Day in Pics: 4th December

Dec 04, 2012, 08:42 AM IST
Terrence McDonald leans in to kiss his girlfriend Spc. Dawn Adams after she returned home from Afghanistan with 270 of her fellow soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat team at the Fort Carson Special Events Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Terrence McDonald leans in to kiss his girlfriend Spc. Dawn Adams after she returned home from Afghanistan with 270 of her fellow soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat team at the Fort Carson Special Events Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

A riot police officer is silhouetted against flares during clashes between police and anti government protestors in Maribor, Slovenia.
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A riot police officer is silhouetted against flares during clashes between police and anti government protestors in Maribor, Slovenia.

Former world heavyweight champ, Muhammad Ali, center, is crowned
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Former world heavyweight champ, Muhammad Ali, center, is crowned "King of Boxing" while accompanied by his wife, Lonnie, right, and Argentine boxer Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez during the 50th convention of the World Boxing Council in Cancun, Mexico.

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Deputy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter after he spoke at the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) symposium being held at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington.
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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Deputy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter after he spoke at the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) symposium being held at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington.

Demonstrators march demanding the release of fellow demonstrators arrested on Saturday during a protest against newly inaugurated President Enrique Pena Nieto in Mexico City.
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Demonstrators march demanding the release of fellow demonstrators arrested on Saturday during a protest against newly inaugurated President Enrique Pena Nieto in Mexico City.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shakes hands with Pakistan`s Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar at the US Ambassador to Belgium`s residence in Brussels.
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shakes hands with Pakistan`s Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar at the US Ambassador to Belgium`s residence in Brussels.

A fire overtakes a building in Union City, NJ. Authorities say a large fire is burning in a mixed-use building in northern New Jersey, but no injuries have been reported.
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A fire overtakes a building in Union City, NJ. Authorities say a large fire is burning in a mixed-use building in northern New Jersey, but no injuries have been reported.

A visitor poses for a photo with a 3D artwork at the Trick Art Museum in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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A visitor poses for a photo with a 3D artwork at the Trick Art Museum in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Sri Lanka`s judicial officers and lawyers gather behind as chief justice Shirani Bandaranayake, receives blessings of Buddhist Monks and Clergy, before leaving the court complex to appear before a Parliamentary committee to answer impeachment charges in Colombo.
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Sri Lanka`s judicial officers and lawyers gather behind as chief justice Shirani Bandaranayake, receives blessings of Buddhist Monks and Clergy, before leaving the court complex to appear before a Parliamentary committee to answer impeachment charges in Colombo.

Volunteers, acting as bomb blast victims, lie on a roadside outside a metro station during a mock disaster management drill in New Delhi. The drill was held to check the alertness and preparedness of various agencies in the event of a major disaster.
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Volunteers, acting as bomb blast victims, lie on a roadside outside a metro station during a mock disaster management drill in New Delhi. The drill was held to check the alertness and preparedness of various agencies in the event of a major disaster.

Pakistani visitors pray for the recovery of an Swedish woman, Bargetta Emmi, at a local hospital in Lahore, Pakistan.
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Pakistani visitors pray for the recovery of an Swedish woman, Bargetta Emmi, at a local hospital in Lahore, Pakistan.

Malaysian King Abdul Halim Mu`adzam Shah, Queen Malaysia Haminah, pose for photographers with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife Ani Bambang Yudhoyono before a meeting at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Malaysian King Abdul Halim Mu`adzam Shah, Queen Malaysia Haminah, pose for photographers with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife Ani Bambang Yudhoyono before a meeting at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Newly-recruited soldiers of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) participate in a passing-out parade in Bareilly.
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Newly-recruited soldiers of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) participate in a passing-out parade in Bareilly.

A symbolic cigarette butt is set up inside Gare de Lyon railway station, in Paris, as part of a publicity campaign against rudeness, by Paris`s public transport authority.
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A symbolic cigarette butt is set up inside Gare de Lyon railway station, in Paris, as part of a publicity campaign against rudeness, by Paris`s public transport authority.

France`s President Francois Hollande is seen with Culture minister Aurelie Filippetti and with a former miner, Lucien Laurent in front of
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France`s President Francois Hollande is seen with Culture minister Aurelie Filippetti and with a former miner, Lucien Laurent in front of " La Liberte Guidant le Peuple", a painting by Eugene Delacroix during the inauguration of the Louvre Museum in Lens, northern France.

Supporters receive Pakistani Snooker Champion Mohammad Asif, center, upon his arrival at the Karachi Airport. Asif defeated Gary Wilson of England 10-8 in the World Snooker Championship final at Sophia, Bulgaria.
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Supporters receive Pakistani Snooker Champion Mohammad Asif, center, upon his arrival at the Karachi Airport. Asif defeated Gary Wilson of England 10-8 in the World Snooker Championship final at Sophia, Bulgaria.

Bangladesh’s largest Islamic party Jamaat-e-Islami activists block a road with burning tires during a nationwide strike on the outskirts of Dhaka.
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Bangladesh’s largest Islamic party Jamaat-e-Islami activists block a road with burning tires during a nationwide strike on the outskirts of Dhaka.

German Chancellor and chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Party, CDU, Angela Merkel reacts while holding a bunch of flowers as the result of her reelection as party leader was announced at the party`s 2012 convention in Hannover.
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German Chancellor and chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Party, CDU, Angela Merkel reacts while holding a bunch of flowers as the result of her reelection as party leader was announced at the party`s 2012 convention in Hannover.

Residents walk back to their homes after Typhoon Bopha made landfall in Compostela Valley in southeastern Philippines.
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Residents walk back to their homes after Typhoon Bopha made landfall in Compostela Valley in southeastern Philippines.

A woman protester shouts out as she and others protest against low wages paid by farmers, by burning tires in the township at Franschhoek, South Africa.
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A woman protester shouts out as she and others protest against low wages paid by farmers, by burning tires in the township at Franschhoek, South Africa.

Sugarcane farmers listen to a speaker during a protest organized by the Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan, or National Farmers Association, in New Delhi.
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Sugarcane farmers listen to a speaker during a protest organized by the Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan, or National Farmers Association, in New Delhi.