Day in Pics: 29th August

Aug 29, 2013, 08:45 AM IST
Bride Leidy Laura Cabreja, center, hugs members of her wedding party at a Jehovah’s Witness marriage ceremony in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Cabreja and her groom became the first pair to marry under a new law recognizing religious weddings not held in a Roman Catholic church.
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Bride Leidy Laura Cabreja, center, hugs members of her wedding party at a Jehovah’s Witness marriage ceremony in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Cabreja and her groom became the first pair to marry under a new law recognizing religious weddings not held in a Roman Catholic church.

Model displays a creation by Sabyasachi during grand finale of the Lakme Fashion week.
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Model displays a creation by Sabyasachi during grand finale of the Lakme Fashion week.

Demonstrators chant slogans during a protest against ousted President Hosni Mubarak’s release from prison, in Cairo, Egypt.
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Demonstrators chant slogans during a protest against ousted President Hosni Mubarak’s release from prison, in Cairo, Egypt.

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, chains his hands with Vietnam`s Defense Minister Gen. Phung Quang Thanh, right, and Thailand`s Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Yuthasak Sasiprapha before the ASEAN Defense Ministers` Meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.
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US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, chains his hands with Vietnam`s Defense Minister Gen. Phung Quang Thanh, right, and Thailand`s Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Yuthasak Sasiprapha before the ASEAN Defense Ministers` Meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.

President Barack Obama talks with Oprah Winfrey during a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.
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President Barack Obama talks with Oprah Winfrey during a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

Angry residents of flood affected areas argue with authorities at a relief camp following heavy monsoon rains in Allahabad.
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Angry residents of flood affected areas argue with authorities at a relief camp following heavy monsoon rains in Allahabad.

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the Let Freedom Ring ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
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Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the Let Freedom Ring ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Somdev Devvarman, of India, returns a shot to Lukas Lacko, of Slovakia, during the first round of the 2013 US Open tennis tournament.
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Somdev Devvarman, of India, returns a shot to Lukas Lacko, of Slovakia, during the first round of the 2013 US Open tennis tournament.

A wailing relative of an injured Kashmiri woman is consoled by others outside a hospital in Srinagar.
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A wailing relative of an injured Kashmiri woman is consoled by others outside a hospital in Srinagar.

Members of the local Syrian community rally for the second day in a row against the United States` involvement in Syria, in Allentown, Pa.
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Members of the local Syrian community rally for the second day in a row against the United States` involvement in Syria, in Allentown, Pa.

Protestors hug during a demonstration against a possible agreement between YPF and Chevron in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Protestors hug during a demonstration against a possible agreement between YPF and Chevron in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

A costumed character appears at the GameStop Expo in Las Vegas.
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A costumed character appears at the GameStop Expo in Las Vegas.

Newly weds Cam Auge and Caylee Wasilenko share a kiss as they water ski in Bedwell Bay in North Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Newly weds Cam Auge and Caylee Wasilenko share a kiss as they water ski in Bedwell Bay in North Vancouver, British Columbia.

Diana Yates, joins in a prayer during a bell ringing ceremony at Ebenezer Baptist Church in commemoration of when Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his
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Diana Yates, joins in a prayer during a bell ringing ceremony at Ebenezer Baptist Church in commemoration of when Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech fifty years ago in Atlanta.

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle uses a billing statement from Steve Bateman, the Mayor of Homestead, Fla., as she announced during a press conference that Bateman was hauled away from his home Wednesday in handcuffs on corruption charges, including accepting illegal compensation, becoming the third mayor of a Miami-Dade County city to be arrested in the past month.
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Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle uses a billing statement from Steve Bateman, the Mayor of Homestead, Fla., as she announced during a press conference that Bateman was hauled away from his home Wednesday in handcuffs on corruption charges, including accepting illegal compensation, becoming the third mayor of a Miami-Dade County city to be arrested in the past month.

Protesters display placards while shouting slogans during a rally at the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines to protest the two-day visit of US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who arrives later Thursday Aug. 29, 2013.
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Protesters display placards while shouting slogans during a rally at the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines to protest the two-day visit of US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who arrives later Thursday Aug. 29, 2013.

School boys ride out heavy rains from passing Tropical Storm Kong-Rey in Taipei, Taiwan. Tropical Storm Kong-Rey battered Taiwan on Thursday, dumping more than 500 mm (19 inches) of rain on the heavily populated west coast amid widespread flooding.
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School boys ride out heavy rains from passing Tropical Storm Kong-Rey in Taipei, Taiwan. Tropical Storm Kong-Rey battered Taiwan on Thursday, dumping more than 500 mm (19 inches) of rain on the heavily populated west coast amid widespread flooding.

Russian President Vladimir Putin inspects flooded areas on board a helicopter in the Amur region.  The worst flooding in 120 years in Russia`s Far East has already forced about 20,000 people from their homes, the Emergency Situations Ministry said.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin inspects flooded areas on board a helicopter in the Amur region. The worst flooding in 120 years in Russia`s Far East has already forced about 20,000 people from their homes, the Emergency Situations Ministry said.

An Indian counts rupee notes at a foreign exchange shop in New Delhi. The rupee rose to 66.85 against the dollar Thursday after a record low of 68.85 per dollar on Wednesday.
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An Indian counts rupee notes at a foreign exchange shop in New Delhi. The rupee rose to 66.85 against the dollar Thursday after a record low of 68.85 per dollar on Wednesday.

FC Barcelona`s Lionel Messi from Argentina duels for the ball against Atletico Madrid`s Koke Resurreccion during a final Spanish Super Cup at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.
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FC Barcelona`s Lionel Messi from Argentina duels for the ball against Atletico Madrid`s Koke Resurreccion during a final Spanish Super Cup at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

A police officer pushes back a man complaining about the detention of protesters near Guanabara Palace, the office of Rio de Janeiro Governor Sergio Cabral in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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A police officer pushes back a man complaining about the detention of protesters near Guanabara Palace, the office of Rio de Janeiro Governor Sergio Cabral in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed and Muhammad Hafeez make a quick run during the one day international series against Zimbabwe in Harare.
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Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed and Muhammad Hafeez make a quick run during the one day international series against Zimbabwe in Harare.

New Afghan Army recruits stand in formation during a graduation ceremony at the Afghan National Army base on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.
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New Afghan Army recruits stand in formation during a graduation ceremony at the Afghan National Army base on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan.

Devotees attempt to break the
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Devotees attempt to break the "Dahi handi," an earthen pot filled with curd, an integral part of celebrations to mark Janmashtami, in Mumbai.

Pope Francis greets Queen Rania of Jordan on the occasion of the pontiff`s private audience with King Abdullah II and his wife Queen Rania, at the Vatican.
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Pope Francis greets Queen Rania of Jordan on the occasion of the pontiff`s private audience with King Abdullah II and his wife Queen Rania, at the Vatican.

Asaram Bapu arrives at the airport in Bhopal. Bapu, who is accused of sexually assaulting a minor, will face arrest if he fails to appear before the Jodhpur Police on Friday, a top police officer has said.
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Asaram Bapu arrives at the airport in Bhopal. Bapu, who is accused of sexually assaulting a minor, will face arrest if he fails to appear before the Jodhpur Police on Friday, a top police officer has said.

Yasin Bhatkal, one of the leaders of the domestic terror group Indian Mujahideen is produced along with an aide, behind, at a court in Motihari, Bihar .
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Yasin Bhatkal, one of the leaders of the domestic terror group Indian Mujahideen is produced along with an aide, behind, at a court in Motihari, Bihar .

Children and freed child laborers participate in a march demanding the passage of the Child and Adolescent Labor (Protection and Regulation) Bill, in New Delhi.
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Children and freed child laborers participate in a march demanding the passage of the Child and Adolescent Labor (Protection and Regulation) Bill, in New Delhi.