Day in Pics: 4th August

Aug 04, 2013, 10:08 AM IST
Posters and cutouts of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez dot the crowd as President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech during a protest against corruption in Caracas, Venezuela.
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Posters and cutouts of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez dot the crowd as President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech during a protest against corruption in Caracas, Venezuela.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford briefly dances with paraders at the The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival in Toronto.
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford briefly dances with paraders at the The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival in Toronto.

Opposition protestors carry signs reading
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Opposition protestors carry signs reading "With bare hands, the people will win the battle for their freedom," right, and "The Save Togo Collective rejects fraudulent election results," left, in Lome, Togo.

Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, returns a serve from Ana Ivanovic, of Serbia, during their semifinal match of the Southern California Open tennis tournament.
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Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, returns a serve from Ana Ivanovic, of Serbia, during their semifinal match of the Southern California Open tennis tournament.

Ellie Goulding performs on day 2 of Lollapalooza 2013 at Grant Park.
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Ellie Goulding performs on day 2 of Lollapalooza 2013 at Grant Park.

Seattle Sounders fans carry photos of Clint Dempsey, captain of the US Mens National Team, as they take part in the traditional
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Seattle Sounders fans carry photos of Clint Dempsey, captain of the US Mens National Team, as they take part in the traditional "March to the Match,", prior to a MLS soccer match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle.

Ball girls stand on the field at the Guinness International Champions Cup soccer match featuring Real Madrid vs. Everton at Dodger Stadium, in Los Angeles, California.
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Ball girls stand on the field at the Guinness International Champions Cup soccer match featuring Real Madrid vs. Everton at Dodger Stadium, in Los Angeles, California.

This photo taken from video Japan`s H-2B rocket lifts off from a launch pad at the Tanegashima Space Center in Tanegashima, southern Japan.
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This photo taken from video Japan`s H-2B rocket lifts off from a launch pad at the Tanegashima Space Center in Tanegashima, southern Japan.

Actress Maia Mitchell, takes a photo with fan Violette Greer as she walks the red carpet for the premiere of her Disney Channel original movie
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Actress Maia Mitchell, takes a photo with fan Violette Greer as she walks the red carpet for the premiere of her Disney Channel original movie "Teen Beach Movie", in Sydney.

A gay rights supporter prepares for gay parade in Hanoi, Vietnam. About 400 hundred people rode bicycles and motorbikes through Hanoi capital streets to raise awareness of gay rights and call for legalization of same sex marriage.
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A gay rights supporter prepares for gay parade in Hanoi, Vietnam. About 400 hundred people rode bicycles and motorbikes through Hanoi capital streets to raise awareness of gay rights and call for legalization of same sex marriage.

Fans pose for photo at a Japanese ninja animation exhibition
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Fans pose for photo at a Japanese ninja animation exhibition "Naruto," a traveling museum exhibit of an ongoing Japanese manga series items and interaction games, in Taipei, Taiwan.

England`s Stuart Broad plays a shot off the bowling of Australia`s Nathan Lyon during day four of the third Ashes Test match held at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester, England.
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England`s Stuart Broad plays a shot off the bowling of Australia`s Nathan Lyon during day four of the third Ashes Test match held at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester, England.

Lightning strikes from a cloud during a thunderstorm above the city of Goerlitz, eastern Germany.
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Lightning strikes from a cloud during a thunderstorm above the city of Goerlitz, eastern Germany.

NBA star Kobe Bryant throws a ball during a meeting with fans in China`s southern city of Shenzhen.
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NBA star Kobe Bryant throws a ball during a meeting with fans in China`s southern city of Shenzhen.

Bangladeshi police stop a motorist for checking in front of the US embassy building that remained closed due to security threat in Dhaka.
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Bangladeshi police stop a motorist for checking in front of the US embassy building that remained closed due to security threat in Dhaka.

An anti-government protester wearing a mask and the photo of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on his chest, takes part in a rally outside a park in Bangkok, Thailand.
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An anti-government protester wearing a mask and the photo of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on his chest, takes part in a rally outside a park in Bangkok, Thailand.

Pakistani soldiers rescue a resident from an area flooded by heavy rains on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan.
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Pakistani soldiers rescue a resident from an area flooded by heavy rains on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan.

Bodoland People`s Front (BPF) activists with faces painted shout slogans demanding the creation of new state called Bodoland during a mass rally in Kokrajhar in northeastern Assam state.
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Bodoland People`s Front (BPF) activists with faces painted shout slogans demanding the creation of new state called Bodoland during a mass rally in Kokrajhar in northeastern Assam state.