Day in Pics: 7th December

Dec 07, 2013, 10:59 AM IST
Protestors demonstrate outside of the Maracana Stadium against the 2014 World Cup Final Draw and issues surrounding the soccer tournament, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Protestors demonstrate outside of the Maracana Stadium against the 2014 World Cup Final Draw and issues surrounding the soccer tournament, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Empire State Building, right, rises into the climbs into the New York City skyline lit in the colors of the South African Flag to observe the passing of former South African President and Civil Rights leader Nelson Mandela.
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The Empire State Building, right, rises into the climbs into the New York City skyline lit in the colors of the South African Flag to observe the passing of former South African President and Civil Rights leader Nelson Mandela.

French President Francois Hollande`s companion Valerie Trierweiler, center, poses with, from left, Burkina Faso First Lady Chantal Compaore, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Hawa Bangura, and Cameroon`s First Lady Chantal Biya, right, during a family photo at a meeting dubbed `The Mobilisation against sexual violence towards women in conflict` attended by the first ladies of African nations, held alongside the Summit for Peace and Security in Africa, at the Musee d`Orsay, in Paris.
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French President Francois Hollande`s companion Valerie Trierweiler, center, poses with, from left, Burkina Faso First Lady Chantal Compaore, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Hawa Bangura, and Cameroon`s First Lady Chantal Biya, right, during a family photo at a meeting dubbed `The Mobilisation against sexual violence towards women in conflict` attended by the first ladies of African nations, held alongside the Summit for Peace and Security in Africa, at the Musee d`Orsay, in Paris.

Oregon State University senior Suzy Slack takes aim during a snowball fight with friends in downtown Corvallis, Ore.
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Oregon State University senior Suzy Slack takes aim during a snowball fight with friends in downtown Corvallis, Ore.

Soprano Renee Fleming, President Barack Obama, and singer and songwriter Mariah Carey holding her daughter Monroe, stand on stage together at the end of the 2013 National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse near the White House in Washington.
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Soprano Renee Fleming, President Barack Obama, and singer and songwriter Mariah Carey holding her daughter Monroe, stand on stage together at the end of the 2013 National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse near the White House in Washington.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, center, arrives for a dialogue entitled
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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, center, arrives for a dialogue entitled "Developing leadership for tomorrow" on the second day of the women`s forum in Yangon, Myanmar.

England`s Ian Bell celebrates his fifty against Australia during their second Ashes cricket test match in Adelaide, Australia.
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England`s Ian Bell celebrates his fifty against Australia during their second Ashes cricket test match in Adelaide, Australia.

Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova, left, and Serbian Ana Ivanovic pose for photos after an exhibition game in Bogota.
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Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova, left, and Serbian Ana Ivanovic pose for photos after an exhibition game in Bogota.

An Anti-government protester wave clapping tools at Democracy Monument in Bangkok, Thailand.
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An Anti-government protester wave clapping tools at Democracy Monument in Bangkok, Thailand.

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama presents 10th T N Khoshoo Memorial Award to Founder of Avani NGO in the Himalayas, Rashmi and Rajnish (R) at a function in New Delhi.
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Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama presents 10th T N Khoshoo Memorial Award to Founder of Avani NGO in the Himalayas, Rashmi and Rajnish (R) at a function in New Delhi.

Kate, the Duchess Of Cambridge, left, reacts with a patient as she visits the Shooting Star House Children`s hospice, in London.
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Kate, the Duchess Of Cambridge, left, reacts with a patient as she visits the Shooting Star House Children`s hospice, in London.

Pakistani Delshad Fazil, 60, holds photographs of her missing son, left, and nephew, during a protest near the parliament in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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Pakistani Delshad Fazil, 60, holds photographs of her missing son, left, and nephew, during a protest near the parliament in Islamabad, Pakistan.

A cow stands near a sand sculpture of Nelson Mandela made by few Indian students at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati, in Allahabad.
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A cow stands near a sand sculpture of Nelson Mandela made by few Indian students at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati, in Allahabad.

Former Brazilian soccer player Bebeto presents Mascot Fuleco during the draw ceremony for the 2014 soccer World Cup in Costa do Sauipe near Salvador, Brazil.
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Former Brazilian soccer player Bebeto presents Mascot Fuleco during the draw ceremony for the 2014 soccer World Cup in Costa do Sauipe near Salvador, Brazil.

President, Pranab Mukherjee and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice Chanceller, Zamiruddin Shah at Raghunathgang in Murshidabad, West Bengal.
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President, Pranab Mukherjee and Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice Chanceller, Zamiruddin Shah at Raghunathgang in Murshidabad, West Bengal.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa presenting Flag Day fund to Chennai Collector E Sundaravalli at Secretariat in Chennai.
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa presenting Flag Day fund to Chennai Collector E Sundaravalli at Secretariat in Chennai.

Former Pakistani Cricketer Imran Khan addresses AIMA members delivering an interactive lecture.
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Former Pakistani Cricketer Imran Khan addresses AIMA members delivering an interactive lecture.

BJP CM candidate Harsh Vardhan at his residence at Krishna Nagar in East Delhi.
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BJP CM candidate Harsh Vardhan at his residence at Krishna Nagar in East Delhi.

Former Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chowdhary appears before the court at Panaji, Goa to depose in the Tarun Tejpal`s case of sexually assaulting a woman journalist.
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Former Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chowdhary appears before the court at Panaji, Goa to depose in the Tarun Tejpal`s case of sexually assaulting a woman journalist.

People search for valuables after a fire damaged homes in Lalmati Guwahati.
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People search for valuables after a fire damaged homes in Lalmati Guwahati.

An NGO SAHAS at an event with HIV positive children on the ocassion of World AIDS day in Mumbai.
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An NGO SAHAS at an event with HIV positive children on the ocassion of World AIDS day in Mumbai.

Real Madrid`s Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal, right, poses for photographers during a presentation of his wax figure at the Wax Museum in Madrid, Spain.
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Real Madrid`s Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal, right, poses for photographers during a presentation of his wax figure at the Wax Museum in Madrid, Spain.