Day in Pics: 4th October

Oct 04, 2012, 08:35 AM IST
A pair of inmates show their tattoos at the Men`s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles .
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A pair of inmates show their tattoos at the Men`s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles .

A government vehicle goes up in flames during a protest against an anti-Islam film produced in the US in Ahmadabad.
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A government vehicle goes up in flames during a protest against an anti-Islam film produced in the US in Ahmadabad.

Joseph Huff, wearing a Mitt Romney mask, left, and Morgan Goodwin, wearing a Barack Obama mask, from Elections Not Auctions.org, protest outside the University of Denver before the first presidential debate of 2012.
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Joseph Huff, wearing a Mitt Romney mask, left, and Morgan Goodwin, wearing a Barack Obama mask, from Elections Not Auctions.org, protest outside the University of Denver before the first presidential debate of 2012.

A riot police officer prepares to throw a tear gas canister towards student who set a car on fire during a protest at the Universidad Nacional in Bogota, Colombia.
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A riot police officer prepares to throw a tear gas canister towards student who set a car on fire during a protest at the Universidad Nacional in Bogota, Colombia.

Opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, center, gestures from the top of a vehicle during a campaign rally in Maracaibo, Venezuela.
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Opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, center, gestures from the top of a vehicle during a campaign rally in Maracaibo, Venezuela.

Russia`s Maria Sharapova blows kisses to the crowd after defeating Polona Hercog of Slovenia in their women`s singles tennis match of the China Open tennis tournament.
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Russia`s Maria Sharapova blows kisses to the crowd after defeating Polona Hercog of Slovenia in their women`s singles tennis match of the China Open tennis tournament.

Elderly women and children climb onto a truck carrying supplies as rural, including landless farmers, resume their
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Elderly women and children climb onto a truck carrying supplies as rural, including landless farmers, resume their "Jan Satyagraha" march to New Delhi to highlight the problems of landless, after an overnight halt near Morena.

A girl cries as a massive hand approach to her during the Human Body Parts performance on a street in Seoul, South Korea.
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A girl cries as a massive hand approach to her during the Human Body Parts performance on a street in Seoul, South Korea.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is helped by attendant monks as he leaves after delivering a religious talk at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala.
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is helped by attendant monks as he leaves after delivering a religious talk at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala.

Flight attendants and pilots from Qatar Airways pose for photos during the airline`s launching ceremony at Yangon International Airport.
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Flight attendants and pilots from Qatar Airways pose for photos during the airline`s launching ceremony at Yangon International Airport.

People and security officials are seen after a shelling attack in Akcakale, Turkey, on the border with Syria.
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People and security officials are seen after a shelling attack in Akcakale, Turkey, on the border with Syria.

A dying star is throwing a cosmic tantrum in this combined image from NASA`s Spitzer Space Telescope and the Galaxy Evolution Explorer.
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A dying star is throwing a cosmic tantrum in this combined image from NASA`s Spitzer Space Telescope and the Galaxy Evolution Explorer.

A woman looks at a painting titled
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A woman looks at a painting titled "Nature Morte Aux Tulipes" by Pablo Picasso during the Sotheby`s auction press preview in Hong Kong. The work, estimated at US$35 million to US$50 million, will be auctioned as part of the autumn sale.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a press conference in Kabul.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a press conference in Kabul.

Riot police clash with protesters inside Greece`s Defense Ministry in Athens. Police clashed with scores of protesting shipyard workers after they forced their way into the grounds of Greece`s Defense Ministry.
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Riot police clash with protesters inside Greece`s Defense Ministry in Athens. Police clashed with scores of protesting shipyard workers after they forced their way into the grounds of Greece`s Defense Ministry.

Pope Benedict XVI blesses faithful at the end of Mass in front the Basilica of Loreto, central Italy. The pontiff made a pastoral visit to the Shrine of Loreto to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Pope John XXIII`s visit to the shrine.
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Pope Benedict XVI blesses faithful at the end of Mass in front the Basilica of Loreto, central Italy. The pontiff made a pastoral visit to the Shrine of Loreto to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Pope John XXIII`s visit to the shrine.

Pakistan`s Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov address a joint news conference after their formal meeting in Islamabad.
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Pakistan`s Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov address a joint news conference after their formal meeting in Islamabad.

People watch a screen on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange, in Mumbai. BSE’s benchmark Sensex index rose to a 15-month high.
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People watch a screen on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange, in Mumbai. BSE’s benchmark Sensex index rose to a 15-month high.

A model holds the
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A model holds the "Archduke Joseph", a historical diamond, during a Christie`s auction preview in Geneva, Switzerland.

England`s Sarah Taylor and Arran Brindle celebrate their victory over New Zealand in their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup women`s semifinal match in Colombo.
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England`s Sarah Taylor and Arran Brindle celebrate their victory over New Zealand in their ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup women`s semifinal match in Colombo.

Sri Lanka`s captain Mahela Jayawardene plays a shot during an ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup semifinal match against Pakistan in Colombo.
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Sri Lanka`s captain Mahela Jayawardene plays a shot during an ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup semifinal match against Pakistan in Colombo.

Policemen use batons and a water cannon to disperse Congress party workers who marched to Madhya Pradesh state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan`s residence to protest against alleged corruption and the deteriorating law and lack of order in the state, in Bhopal.
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Policemen use batons and a water cannon to disperse Congress party workers who marched to Madhya Pradesh state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan`s residence to protest against alleged corruption and the deteriorating law and lack of order in the state, in Bhopal.

Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi waves as he arrives with Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for the foundation laying ceremony of a tunnel at Sonamarg, about 100 kilometers north of Srinagar.
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Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi waves as he arrives with Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for the foundation laying ceremony of a tunnel at Sonamarg, about 100 kilometers north of Srinagar.