Day in Pics: 29th May

May 29, 2013, 08:38 AM IST
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Serbia`s Novak Djokovic reacts as he defeats Belgium`s David Goffin during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament.

Serbia`s Novak Djokovic reacts as he defeats Belgium`s David Goffin during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament.

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First lady Michelle Obama joins school children from Long Beach Island Grade School in Ship Bottom, N.J., from left, and second from left: Jordan Leeds, age 11, Joshua Styler-Tracy, age 11, and Madisyn Goias, age 10, to harvest the summer crop from the White House kitchen garden.

First lady Michelle Obama joins school children from Long Beach Island Grade School in Ship Bottom, N.J., from left, and second from left: Jordan Leeds, age 11, Joshua Styler-Tracy, age 11, and Madisyn Goias, age 10, to harvest the summer crop from the White House kitchen garden.

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Photographers take pictures of the launch of Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-09M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, as it blasted off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

Photographers take pictures of the launch of Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-09M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, as it blasted off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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A fire burns at the site of a CSX freight train derailment in Rosedale, Md., where fire officials say the train crashed into a trash truck, causing an explosion that rattled homes at least a half-mile away and collapsed nearby buildings, setting them on fire.

A fire burns at the site of a CSX freight train derailment in Rosedale, Md., where fire officials say the train crashed into a trash truck, causing an explosion that rattled homes at least a half-mile away and collapsed nearby buildings, setting them on fire.

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Vice President Joe Biden, left, listens to Trinidad & Tobago`s Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar during their meeting at the Diplomatic Center in St. Anns, Trinidad.

Vice President Joe Biden, left, listens to Trinidad & Tobago`s Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar during their meeting at the Diplomatic Center in St. Anns, Trinidad.

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France`s former Prime Minister Lionel Jospin, right, hugs socialist candidate for the election for the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, during a meeting, in Paris.

France`s former Prime Minister Lionel Jospin, right, hugs socialist candidate for the election for the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, during a meeting, in Paris.

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A thunderstorm moves over a farm near White Cloud, Kan.

A thunderstorm moves over a farm near White Cloud, Kan.

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A demonstrator hold a banner depicting Spain`s Justice Minister Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon and reading `Free abortion` during a protest against the government`s proposed new abortion law outside the Health Ministry headquarters, in Madrid.

A demonstrator hold a banner depicting Spain`s Justice Minister Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon and reading `Free abortion` during a protest against the government`s proposed new abortion law outside the Health Ministry headquarters, in Madrid.

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Lisa Ling speaks at an Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month event in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

Lisa Ling speaks at an Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month event in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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Models wear creations from students on the BA Fashion Show from Central Saint Martins in London.

Models wear creations from students on the BA Fashion Show from Central Saint Martins in London.

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Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar speaks during a book release function in Mumbai.

Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar speaks during a book release function in Mumbai.

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Tom Coffia, of Atlanta, holds a sign out for passing motorists as he takes part in a demonstration protesting against the use of drones outside the International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, in Atlanta.

Tom Coffia, of Atlanta, holds a sign out for passing motorists as he takes part in a demonstration protesting against the use of drones outside the International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, in Atlanta.

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Indian children react, as they are sprayed with water being distributed by the municipality in a local slum on a hot summer day in New Delhi.

Indian children react, as they are sprayed with water being distributed by the municipality in a local slum on a hot summer day in New Delhi.

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Riot police use pepper gas to disperse demonstrators protesting against the cutting down of trees in the center of Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey.

Riot police use pepper gas to disperse demonstrators protesting against the cutting down of trees in the center of Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey.

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President Barack Obama meets people who waited in the rain to see him by the Asbury Park Convention Hall in Asbury Park, N.J.

President Barack Obama meets people who waited in the rain to see him by the Asbury Park Convention Hall in Asbury Park, N.J.

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Retired soccer player David Beckham holds his daughter Harper as he watches the Los Angeles Kings play the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Los Angeles.

Retired soccer player David Beckham holds his daughter Harper as he watches the Los Angeles Kings play the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Los Angeles.

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Amelia Rose Hillary, granddaughter of Edmund Hillary participates in a function to mark the 60th anniversary of successful ascent of Mount Everest, in Katmandu.

Amelia Rose Hillary, granddaughter of Edmund Hillary participates in a function to mark the 60th anniversary of successful ascent of Mount Everest, in Katmandu.

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Denmark`s Crown Princess Mary talks to a young student at the Malaysian Karen school for Myanmar refugees in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Denmark`s Crown Princess Mary talks to a young student at the Malaysian Karen school for Myanmar refugees in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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South Korean college students crack eggs on masks of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Japan`s Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto, left, during a rally against Japan in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, South Korea.

South Korean college students crack eggs on masks of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Japan`s Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto, left, during a rally against Japan in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, South Korea.

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A baby who was rescued after being trapped in a sewage pipe just below a squat toilet in a public building, lies on a bed at a hospital in Jinhua city.

A baby who was rescued after being trapped in a sewage pipe just below a squat toilet in a public building, lies on a bed at a hospital in Jinhua city.

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Protesters, mostly informal settlers, picket the Interior and Local Government office in suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila.

Protesters, mostly informal settlers, picket the Interior and Local Government office in suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila.

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People watch a burning mosque in Lashio, northern Shan State, Myanmar.

People watch a burning mosque in Lashio, northern Shan State, Myanmar.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, shakes hands with Japan`s Emperor Akihito while Singh`s wife Gursharan Kaur and Empress Michiko, look on at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, shakes hands with Japan`s Emperor Akihito while Singh`s wife Gursharan Kaur and Empress Michiko, look on at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

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Yuichiro Miura, an 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer who became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest last Thursday, poses for photographers before speaking at a press conference at CLARK Memorial International High School in Tokyo.

Yuichiro Miura, an 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer who became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest last Thursday, poses for photographers before speaking at a press conference at CLARK Memorial International High School in Tokyo.

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Sri Lanka`s President Mahinda Rajapaksa, shakes hands with China`s Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Sri Lanka`s President Mahinda Rajapaksa, shakes hands with China`s Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, left, shakes hands with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at the start of talks at the latter`s official residence in Tokyo.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, left, shakes hands with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at the start of talks at the latter`s official residence in Tokyo.

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Bangladeshi riot policewomen stand guard outside the office of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) during a nationwide dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by an alliance of 18 opposition parties in Dhaka.

Bangladeshi riot policewomen stand guard outside the office of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) during a nationwide dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by an alliance of 18 opposition parties in Dhaka.

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An attendant of a patient looks for her belongings in a ward filled with water after patients were evacuated following a small fire at the Guru Teg Bahadur hospital in New Delhi.

An attendant of a patient looks for her belongings in a ward filled with water after patients were evacuated following a small fire at the Guru Teg Bahadur hospital in New Delhi.

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Pope Francis waves as he leaves at the end of his weekly general audience, in St. Peter`s Square, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis waves as he leaves at the end of his weekly general audience, in St. Peter`s Square, at the Vatican.

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Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, center, arrives for a meeting with India`s Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, in New Delhi.

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, center, arrives for a meeting with India`s Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, in New Delhi.

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Pakistani cricket umpire Asad Rauf, arrives to address a news conference in Lahore. Rauf denies that he has ever been involved in spot-fixing or match-fixing and says he is ready to face the ICC anti-corruption unit after the game`s governing body pulled him out of the Champions Trophy.

Pakistani cricket umpire Asad Rauf, arrives to address a news conference in Lahore. Rauf denies that he has ever been involved in spot-fixing or match-fixing and says he is ready to face the ICC anti-corruption unit after the game`s governing body pulled him out of the Champions Trophy.

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