January 4: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

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The Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani, second left, meets family of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in the U.S. airstrike in Iraq, at his home in Tehran, Iran.
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks on Iran, at his Mar-a-Lago property in Palm Beach, Fla. 
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Protesters set fires in front of the U.S. embassy compound, in Baghdad, Iraq. Dozens of angry Iraqi Shiite militia supporters broke into the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday following U.S. airstrikes on Sunday that killed 25 fighters of the Iran-backed militia in Iraq
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A boy carries a portrait of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq, prior to the Friday prayers in Tehran, Iran. Iran has vowed “harsh retaliation” for the U.S. airstrike near Baghdad’s airport that killed Tehran’s top general
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama during the third day of his teaching session at Kalachakra Ground in Bodhgaya.
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Lok Sabha Speaker and local MP from Kota meets the family of an infant who died at the JK Lon hospital in Kota. At least 100 infants have died at the government-run hospital in the month of December.
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Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal interacts with a student during a mega-PTM (Parents Teachers Meeting) at Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya, Rouse Avenue, in New Delhi.
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Protestors display postcards during a demonstration organised as part of the ‘Satyagraha’ against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizenship (NRC) and National Population Register(NPR) in Bengaluru.
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A view of a snow-covered locality after fresh snowfall near Palchan in Kullu district.
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Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) members stage a protest against alleged abduction of the Sikh girl Jagjeet Kaur and her forcible conversion to Islam in Pakistan, outside the Pakistan High Ccommission in New Delhi.
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Mourners gather for a funeral procession for Gen. Qassem Soleimani, in Baghdad. The head of Iran’s elite Quds force and mastermind of its regional security strategy, was killed in an airstrike early Friday near the Iraqi capital’s international airport
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Bushfire smoke shrouds the skyline of Australia’s largest city Sydney. Australia braced for one of the worst days in its wildfire crisis, with strong winds and high temperatures forecast to bring flames to more populated areas, including the suburbs of Sydney. 
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Smoke from a fire at Batemans Bay, Australia, billows into the air. Australia’s prime minister called up about 3,000 reservists as the threat of wildfires escalated in at least three states on Saturday
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden and Rep. Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, center, arrive for a campaign rally at University of Dubuque, in Dubuque, Iowa. 
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A woman rides a tricycle on a flooded street in Jakarta, Indonesia. Monsoon rains and rising rivers submerged parts of greater Jakarta and caused landslides in Bogor and Depok districts on the city’s outskirts as well as in neighboring Lebak, which buried a number of people.

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