Day in Pics: 28th July

Jul 28, 2013, 08:52 AM IST
Malian Tuareg soldiers loyal to Col. Major El-Hadj Gamou listen during a visit by Mali`s army chief of staff in Kidal, Mali, at dusk.
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Malian Tuareg soldiers loyal to Col. Major El-Hadj Gamou listen during a visit by Mali`s army chief of staff in Kidal, Mali, at dusk.

A protestor wearing a gay pride flag kneels in front a line of National Guard officers preventing demonstrators from approaching the site of a vigil with Pope Francis during World Youth Day celebrations on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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A protestor wearing a gay pride flag kneels in front a line of National Guard officers preventing demonstrators from approaching the site of a vigil with Pope Francis during World Youth Day celebrations on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Indiana State Police investigators inspect the underside of a bus that crashed Saturday, July 27, 2013, on Indianapolis’ far north side while carrying teenagers returning from a summer camp in Michigan.
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Indiana State Police investigators inspect the underside of a bus that crashed Saturday, July 27, 2013, on Indianapolis’ far north side while carrying teenagers returning from a summer camp in Michigan.

Protesters shout slogans against the government of Peru`s President Ollanta Humala and lawmakers near Congress in Lima, Peru.
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Protesters shout slogans against the government of Peru`s President Ollanta Humala and lawmakers near Congress in Lima, Peru.

Agnieszka Radwanska hits a forehand against Jamie Hampton during a semifinal match at the Bank of the West Tennis Classic, in Stanford, Calif.
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Agnieszka Radwanska hits a forehand against Jamie Hampton during a semifinal match at the Bank of the West Tennis Classic, in Stanford, Calif.

Vancouver Whitecaps` Kenny Miller, of Scotland, reacts to a missed scoring opportunity against the Philadelphia Union during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Vancouver Whitecaps` Kenny Miller, of Scotland, reacts to a missed scoring opportunity against the Philadelphia Union during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia.

A official directs a puppet of a Taiwanese local god during the celebration of the King Boat Festival (the Wang Chuan Festival) in Wanli, New Taipei City, north eastern Taiwan.
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A official directs a puppet of a Taiwanese local god during the celebration of the King Boat Festival (the Wang Chuan Festival) in Wanli, New Taipei City, north eastern Taiwan.

Indian tourists enjoy sledge ride in snow in Afarwat, Gulmarg, some 60 Kilometers (38 miles) west of Srinagar.
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Indian tourists enjoy sledge ride in snow in Afarwat, Gulmarg, some 60 Kilometers (38 miles) west of Srinagar.

Pope Francis wears an indigenous headdress given to him by Ubirai Matos from the Pataxo tribe, not seen, after the pontiff spoke at Rio`s Municipal Theater to an audience mostly made up of Brazil`s political, business and cultural elite in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Pope Francis wears an indigenous headdress given to him by Ubirai Matos from the Pataxo tribe, not seen, after the pontiff spoke at Rio`s Municipal Theater to an audience mostly made up of Brazil`s political, business and cultural elite in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

President Barack Obama speaks on occasion of the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War at a commemorative ceremony near the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington.
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President Barack Obama speaks on occasion of the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War at a commemorative ceremony near the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington.

In this aerial photo a paper lantern flies over the Savior of Spilled Blood Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia.
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In this aerial photo a paper lantern flies over the Savior of Spilled Blood Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia.

A Kuwaiti woman searches for her name on a list of voters at a polling station in Salwa, Kuwait.
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A Kuwaiti woman searches for her name on a list of voters at a polling station in Salwa, Kuwait.

Kem Sokha, center, vice president of Cambodia National Rescue Party, shows his inked finger after voting at a polling station on Kampong Cham Province, some 125 kilometers (78 miles) north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Kem Sokha, center, vice president of Cambodia National Rescue Party, shows his inked finger after voting at a polling station on Kampong Cham Province, some 125 kilometers (78 miles) north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

A supporter of Egypt`s ousted President Mohammed Morsi comforts a relative of a man injured during clashes with security forces in a field hospital in Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt.
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A supporter of Egypt`s ousted President Mohammed Morsi comforts a relative of a man injured during clashes with security forces in a field hospital in Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt.

Children cool off on floating tube at Houhai Lake during summer heat in Beijing, China.
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Children cool off on floating tube at Houhai Lake during summer heat in Beijing, China.

Jaidev Unadkat bowls on the third day of the cricket match against Zimbabwe in Harare.
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Jaidev Unadkat bowls on the third day of the cricket match against Zimbabwe in Harare.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, flanked by Yang Hyong Sop, left, vice president of the Presidium of North Korea`s parliament, tours the newly opened Fatherland Liberation War Museum.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, flanked by Yang Hyong Sop, left, vice president of the Presidium of North Korea`s parliament, tours the newly opened Fatherland Liberation War Museum.

A Kashmiri man paddles his boat loaded with vegetables at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar.
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A Kashmiri man paddles his boat loaded with vegetables at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar.

Supporters of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a small PLO faction, chant slogans during a protest against resuming peace talks with Israel in Gaza City.
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Supporters of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a small PLO faction, chant slogans during a protest against resuming peace talks with Israel in Gaza City.

Pilgrims carry a large puppet representing Jesus as they wait for Pope Francis` arrival on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Pilgrims carry a large puppet representing Jesus as they wait for Pope Francis` arrival on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Villagers kick a military police car near a polling station at Stung Meanchey district in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Villagers kick a military police car near a polling station at Stung Meanchey district in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Hindu pilgrims, known as Kanwarias, walk in the rain on the outskirts of Allahabad.
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Hindu pilgrims, known as Kanwarias, walk in the rain on the outskirts of Allahabad.

South African batsman Jean-Paul Dumini raises his bat after scoring a half century during the fourth one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Pallekele.
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South African batsman Jean-Paul Dumini raises his bat after scoring a half century during the fourth one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Pallekele.

Indian cricket board`s interim president Jagmohan Dalmiya, left, talks with game development officer Ratnakar Shetty, prior to a meeting in Kolkata.
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Indian cricket board`s interim president Jagmohan Dalmiya, left, talks with game development officer Ratnakar Shetty, prior to a meeting in Kolkata.

Inhabitants and holidaymakers evacuate the village of Megalo Livadi on Greece`s Aegean island of Serifos as a wildfire rages.
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Inhabitants and holidaymakers evacuate the village of Megalo Livadi on Greece`s Aegean island of Serifos as a wildfire rages.

An Indian man dances balancing on his head a decorated pot filled with cooked rice as an offering for the goddess during the Bonalu festival in Hyderabad.
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An Indian man dances balancing on his head a decorated pot filled with cooked rice as an offering for the goddess during the Bonalu festival in Hyderabad.

Participants of the ` Mudflat Olympics` play in the mud in Brunsbuettel, northern Germany. At the Mudflat Olympics teams of different disciplines, such as mud soccer, mud handball and mud sledding, compete against each other.
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Participants of the ` Mudflat Olympics` play in the mud in Brunsbuettel, northern Germany. At the Mudflat Olympics teams of different disciplines, such as mud soccer, mud handball and mud sledding, compete against each other.