Day in Pics: 2nd August

Aug 02, 2013, 08:50 AM IST
A family sets a bonfire with offerings to the
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A family sets a bonfire with offerings to the "Pachamama," or Mother Earth, amid the fog on La Cumbre, considered sacred by Bolivia`s indigenous on the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia.

Egyptian children wear head bands with Arabic writing reads:
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Egyptian children wear head bands with Arabic writing reads: "No god but Allah and Mohammed is the prophet," attend a protest outside Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, at Nasr City in Cairo, Egypt.

A Seattle police officer leans in to explain the arrest procedure to a group of eight protesters blocking a downtown intersection in Seattle.
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A Seattle police officer leans in to explain the arrest procedure to a group of eight protesters blocking a downtown intersection in Seattle.

A flood affected victim of a low lying residential area tries to reach to a safer ground after the overflowing of the Ganges River after heavy monsoon rains in Allahabad, India.
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A flood affected victim of a low lying residential area tries to reach to a safer ground after the overflowing of the Ganges River after heavy monsoon rains in Allahabad, India.

Firefighters try to contain a fire at an informal diesel fuel depot in Lagos, Nigeria.
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Firefighters try to contain a fire at an informal diesel fuel depot in Lagos, Nigeria.

Somdev Dewarman, from India, return a ball during his match against John Isner at the Citi Open tennis tournament in Washington.
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Somdev Dewarman, from India, return a ball during his match against John Isner at the Citi Open tennis tournament in Washington.

A model displays a creation by designer Monisha Jaising during the Delhi Couture Week in New Delhi, India
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A model displays a creation by designer Monisha Jaising during the Delhi Couture Week in New Delhi, India

Indian batsman Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina, react with teammates after beating Zimbabwe by 9 wickets during their fourth, one day international match, at Queens Sports Club, in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
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Indian batsman Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina, react with teammates after beating Zimbabwe by 9 wickets during their fourth, one day international match, at Queens Sports Club, in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

President Barack Obama and Yemen`s President, Abdo Rabby Mansour Hadi talk to the media as they meet in the Oval Office of the White House,in Washington.
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President Barack Obama and Yemen`s President, Abdo Rabby Mansour Hadi talk to the media as they meet in the Oval Office of the White House,in Washington.

A government office building goes up in flames after protestors demanding the creation of a separate Karbi Anglong state set it on fire at Donkamukam, in Karbi Anglong district in northeastern Assam state, India.
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A government office building goes up in flames after protestors demanding the creation of a separate Karbi Anglong state set it on fire at Donkamukam, in Karbi Anglong district in northeastern Assam state, India.

This image shows a photograph of the Beatles taken in 1964 by photographer Mike Mitchell on exhibit at the David Anthony Fine Art gallery in Taos, N.M.
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This image shows a photograph of the Beatles taken in 1964 by photographer Mike Mitchell on exhibit at the David Anthony Fine Art gallery in Taos, N.M.

A visitor looks at Toyota Lexus IS300h displayed at Toyota Motor Corp.`s showroom Toyota Mega Web in Tokyo.
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A visitor looks at Toyota Lexus IS300h displayed at Toyota Motor Corp.`s showroom Toyota Mega Web in Tokyo.

Anti-nuclear protesters face off police as they try to pull down the gate of the legislature in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Anti-nuclear protesters face off police as they try to pull down the gate of the legislature in Taipei, Taiwan.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi shakes hands with Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at Government House in Bangkok.
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi shakes hands with Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at Government House in Bangkok.

Riot police officers try to detain former paratroopers in St.Petersburg, Russia.
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Riot police officers try to detain former paratroopers in St.Petersburg, Russia.

Shiite Muslims shout slogans against US and Israel during a rally to mark Quds Day in Jammu.
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Shiite Muslims shout slogans against US and Israel during a rally to mark Quds Day in Jammu.

A Muslim protester wears Guy Fawkes mask during an anti-Israel protest marking the International Al-Quds Day outside the US Embassy in Jakarta.
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A Muslim protester wears Guy Fawkes mask during an anti-Israel protest marking the International Al-Quds Day outside the US Embassy in Jakarta.

An Indian Panda, or Brahmin Hindu priest, rests at Sangam, the confluence of rivers, Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, in Allahabad.
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An Indian Panda, or Brahmin Hindu priest, rests at Sangam, the confluence of rivers, Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, in Allahabad.

Afghan demonstrators set fire to a representation of the Israeli flag during a rally marking Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan demonstrators set fire to a representation of the Israeli flag during a rally marking Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Bangladeshi mothers cry for their missing ones while holding their photos at the site of the collapsed Rana Plaza building in Savar near Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Bangladeshi mothers cry for their missing ones while holding their photos at the site of the collapsed Rana Plaza building in Savar near Dhaka, Bangladesh.