Day in Pics: 27th January

Jan 27, 2013, 08:50 AM IST
Bolivia`s President Evo Morales, from left to right, bottom row, Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez, wave as they pose for the CELAC-EU summit official group photo in Santiago, Chile.
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Bolivia`s President Evo Morales, from left to right, bottom row, Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez, wave as they pose for the CELAC-EU summit official group photo in Santiago, Chile.

Protestors carry a banner reading `Vegas No` as they shout slogans during a protest against the Eurovegas project in Madrid, Spain.
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Protestors carry a banner reading `Vegas No` as they shout slogans during a protest against the Eurovegas project in Madrid, Spain.

A Libyan follower of Ansar al-Shariah Brigades chants as he carries the Brigades flag, with Arabic writing that reads,
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A Libyan follower of Ansar al-Shariah Brigades chants as he carries the Brigades flag, with Arabic writing that reads, "There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his messenger, Ansar al-Shariah," during a protest in front of the Tibesti Hotel, in Benghazi, Libya.

An Egyptian protester runs holding a tear gas canister to throw it back at riot police, not seen, during clashes near Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt.
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An Egyptian protester runs holding a tear gas canister to throw it back at riot police, not seen, during clashes near Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus poses with the Australian Open trophy in the Royal Botanical Gardens following her win over China`s Li Na in the women`s final, in Melbourne.
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus poses with the Australian Open trophy in the Royal Botanical Gardens following her win over China`s Li Na in the women`s final, in Melbourne.

The full moon is shown as viewed near Moscow, Idaho.
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The full moon is shown as viewed near Moscow, Idaho.

Linda Phiel places a Whopper Jr. sandwich from Burger King on the casket to be buried with her father David Kime, Jr. at Prospect Hill Cemetery in York, Pa.
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Linda Phiel places a Whopper Jr. sandwich from Burger King on the casket to be buried with her father David Kime, Jr. at Prospect Hill Cemetery in York, Pa.

Hindu devotees gather at Batu Caves during the Thaipusam festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Hindu devotees gather at Batu Caves during the Thaipusam festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Amy DeRosia greets her husband, Sgt. Chad DeRosia, as members of the 303rd Military Police Company return home at the U.S. Army Reserve Center in Jackson, Mich.
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Amy DeRosia greets her husband, Sgt. Chad DeRosia, as members of the 303rd Military Police Company return home at the U.S. Army Reserve Center in Jackson, Mich.

Policemen patrol an area as hindu devotees light a lamp to perform rituals at
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Policemen patrol an area as hindu devotees light a lamp to perform rituals at "Sangam," the meeting point of Indian holy rivers of Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, on occasion of "Paush Purnima," considered to be very auspicious according to Hindu calendars, in Allahabad.

Participants dressed as zombies perform during the annual Zombie Walk in Jakarta. Hundreds of participants marched in the capital to collect donations for recent flood victims and campaign against the disposal of waste to public places.
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Participants dressed as zombies perform during the annual Zombie Walk in Jakarta. Hundreds of participants marched in the capital to collect donations for recent flood victims and campaign against the disposal of waste to public places.

Supporters of Britain`s Andy Murray cheers him on in his match against Serbia`s Novak Djokovic during the men`s final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Supporters of Britain`s Andy Murray cheers him on in his match against Serbia`s Novak Djokovic during the men`s final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Demonstrators shout slogans against the deployment of U.S. Marine Corps` MV-22 Osprey in Okinawa rally in Tokyo.
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Demonstrators shout slogans against the deployment of U.S. Marine Corps` MV-22 Osprey in Okinawa rally in Tokyo.

A Nepalese Hindu priest, center, carries the idol of a deity as devotees gets ready to take holy dips at the Salinadi River on the first day of Madhav Narayan festival, in Sankhu, northeast of Katmandu.
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A Nepalese Hindu priest, center, carries the idol of a deity as devotees gets ready to take holy dips at the Salinadi River on the first day of Madhav Narayan festival, in Sankhu, northeast of Katmandu.

Students shout slogans during a protest demanding the creation of a separate Telangana state, in Hyderabad.
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Students shout slogans during a protest demanding the creation of a separate Telangana state, in Hyderabad.

Pope Benedict XVI looks at a white dove that was freed at the end of the Angelus prayer in St. Peter`s square, at the Vatican.
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Pope Benedict XVI looks at a white dove that was freed at the end of the Angelus prayer in St. Peter`s square, at the Vatican.

A foreigner offers prayers at
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A foreigner offers prayers at "Sangam", the meeting point of Indian holy rivers of Ganges and Yamuna on the occasion of "Paush Purnima", auspicious according to Hindu calendars, during the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad.

Serbia`s Novak Djokovic, left,holds his trophy after defeating Britain`s Andy Murray, right, in the men`s final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Serbia`s Novak Djokovic, left,holds his trophy after defeating Britain`s Andy Murray, right, in the men`s final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Portuguese firefighters work around the wreckage of a bus which ran off the road and crashed into a ravine, killing 10 people and injuring 33, officials said, in Serta.
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Portuguese firefighters work around the wreckage of a bus which ran off the road and crashed into a ravine, killing 10 people and injuring 33, officials said, in Serta.

Mongolian grand champion Harumafuji poses with the Emperor`s Cup and cheering supporters for photographers after winning the New Year Grand Sumo tournament in Tokyo.
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Mongolian grand champion Harumafuji poses with the Emperor`s Cup and cheering supporters for photographers after winning the New Year Grand Sumo tournament in Tokyo.

Activists of Nepali Congress party affiliated Nepal Student Union stage a torch rally through the streets against Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai in Katmandu.
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Activists of Nepali Congress party affiliated Nepal Student Union stage a torch rally through the streets against Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai in Katmandu.

Military band from the three forces march to perform during full dress rehearsals of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hill which houses India`s most important ministries and presidential palace, in New Delhi.
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Military band from the three forces march to perform during full dress rehearsals of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Raisina hill which houses India`s most important ministries and presidential palace, in New Delhi.

Women pose during a demonstration for the government project to legalize same-sex marriage and adoption for same-sex couples in Paris, France.
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Women pose during a demonstration for the government project to legalize same-sex marriage and adoption for same-sex couples in Paris, France.

A young Hindu devotee reacts in pain as he gets his body pierced with a metal rod during the Thaipusam festival, in Chennai.
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A young Hindu devotee reacts in pain as he gets his body pierced with a metal rod during the Thaipusam festival, in Chennai.