Day in Pics: 5th May

May 05, 2013, 10:05 AM IST
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Indian polling officials inspect the performance of electronic voting machines before heading to their respective polling stations on the eve of state elections in Bangalore.

Indian polling officials inspect the performance of electronic voting machines before heading to their respective polling stations on the eve of state elections in Bangalore.

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Activists of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Front burn a flag of China during a protest against an alleged incursion by Chinese troops into Indian territory, in Jammu.

Activists of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Front burn a flag of China during a protest against an alleged incursion by Chinese troops into Indian territory, in Jammu.

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India`s P.V. Sindhu, right, pose with Singapore Juan Gu during the awards ceremony after the Malaysia Grand Prix Gold 2013 badminton in Kuala Lumpur.

India`s P.V. Sindhu, right, pose with Singapore Juan Gu during the awards ceremony after the Malaysia Grand Prix Gold 2013 badminton in Kuala Lumpur.

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A Chinese man wears a face mask with the word

A Chinese man wears a face mask with the word "No to Kunming PX," paraxylene, written on, takes part in a protest against a planned refinery project in downtown Kunming in southwest China`s Yunnan province.

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US President Barack Obama and Costa Rica’s President Laura Chinchilla, right, participate in a forum on Inclusive Economic Growth and Development at the Old Custom House in San Jose, Costa Rica.

US President Barack Obama and Costa Rica’s President Laura Chinchilla, right, participate in a forum on Inclusive Economic Growth and Development at the Old Custom House in San Jose, Costa Rica.

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Austin Dillon (3) spins as Alex Bowman (99) catches fire in a last-lap wreck during the NASACR Nationwide Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala.

Austin Dillon (3) spins as Alex Bowman (99) catches fire in a last-lap wreck during the NASACR Nationwide Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Ala.

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In this image taken from video obtained from the Ugarit News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, smoke and fire fill the the skyline over Damascus, Syria, early Sunday, May 5, 2013 after an Israeli airstrike.

In this image taken from video obtained from the Ugarit News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, smoke and fire fill the the skyline over Damascus, Syria, early Sunday, May 5, 2013 after an Israeli airstrike.

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye waves to well-wishers as she leaves for the United States at the Seoul Military Airport in Seongnam, South Korea.

South Korean President Park Geun-hye waves to well-wishers as she leaves for the United States at the Seoul Military Airport in Seongnam, South Korea.

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Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, left, greets Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev`s wife Svetlana during an Easter service in the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow.

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, left, greets Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev`s wife Svetlana during an Easter service in the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow.

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Ma Se, 40, a long neck hilltribe woman, joins a gathering to honor Thailand`s King Bhumibol Adulyadej during the coronation day celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand.

Ma Se, 40, a long neck hilltribe woman, joins a gathering to honor Thailand`s King Bhumibol Adulyadej during the coronation day celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Myanmar Fire Brigade members in protective suits walk through flames during an annual Myanmar Fire Brigade Day in Yangon, Myanmar.

Myanmar Fire Brigade members in protective suits walk through flames during an annual Myanmar Fire Brigade Day in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Somali security force members carry away a severely wounded man following a suicide car bomb blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

Somali security force members carry away a severely wounded man following a suicide car bomb blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, right, casts his ballot in the general elections at a polling station in Pekan, Pahang state, Malaysia.

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, right, casts his ballot in the general elections at a polling station in Pekan, Pahang state, Malaysia.

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Pope Francis celebrates a mass for Confraternities, in St. Peter`s Square at the Vatican.

Pope Francis celebrates a mass for Confraternities, in St. Peter`s Square at the Vatican.

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An Indian Muslim, right, stares at a Hindu man as they wait outside a polling station to caste their votes in Bangalore.

An Indian Muslim, right, stares at a Hindu man as they wait outside a polling station to caste their votes in Bangalore.

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Runners take off at the start of the Pittsburgh Marathon,  in Pittsburgh.

Runners take off at the start of the Pittsburgh Marathon, in Pittsburgh.

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Hefazat-e Islam protesters block one of entry points to the city in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Protesters were demanding that the Bangladesh government enact an anti-blasphemy law, but leaders in the Muslim-majority nation rejected the demand, saying the country is governed by secular liberal laws.

Hefazat-e Islam protesters block one of entry points to the city in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Protesters were demanding that the Bangladesh government enact an anti-blasphemy law, but leaders in the Muslim-majority nation rejected the demand, saying the country is governed by secular liberal laws.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu applauds as he attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Herzl Museum, in Jerusalem, Israel.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu applauds as he attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Herzl Museum, in Jerusalem, Israel.

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A woman is comforted as she grieves after identifying the body of her daughter, a victim of the garment factory collapse, Sunday, May 5, 2013 in Savar, near Dhaka.

A woman is comforted as she grieves after identifying the body of her daughter, a victim of the garment factory collapse, Sunday, May 5, 2013 in Savar, near Dhaka.

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Police try to stop a Sikh protester as he protests the acquittal of ruling Congress party leader Sajjan Kumar of charges that he incited mobs to kill Sikhs during the country`s 1984 anti-Sikh riots in New Delhi.

Police try to stop a Sikh protester as he protests the acquittal of ruling Congress party leader Sajjan Kumar of charges that he incited mobs to kill Sikhs during the country`s 1984 anti-Sikh riots in New Delhi.

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