Day in Pics: 26th June

Jun 26, 2014, 09:44 AM IST
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New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks during a news conference in New York. Schneiderman announced Wednesday that he is suing banking and financial services firm Barclays.

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks during a news conference in New York. Schneiderman announced Wednesday that he is suing banking and financial services firm Barclays.

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Former President Bill Clinton speaks with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, during a forum on the final day of the annual gathering of the Clinton Global Initiative America, at the Sheraton Downtown, in Denver.

Former President Bill Clinton speaks with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, during a forum on the final day of the annual gathering of the Clinton Global Initiative America, at the Sheraton Downtown, in Denver.

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Sweden’s Queen Silvia speaks at an event to celebrate the 5th Birthday and Beyond coalition, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Sweden’s Queen Silvia speaks at an event to celebrate the 5th Birthday and Beyond coalition, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Student demonstrators scuffle with police as Zhang Zhijun, minister of Beijing’s Taiwan Affairs Office, meets with his Taiwan counterpart Wang Yu-chi at the airport hotel in Taoyuan, Taiwan.

Student demonstrators scuffle with police as Zhang Zhijun, minister of Beijing’s Taiwan Affairs Office, meets with his Taiwan counterpart Wang Yu-chi at the airport hotel in Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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Students shout slogans outside of the ministry of Macedonia-Thrace, during a protest in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki.

Students shout slogans outside of the ministry of Macedonia-Thrace, during a protest in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki.

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President Barack Obama meets with Israeli President Shimon Peres, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

President Barack Obama meets with Israeli President Shimon Peres, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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Sania Mizra of India, left, and playing partner Carla Black of Zimbabwe talk tactics as they play against Martina Hingis of Switzerland, and Vera Zonareva of Russia during the women`s doubles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon.

Sania Mizra of India, left, and playing partner Carla Black of Zimbabwe talk tactics as they play against Martina Hingis of Switzerland, and Vera Zonareva of Russia during the women`s doubles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon.

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Pro-Taiwan supporters shout slogans to denounce the visiting Zhang Zhijun, minister of Beijing’s Taiwan Affairs Office, as he meets with officials at the city hall in New Taipei City, Taiwan.

Pro-Taiwan supporters shout slogans to denounce the visiting Zhang Zhijun, minister of Beijing’s Taiwan Affairs Office, as he meets with officials at the city hall in New Taipei City, Taiwan.

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A Myanmar police officer jabs a stick to burning narcotic drugs during a destruction ceremony of seized narcotic drugs in outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar.

A Myanmar police officer jabs a stick to burning narcotic drugs during a destruction ceremony of seized narcotic drugs in outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar.

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Pepsi, a male Pomeranian from Thailand, is groomed during Thailand International Dog Show in Bangkok, Thaialand.

Pepsi, a male Pomeranian from Thailand, is groomed during Thailand International Dog Show in Bangkok, Thaialand.

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Min for Urban Devl Venkaiah Naidu flags off a Metro train at the Mandi House station during the opening of Mandi House-Central Secretariat line. DMRC MD Mangu Singh is also seen.

Min for Urban Devl Venkaiah Naidu flags off a Metro train at the Mandi House station during the opening of Mandi House-Central Secretariat line. DMRC MD Mangu Singh is also seen.

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Pakistani rangers stand guard during the annual Chamliyal fair at Chamliyal post, about 47 kilometers south of Jammu. The over 300-year old festival is celebrated on the fourth Thursday every June at two spots, one at Chamliyal in the Indian territory and the other at Saidanwali in Pakistan in honor of the saint.

Pakistani rangers stand guard during the annual Chamliyal fair at Chamliyal post, about 47 kilometers south of Jammu. The over 300-year old festival is celebrated on the fourth Thursday every June at two spots, one at Chamliyal in the Indian territory and the other at Saidanwali in Pakistan in honor of the saint.

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A model walks the ramp as others wait during an audition for the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week, in Bangalore. The event is scheduled to be held between Aug. 20 and 24, 2014 in Mumbai.

A model walks the ramp as others wait during an audition for the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week, in Bangalore. The event is scheduled to be held between Aug. 20 and 24, 2014 in Mumbai.

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Congress MP Amarinder Singh flags off a bike rally on the the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Amritsar.

Congress MP Amarinder Singh flags off a bike rally on the the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Amritsar.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu meets Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu meets Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi.

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People look at a pile of seized narcotics is set fire during a ceremony commemorating International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Tehran, Iran.

People look at a pile of seized narcotics is set fire during a ceremony commemorating International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Tehran, Iran.

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Serena Williams of U.S. plays a return to Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa during their women`s singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

Serena Williams of U.S. plays a return to Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa during their women`s singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

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Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during day one of the international warm up match against Leicestershire at Grace Road, Leicester England.

Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during day one of the international warm up match against Leicestershire at Grace Road, Leicester England.

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Indian External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj, left and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pose for photographs during their meeting in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Indian External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj, left and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pose for photographs during their meeting in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Artists create a sand art on Jagannath Rath Yatra at Puri beach, Odisha.

Artists create a sand art on Jagannath Rath Yatra at Puri beach, Odisha.

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Israeli President Shimon Peres is honored with the Congressional Gold Medal, presented by House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, as House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., applaud at right.

Israeli President Shimon Peres is honored with the Congressional Gold Medal, presented by House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, as House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., applaud at right.

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Unidentified security personnel assist a Nigerian troop to collect evidence at a explosion seen in Abuja, Nigeria. The National Hospital spokesman says a victim wounded in the bomb blast at a mall in Nigeria`s capital died overnight, raising the death toll to at least 22.

Unidentified security personnel assist a Nigerian troop to collect evidence at a explosion seen in Abuja, Nigeria. The National Hospital spokesman says a victim wounded in the bomb blast at a mall in Nigeria`s capital died overnight, raising the death toll to at least 22.

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Britain`s Prince Harry hugs a police officer as he finishes his visit to a social project that aims to reduce drug addiction in an area known as `Crackland` in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Britain`s Prince Harry hugs a police officer as he finishes his visit to a social project that aims to reduce drug addiction in an area known as `Crackland` in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrians inspect an area amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a Syrian government airstrike at Karm al-Jabal area in Aleppo, Syria.

This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrians inspect an area amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following a Syrian government airstrike at Karm al-Jabal area in Aleppo, Syria.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates as he defeated Lukas Rosol of Czech Republic in their men`s singles match on Centre Court at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates as he defeated Lukas Rosol of Czech Republic in their men`s singles match on Centre Court at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

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