Day in Pics: 9th May

May 09, 2014, 09:46 AM IST
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Ukrainian government troops guard an administration building in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine.

Ukrainian government troops guard an administration building in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine.

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Mike, Declan, and Jacob Hemmingsen tell their family`s story during a news conference in Grand Rapids, Mich..

Mike, Declan, and Jacob Hemmingsen tell their family`s story during a news conference in Grand Rapids, Mich..

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This photo provided by the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), Lakey Peterson, of the United States, cuts back on a wave during her round 3 heat in the Billabong Rio Pro surfing competition, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

This photo provided by the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), Lakey Peterson, of the United States, cuts back on a wave during her round 3 heat in the Billabong Rio Pro surfing competition, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Britain`s Prince Charles, Honorary Patron, Association of Marshall Scholars, left, meets Matthew W. Barzun, Ambassador of the United States of America to the United Kingdom, right, at a reception to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of The Marshall Scholarships at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in London.

Britain`s Prince Charles, Honorary Patron, Association of Marshall Scholars, left, meets Matthew W. Barzun, Ambassador of the United States of America to the United Kingdom, right, at a reception to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of The Marshall Scholarships at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in London.

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About 20 balloon organizers inflated their balloons during the media day launch to prepare for the 40th Annual Balloon Stampede in Walla Walla, Wash.

About 20 balloon organizers inflated their balloons during the media day launch to prepare for the 40th Annual Balloon Stampede in Walla Walla, Wash.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi with party leader RPN Singh during an election campaign at Padrauna in Kushinagar.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi with party leader RPN Singh during an election campaign at Padrauna in Kushinagar.

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US marines take their position on the shore to simulate a raid with their Philippine counterpart at the joint US-Philippines military exercise dubbed Balikatan 2014 at the Naval Training Exercise Command, a former US naval base, and facing the South China Sea at San Antonio township, Zambales province northwest of Manila.

US marines take their position on the shore to simulate a raid with their Philippine counterpart at the joint US-Philippines military exercise dubbed Balikatan 2014 at the Naval Training Exercise Command, a former US naval base, and facing the South China Sea at San Antonio township, Zambales province northwest of Manila.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with BJP leader Subramanian Swami during Rabindra Nath Tagore`s 153rd birth anniversary at Parliament House in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with BJP leader Subramanian Swami during Rabindra Nath Tagore`s 153rd birth anniversary at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Body builders Ulisses (R), Simeon Panda (L) and Miss Bikini America Jessica Vasquez during the launch of the Musclemania India for the awareness of natural body building for the Indian youth, in Bengaluru.

Body builders Ulisses (R), Simeon Panda (L) and Miss Bikini America Jessica Vasquez during the launch of the Musclemania India for the awareness of natural body building for the Indian youth, in Bengaluru.

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Trinamool Congress candidate Sudip Bandyopadhay with his wife and actress Naina Das Bandopadhay (C) during his election campaign rally for Lok Sabha polls, at a slum area in Kolkata.

Trinamool Congress candidate Sudip Bandyopadhay with his wife and actress Naina Das Bandopadhay (C) during his election campaign rally for Lok Sabha polls, at a slum area in Kolkata.

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BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addresses an election rally in Motihari.

BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addresses an election rally in Motihari.

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Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi smiles as he leaves the `Sacra Famiglia` foundation in Cesano Boscone, near Milan, Italy. Berlusconi, 77, was ordered to perform four hours of community service a week for a year after his four-year sentence was reduced to one by a general amnesty.

Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi smiles as he leaves the `Sacra Famiglia` foundation in Cesano Boscone, near Milan, Italy. Berlusconi, 77, was ordered to perform four hours of community service a week for a year after his four-year sentence was reduced to one by a general amnesty.

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Russian girl Sophia plays with other children on an ordnance during the celebrations of Victory Day at the Soviet war monument and cemetery at the district Tiergarten in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of Russians attend the celebration in the German capital to mark the victory over Nazi-Germany.

Russian girl Sophia plays with other children on an ordnance during the celebrations of Victory Day at the Soviet war monument and cemetery at the district Tiergarten in Berlin, Germany. Hundreds of Russians attend the celebration in the German capital to mark the victory over Nazi-Germany.

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Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II arrives for the Order of the Bath Service at Westminster Abbey in London.

Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II arrives for the Order of the Bath Service at Westminster Abbey in London.

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BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi flashes victory sign with Apna Dal President Krishna Patel and party leader Anupriya Patel at an election rally in Mirzapur.

BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi flashes victory sign with Apna Dal President Krishna Patel and party leader Anupriya Patel at an election rally in Mirzapur.

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West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC President Mamata Banerjee at a election rally for TMC candidate Indranil Sen (unseen) at Berhampore in Murshidabad.

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC President Mamata Banerjee at a election rally for TMC candidate Indranil Sen (unseen) at Berhampore in Murshidabad.

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An Afghan greyhound performs with its owner at the dog show in Dortmund, Germany.

An Afghan greyhound performs with its owner at the dog show in Dortmund, Germany.

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Maria Sharapova from Russia serves the ball during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Li Na from China in Madrid, Spain.

Maria Sharapova from Russia serves the ball during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match against Li Na from China in Madrid, Spain.

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Children dressed as cows hold placards during a demonstration organized by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in Bangalore. The demonstration was held ahead of Mothers Day to protest against dairy farms that forcibly impregnate cows and then separate their newborn calves in order to sell their milk, according to a press release.

Children dressed as cows hold placards during a demonstration organized by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in Bangalore. The demonstration was held ahead of Mothers Day to protest against dairy farms that forcibly impregnate cows and then separate their newborn calves in order to sell their milk, according to a press release.

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