Day in Pics: 6th August

Aug 06, 2014, 08:28 AM IST
Flames and smoke emerge from a building in Port Washington, N.Y. The Port Washington police say no injuries have been reported. The circumstances of the blaze are unclear.
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Flames and smoke emerge from a building in Port Washington, N.Y. The Port Washington police say no injuries have been reported. The circumstances of the blaze are unclear.

Yemenis burn a representation of an Israeli flag during a protest supporting Gaza in front of Egyptian embassy in Sanaa, Yemen.
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Yemenis burn a representation of an Israeli flag during a protest supporting Gaza in front of Egyptian embassy in Sanaa, Yemen.

Afghan men carry a dead body during a protest against US and Afghanistan`s officials, in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan men carry a dead body during a protest against US and Afghanistan`s officials, in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan.

US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, center, attends a ceremony at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan. Japan marked the 69th anniversary Wednesday of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
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US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, center, attends a ceremony at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan. Japan marked the 69th anniversary Wednesday of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

An Indian man gets down from a bus as another pedals past during monsoon rains in Kolkata.
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An Indian man gets down from a bus as another pedals past during monsoon rains in Kolkata.

Eugenie Bouchard, from Montreal, returns to Shelby Rogers, of the United States, at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament  in Montreal.
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Eugenie Bouchard, from Montreal, returns to Shelby Rogers, of the United States, at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Montreal.

Erika Friman, the girlfriend of slain University of Florida student Christian Aguilar, pauses during the reading of a series of text messages between her and former boyfriend Pedro Bravo while on the stand in Bravo`s murder trial at the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center in Gainesville, Fla.
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Erika Friman, the girlfriend of slain University of Florida student Christian Aguilar, pauses during the reading of a series of text messages between her and former boyfriend Pedro Bravo while on the stand in Bravo`s murder trial at the Alachua County Criminal Justice Center in Gainesville, Fla.

Cameroon President Paul Biya and his wife Chantal arrive for a dinner hosted by President Barack Obama for the US Africa Leaders Summit.
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Cameroon President Paul Biya and his wife Chantal arrive for a dinner hosted by President Barack Obama for the US Africa Leaders Summit.

First lady Michelle Obama takes her seat after toasting guests following President Barack Obama`s offering of a toast at a dinner for the U.S. Africa Leaders Summit, on the South Lawn of the White House.
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First lady Michelle Obama takes her seat after toasting guests following President Barack Obama`s offering of a toast at a dinner for the U.S. Africa Leaders Summit, on the South Lawn of the White House.

DMK MP Kanimozhi and MD of Kalaignar TV, Sharad Kumar an accused in 2G spectrum allocation case, at the Patiala House Court in New Delhi.
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DMK MP Kanimozhi and MD of Kalaignar TV, Sharad Kumar an accused in 2G spectrum allocation case, at the Patiala House Court in New Delhi.

A villager helps a rescuer as they look for missing persons amid the rubble of destroyed houses following an earthquake in the town of Longtoushan in Ludian County in southwest China`s Yunnan Province.
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A villager helps a rescuer as they look for missing persons amid the rubble of destroyed houses following an earthquake in the town of Longtoushan in Ludian County in southwest China`s Yunnan Province.

Pope Francis blesses a child during the weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall, at the Vatican.
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Pope Francis blesses a child during the weekly general audience in the Paul VI hall, at the Vatican.

Supporters of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto try to protect themselves from the riot police in a scuffle during a protest outside the local office of the General Election Commission in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.
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Supporters of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto try to protect themselves from the riot police in a scuffle during a protest outside the local office of the General Election Commission in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.

People walk under colorful paper streamers for the Tanabata Star Festival at Asagaya in Tokyo.
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People walk under colorful paper streamers for the Tanabata Star Festival at Asagaya in Tokyo.

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh with a cancer survivor at an award function on the eve of Cancer Survivors Day.
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Cricketer Harbhajan Singh with a cancer survivor at an award function on the eve of Cancer Survivors Day.

Battery operated rickshaw drivers staging a demonstration against the ban on e-rickshaws at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.
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Battery operated rickshaw drivers staging a demonstration against the ban on e-rickshaws at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

An army unit displays arms and ammunition operation in Kupwara district.
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An army unit displays arms and ammunition operation in Kupwara district.

Assamese singer Zublee Baruah leading a bike rally on the occasion of World Organ Donation Day in Guwahati.
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Assamese singer Zublee Baruah leading a bike rally on the occasion of World Organ Donation Day in Guwahati.

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda with CWG medalists, Sushil Kumar(R), Amit Kumar(L) and Pawan Kumar(2nd L) in New Delhi.
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Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda with CWG medalists, Sushil Kumar(R), Amit Kumar(L) and Pawan Kumar(2nd L) in New Delhi.

Pakistan`s batsman Younis Khan celebrates scoring a century during the first day`s play of the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle, Sri Lanka.
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Pakistan`s batsman Younis Khan celebrates scoring a century during the first day`s play of the first test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Galle, Sri Lanka.

Activists of Socialist Unity Center of India, SUCI, shout slogans during a protest against Israel’s attack on Gaza in Kolkata.
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Activists of Socialist Unity Center of India, SUCI, shout slogans during a protest against Israel’s attack on Gaza in Kolkata.

A girl prepares to release paper lanterns with a message for peace on it in the Motoyasu River near the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, western Japan. Japan marked the 69th anniversary Wednesday of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
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A girl prepares to release paper lanterns with a message for peace on it in the Motoyasu River near the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, western Japan. Japan marked the 69th anniversary Wednesday of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.

Students hold placards as they participate in a peace rally to mark the 69th anniversary of US atomic bombing of Hiroshima in Mumbai.
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Students hold placards as they participate in a peace rally to mark the 69th anniversary of US atomic bombing of Hiroshima in Mumbai.