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Day In Pics: July 17, 2015

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| July 17 , 2015 , 13:18 IST
Samsung C&T Corp., Head Office in Seoul, South Korea
[caption id="attachment_83730" align="aligncenter" width="700"] (Photo: AP)[/caption] Employees walk by a logo of Samsung C&T Corp., at its head office in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung shareholders approved a highly contested deal that strengthens the Samsung family’s grip on the world’s largest smartphone maker. Samsung construction company Samsung C&T said that 69.5 percent of shareholders who voted supported the takeover of it by another Samsung company, Cheil Industries. ALSO READ: Samsung Unveils Galaxy A8, Company’s Thinnest Metal Body Smartphone Ever
End Of Fasting Month Of Ramadan In Eid Gah Mosque In Kabul, Afghanistan
[caption id="attachment_83731" align="alignnone" width="700"]Afghan men leave after Eid Al-Fitr prayers in Eid Gah mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, July 17,2015. Eid al-Fitr prayer marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.(AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini) (Photo: AP/Massoud Hossaini)[/caption] Afghan men leave after Eid Al-Fitr prayers in Eid Gah mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan. Eid al-Fitr prayer marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
First Day Of The Second Ashes Test Match Between England And Australia
[caption id="attachment_83732" align="alignnone" width="700"]London : Australia's Chris Rogers, right, celebrates scoring a century with fellow centurion Steven Smith on the first day of the second Ashes Test match between England and Australia, at Lord's cricket ground in London, Thursday, July 16, 2015. AP/PTI (Photo: PTI)[/caption] Australia's Chris Rogers, right, celebrates scoring a century with fellow centurion Steven Smith on the first day of the second Ashes Test match between England and Australia, at Lord's cricket ground in London. ALSO READ: Ashes 2015 2nd Test: Mark Taylor Says, ‘One Good Day’ Can Bring Australia Back On Track
Pluto's Largest Moon Charon
[caption id="attachment_83733" align="aligncenter" width="700"] (Photo: AP/NASA)[/caption] Pluto's largest moon Charon, left, with a captivating feature, a depression with a peak in the middle, shown in the upper left corner of the inset image at right. ALSO READ: New Horizon Probe’s Pluto Images Cast Light On Dwarf Planet’s Surface
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Memorial Ceremony
[caption id="attachment_83734" align="aligncenter" width="700"] (Photo: AP/David Gray)[/caption] Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott stands in silence after he laid a wreath for the Australian victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 at a ceremony unveiling a memorial outside Parliament House in Canberra, Australia. Tearful relatives of several Australians who were flying on the Malaysian jetliner that was shot down over eastern Ukraine a year ago gathered for a memorial service that included the unveiling of a plaque set in soil from the place where they died. ALSO READ: A Year After MH17 Crash: Australia Holds Memorial Service, Victims Families Call For Justice
Waves Crash Against Katsurahama In Kochi
[caption id="attachment_83735" align="alignnone" width="700"] (Photo: AP)[/caption] Waves crash against Katsurahama in Kochi on the island of Shikoku, western Japan, as a strong tropical storm sweeps across western Japan. Tropical Storm Nangka caused serious flooding and disrupted air and train travel as it crossed the island of Shikoku and the main Japanese island of Honshu.
Construction Site Of The Stadium For The 2018 World Cup In Russia
[caption id="attachment_83744" align="alignnone" width="700"] (Photo: IANS/Li Ming)[/caption] The construction site of the stadium for the 2018 World Cup in Samara, Russia. Russia will host the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in 2018. ALSO READ: Russia & Qatar Could Lose Hosting World Cup, If Charges Are Proven: FIFA
Illegal Migrants Walk On Road In Border Town Of Southern Hungary
[caption id="attachment_83745" align="alignnone" width="700"] (Photo: IANS/Attila Volgyi)[/caption] Illegal migrants walk on a road in border town Asotthalom, Southern Hungary. So far this year 81,333 people were apprehended after crossing the border illegally, and over 80,000 of them had entered Hungary from Serbia.
Monsoon Season Has Begun In Nepal
[caption id="attachment_83746" align="alignnone" width="700"] (Photo: IANS/Sunil Sharma)[/caption] A Ferris wheel is seen as monsoon clouds cover the sky in Kirtipur, the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. Monsoon season has begun in the country with heavy rainfall. ALSO READ: Mount Everest Moves By 3cm Due To The Earthquake In Nepal