collapsed and was unable to stand on her own in Mumbai.

Thelma and Louise, a two-headed Texas cooter turtle, is seen in an undated photo provided by the San Antonio Zoo.
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Thelma and Louise, a two-headed Texas cooter turtle, is seen in an undated photo provided by the San Antonio Zoo.

Cristiano Ronaldo poses with a fan named Martunis during a press conference in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia. Martunis was an Aceh tsunami survivor, who was reportedly found floating in the sea wearing a Portugal national soccer team`s jersey.
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Cristiano Ronaldo poses with a fan named Martunis during a press conference in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia. Martunis was an Aceh tsunami survivor, who was reportedly found floating in the sea wearing a Portugal national soccer team`s jersey.

Prime Minster Manmohan Singh and Congress party President Sonia Gandhi flag off the first train connecting Qazigund to Banihal during the train service inauguration, in Banihal some 120 kilometers south of Srinagar.
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Prime Minster Manmohan Singh and Congress party President Sonia Gandhi flag off the first train connecting Qazigund to Banihal during the train service inauguration, in Banihal some 120 kilometers south of Srinagar.

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