Day in Pics: 27th May

May 27, 2014, 08:22 AM IST
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Nigeria`s chief of defense staff Air Marshal Alex S. Badeh, centre, speaks during a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria.

Nigeria`s chief of defense staff Air Marshal Alex S. Badeh, centre, speaks during a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria.

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U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert, left, poses with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for photographers before the start of their meeting at Abe`s official residence in Tokyo.

U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert, left, poses with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for photographers before the start of their meeting at Abe`s official residence in Tokyo.

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A riot police walks in front of a burning mobile van unit for TV during a protest against the eviction of squatters from a building in Barcelona, Spain.

A riot police walks in front of a burning mobile van unit for TV during a protest against the eviction of squatters from a building in Barcelona, Spain.

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Safi Sarisuluk speaks to people gathered outside a courthouse, where a police officer stands on trial, accused of killing her son Ethem Sarisuluk, during anti-government protests last June, in Ankara, Turkey.

Safi Sarisuluk speaks to people gathered outside a courthouse, where a police officer stands on trial, accused of killing her son Ethem Sarisuluk, during anti-government protests last June, in Ankara, Turkey.

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Spanish bullfighter Roman grabs the horn of a Guadaira ranch fighting bull after being tossed during a bullfight of the San Isidro fair in Madrid, Spain.

Spanish bullfighter Roman grabs the horn of a Guadaira ranch fighting bull after being tossed during a bullfight of the San Isidro fair in Madrid, Spain.

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The Nigerians United Against Terrorism group attend a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria.

The Nigerians United Against Terrorism group attend a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Indian officials and rescuers stand near the wreckage after the Gorakhpur Express passenger train slammed into a parked freight train Chureb, near Basti, Uttar Pradesh state, India.

Indian officials and rescuers stand near the wreckage after the Gorakhpur Express passenger train slammed into a parked freight train Chureb, near Basti, Uttar Pradesh state, India.

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Serbia`s Jelena Jankovic returns the ball to Canada`s Sharon Fichman during the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris.

Serbia`s Jelena Jankovic returns the ball to Canada`s Sharon Fichman during the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris.

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India’s new prime minister Narendra Modi, left, shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, as Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam, right, watches during Modi’s inauguration in New Delhi.

India’s new prime minister Narendra Modi, left, shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, as Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam, right, watches during Modi’s inauguration in New Delhi.

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First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, stand with children of fallen service members who traveled to Washington to participate in the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) 20th Annual Good Grief Camp as they wait for President Barack Obama to speak at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.

First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, stand with children of fallen service members who traveled to Washington to participate in the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) 20th Annual Good Grief Camp as they wait for President Barack Obama to speak at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.

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Protesters are blocked by police as they attempt to hold a rally closer to the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines to protest the recent agreement between the Philippine and U.S. militaries known as the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA).

Protesters are blocked by police as they attempt to hold a rally closer to the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines to protest the recent agreement between the Philippine and U.S. militaries known as the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA).

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Police officers stand next to a body of an unidentified woman killed by shrapnel following a shelling from Ukrainian government forces, outside railway station in Donetsk, Ukraine.

Police officers stand next to a body of an unidentified woman killed by shrapnel following a shelling from Ukrainian government forces, outside railway station in Donetsk, Ukraine.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif before the start of their meeting in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif before the start of their meeting in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa before the start of their meeting in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa before the start of their meeting in New Delhi.

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Britain`s Prince Charles talks to Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary fund, before the start of the Inclusive Capitalism Conference at the Mansion House in the City of London.

Britain`s Prince Charles talks to Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary fund, before the start of the Inclusive Capitalism Conference at the Mansion House in the City of London.

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Kashmiri Muslims pray as a head priest, unseen, displays a holy relic believed to be the hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed, on Mehraj-u-Alam at the Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Kashmiri Muslims pray as a head priest, unseen, displays a holy relic believed to be the hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed, on Mehraj-u-Alam at the Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar.

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Visitors lay flowers at a makeshift memorial marking the end of the first seven days of the traditional Chinese mourning period for those killed in the last week`s knife attack aboard a subway train in Taipei, Taiwan.

Visitors lay flowers at a makeshift memorial marking the end of the first seven days of the traditional Chinese mourning period for those killed in the last week`s knife attack aboard a subway train in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Models Annika Silkeit and Filiz Koc present dresses in Brazilian and German colors created by fashion designer Offenborn on occasion of the upcoming soccer World Cup in Luebeck, Germany.

Models Annika Silkeit and Filiz Koc present dresses in Brazilian and German colors created by fashion designer Offenborn on occasion of the upcoming soccer World Cup in Luebeck, Germany.

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Russia`s Alisa Kleybanova returns the ball to Romania`s Simona Halep in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France.

Russia`s Alisa Kleybanova returns the ball to Romania`s Simona Halep in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France.

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Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visits the Jama Mosque in New Delhi.

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visits the Jama Mosque in New Delhi.

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Serbia`s Anna Ivanovic returns the ball during the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against France`s Caroline Garcia at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France.

Serbia`s Anna Ivanovic returns the ball during the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against France`s Caroline Garcia at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi after taking charge of the office at PMO in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi after taking charge of the office at PMO in New Delhi.

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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party`s Vice President Rahul Gandhi after paying tribute to the first Prime Minister the late Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru on his death anniversary at Shanti Van in New Delhi.

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party`s Vice President Rahul Gandhi after paying tribute to the first Prime Minister the late Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru on his death anniversary at Shanti Van in New Delhi.

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Sachin Tendulkar meeting Kerala CM Oommen Chandy in Thiruvananthapuram.

Sachin Tendulkar meeting Kerala CM Oommen Chandy in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks with ice hockey national team players and officials at a ceremony honoring the victory at the Ice Hockey World Championship, in the Kremlin in Moscow.

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks with ice hockey national team players and officials at a ceremony honoring the victory at the Ice Hockey World Championship, in the Kremlin in Moscow.

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The Netherland`s Queen Maxima smiles during the vist to the house of Netherlands in Muenster, Germany.

The Netherland`s Queen Maxima smiles during the vist to the house of Netherlands in Muenster, Germany.

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Women sing as they attend a prayer meeting calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria.

Women sing as they attend a prayer meeting calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped girls of the government secondary school in Chibok, in Abuja, Nigeria.

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