Day in Pics: 9th November

Nov 09, 2013, 07:38 AM IST
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Supporters of presidential candidate Qasim Ibrahim participate in an election campaign rally in Male, Maldives.

Supporters of presidential candidate Qasim Ibrahim participate in an election campaign rally in Male, Maldives.

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This citizen journalism image provided by Aleppo Media Center AMC which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Free Syrian Army fighter firing an AK-47 during a battle against the Syrian army loyal to Bashar Assad, in Aleppo, Syria.

This citizen journalism image provided by Aleppo Media Center AMC which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Free Syrian Army fighter firing an AK-47 during a battle against the Syrian army loyal to Bashar Assad, in Aleppo, Syria.

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A Hindu devotee stands in water and performs rituals to the setting sun during Chhath Puja festival in Bangalore.

A Hindu devotee stands in water and performs rituals to the setting sun during Chhath Puja festival in Bangalore.

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A Somali soldier stands near a destroyed car after a bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia.

A Somali soldier stands near a destroyed car after a bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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A tanker train carrying crude oil burns after derailing in western Alabama outside Aliceville, Ala.

A tanker train carrying crude oil burns after derailing in western Alabama outside Aliceville, Ala.

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This photo released by Rio 2016 Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, youths form the number 1,000 to mark the number of days before the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games inside Mangueirao stadium in Belem, Brazil.

This photo released by Rio 2016 Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, youths form the number 1,000 to mark the number of days before the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games inside Mangueirao stadium in Belem, Brazil.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a return to Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic during their ATP world Tour Finals tennis match at the O2 Arena on London.

Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a return to Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic during their ATP world Tour Finals tennis match at the O2 Arena on London.

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A man carries a decorated human skull or

A man carries a decorated human skull or "natita" inside the Cementerio General chapel during the Natitas Festival celebrations in La Paz, Bolivia.

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England`s Kevin Pietersen drives the ball during their cricket tour match against Australia A in Hobart, Australia.

England`s Kevin Pietersen drives the ball during their cricket tour match against Australia A in Hobart, Australia.

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First lady Michelle Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

First lady Michelle Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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A group of people dressed as Santa dash across the tarmac at Sydney Airport during the launch of the 5th annual Santa Fun run Christmas appeal in Sydney, Australia.

A group of people dressed as Santa dash across the tarmac at Sydney Airport during the launch of the 5th annual Santa Fun run Christmas appeal in Sydney, Australia.

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President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, at the Port of New Orleans. Obama traveled to the Gulf Coast region to make a case that more exports equal more jobs.

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, at the Port of New Orleans. Obama traveled to the Gulf Coast region to make a case that more exports equal more jobs.

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Cambodian student hold flowers and posters of their late King Norodom Sihanouk for an Independence Day celebration in front of Royal Palace, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Cambodian student hold flowers and posters of their late King Norodom Sihanouk for an Independence Day celebration in front of Royal Palace, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Britain`s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, leave after meeting young children at a mobile creche in Mumbai.

Britain`s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, leave after meeting young children at a mobile creche in Mumbai.

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A woman stands amidst the devastation brought about by powerful Typhoon Haiyan at Tacloban city, in Leyte province, central Philippines.

A woman stands amidst the devastation brought about by powerful Typhoon Haiyan at Tacloban city, in Leyte province, central Philippines.

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An election official breaks the seal of a ballot box to count votes after polling for presidential elections closed in Male, Maldives.

An election official breaks the seal of a ballot box to count votes after polling for presidential elections closed in Male, Maldives.

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Pope Francis, flanked by UNITALSI President Salvatore Pagliuca, holds a candle during his meeting with volunteers of the UNITALSI (Italian National Transport Union of ill to Lourdes and International Sanctuaries), in the Paul VI hall, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis, flanked by UNITALSI President Salvatore Pagliuca, holds a candle during his meeting with volunteers of the UNITALSI (Italian National Transport Union of ill to Lourdes and International Sanctuaries), in the Paul VI hall, at the Vatican.

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