Day in Pics: 8th July

Jul 08, 2013, 08:41 AM IST
Dancers wearing traditional Iraqi folk costumes perform during a celebration of the Iraqi capital becoming this year`s Arab Capital of Culture in Baghdad.
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Dancers wearing traditional Iraqi folk costumes perform during a celebration of the Iraqi capital becoming this year`s Arab Capital of Culture in Baghdad.

Two women react as as 19 hearses slowly roll by, in downtown Prescott, Ariz., carrying the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshot firefighters killed a week ago by an out-of-control blaze near Yarnell, Ariz.
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Two women react as as 19 hearses slowly roll by, in downtown Prescott, Ariz., carrying the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshot firefighters killed a week ago by an out-of-control blaze near Yarnell, Ariz.

People attend a rally for presidential candidate Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, at the March 26 Stadium in Bamako, Mali.
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People attend a rally for presidential candidate Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, at the March 26 Stadium in Bamako, Mali.

Indian paramilitary soldiers patrol the premises of the Taj Mahal in Agra, after a series of blasts in Bodhgaya.
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Indian paramilitary soldiers patrol the premises of the Taj Mahal in Agra, after a series of blasts in Bodhgaya.

A supporter of Egypt`s ousted President Mohammed Morsi holds his portrait with the slogan
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A supporter of Egypt`s ousted President Mohammed Morsi holds his portrait with the slogan "No alternative to legitimacy" in Nasser City, suburb of Cairo, Egypt.

Visitors of the Holi Festival of Colours throw special colored powders in the air on a meadow near Karlsruhe, Germany.
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Visitors of the Holi Festival of Colours throw special colored powders in the air on a meadow near Karlsruhe, Germany.

British tennis player and winner of Wimbledon 2013 Andy Murray and his partner Kim Sears arrive for the Wimbledon Champions Dinner 2013, in London.
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British tennis player and winner of Wimbledon 2013 Andy Murray and his partner Kim Sears arrive for the Wimbledon Champions Dinner 2013, in London.

Andy Murray of Britain poses with the trophy after he defeated Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the Men`s singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon.
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Andy Murray of Britain poses with the trophy after he defeated Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the Men`s singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon.

President Barack Obama with first lady Michelle Obama and members of the military, speaks during a Fourth of July celebration on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.
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President Barack Obama with first lady Michelle Obama and members of the military, speaks during a Fourth of July celebration on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

Singer Beyonce, performs on her
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Singer Beyonce, performs on her "Mrs. Carter Show World Tour 2013" during the Essence Festival at the Superdome, in New Orleans.

Protesters shout slogans during an anti-nuclear rally in front of the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) in Tokyo.
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Protesters shout slogans during an anti-nuclear rally in front of the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) in Tokyo.

North Koreans lay flowers on Mansu Hill to show their respect to late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on the 19th anniversary of Kim Il Sung`s death, in Pyongyang, North Korea.
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North Koreans lay flowers on Mansu Hill to show their respect to late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on the 19th anniversary of Kim Il Sung`s death, in Pyongyang, North Korea.

Indians watch as Indian Fire officials and rescue workers look for survivors at the site of a collapsed building, in Hyderabad.
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Indians watch as Indian Fire officials and rescue workers look for survivors at the site of a collapsed building, in Hyderabad.

Pope Francis waves to faithful aboard an Italian Coast Guard boat upon his arrival at the island of Lampedusa, southern Italy.
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Pope Francis waves to faithful aboard an Italian Coast Guard boat upon his arrival at the island of Lampedusa, southern Italy.

Fireworks burst over opponents of Egypt`s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi during a rally outside the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt.
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Fireworks burst over opponents of Egypt`s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi during a rally outside the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt.

Indian Border Security Force(BSF) soldiers stand guard at the Lord Jagannath temple ahead of annual Rath Yatra or Chariot procession, in Ahmadabad.
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Indian Border Security Force(BSF) soldiers stand guard at the Lord Jagannath temple ahead of annual Rath Yatra or Chariot procession, in Ahmadabad.

An injured man stands in a makeshift hospital after Egyptian soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of the ousted President Mohammed Morsi early Monday in Cairo.
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An injured man stands in a makeshift hospital after Egyptian soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of the ousted President Mohammed Morsi early Monday in Cairo.

Michael Hemingway, 16, centre, Ernest’s Hemingway`s great-grandson, takes photos at the San Fermin fiestas, in Pamplona northern Spain.
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Michael Hemingway, 16, centre, Ernest’s Hemingway`s great-grandson, takes photos at the San Fermin fiestas, in Pamplona northern Spain.

Citizen journalism image provided by Lens Young Homsi, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, black smoke rises from buildings damaged by Syrian government airstrikes and shelling in Homs, Syria.
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Citizen journalism image provided by Lens Young Homsi, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, black smoke rises from buildings damaged by Syrian government airstrikes and shelling in Homs, Syria.

A Kashmiri government employee cries in pain after getting injured during a protest in Srinagar.
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A Kashmiri government employee cries in pain after getting injured during a protest in Srinagar.

An Indian woman tries to avoid raindrops on her face as she rides behind a man on a bike in Hyderabad.
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An Indian woman tries to avoid raindrops on her face as she rides behind a man on a bike in Hyderabad.

India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh, party leader L.K. Advani and Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi attend the party`s parliamentary board meeting in New Delhi.
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India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh, party leader L.K. Advani and Gujarat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi attend the party`s parliamentary board meeting in New Delhi.