Day in Pics: 8th September

Sep 08, 2012, 08:29 AM IST
President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden on stage together during a campaign event at the Univ. of Iowa City, Iowa.
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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden on stage together during a campaign event at the Univ. of Iowa City, Iowa.

Actress Vanessa Hudgens poses at the premiere of
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Actress Vanessa Hudgens poses at the premiere of "Spring Breakers" at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, greets Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra before a meeting at the APEC summit in Vladivostok, Russia.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, greets Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra before a meeting at the APEC summit in Vladivostok, Russia.

A crowd watches a procession in honor of the Virgin of Regla in the town of Regla, across the bay from Havana, Cuba.
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A crowd watches a procession in honor of the Virgin of Regla in the town of Regla, across the bay from Havana, Cuba.

People stand on a bridge damaged after heavy rain on Thursday, over the River Mahisagar at Udalpur near Godhra, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Ahmadabad.
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People stand on a bridge damaged after heavy rain on Thursday, over the River Mahisagar at Udalpur near Godhra, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Ahmadabad.

Leander Paes, and Radek Stepanek, of the Czech Republic, pose with the runner-up trophy after losing the men`s doubles final of the 2012 US Open tennis tournament, in New York.
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Leander Paes, and Radek Stepanek, of the Czech Republic, pose with the runner-up trophy after losing the men`s doubles final of the 2012 US Open tennis tournament, in New York.

Protesting village women shout slogans as they stand in water during the ‘Jal Satyagraha’ or ‘insistence on truth by water’ at Ghogal village, in Khandwa area, in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
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Protesting village women shout slogans as they stand in water during the ‘Jal Satyagraha’ or ‘insistence on truth by water’ at Ghogal village, in Khandwa area, in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Students, standing in as victims of disasters, lie on the ground awaiting treatment during a disaster drill conducted by a local chapter of the Red Cross at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines.
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Students, standing in as victims of disasters, lie on the ground awaiting treatment during a disaster drill conducted by a local chapter of the Red Cross at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines.

Residents rest on the ground at quake-hit Luozehe Town, Yiliang County, southwest China`s Yunnan Province.
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Residents rest on the ground at quake-hit Luozehe Town, Yiliang County, southwest China`s Yunnan Province.

Jamaica`s Usain Bolt is pictured during a DJ set, after the final Diamond League Memorial Van Damme track and field meeting in Brussels.
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Jamaica`s Usain Bolt is pictured during a DJ set, after the final Diamond League Memorial Van Damme track and field meeting in Brussels.

S.M. Krishna and his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar, arrive for a meeting in Islamabad. Krishna arrive in Pakistan for talks, the latest sign of a thaw in relations between two countries that have fought three major wars against each other.
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S.M. Krishna and his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar, arrive for a meeting in Islamabad. Krishna arrive in Pakistan for talks, the latest sign of a thaw in relations between two countries that have fought three major wars against each other.

A young Bavarian herdswoman in traditional dress drives her herd during the return of the cattle from the summer pastures in the mountains in Pfronten, Germany.
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A young Bavarian herdswoman in traditional dress drives her herd during the return of the cattle from the summer pastures in the mountains in Pfronten, Germany.

A member of the Afghan security forces stands guard at the scene of suicide bombing in Kabul Afghanistan. Afghan authorities say a suicide bomber has blown himself up near NATO headquarters in Kabul, killing at least 6 people.
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A member of the Afghan security forces stands guard at the scene of suicide bombing in Kabul Afghanistan. Afghan authorities say a suicide bomber has blown himself up near NATO headquarters in Kabul, killing at least 6 people.

Sri Lankan Muslim women leave a polling station after casting their votes in Kattankudi.
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Sri Lankan Muslim women leave a polling station after casting their votes in Kattankudi.

Greece`s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, kisses the cross held by Bishop Anthimos of Thessaloniki during the opening of an international trade fair in the northern port city of Thessaloniki.
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Greece`s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, kisses the cross held by Bishop Anthimos of Thessaloniki during the opening of an international trade fair in the northern port city of Thessaloniki.

This citizen journalism image  provided by Idlib News Network ENN, purports to show anti-Syrian regime protesters holding a placard against Syrian President Bashar Assad during a demonstration, at Kfar Nebel town, in Idlib province, northern Syria.
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This citizen journalism image provided by Idlib News Network ENN, purports to show anti-Syrian regime protesters holding a placard against Syrian President Bashar Assad during a demonstration, at Kfar Nebel town, in Idlib province, northern Syria.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, right, talks with attendees during a meeting at Yangon Region government office in Yangon.
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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, right, talks with attendees during a meeting at Yangon Region government office in Yangon.

School students walk with their plates for a free meal at a government-run school on International Literacy Day on the outskirts of Allahabad. India recently passed a law aimed at fighting child labor by making education compulsory up to age 14.
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School students walk with their plates for a free meal at a government-run school on International Literacy Day on the outskirts of Allahabad. India recently passed a law aimed at fighting child labor by making education compulsory up to age 14.

Afghans carry a wreath of flowers during a ceremony commemorating the11th anniversary of the death of Ahmad Shah Massoud in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghans carry a wreath of flowers during a ceremony commemorating the11th anniversary of the death of Ahmad Shah Massoud in Kabul, Afghanistan.

French President Francois Hollande, left, awards British musician Paul McCartney during a decoration ceremony photo session at the Elysee Palace in Paris.
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French President Francois Hollande, left, awards British musician Paul McCartney during a decoration ceremony photo session at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

Hindus who migrated from Pakistan to Jammu in 1947 participate in a protest demanding citizenship rights in Jammu.
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Hindus who migrated from Pakistan to Jammu in 1947 participate in a protest demanding citizenship rights in Jammu.

Pakistani police officials escort a young Christian girl, center, accused of blasphemy for allegedly burning pages of a Quran, toward a helicopter following her release from central prison on the outskirts of Rawalpindi.
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Pakistani police officials escort a young Christian girl, center, accused of blasphemy for allegedly burning pages of a Quran, toward a helicopter following her release from central prison on the outskirts of Rawalpindi.

US women`s soccer team members celebrate after defeating Germany 1-0 to win the U20 women`s World Cup final in Tokyo.
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US women`s soccer team members celebrate after defeating Germany 1-0 to win the U20 women`s World Cup final in Tokyo.

Nissan Chief Operating Officer Toshiyuki Shiga, center, accompanied by unidentified officials, looks at a newly launched Dongfeng Nissan sports hatchback Venucia R50 in Beijing.
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Nissan Chief Operating Officer Toshiyuki Shiga, center, accompanied by unidentified officials, looks at a newly launched Dongfeng Nissan sports hatchback Venucia R50 in Beijing.

Grounds men cover the playing area as it rains before the start of the first Twenty20 cricket match between India and New Zealand in Visakhapatnam.
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Grounds men cover the playing area as it rains before the start of the first Twenty20 cricket match between India and New Zealand in Visakhapatnam.

Officials look at the Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger plane upon arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. Air India has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787 from the company.
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Officials look at the Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger plane upon arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. Air India has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787 from the company.